While making a documentary about the Anglo-American coup in Iran in 1953, Iranian director Taghi Amirani and editor Walter Murch (Apocalypse Now, The Conversation, The English Patient) discover extraordinary never seen before archive material hidden for decades. The 16mm footage and documents not only allow the filmmakers to tell the story of the overthrow of […]
From Saturday 1st August 2020 the Ipswich Film Theatre will be under the new leadership of Dan Champion and Neil McGlone. Over the last few years the Ipswich Film Theatre has faced adversity and success in equal measure. Now, with the advent of an unprecedented challenge to our way of life they, as well as […]
He is a man, a father, a grandfather, a policeman, a widower In a remote Icelandic town, Ingimundur, an off-duty police chief begins to suspect a local man of having had an affair with his late wife. Gradually his obsession for finding out the truth accumulates and inevitably begins to endanger himself and his loved […]
The combined spirits of H.P. Lovecraft, early Sam Raimi and Mystery Science Theater 3000 inhabit this action-packed tale of nautical derring-do and monster mayhem with the eccentric Captain Seafield and his crew – an inventive, irreverent and riotously entertaining ode to the classic monster movies of yesteryear. As creatives around the world are forced to […]
Chinonye Chukwu delivers one of the most powerful pieces of American cinema in years with Clemency. Alfre Woodard has never been more engaging than she is as prison warden Bernadine Williams, a veteran of countless executions, for whom the psychological tolls have become an unspeakable burden and the third person in her marriage. Woodard is […]
We welcome the recent announcement from the Prime Minister that cinemas can start to reopen from July 4. At Ipswich Film Theatre we are committed to delivering the safest possible environment at all times and have concluded that September is the optimal month for us to reopen our doors. Our recent Reopening Survey highlighted a […]
Rubika Shah and Ed Gibbs deliver a powerful award-winning documentary, as timely now as it was 40 years ago. White Riot won the Grierson Award at the BFI London Film Festival in 2019 and is previewing now with IFT At Home. Britain, late-1970s. Punk is exploding. The country is deeply divided over immigration. The National […]
Hello you lovely people! If you have ten minutes to spare we’d love to get your take on a few things… Our reopening survey is accessible at the link below. If you can spare ten minutes to complete it for us that would be grand! We look forward to welcoming you all back soon!
Joan of Arc, Bruno Dumont’s Cannes award-winner is now available to rent through IFT At Home, New Wave Films and Modern Films Entertainment. In the 15th century, both France and England stake a blood claim for the French throne. Believing that God had chosen her, the young Joan leads the army of the King of France. […]
Revisit Paul Verhoeven’s Showgirls on its 25th Anniversary. When Showgirls was released in 1995, Paul Verhoeven’s salacious NC-17 look at Vegas dancers was met by critics and audiences with near universal derision. But in the intervening decades, the film has inspired an ever-growing fan community and impassioned debate over its quality, artistic intent and messages […]
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