Coming this February & March
Films coming soon at HPPH
You can download a copy of our latest film guide below for details about new releases, highlights from our regular strands and festival collaborations we're looking forward to. These will begin to appear on our website over the coming days, and tickets available to book in advance.
Paper copies are available to collect from the Hyde Park Picture House.
American Fiction • From Fri 02 Feb
In Cord Jefferson’s (Watchmen, Station Eleven) hilarious directorial debut, Jeffrey Wright plays a frustrated novelist who’s fed up with the establishment profiting from ‘Black’ entertainment that relies on tired and offensive tropes.
Samsara • From Fri 02 Feb
A Berlin Film Festival award winner, Lois Patiño’s assured third feature transports us to magical places in Laos and Zanzibar, where the visible and the invisible merge. Captured on 16mm, Patiño’s film envelops us in a work of collective meditation.
Occupied City • From Sun 11 Feb
Where do the memories of a city go? From award-winning director Steve McQueen (Hunger, 12 Years a Slave), comes a monumental exploration of how our past collides with our precarious present: mirroring it and warning us in plain sight.
The Iron Claw • From Fri 16 Feb
The true story of the inseparable Von Erich brothers, who made history in the competitive world of professional wrestling in the early 1980s. Through tragedy and triumph, the brothers seek larger-than-life immortality on the biggest stage in sports.
The Taste of Things • From Fri 16 Feb
Set in 1880s France, the film follows the life of chef Dodin Bouffant, who lives with his lover Eugénie. They share a long history of gastronomy but Eugénie refuses to marry Dodin, so he decides to do something he has never done before: cook for her.
The Settlers • From Fri 16 Feb
At the turn of the 20th century, three horsemen set out across the Tierra del Fuego archipelago, tasked with securing a wealthy landowner’s vast property. Writer-director Felipe Gálvez makes his revelatory debut with his revisionist take on the Western.
Perfect Days • From Fri 23 Jan
Hirayama lives a life of blissful contentment, spending his days balancing his job as a caretaker of Tokyo’s public toilets with his passion for the arts, in this beautifully woven tale from acclaimed director Wim Wenders (Wings of Desire).
Your Fat Friend • From Fri 23 Feb
Documentary filmmaker Jeanie Finlay (Seahorse, Sound it Out) returns with this engaging and candid Sheffield DocFest Audience Award winner. It follows Aubrey Gordon as she rises from unknown blogger to world-renowned author and activist.
Dune: Part Two • From Fri 01 Mar
Featuring breathtaking visuals, stunning sounds and captivating performances (with Florence Pugh, Austin Butler and Christopher Walken joining the ensemble), director Denis Villeneuve’s concluding chapter is immersive cinema on an epic scale.
Evil Does Not Exist • From Fri 01 Mar
In a small, idyllic Japanese village lives a tight-knit community, whose peace is threatened when a new tourist spot is planned nearby, in this fascinating and unpredictable eco-drama from Oscar-nominated writer-director Ryusuke Hamaguchi (Drive My Car).
Copa 71 • From Fri 15 Mar
Told by the pioneering women who participated, Copa 71 tells the extraordinary story of the 1971 Women’s Soccer World Cup, a record breaking tournament that has been written out of sporting history.
Monster • From Fri 15 Mar
There is a darkness surrounding 11-year-old Minato. As his behaviour begins to shift at school, his mum confronts his teachers in order to discover the truth, in the latest from acclaimed Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda (Shoplifters, Broker).
Drive-Away Dolls • From Fri 22 Mar
Written by acclaimed filmmaker Ethan Coen and long-term collaborator Tricia Cooke, Drive-Away Dolls follows the story of free spirit Jamie and her demure friend Marian who, in search of a fresh start, both embark on an impromptu road trip to Tallahassee.
The Delinquents • Coming March (dates TBC)
Bank employee Morán schemes to steal enough money to liberate himself from corporate monotony, then confesses and serves prison time, while his co-worker hides the cash, in Rodrigo Moreno’s playful, Hitchcockian take on the heist movie.
Silver Haze • Coming soon (dates TBC)
Franky is a nurse who lives with her family in East London. Obsessed with a thirst for revenge for a traumatic event that happened 15 years ago, she is unable to build any meaningful relationship, until she falls in love with Florence, one of her patients.
The Teachers Lounge • Coming soon (dates TBC)
When one of her students is suspected of theft, teacher Carla Nowak decides to get to the bottom of the matter. Caught between her ideals and the school system, the consequences of her actions threaten to break her.