Films at Heart is a not-for-profit group run by volunteers. Members and non-members are equally welcome. We are part of Headingley Development Trust.
We screen contemporary independent films from around the world that you may have missed the first time round or that had only limited exposure.
Films at Heart screens on the second Tuesday of every month September to July. Check our programme on HEART’s ‘What’s On’ listing pages.
Films start at 8pm and tickets are available on the door from 7.30pm on screening nights and are priced as follows:
Iran // 2016 // 125 mins // subtitled // Dir Asghar Farhadi
After their flat becomes damaged, Emad and Rana, a young couple living in Tehran, Iran, must move into another apartment. Once relocated, a sudden eruption of violence linked to the previous tenant of their new home dramatically changes their lives, creating a simmering tension between husband and wife.
Things To Come
France // 2016 // 102 mins // subtitled // Dir Mia Hansen-Løve
Nathalie teaches at a school in Paris. She is passionate about her job and enjoys passing on the pleasure of thinking. Married with two children, she divides her time between family, former students and her possessive mother. One day, Nathalie’s husband announces he is leaving her for another woman. With freedom thrust upon her, Nathalie must reinvent her life.
United Kingdom // 2017 // 71 mins // Dir Sally Potter
Janet hosts an intimate gathering to celebrate her political ascension. After her acerbic best friend and others arrive, some with dramatic news to share, an announcement by Janet’s husband provokes a series of revelations. As the soiree starts to unravel, a night that started with champagne soon ends up with
arguments, shouting and a pointed gun.
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Uruguay //2014 // 90 mins // Subtitled // Dir Alvaro Brechner
After fleeing Europe for Uruguay during WWII, Jacob Kaplan built a quiet life. After learning of a mysterious German prowling the shores of a nearby beach, he becomes convinced that he’s found a Nazi in hiding and plans to expose him. A potent mixture of emotional depth and deadpan comedy, Mr. Kaplan is a vivacious meditation on family, ageing and the drive for significance.