at the RIO

From Friday

Force Majeure (15)

The icy truth is often to be found beneath the surface… Ruben Östlund’s internationally acclaimed, award-winning mix of ice-cold drama and cutting observational comedy dives beneath the surface and comes up with a perceptive and recognisable portrait of the human condition.

While We’re Young (15)

After the delights of FRANCES HA, the new movie from writer-director Noah Baumbach continues his perceptively funny and cringingly honest look at lives in his own curious world.

Friday 17 April, 11.30pm
Saturday 18 April, 11.30pm

Cobain: Montage of Heck(15)

The short life of legendary grunge band Nirvana’s driving force gets the definitive cinematic treatment with an expert blending of Kurt Cobain’s personal archive and family interviews.
Saturday 18 April, 11.00am

The Nut Job 3D (U)

A delightfully goofy 3D cartoon comedy with a mischievous streak.

Saturday 18 April, 2pm

Dressed as a Girl (15) + Q&A

The Frockumentary of the Year! The story of East London’s alternative drag scene and a look at the lives of a sextet of its stars – Jonny Woo, Scottee, Pia, Amber, Holestar, John Sizzle – the highs and lows, from boob jobs and breakdowns, to high heels and high drama.

Wednesday 22 April, 6.30pm

Celebrating Earth Day

With screenings worldwide celebrating Earth Day 2015, PLANETARY is a global cinematic look at our world today. An Informative, insightful and wise exploration of how we see our planet and our connection to everything on it.

Sunday 19 April
Noir and Red Double Bill


Force of Evil (PG)

One of the great film noirs, and the most poetic, writer-director Abraham Polonski’s masterpiece is drenched in cynicism, corruption and greed.


+ Red Hollywood (PG)

A fascinating wealth of clips from films, the famous and the forgotten, both illuminates and entertains

Wednesday 22 April, 8.45pm

The Emperor’s New Clothes (*) + Q&A with Russell Brand

As the 2015 General Election campaign heads for the final strait, the inimitable Russell Brand offers a hard-hitting polemic on how the rich are getting richer at the expense of the increasingly impoverished poor.

 We will be closed for improvements to our Cafe Bar on Monday 20th April. Open for business again Tuesday evening.

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From Fri 24 April

The Falling (15)

Carol Morley continues to dig below the surface of the seemingly inexplicable with the eerily ambiguous tale, based on a real incident, of a mass fainting epidemic which broke out at an English all girl’s school in the late 1960s.

Sat 25 April, 4pm

In the Blood(15) + Q&A

A big screen preview of a soon to be released neo-noir crime thriller from Hackney residents director Mark Abraham and co-producer Darren Pratt.

Mulholland Drive (18)

Please note that this screening has been postponed until Saturday 6 June. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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