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English / Hindi / Punjabi
Meera Syal's wonderful coming-of-age novel makes a successful transition to the big screen here. Set in the Midlands of the 1970s, the story concerns Meena, a young Anglo-Asian girl starting to navigate the path between innocence and maturity. Her parents want her to be a good Punjabi girl, but Meena wants to decide her own future and finds herself drawn to the rebellious older white girl, Anita. This is a funny, moving and thought-provoking film.
Uplifting comedy-drama about a teenage runaway making his way in London, starring Tom Turgoose and directed by Shane Meadows.
14+ years 68 mins
Vivid, tragi-comic tale about a young Bangladeshi woman who settles in London, trapped in a loveless arranged marriage and isolated in a new country.
14+ years 97 mins
Widely considered to have kick-started black British cinema, this 1970s film focuses on a black school leaver well-qualified but unable to find a job.
16+ years 120 mins
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