Every year at Derby Film Festival the team cast their eyes forward across the cinema release schedule and select the very best upcoming films to screen as previews at the festival.
You can read about some of the films previewing at the festival below. To view the full festival programme, head to the Derby Film Festival website.
Friday 4th May, 8.40pm
Jean-Luc Godard (Louis Garrel), the leading French filmmaker of his generation, is shooting his new film La Chinoise. The film stars Anne Wiazemsky (Stacy Martin) and the two are in love. They soon marry and are happy until civil unrest breaks out across France in May 1968 sending Godard into a spiral. The young marriage faces a huge test in this true story of one of European cinema’s titans.
The Endless (15)
Sunday 6th May, 4.20pm
Two brothers are tempted back to the UFO death cult they escaped a decade earlier by a mysterious video message.They discover the members of the cult seem to be preparing for some sort of momentous event. Will the brothers be able to make it out safely a second time? Directors Justin Benson & Aaron Moorhead (Spring) return with another gripping twisty thriller that defies easy genre categorisation.
Monday 7th May, 9.00pm
Chloé (Marine Vacth) becomes a patient of the charming Dr. Paul Meyer (Jérémie Renier) but the mutual attraction between them means treatment is impossible. The two become lovers but Paul seems to be hiding elements of his past and Chloe finds herself inhabiting a dark and bewildering world of smoke, mirrors and doppelgangers – where nothing is as it seems, and no one can be trusted.
Find out what else is on at the Derby Film Festival on the website.