While we love a bit of Doctor Strange and Top Gun, we also love smaller films so here’s everything a bit more indie coming to our screens in May.
Wake Up Punk / 6th May
Fans of punk will like this one. Nigel Askew’s documentary burrows into what punk is, who it’s for and what it’s worth. Vivienne Westwood and her son Joe Corre feature in this free-spirited doc alongside other punk legends.
Wild Men / 6th May
The Danes have done it again! If you liked Another Round, you’ll likely enjoy Wild Men. A comedy of sorts about a Danish man escaping into the Norwegian wilderness sets out to explore masculinity and male mental health. Sign us up!
This Much I Know To Be True / 11th May
Andrew Dominik’s documentary follows Nick Cave and Warren Ellis’ relationship as they bring to life their two most recent studio albums ahead of their UK tour. The documentary is shot by visionary cinematographer Robbie Ryan.
The Quiet Girl / 13th May
Set in rural Ireland in the 80s, The Quiet Girl promises to be a deeply emotional and mysterious film. Sent to live with strangers for the summer, a young girl blossoms but also finds a secret. Colour us intrigued.
The Innocents / 20th May
What’s the month of May without a little Nordic horror? And horror is always scarier when it involves kids. The Innocents has already been critically acclaimed all over the world and we can finally find out what all the fuss is about on May 20th.
Emergency / 20th May
A Sundance hit, Emergency will enjoy a short, but sweet cinema release before heading to Amazon Prime Video. Starring RJ Cyler and Donald Elise Watkins, Emergency is a satirical thriller about a group of youngsters who must weigh the pros and cons of calling the cops on a night out.
Between Two Worlds / 27th May
Juliette Binoche, the queen of foreign indie cinema, returns with a compelling performance as an author who goes undercover as a cleaner for a book. This one is based on the non-fiction book by Marianne Winckler who Binoche will be channelling in the film.