Programming – Folkestone Quarterhouse

We’re excited to announce our new partnership with the Folkestone Quarterhouse programming their new monthly documentary club which gives us a great opportunity to bring documentaries from around the world to Folkestone and to build a documentary community.



POW! Thanet – Power of Women

Co-founder of Violet Pictures Jan Dunn was invited to Pow Thanet who’s goal is to encourage community involvement in local arts and cultural activities, and profiling the work of local female artists. Jan hosted a panel on Mary Beard’s book Women and Power and you read her summary here on the event.



Programming – Folkestone Harbour Screen

The Harbour Screen in Folkestone returns for its second season from the 24th of May with an expanded programme and our own James Collie returns as the film programmer. The programme is packed with classics, undiscovered gems and documentaries including the new film from Asif Kapadia looking at Diego Maradona fresh from its premiere at Cannes.

Inquiring Nuns


New Acquisition: Inquiring Nuns

We are delighted to announce our newest acquisition the classic documentary Inquiring Nuns. A beloved gem of pure cinéma vérité, the film stars Sister Marie Arné and Sister Mary Campion as they tour Chicago during the Summer of Love, asking strangers the question, “Are you happy?” The film will tour UK cinemas from the 27th of May and will also be available on Curzon Home Cinema to celebrate its 50th…

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No Manifesto opens in the Czech Republic on the 22nd of March in 100 cinemas.

Beverley Matous distribution in the Czech Republic will be releasing No Manifesto: A Film About The Manic Street Preachers on the 22nd of March as part of their One Night 100 Cinemas Project. For an independent documentary which was a labour of love made over 12 years, it’s an amazing release to have outside the UK.