Still taken from The Wound

MEDIA films on UK screens: April

BPM (Beats Per Minute) (120 Battement Par Minute)

The lives of AIDS activists in early 90s Paris are reimagined in bold and vivid detail in 120 BPM, a stunning and heart-wrenching drama from the writer of Palme d’Or winner The Class, Robin Campillo.

The film received over €500,000 of Creative Europe support for its release in 27 European countries including the UK.

It is released on 6 April by Curzon Artificial Eye.

Krotkaya (A Gentle Creature)

A woman lives in a small village in Russia. One day she receives the parcel she sent to her husband, serving a sentence in prison. Confused and angered, she sets out to find why her package was returned to sender.

The film received support through the Automatic Distribution scheme for its release in the Greece, Hungary, the Netherlands and Poland.

It is released by Arrow Films on 13 April.

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Pie Society

On the island of Guernsey in the aftermath of the Second World War, a free-spirited journalist, Juliet Ashton forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society when she decides to write about the book club they formed during wartime.

Mike Newall’s drama received support through Creative Europe’s Sales Agents scheme.

It is released by Studiocanal UK on 20 April.

Un Beau Soleil Interieur (Let the Sunshine In)

Single mother Isabelle, a divorced artist with one child, is looking for love - true love to be precise.

The film received support through Creative Europe's Automatic Distribution scheme for its release in Germany, Greece, Poland and Slovenia.

It is released on 20 April by Curzon Artifical Eye.

The Wound

Shortlisted for best foreign language film at the 2018 Academy Awards, The Wound is an exploration of tradition and sexuality set amid South Africa’s XHOSA culture.

The Wound received funding through World Cinema Fund, one of the six international co-production funds supported by Creative Europe.

It is released on 27 April by Pecadillo Pictures

Image: Still taken from John Trengrove's The Wound which received funding through World Cinema Fund, one of the six international co-production funds supported by Creative Europe.