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Rocks (12)

Director: Sarah Gavron
Cast: Bukky Bakray, Kosar Ali, D'angelou Osei Kissiedu
Language: English
Country of Origin: UK
Year: 2019
Running Time: 93m

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From director Sarah Gavron (Suffragette, Brick Lane) comes this poignant, vibrant coming of age story.

Rocks (15) is a teenage girl with big dreams for the future, loyal fun friends and an adoring, though mischievous little brother Emmanuel, aged 7. Rocks enjoys school (as much as any teenager does) and lives a full vibrant life in East London with her team of London-centric female best friends.

Rocks’ world is turned upside down when she returns from school to find her mum gone, having left some cash and a note offering little explanation except that she is sorry. Determined to stick with her brother and avoid being taken into care against all odds, Rocks leaves her home and hides in pockets of East London. As each day becomes tougher and her secret harder to hide, Rocks starts to push away those who love her and her friendship group begins to fracture.

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The protected group screening for vulnerable people from Coronavirus is on Monday 28 September at 1pm

The parent and baby screening is on Wednesday 30 September  at 1pm

“The film is such a rush of vitality. It rocks...An energetic five-star triumph”
5 Stars Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
Utterly unmissable! This tough but hopeful London coming-of-age story will fill your heart.
★★★★★ Philip De Semlyen, Time Out

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