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Godard Season

A blazing week in this retrospective: the stylishly warped sci-fi of Alphaville (tonight, 8.30pm); the documentary British Sounds, made for, and banned from, television (tonight, 6pm); and his most searing work, Weekend (Mon, 7.30pm) To 30 Oct, French Institute, London SW3 (0171-589 6211)

Land and Freedom

Ken Loach digs up the Spanish Civil War and has a pop at the Left in the process.

On release

Deep Cover

Bill Duke's modern noir, with undercover cop Laurence Fishburne drawn to junkie lawyer Jeff Goldblum.

Sat 11.15pm, Everyman Cinema, London NW3 (0171-435 1525)