Previously at the ICA - Films

Andrea Arnold, American Honey, 2016

American Honey

14 Oct 20162 Nov 2016

In a digital world, few still read magazines; and in dirt-poor America, still fewer will cough up for ink on paper. So for the youthful crew cramped into a van, peddling magazine subscriptions around Midwest strip malls, pickings are slim. But young Star (newcomer Sasha Lane) nonetheless dumps her kids to join their outfit, which is fronted by the hard-nosed Krystal (Riley Keough) and her charismatic boyfriend Jake (Shia LaBeouf) – who clearly has designs on Star.

Writer-director Andrea Arnold’s first American film recaptures the winningly scratchy form of Fish Tank and Red Road, offering a glorious kind of slacker movie on wheels, involving drink, drugs, sex and various illegalities. It’s all resplendently shot by regular cinematographer Rob Ryan, and features a largely unknown but extremely gifted cast.

American Honey, dir. Andrea Arnold, UK/USA 2016, 164 mins

American Honey - Official Trailer (Universal Pictures) HD

The ICA Cinemas are completely ad-free. Please note the feature will start following a selection of trailers and information relevant to the ICA programme. All films are 18+ unless otherwise stated

Please note that a three minute short film will be screened before the first main feature every evening. Part of a rotating selection that changes weekly, the films shown are currently on tour to various arts venues across the country as part of Playback

Enjoy great films for even less with ICA Membership. Every Tuesday, Cinema tickets are just £3 for ICA Members (£6 full price). Learn more about becoming an ICA Member from as little as £10

Sign up to our film newsletter to find out what’s coming up


E.g., 22-01-2018
E.g., 22-01-2018