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Gloria Bell (15)
Sep
27
4:30 pm16:30

Gloria Bell (15)

Working her days in a straight-laced office job and by night enjoying herself on dancefloors, Gloria (Julianne Moore) is a vibrant, divorcee in her 50s seeking love in dance clubs across Los Angeles. When she meets Arthur (John Turturro) on a night out, she is thrust into an unexpected romance.

Enjoying all the pleasures and joys of a new relationship Gloria also faces the complications dating brings to her life, her own identity and the effect on her family. Love can strike at any time but relationships are never simple. If she keeps on dancing will Gloria let anything get her down?

Invigorating and sophisticated romantic comedy from the Oscar winning Chilean director of A Fantastic Woman (2018).

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Gloria Bell (15)
Sep
27
7:30 pm19:30

Gloria Bell (15)

Working her days in a straight-laced office job and by night enjoying herself on dancefloors, Gloria (Julianne Moore) is a vibrant, divorcee in her 50s seeking love in dance clubs across Los Angeles. When she meets Arthur (John Turturro) on a night out, she is thrust into an unexpected romance.

Enjoying all the pleasures and joys of a new relationship Gloria also faces the complications dating brings to her life, her own identity and the effect on her family. Love can strike at any time but relationships are never simple. If she keeps on dancing will Gloria let anything get her down?

Invigorating and sophisticated romantic comedy from the Oscar winning Chilean director of A Fantastic Woman (2018).

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Wild Rose (15)
Oct
4
7:30 pm19:30

Wild Rose (15)

Rose-Lynn Harlan (Jessie Buckley) is fresh out of prison and bursting with raw talent. A mother to two children and forced to take a cleaning job, all she dreams of is leaving Glasgow and becoming a country music star.

Having cared for her children and gone through the stress of her prison sentence, Rose-Lynn’s mother Marion (Julie Walters) has had enough of her dreams. Meanwhile, an unlikely hero is found in the middle-class woman for whom Rose-Lynn is cleaning for.

A gritty feelgood story of dreams of Nashville glory, of mothers and daughters and of “three chords and the truth”.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Wild Rose (15)
Oct
5
7:30 pm19:30

Wild Rose (15)

Rose-Lynn Harlan (Jessie Buckley) is fresh out of prison and bursting with raw talent. A mother to two children and forced to take a cleaning job, all she dreams of is leaving Glasgow and becoming a country music star.

Having cared for her children and gone through the stress of her prison sentence, Rose-Lynn’s mother Marion (Julie Walters) has had enough of her dreams. Meanwhile, an unlikely hero is found in the middle-class woman for whom Rose-Lynn is cleaning for.

A gritty feelgood story of dreams of Nashville glory, of mothers and daughters and of “three chords and the truth”.

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Mrs Lowry and Son (PG)
Oct
12
7:30 pm19:30

Mrs Lowry and Son (PG)

Beloved British artist L.S. Lowry (Timothy Spall) lived all his life with his over-bearing mother Elizabeth (Vanessa Redgrave). Bed-ridden and bitter, Elizabeth actively tried to dissuade her bachelor son from pursuing his artistic ambitions, whilst never failing to voice her opinion at what a disappointment he was to her.

When unestablished as an artist, Lowry worked as a rent collector by day, observing the town of Salford, its factory workers and inhabitants closely. By night he took evening classes in art and painted until the early hours but his mother tried to dissuade him from pursuing art at every chance.

An intimate portrait, with moments of pleasant humour, this beautiful film delicately shows the impact Lowry’s controlling mother had on one of the country’s greatest artists of the 20th Century.

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Annie (1982) - A Life More Ordinary
Oct
15
2:00 pm14:00

Annie (1982) - A Life More Ordinary

The 'A Life More Ordinary' screenings take place in a relaxed atmosphere where people are welcome to move around and come and go as they please.

In the depths of the 1930’s, Annie is a fiery young orphan girl who must live in a miserable orphanage run by the tyrannical Miss Hannigan, a seemingly hopeless situation until she is selected to spend time with Oliver Warbucks.

The film starts at 2pm and costs £5 entry (Carers go FREE).
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For the Love of Mud - WHEEL2REEL Event
Oct
17
8:00 pm20:00

For the Love of Mud - WHEEL2REEL Event

A full-length documentary illustrating the emotive beauty required to take part in this unusual winter sport.

Experience the energy and enthusiasm enjoyed by the riders, from the rookies to the rock stars, as they participate in the renaissance of this sport.

Wheel2Reel is Ludlow’s dedicated cycling film night. It will be held every 4 months and films will be wide-ranging but will always have a cycling theme at their core. If you love cycling and love film, this is the evening for you.

Wheel2Reel – a Partnership between Ludlow Assembly Rooms and Islabikes

 
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Rocketman (15)
Oct
25
7:30 pm19:30

Rocketman (15)

Taron Egerton leads as Elton John in a musical fantasy showcasing Elton’s formative years and the incredible human story behind them.

Reginald Dwight, a shy child, lives with his parents in Pinner where his father’s stilted emotions sow the seeds for creative pain and rage. His adoring gran encourages his music and ‘Reg’ becomes a piano prodigy. The story follows the transformation from this humble beginning to the rise and glitz of one of Britain’s most iconic musicians and figures in pop culture as well as international superstar – Elton John.

Set to some of the most well-known and beloved songs by Elton and performed by Egerton, the film also starts Jamie Bell as his songwriting partner and lyricist Bernie Taupin, Bryce Dallas Howard as his mother Sheila Farebrother and Richard Madden as his first manager John Reid. An inspirational and relatable story of a small town boy’s rise to success.

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Rocketman (15)
Oct
26
7:30 pm19:30

Rocketman (15)

Taron Egerton leads as Elton John in a musical fantasy showcasing Elton’s formative years and the incredible human story behind them.

Reginald Dwight, a shy child, lives with his parents in Pinner where his father’s stilted emotions sow the seeds for creative pain and rage. His adoring gran encourages his music and ‘Reg’ becomes a piano prodigy. The story follows the transformation from this humble beginning to the rise and glitz of one of Britain’s most iconic musicians and figures in pop culture as well as international superstar – Elton John.

Set to some of the most well-known and beloved songs by Elton and performed by Egerton, the film also starts Jamie Bell as his songwriting partner and lyricist Bernie Taupin, Bryce Dallas Howard as his mother Sheila Farebrother and Richard Madden as his first manager John Reid. An inspirational and relatable story of a small town boy’s rise to success.

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Woman at War (12A)
Nov
2
7:30 pm19:30

Woman at War (12A)

Halla is a fifty-year-old independent woman but behind the scenes of a quiet routine, she leads a double life as a passionate environmental activist. Known to others only by her alias “The Woman of the Mountain”, Halla secretly wages a one-woman-war on the local aluminum industry.

As Halla’s actions grow bolder, from petty vandalism to outright industrial sabotage, she succeeds in pausing the negotiations between the Icelandic government and the corporation building a new aluminum smelter.

But right as she begins planning her biggest and boldest operation yet, she receives an unexpected letter that changes everything. Her application to adopt a child has finally been accepted and there is a little girl waiting for her in Ukraine...

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Singin' in the Rain (1952) - A Life More Ordinary
Nov
12
2:00 pm14:00

Singin' in the Rain (1952) - A Life More Ordinary

The 'A Life More Ordinary' screenings take place in a relaxed atmosphere where people are welcome to move around and come and go as they please.

Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly) is a popular silent film star with humble roots. Don barely tolerates his vapid, shallow leading lady, Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen), who has convinced herself that a fake studio romance is real.

The film starts at 2pm and costs £5 entry (Carers go FREE).
THERE WILL BE AN INTERVAL WITH TEA & CAKE

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Scrooge (1951) - A Life More Ordinary
Dec
10
2:00 pm14:00

Scrooge (1951) - A Life More Ordinary

The 'A Life More Ordinary' screenings take place in a relaxed atmosphere where people are welcome to move around and come and go as they please.

An old bitter miser, Ebenezer Scrooge (Alastair Sim) is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve. Can the old miser admit the error in his ways, and embrace change?

The film starts at 2pm and costs £5 entry (Carers go FREE).
THERE WILL BE AN INTERVAL WITH TEA & CAKE

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Yesterday (12A)
Dec
14
7:30 pm19:30

Yesterday (12A)

One day Jack was nobody. Everything was perfectly normal. Until on that one day, a global power outage occurred, affecting everything.

The very next day, Jack discovers that he is the only one in the world who remembers The Beatles.

Whilst trying to wrap his head around what is happening, Jack finds himself on a journey to figure out what happened on that one night.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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It's A Wonderful Life (U)
Dec
21
7:30 pm19:30

It's A Wonderful Life (U)

Director Frank Capra's classic bittersweet comedy/drama about George Bailey (James Stewart) and his guardian angel Clarence (Henry Travers) who reignites George’s love of life, through showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed.

The holiday classic to define all holiday classics, It's a Wonderful Life is one of a handful of films worth an annual viewing. Starring Donna Reed and James Stewart.

***** Empire Magazine

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Blinded by the Light (12A)
Dec
28
7:30 pm19:30

Blinded by the Light (12A)

Writer and director Gurinder Chadha (‘Bend it Like Beckham’ and ‘Viceroy’s House’) brings a story of courage, hope and love in this joyful British comedy.

Set in Luton, 1987, Javed is a British teenager of Pakistani descent, growing up in a time of racial and economic turmoil. As a means of escape from the intolerance of his hometown and the inflexibility of his traditional father, Javed writes poetry. When one of his classmates introduces him to Bruce Springsteen’s music, he sees the parallels between the powerful lyrics and his own working-class life. A journey of discovery and catharsis begins, finding the courage to express himself in his own voice.

A feel-good film based on the memoir ‘Greetings from Bury Park’ by Sarfraz Manzoor (journalist and broadcaster) and his experiences growing up as a British Muslim boy in 80s Luton. Underscored by Springsteen lyrics and music that will stick with you for days.

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Dumbo (PG)
Sep
22
11:30 am11:30

Dumbo (PG)

A war veteran, Holt (Colin Farrell), returns to the circus where he was once a star, but permanently injured through the war, circus owner Medici (Danny De Vito) puts him in charge of the new baby elephant Dumbo.

Set to be the saviour of the struggling circus, Dumbo is a huge disappointment when he is born with huge oversized ears and becomes the laughing stock of the circus. Holt’s children discover that Dumbo can fly and he soon shoots to stardom and shiny entertainment entrepreneur V.A. Vandevere (Michael Keaton) offers the circus an opportunity they could only have dreamed on. However, it soon becomes clear that the shiny veneer hides dark secrets and Holt, his children and the Medici circus troupe along with acrobat Colette (Eva Green) must figure a way out.

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Tolkien (12A)
Sep
21
7:30 pm19:30

Tolkien (12A)

Exploring the formative years of the renowned author J.R.R Tolkien's (Nicholas Hoult) life, Finnish director Dome Karukoski focuses on Tolkien’ journey from from his childhood with brother Hilary in a Birmingham orphanage to his days studying at Oxford university. Within this narrative are explored three interlinked themes: first is one of friendship, as Tolkien forms lasting bonds with fellow pupils in boisterous scenes that recall the thirst for art and life in Dead Poets Society; second is one of love, the young Tolkien falling for fellow boarder Edith Bratt (Lily Collins), a romance that is pure and enduring; and the third one of creative endeavour, as Tolkien evolves from academic to author, not always an easy transition.

Within this linear life story are cross-cut harrowing scenes from Tolkien’s brutal experiences on the battlefields of the Somme during World War I. This is where Karukoski’s film particularly impresses, raging flames transform into dragons and monsters, death never more than moments away due to the seamless visions of cinematographer Lasse Frank Johannessen and VFX supervisor Rupert Davies.

"This is still a sympathetic and sensitive portrait of the novelist as a young man, evolving his creative vision. If you want to know where Bilbo Baggins came from, this is a good place to start". - The Independent

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The Sisters Brothers (15)
Sep
21
4:30 pm16:30

The Sisters Brothers (15)

John C. Reilly and Joachin Phoenix lead this gritty and chaotic western as notorious sibling assassins Eli (Reilly) and Charlie (Phoenix) Sisters.

Gold prospector Hermann Kermit Warm (Riz Ahmed) is accused of stealing from the Sisters’ tyrannical boss in the Old West. Pursuing Warm across 1000 miles of 1850s Oregon desert to San Francisco, Sisters sibling Eli begins to endure a personal crisis when he starts to doubt the longevity of his career. To add to his confliction, Hermann may have a better offer for him.

Action, adventure and sly wit based on Patrick deWitt’s novel of the same name that was shortlisted for the 2011 Man Booker Prize.

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The Sisters Brothers (15)
Sep
20
7:30 pm19:30

The Sisters Brothers (15)

John C. Reilly and Joachin Phoenix lead this gritty and chaotic western as notorious sibling assassins Eli (Reilly) and Charlie (Phoenix) Sisters.

Gold prospector Hermann Kermit Warm (Riz Ahmed) is accused of stealing from the Sisters’ tyrannical boss in the Old West. Pursuing Warm across 1000 miles of 1850s Oregon desert to San Francisco, Sisters sibling Eli begins to endure a personal crisis when he starts to doubt the longevity of his career. To add to his confliction, Hermann may have a better offer for him.

Action, adventure and sly wit based on Patrick deWitt’s novel of the same name that was shortlisted for the 2011 Man Booker Prize.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Tolkien (12A)
Sep
20
4:30 pm16:30

Tolkien (12A)

Exploring the formative years of the renowned author J.R.R Tolkien's (Nicholas Hoult) life, Finnish director Dome Karukoski focuses on Tolkien’ journey from from his childhood with brother Hilary in a Birmingham orphanage to his days studying at Oxford university. Within this narrative are explored three interlinked themes: first is one of friendship, as Tolkien forms lasting bonds with fellow pupils in boisterous scenes that recall the thirst for art and life in Dead Poets Society; second is one of love, the young Tolkien falling for fellow boarder Edith Bratt (Lily Collins), a romance that is pure and enduring; and the third one of creative endeavour, as Tolkien evolves from academic to author, not always an easy transition.

Within this linear life story are cross-cut harrowing scenes from Tolkien’s brutal experiences on the battlefields of the Somme during World War I. This is where Karukoski’s film particularly impresses, raging flames transform into dragons and monsters, death never more than moments away due to the seamless visions of cinematographer Lasse Frank Johannessen and VFX supervisor Rupert Davies.

"This is still a sympathetic and sensitive portrait of the novelist as a young man, evolving his creative vision. If you want to know where Bilbo Baggins came from, this is a good place to start". - The Independent

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Styx (12A)
Sep
15
3:00 pm15:00

Styx (12A)

A riveting and exhilarating drama about the transformation of a strong woman whose psychological, physical and moral limits are pushed to their limit.

A doctor embarks on a solo sailing trip to Ascension Island in the Atlantic. Her contented world is turned upside down when she encounters a group of refugees shipwrecked on the high seas. When she realises she is the only person to come to their aid she has to make a momentous decision and slips from one nightmare to the next whilst realising there is no way to defeat real life’s cruelties. An allegory of modern culture’s indifference in the face of marginalised suffering.

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Wonder Park (PG)
Sep
15
11:30 am11:30

Wonder Park (PG)

An optimistic and brilliantly science-minded young girl called June discovers a magnificent amusement park hidden away in the woods. Despite being full of fantastical rides and funny, talking animals the park is in total disarray. Realising the park has come from her wildly creative imagination, June determines she is the only one who can fix it and so she bands together with the hilarious animals to save the place.

Colourful, energetic and refreshing animation about discovery and the transition between the world of imagination and reality.

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3 Faces (15)
Sep
13
7:30 pm19:30

3 Faces (15)

Observational, insightful, and ultimately powerful, 3 Faces adds another quietly thought-provoking chapter to writer-director Jafar Panahi's filmography.

Well-known actress Behnaz Jafari is distraught by a provincial girl's video plea for help, oppressed by her family to not pursue her studies at the Tehran drama conservatory. Behnaz abandons her shoot and turns to filmmaker Jafar Panahi to help solve the mystery of the young girl's troubles.

They travel by car to the rural northwest where they have amusing encounters with the charming folk of the girl's mountain village. But the city visitors soon discover that the protection of age-old traditions is as generous as local hospitality.

A road movie that opens into a political allegory, “3 Faces” is filled with unexpected turns. It is the latest from the Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi, a master of narrative diversion, who again has taken the twinned roles of director and driver, as he did in the documentary “Taxi” (2015). Here, playing himself, or a version of the filmmaker Jafar Panahi, he spends a large part of the movie behind the wheel of an S.U.V., motoring through the Iranian countryside to help an actress find a missing, possibly dead woman. They succeed but also find other women, including one who’s a ghost in a haunted world.

This event is subtitled and screened in Oscars. Spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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3 Faces (15)
Sep
13
4:30 pm16:30

3 Faces (15)

Observational, insightful, and ultimately powerful, 3 Faces adds another quietly thought-provoking chapter to writer-director Jafar Panahi's filmography.

Well-known actress Behnaz Jafari is distraught by a provincial girl's video plea for help, oppressed by her family to not pursue her studies at the Tehran drama conservatory. Behnaz abandons her shoot and turns to filmmaker Jafar Panahi to help solve the mystery of the young girl's troubles.

They travel by car to the rural northwest where they have amusing encounters with the charming folk of the girl's mountain village. But the city visitors soon discover that the protection of age-old traditions is as generous as local hospitality.

A road movie that opens into a political allegory, “3 Faces” is filled with unexpected turns. It is the latest from the Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi, a master of narrative diversion, who again has taken the twinned roles of director and driver, as he did in the documentary “Taxi” (2015). Here, playing himself, or a version of the filmmaker Jafar Panahi, he spends a large part of the movie behind the wheel of an S.U.V., motoring through the Iranian countryside to help an actress find a missing, possibly dead woman. They succeed but also find other women, including one who’s a ghost in a haunted world.

This event is subtitled and screened in Oscars. Spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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The Ladykillers - A Life More Ordinary
Sep
10
2:00 pm14:00

The Ladykillers - A Life More Ordinary

The 'A Life More Ordinary' screenings take place in a relaxed atmosphere where people are welcome to move around and come and go as they please.

Music Professor Marcus (Alec Guinness) rents a London flat from sweet old Mrs Wilberforce (Katie Johnson). He tells her that, from time to time, several other musicians will visit in order to rehearse. In truth, Guinness can't play a note, nor can his visitors: he's a criminal mastermind, holding court over a gang of thieves, including the likes of punkish Harry (Peter Sellers), homicidal Louis (Herbert Lom) and punchdrunk One-Round (Danny Green). The gang uses Professor Marcus' flat as headquarters as they conceive a daring £60,000 robbery.

After pulling off the job, the gang stuffs the loot in a railway station locker. To avoid detection, Marcus convinces the ever-trusting Mrs Wilberforce to pick up the money. Through a series of comic complications she returns home with a police escort, with neither the woman nor the police suspecting that she's carrying a fortune in her suitcase. Mistakenly believing that Mrs Wilberforce has ratted on them, the gang reluctantly plans to eliminate her.

Often referred to as the greatest crime caper film of all time, The Ladykillers won an Oscar nomination for William Rose's screenplay, and a BFA award for veteran character actress Johnson.

The film starts at 2pm and costs £5 entry (Carers go FREE).
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Bel Canto (15)
Sep
8
3:00 pm15:00

Bel Canto (15)

Based on Ann Patchett's best-selling novel, BEL CANTO is a dramatic love story that follows famous soprano Roxanne Coss (Julianne Moore) who travels to a military dictatorship in South America to give a private concert at a party for Hosokawa (Ken Watanabe), a wealthy Japanese industrialist.

Just as the glittering gathering of diplomats and politicians convenes, the mansion is taken over by a guerrilla rebel group demanding the release of their imprisoned comrades. Threats are made, lives are lost, a tense negotiation begins, and a month long standoff ensues.

While they are confined to the house, the hostages and their captors, who speak different languages, are forced to find ways to communicate. Music, especially the beautiful arias performed by Moore's character, a songbird in captivity, sparks a shared sense of comradeship and even love, uniting the disparate housemates as they form unexpected bonds, overcome their differences, and discover their shared humanity.

"Unlike most hostage dramas, this film isn't about survival, cruelty, or escape; it's a powerfully moving, beautiful story about shared humanity revealed by time and close quarters." - Common Sense Media

This event is subtitled and screened in Oscars. Spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Missing Link (PG)
Sep
8
11:30 am11:30

Missing Link (PG)

"Another beautifully animated triumph for Laika, Missing Link is a visual treat with lots of humor, plenty of heart, and even a little food for thought." - Rotten Tomatoes

Meet Mr. Link (Zach Galifianakis): 8 feet tall, 630 lbs, and covered in fur, but don't let his appearance fool you, he is funny, sweet, and adorably literal, making him the world's most lovable legend!

Tired of living a solitary life in the Pacific Northwest, Mr. Link recruits fearless explorer Sir Lionel Frost (Hugh Jackman) to guide him on a journey to find his long-lost relatives in the fabled valley of Shangri-La. Along with adventurer Adelina Fortnight (Zoe Saldana), our fearless trio of explorers encounter more than their fair share of peril as they travel to the far reaches of the world to help their new friend. Through it all, the three learn that sometimes you can find a family in the places you least expect.

Missing Link is a bigfoot adventure in the style of Indiana Jones from slick stop-motion animation studio LAIKA whose recent offerings include 'Kubo and the Two Strings' and 'Box Trolls'. This lovingly crafted family movie brims with visual charm and energy.

Their beautiful sets bring to life a magical world where the period detail is beyond gorgeous.

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Amazing Grace (U)
Sep
7
7:30 pm19:30

Amazing Grace (U)

"Amazing Grace is, without a doubt, one of the finest music documentaries ever" - ★★★★ The Guardian

The queen of soul didn’t want this film of a two-night recording session to be seen, but it’s a spine-tingling sensation.

In 1972, following a string of hits and Grammy awards, Aretha Franklin decided her next project would be a return to her roots. The daughter of a Detroit preacher, Franklin secured the New Bethel Baptist church in Los Angeles for a recording session, and the result was Amazing Grace, her most successful album and the top-selling gospel recording of all time.

The musical director is the affable Rev James Cleveland, who also sings and plays piano. The Southern California Community Choir, decked out in shiny silver vests, is led by its enthusiastic conductor, Rev Alexander Hamilton. The remainder of the group include top session men, such as Bernard “Pretty” Purdie on drums and Chuck Rainey on bass. But this isn’t a studio, it’s a church loaded with sound gear and a team of cameramen buzzing around.

Four decades on, Amazing Grace offers an abundance of time-capsule treasures – the clothing, the dancing, the very visible camera gear. Pollack skitters around, pointing at members of the crowd with a “shoot that” urgency to members of his camera crew.

This event is subtitled and screened in Oscars. Spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Bel Canto (15)
Sep
7
4:30 pm16:30

Bel Canto (15)

Based on Ann Patchett's best-selling novel, BEL CANTO is a dramatic love story that follows famous soprano Roxanne Coss (Julianne Moore) who travels to a military dictatorship in South America to give a private concert at a party for Hosokawa (Ken Watanabe), a wealthy Japanese industrialist.

Just as the glittering gathering of diplomats and politicians convenes, the mansion is taken over by a guerrilla rebel group demanding the release of their imprisoned comrades. Threats are made, lives are lost, a tense negotiation begins, and a month long standoff ensues.

While they are confined to the house, the hostages and their captors, who speak different languages, are forced to find ways to communicate. Music, especially the beautiful arias performed by Moore's character, a songbird in captivity, sparks a shared sense of comradeship and even love, uniting the disparate housemates as they form unexpected bonds, overcome their differences, and discover their shared humanity.

"Unlike most hostage dramas, this film isn't about survival, cruelty, or escape; it's a powerfully moving, beautiful story about shared humanity revealed by time and close quarters." - Common Sense Media

This event is subtitled and screened in Oscars. Spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Bel Canto (15)
Sep
6
7:30 pm19:30

Bel Canto (15)

Based on Ann Patchett's best-selling novel, BEL CANTO is a dramatic love story that follows famous soprano Roxanne Coss (Julianne Moore) who travels to a military dictatorship in South America to give a private concert at a party for Hosokawa (Ken Watanabe), a wealthy Japanese industrialist.

Just as the glittering gathering of diplomats and politicians convenes, the mansion is taken over by a guerrilla rebel group demanding the release of their imprisoned comrades. Threats are made, lives are lost, a tense negotiation begins, and a month long standoff ensues.

While they are confined to the house, the hostages and their captors, who speak different languages, are forced to find ways to communicate. Music, especially the beautiful arias performed by Moore's character, a songbird in captivity, sparks a shared sense of comradeship and even love, uniting the disparate housemates as they form unexpected bonds, overcome their differences, and discover their shared humanity.

"Unlike most hostage dramas, this film isn't about survival, cruelty, or escape; it's a powerfully moving, beautiful story about shared humanity revealed by time and close quarters." - Common Sense Media

This event is subtitled and screened in Oscars. Spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Amazing Grace (U)
Sep
6
4:30 pm16:30

Amazing Grace (U)

"Amazing Grace is, without a doubt, one of the finest music documentaries ever" - ★★★★ The Guardian

The queen of soul didn’t want this film of a two-night recording session to be seen, but it’s a spine-tingling sensation.

In 1972, following a string of hits and Grammy awards, Aretha Franklin decided her next project would be a return to her roots. The daughter of a Detroit preacher, Franklin secured the New Bethel Baptist church in Los Angeles for a recording session, and the result was Amazing Grace, her most successful album and the top-selling gospel recording of all time.

The musical director is the affable Rev James Cleveland, who also sings and plays piano. The Southern California Community Choir, decked out in shiny silver vests, is led by its enthusiastic conductor, Rev Alexander Hamilton. The remainder of the group include top session men, such as Bernard “Pretty” Purdie on drums and Chuck Rainey on bass. But this isn’t a studio, it’s a church loaded with sound gear and a team of cameramen buzzing around.

Four decades on, Amazing Grace offers an abundance of time-capsule treasures – the clothing, the dancing, the very visible camera gear. Pollack skitters around, pointing at members of the crowd with a “shoot that” urgency to members of his camera crew.

This event is subtitled and screened in Oscars. Spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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At Eternity's Gate (12A)
Aug
30
7:30 pm19:30

At Eternity's Gate (12A)

★★★★ - Rolling Stone

Earning him an Oscar® nomination, Willem Dafoe is mesmerising as Vincent van Gogh and artist who despite skepticism, ridicule and illness, created some of the world's most beloved and stunning works of art.

Covering his time in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, we find a complex, troubled soul who is seeking a new visual language, while also struggling to make sense of himself and his connection to those around him, including Paul Gaugain (Oscar Isaac) and a confiding priest (Mads Mikkelsen).

This is not a forensic biography, but rather scenes based on Vincent van Gogh's letters, common agreement about events in his life that present as facts, hearsay and moments that are just plain invented.

Shot with a painter’s eye, Director and Academy Award Nominee Julian Schnabel once again shows his talent for working with complex biography and the lives of artists as in The Diving Bell and the Butterfly and Basquiat.

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At Eternity's Gate (12A)
Aug
30
4:30 pm16:30

At Eternity's Gate (12A)

★★★★ - Rolling Stone

Earning him an Oscar® nomination, Willem Dafoe is mesmerising as Vincent van Gogh and artist who despite skepticism, ridicule and illness, created some of the world's most beloved and stunning works of art.

Covering his time in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, we find a complex, troubled soul who is seeking a new visual language, while also struggling to make sense of himself and his connection to those around him, including Paul Gaugain (Oscar Isaac) and a confiding priest (Mads Mikkelsen).

This is not a forensic biography, but rather scenes based on Vincent van Gogh's letters, common agreement about events in his life that present as facts, hearsay and moments that are just plain invented.

Shot with a painter’s eye, Director and Academy Award Nominee Julian Schnabel once again shows his talent for working with complex biography and the lives of artists as in The Diving Bell and the Butterfly and Basquiat.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Captain Marvel (12A)
Aug
25
11:30 am11:30

Captain Marvel (12A)

In a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Brie Larson stars as one of the universe’s most powerful heroes – Captain Marvel.

Set in 1995, earth becomes caught in the middle of a galactic war between the Krees and the Skrulls. Extraterrestrial Kree warrior, Captain Marvel (Brie Larson) has recurring memories of life as U.S. Air Force pilot, Carol Danvers and with help from S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) she sets out to uncover the truth about her past, whilst harnessing her superpowers to end the war with the Skrulls.

“As a Nick Fury buddy comedy, it’s fun. As a feminist fable it’s essential. This takes a while to really get going, but when Carol Danvers takes off she is unstoppable.“ ★★★★ - Empire

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The White Crow (12A)
Aug
24
7:30 pm19:30

The White Crow (12A)

Inspired by the book Rudolf Nureyev: The Life by Julie Kavanaugh and adapted for screen by David Hare, 'The White Crow' tells of Soviet ballet star Rudolf Nureyev's defection to the West in Paris, 1961, skilfully sketching in his past life via flashbacks of childhood and early manhood as a tempestuous young student in Leningrad.

Dance is represented as a transcendental experience of success, of leaving behind the past and reinventing the future. Like Billy Elliot’s defection from his working-class childhood, Nureyev’s flight involves crises of loyalty with family and community. These struggles are, however, a little enigmatic and opaque with Rudolf, as portrayed by the Ukrainian ballet star and first-time actor Oleg Ivenko. Ralph Fiennes directs and gives a performance of spaniel-eyed sadness as Nureyev’s dance teacher and mentor Alexander Pushkin, with whose wife Xenia (Chulpan Khamatova), Nureyev is to have a sentimental education.

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Everybody Knows (15)
Aug
24
4:30 pm16:30

Everybody Knows (15)

Laura travels with her two children from their home in Buenos Aires to her hometown - a Spanish village just outside Madrid – to celebrate her sister’s wedding. However, a joyful reunion takes an unexpected turn of events when Laura’s eldest daughter goes missing during the wedding party and dark, buried secrets are brought out into the open along with old grudges being brought to the surface.

Spanish-language psychological thriller from the acclaimed and multi-award winning Iranian writer and director of A Separation and The Salesman, Asghar Farhadi. Starring Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Captain Marvel (12A)
Aug
24
1:00 pm13:00

Captain Marvel (12A)

In a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Brie Larson stars as one of the universe’s most powerful heroes – Captain Marvel.

Set in 1995, earth becomes caught in the middle of a galactic war between the Krees and the Skrulls. Extraterrestrial Kree warrior, Captain Marvel (Brie Larson) has recurring memories of life as U.S. Air Force pilot, Carol Danvers and with help from S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) she sets out to uncover the truth about her past, whilst harnessing her superpowers to end the war with the Skrulls.

“As a Nick Fury buddy comedy, it’s fun. As a feminist fable it’s essential. This takes a while to really get going, but when Carol Danvers takes off she is unstoppable.“ ★★★★ - Empire

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Everybody Knows (15)
Aug
23
7:30 pm19:30

Everybody Knows (15)

Laura travels with her two children from their home in Buenos Aires to her hometown - a Spanish village just outside Madrid – to celebrate her sister’s wedding. However, a joyful reunion takes an unexpected turn of events when Laura’s eldest daughter goes missing during the wedding party and dark, buried secrets are brought out into the open along with old grudges being brought to the surface.

Spanish-language psychological thriller from the acclaimed and multi-award winning Iranian writer and director of A Separation and The Salesman, Asghar Farhadi. Starring Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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The White Crow (12A)
Aug
23
4:30 pm16:30

The White Crow (12A)

Inspired by the book Rudolf Nureyev: The Life by Julie Kavanaugh and adapted for screen by David Hare, 'The White Crow' tells of Soviet ballet star Rudolf Nureyev's defection to the West in Paris, 1961, skilfully sketching in his past life via flashbacks of childhood and early manhood as a tempestuous young student in Leningrad.

Dance is represented as a transcendental experience of success, of leaving behind the past and reinventing the future. Like Billy Elliot’s defection from his working-class childhood, Nureyev’s flight involves crises of loyalty with family and community. These struggles are, however, a little enigmatic and opaque with Rudolf, as portrayed by the Ukrainian ballet star and first-time actor Oleg Ivenko. Ralph Fiennes directs and gives a performance of spaniel-eyed sadness as Nureyev’s dance teacher and mentor Alexander Pushkin, with whose wife Xenia (Chulpan Khamatova), Nureyev is to have a sentimental education.

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Border (15)
Aug
16
7:30 pm19:30

Border (15)

exciting, intelligent mix of romance, Nordic noir, social realism and supernatural horror that defies and subverts genre conventionsAlissa Simon, Variety

Tina is a customs officer, working for a port in Sweden, with an extraordinary sense of smell – so extraordinary she can literally smell the guilt on people. A mysterious, confident and suspicious-looking man named Vore walks past her and for the first time ever her senses are challenged.

She can feel that he is hiding something and she also has a strange attraction to him. They develop a special bond and as Tina learns of Vore’s identity, she is forced to confront disturbing insights about herself and humankind.

Parts fantasy, drama and romance, based on a short story by Swedish horror writer John Ajvide Lindqvist (author of Let the Right One In).

This event subtitled film and is screened in Oscars. Spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Border (15)
Aug
16
4:30 pm16:30

Border (15)

exciting, intelligent mix of romance, Nordic noir, social realism and supernatural horror that defies and subverts genre conventionsAlissa Simon, Variety

Tina is a customs officer, working for a port in Sweden, with an extraordinary sense of smell – so extraordinary she can literally smell the guilt on people. A mysterious, confident and suspicious-looking man named Vore walks past her and for the first time ever her senses are challenged.

She can feel that he is hiding something and she also has a strange attraction to him. They develop a special bond and as Tina learns of Vore’s identity, she is forced to confront disturbing insights about herself and humankind.

Parts fantasy, drama and romance, based on a short story by Swedish horror writer John Ajvide Lindqvist (author of Let the Right One In).

This event subtitled film and is screened in Oscars. Spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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