2016/2017 FILM PROGRAMME
13 Films from September 30th 2016
All films are shown on Friday’s at 7.30pm, unless otherwise stated.
- Individual & Joint Memberships
- Get a Season Ticket – see all 13 films for £33 (£2.53 per film)
- New members always welcome
- Advance booking available for guest tickets (£5 & £4)
- Phone 01506 823142 for more details
Each programme will be proceeded by approx. 5 mins of trailers
September 30th – Bridge of Spies, US, 2015, Cert 12A, 138mins
Tom Hanks stars as the American attorney tasked with negotiating the release of a U-2 spy plane pilot who was shot down over Russia at the height of the Cold War. Directed by Steven Spielberg.
October 14th – Eddie the Eagle, UK, 2016, Cert PG, 103mins
Based on the true story of Eddie Edwards, a plumber from Cheltenham who dreams of making it to the 1988 Winter Olympics. Directed by Dexter Fletcher. Starring Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman and Christopher Walken.
October 28th – Suffragette, UK, 2015, Cert 12, 101mins
A British drama set in 1912 and 1913 tells the story of the suffragette movement. Directed by Sarah Gavron. Starring Carey Mulligan with Meryl Streep and Helena Bonham Carter.
November 11th – The Danish Girl, UK, 2015, Cert 15, 115mins
A period drama based on the novel by David Ebershoff about an early recipient of gender reassignment surgery in the early 1930s. Directed by Tom Hooper. Starring Eddie Redmayne.
November 25th – Spotlight, US, 2015, Cert 15, 135mins
The Boston Globe’s in-depth investigation team, known as Spotlight, are looking for a focus for their next project. At the suggestion of the new editor, they embark on an investigation into the Catholic Church’s child abuse scandals and reveal the horrifying scope of the cover-up. Directed by Tom McCarthy. Starring Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton and Rachel McAdams.
December 9th – Singin’ in the Rain, US, 1952, Cert U, 102mins
Gene Kelly, Debbie Reynolds and Donald O’Connor star in one of the greatest and most successful musicals ever filmed – filled with memorable songs, lavish routines and kelly’s fabulous song-and-dance number performed in the rain. Directed by Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly.
January 6th – The Lady in the Van, UK, 2015, Cert 12, 104mins
This film tell the true story of the relationship between Alan Bennet and the singular Miss Shepherd, a women of uncertain origins who ‘temporarily’ parked her van in Bennet’s London driveway and proceeded to live there for 15 years. Director: Nicholas Hytner. Starring Maggie Smith, Dominic Cooper and James Corden.
January 20th – Brooklyn, US, 2015, Cert 12, 107mins
A profoundly moving story of Ellis Lacey, a young Irish immigrant navigating her way through 1950s Brooklyn. Lured by the promise of America, Ellis departs Ireland and the comfort of her mother’s home for the shores of New York City. The initial shackles of homesickness quickly diminish as a fresh romance sweeps Ellis into the intoxicating charm of love. But soon, her new vivacity is disrupted by her past, and Ellis must choose between the two countries and the lives that exist within. Director: John Crowley. Starring Saoirse Ronan and Domhnall Gleeson.
February 3rd- When Marnie Was There, Japan, 2014, Cert U, 103mins
An animation of an emotional adolescent girl becoming obsessed with an abandoned mansion and infatuated with a girl who lives there – a girl who may or may not be real. Directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi.
February 17th – Florence Foster Jenkins, UK, 2016, Cert PG, TBA
A wealthy New York heiress attempts to become an opera singer despite her horrible singing voice. Directed by Stephen Frears. Starring Meryl Streep.
March 3rd – Steve Jobs, US, 2015, Cert 15, 117mins
Steve Jobs takes him behind the scenes of the digital revolution, to paint a portrait of a man at its epicentre. The story unfolds backstage at three iconic product launches, ending in 1998 with the unveiling of the iMac. Directed by Danny Boyle. Starring Michael Fassbender an Kate Winslet.
March 17th – Mystery Film
March 31st – AGM & Whisky Galore, UK, 2016, Cert tbc, tbc
Scottish islanders try to plunder cases of whisky from a stranded ship. Directed by Gillies McKinnon. Starring Ellie Kendrick, James Cosmo and Eddie Izzard.