2017/2018 FILM PROGRAMME
12 Films from September 22nd 2017
All films are shown on Friday’s at 7.30pm, unless otherwise stated.
- Individual & Joint Memberships
- Get a Season Ticket – see all 12 films for £33 (£2.75 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 22nd – Lion, US, 2016, Cert PG, 118mins
The true story of Saroo Brierley, who was separated from his family as a child and adopted by a Tasmanian couple. As an adult, Saroo uses Google Earth to locate his home. With Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman.
October 6th – Jackie, US, 2016, Cert 15, 100 mins
After her husband’s assassination, Jackie Kennedy’s (Natalie Portman) world is completely shattered. Traumatised and reeling with grief, over the course of the next week she must confront the unimaginable: consoling their two young children, vacating the home she painstakingly restored and planning her husband’s funeral.
October 20th – A Street Cat Named Bob, UK, 2016, Cert 12A, 103mins
Based on the international bestselling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat.
November 3rd – Chinatown, US, 1974, Cert X, 130mins
When Los Angeles private eye J.J.”Jake” Gittes (Jack Nicholson) is hired by Evelyn Mulwray to investigate her husband’s activities, he believes it’s a routine infidelity case. Jake’s investigation soon becomes anything but routine when he meets the real Mrs. Mulwray (Faye Dunaway) and realises he was hired by an imposter. Mr. Mulwray’s sudden death sets Gittes on a tangled trail of corruption, deceit and sinister family secrets as Evelyn’s father (John Huston) becomes a suspect in the case.
November 24th – Hidden Figures, US, 2016, Cert PG, 147mins
Three brilliant African American women at NASA serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race and galvanised the world.
December 1st – The Red Turtle (animated), France, 2016, Cert PG, 80mins
A nameless man set adrift by a storm wakes up on a deserted island. Finding fresh fruit and water, as well as a variety of animals and a sweeping forest of bamboo, the man decides to leave the island. The man builds a raft from bamboo and attempts to sail away. However, an unseen sea creature destroys the raft, forcing the man back to the island.
February 9th – My Cousin Rachel, UK, 2017, Cert 12A, 106mins
A young Englishman plots revenge against his late cousin’s mysterious, beautiful wife, believing her responsible for his death. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms. Starring Rachel Weisz.
February 23rd – The Olive Tree, Spain, 2016, Cert 15, 100 mins
A girl, her uncle and a friend start an emotional travel to recover a family tree.
March 9th – The Ladykillers, UK, 1955, Cert U, 91 mins
Five diverse oddball criminal types planning bank robbery rent rooms on a cul-de-sac from an octogenarian widow under the pretext that they are classical musicians. Starring Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers and Cecil Parker.
March 23rd – Manchester by the Sea, US, 2016, Cert 15, 137 mins
After the death of his older brother, Lee Chandler is shocked he has been made the sole guardian of his teenage nephew Patrick. Taking leave of his job as a janitor in Boston, Lee reluctantly returns to Manchester-by-the-Sea, the fishing village where is his working-class family has lived for generations. There, he is forced to deal with a past that separated him from his wife, and the community where he was born and raised.
April 6th – The Hunt for the Wilderpeople, New Zealand, 2016, Cert 12A, 101mins
A national manhunt is ordered for a rebellious kid and his foster uncle who go missing in the wild New Zealand bush. Starring Sam Neill.
April 20th – AGM (commences at 7:30pm) & Edie, UK, 2017, Cert tbc, 102 mins
To try and overcome a lifetime of bitterness and resentment, an older lady decides to climb a mountain in Scotland. Starring Sheila Hancock.