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Updated September 9, 2017


Programme (click on the image to be taken to a short YouTube trailer)


Film showings take place on Wednesdays with the addition of Saturday Winter Warmers

Our Winter Warmers are shown on Saturday afternoons starting at 3pm (doors open 2.30pm). Tickets £5. There is an interval halfway through the film for tea and cake. A charge is made to cover costs.


September 27th
The Olive Tree – director Iciar Bollain (Spain)
Cast: Anna Costillo, Javier Gutierrez,, Pep Ambros

Olive Tree

Run time: 1hr 40 min Cert: 15
Alma has always been deeply attached to her grandfather but he hasn't spoken for years, ever since her father sold the family's ancient olive tree. Unable to bear his sadness, Alma persuades her uncle and her friend to help her track the tree down, starting a journey that leads to unexpected consequences for everyone…

Saturday October 14th
Cabaret

October 25th
I, Daniel Blake - director Ken Loach
Cast: Dave Johns, Hayley Squires, Sharon Percy

I Daniel Blake

Run time: 1hr 40 min Cert15
Daniel, a Geordie joiner recovering from a heart attack, who in applying for sickness benefit, must grapple with endless red tape. As he does so, he befriends a single mum, Katie, from London who with her young children has been thoughtlessly rehoused in a Newcastle council flat. They form a bond and Daniel becomes a grandfather figure for her children and we see them deal with the humiliations and faced by people in need.

Saturday November 11th
Bright Star

November 22nd
Sully - director Clint Eastwood
Cast incl: Tom Hanks

Sully

Run time: 1hr 36 mins, cert 12A
Tom Hanks portrays the heroic airline pilot Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger who successfully landed an Airbus A320 full of passengers on the Hudson river. Miraculously, all survive the harrowing ordeal, and he becomes a national hero. Despite the accolades, the famed pilot now faces an investigation that threatens to destroy his career and reputation.

 

December 13th
Sweet Bean (Japan 2016) - director Naomi Kawase

Sweet Bean

Run time: 1 hr 36mins Cert 12A
Sentaro, a baker, runs a small pancake shop. He's lonely and in debt. When 76-year-old Tokue responds to his ad for an assistant, cheerfully agreeing to the low pay, Sentaro is sceptical about her - until she gives him a taste of her perfect sweet bean paste, which makes his pancakes irresistible. Word spreads, the business thrives but rumours circulate about a dark secret in Tokue's past, and Sentaro decides he will have to let her go ...

Saturday January 6th 2018
Gone with the wind

January 24th
The Levelling - director Hope Dickson Leach

The Levelling trailer

Run time: 1hr 23 min Cert 15
Clover returns home to her family farm in Somerset after learning that her brother has killed himself. Desperate to assign blame, she is convinced that her estranged father Aubrey must know more than he admits. As she searches for answers she confronts her turbulent past with her father, and discovers that there can only be a future for this broken family is if she accepts her place in it.

Saturday February 3rd
Gosford Park

February 28th
Gemma Bovery (France 2015 subtitles) - director Anne Fontaine
Cast: Gemma Arterton, Fabrice Lucchini

Gemma Bovery

Run time: 1hr 39mins cert 15
Martin, an ex-Parisian well-heeled hipster passionate about Gustave Flaubert, who settled into a Norman village as a baker, sees an English couple moving into a small farm nearby. Not only are the names of the new arrivals Gemma and Charles Bovery, but their behaviour also seems to be inspired by Flaubert's heroes.

March 28th
The Crow's Egg (India 2015, subtitles) - director M. Manikandan

Crows Egg trailer

Run time: 1hr 31mins cert PG
Two mischievous brothers live in a slum with their mother and grandmother, but despite their poverty they find joy in each other. When their mother gets a television they see an ad for pizza for the first time. They are determined to taste this magical food - and so begins a great adventure.

Saturday April 7th
Florence Foster Jenkins

April 25th
Dancer (UK/Russia subtitles) - director Sergei Polunnin

Dancer trailer

Run time: 1hr 25mins cert 12
Sergei Polunin, a child prodigy, came to the UK at the age of 13 and joined the Royal Ballet, where he became the youngest principal male dancer at the age of 19. Two years later in 2012 he walked out, when hard partying and drugs earned him the name ’the bad boy of ballet’. He has since starred in a film with Jennifer Lawrence and is to appear in a film of the Orient Express by Kenneth Branagh. Sergei Polunin now sees his future in films.

Saturday May 5th
La Bohème

May 23rd
Julieta (Spain 2016 subtitles) - director Pedro Almodovar

Julieta trailer

Cast : Emma Suarez, Adriana Ugarte, Daniel Grao

Run time: 1hr 39mins cert 15
Julieta is a middle-aged woman living in Madrid with her boyfriend Lorenzo. Both are going to move to Portugal when she meets a former best friend of her daughter Antia, who is living in Switzerland married and with three children. After 12 years of separation, Julieta cancels the journey to Portugal and she moves to her former building, hoping Anita will get in touch. Alone with her thoughts, Julieta starts to write her memories to confront the pain of the events happened when she was a teenager and met Xoan, a Galician fisherman.

June 27th
A United Kingdom - director Amma Asante

A Utd Kingdom trailer

Cast: David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike

Run time: 1hr 51 mins cert 12A
The film is based on the true story of the heir to the throne of Bechuanaland, Seretse Khama, who studies law in London immediately after World War II. There he meets a white woman (Ruth Williams) whom he eventually marries, despite the protests of their families, and opposition from the British Government, which is concerned about relations with South Africa and the stability of the entire region of Southern Africa.

July 25th
Manchester by the sea - director Kenneth Lonergan
Cast: Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams, Kyle Chandler

Manchester by the sea trailer

Run time: 2 hrs 17 mins, cert 15
Lee Chandler is a loner, who works as a janitor in Boston. Shocked to learn of the sudden death of his older brother Joe, Lee returns to his home town of Manchester-by-the-Sea for the funeral, and is even more shocked to learn that Joe has made him sole guardian of his spirited 16-yearold nephew Patrick. To fulfil his obligation to Patrick, Lee reluctantly quits his job in Boston to return to the community where he was born and raised, where he has to confront issues he had tried to bury in his past.

August 22nd
The man who knew infinity - director Matt Brown
Cast: Jeremy Irons, Toby Jones, Dev Patel

The man who knew infinity trailer

Run time: 1hr 48 mins, cert 15
A true story of friendship that changed mathematics. In 1913, Srinivasa Ramanujan, a self-taught mathematics genius travelled to Trinity College, Cambridge, where, over the course of 5 years forged a friendship with his mentor (Jeremy Irons). They fought against the prejudice to reveal his genius to the world.