FILM SEASON
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Sunday 20 September 2015
at 7.30pm
The Grand Budapest Hotel
(2014)    Certificate 18            100 min
Sunday 25 October 2015
at 7.30pm
PSYCHOe
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1960)    Certificate 15            109 min

Dir.Wes Anderson

Amusing Oscar winning story of a legendary concierge at a hotel in the fictional Republic of Zubranka and his many adventures involving the lobby boy Zero. Set between the two world wars this film won plaudits for costume, spectacular scenery and set design.

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Dir. Alfred Hitchcock

Many regard this as Hitchcock’s outstanding horror masterpiece, setting the standard for thrills and exciting plot twists. A Phoenix secretary steals from her employer’s client and checks into an isolated motel with fatal consequences. The ending still shocks today.

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Sunday 13 December 2015
at 7.30pm
Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday
(1953)    Certificate U  83 min
Tuesday 12 January 2015
Matieé at 2.30pm
10 Rillington Place
(1970)     Certificate 15           111 min

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Dir. Jacques Tati

A comic masterpiece - an absolute hoot. The film is an observational sequence of accidents and havoc exploring how an ordinary day descends into fun and chaos. The humour is warm and gentle. The action reveals that even normality can be funny.

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Dir.  Richard Fleischer

Starring Richard Attenborough and based upon the real life case of a serial killer.
John Christie, masquerading as a doctor, uses his lodging house to hide a sinister existence.
A young couple confide in him with devastating results, culminating in a miscarriage of justice.

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Sunday 7 February 2016
at 7.30pm
In Bruges

(2008)   Certificate 18      107 min
Sunday 13 March 2016
at 7.30pm
IDA
(Drama-1957-84 mins-12A)

Dir: Martin McDonagh

The city of Bruges provides a stunning backdrop to this dark comedic tragedy exploring the relationship between two very different assassins awaiting orders from their ruthless boss Harry. Ray wants to explore whilst his partner, haunted by his last job, grows restless.

Contains strong language throughout

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A compact masterpiece - an eerily beautiful road movie. Winner of the 2015 Oscar for best foreign language film exploring a young nun`s disturbing family secret dating back to the Nazi occupation of Poland. Ida, orphaned during the occupation, meets her aunt and they embark upon a journey of discovery.
Polish with subtitles.

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Sunday 24 April 2016
at 7.30pm
Half of a Yellow Sun
(2013)   Certificate 15          111 min
Tuesday 24 May 2016
at 2.30pm
The Silent Storm
(2014) 98 mins - If available on DVD

Dir: Biyi Bandele
Two sisters return home to Nigeria and follow very different lives until the civil war erupts and they take sides in the Biafran War of Independence. A dramatic story set against one of Africa’s tragic conflicts that gained international notoriety.

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Not yet released on DVD at June 2015
so performance subject to change

WEST END FILMS

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Dir. Corinna Mc Farlane
Starring Damian Lewis, the film follows an outsider living on a remote Scottish island who finds herself caught between her strict minister husband and the delinquent sent to live with them. Together they explore the beauty of the island and grow ever closer.

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Sunday 19 June 2016
at 7.30pm
Midnight Cowboy
(1969)  Certificate 18   113 min
Sunday 17 July 2016
at 7.30pm
Do the Right Thing
(1989)    Certificate 18      120min     

Dir: John Schlesinger
A young Texan, Joe, arrives in New York and teams up with Ratso who exploits him as they hustle for money.  They move into a derelict building. Joe and Ratso become friends as Ratso`s health deteriorates. For them to survive, Joe becomes a male prostitute.

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Dir. Spike Leigh
Set in Brooklyn on a hot summer Sunday in 1984. Italian pizza parlour owner Sal opens for business in a district that has changed to one of mainly African-American and Hispanics. A simple complaint by a customer degenerates into violence as frustration brings out the worst in people

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EXTRA EVENTS ABOVE THOSE IN THE PUBLISHED SEASON

Christmas Special Matinee
Tuesday 29 December 2015
TBA