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Thu 4 Feb // Thu 4 Feb // 11:00 /20:00 /

Under Milk Wood

Under Milk Wood

15 / 87mins / Kevin Allen / 2014 / UK

Isn’t life a terrible thing? Thank God. Rhys Ifans and Charlotte Church star in Allen's adaptation of Dylan Thomas's brilliant and haunting radio play. Visceral and funny, we follow Captain Cat as he visits the dreams and innermost thoughts of the inhabitants of a fictional small Welsh fishing village, Llareggub ("Bugger all" backwards!).

Fri 5 Feb // Sat 6 Feb // 20:00 /

Diary of a Teenage Girl

Diary of a Teenage Girl

18 / 102mins / Marielle Heller / 2014 / USA

Minnie Goetze is a San Francisco teenager growing up in the haze of the 1970s. Heller renders a hybrid of live-action and animation, offering a subtle, detailed window into the psyche of a bright, young woman brimming with wit and intelligence. This film is boldly unconventional and refreshingly honest, sharp and funny. “Entertaining, insightful and ferociously confident” – The Observer

Sun 7 Feb // 20:00 /

Kundun

Hastings Triratna Buddhist Group will introduce the film

Kundun

12 / 129mins / Martin Scorsese / 1997 / USA

In 1937 a monk roaming in Tibet proclaims that the two-year-old son of a rural family near the Chinese border is 'Kundun' - the reincarnation of the Buddha of Compassion, and next in line as Dalai Lama. However, after being invested on his 18th birthday, the Lama is forced to reject a claim by China on Tibet. When China invades, the Lama retreats to a monastery, but the Communists still pose a threat to both him and his country.

Thu 11 Feb // Thu 11 Feb // 11:00 /20:00 /

Mia Madre

Mia Madre

15 / 106mins / Nanni Moretti / 2015 / Italy, subtitles

An exploration of thought-provoking themes with Moretti's reliably skillful blend of comedy and pathos. Margherita is a director shooting a film with the famous American actor, Barry Huggins, who is quite a headache on set. Away from the shoot, Margherita tries to hold her life together, despite her mother's illness and her daughter's adolescence. “Warm, witty and seductive” – The Guardian.

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Fri 12 Feb // Sat 13 Feb // 20:00 /

The Walk

The Walk

PG / 123mins / Robert Zemeckis / 2015 / USA

Twelve people have walked on the moon, but only one man Philippe Petit (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) has ever, or will ever, walk the immense void between the World Trade Center towers. Guided by his real-life mentor, Papa Rudy (Ben Kingsley), and aided by an unlikely band of international recruits, Petit and his gang overcome long odds, betrayals and countless close calls to conceive and execute their mad plan. “Breathtaking!” – The Telegraph

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Sun 14 Feb // 20:00 /

Casablanca

Valentine's Day

Casablanca

PG / 102mins / Michael Curtiz / 1942 / USA

An unmissable treat for Valentine’s Day! A masterful tale of sacrifice and romance in a chaotic world as two men vie for the same woman's love against the backdrop of wartime conflict. With a rich and smoky atmosphere, unforgettable characters and memorable dialogue, it is an undisputed masterpiece. Casablanca has only improved with age.

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Thu 18 Feb // Thu 18 Feb // Fri 19 Feb // Sat 20 Feb // 11:00 /20:00 /

Macbeth

Macbeth

15 / 113mins / Justin Kurzel / 2015 / USA

Faithful to the source material without sacrificing its own cinematic flair, Kurzel's Macbeth rises on the strength of a mesmerizing performance by Michael Fassbender to join the upper echelon of big-screen Shakespeare adaptations. Macbeth is the story of a fearless warrior and inspiring leader brought low by ambition and desire. A thrilling interpretation.

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Sun 21 Feb // 20:00 /

Bronco’s House

The Cinematologists Night with Dario Llinares

Bronco’s House

Unrated / 44mins plus Q&A / Mark Jenkin / 2015 / UK

A young man strives to fulfil his sense of responsibility: the provision of a home for him, his pregnant girlfriend and their unborn child within their own community. This is an aesthetic meditation on property, power and the future. Shot on a clockwork camera using 16mm black & white film, and hand processed through an instant coffee based developer, tonight we have the chance to both view this extraordinary film and meet the director. See full details of all the forthcoming The Cinematologists events.

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Thu 25 Feb // Thu 25 Feb // Fri 26 Feb // Sat 27 Feb // 11:00 /20:00 /

The Lobster

The Lobster

15 / 112mins / Yorgos Lanthimos / 2015 / Ireland/UK/Greece/France/Netherlands/USA

A darkly funny love story set in a near future where finding love is a matter of life or death. According to the rules of The City, single people are arrested and then transferred to The Hotel. There they are obliged to find a matching mate in 45 days. If they fail, they are transformed into an animal of their choosing and released into the woods. A desperate man escapes from The Hotel to the woods where the loners live and falls in love, although it is against their rules. "A genuine one-off, cool, smart and dizzyingly funny” - The Daily Telegraph

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Sun 28 Feb // 16:00 /

Village of the Damned

B Movie Fan Club

Village of the Damned

12 / 74mins / Wolf Rilla / 1960 / USA

When the village of Midwich awakes from a strange enforced sleep, it heralds the arrival of blond-haired, glowing-eyed children of uncertain paternity with frightening powers.

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Sun 28 Feb // 20:00 /

Wondering Out of Time

Artist Short Film Programme

Wondering Out of Time

Unrated / 65mins plus Q&A / Various / 2015 / UK

A programme of artists’ films that speculate upon the origins and nature of existence, taking us from history to predication. Often pushing the boundaries of traditional filmmaking the artists use essay, documentary and fiction to explore how human activity and technology make sense of the past and impress on the world tomorrow.

Titles include: Sitting in Darkness, Graeme Arnfield / Limulus, Karen Kramer / Object Interviews (Part I and II), Patrick Hough / Tattered Gods, Abigail Sidebotham / Immortality, Home and Elsewhere, Sasha Litvintseva.

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