Fri 1 Jul // Sat 2 Jul // 20:00 /
A Bigger Splash
15 / 124mins / Luca Guadagnino / 2015 / USA
A sensuous portrait of desire, jealousy and rock and roll, under the Mediterranean sun. Rock legend Marianne Lane is recuperating on the volcanic island of Pantelleria with her partner, when record producer and old fl ame Harry unexpectedly arrives and interrupts their holiday, bringing with him an A-bomb blast of nostalgia from which there can be no rescue. Starring Ralph Fiennes, Dakota Johnson, Matthias Schoenaerts and Tilda Swinton.
Sun 3 Jul // 20:00 /
Hosted by Hastings Triratna Buddhist Group
12 / 120mins / Victor Salva / 2006 / Germany/USA
Dan Millman has it all: good grades, a shot at the Olympic team on the rings and girls lining up for him. Only one man shakes his confidence, an anonymous night gas station attendant, who like Socrates, keeps questioning every assumption in his life. Then a traffic crash shatters his bright future. Now Socrates's life coaching is to make or break Dan's revised ambition. Starring Nick Nolte.
Thu 7 Jul // Thu 7 Jul // Fri 8 Jul // Sat 9 Jul // 11:00 /20:00 /
15 / 156mins / Alejandro G. Iñárritu / 2015 / USA
In an expedition of the uncharted American wilderness, explorer Hugh Glass (DiCaprio, in an Oscar-winning performance) is attacked by a bear and left for dead by his own hunting team. Betrayed by his confidant John Fitzgerald (Tom Hardy), Glass navigates a vicious winter in a relentless pursuit to survive and find redemption, guided by sheer will and the love of his family. An epic adventure of survival and the extraordinary power of the human spirit.
Sun 10 Jul // 20:00 /
PG / 80mins / Anthony Asquith, A.V. Bramble / 1928 / UK / UK
Husband and wife acting team of Mae Feather (Annette Benson) and Julian Gordon is torn apart when he discovers her affair. Mae hatches a plot to kill her husband by putting a real bullet in the prop gun, to be fired during the making of their new film. This film offers a rare insight into the workings of a 1920s film studio, with comic stunts and an on-set jazz band which demonstrate just what life was like in the early days of cinema.
Thu 14 Jul // Thu 14 Jul // Fri 15 Jul // Sat 16 Jul // 11:00 /20:00 /
The Danish Girl
15 / 120mins / Tom Hooper / 2015 / UK | USA | Belgium | Denmark | Germany
Based on the book by David Ebershoff, this is the
remarkable love story inspired by the lives of Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener, portrayed by Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander. Lili and Gerda’s marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili’s groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.
Sun 17 Jul // 20:00 /
PG / 124mins / Michelangelo Antonioni / 1962 / Italy | France, Subtitles
Full of lush, strange beauty, this film tells the story of Vittoria, a woman who drifts into a relationship with an ambitious stockbroker. Using the architecture of Rome as a backdrop for this doomed affair, Antonioni achieves the peak of his style, returning to his main preoccupation: the difficulty of forming true connections amidst the modern world. The final shot remains one of the greatest endings in cinema.
Thu 21 Jul // Thu 21 Jul // Fri 22 Jul // 11:00 /20:00 /
PG13 / 97mins / Deniz Gamze Ergüven / 2015 / France | Germany | Turkey | Qatar, Subtitles
Early summer in a Turkish village; five free-spirited sisters play on the beach with their male classmates. Though their games are innocent,
a neighbour reports ‘illicit behaviour’ to the girls' family who overreact, subjecting them to endless lessons in preparation to become brides. As the eldest are married off, the younger ones bond together to avoid the same fate in this powerful portrait of
Sat 23 Jul // 20:00 /
Summer Music Season 2016
Unrated / 90mins / Lily Keber / 2013 / USA
Showing as part of Summer Music Season 2016.
This roller coaster portrait film explores the life and music of piano legend James Booker, who Dr. John described as "the best black, gay, one-eyed junkie piano genius New Orleans has ever produced." The film is illustrated with unseen concert footage and exclusive interviews with Harry Connick Jr., Irma Thomas and Allen Toussaint, tracing Booker’s life from his early years as a child prodigy, to his outrageous solo career characterized by onstage performances in his underwear.
Sun 24 Jul // 19:30 /
Innocence of Memories
Q&A with Grant Gee hosted by Iain Sinclair
12 / 97mins / Grant Gee / 2015 / UK
Includes Q&A with Grant Gee hosted by Iain Sinclair
Acclaimed filmmaker Grant Gee (Joy Division, Meeting People is Easy) takes his cue from Nobel Prize-winning Turkish author Orhan Pamuk's novel The Museum of Innocence. Writing, memory and architecture flow together in this sensual nocturnal wandering through the streets of Istanbul, which becomes a vibrant archive of life lived.
"British film-maker Grant Gee has got together with Turkey’s Nobel prize-winning novelist, and the result is a mesmerising, original meditation on love and the city" - 4 stars, Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
Thu 28 Jul // Thu 28 Jul // Fri 29 Jul // Sat 30 Jul // 11:00 /20:00 /
PG-13 / 106mins / Ethan Coen, Joel Coen / 2016 / UK | USA | Japan
Wacky comedy drama set in the heyday of the 1950s Hollywood studios. The story follows a day in the life of 'fixer' Ed Mannix (Josh Brolin) who has to retrieve famous actor Baird Whitlock (George Clooney) after he has been kidnapped while filming the next big blockbuster 'Hail, Caesar!'. A group called The Future is holding Whitlock ransom, and it's up to Mannix to get him back. The star-studded cast also includes Ralph Fiennes, Scarlett Johansson, Frances McDormand and Tilda Swinton.
Sun 31 Jul // 20:00 /
B Movie Fan Club
12 / 81mins / Val Guest / 1957 / UK
Professor Quatermass is trying to gather support for his Lunar colonisation project. Intrigued by meteorites crashing to earth, he discovers a site which replicates his own moon base vision... The second in Hammer Films' trio of screen versions for Nigel Kneale's classic 1950s BBC serials starring Brian Donlevy, John Longden and Sidney James.
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