Sat 1 Apr // 20:00 /
In association with AfriKàBa
15 / 111mins / Barry Jenkins / 2016 / USA
Includes Skype Q&A with Gwyneth Wint of AfriKàBa on Friday 30 March, 8pm only.
Winner of this year's Best Picture Oscar, and nominated for 8 Academy Awards and 4 BAFTAs including Best Picture and Best Actress, this is a timeless story of human connection and self-discovery. The film chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world growing up in a rough neighbourhood of Miami.
Sun 2 Apr // 16:00 /
Electric Shakespeare: workshop
An afternoon exploring the language of Shakespeare and its relevance today.
You are invited to participate, experiment, or simply observe, as we explore the infinite variety of Shakespeare's expressions of Love and Beauty.
A collaboration between Julian Curry has extensive stage and screen credits, including leading roles with the RSC and the National Theatre. He has acted in 21 of Shakespeare's plays and has wide experience as a drama teacher.
Mary Chater has worked all over the UK including the NT and the RSC. She taught English using Shakespeare in schools and at Urbino University, while living in Italy between 2007 - 2016.
Glenys Jacques trained as a teacher and psychotherapist. She has worked extensively in schools and community centres developing programmes in personal expression, creativity and language.
ALL WELCOME - wear loose clothing. Cost £5
Sun 2 Apr // 20:00 /
Revenge of The Creature
B Movie Fan Club
PG / 79mins / Jack Arnold / 1955 / USA
The Creature from the Black Lagoon has been captured and taken to an aquatic theme park in Florida, where, he falls for glamorous scientist Helen who he kidnaps. Her true love gives chase all the way to Jacksonville. All tickets £5.
Thu 6 Apr // Thu 6 Apr // Fri 7 Apr // Sat 8 Apr // 11:00 /20:00 /
12 / 116mins / Denis Villeneuve / 2016 / USA
A universe away from traditional alien invasion films, this is a cinematic paean to human life and to what keeps us connected to each other – communication, memory, love and loss. Professor of linguistics Dr Louise Banks (Amy Adams) is enlisted by the US government to decipher the language of extra-terrestrials who initiated first contact. Global in scope and lyrical in form, the story is underpinned by the importance of translation; not only the direct challenge of decoding this new language, but also in the forging of cooperation between countries to prevent conflict.
See Arrival as part of our new Thursday night special dinner and film offer: Enjoy delicious Moroccan cuisine at Café Maroc, followed by a movie treat. Book early to avoid disappointment.
Sun 9 Apr // 20:00 /
Unrated / 100mins / Tomer Heymann / 2015 / Israel, Sweden, Germany, Subtitles
Ohad Naharin, artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company, is regarded as one of the most important choreographers in the world. This spirited and insightful documentary will introduce you to a man with great artistic integrity and an extraordinary vision. Filmed over eight years, Heymann mixes unseen archive and breathtaking dance sequences. This story of an artistic genius who redefined the language of modern dance is guaranteed to leave you skipping.
Wed 12 Apr // 19:30 /
First Heard Theatre
Live Theatre: reading with professional actors
First Heard is a monthly play reading event featuring new works by local playwrights, performed by professional actors.
At the end of every play there is an honest Q&A with the writer and all money raised from ticket sales, go towards the actors’ time. All tickets £5
If you are a playwright or actor looking to get involved with First Heard, contact John on 07813 035514.
Thu 13 Apr // Thu 13 Apr // Fri 14 Apr // Sat 15 Apr // 11:00 /20:00 /
The Light Between Oceans
12 / 132mins / Derek Cianfrance / 2016 / UK | New Zealand | USA
As beautiful as it is heart-breaking, this breath-taking story is set to remind us of the infinite power of love, the fear of loss and the complexities that bind the two. When lighthouse keeper Tom Sherbourne and his adored wife Isabel discover a baby adrift in a boat off the remote coast off western Australia, they must make a choice and the shattering consequences of this will change their lives forever. Starring Michael Fassbender.
See The Light Between Oceans as part of our new Thursday night special dinner and film offer: Enjoy delicious Moroccan cuisine at Café Maroc, followed by a movie treat. Book early to avoid disappointment.
Sun 16 Apr // 20:00 /
Jour de fete
U / 70mins / Jacques Tati / 1949 / France, subtitles
Tati's most famous comedy debut. After observing the high-speed efficiency of the American postal service, the postman of a sleepy French town is inspired to add a little zip into his own delivery route. This coincides with the arrival of the summer fair, and chaos ensues.
Fri 21 Apr // 20:00 /
CLOSED UNTIL THURSDAY 27 APRIL: NEW CHAIRS BEING INSTALLED
We can't wait for you to see our new chairs!
Join us again from Thursday 27th April for Phoenix.
Thu 27 Apr // Thu 27 Apr // Fri 28 Apr // 11:00 /20:00 /
Rebecca’s Staff Pick
12 / 98mins / Christian Petzold / 2015 / Germany | Poland
"This left me stunned, fascinated and finally uplifted by the strength of this woman" - Rebecca
June, 1945. Badly injured, her face destroyed, Auschwitz survivor Nelly returns to Berlin. Having barely recovered from facial surgery, she sets out to find her husband Johnny. Johnny is convinced that his wife is dead. When Nelly finally tracks him down he doesn’t recognise her, but seeing a resemblance Johnny asks her to take on the identity of his ‘late’ wife to access her inherited fortune. Nelly agrees: she becomes her own imposter. She wants to know if he loved her – and whether he betrayed her.
Sat 29 Apr // 20:00 /
Future My Love
Post-film discussion with artist Glenys Jacques
Unrated / 97mins / Maja Borg / 2012 / UK, Sweden, Some subtitles
Post-film discussion with artist Glenys Jacques
Borg’s experimental documentary is an ambitious and provocative consideration of a radical new social and economic model, as proposed by Jacque Fresco, a structural designer and futurist who lived through the Great Depression. It’s also a haunting love letter to Borg’s relationship with her former partner. The universal blends with the personal to explore questions of freedom and social responsibility.
Sun 30 Apr // 20:00 /
The Wicker Man
Jack in the Green
15 / 84mins / Robin Hardy / 1973 / UK
An annual must-see favourite as part the Jack in the Green celebrations! The cult horror classic in which a devout Christian policeman (Edward Woodward) is summoned to a remote Scottish island to investigate the disappearance of a child.
Tickets are available in advance online from this website, or on the door.
Doors and the bar open at 7.15pm, screenings start at 8pm.
Hire the Electric Palace for all kinds of events, including private film screenings, parties, meetings, gigs, festivals and rehearsals.
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