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Thu 1 Sep // Thu 1 Sep // Fri 2 Sep // Sat 3 Sep // 11:00 /20:00 /

Tale of Tales

Gothic Film Week

Tale of Tales

15 / 133mins / Matteo Garrone / 2015 / Italy / France

Matteo Garrone’s Tale of Tales is fabulous in every sense, it is gloriously mad, rigorously imagined, visually wonderful: erotic, hilarious and internally consistent. Comprising three wildly fantastical stories and set in an epic landscape filled with bizarre characters these are tales that your parents never dared tell you. A Feast for the imagination.

Sun 4 Sep // 20:00 /

Penda's Fen

Gothic Film Week

Penda's Fen

12 / 90mins / Alan Clarke / 1974 / UK

Following in the footsteps of The Wicker Man, David Rudkin’s 1974 'Play for Today’ is a powerful portrait of adolescence and religious anguish in rural England. Alan Clarke directs this BBC village drama, which follows pastor’s son Stephen Franklin as he has a series of surreal encounters with angels, demons and pagans. The journey forces Stephen to evaluate his place in the world and confront his country’s ancient pagan history.

Thu 8 Sep // Thu 8 Sep // 11:00 /20:00 /

Heart of a Dog

Summer Music Season 2016

Heart of a Dog

12 / 75mins / Laurie Anderson / 2015 / France/USA

Showing as part of Summer Music Season 2016.

"Hello, little bonehead. I'll love you forever." So begins musician and performance artist Laurie Anderson's cinematic journey through love, death and language. Fusing a witty, inquisitive narration with original violin compositions, animation and anecdotes about her dog, Anderson examines how stories are constructed and told — and how we use them to make sense of our lives. Anderson’s late husband Lou Reed also makes a brief appearance in the footage.

Fri 9 Sep // 20:00 /

No9 Bus to Utopia with David Bramwell

Live event

No9 Bus to Utopia with David Bramwell

After his partner left him for someone, ‘younger but more mature’, David set out on a global adventure to become a better person. He visited an anarchist community in Denmark, a futuristic city in the desert and paradise in a Californian retreat, dreamt up by Aldous Huxley. Most fantastic of all was Damanhur in the Italian Alps, with a vast underground temple and a time machine. Can alternative communities teach us a better way to live? David gives a wry and self-deprecatingly funny talk accompanied by images and clips from his travels. Tickets £10.

Sat 10 Sep // 20:00 /

Finding Fela

Summer Music Season 2016

Finding Fela

Exempt / 119mins / Alex Gibney / 2014 / USA

Showing as part of Summer Music Season 2016.

This is the story of Fela Kuti’s life and his music. He created a new musical movement, Afrobeat, using that forum to express his revolutionary opinions against the dictatorial Nigerian government of the ‘70s and ‘80s. The power and potency of his message is current today and is expressed in the political movements of oppressed people, embracing Fela’s music and message in their struggle for freedom.

Sun 11 Sep // 20:00 /

Hitchcock/Truffaut

Hitchcock/Truffaut

12 / 90mins / Kent Jones / 2015 / France | USA

In 1962, Francois Truffaut persuaded Alfred Hitchcock to sit with him for a week-long interview. Based on the original recordings of this meeting this film illustrates the greatest cinema lesson of all time, plunging us into the world of the creator of Psycho, The Birds and Vertigo. Hitchcock’s singular vision is brought vividly to life by Martin Scorsese, David Fincher, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Wes Anderson, Olivier Assayas, Richard Linklater, Peter Bogdanovich, and Paul Schrader.

Thu 15 Sep // Thu 15 Sep // 11:00 /20:00 /

Dheepan

Dheepan

12 / 115mins / Jacques Audiard / 2015 / France, Subtitles

From acclaimed director of Rust and Bone, comes the powerful story of Dheepan, a Sri Lankan Tamil warrior forced to flee to France to escape the civil war, posing as a family with a woman and young girl he has never previously met. Finding work as a caretaker in the suburbs of Paris, Dheepan works to build a new life and home for his ‘wife’ and ‘daughter’, but the daily violence he confronts reopens violence from his past, and he is left fighting for their livelihood, and eventually their lives.

Fri 16 Sep // 20:00 /

Stranger on the Shore

Includes Q&A with director Michael Smith

Stranger on the Shore

It's different by the sea. A bit strange even. Just as the coast lies at the ends of England geographically, it's also at the edges of our society and the margins of our culture, which has always made it a site of eccentricity, transgression, colour and romance.

Stranger on the Shore is a cycle of video-poems exploring three areas - the bohemian eccentricity of Hastings, the dockside desolation of the Thames Estuary, and the spooky enchantment of Whitby.

Michael Smith, one of the directors of the films screening as part of the Stranger on the Shore evening, is a novelist (Faber&Faber) and broadcaster (The Culture Show) as well as a filmmaker. The Hastings film is a wonky love letter to the town he calls home. 

Andrew Weatherall (Primal Scream's Screamadelica) and Nina Walsh created the soundtrack for the films.

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Sat 17 Sep // 20:00 /

Son of Saul

Son of Saul

15 / 107mins / László Nemes / 2015 / Hungary, Subtitles

Winner of the Grand Prix at Cannes, this is an unforgettable Holocaust drama set inside Auschwitz. Saul is a Hungarian-Jewish prisoner whose horrific job as Sonderkommando is to help burn the camp's dead.
Finding a body he takes to be his son's, he tries to arrange a clandestine burial. Meanwhile other members of the Sonderkommando are planning to destroy the crematorium; but Saul stays focused on his personal quest: to grant his son a proper burial, and so restore his humanity.

Sun 18 Sep // 20:00 /

Men and Chicken

Rachel's Staff Choice

Men and Chicken

15 / 104mins / Anders Thomas Jensen / 2015 / Denmark / Germany, Subtitles

"I haven't been able to get this crazy film out of my head!" - Rachel's Staff Choice

A dark comedy about a pair of socially-challenged siblings who discover they are adopted half-brothers in their father's will. Their journey in search of their true father takes them to the insular Danish island of Ork, where they discover their extended family living in a dilapidated mansion overrun by animals. As the misfit bunch get to know each other, they unwittingly uncover a family secret. This outlandish comedy may offend those with delicate sensibilities - but behind the twisted, politically incorrect goings-on, the real questions are about who we are, where we come from and what makes us human.

Thu 22 Sep // Thu 22 Sep // 11:00 /20:00 /

Hector

Hector

15 / 87mins / Jake Gavin / 2015 / UK

Peter Mullan delivers a perfectly pitched performance as affable homeless pensioner Hector McAdam, in this captivating study of a man with a tragic past. For years Hector has wandered between motorway service stations, sleeping under bridges, and living on handouts; however, when his past life starts to catch up with him, the reasons for his self-imposed exile become clear. Mullan transforms this gentle observational drama into a sympathetic and enlightened study of human frailty.

Fri 23 Sep // Sat 24 Sep // 20:00 /19:30 /

High Rise

Plus Sat Q&A with Aristotelis Maragkos

High Rise

15 / 119mins / Ben Wheatley / 2016 / Ireland | UK | Belgium

Plus Sat Q&A with Aristotelis Maragkos

Based on the classic novel by J.G. Ballard comes a unique and dazzling vision of a dystopian Britain on the brink of social meltdown. Featuring a stellar cast including Tom Hiddleston, Luke Evans, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Miller and Elizabeth Moss, this is a one-of-a-kind cinematic event. The Q&A discusses adapting Ballard’s novels for the big screen. Tickets: Fri film only £6/7, Sat with Q&A £9/10.

PLEASE NOTE: Start time for the Saturday screening is 7.30pm.

*** Due to unforeseen circumstances, Chris Petit and Iain Sinclair will no longer be available to take part in the Q&A. We're sorry for any disappointment caused. ***

Sun 25 Sep // 20:00 /

Abbot and Costello Go To Mars

B Movie Fan Club

Abbot and Costello Go To Mars

Accidentally launching a rocket, which is supposed to fly to Mars, Lester and Orville instead end up in New Orleans for Mardi Gras. They are forced by bank robber Mugsy and his pal Harry to fly to Venus, where they find a civilization made up entirely of women, men having been banished.

Free space candy included with every B Movie ticket!

Thu 29 Sep // Thu 29 Sep // Fri 30 Sep // 11:00 /20:00 /

Youth

Youth

15 / 118mins / Paolo Sorrentino / 2016 / Italy | France | UK | Switzerland, some subtitles

Featuring a career-best performance from Michael Caine, Youth is a warm, witty and deeply moving portrait of love and loss. With dazzling visuals a great soundtrack and a stellar supporting cast that includes Paul Dano, Jane Fonda, Harvey Keitel, Rachel Weisz, Youth is essential viewing.

Macmillan Cancer Support Coffee Morning: we will be running our annual Macmillan coffee morning before the Thursday 11am screening of Youth. Do join us for a cuppa and a slice of cake before the screening, and please spread the word about this great cause.

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