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Thu 4 Dec // Thu 4 Dec // 11:00 /20:00 /

Lilting

Lilting

15 / 91mins / Hong Khaou / 2014 / UK

Set in London, Lilting tells the story of a Cambodian-Chinese mother mourning the untimely death of her son. Her world is disrupted by the presence of a stranger. Through a translator they piece together memories of a man they both loved, and realise that whilst they may not share a language, they are connected in their grief. A delicate and heartfelt drama, featuring a compelling central performance from Ben Whishaw.

Fri 5 Dec // 20:00 /

Chef

Chef

When Chef Carl Casper (Jon Favreau) quits his job at a prominent LA restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity, he is left to figure out what's next. Finding himself in Miami, he teams up with his ex-wife, friend and son to launch a food truck. Taking to the road, Carl reignites his passion for the kitchen - and zest for life and love. An all-star cast includes Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman and Robert Downey Jr.

Sat 6 Dec // 15:00 /

HKBFiNN with AMPLiFiER + Live Poetry, Song & Jazz

AfriKaBa Film Club

HKBFiNN with AMPLiFiER + Live Poetry, Song & Jazz

Unrated / 45mins/45mins / HKBFiNN / 2014 / UK

A modern day silent movie with Spoken Word Opera, using poetry as libretto, voice & guitar as soundtrack. The film is a window into the lives of 3 Africans exploring their fears, hopes & loves to reveal a story both contemporary & timeless. £7.50/£6concs

Sat 6 Dec // 20:00 /

Chef

Chef

When Chef Carl Casper (Jon Favreau) quits his job at a prominent LA restaurant after refusing to compromise his creative integrity, he is left to figure out what's next. Finding himself in Miami, he teams up with his ex-wife, friend and son to launch a food truck. Taking to the road, Carl reignites his passion for the kitchen - and zest for life and love. An all-star cast includes Scarlett Johansson, Dustin Hoffman and Robert Downey Jr.

Sun 7 Dec // 20:00 /

The Stone Tape

A BBC Play for Today

The Stone Tape

PG / 101mins / Peter Sasdy / 1972 / UK

A team of scientists, eager to discover a new recording medium, take over a gothic mansion recently bought and renovated. by their employers. On moving in, they find one room unfinished and the builders refusing to work there. The scientists discover the renovation work has disturbed something ancient and malevolent hidden beneath the stone walls.

Thu 11 Dec // 11:00 /

Wings of Desire

Wings of Desire

12 / 123mins / Wim Wenders / 1987 / Germany/France - subtitles

A guardian angel desires nothing more than to be human. Every day, Dammiel listens to the thoughts of mortals who play their lives out on the streets of West Berlin. He is entranced by a trapeze artist, whose eloquent expression of her doubts and fears, makes him yearn to feel happiness and love. A rumination on human existence, this remains one of the most vital films ever made.

Thu 11 Dec // Thu 11 Dec // 17:30 /20:00 /

Turkey and Tinsel

PHOTOHASTINGS event - includes short film and Q&A with Martin Parr

Turkey and Tinsel

A wickedly funny documentary about a group of Black Country pensioners on a five-day pre-Christmas coach trip from Walsall to Weston-super-Mare. Martin Parr gives us a characteristically quirky portrayal of ‘Britishness’ and a heart-warming insight into aging camaraderie and a refusal to give up.

Screening with: From Robert's, a short film about 'Robert’s' legendary rummage shop in the Old Town, Hastings.

Please note:

We have added an extra screening WITHOUT INTRO AND Q&A at 5.30pm - all tickets for this screening are £5, for those who haven't been able to book for the evening screening.

The evening screening is now SOLD OUT online, but 14 seats will be available at usual prices (£7 full price, £6 concessions) on the door on a first come first served basis. Doors open at 7.15pm.

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

20 Feet from Stardom

20 Feet from Stardom

12a / 91mins / Morgan Neville / 2014 / USA

Millions know their voices, but no one knows their
names. This film shines a spotlight on the untold stories of the backing singers. Triumphant and heartbreaking in equal measure, this is a tribute to the unsung voices who brought style to popular music. Featuring Springsteen, Sting, Jagger, Stevie Wonder, Bowie and Bette Midler.

Sun 14 Dec // 20:00 /

Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla

Xmas B Movie Fan Club

Bela Lugosi Meets a Brooklyn Gorilla

Unrated / 74mins / William Beaudine / 1952 / USA

Entertainers Mitchell and Petrillo parachute into
the jungles of the Pacific island of Cola-Cola, where they meet primitive tribesmen, the chief’s sarong-clad daughter Nona, and mad scientist Dr. Zabor conducting experiments in evolution.

Thu 18 Dec // Thu 18 Dec // 11:00 /20:00 /

The Shop Around the Corner

The Shop Around the Corner

U / 99mins / Ernst Lubitsch / 1940 / USA

Set in Budapest in the run-up to Christmas, this delicate comedy follows the obstacles blocking the path of potential lovers Alfred and Klara, fellow workers in a gossip-ridden emporium, unaware that they are courting one another by anonymous mail.

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Fri 19 Dec // Sat 20 Dec // 20:00 /15:00 /

It's A Wonderful Life

It's A Wonderful Life

U / 129mins / Frank Capra / 1946 / USA

Jimmy Stewart is the owner of a money lending company that for years has been helping people in his town live their dreams. But when one Christmas he has one calamity after another, he decides to take his own life, believing everyone would be better off if he had never lived.

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Sat 20 Dec // 20:00 /

Phil Kay live comedy Christmas special

PLUS warm up guests John Knowles and Kate Tym.

Phil Kay live comedy Christmas special

We’re thrilled that Phil Kay will visit us to slay you with his unique, jingly bells, madcap comedy. He’s amassed a huge pile of awards with his energetic take on the world, bursting at the seams with imaginative mayhem and dashes of singsong improv.

PLUS warm up guests John Knowles and Kate Tym.

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Sun 21 Dec // Sun 21 Dec // 15:00 /20:00 /

It's A Wonderful Life

It's A Wonderful Life

U / 129mins / Frank Capra / 1946 / USA

Jimmy Stewart is the owner of a money lending company that for years has been helping people in his town live their dreams. But when one Christmas he has one calamity after another, he decides to take his own life, believing everyone would be better off if he had never lived.

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