Dir: Richard Linklater – USA – 165mins (15)
Richard Linklater (Before Sunrise trilogy) makes a triumphant return to his independent roots with this dazzling micro-epic, shot in 39 days over the course of twelve years in and around Austin, Texas.
Boyhoods follows the tumultuous lives of a family – Father (Ethan Hawke), Mother (Patricia Arquette) & Mason Junior and his older sister from around the time when Mason is six until he goes to college.
Dir: Alejandro González Iñárritu – USA – 119mins (15)
BIRDMAN or The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor (Michael Keaton) – famous for portraying an iconic superhero – as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.
Dir: John Ault – UK – 60 mins
A documentary filmed by students and academics of the University of Exeter and Falmouth University based at Penryn. The film follows the stories of many of those from Falmouth who fought for their country in the First World War.
Filmed on location in France, Belgium and in the UK this film shows the many ways in which Falmouth’s men fought across the world, whether in the trenches of northern Europe, in the air above the battlefields or at sea as part of the Royal and Merchant Navies.
Dir: James Kent – UK – 120mins – 12A
Vera Brittain’s beloved WW1 memoir is exquisitely realised in this moving and timely adaptation. Intelligent and free-spirited Vera overcomes the narrow-mindedness of her conservative parents, winning a scholarship to Oxford. Entranced by her brother’s dashing friend Roland, who shares her literary aspirations, she plunges into an intoxicating romance.
Falmouth based historian Dean Evans has a longstanding interest in the life and work of philanthropist John Passmore Edwards. This talk will give you an insight into the motivations,challenges and successes of the man responsible for establishing many important resources in Cornwall, including Falmouth Library.
A Local History talk, brought to you by Falmouth Local History and Research Group.
To coincide with the Poly’s digital cinema upgrade, the Falmouth Local History and Research Group presents an exhibition celebrating the history of our cinema, including extracts from our popular Falmouth Cinemas in Focus exhibition of images and documents from the archive.
A Free Exhibition of historical images giving an insight into how the war affected our town. An exhibition by local historian, Mike Bradley. First seen at the Arcs of Fire Gallery in August 2014.
Falmouth Local History and Research Group
A celebration of the stars of a golden age of cinema in an intimate evening of storytelling, performance, presentations and most importantly film.
In these salons we will celebrate the relationship between glamorous filmic art that challenged the audiences of its day ...more
Media Studies Students from Falmouth School will be presenting a specially chosen season of six classic childrens’ films aimed at young audiences – Saturday mornings from late January. ...more
Come for a pre-show drink in our new bar, with wide range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and snacks. Open 30 minutes before each performance and for interval drinks. To book a private function please email firstname.lastname@example.org
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