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Sunday 25th January - Wednesday 28th January

Boyhood

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. 

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Monday 26th January - Wednesday 28th January

Birdman

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.

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Thursday 29th January - Friday 30th January

Falmouth and the Great War

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.

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Saturday 31st January - Wednesday 4th February

Testament of Youth

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.  

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Coming up in • Talks

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Tuesday 3rd February 7:30pm

The Passmore Edwards Legacy

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.

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Exhibitions

Steele Gallery

Tuesday 20th January - Wednesday 28th January

The History of Cinema at The Poly

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.

http://rememberfalmouth.co.uk/

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Steele Gallery

Thursday 29th January - Monday 9th February

Falmouth in WW1

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.

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Spring Gallery

Tuesday 3rd February - Monday 9th February