with Martin Graff, University of South Wales,
This session will examine the nonverbal communication which is displayed in human romantic relationship initiation.
Unless we are very bold, we don’t just walk up to someone and ask for sex. Rather, most of us engage in well established scripts for this purpose, which in psychology means an idea of what we think or expect should happen in a certain situation.
The next in our Maybe You Missed Strand
Dir: Bennett Miller – USA – 134mins (15)
A dark and gripping psychological thriller from the director of Capote and Moneyball. When wealthy John du Pont invites Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz to move to his estate and help form a wrestling team for the 1988 Olympics, Marks sees this as a way to step out of the shadows of his charismatic brother, Dave.
Dir: Cédric Jimenez – FRANCE – 135mins (15)
The Connection, aka La French, is France’s take on William Friedkin’s 1971 film The French Connection. This European version from French writer, producer and director Cédric Jimenez begins in 1975 and follows the real-life story of French police magistrate Pierre Michel.
YOU’RE THE ONE THAT WE WANT!
THIS YEAR, we’re celebrating the 4th July with a special screening of that all-American musical GREASE – and this time it’s SING A LONG.
So whether you’re a PINK LADY or a T-BIRD, squeeze into those skin-tight jeans and join us as we sing along with Sandy & Danny in one of the best-loved films of all time.
The next in our Maybe You Missed Strand
Dir: Ruben Őstlund – SWEDEN – 119mins (15)
A critical favorite and word-of-mouth sensation at last year’s Cannes Festival, where it took the Jury Prize in Un Certain Regard, this wickedly funny and precisely observed psychodrama tells the story of a model Swedish family-handsome businessman Tomas, his willowy wife Ebba and their two blond, pre-teen children-on a skiing holiday in the French Alps.
An introduction to an industrial revolution
Monday – Friday
Starting with a double lecture on Monday 8 June, the Poly will be hosting a month-long demonstration of 3D Printing capabilities. During the day (10am-5pm) there will be a variety of 3D printers on display in the Main Gallery, with specialists on hand to discuss the potential of this exciting new technology.
Using the ever changing Cornish hedgerows as inspiration, I wet felt colourful 3D vessels, bags and purses which are then embellished with crochet, hand stitch and needle felt.
In my garden studio in Porkellis, I hand throw and hand decorate jugs, mugs and bowls, taking my inspiration from the birds and butterflies visiting my garden.
Heather Frary, Sarah Trewhella & Noreen Todd
Tuesday, 30th June – Monday 6th July – Earth
Monday 6th July – Saturday 11th July – Ocean
Heather , Sarah and Noreen present an independent exhibition of paintings and glass, having exhibited with the Glass Minds group at the Poly in 2014.
We are looking for a Manager for The Poly Guild, our new concept store which will be offering the best in local art and design. Interested? Then have a look at Job Opportunities on our ‘Get Involved’ page, for full details and the application pack.
The world’s first commercially available chocolate printer comes to the Poly (Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society) on Tuesday 30 June. This is part of the continuing month-long demonstration of 3D Printing which is being held there.
The company behind this is Choc Edge which is a spin-out company from Exeter University.
Now you can have a FREE cup of Tea or Coffee when you come and see any of our Matinee Film Screenings (biscuits subject to availability)!
*Offer valid with a valid cinema ticket only. One per person, per film. Offer may be withdrawn at any time.
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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