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Films // Coming up

What's on - Thu 20 February~Thu 27 February
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20 February
Thursday
6:30pm

The Festival of Curious Puppetry: The Dark Crystal with Soup Night

One thousand years ago, the mysterious Dark Crystal was damaged by one of the Urskeks and an age of chaos has begun. This screening will be followed by a Festival of Curious Puppetry Soup Night with speakers Brian and Wendy Froud, the designers of The Dark Crystal.

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21 February
Friday
7:30pm

Bait

Stunningly shot on a vintage 16mm camera using monochrome Kodak stock, Mark Jenkin’s remarkable new film is a timely and funny, yet poignant tale that gets right to the heart of a Cornish community facing an unwelcome change.

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22 February
Saturday
7:30pm

The Bikes of Wrath

A story of adventure and humanity in the American heartland, The Bikes of Wrath follows five Australian friends attempt to cycle 2600kms from Oklahoma to California in honour of the mighty westward migration undertaken by ‘The Grapes of Wrath’s’ Joad family.

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24 February
Monday
7:30pm

Waves

Cracks begin to show in the perfect façade of a young athlete’s life in Trey Edward Shults’ (Krisha, It Comes at Night) palpable and unexpected drama about one family's dramatic unravelling and redemption. It's one of the year's most dazzling cinematic achievements.

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25 February
Tuesday
7:30pm

Waves

Cracks begin to show in the perfect façade of a young athlete’s life in Trey Edward Shults’ (Krisha, It Comes at Night) palpable and unexpected drama about one family's dramatic unravelling and redemption. It's one of the year's most dazzling cinematic achievements.

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2 March
Monday
7:30pm

The Personal History of David Copperfield

Master satirist (and avid Dickens fan) Armando Iannucci brings David Copperfield fizzing to life with this gloriously frenetic, hilarious adaptation.

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3 March
Tuesday
7:30pm

The Personal History of David Copperfield

Master satirist (and avid Dickens fan) Armando Iannucci brings David Copperfield fizzing to life with this gloriously frenetic, hilarious adaptation.

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7 March
Saturday
7:30pm

Shextreme Film Tour

Leading the charge for gender equality in adventure filmmaking, Shextreme’s UK tour takes the best of the 2019 festival out on tour, electrifying audiences with an exciting and inspiring celebration of adventurous, active women.

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9 March
Monday
7:30pm

The Lighthouse

This psychological thriller from Robert Eggers (The Witch) follows the slow descent into madness of two lighthouse keepers (Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson) on a remote New England island at the turn of the 19th century.

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10 March
Tuesday
7:30pm

The Lighthouse

This psychological thriller from Robert Eggers (The Witch) follows the slow descent into madness of two lighthouse keepers (Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson) on a remote New England island at the turn of the 19th century.

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16 March
Monday
7:30pm

Parasite

From the imagination of Bong Joon Ho, this must-see blackly comic thriller finds a family of grifters worming their way into an upper-class family’s perfect world.

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17 March
Tuesday
7:30pm

Parasite

From the imagination of Bong Joon Ho, this must-see blackly comic thriller finds a family of grifters worming their way into an upper-class family’s perfect world.

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21 March
Saturday
7:30pm

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Winner of Best Screenplay and the Queer Palm at Cannes (where it received rave reviews and was widely considered the best film of the festival), Céline Sciamma’s striking fourth feature is an exquisite tale of female desire, hidden love, art, and the gaze.

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23 March
Monday
7:30pm

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Winner of Best Screenplay and the Queer Palm at Cannes (where it received rave reviews and was widely considered the best film of the festival), Céline Sciamma’s striking fourth feature is an exquisite tale of female desire, hidden love, art, and the gaze.

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24 March
Tuesday
7:30pm

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Winner of Best Screenplay and the Queer Palm at Cannes (where it received rave reviews and was widely considered the best film of the festival), Céline Sciamma’s striking fourth feature is an exquisite tale of female desire, hidden love, art, and the gaze.

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25 March
Wednesday
7:00pm

Cornish Slates

Cornish Slates was first established in 2018 to provide the local film community with an opportunity to meet fellow filmmakers and discuss future projects. Now back for its third instalment, these regular free networking events have already seen a number of collaborations develop between local filmmakers that are collectively creating a strong Cornish voice in local film industry. Now is your chance to be a part of the movement.

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27 March
Friday
7:30pm

Cunningham

Cunningham is a cinematic experience about legendary American choreographer Merce Cunningham.

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30 March
Monday
7:30pm

Emma

Jane Austen’s beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending, is reimagined in this delicious new film adaptation of Emma.

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31 March
Tuesday
12:30pm

Parent & Baby screening: Emma

We believe that mums and dads shouldn't have to miss out on great cinema, which is why we are now offering special daytime screenings just for them - now every Tuesday at 12:30. Bring your under 2 for free and we'll create a friendly, half-lit and low sound atmosphere to keep them calm while you enjoy the film.

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31 March
Tuesday
4:00pm

Emma

Jane Austen’s beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending, is reimagined in this delicious new film adaptation of Emma.

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31 March
Tuesday
7:30pm

Emma

Jane Austen’s beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending, is reimagined in this delicious new film adaptation of Emma.

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6 April
Monday
7:30pm

Little Joe

Alice, a single mother, is a dedicated senior plant breeder at a corporation engaged in developing new species. She has engineered a very special crimson flower, remarkable not only for its beauty but also for its therapeutic value: if kept at the ideal temperature, fed properly and spoken to regularly, this plant makes its owner happy.

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7 April
Tuesday
7:30pm

Little Joe

Alice, a single mother, is a dedicated senior plant breeder at a corporation engaged in developing new species. She has engineered a very special crimson flower, remarkable not only for its beauty but also for its therapeutic value: if kept at the ideal temperature, fed properly and spoken to regularly, this plant makes its owner happy.

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11 April
Saturday
4:00pm

Exhibition on Screen: Easter in Art

The story of Christ’s death and resurrection has dominated western culture for the past 2000 years. This beautifully crafted film explores the Easter story as depicted in art, from the time of the early Christians to the present day.

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11 April
Saturday
7:30pm

Exhibition on Screen: Easter in Art

The story of Christ’s death and resurrection has dominated western culture for the past 2000 years. This beautifully crafted film explores the Easter story as depicted in art, from the time of the early Christians to the present day.

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Waves

Cracks begin to show in the perfect façade of a young athlete’s life in Trey Edward Shults’ (Krisha, It Comes at...

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Emma

Jane Austen’s beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending, is reimagined in this delicious...

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Radio Days on the Road

With a stiff upper lip and tongue in cheek, our collection of songs, sketches and playlets, from the deadly serious to...

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