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Films // Coming up

What's on - Mon 22 April~Mon 29 April
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22 April
Monday
7:30pm

Maiden

This rousing, feminist adventure documentary chronicles the epic journey of Tracy Edwards – a woman who dared to make waves and become the skipper of the first all-female sailing crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race.

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25 April
Thursday
7:00pm

Cornish Slates Vol. II

The first Cornish Slates event was such a roaring success that we’re doing it all again. A chance for new and emerging filmmakers to show Cornish work on a big screen, meet like-minded creators and discuss future projects. Whether you have some work that you'd like to share or want to see what Cornish filmmakers are currently producing, come along to this FREE event.

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27 April
Saturday
7:30pm

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

I see you shiver, with antici...pation! Indulge in the raunchiness of Rocky Horror in a night of frolics, fishnets and Frank-N-Furter. But that's not all... expect to be really and truly debauched by the accompanied LIVE FLOOR SHOW - your favourite characters going through all the best musical numbers on stage.

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29 April
Monday
7:30pm

All is True

The year is 1613. Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. Disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground, and a devastated Shakespeare returns to Stratford to face a troubled past and a neglected family. Haunted by the death of his only son Hamnet, he struggles to mend the broken relationships with his wife and daughters. In so doing, he is ruthlessly forced to examine his own failings as husband and father. His very personal search for the truth uncovers secrets and lies within a family at war.

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2 May
Thursday
7:30pm

Ray & Liz

Celebrated British photographer Richard Billingham’s BAFTA nominated kitchen sink drama is an intricate family portrait inspired in part by his own memories and his successful series of candid photographs depicting his family in their council flat outside Birmingham during the Thatcher era.

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4 May
Saturday
4:00pm

Happy as Lazzaro

Lazzaro is a peasant boy whose sweet nature - happily doing the bidding of anyone in his local village - finds people mistaking him as not very bright. The village is ruled over by the Cruella-esque Marchesa, and Lazzaro finds an unlikely friend in her petulant son Tancredi, who convinces his hapless ally to help him stage a kidnapping to secure a ransom...

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4 May
Saturday
7:30pm

Us

Jordan Peele follows up his Oscar®-winning hit Get Out with his latest horror, one of the most anticipated films of the year. Us focuses on the Wilson family (parents, played by Lupita Nyong'o and Winston Duke, and their two children), who are holidaying at a Northern Californian beach house when they start to become terrorised by what seem to be evil doppelgängers of themselves...

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6 May
Monday
7:30pm

On the Basis of Sex

Inspired by the true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Felicity Jones), On the Basis of Sex tells the story of a young Ruth as she takes on her first ground-breaking case.

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7 May
Tuesday
10:30am

Poly Parents: On The Basis of Sex

POLY PARENTS: 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. Bring your under 3 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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8 May
Wednesday
7:00pm

Seed SistAs Sensory Herbal Handbook Launch

Many of the plants growing abundantly around us as ‘weeds’ are an amazing source of medicine that can support us in building resilient good health. Celebrating the launch of the Seed SistAs’ Sensory Herb Handbook, artist Belle Benfield is bringing you an evening of herbal delights.

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9 May
Thursday
7:30pm

Benjamin

Comedian and writer Simon Amstell brings us his hilarious and heartfelt feature debut about a young filmmaker thrown into emotional turmoil by a flourishing romance and the premiere of his second feature film.

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13 May
Monday
7:30pm

The Kindergarten Teacher

Lisa is fed up with her career, her oblivious husband, and teenage kids. When she discovers a young child in her class may be a poetic prodigy (not to mention a ticket out of her mundane life), she is convinced his is a once-in-a-generation talent, and becomes obsessed to do whatever it takes to help it grow - even if it destroys her life...

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20 May
Monday
7:30pm

The Sisters Brothers

John C. Reilly and Joaquin Phoenix star in Jacques Audiard’s (A Prophet, Rust and Bone, Dheepan) English language debut, a subtle and darkly funny Western about the adventures of two brothers sent to kill a prospector accused of stealing from a crime boss.

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27 May
Monday
7:30pm

The White Crow

Dance perfection meets political defection in director Ralph Fiennes’ intoxicating account of the young life of Soviet ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev, whose escape to the West stunned the world at the height of the Cold War.

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31 May
Friday
7:30pm

Eighth Grade

Making his feature-film debut, writer/director Bo Burnham delivers a keenly observed and achingly funny portrait of the insecurities and absurdities of being 13 in a world where one’s private experience is lived publicly online. While Eighth Grade depicts the seeming impossibility of making it through middle school alive, it also celebrates the debut of its star, Elsie Fisher, whose dynamic portrayal feels both incredibly specific and heartbreakingly universal.

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13 June
Thursday
7:30pm

Fisherman's Friends

Kicking off the 2019 Falmouth Sea Shanty Festival we've got this real-life heartwarming tale of a group of Cornish fishermen whose sea shanties took them to the top of the charts.

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Benjamin

Comedian and writer Simon Amstell brings us his hilarious and heartfelt feature debut about a young filmmaker thrown...

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All is True

The year is 1613. Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. Disaster strikes when his renowned...

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Happy as Lazzaro

Lazzaro is a peasant boy whose sweet nature - happily doing the bidding of anyone in his local village - finds people...

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