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Films // Coming up

What's on - Thu 23 May~Thu 30 May
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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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1 June
Saturday
7:30pm

The Little Mermaid

We're bringing this Disney classic back to the big screen in this special screening of The Little Mermaid, a film picked by you in our Facebook poll!

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3 June
Monday
7:30pm

Wild Rose

Fresh out of jail and with two young kids, Rose-Lynn (Buckley in a seriously knockout performance) is bursting with raw talent, pure cheek and a dream to escape Glasgow for life as a country singer in Nashville. Forced by her mum (Julie Walters) to face up to her responsibilities, Rose-Lynn gets a cleaning job for the posh Susannah (Sophie Okonedo), who soon becomes an unlikely champion for the wannabe star...

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4 June
Tuesday
12:30pm

Poly Parents: Wild Rose

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 on the first Tuesday of the month. 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 with a complimentary tea or coffee.

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7 June
Friday

Eating Animals Documentary & ‘Pea Souk’ Pop-Up Restaurant

Come join us for a night of vegan delights & thought-provoking cinema, narrated and produced by Oscar-winning actor Natalie Portman.

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8 June
Saturday
7:30pm

Mid90s

Jonah Hill makes his directorial debut with this spiky coming-of-age story set in 1990s Los Angeles about a teenage boy who finds his scene when he meets an eclectic group of skateboarders.

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10 June
Monday
7:30pm

What They Had

Summoned home to wintery Chicago by her brother Nicky, Bridget (Hilary Swank) has to contend with her mother Ruth (Blythe Danner), who’s losing a fight with late-stage Alzheimer’s, and her overbearing father Burt, who has taken a deep dive into denial.

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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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17 June
Monday
7:30pm

Amazing Grace

This extraordinary documentary of a truly remarkable figure in American music lets you witness Aretha Franklin as you've never seen her before. Nothing short of a revelation, soaring from one chill-inducing moment to another, this soul shaking, transcendent film captures the energy of Aretha’s performance in a way that is nothing short of electrifying.

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19 June
Wednesday
7:30pm

Styx

The Western world's indifference to the refugee crisis is put under the spotlight in this tense moral thriller about a woman on a solo sailing trip who encounters a sinking boat of refugees. This screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Wolfgang Fischer (work commitments permitting).

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24 June
Monday
7:30pm

Thunder Road

Jim Cummings writes, directs and stars in as an emotionally unstable cop in this darkly funny mix of comedy and tragedy, winner of the Grand Jury Prize at SXSW.

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28 June
Friday
7:30pm

Diamantino

Throwing fascism, colonialism and gender into a cinematic blender, Gabriel Abrantes and Daniel Schmidt serve up a candyfloss farce that’s an absurdist delight.

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29 June
Saturday
7:30pm

Pick of the Litter

Pick of the Litter follows a litter of puppies from the moment they’re born and begin their quest to become guide dogs for the blind. The stakes are high and not every dog can make the cut. Only the best of the best. The pick of the litter.

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1 July
Monday
7:30pm

Woman at War

Halla leads a quiet, routine existence. But her upbeat exterior hides a secret double life as a committed environmental activist, waging a one-woman-war on the local aluminium industry to protect the stunning highland landscape that is under threat. As she takes down drones, explodes pylons, and fires crossbows, she receives unexpected news - her dreams of becoming a mother may be fulfilled sooner than she thinks. What will come first - her eco crusade, or the future of a daughter she has yet to meet?

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1 July
Monday
7:30pm

Poly Parents: Woman at War

Halla leads a quiet, routine existence. But her upbeat exterior hides a secret double life as a committed environmental activist, waging a one-woman-war on the local aluminium industry to protect the stunning highland landscape that is under threat. As she takes down drones, explodes pylons, and fires crossbows, she receives unexpected news - her dreams of becoming a mother may be fulfilled sooner than she thinks. What will come first - her eco crusade, or the future of a daughter she has yet to meet?

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8 July
Monday
7:30pm

Sometimes Always Never

Sharp of suit and vocabulary, Bill Nighy is winningly deadpan as Scrabble-obsessed Merseyside tailor Alan, whose eldest son Michael stormed out of the house after a particularly heated round of the popular board game, never to return.

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15 July
Monday
7:30pm

Rafiki

Romantic sparks fly between the daughters of two opposing politicians in Wanuri Kahiu’s neon-bright story of forbidden love. The first Kenyan film to screen at Cannes, Rafiki follows the story of two teenage girls, Kena and Ziki, whose friendship blossoms into romance.

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'New Abstract'

NEW ABSTRACT" , Abstract paintings by Jenny Webbe. Ceramics by Colin Gillingham and Jenny Webbe. Exhibition preview will...

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The Little Mermaid

We're bringing this Disney classic back to the big screen in this special screening of The Little Mermaid, a film picked...

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The White Crow

Dance perfection meets political defection in director Ralph Fiennes’ intoxicating account of the young life of Soviet...

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