Films Programme

This is the remaining programme for the first half of our 2018-19 season, to the end of January.  The next show on 19 October is a Buffs’ Night, wine and nibbles from 7pm.  Hope to see you there.

Friday 19 October IN BETWEEN (cert 15) 1 hour 43 mins, a drama made in Israel and France with Mouna Hawa, Sana Jammalier and Shaden Kanboura, about three Palestinian women sharing an apartment in Tel Aviv who try to find a balance between traditional Muslim culture and the modern world (in Arabic and Hebrew with English subtitles).

Saturday 3 November BATTLE OF THE SEXES (cert 12A) 2 hours 1 min, a biographical drama made in the UK and the USA with Emma Stone, Steve Carell and Andrea Riseborough.  This is a true story of the 1973 tennis match between world champion Billy Jean King and ex-champ and hustler Bobby Riggs.

Friday 16 November THE FINAL JOURNEY (cert n/a) 1 hour 47 mins, a drama with Jurgen Prochnoe and Petra Schnidt-Schaller made in Germany.  On the death of his wife, a 92-year-old German ex-army officer journeys to Ukraine in search of the only woman he truly loved.  As conflict breaks out between Ukraine and Russia, old and new war experiences collide (in German, Ukranian, Russian and Polish with English subtitles).

Saturday 1 December FILM STARS DON’T DIE IN LIVERPOOL (cert 15) 1 hour 46 mins, a biographical drama  with Annette Bening, Jamie Bell, Julie Walters and Kenneth Cranham.  The true story of a passionate affair between a young British actor and an ageing Hollywood actress.  As the mismatched romance waxes and wanes, events conspire to keep them in each other’s lives.

Friday 14 December LEAN ON PETE (cert 15) 2 hours 1 min, a drama set in the USA with Charlie Plummer, Steve Buscemi, Chloe Savigny and Travis Fimmel.  When teenage stablehand Charley learns that Pete, an ageing racehorse, is bound for slaughter, the two set out in a journey to find a place to call home.

Saturday 5 January THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY (cert 12) 2 hours 14 mins, a UK historical drama with Lily James, Michael Huisman, Tom Courtney and Penelope Wilcox.  In 1946 a young writer learns about a literary society formed during the German occupation of Guernsey.  Intrigued by this eccentric club with its eccentric name, she visits the island with the idea of writing a book.

Friday 18 January GOD’S OWN COUNTRY (cert 15) 1 hour 44 mins, a romantic UK drama with Josh O’Connor, Alec Secareanu, Gemma Jones and Ian Hart.  Johnny, a young Yorkshire sheep farmer, numbs his daily frustrations with drink and casual sex.  When a migrant worker arrives on the farm, Johnny has to deal with emotions he has never experienced before.

 

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