Rabbit-Proof Fence 27.04.18 [PG]

Rabbit-Proof Fence is a 2002 Phillip Noyce Australian drama film, based on a non-fiction book by the daughter of one of the main characters, starring Everlyn Sampi, Kenneth Branagh and David Gulpilil, winning best film, best original music score, best sound and best direction awards from the Australian Film Institute. In Western Australia in 1931, […]

From Russia with Love 25.05.18 [12]

From Russia with Love (1963) is the second in the James Bond film series of British spy films, directed by Terence Young, starring Sean Connery, Pedro Armendáriz, Lotte Lenya, Robert Shaw, Bernard Lee and Daniela Bianchi. Ted Moore won a BAFTA for Best British cinematography. Bond (Connery) is deftly garrotted in the SMERSH (Spy Detection […]

Notes on Blindness 29.06.18 [U]

Notes on Blindness, a 2016 British documentary film directed by Peter Middleton and James Spinney, starring Dan Skinner and Simone Kirby, won the 2016 British Independent Film Award for Best Documentary, receiving several further nominations and was also nominated three times at the 70th BAFTAs in 2017. We hear snatches from some of theologian John […]

Dheepan 27.07.18 [15]

Dheepan is a 2015 French crime drama, written and directed by Jacques Audiard, starring Jesuthasan Antonythasan, Kalieaswari Srinivasan, Claudine Vinasithamby and Vincent Rottiers. Controversial 2015 Palme d’Or win ner, Dheepan was also nominated for numerous 2016 César awards and a BAFTA for Best Film not in the English Language in 2017. Dheepan starts in the chaos […]

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 28.09.18 [PG]

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, a 1969 American Western directed by George Roy Hill, starring Paul Newman, Robert Redford and Katharine Ross, won four Oscars, a Golden Globe (Best Original Score) and 9 BAFTAs. It was selected for the US National Film Registry as being “culturally, historically or aesthetically significant”. In Wyoming around the […]

Kes 25.01.13

Kes is a 1969 drama directed by Ken Loach and produced by Tony Garnett. Based on Barry Hines’ 1968 novel A Kestrel for a Knave, the film is ranked seventh in the British Film Institute’s Top Ten (British) Films and among the top ten in its list of the 50 films you should see by […]

The Wind that Shakes the Barley 22.02.13

Following on from our January screening of the 1969 Ken Loach classic Kes, we are showing another of his films, a Palme d’Or winner, made some 37 years later. Two brothers are caught on differing sides of the battle for Irish freedon in this politically minded historical drama from veteran British filmmaker Ken Loach.  It […]

Some Like it Hot 29.03.13

Some Like It Hot is an American romantic comedy film, made in 1958 and released in 1959, which was directed by Billy Wilder and starred Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon and George Raft. The supporting cast includes Joe E. Brown, Pat O’Brien, Joan Shawlee and Nehemiah Persoff. The film is a remake by Wilder […]

Rashomon 27.03.15

A COMMUNITY CINEMA SPECIAL Q&A WITH ACTOR DAI BRADLEY Set in feudal Japan, this film presents an intriguing tale of violent crime in the woods, told from the perspective of four different characters — a bandit, a woman, her husband and a woodcutter. Only two things about the incident seem to be clear — the […]

In the Heat of the Night 24.04.15

Detective Virgil Tibbs is caught up in the racial tension of the US South when he is arrested after the murder of a prominent businessman. Tibbs was simply waiting for his next train at the station in Sparta, Mississippi and the confusion is soon resolved but when local police chief Gillespie learns that Tibbs is […]

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