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Testament of Youth [12A]

Film

Vera Brittain, irrepressible, intelligent and free-minded, overcomes the prejudices of her family and hometown to win a scholarship to Oxford. With everything to live for, she ... read more

Vera Brittain, irrepressible, intelligent and free-minded, overcomes the prejudices of her family and hometown to win a scholarship to Oxford. With everything to live for, she falls in love with her brother’sclose friend Roland Leighton as they go to University to pursue their literary dreams. But the First World War is looming and, as the boys leave for the front, Vera realises she cannot sit idly by as her peers fight for their country. Based on the classic First World War memoir of the same name, this is the incredible true story of one young woman’s struggle to survive the horrors of war. ... read less

Mon 26 January at 14:00
Tue 27-Wed 28 January at 17:00
Thu 29 January at 13:00

St. Vincent [12A]

Film

Vincent is an angry, heavy-drinking Vietnam veteran whose stubbornly hedonistic ways have left him without money or a future. Oliver is his 12 year old neighbour who moves in next ... read more

Vincent is an angry, heavy-drinking Vietnam veteran whose stubbornly hedonistic ways have left him without money or a future. Oliver is his 12 year old neighbour who moves in next door with his hard-working mother after his parents’ divorce. Recognising anopportunity for easy cash, Vincent offers to babysit Oliver after school. As Vincent mentors Oliver in street survival and other worldly ways, Oliver begins to see more in the old man than just his foibles. ... read less

Mon 26 January at 17:00
Tue 27 January at 14:00
Thu 29 January at 16:00

Duck Soup [U]

Film

The mythical country of Freedonia is broke and on the verge of revolution. Mrs. Teasdale, Freedonia’s principal benefactress, will lend the country $20 million if the president ... read more

The mythical country of Freedonia is broke and on the verge of revolution. Mrs. Teasdale, Freedonia’s principal benefactress, will lend the country $20 million if the president withdraws and places the government in the hands of the “fearless, progressive” Rufus T.Firefly (Groucho Marx). Naturally, before long, his chaotic, inept regime bumbles into war with neighbouring Sylvania. Arguably the Marx Brothers’ funniest film, this comedy masterpiece containsseveral famous scenes, including the hilarious mirror sequence. ... read less

Tue 27 January at 20:00
Wed 28 January at 14:00

Atomised + Q&A [15 TBC]

Film

Flux is an extended season of artist’s cinema, including films, documentaries, and special events.Two films about nuclear catastrophe by Turner-nominated artists. The Radiant, by ... read more

Flux is an extended season of artist’s cinema, including films, documentaries, and special events.Two films about nuclear catastrophe by Turner-nominated artists. The Radiant, by The Otolith Group, explores the aftermath of the disaster at Fukushima in 2011, weaving historical material into accounts of the current menace posed by radiation. Jane & Louise Wilson’s film, The Toxic Camera, visits the spaces encountered by Vladimir Shevchenko, a filmmaker who ventured into the ‘red zone’ of Chernobyl in 1986. ... read less

Wed 28 January at 20:00

Unbroken [TBC]

Film

Angelina Jolie directs and produces this epic drama that follows the incredible life of Olympic runner and war hero Louis “Louie” Zamperini. Having joined the armed forces ... read more

Angelina Jolie directs and produces this epic drama that follows the incredible life of Olympic runner and war hero Louis “Louie” Zamperini. Having joined the armed forces during WWII, Zamperini and two other crew-men survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal plane crash, only to be caught by the Japanese Navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp. Adapted from Laura Hillenbrand’s enormously popular book, Unbroken brings to the big screen Zamperini’s unbelievable and inspiring true story about the resilientpower of the human spirit. ... read less

Fri 30 January at 14:00
Fri 30 January at 20:00
Sat 31 January at 13:00

Wild [15]

Film

With the dissolution of her marriage, Cheryl Strayed has lost all hope. After years of reckless and destructive behaviour, she makes a rash decision. With absolutely no experience, ... read more

With the dissolution of her marriage, Cheryl Strayed has lost all hope. After years of reckless and destructive behaviour, she makes a rash decision. With absolutely no experience, and driven only by sheerdetermination, Cheryl decides to hike more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Crest Trail - completely alone. Wild powerfully captures the terrors and pleasures of one young woman forging ahead againstall odds on a journey that maddens, strengthens, and ultimately heals her. ... read less

Fri 30 January at 17:00
Sat 31 January at 15:30

Annie [PG]

Film: Barn Kids, Film

Annie is a happy and resilient young girl who was left by her parents as a baby with the promise that they’d be back for her someday. It’s been a hard knock life ever since ... read more

Annie is a happy and resilient young girl who was left by her parents as a baby with the promise that they’d be back for her someday. It’s been a hard knock life ever since with her mean foster mum, MissHannigan, but everything changes when the hard-nosed tycoon and New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a thinly-veiledcampaign move and takes her in. ... read less

Sat 31 January at 11:00
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