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BFI Presents: Richard III [15] plus satellite Q&A with Ian McKellan

BFI Presents: Richard III [15] plus satellite Q&A with Ian McKellan

  • Thu 28th Apr 2016
  • 7:30pm
  • £15.00

A long and bloody civil war has divided the nation as two powerful families battle for the crown. The end of the war comes suddenly when the reigning King and his heir are killed by Richard of Gloucester. Richard’s elder brother, Edward, takes the throne, establishing a shaky peace over the nation. But Richard, shunning the dreary calm of peacetime, turns his attention to a new, private war within the House of York.

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Eye in the Sky [15]

Eye in the Sky [15]

  • Fri 29th Apr, 2pm & 8pm. Sat 30th Apr, 3:15pm. Sun 1st May, 8pm. Mon 2nd May, 2pm & 5pm. Tue 3rd May, 8pm. Wed 4th May, 2pm & 5pm. Thu 5th May, 2pm | £5.50

Helen Mirren stars as Colonel Katherine Powell, a UK-based military officer in command of a top secret drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya. Through remote surveillance and on-the-ground intel, Powell discovers the targets are planning a suicide bombing and the mission escalates from “capture” to “kill.” But as American pilot Steve Watts is about to engage, a nine-year old girl enters the kill zone triggering an international dispute, reaching the highest levels of US and British government, over the moral, political, and personal implications of modern warfare.

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Our Little Sister [PG]

Our Little Sister [PG]

  • Fri 29th Apr, 5pm. Sun 1st May, 5pm. Mon 2nd May, 8pm. Tue 3rd May, 2pm | £7.90

Three sisters live together in a large house in the city of Kamakura. When their father (absent from the family home for the last 15 years) dies, they travel to the countryside for his funeral, and meet their shy teenage half-sister. Bonding quickly with the orphaned Suzu, they impulsively invite her to live with them.

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Norm of the North [U]

Norm of the North [U]

  • Sat 30th Apr, 1pm. Sun 1st May, 11:45am | £5.50

A polar bear of many words, Norm’s greatest gripe is simple: there are too many tourists in the Arctic – and there’s not enough room! When a maniacal developer threatens to build luxury apartments in the vicinity of Norm’s home, Norm does what any normal polar bear would do… he heads to New York City to stop it! With a cast of ragtag lemmings at his side, Norm takes on the Big Apple, big business and a big identity crisis to save the day.

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Met. Opera Live: Elektra [12A]

Met. Opera Live: Elektra [12A]

  • Sat 30th Apr 2016
  • 5:55pm
  • £20.00

The genius director Patrice Chéreau didn’t live to see his great Elektra production, previously presented in Aix and Milan, make it to the stage of the Met. But his overpowering vision lives on with soprano Nina Stemme - unmatched today in the heroic female roles of Strauss and Wagner - who portrays Elektra’s primal quest for vengeance for the murder of her father, Agamemnon.

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Dartington Archive Film Showcase [E]

Dartington Archive Film Showcase [E]

  • Sun 1st May 2016
  • 2pm
  • £5.50

A showcase of short films from the Dartington archive, newly restored and curated by Jim Whittle, the Barn Cinema Manager and Film Programmer. These include footage of the Great Hall restoration, circa 1930; Foundation Day 1969; “Elmhirsts in India and Egypt,” shot in the early 1930s, from the personal collection of Dorothy and Leonard Elmhirst. Also, “Farms and Industry,” footage from 1928-1942 with a commentary by Leonard Elmhirst, taken from a 1970s BBC documentary about Farming on the Dartington Estate.

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Couple in a Hole [12A]

Couple in a Hole [12A]

  • Tue 3rd May, 5pm. Wed 4th May, 8pm. Thu 5th May, 5pm | £7.90

After their home is destroyed by wildfire a Scottish couple decamp to the French countryside. John and Karen eke out a simple, almost feral existence in the woods, foraging for food, water and resources, and staying away from the villagers in the valley below. When concerned local farmer Andre tries to help them, their relationship becomes fragile and unstable.

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Movie & meal deal

Movie & meal deal

  • Tue 3rd May, 5:30pm. Tue 10th May, 5:30pm. Tue 17th May, 5:30pm. Tue 24th May, 5:30pm. Tue 31st May, 5:30pm. Tue 7th Jun, 5:30pm

On selected Tuesdays, combine a film and 2-course meal at the White Hart for £21. Select a film to see if this deal is available. Film times vary but you will need to arrive at The White Hart by 6.30pm.

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Florence Foster Jenkins [PG]

Florence Foster Jenkins [PG]

  • Fri 6th May, 2pm & 5pm & 8pm. Sat 7th May, 2pm & 5pm & 8pm. Sun 8th May, 2pm & 5pm & 8pm. Mon 9th May, 2pm | £5.80

This is the almost unbelievable true story of a New York heiress who believed, incorrectly, that she could sing. Obsessively pursuing her dream of opera stardom, Florence is blissfully unaware that her singing voice is comically bad. Her manager and husband, aristocratic English actor St Clair Bayfield, lovingly protects her from this painful reality. But when she decides to give a public concert at Carnegie Hall in 1944, he faces his greatest challenge yet.

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NT Encore: A View from the Bridge [12A]

NT Encore: A View from the Bridge [12A]

  • Thu 12th May 2016
  • 7pm
  • £12.50

Following its smash-hit original broadcast, the Young Vic’s “magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold” production of A View from the Bridge returns to cinemas. In Brooklyn, longshoreman Eddie Carbone welcomes his Sicilian cousins to the land of freedom. But when one of them falls for his beautiful niece, they discover that freedom comes at a price.

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Dheepan [15]

Dheepan [15]

  • Fri 13th May, 8pm. Sat 14th May, 5pm. Sun 15th May, 8pm. Mon 16th May, 2pm | £8.20

On the losing side of a civil war in Sri Lanka, a Tamil soldier poses as the husband and father of two other refugees in order to escape their ravaged homeland. Arriving in France, the makeshift “family” sets about establishing a new life - only to find themselves once again embroiled in violence on the mean streets of Paris. A heartrending saga of three strangers united by circumstance and struggle, this is both a tour-de-force thriller and a powerful depiction of the immigrant experience.

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Zootropolis (3D) [PG]

Zootropolis (3D) [PG]

  • Sat 14th May, 2pm. Sun 15th May, 2pm | £5.80

In the bustling city of Zootropolis, ambitious, Officer Judy Hopps arrives as the first bunny in the police force. Determined to prove herself, she jumps at the opportunity to crack a case, even if it means partnering with silver-tongued, scam-artist fox, Nick Wilde.

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Despite the Falling Snow [12A]

Despite the Falling Snow [12A]

  • Mon 16th May, 5pm. Tue 17th May, 2pm | £5.80

In 1950s Moscow, communist Katya secretly spies for the Americans in the Cold War arms race. When she lands her biggest assignment, stealing secrets from rising government star Alexander, the last thing she expects is to fall in love with him. When Alexander unwittingly closes the net around her, Katya decides to make the ultimate sacrifice to protect him - a sacrifice that is only discovered thirty years later by an older Alexander.

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The Brand New Testament [15]

The Brand New Testament [15]

  • Tue 17th May, 8pm. Wed 18th May, 4:30pm. Thu 19th May, 2pm & 8pm | £8.20

Belgian visionary Jaco Van Dormael’s inventive, fantastical black comedy situates God in a drab flat in modern-day Brussels, with his docile wife and their 10-year-old daughter Ea. When Ea gets fed up with her overbearing father, she decides to follow in her older brother’s footsteps by leaving the house, gathering her own apostles, and writing a brand new testament. Flamboyant and defiantly outré, Van Dormael’s film is a vastly entertaining religious satire, with room for humanity and optimism.

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ROH Ballet Live: Frankenstein [12A]

ROH Ballet Live: Frankenstein [12A]

  • Wed 18th May 2016
  • 7:15pm
  • £17.50

Mary Shelley’s gothic classic is transformed into a haunting and dramatic ballet by Artist-in-Residence Liam Scarlett, one of the hottest young choreography talents in the ballet world today. Steering away from the horror stereotypes associated with the title, Scarlett penetrates to the heart and soul of the drama and presents a tale ultimately about love. Fuelled by grief at the death of his mother, Victor Frankenstein does the impossible and brings life to non-living matter. Terrified by what he has created, Victor abandons the Creature, dooming it to a life of loneliness – a decision that will cost Victor dearly.

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Son of Saul [15]

Son of Saul [15]

  • Fri 20th May, 2pm & 8pm. Sat 21st May, 5pm. Sun 22nd May, 2pm & 8pm. Mon 23rd May, 5pm. Tue 24th May, 8pm | £5.80

Saul Ausländer is a Hungarian-Jewish prisoner in Auschwitz whose horrific job in the Sonderkommando (a group of prisoners given special tasks and minor privileges) is to help burn the camp’s dead. Finding a body he takes to be his son’s, he determines to arrange a proper Jewish burial. Winner of the Grand Prix at Cannes, this is an unforgettable Holocaust drama set inside Auschwitz, and the feature debut of László Nemes. It’s an uncompromising watch that spares viewers none of the Holocaust’s horror, and marks Nemes out as a notable new voice in cinema.

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Demolition [15]

Demolition [15]

  • Fri 20th May, 5pm. Sat 21st May, 2pm & 8pm. Sun 22nd May, 5pm. Mon 23rd May, 8pm. Tue 24th May, 2pm. Wed 25th May, 5pm. Thu 26th May, 2pm | £8.20

Davis Mitchell’s comfortable life as a Wall Street investment banker is brought to an abrupt halt when his wife is killed in a car accident. Unable to grieve, he reacts to her death by taking up amateur demolition. Household appliances, his office computer - nothing is safe as he dismantles the remnants of his once perfect life. Meanwhile, feeling compelled to write a letter of complaint to a vending machine company, Davis begins a series of correspondence filled with startling personal admissions, which catch the attention of customer service rep, Karen. Brave, quirky, and embued with dark humour, Demolition is unexpectedly uplifting.

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The Man Who Knew Infinity [12A]

The Man Who Knew Infinity [12A]

  • Mon 23rd May, 2pm. Tue 24th May, 5pm. Wed 25th May, 2pm | £5.80

Based on the untold story of one of the greatest minds of his generation, The Man Who Knew Infinity charts the ncredible life of Srinivasa Ramanujan, whose genius for mathematics took him from the slums of India to Trinity College, Cambridge in the early 20th century. Spurred on by his mentor G. H. Hardy, Ramanujan overcomes racism and the rigidity of academia to revolutionize the field with his startlingly original theorems, which he attributes to divine inspiration.

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The Grump [12A]

The Grump [12A]

  • Wed 25th May, 8pm. Thu 26th May, 5pm | £8.20

At 80 years-old, The Grump knows that everything used to be so much better in the old days. Pretty much everything that’s occurred since 1953 has managed to ruin The Grump’s day. Proud of his ability to remain self-sufficient, the aging farmer lives alone in the countryside. His days are spent tilling the fields and tending to his wife, an Alzheimer’s patient who resides in the local care home. Following a debilitating domestic accident, he reluctantly travels to the city to stay with his youngest son and career-oriented daughter-in-law. This is not a popular decision with anyone involved. Someone’s day is probably about to be ruined.

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Discover Arts: Teatro Alla Scala [12A]

Discover Arts: Teatro Alla Scala [12A]

  • Thu 26th May 2016
  • 8pm
  • £12.50

Teatro Alla Scala, The Temple Of Wonders, is the story of one of the world’s most exclusive music and performing arts venues. Thanks to historical music and theatre greats such as Giuseppe Verdi and Arturo Toscanini, and contemporary arts directors including Franco Zeffirelli and Patrice Chéreau, Teatro Alla Scala has upheld its position as a worldclass theatre throughout the years. The film leads us through the main historical, musical, social and political events in La Scala’s 238 year history. The story is beautifully brought to life on the big screen through statements and commentary from musicians, experts and aficionados, and features photographs, musical scores, paintings and videos from centuries of archive material.

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The Jungle Book (3D) [PG]

The Jungle Book (3D) [PG]

  • Fri 27th May, 2pm. Sat 28th May, 2pm. Sun 29th May, 2pm. Tue 31st May, 2pm. Wed 1st Jun, 11am | £5.80

Mowgli, a “man-cub” raised in the jungle by wolves, learns that the fearsome tiger, Shere Khan, is hunting for him. Forced to leave his home, Mowgli is guided away from the jungle by his beloved friends, Bagheera the panther and Baloo the bear.

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Louder Than Bombs [15]

Louder Than Bombs [15]

  • Fri 27th May, 5pm. Sat 28th May, 8pm. Sun 29th May, 5pm | £8.20

An upcoming exhibition celebrating photographer Isabelle Reed three years after her untimely death, brings her eldest son Jonah back to the family house - forcing him to spend more time with his father Gene and withdrawn younger brother Conrad than he has in years. With the three of them under the same roof, Gene tries desperately to connect with his two sons, but they struggle to reconcile their feelings about the woman they remember so differently. In anticipation of the exhibition, a close former colleague writes a retrospective of her work, which re-opens old wounds and elicits unsettling secrets for her family.

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Midnight Special [12A]

Midnight Special [12A]

  • Fri 27th May, 8pm. Sat 28th May, 5pm. Sun 29th May, 8pm. Mon 30th May, 5pm | £8.20

Roy rescues his son Alton from a religious cult in Texas, whose members worship the boy for his supernatural powers. Accompanied by a state trooper, the pair go on a cross-country journey, hunted by federal agents who believe Alton might be a threat to national security.

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The Jungle Book (2D) [PG]

The Jungle Book (2D) [PG]

  • Mon 30th May, 2pm. Thu 2nd Jun, 2pm | £5.80

Mowgli, a “man-cub” raised in the jungle by wolves, learns that the fearsome tiger, Shere Khan, is hunting for him. Forced to leave his home, Mowgli is guided away from the jungle by his beloved friends, Bagheera the panther and Baloo the bear.

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Miles Ahead [15]

Miles Ahead [15]

  • Mon 30th May, 8pm. Tue 31st May, 5pm | £5.80

Written and directed by actor Don Cheadle, Miles Ahead is a free-form biopic of an undisputed jazz great. It effortlessly evokes the period as well as the subject’s proud, neurotic swagger and turbulent life. Utilising flashbacks and a loose, improvisatory style, the film unflinchingly details the musician’s near-fatal heroin addiction and his violence against women, as well as moments of pioneering genius in Davis’ creation of ‘cool jazz’.

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10 Cloverfield Lane [12A]

10 Cloverfield Lane [12A]

  • Wed 1st Jun, 8:30pm. Thu 2nd Jun, 5pm | £8.20

Following a car accident, Michelle wakes to find herself chained to a pipe in an underground bunker. Howard claims to have saved her from the wreckage of the crash, and informs her that a chemical attack has devastated the surrounding area, rendering the outside world uninhabitable. Emmett, who barely made it into the shelter in time, corroborates this version of events, but Michelle remains suspicious.

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Discover Arts: Leonardo da Vinci [12A]

Discover Arts: Leonardo da Vinci [12A]

  • Thu 16th Jun 2016
  • 8pm
  • £12.50

In spring 2015 Milan paid tribute to Leonardo Da Vinci by holding an extraordinary exhibition event at the Palazzo Reale. Leonardo Da Vinci: The Genius In Milan explores his work as never seen before, telling the story of the artist’s world and the treasures he left us. Pietro Marani, the curator of the 2015 exhibition, and some of the world’s leading experts on Leonardo, tell a story that could open new perspectives and reveal extraordinary things about Leonardo Da Vinci the painter, sculptor, scientist, anatomist, botanist and architect.

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Glyndebourne Live: Il Barbiere di Siviglia [12A]

Glyndebourne Live: Il Barbiere di Siviglia [12A]

  • Tue 21st Jun 2016
  • 6:30pm
  • £15.00

Figaro, the renowned -Barber of Seville, uses every trick he can muster to outwit Dr Bartolo and ensure his master wins his chosen bride. He meets his match in the would-be-bride Rosina who has schemes of her own. Madcap disguises accompany twists and turns in a whirlwind plot, whilst Figaro’s cunning knows no bounds. Mischief and mayhem run riot in Rossini’s most popular comedy, directed with sparkling wit and playful energy by Annabel Arden, and conducted by Enrique Mazzola. International star and Glyndebourne favourite Danielle de Niese stars as Rosina.

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Box Office details

Open daily 12.30 – 7.30pm
Phone: 01803 847070
boxoffice@dartington.org

Film Prices

After 4pm
£7.90 Full Price
£6.75 Concessions
£5.50 Young People / Students
£5.50 Monday Night Movies (not incl. Event Cinema)

Before 4pm
£5.50 Adults / Children / Concessions
£4.00 BarnKids Children (£5.50 Adults)

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