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Our Next Screening is Breath on Sunday 23rd at 5:00PM

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BREATH and DISOBEDIENCE - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
BREATH

BREATH (M)

Samson Coulter, Ben Spence, Simon Baker

115 mins. Australia 2018. Dir: Simon Baker

Adapted from Tim Winton’s novel, Breath is an authentic coming-of-age drama, set in the 1970s, in a remote corner of the Western Australian coast. Two teenage boys, Pikelet and Loonie, are hungry for discovery. The pair form an unlikely friendship with Sando, a mysterious older surfer and adventurer who pushes the boys to take risks that will have a lasting and profound impact on their lives.

  • Sun 23rd Sep 5:00PM
DISOBEDIENCE

DISOBEDIENCE (MA)

Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams, Cara Horgan

114 mins. UK/Ireland/USA 2018. Dir: Sebastian Lelio.

New York photographer Ronit Krushka flies to London after learning about the death of her estranged father. Ronit is returning to the same Orthodox Jewish community that shunned her decades earlier for her childhood attraction to Esti, a female friend. Their fortuitous and happy reunion reignites their burning passion as the two women explore boundaries of faith and sexuality.

  • Sun 23rd Sep 7:30PM

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GURRUMUL and THE PARTY - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
GURRUMUL

GURRUMUL (PG)

Stars: Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, Mark Grose, Michael Hohnen

96 mins. Australia 2018. Dir: Paul Damien Williams

Blind from birth, Geoffrey ‘Gurrumul’ found purpose and meaning through songs and music inspired by his community and country on Elcho Island, in far N.E. Arnhem Land. Living a traditional Yolngu life, his breakthrough album ‘Gurrumul’ brought him to a crossroad as audiences and artists around the world began to embrace his music.

  • Sat 29th Sep 6:00PM
  • Sun 30th Sep 5:00PM
THE PARTY

THE PARTY (MA)

Patricia Clarkson, Emily Mortimer, Bruno Ganz.

71 mins. UK 2017. Dir: Sally Potter

Janet is hosting an intimate gathering of friends in her London home to celebrate her political ascendancy, while her husband Bill seems preoccupied. Janet’s best friend arrives followed by others, some with their own dramatic news to share, but an announcement by Bill provokes a series of revelations that gradually unravel the sophisticated soiree, and a night that began with champagne may end in gunplay!

  • Sat 29th Sep 8:00PM
  • Sun 30th Sep 7:00PM

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TWO IS A FAMILY and AURORE - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
TWO IS A FAMILY

TWO IS A FAMILY (M)

Omar Sy, Gloria Colston, Clémence Poésy

117 mins. France 2017. Dir. Hugo Gelin

While working on the Cote d’Azur Samuel sees Kristin arriving - a woman with whom he had an affair a year earlier. She spots Samuel, puts their three month old daughter Gloria in his arms, then immediately leaves. Slowly Gloria and Samuel form an unbreakable bond that is tested eight years later when Kristin shows up again.

  • Sat 6th Oct 6:00PM
  • Sun 7th Oct 6:00PM
AURORE

AURORE (M)

Agnès Jaoui, Sarah Suco, Thibault de Montalem

89 mins. France 2017. Dir: Blandine Lenoir

Separated from her husband, Aurore loses her job and to top it off, learns that she will soon be a grandmother. She is slowly being pushed to the edge of society, but when she accidently runs into the great love of her youth, she is reluctant to get involved. But what if a new life is about to be offered to her?

  • Sat 6th Oct 8:30PM
  • Sun 7th Oct 8:30PM

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LAST FLAG FLYING and CHAPPAQUIDDICK - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
LAST FLAG FLYING

LAST FLAG FLYING (M)

Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Lawrence Fishburne

125 mins. USA 2017. Dir: Richard Linklater

Thirty years after serving together in the Vietnam war, Larry ‘Doc’ Shepherd, Sal Nealon, and the Rev. Richard Mueller reunite for a different type of mission: to bury Doc’s son, a young Marine killed in Iraq. Forgoing burial at Arlington National Cemetery, Doc and his old buddies share memories on a bittersweet journey to New Hampshire.

  • Sat 13th Oct 7:00PM
  • Sun 14th Oct 6:00PM
CHAPPAQUIDDICK

CHAPPAQUIDDICK (M)

Jason Clarke, Kate Mara, Ed Helms

106 mins. USA 2018. Dir: John Curran

In this rivetting suspense drama, the scandal and mysterious events surrounding the tragic drowning of a young woman, when Ted Kennedy drove his car off the infamous bridge, are revealed. It not only took the life of an aspiring political strategist and Kennedy insider, it ultimately changed the course of presidential history.

  • Sat 13th Oct 9:30PM
  • Sun 14th Oct 8:30PM

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EDIE and ANOTHER MOTHER’S SON - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
EDIE

EDIE (M)

Sheila Hancock, Kevin Guthrie

102 mins. UK 2017. Dir: Simon Hunter

After her controlling husband dies, 83 year old Edie embarks on a trip to fulfill a longtime dream of climbing a mountain in the Scottish Highlands, to rekindle childhood memories rather than submit to her daughter’s wish of moving to a rest home. The film highlights the trials of an ageing body versus the vigour of the experienced mind.

  • Sat 20th Oct 7:00PM
  • Sun 21st Oct 6:00PM
ANOTHER MOTHER’S SON

ANOTHER MOTHER’S SON (PG)

Ronan Keating, Jenny Seagrove, John Hannah

103 mins. UK 2017. Dir: Christopher Menaul

The little-known true story of Louisa Gould, a widow who sheltered a Russian POW in Nazi-occupied Jersey during WWII, even though it becomes clear that Churchill will not risk an assault to recapture the British island. The island community spirit begins to fray under the pressures of hunger, occupation and divided loyalty.

  • Sat 20th Oct 9:15PM
  • Sun 21st Oct 8:15PM

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MARY SHELLEY and ON CHESIL BEACH - 2 FILMS 1 PRICE
MARY SHELLEY

MARY SHELLEY (PG)

Elle Fanning, Douglas Booth, Joanne Froggatt

120 mins. Ire/Lux/UK 2018. Dir: Haifaa al-Mansour

Mary Wollstonecraft’s family disapproves when she and poet Percy Shelley announce their love for each other. The family is horrified when the couple elope, accompanied by Mary’s half sister. While staying in the home of Lord Byron at Lake Geneva, the guests are challenged to write a ghost story, which leads Mary to conceive her novel ’Frankenstein’.

  • Sat 27th Oct 7:00PM
  • Sun 28th Oct 6:00PM
ON CHESIL BEACH

ON CHESIL BEACH (MA)

Saoirse Ronan, Emily Watson, Anne-Marie Duff

110 mins. UK 2018. Dir: Dominic Cooke

Adapted by Ian McEwan from his best selling novel, the drama centres on a young couple of drastically different backgrounds in the summer of 1962. Following the pair through their idyllic courtship, the film explores sex and the societal pressure that can accompany physical intimacy, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.

  • Sat 27th Oct 9:30PM
  • Sun 28th Oct 8:30PM
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