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What's On Thu 28 July - Wed 3 August 2016

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James and the Giant Peach

James and the Giant Peach (U)

Showing as part of Young Cinema, Roald Dahl on Film

James’ happy life at the English seaside is abruptly ended when his parents are killed by a rogue rhinoceros and he goes to live with his two horrid aunts.

  • Thu 28 Jul
    • 12.00
Long Way North

Long Way North (PG)

Unpredictable, bold Sacha embarks upon a wild journey across the continent to find her explorer Grandad’s lost ship.

  • Thu 28 Jul
    • 13.45

Summertime (15)

Summertime (Belle Saison) tells the frank story of a lesbian love affair between 2 French women in the early seventies. Drawn together, teacher Carole and farmer Delphine fall head over heels in a beautiful, tumultuous and euphoric romance.


  • Thu 28 Jul
    • 15.15
johnny guitar

Johnny Guitar (PG)

Joan Crawford stars in this weird and wonderful classic western. A psychosexual melodrama against the backdrop of a gunslingin’ town in which Crawford’s tough saloon owner Vienna does battle with her old lover and a jealous rival.

  • Thu 28 Jul
    • 18.00
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iShorts+ - Funny Girls (15)

iShorts is an initiative by Creative England and the BFI, funding and supporting female comedy film-makers. These five short films form a sparkling showcase of British talent.

  • Thu 28 Jul
    • 18.00
From Afar

From Afar (15)

Winner of this year’s Golden Lion at the Venice film festival. A lonely older man seeks solace in an attractive younger man he meets on a bus. What begins as a financial transaction becomes an intense connection between the two.


  • Thu 28 Jul
    • 20.45
Willy Wonka

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (U)

Showing as part of Young Cinema, Roald Dahl on Film

Five lucky children find a Golden Ticket and win a tour around Willy Wonka's mysterious Chocolate Factory.

Jason Bourne

Jason Bourne (12A)

You know his name - Jason Bourne is thrown back into the world of espionage in the latest highly anticipated instalment of the Bourne series. He now remembers who he is, but there are still secrets hidden in his past to be uncovered.


The BFG (PG)

Showing as part of Young Cinema, Roald Dahl on Film, Kino Bambino!, Subtitled Mondays

The exciting tale of a young London girl named Sophie (played by British newcomer Ruby Barnhill) and the mysterious Giant - The BFG (played by Oscar Winner Mark Rylance) who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country.

Men and Chicken

Men and Chicken (15)

Showing as part of Early Doors

A darkly hilarious and demented comedy about a pair of socially-challenged siblings who discover they are adopted half-brothers in their late father’s will. Head-spinning, unusual, witty and manic, this is Danish cinema like you’ve never seen before!


The Commune

The Commune (15)

In 1970s Copenhagen, a married couple start a commune in a beautiful inherited house. As their extended family grows, they seem to have created a bohemian idyll – until a devastating love affair threatens to destroy everything they have built.


Chevalier (18)

In the middle of the Sea on a luxury yacht, six men play a dangerous game. A highly enjoyable satire and a batty sail across the ocean.


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Barry Lyndon (12A)

Only a cinema screen can do justice to Stanley Kubrick’s Oscar-winning masterpiece. Inspired by painters such as Thomas Gainsborough and William Hogarth, the film has a beautiful, painterly look, enhanced by its use of natural light.

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Richard III live from Almeida (15)

Showing as part of Stage on Screen

The Almeida Theatre makes its live screening debut with an explosive new adaptation of Richard III, directed by Almeida Artistic Director Rupert Goold with Ralph Fiennes as Shakespeare’s most notorious villain and Vanessa Redgrave as Queen Margaret.

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Women Amateur Filmmakers in Britain: Secrets & Lies

Showing as part of Amateur Women Filmmakers

A dramatic collection of six short films from the 1920s-1980s exploring themes close to the heart, such as love and infidelity; time and identity.

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Women Amateur Filmmakers in Britain: Fun on Film

Showing as part of Amateur Women Filmmakers

The Women Amateur Filmmakers in Britain collection contains over 140 films by women amateur filmmakers produced between the 1920s and 1980s that have been uncovered and digitised by the East Anglian Film Archive.

Embrace of the Serpent

Embrace of The Serpent (12A)

A mystical tribal shaman leads two explorers, years apart, on a hunt for an elusive plant and shows them the devastating impact of colonialism on the ancient pathways and people of the jungle.

Maggie's Plan 3

Maggie's Plan (15)

Showing as part of Subtitled Mondays

Maggie’s plan is a modern and sophisticated screwball love triangle that’s funny and sad, and brilliant and stupid. Quips, philosophy, lovely jumpers and sensible shirts reign in this genre flipping romantic comedy.

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