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What's On Wednesday 23 - Tuesday 29 May 2018

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Platform is back in May with a look at the Film and TV industry in the Region.

  • Wed 23 May
    • 17.30
Wallace and Gromit, Curse of the Were Rabbit

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of The Were-Rabbit (U)

Showing as part of Film Studies

With only days to go before the annual Giant Vegetable Competition (the coveted Golden Carrot), our two enterprising chums are cashing in with their humane pest-control outfit, ‘Anti-Pesto.’

  • Wed 23 May
    • 18.30
the late mathias pascal

YSFF: The Late Mathias Pascal

Showing as part of Yorkshire Silent Film Festival

Mathias (Ivan Mosjoukine), an eccentric dreamer, is trapped in a loveless marriage and a dead-end job until fate brings him to Monte Carlo and an unlikely piece of luck transforms his existence forever.

  • Wed 23 May
    • 19.45
Redoutable

Redoubtable (15)

Showing as part of Early Doors

Paris 1967. Jean-Luc Godard, is shooting La Chinoise with the woman he loves, Anne Wiazemsky. The film’s reception unleashes a profound self-examination in Jean-Luc and the events of unrest in May ’68 amplify his personal crisis.

French

  • Wed 23 May
    • 18.00
  • Thu 24 May
Mary and the Witch's FlowerF-Rated

Mary and the Witch's Flower (PG)

While spending the summer with her Great-Aunt Charlotte in the countryside, Mary follows a mysterious cat into the nearby woods.

that good night

That Good Night (12A)

Set in the stunning hilltops of the Portuguese Algarve coastline, this life affirming drama exploring family relationships is based on the stage play by NJ Crisp and inspired by the poem of Dylan Thomas.

funny cowF-Rated

Funny Cow (15)

Showing as part of Audio Description, Subtitled Mondays

Set against the backdrop of working men’s clubs and the Northern stand-up comedy circuit, ‘Funny Cow’ charts the rise to stardom of a comedienne through the 1970s and 80s.

Even When I FallF-Rated

Even When I Fall (12A)

Sheetal and Saraswoti, were trafficked into corrupt Indian circuses as children. Years later, they are brought back to their home country of Nepal where they Over 6 years they finally confront the families that sold them.

Nepali

  • Wed 23 May
    • 20.35
  • Thu 24 May
Jeune Femme Triple F-Rated

Jeune Femme (15)

Showing as part of Kino Bambino! For parent/guardians + babies under 1 only

Léonor Serraille’s irresistible debut follows Paula, a 31-year-old returning to Paris after a break-up. Broke, with nothing but her cat to her name, Paula is determined to make a fresh start - and do it with style.

French

The Young Karl Marx

The Young Karl Marx (18)

Hot on the heels of I Am Not Your Negro, Raoul Peck is back with another portrait of one of the world’s most influential thinkers. In 1844, a collective of young Europeans assembled and decided that the world had to change.

Germany

A Gentle CreatureF-Rated

A Gentle Creature (18)

A woman living in a small village receives a parcel stamped ‘return to sender’ – a care package meant for her incarcerated husband.

Russian

  • Wed 23 May
    • 13.15
  • Thu 24 May
Lean on Pete

Lean on Pete (15)

Showing as part of Audio Description

A beautiful voyage of discovery across America, Lean on Pete is the story of a boy and his horse that sweeps across rundown racetracks, hostile city streets and vast open prairies to tell a wider tale of life in modern America

The Old Dark House

The Old Dark House (PG)

A group of stranded travellers stumble across an old house and find themselves at the mercy of a highly eccentric and potentially dangerous family…

  • Wed 23 May
    • 13.30
  • Thu 24 May
Cries and whispers

Cries And Whispers (15)

Viskningar och rop

Showing as part of Permanent Dreams: The Cinema of Ingmar Bergman

Happy families are not often found in Bergman’s films, and Cries and Whispers features perhaps the most poisonous and unremittingly bleak example

TullyF-Rated

Tully (15)

Showing as part of Audio Description

Marlo is an exhausted mother of three. Fearing his sister is close to breaking point, Marlo’s brother gifts her with help in the form of 26-year-old Tully, a thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging young nanny.

coco

Coco (PG)

Showing as part of Young Cinema, Audio Description, Subtitled Mondays

Miguel finds himself sent on an extraordinary adventure to the Land of the Dead, where he learns lessons about his family history and the importance of memory.

sherlock gnomes

Sherlock Gnomes (U)

Showing as part of Young Cinema

Gnomeo & Juliet are back and ready to start a new life in London. As they begin their new adventure and get their garden ready for spring, they realise that someone is kidnapping gnomes all over the city.

on chesil beach

On Chesil Beach (15)

It’s the summer of 1962 and newlywed couple, Florence and Edward, are about to begin their honeymoon. As the first evening of their married life unfolds, the young lovers find themselves gripped by more than just wedding night jitters.

The Breadwinner Triple F-Rated

The Breadwinner (12A)

11-year-old Parvana is growing up in Afghanistan when her father is wrongfully arrested. Cutting off her hair, she disguises herself as a boy in a bid to save him and reunite her family.

zamaF-Rated

Zama (15)

Zama, an officer of the Spanish Crown born in South America is stuck in a delicate limbo, waiting for the King to transfer him to a better place.

Spanish

prix de beaute

YSFF: Prix de Beaute

Showing as part of Yorkshire Silent Film Festival

The luminous Louise Brooks stars as a French typist whose life is turned upside down when she wins a beauty contest in San Sebastián.

I claude monet

I, Claude Monet

Showing as part of Exhibition on Screen

Monet’s life is a gripping tale about a man who, behind his sun-dazzled canvases, suffered from feelings of depression, loneliness, even suicide.

MCKELLEN

McKellen: Playing the Part + Live satellite Q&A

In Playing the Part, audiences will have the opportunity to celebrate one of Britain’s true acting icons on his birthday weekend.

Summer with Monika

Summer With Monika (PG)

Sommaren med Monika

Showing as part of Permanent Dreams: The Cinema of Ingmar Bergman

Two teenage lovers escape their working-class families to spend a passionate summer together. But as the summer comes to an end, the sweetness of their romance soon sours…

The Greatest ShowmanF-Rated

The Greatest Showman (PG)

Showing as part of Dementia Friendly Screenings

Grab your tall top hat, get on your trapeze and get ready to experience the greatest show ever! This star-studded musical extravaganza tells a story about the early days of circus, travelling shows, big tops and the people that inhabited them.

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