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Welcome

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Welcome to your guide to all that’s happening during April. This month our gallery will be taken over by the wonderfully curious sculptures of Jonathan Baldock, as we host his first solo exhibition in Wales, The Soft Machine (p4-5). If, like us you like to delve a little deeper in to an exhibition, why not join our artist live guides at the gallery for an informal talk (p8) on Sat 26 April. You may have noticed that we’re showing more and more live music, and this month is no exception. We start the month with an exclusive performance by Welsh experimental trailblazers Bür Hoff Bau (p13), in addition to performances by the satirical Jonny & the Baptists (p12) and the rising soul star Kizzy Meriel Crawford (p12). We’re also thrilled to present the Welsh premiere of Tender Napalm (p14). Over in the cinema, we’re delighted to host Cardiff Independent Film Festival (p18–20) crammed full of wonderful independent features from around the world. Throughout April we’ll be screening films championed by Mark Cousins, to celebrate the release of A Story of Children and Film (p17) and before the end of the month, we’ll be screening The Lunchbox (p25) once more — a film premiered at the ever popular WOW Film Festival. Looking for things to do with the little ones? From shadow puppetry to Moviemaker Junior, there’s plenty to keep them entertained. Turn to pages 28-29 to find out more. Thanks for reading and see you soon! Cover image: Jonathan Baldock, Performer, 2013, mixed media, 60cm (d) 158cm (h) 110cm (w)

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Highlights

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Gallery pages 4–8

Eat Drink Hire page 9

Theatre pages 10–14

Chapter Mix page 15

CL1C Card Chapter’s own reward card. Collect points when you visit the cinema or theatre and you’ll be surprised at how quickly you can claim a free ticket. Pick up a form next time you’re in or download from www.chapter.org. Watch out for this symbol to double your points!

Chapter Friends Cinema pages 16–27

Become one of Chapter’s Friends and enjoy a variety of benefits ranging from discounts on tickets and in our Caffi Bar to invitations to special events such as gallery previews and film premieres.  Also doubles as a CL1C card. Bronze Friend: £25/£20 Silver Friend: £35/£30 Gold Friend: £45/£40

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Calendar pages 32–33

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Jonathan Baldock, The Monoliths, 2012, Felt, silk thread, polystyrene, glazed ceramics, synthetic hair and bells

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Jonathan Baldock, Costumes, 2013, Hand-crocheted wool, wool, back massagers and ceramics

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Jonathan Baldock: The Soft Machine Preview: Thu 17 Apr 6 — 8pm Exhibition: Fri 18 Apr — Sun 29 June Curiously irregular and meticulously crafted, Jonathan Baldock’s hybrid forms occupy the gallery space, acting as both costume and object. The Soft Machine, Jonathan’s first solo exhibition in Wales, explores the relationship between the body and sculpture using installation and performance. His work draws unlikely parallels between seemingly disparate cultural references, nodding to literature, art history, pagan ritual, cinema, fashion and the carnivalesque. Transformation is a recurring motif in Jonathan’s work: masks, nests and shells offer a kind of refuge. They are a new skin to inhabit; a place to lie concealed and protected. Oscar Wilde said, “Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.” For Jonathan, the mask provides a place where you can be yourself. His swathed costumes act as mobile homes which a performer or person can inhabit. Modest materials become monuments, brought to life through carefully choreographed movement; the inanimate becomes animate and the humorous unsettling. Acting as a kind of safe zone, his sculptures can conjure memories of cosy children’s stories; though simultaneously also reference somewhat monstrous fairground attractions. Interrogating the role of the forgotten or marginalised craftsperson in our culture, Jonathan has developed a visual language where the importance of materials continues to play a significant role in his work, transforming ‘lowly‘ materials into something of status by defying our preconceived expectations about what they can do or be. Jonathan’s work denies specific narrative in favour of conversation: between tradition and craft, movement and stillness, object and body.

Biography Jonathan Baldock was born in 1980 in Pembury, UK. He graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2005 and now lives and works in London. Recent solo exhibitions include: Hot Spots, The Apartment, Vancouver (Canada), 2014; A Strange mix between a Butcher’s Shop and a Nightclub, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge (UK) 2013; The Blue Epoch, Colloredo-Mansfeldský Palác, AMoYA, Prague (Czech Republic) 2012; Musica, Annarumma Gallery, Naples, (Italy) 2011; Pierrot, PeregrineProgram, Chicago (USA) 2011. Selected group exhibitions: Two Figures in a Landscape (choreographed by Rubato Dance Group), Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai (China) 2013; Relativity Absolute, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge (UK), 2013; The Gathering, Mytoro Gallery, Hamburg (Germany), 2013; Implausible Imposters, Ceri Hand Gallery, London (UK), 2013; Pile, Chapter, Cardiff (Wales) 2011. He was recently awarded the Abbey Fellowship, British School at Rome (Italy) and Swatch Art Peace Hotel Residency, Shanghai (China).

Exhibition open: Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday 12-6pm; Thursday & Friday 12-8pm; closed Monday


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ART IN THE BAR Andrew Morris: What’s Left Behind? Fri 14 Mar — Sun 18 May The interiors depicted in Andrew Morris’ photographs appear calm and contemplative, in a transitory place — somewhere between occupied and vacant. Reading glasses still perched on the windowsill and bedrooms with beds that seem to have been freshly made — you could easily be mistaken in believing the owner has just popped out. Look a little closer and you’ll find something isn’t quite right. Wallpaper peeling from the walls, a single photograph on an otherwise empty bookshelf; these are homes in the process of being cleared out, homes that once belonged to someone who has passed away. Morris sensitively captures these scenes which are about more than the remaining possessions. He leads us to consider and reflect upon the ideas of home, family and ownership.

Biography Andrew Morris lives and works in Swansea and recently graduated from University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Swansea, where he studied Photography in the Arts. Morris is the first recipient of the Wales International Young Artist Award which was presented to him by the British Council Wales for this body of work. The Wales International Young Artist Award The Wales International Young Artist Award was launched in 2013 by the British Council Wales with the aim of both identifying a new pool of young talent across the creative sectors and also nurturing it by offering young artists from Wales, national and international exposure. The winner receives a £500 prize and the opportunity to exhibit in six continents and over 100 countries. The 2013 judges were Hannah Firth, Chapter; Melissa Hinkin, Artes Mundi and indendent producer/curator Marc Rees.


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From top to bottom: Art Car Bootique

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Save the Date!

Art Car Bootique Sun 25 May Chapter and Something Creatives are pleased to announce this year’s Art Car Bootique, celebrating ‘The End of Innocence.’ Established in 2011, this eclectic and eccentric mix of art, performance, food, music, vintage fashion and curated projects celebrates the very best of Cardiff’s Creative Community. From 11am until 6pm our car park will be transformed into a psychedelic village fete, jam-packed with over 70 pitches for you to explore and enjoy. With something for everyone, Art Car Bootique is an interactive event with all the fun of the unfair! This year’s Art Car Bootique happily coincides with Maibock, our annual Springtime German ale festival, and there will be live performances in our Caffi Bar from 6pm till late. Look out for more details coming soon on our website www.chapter.org www.artcarbootique.com  www.somethingcreatives.com


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Come Along Do

Talk at 2

Thu 3 Apr 8pm

Starting Sat 26 Apr 2pm

Join us after the screening of Under the Skin for Come Along Do, an informal and lively platform for discussion around art and film, led by Gill Nicol. Whether you have something burning to say or would simply like to listen and ponder over the film, just come along — everyone is welcome.

Our ‘Talks at 2’ are on every other Saturday during exhibitions and are hosted by our artist Live Guides Richard Higlett and Samuel Hasler. They provide an opportunity to discover more about the current exhibition and the artists’ approach to making art. No two talks are the same, while we hope they’re always insightful and open. Talks at 2 are free of charge and there’s no need to book in advance — just turn up at the Gallery and join in!

£2.50 See page 21 for further details.

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Eat Drink Hire

Pop Up Produce

Drink

Every Wednesday 4 — 7pm

We love seeking out tasty new beers, and this month we’re pleased to announce the arrival of a new German draught beer, Ankerbraü. We were selected from many other venues to be the first bar in Wales to stock this premium pilsner. It is considered more ‘green’ than any other beer on the market as the brewery has developed their own Bag-In-Box and carbonation technology rather than using conventional kegs. This means that the containers that the beer arrives in do not need to be returned to the brewery, hence cutting down on fuel emissions, and are also 100% recyclable. Plus it’s really tasty!

Our regular pop up market features local food producers selling scrumptious artisan foods. Come and stock up on gorgeous breads, delicious cakes, speciality meats and chutneys and much more. For details of what’s on offer please see our website.

Hire We have a number of spaces and facilities for hire at Chapter, many of which are booked regularly by an eclectic mix of day and evening classes. Check out our website or pick up a leaflet at the box office to see what’s on offer. And if you’re looking for a room for a party, meeting, conference, video shoot, rehearsal or team building extravaganza, then our great facilities, technical know-how and friendly staff will help you to create a comfortable, distinctive and memorable event. We’re also able to supply a variety of catering options for your event. If you have any hires queries or would like more information, give our hires manager Nicky a ring on 029 2031 1058 or email nicky.keeping@chapter.org

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Save the date! Maibock, our annual springtime German ale festival returns Thu 22 — Sun 25 May. Put it in the diary, and get ready for a feast of tasty ales and food to compliment the popular Art Car Bootique (more details p7).


Theatre

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Act One Metamorphosis

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From L to R: Metamorphosis, Day to Go photo: Wyn Mason

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Mon 31 Mar — Fri 4 Apr 7.30pm One morning, travelling salesman Gregor Samsa wakes up to find himself transformed into a gigantic insect. After previously spending every waking moment as the sole provider, he and his family are forced into dealing with an impossible disability. Based on the classic novella written by Franz Kafka and adapted for the stage by Steven Berkoff, Act One presents Metamorphosis. A talented ensemble cast stylistically explores the harrowing story of a young man cast aside by everyone he cares for. Act One is Cardiff University’s Drama Society. £8/£6

Papertrail Present Day to Go Created by Bridget Keehan Sat 5 + Sat 12 Apr 12pm, 2pm + 4pm Day to Go takes you on a poetic journey through Barry, all aboard a bus. Along the way you will hear stories and meet the ‘locals’; the abandoned bride, the woman who can’t stop swimming, the redcoat with a terrible secret and even the patron saint of Barry himself. You’ll be transported to a Barry you didn’t even know existed... The bus will depart and return to Barry Memorial Hall, which is located on Gladstone Road, a 5 minute walk from Barry Dock Train Station. There are frequent buses and trains to the hall. This play has been created by Bridget Keehan (The Container, The City) with support from Arts Council for Wales, National Theatre Wales and the people of Barry. Tickets available from Barry Memorial Hall www.memorialhalltheatre.co.uk / 01446 738622 and www.chapter.org There are only 20 seats available per performance, book early to avoid disappointment! £10/£8 www.papertrail.org.uk


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Jonny & The Baptists: The Stop Ukip Tour

New Sound Wales Present:

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From L to R: Jonny & The Baptists, Kizzy Meriel Crawford

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Wed 9 Apr 8pm The UK’s hottest musical comedians present a raucous hour of songs, satire and silliness. Ahead of 2014’s European Elections, join them as they take on Nigel Farage’s ‘fruitcakes, loonies and closet racists’ — and help stop UKIP forever. From the stars of Radio 4’s The Now Show, Infinite Monkey Cage and Sketchorama. 2013 New Act of the Year, Musical Comedy Award & Amused Moose Edinburgh Award nominees. £9/£8/£7 www.jonnyandthebaptists.co.uk

“Musical comedy’s rising stars.” Sunday Times

Kizzy Meriel Crawford + Climbing Trees Fri 11 Apr 8pm Kizzy Meriel Crawford is already being recognised as one of the most promising young singers to emerge from Wales in recent years. Her ambition as a black Welsh artist is to make her mark by fusing bilingual soul/jazz and she has received frequent airplay and made several TV appearances. In 2013 she won the prestigious ‘Brwydr Y Bandiau’ at the National Eisteddfod and her live appearances included WOMEX, Sŵn Festival and supporting artists such as Newton Faulkner. Support comes from Climbing Trees who released their debut album ‘Hebron’ in 2013, tipped as a contender for this year’s Welsh Music Prize. Tickets are available online at www.wegottickets.com/event/258816 £8 in advance £10 on the door


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Film Screening + Live Performance:

Brendon Burns

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From L to R: Bür Hoff Bau, Brendon Burns

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I’r Bür Hoff Bau Thu 3 Apr

Wales/2013/90mins/no cert. Dir: Hans Glaumman.

A long-lost, Welsh language documentary on the trials and tribulations of one of Wales’ most innovative and unique bands, Bür Hoff Bau. Produced by award-winning German director Hans Glaumann during the summer of 1974, this film documents the dissolution of the band as they struggle to meet their own expectations during the recording of their debut album. Discovered by record label Klep Dim Trep and lovingly restored by production company Ffesant. £6

Bür Hoff Bau Sat 5 Apr 8pm After a 40 year absence, one of Wales’ most unique and experimental bands finally returns to the stage. Ignored by the public during their time and left out of the history books, the band disappeared into the depths of history… until now. This unique live event, brought to you by Klep Dim Trep, follows the screening on Thu 3 Apr of I’r Bür Hoff Bau, a documentary produced by acclaimed German director Hans Glaumann. £8 Tickets to both film and live event £12

Mon 14 Apr 8pm This is not your everyday comic. Older, wiser, calmer (and after being fitted with a hearing aid, infinitely quieter), Brendon’s energy is still enticing. His turn of phrase is coarse yet oddly eloquent, remaining fully accessible and intensely loveable. Never pompous and ever self-deprecating, he somehow seems to get away with murder. Not so much a “truth-sayer” as a traditionally harmless and inclusive warm-hearted court jester. Often replicated but never matched, his shows aren’t just extended sets, Burns specialises in creating experiences: forever experimenting with the form and throwing himself new challenges. £12/£10/£8

“The single most jaw-dropping, awkward, yet ultimately rewarding bit of stand-up we have ever seen.” ****** (An unprecedented six out of six) Time Out, London


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Theatr Iolo & Theatre Hullabaloo Present

Company of Sirens in association with Theatr Iolo and Chapter present the Welsh premiere of:

From L to R: Luna, Tender Napalm photo: J H Andersen

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Luna

Fri 18 — Mon 21 Apr 11am + 2pm (Sun 20 Apr 2pm only) An enchanting theatre experience about friendship, the moon and being brave in the dark for 2 — 5 year olds and their families. Luna is bored up in the sky by herself with nobody to play with. Although she is surrounded by stars, they never quite understand her — it’s certainly lonely being the only moon. One night, as she’s racing among the stars, she spots a young boy hiding from shadows which move like monsters on his bedroom walls. Luna decides to slide down from the sky to make friends with the boy. Together they go on a night-time adventure to help him overcome his fear of the dark. Devised and Directed by Sarah Argent from an original story by Miranda Thain Designed by Bek Palmer Composed by Greg Hall Movement by Jem Treays Lighting Design by Jane Lalljee £7 www.theatriolo.com

“Luna enraptured its tiny crowd with a show that was enchantment personified.” South Wales Echo

Tender Napalm Tue 22 — Sat 26 Apr 8pm

By Philip Ridley Directed by Chris Durnall Lighting Design by Jane Lalljee “I could squeeze a bullet between those lips. Point first. Press it between those rosebud lips. Prise it between your pearly whites. Gently. I wouldn’t break a single tooth.” A man and a woman are locked at a crucial point in their relationship. They love each other but something terrible has happened. Tender Napalm is a high-impact, high-concept, two handed play which explores the landscape that is a relationship between a man and a woman. Explosive, poetic, brutal, the play weaves a compelling theatrical tapestry to re-examine and re-define the language of love. The performance on Tue 22 April will be followed by a Q & A with Philip Ridley. £12/£10/£8 Age 16+ (Contains strong language and scenes of a sexual and violent nature)

“Seldom has sexual love been explored on stage with such ferocious honesty, brutality and melting tenderness.” The Guardian


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Chapter Mix

Canton Social Media Surgery

SWDFAS LECTURE

Wed 2 Apr 5—7pm

Have you heard of social media but are unsure how it all works? Or how it can benefit you or your group? Come along to the Cwtch area of the Caffi Bar for this relaxed and informal get together. Perfect for beginners, or if you or your community group want to gain more confidence. FREE @cantonsms

First Thursday of the Month:

New Poetry and Fiction Thu 3 Apr 7.30pm Open Mic

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The Glasgow Boys, the Glasgow Girls and the Scottish Colourists: Harry Fletcher Thu 10 Apr 2pm

The Glasgow Boys were inspired by the French Impressionists and by 1900 most of them had left for Europe. The Glasgow Girls influenced the development of the Glasgow style, achieving international recognition. The Scottish Colourists had direct contact with Matisse, Cezanne and Van Gogh, and their paintings are considered some of the most progressive in British art of the early 20th century.

Three new voices from the Welsh valleys: a debut poetry collection from Jonathan Edwards, a debut novel from Rhian Elizabeth, and Michael Arnold Williams’s thoughtful work about his life in science and his childhood in the Rhondda.

Visitors £6 (on the door, space permitting) www.swdfas.org.uk

Sponsored by Seren Books and Mulfran Press £2.50

Ten minutes of fresh and exciting dance performed in the Caffi Bar by Gwyn Emberton.

The Drones Comedy Club

Fri 4 + Fri 18 Apr, Doors: 8.30 Start: 9pm Clint Edwards brings you the best from up-and coming stand-ups, as seen on Rob Brydon’s ‘Identity Crisis’, every first and third Friday of the month. One of The Big Issue’s ‘Top Ten Things to Do in Cardiff.’ £3.50 (on the door)

Castle Arianrhod Fri 4 Apr 8pm

Storytelling, poetry and song bring this old Welsh myth to life. Part of our cultural heritage, but what have the old stories got to do with us now? Find Castle Arianrhod under the sea, in the stars and in this ancient legend. Hear the old song of lost and found and know that what happened once, happens every day. Cardiff storyteller Cath Little has “rough magic” in her voice and in her work “the gift of story shines through.” £5 www.cathlittle.co.uk

Cardiff Storytelling Circle Sun 6 Apr 8pm

Share and listen to a lovely collection of stories — all storytellers and listeners welcome! £4 (on the door)

Clonc yn y Cwtch

Every Monday 6.30 — 8pm Are you learning Cymraeg? Come and join us for a great chance to practice your Welsh with other learners. Croeso i bawb! FREE In partnership with Menter Caerdydd

Dance Shorts Fri 11 Apr 7pm

FREE

Music Geek Monthly

Thu Mar 27 8pm + Sat 12 Apr 3.30pm Thu Apr 24 8pm + Sat 10 May 3.30pm One classic and one brand new album are chosen and discussed in Media Point on the last Thursday of the month, with the associated listening event taking place in the plush surroundings of Cinema 2 on a Saturday. FREE www.musicgeekmonthly.tumblr.com

On The Edge

Result Night Tue 15 Apr 8pm

By Sara Hawys and Leon Russel. Och aye the noo! The results of the Scottish Independence Referendum have been declared. A crisis or celebration for Wales? This sparkling new play may not get you voting but it may have you reeling in the aisles. £4

Sunday Jazz Sun 27 Apr 9pm

Our monthly evening of melodic acoustic jazz in the Caffi Bar with the Glen Manby Quartet. FREE


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A Story of Children and Film

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A Story of Children and Film Throughout April, May and June we’ll be screening films which have been lovingly championed by Mark Cousins, to celebrate the release of A Story of Children and Film. These bold and unforgettable films have never before been seen by UK audiences get a chance to shine on the big screen.

A Story of Children and Film

Bag of Rice

UK/2013/106mins/subtitles/PG. Dir: Mark Cousins.

Iran/1998/80mins/U. Dir: Mohammad-Ali Talebi. With: Jairan Abadzade, Masume Eskawdari.

Fri 4 — Thu 10 Apr

In his inimitable, enthusiastic style, Mark Cousins draws on films from around the world to show the affinity between film and childhood. Plundering an eclectic selection of films from popular classics and little known masterpieces, he demonstrates how the inventiveness and imagination of childhood is mirrored by the endless discoveries afforded by cinema.

“Mark Cousins’s personal cine-essay about children on film is entirely distinctive, sometimes eccentric, always brilliant.” Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

Sun 13 + Tue 15 Apr Four year old Jairan is ignored at home and itching for something to do. Convincing her partially blind elderly neighbour to go shopping, the two of them go on an adventure in the bustling city of Tehran. What could possibly go wrong? A charming and unforgettable odd-couple adventure.

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Palle Alone in the World Denmark/1949/25mins/no cert. Dir: Astrid Henning-Jensen. With: Lars Henning Jensen.

The Boot

A small boy wakes to find all the adults are gone. Finding that the world is his playground he runs amok, putting curry powder in his breakfast, driving a fire engine at full pelt, flies an aeroplane and goes to the moon. 

Iran/1993/60mins/no cert. Dir: Mohammad-Ali Talebi. With: Ali Atashkar, Samaneh Jafar-Jalali, Raya Nasiri.

Willow and Wind

Sun 6 + Tue 8 Apr Samaneh is little girl who pesters her weary mother to buy her a pair of new red rubber boots, but when she gets home she notices one boot has disappeared and she can’t find it anywhere. A boy sees how much the boots meant to the girl and decides to help in the search. An endearing tale with an infectious sense of humour.

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Ten Minutes Older Latvia/1978/10mins/no cert. Dir: Herz Frank.

Storms of emotion sweep a child’s face as he watches a show that we never see. A mesmerizing ten minutes that show the power that cinema has over us.

Sun 20 + Tue 22 Apr

Iran/1999/77mins/ctba. Dir: Mohammed-Ali Talebi. With: Hadi Alipour, Amir Janfada, Majid Alipour.

Kuchakpour breaks a school window and isn’t allowed back into class until it’s mended. In an attempt to fix it, he carries a pane of glass across the countryside in a gale. The wind blows, but will he crack? The simple tale becomes an edge of the seat epic quest, poetic and beautiful.

Children of the Wind Sun 27 + Tue 29 Apr

Japan/1937/88mins/no cert. Dir: Hiroshi Shimizu. With: Reikichi Kawamura, Mitsuko Yoshikawa, Masao Hayama.

Two young brothers, one of whom leads the village gang, find their idyllic life falling apart when their father is falsely imprisoned for fraud. Sent to stay with their uncle, they spend time thinking of ways to escape back home and clear his father’s name.

The Cinema of Childhood season is curated by filmmaker Mark Cousins, presented by Filmhouse and supported by the British Film Institute’s Programming Development Fund, awarding funds from the National Lottery.


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Cardiff Independent Film Festival Fri 4 — Sun 6 Apr Screening the best in new independent film as well as a filmmaking masterclass with Red and Black Films, whose feature The Machine won Best UK Feature at Raindance. There will also be opportunities to socialise and network. Check www.cardifffilmfest.org.uk for further details. Follow us on Twitter @cardifffilmfest

Fri 4 Apr 11am:

The Masterclass with Red and Black Films Producer John Giwa-Amu and Director Caradog James, makers of recent sci-fi hit The Machine, share their experiences in this event aimed at young and first-time filmmakers. A rare chance to pick the brains of two of Wales’ most successful filmmakers. £10/£7

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Alone on Board Belgium/2013/93mins/subtitles/adv18. Dir: Jean-Francois Guay. With: Rudy Goddin, Tsveta Dimova.

Insurance salesman Capra is rescued from a mugging by an unknown woman in this comedy thriller. Convinced they are meant to be together, he decides to follow her and ends up being drawn into a surreal and nightmarish world where to love is to end up at very close quarters with death.

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Spain/2013/12mins/subtitles/cert. Dir: Albert Serrat.

It’s Christmas Eve and the army wanders the streets of a post-apocalyptic city. Only an old man insists on staying and returning home for dinner.

+ Leroy Diaz is a Jerk Alistair Parkhurst, Festival Director Cardiff Independent Film Festival was formed last year by a group of local filmmakers who wanted to create an open, accessible and ethical film festival celebrating new talent. We have seen a staggering response from filmmakers worldwide, with 182 entries from 35 countries. I can promise cineastes a varied and exciting collection of films from outside the mainstream and a friendly, welcoming event for all.

Spain/17mins/subtitles. Dir: Jesus Marzo.

Thirtysomething outrageous toy hoarder Leroy Diaz leaves his dignity behind in order to acquire a valuable piece for his collection.


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1.30pm:

Spain/2013/79mins/adv18. Dir: Laura Alvea, Jose F. Ortuño. With: Aida Ballmann, Ken Appledorn.

India/2013/113mins/subtitles/adv15. Dir: Vivek Budakoti.

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Clockwise from top left: The Extraordinary Tale of the Times Table, Stop, Pied Piper

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The Extraordinary Tale of the Times Table Stylish, whimsical and at times very, very funny, this absurdist take on relationships, alienation and communication is loosely based on Kafka’s Metamorphosis. Unnamed woman She lives a bizarre, isolated existence, sending unsolicited letters to strangers. When He writes back, a fairytale romance begins. But the pressures of life begin to mount and things suddenly take a dark turn. (Kafka’s Metamorphosis is further explored in our theatre this month, turn to page 11 for details.)

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UK/2012/13mins. Dir: Paul Murphy.

A chance bus stop encounter between Karen, a shy introvert, and Niki, a loud, over-confident teenager takes a deeper turn when personal secrets are inadvertently revealed, and confessions take the place of pleasantries.

+ The Case of Mary Ford UK/2013/20mins. Dir: Ben Mole.

New York City 1913 — immigrant Mary Ford is accused of killing her lover. But she claims the real murderer is her husband who has come back from the dead. Her story takes us back to her home in Greece.

8pm:

Welcome to CIFF! Come and mingle with filmmakers and film-lovers alike at our drinks reception. FREE

Pied Piper Seen through the prism of Bertolt Brecht, Pied Piper is a satirical tale of a simple laundryman, Chunnilal, who is rumoured to have acquired his beloved donkey’s brains in a freak accident. Charming millions with his asinine conscience, Chunnilal soon rises to become the most popular hero of his time. Laced with black humour, the film mirrors the current socio-political situation in India and will remind some viewers of Being There.

+ 02.43

Spain/2013/9mins/subtitles. Dir: Hector Rull.

2:43 a.m. An empty room. An unexpected call.

3.30pm:

The Hook Up Looking to find new collaborators on your film project? CIFF’s networking event wants to put you in the picture! With special guests and filmmakers galore, this is a great place for you to showcase your talent and get your film made. £4/£2/FREE to CIFF entrants

6pm:

Convenience UK/2013/90mins/15adv. Dir Keri Collins. With: Ray Panthaki, Adeel Akhtar, Vicky McClure.

In this special out-of-competition screening of the debut feature from Cardiff-based filmmaker Keri Collins, two inept robbers find themselves locked in an all-night garage and must pose as employees alongside cashier Levi. Welsh premier followed by a Q&A with Keri Collins and Ray Panthaki.


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Sun 6 Apr 11am:

3.30pm:

Talk film with the festival crew.

Spain/2013/70mins/subtitles/adv12. Dir: Daniel Jarod.

Filmmakers Brunch FREE

1pm:

Bluu — The Last Days of Ibiza France-Spain/2013/81mins/subtitles/adv15. Dir: Alain Deymier.

In this atmospheric drama, Nat, a Parisian woman, arrives by boat in Ibiza, invited by her childhood friend Sandra. Very quickly, she finds herself in the middle of a cult where the suicidal master intends to lead them towards an apocalyptic end. But Nat, Sandra and their friends take matters into their own hands in order to save Ibiza.

+ Rood

Netherlands/2013/14mins/subtitles. Dir: Jasper ten Hoor.

It’s been twenty years since the terrible events that befell Little Red Riding Hood, but she still fears that the past may come back to haunt her.

+ Sunset Day

Spain/2012/15mins. Dir: JA Duran.

The 40s. A boy with special abilities is kidnapped by a mysterious organization named The Corp. After years of training, this boy must decide how far will he go to get his past back.

+ Three’s a Crowd

UK/2013/12mins. Dir: Trevor Hardy.

Ray lives alone. He likes to keep himself to himself. Unfortunately, you can’t choose your neighbours.

Unstoppables Juanjo Méndez lost his left arm and left leg in a motorcycle accident twenty years ago. After a period of denial and sadness battling with the changes in his life he decided to fight back and took up cycling, which led to him founding a cycling club, ‘The Pirates’. In this inspirational documentary, we follow him on the road to the Paralympics in London 2012.

+ But Milk Is Important

Norway/2013/10mins. Dir: Eirik Grønmo Bjørnsen, Anna Mantzaris.

A man with social anxiety gets his life, full of routine, drastically changed.

+ Little Block of Cement with Dishevelled Hair Containing the Sea Spain/15mins. Dir: Jorge Lopez Narravete.

A dog and a mare embark on an adventure together in this magical tale of an unlikely friendship.

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CIFF Awards presentations We present the five CIFF Shards of Best Screenplay, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Short and Best Feature.

Mon 7 Apr 6pm

CIFF Chapter Moviemaker In a special edition of Chapter’s long-running short film showcase, we screen the best of the rest from our massive pool of submissions. A regular showcase for short films by independent filmmakers. To enquire about screening your film or for any other information email moviemaker@chapter.org. FREE


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Under the Skin

Bad Film Club

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Under the Skin

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Fri 28 Mar — Thu 3 Apr UK/2013/108mins/15. Dir: Jonathan Glazer. With: Scarlett Johansson.

After landing on Earth and slipping into the skin of a human woman, Scarlett Johansson’s space creature drives around Scotland seducing young men before one of them gives her pause to look at other aspects of human nature. An abstract, fascinating deconstruction of sexual power with a hypnotic musical score, this is a mesmerizing cinematic experience. + Come Along Do post-screening discussion with Gill Nicol on Thu 3 Apr. Tickets are £2.50 and are available through our box office and on-line.

The Grand Budapest Hotel Fri 21 Mar — Thu 3 Apr USA/2014/100mins/15. Dir: Wes Anderson. With: Ralph Fiennes, Saoirse Ronan, Adrien Brody, Bill Murray.

The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. + Audio Descriptions and Soft Subtitles on Wed 2 Apr, 6.10pm (Please note this is subject to change. Please call our Box Office to confirm on week of release.)

Cuban Fury Fri 28 Mar — Thu 3 Apr UK/2014/98mins/15. Dir: James Griffiths. With: Nick Frost, Rashida Jones, Chris O’Dowd.

Insecure, overweight and constantly belittled by his workmate Drew, Bruce lacks confidence. With the arrival of their new, attractive, salsa-loving boss Julia, he finds his boyhood love for Latin dance ignited in this charming comedy, with dazzling performances and a big heart. + Audio Descriptions and Soft Subtitles on Tue 1 Apr, 6.10pm (Please note this is subject to change. Please call our Box Office to confirm on week of release.)

I Know Who Killed Me Sun 6 Apr USA/2007/107mins/18. Dir: Chris Sivertson. With: Lindsay Lohan.

Lindsay Lohan is Aubrey Fleming, a girl who unexpectedly disappears and is found two weeks later claiming to be a stripper named Dakota Moss. Who is she really? Now she must unravel the mystery of who and why and where and when she is.

“Pretentious and inane, I Know Who Killed Me arouses unexpected sympathy for its embattled star”. New York Times

American Hustle Fri 4 — Thu 10 Apr USA/2013/129mins/15. Dir: David O Russell. With: Bradley Cooper, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence.

Set in the alluring world of one of the most stunning scandals to rock America. Irving Rosenfeld is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso and is pushed into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and Mafia that is as dangerous as it is enchanting. Caught between the con-artists and the Feds is Carmine Polito, the passionate volatile New Jersey political operator. But is Irving’s unpredictable wife the one to pull the thread that brings their entire world crashing down?


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American Interior

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Wed 30 Apr

Thu 3 Apr

Wales/2014/90mins/advPG. Dir: Dylan Goch. With: Gruff Rhys

Wales/2013/90mins/Welsh language, no subtitles/no cert. Dir: Hans Glaumman.

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In 1792, John Evans, a farmhand from Snowdonia travelled to America to discover whether there was a Welsh-speaking Native American tribe walking the Great Plains. Over two hundred years later, distant relative Gruff Rhys retraces the explorer’s route through the continent by means of an Investigative Concert Tour. A unique project that blurs the boundaries of music, literature and film and investigates what really happened in the heart of the new world. + Q&A with Gruff Rhys and the crew. (American Interior will be shown from Fri 9 — Thu 22 May)

A long-lost documentary on the trials and tribulations of one of Wales’ most innovative and unique bands, Bür Hoff Bau. Produced by award-winning German director Hans Glaumann during the summer of 1974, this film documents the dissolution of the band as they struggle to meet their own expectations during the recording of their debut album. Discovered by record label Klep Dim Trep and lovingly restored by production company Ffesant. Please see p13 for details of the live performance by Bür Hoff Bau on Sat 5 Apr. £6


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20 Feet From Stardom

The Past

Fri 11 — Thu 17 Apr

Fri 4 — Thu 10 Apr

USA/2013/91mins/12A. Dir: Morgan Neville.

France/2013/130mins/subtitles/12A. Dir: Asghar Farhadi. With: Bérénice Bejo, Tahar Rahim, Ali Mosaffa.

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From L to R: 20 Feet From Stardom, The Past

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Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. A look at the unsung heroes of rock and roll including Darlene Love who sung for all kinds of artists from Elvis to The Beach Boys and Merry Clayton whose epic wail in “Gimme Shelter” produces goosebumps. Not shying away from the harder truths of the industry, this is a compelling view of artists navigating the rapid musical and social changes of the 20th century. Winner of Best Documentary at The Oscars.

Noys R Us: As The Palaces Burn Tue 1 — Thu 3 Apr USA/2014/121mins/15. Dir: Don Argott.

This documentary follows the internationally acclaimed metal band Lamb of God on their fateful 2010 tour which sadly included the death of a fan in Prague and the subsequent manslaughter trial of lead singer Randy Blythe. This fascinating documentary which started as a demonstration of how music can bring people together deals with the tragic events and provides a rare chance to see Randy discussing the trial. With introduction by Noys R Us’s Mark Gubb on Tue 1 Apr.

Marie and Samir are waiting to tie the knot, but before they do they need to unravel some others. To finalise Marie’s divorce, her husband Ahmad returns from Tehran, and as the complex machinations grind away the ramifications of their actions unfold, unveiling secrets from their past. This tightly wound domestic thriller is the first film outside Iran for award-winning director Farhadi with outstanding performances from the cast.

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Tue 8 + Thu 10 Apr USA/2013/92mins/15. Dir: Darren Stein. With: Michael J. Willett, Paul Iacono, Megan Mullally.

The bitter fight for supremacy between the popular girls at North Gateway High takes an unexpected turn when classmate Tanner becomes the school’s first openly gay student and the most fashionable accessory. Tanner must decide whether his skyrocketing popularity is more important than the friendships he is leaving behind.

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Straight with You Netherlands/2013/19min/subtitles/ctba. Dir: Daan Bol.

11-year-old Melvin has a secret: he is not into girls. Although his family knows, he’s afraid to tell his schoolmates, as he thinks they might start bullying him. What should he do when the coolest girl in his class sends him a love letter? Winner of the Iris Youth Prize 2013 Join us after the screening on Tue 8 Apr for Chapter’s LGBT film discussion group.


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Labor Day

Lars Von Trier: Another One Night Stand

From L to R: Labor Day, Nymphomaniac

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Fri 11 — Thu 24 Apr USA/2013/111mins/12A. Dir: Jason Reitman. With: Kate Winslet, Josh Brolin, Tobey Maguire.

Depressed single mother Adele and her son Henry offer a wounded, fearsome man a ride. As police search town for the escaped convict, the mother and son gradually learn his true story as their options become increasingly limited and they become structured into a flawed but strangely powerful family unit in one long, hot holiday weekend in this moving, dreamlike drama. + Audio Descriptions and Soft Subtitles on Thu 16 Apr, 6.10pm (Please note this is subject to change. Please call our Box Office to confirm on week of release.)

Game City Event Wed 16 Apr Modern Playing went to Japan and this is a chance to hear all about it in this celebration of videogame culture. An evening of ideas, video, music and discussions. A chance to meet creative people with diverse skills, ambitions and imaginations. £6/£5 www.modernplaying.com

Following the live satellite Q&A in February, we’ll be screening the full double bill on Sat 12, with recorded Q&A for your viewing pleasure.  If you’d like to see both Volume 1 and 2 on any night, joint tickets are available for just £12/£10/£8.

Nymphomaniac: Volume 1 Fri 11 — Tue 15 Apr Denmark/2013/118mins/18. Dir: Lars Von Trier. With: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, Stacy Martin, Shia LaBeouf, Christian Slater, Uma Thurman.

Joe, a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac, is discovered badly beaten in an alley by an older bachelor, Seligman who takes her into his home. As he tends to her wounds, she recounts the erotic story of her adolescence and young-adulthood, portrayed in flashback by Stacy Martin.

Nymphomaniac: Volume 2 Sat 12 — Wed 16 Apr Denmark/2013/118mins/18. Dir: Lars Von Trier. With: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, Jamie Bell, Willem Dafoe, Udo Kier.

This second volume follows Joe as she tries to rediscover the pleasure of sex. But despite the many graphic sex scenes, the film is defiantly un-titillating; instead it’s a visually and intellectually dazzling meditation on love, art, religion and desire. Arguably recalling the richness of films such as Breaking the Waves, this is the work of a radical writer-director at the height of his powers.


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The Double

The Lunchbox

Fri 18 — Mon 28 Apr

Fri 18 — Tue 29 Apr

UK/2013/93mins/15. Dir: Richard Ayoade. With: Mia Wasikowska, Jesse Eisenberg, Chris O’Dowd.

India/2013/104mins/subtitles/PG. Dir: Ritesh Batra. With: Irrfan Khan, Nimrat Kaur, Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

The life of Simon, a timid, isolated man who’s overlooked at work, scorned by his mother and ignored by the woman of his dreams, is turned upside down with the arrival of a new co-worker, James. James is both Simon’s exact physical double and his opposite — confident, charismatic and good with women. To Simon’s horror, James slowly starts taking over his life.

Lonely young wife Ila prepares lunch for her neglectful husband, delivered by legendary Mumbai Lunchbox wallahs. Solitary widowed accountant Sajaan is dreading his impending retirement, but when Ila’s lunchbox goes astray and arrives at his desk, they build a gentle rapport via notes in the lunchbox.

From L to R: The Double, The Lunchbox

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Chapter Wails presents:

Dead Ringers Thu 17 Apr

USA/1988/117mins/18. Dir: David Cronenberg. With: Jeremy Irons, Genevieve Bujold, Heidi Von Palleske.

A chilling tale of doubles from David Cronenberg, the master of Body Horror. Elliot and Beverly are identical twins (played by Jeremy Irons in a pair of knockout performances) who run a successful gynecology clinic together. When Beverley falls in love with one of their patients, his obsession threatens to tear them apart and the boundaries between what is real and imaginary begins to collapse. Join artist and film-maker Ben Ewart-Dean for Chapter Wails, a post-screening discussion around the film £2.50

A Long Way Down Fri 11 — Thu 24 Apr UK/2014/96mins/15. Dir: Pascal Chaumeil. With: Aaron Paul, Imogen Poots, Rosamund Pike.

A disgraced TV presenter, single mother Maureen, angst-ridden teenager Jess and failed musician JJ meet at the lowest part of their lives and form a pact to help each other claw their way back from their individual miseries. A light, bittersweet tale with inspired casting, adapted by Nick Hornby from his own novel.


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Exhibition

An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker

From L to R: Exhibition, An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker

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Fri 25 Apr — Thu 1 May UK/2014/105mins/15. Dir: Joanna Hogg. With: Viv Albertine, Liam Gillick, Tom Hiddleston.

In this rich and complex portrait of an artistic couple preparing to sell their London townhouse, Hogg explores the inner lives of those who appear to have it all. With long-time collaborator Hiddleston and a nuanced performance from former Slits guitarist Viv Albertine, she teases out wonderful performances in a subtle and unexpectedly touching film.

Fri 25 Apr — Thu 1 May Romania/2013/74mins/ctba. Dir: Danis Tanovic.

The Unknown Known

Nazif salvages metal from old cars and sells it to a scrap-dealer whilst his wife Senada cares for their two small daughters. One day, pregnant Senada feels a sharp pain in her abdomen and whilst at the hospital, she is told there is something wrong with the baby, but with no medical insurance, the hospital’s head refuses to treat her. Tanovic’s Romanian neorealism portrait of stagnant poverty in Bosnia-Herzegovina is striking and unforgettable.

Fri 25 — Wed 30 Apr

Winner Silver Bear Berlin Film Festival 2013

USA/2013/96mins/ctba. Dir: Errol Morris.

A mesmerizing portrait of George W. Bush’s former Secretary of Defence, Donald Rumsfeld who served as the principal architect of the Iraq War. Rather than conducting a conventional interview, Morris has Rumsfeld perform and explain the enormous archive of memos he wrote across almost fifty years in Congress. The memos provide a window into history, not as it actually happened, but as Rumsfeld wants us to see it.

NT Live Encore screening: War Horse Sun 13 Apr Dir: Nick Stafford.

Based on Michael Morpungo’s novel and adapted for the stage by Nick Stafford, War Horse takes audiences on an extraordinary journey from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of First World War France. The imaginative drama features phenomenally inventive life-sized puppets by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company who seem to bring breathing, galloping and charging horses to life on stage. Tickets to pre-recorded encore screenings are £13/£11/£10.


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From L to R: Tinkerbell and the Pirate Fairy (2D), Muppets Most Wanted

A selection of fabulous, family-friendly films every Saturday at 11am and 3pm. Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Please contact us for details of our Supportive Environment Screenings for families.

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Carry on Screaming! Every Friday at 11am, Carry on Screaming allows parents or carers to see a film without having to worry about their baby causing a disturbance. Check out the calendar for details of these special screenings, exclusively for people with babies under one year old.

Frozen Singalong Sat 5 — Sun 6 Apr USA/2013/108mins/PG. Dir: Jennifer Lee, Chris Buck. With: Kristen Bell, Josh Gad, Idina Menzel.

Anna sets off on an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter.

Tinkerbell and the Pirate Fairy (2D) Sat 12 — Thu 17 Apr USA/2014/78mins/U. Dir: Peggy Holmes, Sean Laurie. With: Mae Whitman, Kristin Chenoweth, Lucy Liu.

When a misunderstood dust keeper fairy steals the blue pixie dust, Tinker Bell and her fairy friends must embark on an adventure to Skull Rock to retrieve it.

Muppets Most Wanted Fri 18 — Sun 27 Apr USA/2014/113mins/U. Dir: James Bobin. With: Tina Fey, Ty Burrell, Ricky Gervais.

While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick.


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Learning

Moviemaker Junior

The Bronze Level Arts Award

Moviemaker Junior returns as a regular feature in our learning calendar, every first Saturday of the month from Sat 5 April! So if you’re under 16 and an aspiring filmmaker, come and see what we have to offer. We watch and talk about short films and also screen the films you make. On Sat 5 Apr, we’ll be screening Hugo Dodd’s fantastic James Bond inspired film.

This year we’re excited to be able to offer the Bronze Level Arts Award for young people aged 11+ What is it? The Bronze Arts Award allows young people to get involved in the arts and share their skills. Bronze — a Level 1 national qualification, requires that young people take part in an arts activity they enjoy, go to an arts event, research their arts hero/heroine and share their skills with others. How does it work? Young people will plan their work with an adviser, and keep a record by creating their own Arts Award portfolio. Their portfolio might be a folder, sketchbook, video diary or a website — it’s up to them. When will it take place? There will be two evening sessions a month beginning Tue 8 Apr.

Sat 5 Apr 10 — 11.30am

£1.50

Name: Hugo Dodd Age: 14 What is your film about? The film is our own take on the James Bond series. It is about the Cold War and the strategic defence initiative, as well as government conspiracies and simple life messages. How long did it take to make? It has taken us about a year and a half to make. What software did you use? I used Sony movie studio 0.9 and 10 platinum to edit it. How long have you been making movies? I have enjoyed making films from a very young age, since I was maybe 6 or 7 years old. I am a graduate from Chapter’s Young Person’s Film Academy. What kind of camera do you use? HD Sony Camcorder.

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Learning

Shadow Theatre Workshop

King Lear National Theatre School Screening

With Joan Alexander Sat 12 Apr 5-7 yr olds: 10.30am — 12.30pm 8-12 yr olds: 1.30 — 3.30pm

A fun opportunity to make your own simple desktop shadow theatre, and experience cinema from its earliest days. Using pizza boxes to make the theatre, you will take digital stills to make animated Gifs. At the end of the workshop, you can take home your own theatre, puppets, plus animated Gifs or a video of your shadow show. You will develop lots of skills and learn about lighting, character development and teamwork. This workshop will draw inspiration from the story of Peter Pan.  Book early to avoid disappointment. £5

Coming Soon!

Young Person’s Film Academy

During May and June the popular YPFA returns. If you’re aged between 9 and 12 and would like to learn more about how films are made then this is the place for you! By the end of the 4 interactive sessions and 4 film screenings you’ll have all the knowledge you need to make your own movie! £24 for all 4 sessions (includes ticket for film)

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National Theatre Live will broadcast Academy Award winning director Sam Mendes’ production of King Lear live from the National Theatre on Thu 1 May. Schools screening Fri 16 May 10am. £4.50 To book tickets for any learning event please contact Box Office 02920 304400 or email learning@chapter.org for more information.


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By phone call us on 029 2030 4400. We accept all major credit cards. In person our Box Office is open Mon-Sat 10.00am — 8.30pm; Sun 3.00 — 8.30pm. Online: 24/7 booking at www.chapter.org Concessions: The concessionary rate applies to students, over 60s, children, unemployed, disabled people, MAX card, Chapter Friends and Card holders. Proof of concession will be required. Group bookings: Buy 8 tickets and get the 9th free. Please Note • only one discount will be given at any one time • we are happy to take advance bookings but cannot reserve tickets • latecomers may be refused entry Some of our titles are available with Audio Description and Soft Subtitling but the information is not always available when we go to print. Please see our website for details or call our Box Office on the week of release. We ask all our audience members to refrain from eating and drinking in the cinema auditoria, except for bottles of water.

Associated Companies and Artists Chapter is home to theatre companies, dance companies, animation studios, printmakers, potters, graphic designers, motion designers, composers, filmmakers, magazine publishers, many individual, independent artists and more. Head to www.chapter.org for more details.

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Chapter’s own reward card. Collect points when you visit the cinema or theatre and you’ll be surprised at how quickly you can claim a free ticket. Pick up a form next time you’re in or download from www.chapter.org. Watch out for this symbol to double your points!

Join us online www.chapter.org is the best place to go for more info on everything we do.

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Chapter Students Are you a student? Did you know that you can get free membership and enjoy some great benefits, such as discount in our Caffi Bar and concessionary prices on cinema tickets. For more information contact Jennifer — jennifer.kirkham@chapter.org www.chapter.org/students

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Tue 1 The Grand Budapest Hotel (15) p21 2.30 Cuban Fury (15) p21 6.15 Metamorphosis p11 7.30 Maw Under the Skin (15) p21 6.00 Noys R Us: As The Palaces Burn (15) p23 8.30 The Grand Budapest Hotel (15) p21 8.20 Wed 2 Under the Skin (15) p21 2.30 Noys R Us: As The Palaces Burn (15) p23 6.00 Metamorphosis p11 7.30 Mer The Grand Budapest Hotel (15) p21 6.10 Cuban Fury (15) p21 8.30 Under the Skin (15) p21 8.20 Thu 3 Cuban Fury (15) p21 2.30 I’r Bür Hoff Bau (no cert) p22 6.10 Metamorphosis p11 7.30 Iau Under the Skin (15) p21 6.00 Noys R Us: As The Palaces Burn (15) p23 8.30 The Grand Budapest Hotel (15) p21 8.20 Fri 4 CIFF: The Masterclass p18 11.00 Carry on Screaming: The Past (12A) p23 11.00 Metamorphosis p11 7.30 Gwe The Past (12A) p23 2.30 CIFF: Alone on Board (adv18) p18 3.00 American Hustle (15) p21 5.45 CIFF: The Extraordinary Tale of the… (adv18) p19 6.00 The Past (12A) p23 8.30 A Story of Children and Film (PG) p17 8.25 Sat 5 Frozen Singalong (PG) p27 11.00 CIFF: Pied Piper (adv15) p19 1.30 Bür Hoff Bau p13 8pm Sad Frozen Singalong (PG) p27 3.00 CIFF: Convenience + Q&A(adv15) p19 6.00 The Past (12A) p23 5.45 A Story of Children and Film (PG) p17 8.25 American Hustle (15) p21 8.25 Sun 6 Frozen Singalong (PG) p27 2.30 CIFF: Bluu — The Last Days of Ibiza (adv15) p20 1.00 Sul CIFF: Awards p20 6.00 CIFF: Unstoppables (adv12) p19 3.30 The Past (12A) p23 8.00 The Boot (no cert) p17 5.00 Bad Film Club: I Know Who Killed Me (18) p21 8.00 Mon 7 Chapter Moviemaker (adv18) p20 6.00 A Story of Children and Film (PG) p17 6.10 Llun The Past (12A) p23 8.30 American Hustle (15) p21 8.25 Tue 8 American Hustle (15) p21 5.40 The Boot (no cert) p17 2.30 Maw The Past (12A) p23 8.30 G.B.F. + Lavender Screen (15) p23 6.00 A Story of Children and Film (PG) p17 8.15 Wed 9 American Hustle (15) p21 2.30 A Story of Children and Film (PG) p17 8.30 Jonny & The Baptists p12 8.00 Mer The Past (12A) p23 5.45 American Hustle (15) p21 8.25 Thu 10 American Hustle (15) p21 5.40 A Story of Children and Film (PG) p17 2.30 Iau The Past (12A) p23 8.30 A Story of Children and Film (PG) p17 6.00 G.B.F. (15) p23 8.20 Fri 11 Carry on Screaming: Labor Day (12A) p24 11.00 Labor Day (12A) p24 2.30 Kizzy Meriel Crawford p12 8.00 Gwe Tinkerbell and the Pirate Fairy (2D) (U) p27 3.00 20 Feet From Stardom (12A) p23 6.10 Labor Day (12A) p24 6.00 Nymphomaniac: Volume 1 (18) p24 8.15 A Long Way Down (15) p25 8.20 Sat 12 Tinkerbell and the Pirate Fairy (2D) (U) p27 11.00 20 Feet From Stardom (12A) p23 3.30 Sad Tinkerbell and the Pirate Fairy (2D) (U) p27 3.00 Nymphomaniac Vol 1: Encore event (18) p24 6.00 A Long Way Down (15) p25 6.10 Nymphomaniac Vol 2: Encore event (18) p24 8.45 Labor Day (12A) p24 8.20 Sun 13 NT Live Encore: Warhorse p26 2.15 Tinkerbell and the Pirate Fairy (2D) (U) p27 3.00 Sul Labor Day (12A) p24 6.00 Bag of Rice (U) p17 5.00 A Long Way Down (15) p25 8.20 20 Feet From Stardom (12A) p23 7.30 Mon 14 A Long Way Down (15) p25 6.00 Nymphomaniac: Volume 2 (18) p24 5.45 Brendon Burns p13 8.00 Llun Labor Day (12A) p24 8.15 20 Feet From Stardom (12A) p22 8.20 Tue 15 Tinkerbell and the Pirate Fairy (2D) (U) p27 11.00 Bag of Rice (U) p17 2.30 Maw Labor Day (12A) p24 6.00 20 Feet From Stardom (12A) p23 6.15 A Long Way Down (15) p25 8.20 Nymphomaniac: Volume 1 (18) p24 8.15 Wed 16 Tinkerbell and the Pirate Fairy (2D) (U) p27 11.00 A Long Way Down (15) p25 2.30 Mer Game City p24 6.30 Nymphomaniac Vol 2 (18) p24 6.00 Labor Day (12A) p24 8.30 20 Feet From Stardom (12A) p23 8.30 Thu 17 Tinkerbell and the Pirate Fairy (2D) (U) p27 11.00 Dead Ringers + Intro (18) p25 6.00 Iau 20 Feet From Stardom (12A) p22 2.30 20 Feet From Stardom (12A) p23 8.15 Labor Day (12A) p24 6.10 A Long Way Down (15) p25 8.30

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Clonc yn y Cwtch p15

Cardiff Storytelling Circle p15 CIFF: Filmmakers Brunch

12.00+2.00+4.00 10.00–11.30 8.00

8.00 8.30

Castle Arianrhod p15 The Drones Comedy Club p15 Offsite: Day to Go p11 Moviemaker Junior p28 Welcome to CIFF p19

7.30

First Thursday of the Month p15

Pop Up Produce p9 4.00-7.00 Canton Social Media Surgery p15 5.00-7.00

Events Digwyddiadau

APRIL / EBRILL

Art in the Bar: Andrew Morris, What’s Left Behind p6-7 14 Mar — 18 May >


5.00 Luna p14 7.00 6.10 Luna p14 8.30 2.30 Tender Napalm p14 6.10 8.20 6.10 Tender Napalm p14 8.30 6.10 Tender Napalm p14 8.20 2.30 Tender Napalm p14 6.15 8.00 6.10 Tender Napalm p14 8.15 5.00 7.15 6.10 8.15 2.30 6.15 8.00 6.10 8.20

Willow and Wind (ctba) p17 Labor Day (12A) p24

Labor Day (12A) p24 A Long Way Down (15) p25

Willow and Wind (ctba) p17 A Long Way Down (15) p25 Labor Day (12A) p24 Labor Day (12A) p24 A Long Way Down (15) p25

A Long Way Down (15) p25 Labor Day (12A) p24

An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker (ctba) p26 An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker (ctba) p26 The Unknown Known (ctba) p26

The Unknown Known (ctba) p26 An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker (ctba) p26

Children of the Wind (no cert) p17 An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker (ctba) p26

The Unknown Known (ctba) p26 An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker (ctba) p26 Children of the Wind (no cert) p17 An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker (ctba) p26 The Unknown Known (ctba) p26 The Unknown Known (ctba) p26 An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker (ctba) p26

Sut i archebu tocynnau Dros y ffôn — ffoniwch ni ar 029 2030 4400. Rydym yn derbyn pob un o’r prif gardiau credyd. Galwch heibio — mae ein Swyddfa Docynnau ar agor o ddydd Llun i ddydd Sadwrn o 11am-8.30pm, ac ar y Sul o 3pm — 8.30pm. Ar-lein: Gallwch archebu ar www.chapter.org bob awr o’r dydd a’r nos Consesiynau: Mae cyfraddau disgownt ar gael i fyfyrwyr, pobl dros 60 oed, plant, y di-waith, pobl anabl, deiliaid cerdyn MAX ac i Gyfeillion a deiliaid Cerdyn Chapter. Bydd angen i chi gyflwyno prawf o’ch cymhwyster i dderbyn cyfradd ostyngol. Archebion grŵp: Prynwch 8 tocyn ac fe gewch chi’r 9fed yn RHAD AC AM DDIM. Noder os gwelwch yn dda • dim ond un disgownt y gellir ei ddefnyddio ar unrhyw un adeg • rydym yn hapus i dderbyn archebion ymlaen llaw ond ni allwn gadw tocynnau i’r naill ochr • os cyrhaeddwch chi’n hwyr mae hi’n bosib y cewch chi’ch atal rhag mynychu eich digwyddiad.

8.00

8.00

8.00

8.00

8.00

11.00 + 2.00

2.00

11.00 + 2.00

6.10 Luna p14 8.30

Labor Day (12A) p24 A Long Way Down (15) p25

11.00 + 2.00

2.30 Luna p14 6.10 8.20

The Double (15) p25 A Long Way Down (15) p25 Labor Day (12A) p24

6.30-8.00

8.30

We ask all our audience members to refrain from eating and drinking in the cinema auditoria, except for bottles of water. Advanced/online prices in brackets. AUDIO DESCRIPTION Prisiau ymlaen llaw/ar-lein mewn cromfachau. Soft NB: Advanced = any time before the day of the screening. SubtitleS DS: Ymlaen llaw = unrhyw bryd cyn diwrnod y dangosiad.

Bargain Tuesday! All main screening tickets £4.40 DISGOWNT DYDD MAWRTH Tocynnau’r holl brif ddangosiadau — £4.40

From 5pm O 5pm ymlaen £7.90 (£7.20) £5.80 (£5.10) £5.00 (£4.50)

4.00-7.00

Pop Up Produce p9

Before 5pm Cyn 5pm £4.50 (£4.00) £3.50 (£3.00) £3.00 (£2.50)

6.30-8.00

9.00

2.00

8.00

4.00-7.00

Clonc yn y Cwtch p15

Sunday Jazz p15

Talk at 2 p8

Music Geek Monthly p15

Pop Up Produce p9

The Bronze Level Arts Award p28 6.00-7.30

Clonc yn y Cwtch p15

The Drones Comedy Club p15

Cinema Sinema Full Llawn Concs Cons Card + Conc/ Cerdyn + Cons

Gallery: Jonathan Baldock: The Soft Machine p4-5, Fri 18 Apr - Sun 29 June

How to Book By phone call us on 029 2030 4400. We accept all major credit cards. In person our Box Office is open Mon-Sat 11.00am — 8.30pm; Sun 3.00 — 8.30pm. Online: 24/7 booking at www.chapter.org Concessions: The concessionary rate applies to students, over 60s, children, unemployed, disabled people, MAX card, Chapter Friends and Card holders. Proof of concession will be required. Group bookings: Buy 8 tickets and get the 9th free. Please Note • only one discount will be given at any one time • we are happy to take advance bookings but cannot reserve tickets • latecomers may be refused entry

Fri 18 Carry on Screaming: The Lunchbox (PG) p25 11.00 Gwe Muppets Most Wanted (U) p27 3.00 The Double (15) p25 6.00 The Lunchbox (PG) p25 8.15 Sat 19 Muppets Most Wanted (U) p27 11.00 Sad Muppets Most Wanted (U) p27 3.00 The Double (15) p25 6.00 The Lunchbox (PG) p25 8.15 Sun 20 Muppets Most Wanted (U) p27 3.00 Sul The Lunchbox (PG) p25 6.00 The Double (15) p25 8.15 Mon 21 Muppets Most Wanted (U) p27 3.00 Llun The Double (15) p25 6.00 The Lunchbox (PG) p25 8.15 Tue 22 Muppets Most Wanted (U) p27 11.00 Maw The Double (15) p25 6.00 The Lunchbox (PG) p25 8.15 Wed 23 Muppets Most Wanted (U) p27 11.00 Mer The Lunchbox (PG) p25 2.30 The Lunchbox (PG) p25 6.00 The Double (15) p25 8.15 Thu 24 Muppets Most Wanted (U) p27 11.00 Iau The Double (15) p25 2.30 The Double (15) p25 6.00 The Lunchbox (PG) p25 8.15 Fri 25 Carry on Screaming: Labor Day (12A) p24 11.00 Gwe Muppets Most Wanted (U) p27 3.00 The Lunchbox (PG) p25 6.00 Exhibition (15) p26 8.15 Sat 26 Muppets Most Wanted (U) p27 11.00 Sad Muppets Most Wanted (U) p27 3.00 The Double (15) p25 6.00 Exhibition (15) p26 8.10 Sun 27 Muppets Most Wanted (U) p27 2.30 Sul The Lunchbox (PG) p25 5.30 Exhibition (15) p26 8.00 Mon 28 Exhibition (15) p26 6.00 Llun The Double (15) p25 8.20 Tue 29 The Lunchbox (PG) p25 6.00 Maw Exhibition (15) p26 8.15 Wed 30 American Interior (advPG) p22 6.00 Mer Exhibition (15) p26 8.00 Art in the Bar: Andrew Morris, What’s Left Behind p6-7 14 Mar — 18 May


Chapter April 2014