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There’s a lot going on… The stunning photos on the opposite page, taken by local photographer Dan Green, are a glimpse of one evening in July when South Wales Intercultural Community Arts brought a taste of carnival from around the world to Chapter. It was a great night and just one example of what we know you love about us — there’s always something happening. And that’s not just in the cinema, theatre and gallery — there are always lots of free events taking place in every nook and cranny of the building. September is no exception. Early in the month (Tue 7 Sept) you’ll find the next Coffee Shop Debate happening in the Theatre Foyer. This month the awardwinning poet Ifor Thomas proclaims that the Swedish novelist Stieg Larsson is the Tolstoy of our age. Do you agree? Come along and join the debate, you’ll find more details on p17. Larsson’s Millennium trilogy of dark crime thrillers have also been adapted for the big screen, two of which can be seen here this month (The Girl who Played with Fire and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo both screen from Fri 10 Sept, see p27). And if you love books and love films too, there’s a Larsson connection in the first of our new Adaptations club — read the book, see the film and discuss both. See p27 for details. Some of you will already be big fans of the BBC Radio Wales hit comedy The LL Files and this month you’ve got a chance to be in the audience (see p17). Or is jazz or jewellery more your thing? For jewellery try the gallery shop or come along to Make it Pretty, the second outing at Chapter for this eclectic craft and fashion fair (Sat 25 Sept). For jazz you can’t beat our cinema’s very own Glen Manby, a great way to end the week or get ready for the next (Sun 26 Sept). And there’ll be lots more things that ‘just happen’. All for free, all at Chapter.
SWICA Carnival at Chapter (photos: Dan Green)
Magic Show Until Sun 12 Sept • Tan Sul 12 Medi Art, like magic, aims to interrupt and overturn everyday notions of reality. Magic Show demonstrates how visual artists draw upon the perceptionshifting tactics of the theatrical magician to explore questions of creative agency, the power of suggestion and the fragility of belief. Artists may manipulate and mystify, not simply to entertain, but to reveal fundamental relationships between matter and mind, knowledge and perception. The exhibition features work by 24 international artists in a wide range of media, from video and performance to sculptural installation. It also includes an historical archive of rarely seen props, paraphernalia and imagery from the world of theatrical magic, underlining the themes of conflict, belief and coercion that resonate throughout the exhibition. Just as the secular magician can throw our understanding of the world into disarray with carefully deployed sleights of hand, art too flourishes in the gap between fact and fiction. Magic Show highlights include Zoë Beloff’s 3D video installation (complete with glasses) which features a vaudeville-style performance of two case studies from early 20th-century psychopathology; The Center for Tactical Magic’s ‘Ultimate Jacket’, which has 50 pockets for optimum concealment and retrieval and is being worn by our gallery assistants; João Maria Gusmão & Pedro Paiva’s poetic and metaphysical films featuring trees, rocks, water and rope behaving strangely and disobeying rational natural laws; Susan Hiller’s selection of found photographs of people levitating; and Sinta Werner’s installations which mimic architectural features in the gallery to distort space and trick your eye. And don’t forget to take a look at the amazing ‘card finding duck’, a staple of TV magicians in the 1970s, this one actually belonged to the late, great Tommy Cooper. An exhibition catalogue is available to buy from The Shop priced at £9.99. Magic Show is a Hayward Touring Exhibition from the Southbank Centre, curated by artist Jonathan Allen and writer Sally O’Reilly.
Above: Colin Guillemet, Untitled (anything but a rabbit), 2006. Courtesy / © the artist Opposite: Jonathan Allen, Kalanag Double, 2009. Courtesy / © the artist Gallery open: Tue — Sat 10-8pm; Sun 2-8pm. Closed Mondays.
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Stuart Bailes, Of Walking in Ice, 2009. Photographic prints. Installation at Chapter.
Assembly: Art in the Bar Stuart Bailes — Of Walking in Ice Until Fri 3 Sept • Tan Gwe 3 Medi Stuart Bailes’ work is inspired by a deep fascination with the land. Using simple visual gestures, objects or captured moments, he explores how we understand our physical surroundings, and reflects on the discrepancies between true experiences and how they are ultimately perceived. Of Walking in Ice is a series of photographs exploring the idea of experience as an imagined perception. The images are studio reconstructions of objects that Bailes has documented while walking in Wales, England, Scotland, Iceland and Norway. There are limitations to how a photograph can represent a physical experience; and Bailes addresses this by reducing the space within the images to prompt you to re-examine what you think you know.
Stuart Bailes was born in 1985 in Bath and graduated from the University of Wales, Newport in 2007. He is based in London and has just completed his MA in Photography at the Royal College of Art. Recent exhibitions include Freshfacedandwildeyed 08, The Photographers Gallery, London; Future 50, PSL, Leeds; ArtswayOpen09, Artsway, Hampshire and Hal Silver, The Russian Club, London. In 2009 he was selected as Magenta Foundation’s Flashforward09 UK winner resulting in an international touring group show. He has been selected by Jotta Contemporary to show at the 2010 Affordable Art Fair; and has just received the Hooper’s Gallery Award for his MA graduate exhibition in London.
Hires and Spaces
Name: Nicky Keeping
We have a number of spaces and facilities for hire at Chapter, many of which are booked regularly by a wonderful mix of day and evening classes. Visit our website or pick up a leaflet at the box office to see what’s on offer. Our flexible hire spaces are suitable for everything from conferences, meetings and lectures to personal film screenings, live gigs, video shoots and private parties. Our state-of-theart facilities, technical know-how, scrumptious catering options and friendly staff can help you to create a distinctive and memorable event. And isn’t it about time you started thinking about this year’s Christmas party? Our special seasonal package includes a private bar, festive decorations and a three course feast! Ho ho ho!
Job title: Sales and Ticketing Manager How long have you worked at Chapter? 22 years AAARRRGGGH! And what jobs did you do before your current post? Cinema usher, site manager and Chapter mag distributer. What’s your management style? Cake on Friday. Who’s the best box office assistant you’ve ever employed and why? Everyone in the Box Office is the best, we rock! You’re also the Hires Manager. Which is your favourite room? All our rooms have their own personality, but I am especially proud of the refurbished Media Point which doubles up as a conference and workshop space in the day then a party, bar and performance space in the evening. What is the best show you’ve seen at Chapter? Body Radicals Season and the furore surrounding it! Franco B bleeding himself until he collapsed, Annie Sprinkle and her porn stories. Marvellous! What’s the most memorable thing that’s happened to you at Chapter? Before I worked here I was banned from the upstairs bar for spraying breast milk into the eyes of my fellow drinkers.* What do you get up to in your spare time? Walk my dog, grow veg and bang a drum. Tell us a secret… I’m an open book... Tell us a joke… Why do Giraffes have long necks? Because their feet are really smelly! *Editor’s Note: Chapter is a certified breastfeeding friendly venue.
For more details and to discuss availability give our hires manager Nicky Keeping a ring on 029 2031 1058/50 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Deborah Withers Adventures in Kate Bush and Theory Thu 2 Sept • 8pm • Iau 2 Medi Drawing on elements of feminism, queer theory, post-colonial theory and fairy tales, Deborah Withers uses the music, film, video and dance of Kate Bush to explore ideas of subjectivity and the body. This performance/lecture includes material from Withers’ new book, and attempts to unravel the mystery and complexity in Kate Bush’s art, from her debut ‘Wuthering Heights’ to her most recent album ‘Aerial’. Withers’ acclaimed work breaks down boundaries between the academic and popular, presenting theoretical interpretations that are lively, engaging and funny. £6/£5/£4
Gary Coyle At Sea Fri 3 Sept • 8pm • Gwe 3 Medi Every day for the past decade acclaimed Irish artist Gary Coyle has gone for a swim at the Forty Foot in Sandycove, a famous swimming hole in Dun Laoghaire, south of Dublin. During his 10 year swim-a-thon he has kept a record of his experiences through detailed diaries and photographs. At Sea explores one man’s observations of the places of his youth, obsessive swimming, death and performance art. £6/£5/£4
“His style of prose is fully in tune with the imagery, each complementing the other with effortless synergy” The Irish Times
Mardi Gras These two events and the Iris Prize Festival launch (see p24) are part of Cardiff’s LGBT Mardi Gras Festival. The main party event takes place on Sat 4 Sept at Coopers Field, welcoming people from all walks of life regardless of age, gender, colour or sexuality. The main stage is supported by cabaret, dance arena, and disco stages, a fairground, market stalls, family area and a health and wellbeing area. And all it costs is an open mind. www.cardiffmardigras.co.uk
[Images from top: Deborah Withers; Gary Coyle (courtesy of the artist and The Kevin Kavanagh Gallery]
Alessi’s Ark + Rachael Dadd Thu 9 Sept • 8pm • Iau 9 Medi DIY folk artist Rachael Dadd performs tracks from her new e.p. Elephee. This double headliner also features London-based folk popster Alessi’s Ark, who recently toured with Laura Marling. Support comes from captivating Bristolian Rozi Plain (Fence Records) and Cardiff’s very own Evening Chorus. Alessi’s Ark
£5 www.myspace.com/rachaeldadd www.myspace.com/alessisark
Clare Duffy Local Reality Expo on… Market Place Fri 10 Sept • 1pm + 7pm • Gwe 10 Medi Lucy has come down to earth with a bump and is trying to get back on her feet. She is seeing her old home in a completely new way. She discovers the wonder and beauty in the green bin outside Easy Shop Lifestyle Express. She revels in the drama of the one-way system. She is captivated by the love of Julia and Tariq written in tippex on the third brick down, on the wall on the corner of Market Road and Market Place. And makes friends with a local woman who knows how to use an iPhone. Another chance to see Clare Duffy’s touring show which responds to a local street in each city it visits. Performed by Lucy Ellinson. Music composed and performed by James Williams. £6/£4
“exquisite moments of insight into the profound loneliness and occasional ecstasy of the human condition” — The Scotsman At TactileBOSCH Studios, Andrews Road, Llandaff
Marega Palser Sat 18 Sept • 6-9pm • Sad 18 Medi Marega Palser is well known at Chapter for her extraordinary performances as part of the inimitable Mr and Mrs Clark, and for her Art in the Bar exhibition in 2008. This short exhibition of drawings, prints and animation also features a series of dance/performance sketches. Palser’s images have a direct link to dance and performance, where the dance has stimulated the drawing and the drawing in turn inspired the dance. The work plays with the idea of the impermanence of the body in motion made permanent in the drawn/printed image. Free
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Ruth Jones Vigil Preview: Tue 7 Sept • 6-8pm • Maw 7 Medi Wed 8 — Sat 11 Sept • 3-8.30pm • Mer 8 — Sad 11 Medi Ruth Jones’ recent video installations and public art projects have focused on the relationships between humans, animals and the land, and explored the magnetic pull that particular places have on people. Vigil examines the presence that Strumble Head Lighthouse has on the landscape in North Pembrokeshire. The lighthouse was built in 1908, and its rotating beam can be seen for thirty miles in all directions. Every lighthouse has its own distinctive ‘character’, recognised by a pattern and duration of flashes, in this case, one flash every two seconds four times, followed by seven seconds of darkness. Jones’ project suggests that this rhythm has permeated the land for over a hundred years, seeping into the psyche of its inhabitants. The installation also portrays the lighthouse as a threshold place, situated between land and sea, day and night and the human and animal kingdoms. Using Strumble’s regulated light pattern as a guide for editing both picture and sound, Jones’ film invites a quiet contemplation of the internal and external rhythms that influence our daily experiences, rituals and memories. Free
+ Live performance by Gwrando Thu 9 Sept • 8.30pm • Iau 9 Medi Sonic arts collective Gwrando was founded in 2007 by Lou Laurens and Jacob Whittaker to host and promote events in west Wales and beyond. Their emotive live performance responds to and interacts with the installation. Free
On The Edge Tue 14 Sept • 8pm • Maw 14 Medi Michael Kelligan continues his Deadlier Than The Male season of plays written and directed by women with two script-held performances directed by Gilly Adams.
Talking To Wordsworth Gillian Clarke is the current National Poet of Wales and this beautifully written play is based on her experiences of reading poetry in schools, hospitals and day care centres. The play was first broadcast by BBC Wales from the stage of the Sherman Theatre. + Wishful Thinking A revival of Hijinx Theatre’s highly-charged play, featuring music, song... and shopping in Tesco. Both of these plays appear in Transitions, a Parthian publication edited by Phil Clark. £4 (on the door)
Madhvi & Aparna Sharma Momentum Thu 16 Sept • 8pm • Iau 16 Medi Dancer/choreographer Madhvi and film theorist/documentary artist Aparna Sharma return to Chapter with a new production. Momentum questions the style and austerity of traditions, especially the classical Indian dance form of Bharatanatyam. Through dance, projected images and live music, the performers reflect on and articulate their own experiences of migration and movement as second generation women of South Asian descent in Britain and America. £10/£8/£6
+ Join Madhvi and Aparna for a discussion following the performance. Supported by the Arts Council of Wales
Cardiff Shakespeare Readers Coriolanus Sun 12 Sept • 6.30pm • Sul 12 Medi Cardiff Shakespeare Readers get together every month to experience the works of Shakespeare spoken aloud. All are welcome to attend and read. Please bring a copy of the script if you have one. £3 (on the door)
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Sild + Olion Byw
Olion Byw (photo: Kirsten McTernan]
Sat 18 Sept • 8pm • Sad 18 Medi This enchanting double bill features lively interpretations of folk music from Wales and beyond. Olion Byw is Lucy Rivers and Dan Lawrence, whose beautiful mix of fiddle, mandolin, guitar and voice lends a haunting slant to their Welsh folk material. Sild is the Estonian singer, fiddler and hiiu-kannel (ancient bowed harp) player Sille Ilves and innovative Welsh guitarist Martin Leamon. Together they create an exquisite and timeless marriage of Estonian and Welsh musical cultures. Strikingly original, Sille’s use of different tunings sends the Estonian tradition in adventurous new directions. For this performance they are joined on Celtic harp, trombone and voice by Ceri Owen-Jones. £10/£8/£6
“Their magical soundscapes are otherworldly and beautiful” Huw Stephens, BBC Radio 1 (on Sild) Yn Neuadd Llanofer / at Llanover Hall
Theatr Bara Caws: Merched Eira Fri 17 + Sat 18 Sept • 7.30pm • Gwe 17 + Sad 18 Medi “Tyda ni ddim wedi ein gwneud ar gyfar paradwys…” ar draeth euraidd yr oedden nhw i fod, nid yn crwydro mewn diffaethwch o eira. Mae’r cwbl yn ddryswch i Edith ac Edna — pam fan hyn a pham fel hyn? Ond gyda ‘hanas yn cyfarth fel hen gi pan ma’ hi’n nosi’ daw ambell i beth yn fwy eglur a gyda’r dadmar, y dadrithiad. Henaint, unigrwydd a brad cyfrinachau sydd wrth galon drama ddiweddaraf Aled Jones-Williams. Unwaith eto ma’ ei huodledd cyhyrog yn ein harwain i fannau tywyll yn y ffyrdd mwya’ difyr, yn dal llusern gynnes ar ymyl y dibyn oeraf un. Hon yw’r diweddaraf o ddramâu Aled i gael ei chyflwyno gan Gwmni Theatr Bara Caws ac fel Beth Oedd Enw Ci Tin Tin, Lysh a Sundance mae addewid o ddrama sy’n berwi o syniadau, o ddeialog disglair ac o weledigaeth eofn a digyfaddawd. Actorion: Gaynor Morgan Rees, Olwen Rees, Martin Thomas. Cyfarwyddwr: Bryn Fôn. Cynllunydd: Emyr Morris-Jones. Senility, loneliness and the casual treachery of everyday life drive this play by Aled Jones-Williams, which leads us to the darkest places in the lightest way possible. This visual treat is suitable for Welsh learners. £10/£8
Mandan Hello and Goodbye Wed 22 — Sat 25 Sept • 7.30pm • Mer 22 — Sad 25 Medi In the kitchen of a railway house in Port Elizabeth, South Africa in 1963, a brother and sister who have not seen each other for many years unpack the memories and truths of their empty and damaged lives. Cardiff-based theatre group Mandan presents its debut production with this acclaimed Athol Fugard play from 1965. With Zoe Davies and Alex Harries. Directed by James Williams. £8/£6
Jill Greenhalgh The Threat of Silence
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Thu 23 — Sat 25 Sept • 8pm • Iau 23 — Sad 25 Medi The residues of silence and tranquillity reside in a place of uncomfortable beauty; a place of absence and remembrance. This new collaboration combines video, music, text, action and sound to question the chaotic pace of today’s society: the ever increasing noise, information overload and the disappearance of the act of listening in daily life. Director Jill Greenhalgh has gathered an international team of renowned artists to contribute to this new work: cellist Nicola Thomas (Wales), performance and video artist Zoe Christiansen (Norway), performer Eddie Ladd (Wales) and writer Margaret Cameron (Australia). Greenhalgh’s most recent theatre work at Chapter, The Acts Vigia, explored how performance could respond to the brutal femicide occurring on the Mexico/US border. The Threat of Silence is the next stage of her investigation into, and pursuit of, an effective feminine language in performance. £10/£8/£6 With support from Theatr Mwldan, Arts Victoria and the Arts Council of Wales.
“eloquent, multi-layered, provocative and beautifully terrifying. Brave, stunning, challenging political theatre at its best” David Adams, Western Mail (on The Acts Vigia)
Photo: Sara Penrhyn-Jones
www.chapter.org WORLD PREMIERE FROM HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA
Zuppa Theatre Company Five Easy Steps (to the end of the world) Thu 30 Sept — Sat 2 Oct • 8pm • Iau 30 Medi — Sad 2 Hyd “Three actors. A live musical score. Talking mannequins. Cake. The last night on Earth?” Three aging school friends get together on the night before doomsday. In doing so, they uncover their deepest regrets, unleash their hidden desires and cast a final judgement on the world to which they belonged. Five Easy Steps (to the end of the world) is a portrait of a civilisation in crisis and a plea for human solidarity in the face of our triumphs and follies. Zuppa is an ensemble theatre company from Halifax, Nova Scotia. Every show is a wild flight through genres, familiar stories and the unknown, created through a unique collaborative process that favours intuition over formula. Zuppa regularly perform in cities across Canada and the US. This is their first UK visit and a world premiere of their latest show, featuring their core line-up of performers and a live soundtrack composed and performed by David Christensen and Jason MacIsaac of the Halifax-based orchestral pop group, The Heavy Blinkers. £10/£8/£6 Supported by Canada Council for the Arts, Nova Scotia Tourism, Culture and Heritage and The Craig Foundation. www.zuppatheatre.com
Photo: Aaron McKenzie Fraser
Paul Granjon Black Box Ni Sat 9 Oct • 8pm • Sad 9 Hyd Wearing a special interactive costume, Chapterbased artist Paul Granjon delivers his most recent performance work focusing on the latest developments of military robotics. However, during the course of his presentation a mysterious electronic black box sends radio-wave commands to the costume, interrupting the smooth flow of his delivery. He has to complete a mission for the black box before resuming his human activities. Black Box Ni is Paul Granjon’s latest reflection on the co-evolution of humans and machines. The performance tackles issues of technological dependence, human adaptation and communication with machines and features a unique mix of funny robots, sad songs and a happy ending. £10/£8/£6 Commissioned by Chelsea Theatre, London. www.zprod.org
“Whether watching Paul Granjon perform with his cast of crazy robots or entering the strange world of his gallery installations you know you’re in for a treat.” — Western Mail
Experimentica 2010 Tue 12 — Sun 17 Oct • Maw 12 — Sul 17 Hyd We’re celebrating Experimentica’s 10th birthday with a packed programme of experimental performance, film & video and music. The line up includes legendary Chinese performance artist Frog King, a retrospective of Hong Kong video art presented by the Videotage media collective and a special What’s Welsh for Performance/Beth yw ‘performance’ yn Gymraeg commission awarded to a Wales-based artist. Full details in next month’s magazine.
Paul Granjon [photo: Manuel Vason]
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Sherman Cymru at Chapter Throughout 2010 we’re playing host to our friends from Sherman Cymru while their building undergoes a £5.4 million redevelopment. They’re continuing to produce and tour theatre around the UK and their residency at Chapter features creative learning, new writing and new artist development activity. For more information visit www.shermancymru.co.uk
Sherman Sherbets Sat 25 Sept — Sat 4 Dec • Sad 25 Medi — Sad 4 Rhag These Saturday drama workshops give children the opportunity to explore their imagination and be creative. It’s a great way of making new friends, building confidence and learning acting, movement and vocal skills. But most important of all, Sherbets is about having fun! 9.30am — 10.30am (Ages 4-6) 12pm — 1pm (Ages 4-6) 10.30am — 12pm (Ages 7-9) 1pm — 2.30pm (Ages 7-9) Ages 4–6: £50 for 10 sessions Ages 7-9: £60 for 10 sessions To book a place please contact email@example.com 029 2064 6911 If you missed your chance to see Speechless (Sherman Cymru’s collaboration with Shared Experience) during its Chapter preview in July then you can catch it at the Bute Theatre (Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama) from Wed 15 Sept — Sat 2 October. To book tickets call 029 2039 1391.
Drones Comedy Club
The LL Files
Fri 3 + Fri 17 Sept • 8.30pm • Gwe 3 + Gwe 17 Medi Resident hosts Clint Edwards and Dan Thomas showcase the very best in new stand up comedy.
Fri 10 Sept — Fri 29 Oct • Gwe 10 Medi — Gwe 29 Hyd Every Friday evening until the end of October, BBC Radio Wales’ topical comedy team take their irreverent look at the news from Wales to Washington — and beyond. And you can be in the audience! Recording starts at 6.30pm; please collect your tickets by 6pm and be in your seats by 6.15pm. With Matthew Gravelle, Richard Elfyn, Siriol Jenkins and Rhian Morgan. Written by Myfanwy Alexander.
£3 (on the door)
Six Glass Fingers presents... Strange News From Another Star Sun 5 Sept • 8pm • Sul 5 Medi Cardiff’s very own angry Post Rock trio. Expect the unexpected. £4 (on the door)
Coffee Shop Debates: Stieg Larsson / Tolstoy Tue 7 Sept • 6.30pm • Maw 7 Medi The Institute of Welsh Affairs continues its series of informal debates in our theatre foyer. Ifor Thomas compares the work of Tolstoy with that of Stieg Larsson, the creator of modern day heroine Lisbeth Salander. Larsson’s best selling novels have recently been turned into films — see p27 for details of The Girl Who Played With Fire. For more information or to sign up for this debate please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 029 2066 0820.
SWDFAS Lecture: The Bordeaux Region Thu 9 Sept • 2pm • Iau 9 Medi Helen McCabe takes you on a journey through the Perigord’s walnut groves, the vineyards of Bordeaux and along the banks of the Dordogne. There is much to admire in the local architecture, from medieval castles to chateaux with steeply pitched roofs, handsome townhouses and quirky seaside villas. Helen also looks at three sophisticated and beautiful gardens.
Free (please reserve your seats at the box office)
Scrabble Sunday Sun 12 Sept • 6pm • Sul 12 Medi The boards are supplied, as is a referee. There’s no tournament: score, don’t score, gamble — play it however you like. It’s free and it’s full of nice people. Come and get involved with some wordplay, tea and cake!
Make It Pretty Sat 25 Sept • 11am — 4pm • Sad 25 Medi This lovely craft and fashion fair showcases local talent, with everything from handmade jewellery to vintage finds and clothing. Each seller brings something unique to their table, making it the perfect place to find a gift — for others, or yourself. Make It Pretty believes in reusing and up-cycling, and that anything can be transformed into something beautiful. Free
Sunday Jazz: Chapter Four Sun 26 Sep • 9pm • Sul 26 Medi An evening of melodic acoustic jazz in the Caffi Bar with Glen Manby (Alto Sax), Jim Barber (Piano), Donnie Sweeney (Bass) and Greg Evans (Drums). Free
£5 (on the door)
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Chanel Coco and Igor Stravinsky Fri 20 Aug — Thu 2 Sept • Gwe 20 Awst — Iau 2 Medi France/2009/120mins/subtitled/ctba. Dir: Jan Kounen. With Anna Mouglalis, Mads Mikkelsen, Yelena Morozova.
In 1913 at the Theatre Des Champs-Elysées, Igor Stravinsky premieres his controversial composition, The Rite Of Spring. But the crowd isn’t yet ready for this revolutionary work and, as a near riot ensues, Coco Chanel finds herself mesmerised by this radical character. Seven years later, a now rich and respected Coco Chanel meets Stravinsky again and a passionate and intense love affair begins between them, fuelled by their desires to push the boundaries of fashion and music. Picking up where Coco Before Chanel ended, Karl Lagerfeld and Chanel made their archives and collections available for this film which features several original garments and even Coco’s own celebrated apartment. + Artist’s Short: Tomorrow Everything Will Be Alright Lebanon/7mins/12A. Dir: Akram Zaatari.
The Secret in Their Eyes Fri 27 Aug — Thu 9 Sept • Gwe 27 Awst — Iau 9 Medi Argentina/Spain/2009/130mins/subtitled/18. Dir: Juan José Campanella. With Ricardo Darín, Soledad Villamil, Pablo Rago, Javier Godino.
This year’s Best Foreign Language Film Oscar winner is a skilful blend of love story, crime thriller and legal drama with a distinctly Latin flavour in its sweeping melodrama and emotive, showstopper scenes. The generous running time allows the film to fully explore the central love affair of female District Attorney, Irene, and criminal investigator, Sandoval. Neatly entwined around their story is Sandoval’s obsession with the unsolved case of a murderer who has escaped justice through a mix of police corruption and mysterious disappearance. A heady mélange of violence, baroque styling and sentimentality, this is a thriller deeply in debt to the lush rhythms of Almodovar and the tougher genre elements of South American cinema such as Nine Queens.
No Greater Love Fri 27 Aug — Thu 2 Sept • Gwe 27 Awst — Iau 2 Medi UK/2009/100mins/ctba. Dir: Michael Whyte. With nuns from the Carmelite monastery.
After ten years of trying, director Michael Whyte was given unprecedented access to a monastery in Notting Hill to produce a unique depiction of an alternative, spiritual way of life. This extraordinary documentary unveils the hidden world of the Carmelite Nuns of the Most Holy Trinity and provides a rare glimpse into their lives of prayer and contemplation. Silence is maintained throughout the day with the exception of 40 minutes of social recreation in the morning and evening. The nuns leave the monastery only to visit the doctor or dentist; they cook all their own food and wear their own handmade clothes.
Fri 27 Aug — Thu 9 Sept • Gwe 27 Awst — Iau 9 Medi USA /2010/142mins/12A. Dir: Christopher Nolan. With Leonardo DiCaprio, Ken Watanabe, Ellen Page, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Marion Cotillard.
Christopher ‘The Dark Knight’ Nolan’s long awaited latest feature is a dark and complex science fiction thriller that travels the globe and delves into the intimate and infinite world of our dreams. Dom Cobb is a skilled thief, who steals valuable secrets from deep within people’s subconscious during the dream state. It is this skill that has made him an outlaw and a coveted player in the treacherous world of corporate espionage. When he’s offered the chance of redemption, to do ‘just one last job’ to give him back his lost life, he must carry out the reverse - not stealing an idea but implanting one. + Guest panel discussion on Fri 27 Aug.
No Greater Love
Double CL1C card points
The Secret in their Eyes
Mexican Film Season This series of events and rare films marks the 100th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution. Dr Tilmann Altenberg from Cardiff University joins us to explore a range of topics including the representation of Mexico and the hero of the people, General Pancho Villa. The remarkable films on offer range from historical footage and scarcely known cinematic masterpieces to Western classics. The opening event on Wed 1 Sept coincides with an international conference hosted by Cardiff University. www.cardiff.ac.uk/euros/newsandevents/events/mexrev2010.html
100 Years of the Mexican Revolution Wed 1 Sept • Mer 1 Medi
The Lost Reels of Pancho Villa Mexico/USA/Canada/2003/49mins/subtitled/ctba. Dir: Gregorio Rocha.
+ Surviving fragments of Liberty, 1916, 8mins. + Surviving fragments of The Life of General Villa, 1914, 5mins. The Mexican Revolution was the first major historical event to be documented by cinematographers. In 1914, the legendary general Francisco ‘Pancho’ Villa signed a contract with Hollywood granting the right to film him on the battlefield. Even more surprisingly, Villa agreed to star in a film about his own life. Mexican filmmaker Gregorio Rocha presents this special event, which includes a screening of his award-winning documentary The Lost Reels Of Pancho Villa. He will also talk more generally about his work and introduce two surviving film fragments which have been preserved by the Library of Congress, Washington DC, and have never before been screened publicly.
Let’s Go with Pancho Villa (Vámonos con Pancho Villa) Sun 5 Sept • Sul 5 Medi Mexico/1935/92mins/subtitled/ctba. Dir: Fernando de Fuentes. With Antonio R. Frausto, Domingo Soler.
Now considered by many to be the best film ever made in Mexico, this masterpiece went largely unnoticed on its release in 1936. Director Fernando de Fuentes tells the story of six friends, the ‘Lions of San Pablo‘, who join the troops of the already legendary Francisco ‘Pancho’ Villa. The Lions’ initial enthusiasm about being part of an exciting adventure soon fades before the grim reality of war. In scenes of great intensity and symbolic power, the absurdity of personal sacrifice takes centre stage. + Intro by Dr.Tilmann Altenberg.
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Godfather Mendoza (El Compadre Mendoza) Sun 12 Sept • Sul 12 Medi Mexico/1934/85mins/subtitled/ctba. Dir: Fernando de Fuentes. With Alfredo del Diestro, Antonio R. Frausto, Carmen Guerrero.
This highly acclaimed film approaches the Mexican Revolution from the perspective of sly landowner Rosalío Mendoza, who successfully plays both opposing sides to his personal advantage. He eventually finds himself, however, trapped between his business interests and his friendship with a revolutionary who once saved his life. Godfather Mendoza explores the human dimension of the armed conflict in Mexico, going beyond stereotypes and finding humorous moments despite the tragic course of events. + Intro by Dr.Tilmann Altenberg.
The Wild Bunch Sun 19 Sept • Sul 19 Medi USA/1969/145mins/18. Dir: Sam Peckinpah. With William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan.
The Wild West has been tamed and easy money is getting harder to get, but a group of ageing outlaws aren’t ready to let go of their days of power and freedom. Joining forces to attempt one last big score, they hijack a US ammunition train crossing the border into Mexico to supply the revolutionary army of Pancho Villa. No one is innocent in Peckinpah’s much debated, ultra-violent tale of desperation against changing times.
“A true cinematic touchstone, the film has influenced a generation of moviemakers, from Scorcese to Tarantino to Hong Kong action king John Woo.” — San Francisco Chronicle
A Fistful of Dynamite Sun 26 Sept • Sul 26 Medi Italy/1971/138mins/15. Dir: Sergio Leone. With Rod Steiger, James Coburn, Romolo Valli, Maria Monti.
Also known as ‘Duck You Sucker’, taken from James Coburn’s catchphrase as the dynamite obsessed IRA outlaw John Mallory who teams up with Rod Steiger’s Juan, an amoral Mexican peasant-turned-revolutionary, to rob the great bank of Mesa Verde. Without Clint Eastwood’s ‘Man With No Name’, this is an often over-looked film from Leone but is an actionpacked, often humorous and morally ambiguous tale of power and politics.
“The most wry of the political spaghettis, and wholly wonderful.” — Time Out
Iris Prize Festival Launch
Wed 1 Sept • Mer 1 Medi This programme of short films (duration 92mins) launches the 2010 Iris Prize Festival Programme and is part of Cardiff’s Mardi Gras celebrations (see p9). Iris comes to Chapter and other venues across Cardiff from Wed 6 - Sat 9 Oct. The film selection includes Steam — last year’s winner, Diana — the best UK short, and My Name is Love which was highly recommended by the Iris Prize jury. Go to www.chapter.org for full film details. The screening will be followed by a drinks reception supported by the Friends of Iris.
Mon 6 Sept • Llun 6 Medi Screenings of short films by independent filmmakers. If you’d like more information, or have a film you’d like to show, please email email@example.com or call Chapter Cinema on 029 2030 4400. Admission is free but it’s wise to reserve your tickets in advance.
David Garland Jones Grand Theft Actor Sun 12 Sept • Sul 12 Medi Wales/2010/22mins/advised 15.
Bad Film Club Rattlers Sun 5 Sept • Sul 5 Medi USA/1976/82mins/PG. Dir: John McCauley. With Sam Chew Jr, Elisabeth Chauvet, Dan Priest.
Nicko and Joe return from their summer break with another horror from their extensive bad movie collection. A slithering mass of chemically altered, mutant snakes set out on a fearful killing spree. Zoologist Sam Parkinson discovers that the creatures have been infected by a mysterious nerve gas disposed of in the desert by those naughty people in the military. But who can stop them? Unfortunately, you’ll have to sit through the film to find out. Bad Film Club events feature irreverent live commentary by Nicko and Joe.
Iris Prize Festival Launch: Steam
Actor, guru, raconteur, poet and now YouTube sensation with his hit video, ‘Ain’t Seen Ruthin Yet’ — David Garland Jones presents the premiere of his latest short film. David appears as a character in the Shakespeare Quest computer game. What is his mission? His manful struggle to fulfil his quest is not helped by critics, agents and the impish decision making of the unseen ‘Player One’. £2 www.youtube.com/davidgarlandjones
“Like nothing else” — Wales On Sunday “Withnail & Dai” — (Port Talbot) Guardian
David Garland Jones
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Mother Fri 3 — Thu 9 Sept • Gwe 3 — Iau 9 Medi Korea/2010/128mins/subtitled/15. Dir: Bong Joon-Ho. With Kim Hye-ja, Bin Won, Ku Jin.
Nail-bitingly tense and brimming with humanity, Bong Joon-Ho’s (Memories of Murder and The Host) terrific film swept the board at the Asian Film Awards, winning Best Film, Best Script and Best Actress. This taut, unsentimental, Hitchcockian dissection of a mother defending her son at all costs remains consistently unpredictable right up to its supremely satisfying climax. When Kim Hye-ja’s nameless mother of the title discovers her 27 year old son, who suffers from learning difficulties, has been arrested for the murder of a young girl, she sets out to track down the real killer and prove her son’s innocence. Worth the admission for its life-affirming book-end dance sequences, this is a tour-de-force from a filmmaker at the very top of his game.
“Is any director in the world currently coming up with more surprises than Bong Joon-Ho?... luscious and blackly comic.” Tony Rayns, London Film Festival
Llygaid Sgwâr Gan Philip Wyn Jones Ar ôl chwarae rygbi proffesiynol, dechreuodd yr actor a chyfarwyddwr ffilmiau Ffrengig, Jacques Tati (1907 — 1982) ymddangos ar lwyfannau Ffrainc, fel perfformiwr meim. Tua diwedd y 1930au dechreuodd ffilmio ei berfformiadau ei hun a gwnaeth nifer o ffilmiau byrion eraill. Ei ffilm nodwedd bwysig gyntaf, ym 1947, oedd Jour de fête/ The Big Day; hanes postmon anobeithiol sy’n ymweld â ffair deithiol, yn meddwi, ac yna yn dosbarthu’r post ar gefn beic. Fe’i ffilmiwyd mewn system lliw arbrofol a thrafferthus ond hefyd mewn du a gwyn a’r ail fersiwn a ryddhawyd ar y pryd. Llwyddwyd i adfer y fersiwn lliw erbyn Gŵyl Ffilmiau Fenis ym 1995. Roedd 1953 yn flwyddyn bwysig yn hanes Tati. Dyma’r tro cyntaf i’r cyhoedd weld cymeriad pwysicaf Tati, fel actor a chyfarwyddwr, Monsieur Hulot. Daeth y gŵr afrosgo hwn — gyda’i got law, het a phib a’i anallu i gyfathrebu’n gall â phobl eraill — yn enwog ledled y byd. Roedd Les Vacances de Monsieur Hulot yn dychanu ymddygiad Ffrancwyr ar eu gwyliau glan môr. Enwebwyd sgript Tati a’i gyd-awdur am Oscar. Ychydig o ddeialog ddealladwy sydd yn hon a’i ffilmiau eraill. Maen nhw’n gyfuniad o sefyllfaoedd digri, ystumiau hynod ac effeithiau sain pwrpasol. Ym 1958 dychanodd Mon Oncle obsesiwn y Ffrancwyr gyda phopeth modern. Enillodd Tati Oscar amdani, fel y ffilm orau mewn iaith dramor. Tua’r adeg yma lluniodd Tati sgript na chafodd ei ffilmio ganddo, L’Illusionniste. Ynddi disgrifir y berthynas rhwng consuriwr aflwyddiannus a gwraig ifanc sy’n credu yn ei allu. Roedd y sgript yn anrheg neu ‘lythyr’ i’w ferch hynaf, Helga. Roedd Tati, fe ddywedir, wedi troi ei gefn arni adeg y rhyfel ac roedd y ‘llythyr’ yma yn ymdrech ar ei ran i wneud iawn am hynny. Tati ei hun, fe awgrymir, oedd y consuriwr a Helga oedd y wraig ifanc. Treuliodd Tati y naw mlynedd nesaf yn paratoi ei ffilm fwyaf uchelgeisiol a drudfawr, Playtime (1967). Adeiladodd set anferth ar gyrion Paris i gynrychioli dinas gyfan. Mae Monsieur Hulot yn mynd ar goll yng nghanol yr holl foderniaeth amhersonol ac oeraidd. Er bod y beirniaid yn canmol Playtime, cadwodd y cyhoedd draw ac roedd Tati yn wynebu argyfwng ariannol enbyd. Roedd Trafic (1971) yn ffilm ratach o lawer. Dyma ffilm boblogaidd olaf Tati a’r tro olaf i Monsieur Hulot ymddangos. Yn hon mae’n honni ei fod yn ddyfeisydd ceir trawiadol. O dro i dro bu sôn am ffilmio L’Illusionniste. Roedd merch ieuengaf Tati, Sophie, yn mynnu na ddylai unrhyw actor bortreadu ei thad a dyna paham y penderfynwyd gwneud ffilm animeiddiedig. I’w chyfarwyddo dewiswyd Sylvain Chomet oedd wedi cyfarwyddo Belleville Rendezvous (2003). Cafodd y rhan fwyaf o’r gwaith ei wneud yn ei stiwdio yng Nghaeredin. Caeredin y 1950au hwyr yw cefndir y ffilm a fersiwn animeiddiedig o Tati yw’r prif gymeriad. Eisoes cafodd L’ Illusionniste / The Illusionist ganmoliaeth uchel ond dyw pawb ddim yn hapus. Mae Richard, mab Helga, wedi mynegi ei ddicter yn gyhoeddus. Ei fam, meddai, oedd prif ysbrydoliaeth sgript Tati. Does dim cyfeiriad ati ar y sgrin nac yng nghyhoeddusrwydd y ffilm. Mae hynny yn sarhad arni hi a Jacques Tati ei hun. Philip Wyn Jones — Golygydd ac adolygydd. firstname.lastname@example.org You can find extended and English language versions of Philip’s column at www.chapter.org
The Illusionist Fri 3 — Thu 9 Sept Gwe 3 — Iau 9 Medi France/UK/2010/80mins/PG. Dir: Sylvain Chomet.
This magical animation from the team that brought us Belleville Rendezvous is based on an unproduced script originally written by French mime artist, director and actor Jacques Tati in 1956 for his illegitimate, estranged daughter. A struggling illusionist, Monsieur Tatischeff, travels to Edinburgh to try his luck with a new audience. On the way, he meets a young girl Alice in a remote Scottish fishing village who’s so impressed with his abilities (she believes them to be magical powers) that she becomes his assistant as well as his surrogate daughter. The Illusionist is a love letter to 1950s Edinburgh, with the city’s distinctive architecture and changeable weather all painted in an evocative watercolour palette. The gorgeous handdrawn animation delivers a defiant rebuttal to the 3D generation.
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The Girl Who Played with Fire
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Fri 10 — Thu 23 Sept • Gwe 10 — Iau 23 Medi
Fri 10 — Sun 12 Sept • Gwe 10 — Sul 12 Medi
Sweden/2010/129mins/subtitled/15. Dir: Daniel Alfredson. With Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace.
The second film adaptation from Stieg Larsson’s bestselling Millennium trilogy (The Girl Who Kicked The Hornets’ Nest will be here later this year) finds Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist under fire in another brutal murder investigation. Blomkvist returns to Millennium magazine and is intent on exposing a billion dollar sex trafficking ring. He’s making headway with his enquiries when two of his researchers are murdered, and Salander becomes the police’s chief suspect. Unconvinced, Blomkvist attempts to track her down, but the secretive hacker has gone on the run, along the way stumbling across secrets that are shockingly close to home. As addictive as the trilogy of novels on which they’re based, this second film is just as dark and compelling as the first. See p17 for details of a Coffee Shop Debate which compares the work of Stieg Larsson with that of Tolstoy.
Sweden/2009/152mins/subtitled/18. Dir: Niels Arden Opley. With Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Peter Andersson.
In anticipation of the second installment of the Millennium trilogy, we’re bringing back the first film to get you in the mood. When the head of the powerful Vanger dynasty employs a young journalist and a computer hacker to investigate the possible murder of his niece, the pair link her disappearance to a number of grotesque murders from forty years ago and begin to unravel a dark and appalling family history. But the Vangers are a secretive clan and the duo soon discover just how far the dysfunctional family are prepared to go to protect themselves.
Adaptations: Book / Film Club Delving into the rich pickings of our film listings each month, this ‘reading group with a difference’ gets together following a screening to discuss the film and the book that inspired it. Adaptations loves all genres so the variety will be sure to knock your reading glasses off! The group’s first get together follows the screening of The Girl Who Played With Fire on Tue 21 Sept.
Sat 11 + Sun 12 Sept • Sad 11 + Sul 12 Medi
Germany/1927/145mins/intertitled/PG. Dir: Fritz Lang. With Alfred Abel, Gustav Frohlich, Rudolf Klein-Rogge.
Perhaps the most famous German film of all time, Lang’s silent classic has been revised, re-edited and released a number of times over the years, but this new restoration is almost certainly the most complete and authentic version. Metropolis takes place in 2026, where people are divided into two groups: poor workers living beneath the ground and the rich who enjoy a futuristic city of luxury. The tense balance between the societies is realised through images that are among the most famous of the 20th century, many of which pre-empt such science fiction classics as Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey and Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner. Lavish and spectacular, with elaborate sets and jaw-dropping production values, Metropolis stands as a testament to Lang’s ambitious vision of what cinema could be.
No Impact Man Fri 10 — Thu 16 Sept • Gwe 10 — Iau 16 Medi USA/2009/93mins/ctba. Dir: Laura Gabbert, Justin Schein. With Colin Beavan, Michelle Conlin.
Double CL1C card points
This is a fascinating documentary about how Manhattan-based Colin Beavan decides to completely eliminate his personal impact on the environment for a year. Eating only vegetarian, locally bought food and turning off the refrigerator, he also eschews the use of elevators, television, cosmetics, buses, electricity and generates no rubbish. But when his espresso-addicted, retail worshipping wife and their two-year-old daughter are dragged into the fray, the project has an unforeseen impact in a challenging, but also very positive way.
Sat 18 — Thu 23 Sept • Sad 18 — Iau 23 Medi
France/2010/105mins/subtitled/15. Dir: Pascal Chaumeil. With Vanessa Paradis, Romain Duris, Julie Ferrier.
Alex makes his living as a well-paid ‘heartbreaker’, hired by friends and family to disrupt unsuitable relationships and encourage the woman to come to the conclusion that she doesn’t have to put up with second best. The immaculately tailored Alex deploys an arsenal of tactics best suited to spying, including phone-tapping, fake identities and, of course, his devastating charm. But when he’s hired to avert the marriage of Juliette, a beautiful, quirky heiress, he may just have met his match. This time, love may interfere with his plans and the heart he breaks may turn out to be his own. A thoroughly charming and stylish romantic comedy.
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Dog Pound Fri 17 — Thu 23 Sept • Gwe 17 — Iau 23 Medi UK/France/2010/91mins/18. Dir: Kim Chapiron. With Adam Butcher, Shane Kippel, Mateo Morales.
Three juvenile delinquents arrive at a correctional centre and are put under the care of an experienced guard. An electrifying cast delivers blistering performances packed with intensity and emotional punch that reveals the deficiencies of a well-intentioned but ultimately failing penal system. Kim Chapiron (Sheitan), one of France’s brightest emerging directors, powerfully evokes the grittiness of Alan Clarke’s 1979 crime drama Scum to lend a contemporary glimpse into how more than 60 percent of the 100,000 children locked away in juvenile detention centres across North America become repeat offenders.
“painful, beautiful, heart wrenching and endearing” Cinema Blend
Gainsbourg (Vie héroïque)
Earthfall: Dance Short Films
Mon 13 — Thu 16 Sept • Llun 13 — Iau 16 Medi
Wed 22 Sept • Mer 22 Medi Earthfall’s artistic directors Jessica Cohen and Jim Ennis have always been intrigued and seduced by film, not only in the traditional sense, but also when using filmic language in their choreography. Alongside their many dance productions Earthfall have produced 4 short dance films to date, which include the BAFTA award winning Too Old to Dream and BAFTA nominated Gravitas Postcards (directed by Chris Forster). This special screening also includes shorts from groundbreaking filmmakers Chris Lewis-Smith and Russell Frampton & Ruth Way.
France/USA /2010/130mins/subtitled/15. Dir: Joann Sfar. With Eric Elmosnino, Lucy Gordon, Laetitia Casta.
Based on his own graphic novel, Joann Sfar wrote and directed this unique and enjoyable film of the life of one of France’s most influential artists. Growing up in wartime Paris the young Lucien Ginsburg escaped from both Nazi and selfpersecution by embarking on a career in the arts, resulting in him becoming a celebrated songwriter. But it was only through his relationships and affairs with the likes of France Gall, Brigitte Bardot and Jane Birkin that he became a veritable force in music and French popular culture. Despite this success, his life and career remained turbulent as he provoked the establishment while blazing a musical trail that has continued to inspire generations ever since. Eric Elmosnino is terrific as the peculiar and complex lead in this visually beautiful and often fantastical film.
Special BAFTA Cymru Screening
Third Star Wed 15 Sept • Mer 15 Medi Wales/2010/90mins/ctba. Dir: Hattie Dalton. With Benedict Cumberbatch, Hugh Bonneville, Adam Robertson.
Four best friends, all at the end of their twenties, set off on an ill-advised camping trip to West Wales. With no other skills for outdoor life, except making tea, the journey tests their strength, their friendship, and their belief in what makes life worth living. This is a very special preview and we have a limited amount of free tickets to give away to Chapter Card and CL1C Card holders so please contact email@example.com to be added to the list. Get in early, it’s first come first served! Check the website or ask at the box office for details of our loyalty card and membership schemes.
+ Special post-screening discussion with the directors and special guests.
Russian Standard Vodka Originals Film Festival Mon 13 — Fri 17 Sept • Llun 13 — Gwe 17 Medi Chapter is delighted to be working in collaboration with Russian Standard Vodka and Empire Magazine. This exclusive event features the best classic films, as chosen by you. To vote for the film you want to see and what makes a great night at the cinema go to www.rsvoriginals.co.uk/film.php You can win tickets to this unique film experience by purchasing Russian Standard Vodka at Chapter’s Bar in September. For this and other great offers, buy a bottle of Russian Standard Vodka and register your purchase online. Look out for other opportunities to win tickets on Facebook, @chaptertweets on twitter, or at www.chapter.org. Get into a true classic with Russian Standard Vodka Originals.
Earthfall: Gravitas Postcards
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Certified Copy Fri 17 — Thu 23 Sept • Gwe 17 — Iau 23 Medi France/Iran/Italy/2010/105mins/subtitled/12A. Dir: Abbas Kiarostami. With Juliette Binoche, William Shimell.
Arriving in Tuscany to promote his latest book, a middle-aged, English art-historian meets a nameless woman, a gallery owner, who leads him to the charming village of Lucignano. Mistaken for a married couple, they continue the charade and argue with and court one another while debating notions around what is real and what is imagined. Kiarostami’s first picture outside his native Iran, this film won Juliette Binoche the Best Actress award at Cannes this year for her nameless, enigmatic role.
“an extraordinary film, steadily building to a very moving final scene “ — Time Out
The Refuge Fri 24 — Thu 30 Sept • Gwe 24 — Iau 30 Medi France/2010/88mins/subtitled/15. Dir: Francois Ozon. With Isabelle Carre, Louis-Ronan Chosy, Melvil Poupaud.
Mousse, a young drug-addict, finds herself alone and pregnant when her boyfriend Louis fatally overdoses. His wealthy family have no sympathy for her plight and tell her that she should abort. Feeling lost, she chooses to seek refuge in an old farmhouse far from Paris. Six months into her pregnancy, Louis’ brother arrives at her door and, although they appear mismatched on the surface, the two begin to develop a strong bond. Francois Ozon (Time Out, Swimming Pool) has created a unique and intimate story of the bonds of family and friendship which deals with his favourite themes of sexuality and isolation. Double CL1C card points
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The Runaways Fri 24 — Thu 30 Sept • Gwe 24 — Iau 30 Medi USA/2010/106mins/15. Dir: Floria Sigismondi. With Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Michael Shannon.
Produced by Joan Jett herself, this enjoyable biopic charts her pre-Blackhearts days, starting out with an all-girl band finding their way through the mire of sex, drugs and rock and roll. Based on the book ‘Neon Angel’ by lead-singer Cherie Currie, the film follows the girls on their surreal and spectacular rise to fame, as they become the first ever all-girl rock-band to break into the world of arena-filling rock acts. Surrounded by media controversy and hype, Cherie’s initial enjoyment of her rock star life comes to a shuddering halt as her personal life disintegrates during a tour of Japan… The screening on Tue 28 Sept is presented by Lavender Screen, Cardiff’s lesbian and bi film club. These events often sell-out, advance booking is advised.
Leaving Sat 25 — Thu 30 Sept • Sad 25 — Iau 30 Medi France/2009/85mins/subtitled/15. Dir: Catherine Corsini. With Kristin Scott Thomas, Sergi Lopez, Yvan Attal.
Back by popular demand, Kristin Scott Thomas’ latest foray into French film is an emotional but enjoyable potboiler. Tired of her comfortable, middle-class existence, 40-something housewife Suzanne makes the decision to resume her career as a physiotherapist. With the support of her sympathetic husband, she prepares to open a new clinic. During the building work, she is strangely attracted to the site foreman, a man who has enjoyed none of her privileges and appears to inhabit a completely different world. In a moment of madness, Suzanne decides to give up everything so that she can pursue an intense affair with her new lover...
Skeletons Fri 24 – Mon 27 Sept • Gwe 24 – Llun 27 Medi UK/2010/94mins/15. Dir: Nick Whitfield. With Andrew Buckley, Ed Gaughan, Paprika Steen, Jason Isaacs.
Another chance to see this quirky, dark British mystery which follows comic duo Bennett and Davis, who provide a professional service, using a mysterious process to discover people’s deepest, darkest secrets. Young couples embarking on marriage and people looking for missing loved ones utilise the sometimes dangerous service which the men seem to enjoy providing. That is until they meet Jane, a middle-aged mother of two who wants to find her missing husband, and the pair must learn to face their own demons.
Shed Your Tears and Walk Away Tue 28 — Thu 30 Sept • Maw 28 — Iau 30 Medi UK/2009/90mins/ctba. Dir: Jez Lewis.
Double CL1C card points
Exploring the impact of addiction, unemployment and homelessness on small town communities, this is a bold and deeply personal documentary about why, in the beautiful and quirky rural town of Hebden Bridge, filmmaker Jez Lewis’ childhood friends are killing themselves. The film is a year-long drama of human tragedy and redemption as principal character Cass comes to terms with his own mortality and attempts to lift himself out of a cycle of selfdestruction. As people continue to kill themselves during the making of the film, a maelstrom of conflicting values throws up unexpected truths about the human condition. + We hope to be joined at one of these screenings by Darren Matthews, former director of Bridgend Samaritans. See our website for details.
“A raw, genuinely affecting discovery” — Time Out
Star Trek: New Voyages: Phase II Blood and Fire Parts 1 & 2 Sat 25 Sept • Sad 25 Medi
USA/2009/95mins/ctba. Dir: David Gerrold. With James Cawley, Ben Tolpin, John Kelley, Denise Crosby.
Our FAN-tasia season of fan-made films returns with this double bill of the award-winning internet series of new episodes of classic Star Trek. New Voyages: Phase II reveals the untold stories of the U.S.S. Enterprise and fills in the missing years of the original five year mission. Made over two years by a team of dedicated fans and industry professionals, and guest starring Next Generation crew member Denise Crosby, Blood and Fire finds the U.S.S. Enterprise damaged by Klingon attacks. And when the ship responds to a distress call from a Federation research ship, Kirk and his crew find themselves trapped! Admission is free so be sure to book your tickets early. These films have been curated by filmmaker Steve Sullivan. For a slice of Steve’s films, take a look at www.stevesullivan.co.uk
Special Event with musical accompaniment
The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog Sun 26 Sept • Sul 26 Medi UK/1926/75mins/PG. Dir: Alfred Hitchcock. With Ivor Novello, Malcolm Keen, Daisy Bunting.
London is being terrorised by a Jack the Ripper-style murderer, The Avenger, who targets young blonde women. When a mysterious new lodger arrives at the home of Mr and Mrs Bunting and shows an interest in their daughter Daisy, the family and the local policeman become suspicious. This was Hitchcock’s first thriller, and features the first actress to turn blonde at his insistence and his first signature cameo. This screening is accompanied by the Harmonie Band, whose emotive musical score references 1920s dance bands, opera, horror film soundtracks and echoes of American minimalism. £9/£7
cinema • sinema
Family Features Every Saturday at 3pm. We’ve added a number of 11am screenings due to popular demand. These films often sell out — please book in advance to avoid disappointment.
The Karate Kid
Fri 27 Aug — Thu 2 Sept • Gwe 27 Awst — Iau 2 Medi
Fri 3 — Thu 9 Sept • Gwe 3 — Iau 9 Medi
USA /China/2010/PG . Dir: Harald Zwart. With Jackie Chan, Jaden Smith, Wenwen Han.
12-year-old Dre could have been the most popular kid in Detroit, but when he moves to China with his mother, he must overcome cultural differences to make friends and avoid the bullies. Luckily, maintenance man Mr Han, a secret master of kung fu, is able to teach Dre that kung fu is not about punches and pain but maturity and calm.
Jaspar: Journey to the End of the World Sat 11 Sept • Sad 11 Medi
Germany/2008/80mins/U. Dir: Eckart Fingberg, Kay Delventhal.
This charming animation follows the intrepid Jasper: Penguin Explorer, who decides that there must be more to life than snow and icebergs. He sets off on an adventure to the other side of the earth while overcoming the diabolical plans of Doctor Block. + Sat 11 Sept • 11am • Sad 11 Medi Supportive environment screening of Jaspar: Journey To The End Of The World for children with disabilities. Working with Contact A Family, we help to ensure maximum comfort for this screening. The lights are slightly raised, sound lowered and there are no ads or trailers before the film. Please contact us for information about access. www.cafamily.org.uk
Jaspar: Journey to the End of the World
France/UK/2010/80mins/PG. Dir: Sylvain Chomet.
See p26 for full details.
Toy Story 3 [2D] Sat 18 Sept • Sad 18 Medi USA/2010/103mins/U. Dir: Lee Unkrich. With the voices of Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Ned Beatty.
The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care centre instead of the attic, just before Andy leaves for college. It’s up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren’t abandoned and to return home.
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore [2D] Sat 25 Sept • Sad 25 Medi USA/2010/83mins/U. Dir: Brad Peyton. With James Marsden, Nick Nolte, Christina Applegate, Bette Midler, Roger Moore.
The ongoing war between the canine and feline species is put on hold when they join forces to thwart a rogue cat spy and her sinister plans to conquer the whole of mankind.
Carry on screaming ! Check out the calendar for details of our special screenings aimed at people with babies under one year old, every Friday at 11.00 am! Carry on Screaming allows parents or carers to see a film at Chapter without having to worry about their baby causing a disturbance.
Toy Story 3
Shop • Siopa
Shop open: Tue — Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 2-8pm. Closed Monday.
Summer might be drawing to a close, but we have a nice selection of items to keep you cosy as the autumn nights draw in. Warm up your interior décor with some twinkling flower lights or tea lights, held safely in our beautiful new silver holders. Brew yourself a soothing cuppa in one of our teapots, kept at the perfect temperature with a stylish balaclava pot warmer. How about cwtching up on the sofa with a good book? We’ve just received our copies of Nobrow, an independent, limited edition publication featuring diverse and talented global illustrators. These books are not only filled with great work, but are art objects themselves, to be coveted, collected and cherished. We’re now selling Ultrasauros pin badges in the shop. These miniature dinos have been especially commissioned to coincide with the Luna Park project which runs throughout September in Southsea, Hampshire and comes to Cardiff next spring. As always, if there’s something you’d like us to stock please let me know. Jemma, Shop Supervisor
Eat • Bwyta
Café open: Mon — Sat 8.30am-9.30pm Sun 9.30am-9.30pm Breakfast: 9-11.30am (Sun 10am-12pm) Lunch: 11.30-3pm Main Menu: 12-9pm
Our delicious, revamped menu has been up for a few weeks, so I hope we’ve tempted you with a few of the new dishes. Back by popular demand, are our homemade smoked haddock and spring onion fishcakes served with seasonal salad and homemade tartare sauce. Or why not try a chicken and chorizo salad with herby mixed peppers or a delicious homemade lamb kebab served with pita, homemade salsa, garlic sauce and salad. As some of you may have noticed, the butternut squash and beetroot salad has disappeared, and I’ve already had requests to put it back on. Fear not! It will return in the autumn. The quality of the squash at the moment is so poor that I wasn’t happy to serve it. We’ve replaced it with a warm cannellini bean, sun-blushed tomato, roasted red pepper, spinach and basil salad topped with pine nuts. Something a bit different — why not give it a try? Lex, Café Manager
Drink • Yfed After the great reaction we had to our first ever Cider & Perry Palooza in July, I thought it would be good to feature one of the local ciders on our cask pumps. Welsh Perry and Cider Championships award-winner Blindfold (5%ABV) is a medium cider brewed at Blaengawney Farm in Hafodyrynys, Gwent, less than 20 miles from our front door. It’s the perfect tipple for relaxing on the patio in the early autumnal sunshine with a Chapter ploughman’s, I’m sure you’ll agree. www.blaengawneycider.co.uk Bar open: Sat 12pm-12am, Sun 12-10.30pm, Mon-Thu 12-11pm, Fri 12pm-12.30am.
Dave, Bar Manager Free wireless internet is available in Caffi Bar Chapter.
Sut i archebu tocynnau
How to Book
Ar y ffôn galwch ar 029 2030 4400. Rydym yn derbyn y prif gardiau credyd. Galwch heibio mae’n Swyddfa Docynnau ar agor Llun-Sad 11.00am — 8.30pm; Sul 3.00 — 8.30pm Drwy’r post Chapter Rhadbost, RLYX-RTEBKYAL, Caerdydd CF5 1ZZ Danfonwch siec yn daladwy i Chapter gan ddweud pa docynnau rydych eu heisiau. Ar-lein cynigiwn wasanaeth archebu 24/7 ar ein gwefan, sef www.chapter.org Consesiynau: Mae’r prisiau gostyngol ar gael i fyfyrwyr, pobl dros 60 oed, plant, pobl ddi‑waith, pobl anabl, pobl â cherdyn MAX, Aelodau a deiliaid Cardiau Chapter. Bydd angen prawf eich bod yn gymwys. Archebion grŵp: prynwch 8 tocyn a chael y 9fed am ddim. Noder • dim ond un gostyngiad a ganiateir ar yr un achlysur • rydym yn croesawu archebu o flaen llaw ond ni allwn gadw tocynnau • mae’n bosib y gwrthodir mynediad i hwyrddyfodiaid
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. By post to Chapter Freepost, RLYX-RTEBKYAL, Cardiff CF5 1ZZ. Send us a cheque made payable to Chapter with details of the tickets you require. Online 24/7 booking at www.chapter.org Concessions: The concessionary rate applies to students, over 60s, children, unemployed, disabled people, MAX card, Chapter Members 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
Cinema • Sinema Full • Llawn Concs • Cons Card + Conc • Cerdyn + Cons
Before 5pm • Cyn 5pm £3.50 (£3) £2.50 (£2) £2.50 (£2)
From 5pm • O 5pm ymlaen £6.60 (£6) £4.80 (£4.50) £4.30 (£4)
Advanced/online prices in brackets. Prisiau ymlaen llaw/ar-lein mewn cromfachau. NB: Advanced = any time before the day of the screening.
Market Road, Canton, Cardiff CF5 1QE Heol y Farchnad, Treganna, Caerdydd, CF5 1QE
029 2030 4400 firstname.lastname@example.org • www.chapter.org
Mae Chapter yn gwerthfawrogi’r gefnogaeth a dderbynia gan y canlynol Chapter gratefully acknowledges the support it receives from the following:
The Foundation for Sport and the Arts
The Community Foundation in Wales Y Sefydliad Cymunedol yng Nghymru
Chapter is a recipient of a Google Grant award
The Baring Foundation, Garfield Weston Foundation, Foyle Foundation, Trusthouse Charitable Foundation, Jane Hodge Foundation, Simon Gibson Charitable Trust, Garrick Charitable Trust, Gibbs Charitable Trust, Oakdale Trust, Coutts Charitable Trust, Bruce Wake Charity, Follett Trust
A’r holl unigolion hynny sydd wedi ein cefnogi’n hael drwy gydol y gwaith ailwampio a thu hwnt And all those individuals who have generously supported us through the redevelopment and beyond
Registered Charity No. 500813* Rhif Elusen 500813 Designed by Nelmes Design (tel: 029 2064 5777)
2.00 6.15 8.15
Carry On Screaming: The Illusionist (PG) p26 The Illusionist (PG) p26 Mother (15) p25
The Illusionist (PG) p26 Mother (15) p25
Inception (12A) p21 The Illusionist (PG) p26 Mother (15) p25
Mother (15) p25 The Illusionist (PG) p26
Mother (15) p25 The Illusionist (PG) p26
The Illusionist (PG) p26 Mother (15) p25
SWDFAS Lecture p17 The Illusionist (PG) p26 Mother (15) p25
sat • sad 4
sun • sul 5
mon • llun 6
tue • maw 7
wed • mer 8 thu • iau 9
The Girl Who Played With Fire (15) p27 Metropolis (PG) p28
The Girl Who Played With Fire (15) p27 Russian Standard: Classic Film p30
No Impact Man (ctba) p28 The Girl Who Played With Fire (15) p27
mon • llun 13
tue • maw 14
11.00+3.00 5.45 8.30
sun • sul 12
Jaspar: Penguin Explorer (ctba) p35 The Girl Who Played With Fire (15) p27 Metropolis (PG) p28
sat • sad 11
Carry On Screaming: No Impact Man (ctba) p28 11.00 The Ll Files: Radio Recording p17 6.15 The Girl Who Played With Fire (15) p27 8.30
2.30 6.00 8.00
fri • gwe 10
11.00 2.30+6.15 8.15 5.45 8.40
Gainsbourg (15) p28 No Impact Man (ctba) p28
No Impact Man (ctba) p28 Gainsbourg (15) p28
Grand Theft Actor (15) p24 Godfather Mendoza (ctba) + Intro p23 The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (18) p27
No Impact Man (ctba) p28 The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (18) p27
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (18) p27 No Impact Man (ctba) p28
Inception (12A) p21 The Secret In Their Eyes (18) p21
Inception (12A) p21 The Secret In Their Eyes (18) p21
The Secret In Their Eyes (18) p21 Inception (12A) p21
Chapter MovieMaker p24 The Secret In Their Eyes (18) p21
3.30 5.00 7.30
Let’s Go with Pancho Villa (ctba) + Intro p22 5.00 Bad Film Club: Rattlers (PG) p24 7.30
Inception (12A) p21 The Secret In Their Eyes (18) p21
The Secret In Their Eyes (18) p21 Inception (12A) p21
Chanel Coco & Stravinsky (15) + Short p21 6.00 No Greater Love (ctba) p21 8.45
On The Edge p12
Scrabble Sunday p17 6.00 Cardiff Shakespeare Readers p12 6.30
Ruth Jones: Vigil p11
Local Reality Expo... p10 Ruth Jones: Vigil p11
Ruth Jones: Vigil p11 3.00-8.30 Alessi’s Ark + Rachael Dadd p10 8.00 Gwrando p11 8.30
Ruth Jones: Vigil p11
Ruth Jones: Vigil p11 Coffe Shop Debate p17
Strange News from Another Star p17 8.00
Gary Coyle p9 Drones Comedy Club p17
Deborah Withers p9
theatre • theatr
gallery • oriel
Gallery Closed Mondays
Magic Show, pp4+5
Iris Prize Festival Launch: Short Films p24 6.15 Mexican Film Event (no cert) p22 8.30
cinema 2 • sinema 2
Assembly: Art in the Bar Stuart Bailes, p6
11.00 2.30+5.45 8.30
fri • gwe 3
The Karate Kid (PG) p35 The Secret In Their Eyes (18) p21 Inception (12A) p21
11.00 2.30 5.45 8.45
thu • iau 2
cinema 1 • sinema 1
The Karate Kid (PG) p35 Chanel Coco & Stravinsky (15) + Short p21 Inception (12A) p21 The Secret In Their Eyes (18) p21
wed • mer 1
Calendar • Calendr september • medi 2010
wed • mer 29
thu • iau 30
tue • maw 28
mon • llun 27
sun • sul 26
sat • sad 25
fri • gwe 24
thu • iau 23
wed • mer 22
tue • maw 21
mon • llun 20
sun • sul 19
sat • sad 18
wed • mer 15 thu • iau 16 fri • gwe 17
8.30 2.30 6.00 8.30 2.30 5.45 8.30 11.00 2.30+6.00 8.30 11.00 + 3.00 6.00 8.15 3.00+8.30 5.45 6.00 8.15 2.30 6.00 8.40 2.30 6.00 8.15 2.30+6.00 8.40 11.00 6.15 8.30 11.00+3.00 6.00 8.15 5.30 8.30 6.00 8.15 2.30+6.00 8.15 2.30+6.00 8.15 2.30+6.00 8.15 6.15 8.15
Dog Pound (18) p29 The Girl Who Played With Fire (15) p27
Fan Film: Star Trek (ctba) p34 Skeletons (15) p33 The Refuge (15) p32 The Refuge (15) p32 A Fistful of Dynamite (15) p23 The Refuge (15) p32 Skeletons (15) p33 Shed Your Tears and Walk Away (ctba) p34 The Refuge (15) p32 The Refuge (15) p32 Shed Your Tears and Walk Away (ctba) p34 Shed Your Tears and Walk Away (ctba) p34 The Refuge (15) p32
Dog Pound (18) p29 Heartbreaker (15) p28 Skeletons (15) p33 The Refuge (15) p32
Earthfall: Short Films + Q&A p30 Heartbreaker (15) p28
The Wild Bunch (18) p23 Heartbreaker (15) p28 Heartbreaker (15) p28 Dog Pound (18) p29 Heartbreaker (15) p28 Dog Pound (18) p29
Mandan: Hello and Goodbye p13 The Threat of Silence p14 Mandan: Hello and Goodbye p13 The Threat of Silence p14
7.30 8.00 7.30 8.00
Mandan: Hello and Goodbye p13 7.30
Sild + Olion Byw p13
The Ll Files: Radio Recording p17 6.15 Drones Comedy Club p17 8.30
Madhvi + Aparna Sharma p12
Subtitled Screenings. Check website for details.
AUDIO DESCRIPTION. Check website for details.
2.30 Mandan: Hello and Goodbye p13 7.30 6.15 The Threat of Silence p14 8.00 8.30 3.00+8.15 Sunday Jazz p17 9.00 5.00 6.15 8.30 6.15 8.30 6.15 8.30 6.15 Zuppa: Five Easy Steps p15 8.00 8.30
6.15 8.15 2.30+8.30 6.00
5.00 8.00 6.15 8.30 6.15 8.30
Gainsbourg (15) p28 No Impact Man (ctba) p28
Heartbreaker (15) p28 Dog Pound (18) p29
No Impact Man (ctba) p28 Gainsbourg (15) p28
Please note: the stated film times represent the start of the adverts and trailers.
Russian Standard: Classic Film p30 The Girl Who Played With Fire (15) p27 BAFTA Cymru: Third Star (ctba) p30 Russian Standard: Classic Film p30 Gainsbourg (15) p28 The Girl Who Played With Fire (15) p27 Russian Standard: Classic Film p30 Carry On Screaming: Certified Copy (12A) p31 Certified Copy (12A) p31 Russian Standard: Classic Film p30 Toy Story 3 (U) p35 Certified Copy (12A) p31 The Girl Who Played With Fire (15) p27 Certified Copy (12A) p31 The Girl Who Played With Fire (15) p27 Certified Copy (12A) p31 The Girl Who Played With Fire (15) p27 Heartbreaker (15) p28 The Girl Who Played With Fire (15) p27 Certified Copy (12A) p31 Dog Pound (18) p29 Certified Copy (12A) p31 The Girl Who Played With Fire (15) p27 The Girl Who Played With Fire (15) p27 Certified Copy (12A) p31 Carry On Screaming: Cats and Dogs (U) p35 The Ll Files: Radio Recording p17 The Runaways (15) p33 Cats and Dogs: Revenge of Kitty Galore (U) p35 The Runaways (15) p33 Leaving (15) p33 The Lodger (PG) + Live Music p34 The Runaways (15) p33 The Runaways (15) p33 Leaving (15) p33 Leaving (15) p33 The Runaways (15) p33 The Runaways (15) p33 Leaving (15) p33 Leaving (15) p33 The Runaways (15) p33
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How to get to Chapter
Lleolir Chapter yn Nhreganna, y tu ôl i Cowbridge Road East, rhwng Heol Llandaf a Heol y Farchnad. Mae’n hawdd ein cyrraedd o ganol y ddinas. Ar ôl 6pm mae llefydd parcio ychwanegol ar gael ym maes parcio Gwasanaethau Dysgu Cymunedol Caerdydd sydd yn ymyl maes parcio Chapter. Uchod gwelir meysydd parcio eraill cyfagos. Mae bysus rhif 17, 18 a 33 yn gadael Canol y Ddinas bob pum munud. Ar yr M4 o’r dwyrain: Dewch oddi ar y draffordd ar gyffordd 29 gan ddilyn yr A48; wedi 6 milltir cymerwch y tro bychan i’r chwith ar yr A4119/ Mill Lane; yna’r chwith ar Ffordd Caerdydd; ewch yn eich blaen ar y B4267/Ffordd Llandaf; wedi 300m trowch i’r dde ar Market Place; a’r dde nesaf ar Heol y Farchnad; mae maes parcio Chapter ar y dde. Ar yr M4 o’r gorllewin: Dewch oddi ar y draffordd ar gyffordd 33 a dilynwch yr arwyddion ar gyfer yr A4232; wedi 6.3 milltir dewch oddi ar y ffordd ar Ffordd Lecwydd, tuag at Stadiwm newydd Clwb Pêl-Droed Caerdydd; ewch yn eich blaen ac yna trowch i’r chwith ar Cowbridge Road East; mae Heol y Farchnad ar y dde; mae maes parcio Chapter ar y dde.
Chapter is situated in Canton, behind Cowbridge Road East, between Llandaff Road and Market Road. We are easily accessible from the city centre. Overflow car parking is available after 6pm at Cardiff Community Learning Services adjacent to the car park at Chapter. Alternative nearby car parks are shown above. Number 17, 18 and 33 buses leave every five minutes from the City Centre. From the east on M4: Take exit 29 onto the A48; after 6 miles turn slight left onto A4119/ Mill Lane; then left onto Cardiff Road; continue straight onto B4267/Llandaff Rd; after 300m turn right onto Market Place; take next right onto Market Road; Chapter car park is on the right. From the west on M4: Take exit 33 and follow signs onto A4232; after 6.3 miles exit onto Leckwith Rd, towards the new Cardiff City Stadium; keep straight until turning left onto Cowbridge Road E; Market Rd is on your right; Chapter car park is on the right.
Mynediad i bawb
Mae Chapter yn croesawu ymwelwyr anabl. Os oes gennych unrhyw anghenion mynediad penodol ffoniwch ein swyddfa docynnau ar 029 2030 4400, minicom 029 2031 3430.
Access for all
Chapter welcomes disabled visitors. If you have any specific access requirements or questions please contact our box office on 029 2030 4400, minicom 029 2031 3430.