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Another Year

SoulBoy 15 (83mins)

12a (129mins)

Sat 4 – Mon 6 Dec

Fri 19 Nov – Thu 2 Dec

Director: Shimmy Marcus

Director: Mike Leigh

Cast: Martin Compston, Nichola Burley

Cast: Jim Broadbent, Lesley Manville and Imelda Staunton UK (2010) Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter. Family and friendship.. Love and warmth. Joy and sadness. Hope and despair. Companionship. Loneliness. A birth. A death. Time passes.....

UK (2010) Set in Stoke on Trent, a likeable film about a young man who gets drawn into the Northern Soul scene in the early 1970s.

The Kids Are All Right 15 (106mins)

Chico and Rita

Sat 4 Dec – Fri 10 Dec

Fri 26 Nov – Thu 2 Dec

Cast: Annette Bening, Julianne Moore

15 (94mins)

Director: Javier Mariscal and Fernande Trueba Cast: Mario Guerra, Limara Meneses Spanish with English subtitles UK and Spain (2010) Cuba, 1948. Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. Rita is a beautiful singer with an extraordinary voice. Music and romantic desire unites them, but their journey – in the tradition of the Latin ballad, the bolero – brings heartache and torment.

Director: Lisa Cholodenko

USA (2010) Two teenage children get the notion to seek out their biological father and introduce him into the family life that their two mothers (Bening and Moore) have built for them.

Cinema Listings December 2010 Sales and Information 0121 446 3232 www.macarts.co.uk Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, B12 9QH Ticket Prices: Full price £6.50 Concession: £4.50 Matinee (before 5pm) £4 (including family screenings)

Made in Birmingham Reggae Punk Bhangra 12a (63mins) Sat 4 Dec – Mon 6 Dec Director: Deborah Aston Exec Producers: Jez Collins; Roger Shannon UK (2010) Reggae, Punk and Bhangra musicians from Birmingham discuss their distinctive musical styles and reflect on how music has played its own role in fostering a new sense of collective identity in the city. Including interviews and archives from Steel Pulse, UB40, Swami, Au Pairs, Nightingales, Musical Youth, Prefects, plus many more.

Out of the Ashes TBC (86 mins)

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives 12A (113mins) Fri 10 – Thu 16 Dec Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul Cast: Sakda Kaewbuadee, Jenjira Pongpas, Thai subtitled in English Thailand (2010) On his deathbed, Uncle Boonmee recalls his many past lives.

The Girl who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest 15 Luftslottet Som Sprängdes (147mins) Fri 10 – Thu 16 Dec Director: Daniel Alfredson Cast: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Lena Endre Swedish subtitled in English

Tue 7 – Thu 9 Dec

Sweden (2010)

Director: Tim Albone, Lucy Martens, Leslie Knott

The third and final film adaptation of the best-selling Millennium trilogy sees Lisbeth Salander fight for her life in more ways than one.

Pashto subtitled in English UK (2010) A feature-length documentary which follows the Afghan Cricket team in their quest, against the odds, to qualify for the 2011 World Cup.

The American 15 (104mins)

Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale

Fri 17 – Thu 23 Dec

15 (83mins)

Director: Anton Corbijn

Sun 26 – Thu 30 Dec

Cast: George Clooney, Bruce Altman

Director: Jalmari Helander

USA (2010) After a job ends more harshly than expected, this assassin retreats to the Italian countryside for solitude. But a torrid liaison with a beautiful woman means he steps out of the shadows and may be tempting fate.

An Ordinary Execution

Une Execution Ordinaire 12A (105mins) Fri 17 – Thu 23 Dec Director: Marc Dugain Cast: André Dussollier, Marina Hands French subtitled in English France (2010) An overview of recent Russian history in seven parts, starting with a look at Stalin and his mother and spanning the rest of the 20th century until the year 2000.

Cast: Per Christian Ellefsen, Tommi Korpela Finnish subtitled in English Finland (2010) It is a week before Christmas when an adventurous young boy uncovers the truth about Santa Claus. And legend has it that the jolly old man is more foe than friend...

Of Gods and Men 15 (122mins)

Sun 26 – Thu 30 Dec Des Hommes Et Des Dieux Director: Xavier Beauvois, Cast: Lambert Wilson, Michael Lonsdale French Subtitled in English France (2010) The true story of a monastery of Trappist monks in Algeria who became caught between a murderous Islamic terrorist group and the local law enforcement.

Latecomers Policy - For the comfort and enjoyment of all our visitors, latecomers will not be admitted into the cinema once a performance has started.


London Boulevard

DASH Festival

Sun 26 – Thu 30 Dec

As part of the first UK Disability Film Festival Day on the International Day of Disabled People Fri 3 Dec, mac presents an eclectic selection of films both inspiring and entertaining including BBC film Raspberry Ripple and The Best of Oska Bright.

18 (102mins)

Director: William Monahan Cast: Keira Knightley, Colin Farrell, Ray Winstone UK (2010) A man newly released from prison falls in love with a reclusive young movie star and finds himself in a duel with a vicious gangster. From the writer of The Departed.

Wed 3 Dec

www.macarts.co.uk www.disabilityfilmfestival.eu

Ticket Prices: Full price £6.50 Concession: £4.50 Matinee (before 5pm) £4 (including family screenings) Please note: Due to popular customer demand mac does not admit latecomers or allow food & drink in the cinema.

Dec

Matinee

Early Evening

Wed 1

Chico and Rita (2pm)

Another Year (7pm)

Thu 2

Chico and Rita (6pm)

Another Year (8pm)

Fri 3

DASH Festival (11.30 - 10pm)

DASH Festival (11.30am - 10pm)

DASH Festival (11.30am - 10pm)

Sat 4

Soul Boy (5.30pm) Made in Birmingham (7.15pm)

The Kids are Alright (8.45pm)

Sun 5

Soul Boy (5pm) Made in Birmingham (7pm)

The Kids are Alright (8.30pm)

Mon 6

The Kids are Alright (2pm)

Soul Boy (5.30pm) Made in Birmingham (7.15pm)

Tue 7

Out of the Ashes (2pm)

The Kids are Alright (5.30pm)

Wed 8

The Kids are Alright (2pm)

Out of the Ashes (7pm)

Thu 9

The Kids are Alright (6pm)

Out of the Ashes (8.30pm)

Fri 10

Uncle Boonmee (2pm)

The Kids are Alright (6pm)

The Girl who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest (8.15pm)

Sat 11

Uncle Boonmee (5.30pm)

The Girl who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest (7.50pm)

Sun 12

The Girl who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest (5pm)

Uncle Boonmee (8pm)

Mon 13

The Girl who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest (2pm)

Uncle Boonmee (7pm)

Tue 14

The Girl who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest (2pm)

Uncle Boonmee (5.30pm)

Wed 15

Uncle Boonmee (2pm)

The Girl who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest (7pm)

Thu 16

The Girl who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest (5.30pm)

Uncle Boonmee (8.30pm)

Fri 17

The American (2pm)

An Ordinary Execution (7pm)

Sat 18

An Ordinary Execution (6pm)

The American (8.15pm)

Sun 19

The American (6pm)

An Ordinary Execution (8.15pm)

Mon 20

An Ordinary Execution (2pm)

The American (7pm)

Tue 21

The American (2pm)

An Ordinary Execution (6pm)

The American (8.15pm)

Wed 22

An Ordinary Execution (2pm)

The American (7pm)

Thu 23

The American (6pm)

An Ordinary Execution (8.15pm)

Fri 24

A Christmas Tale Rare Exports (2pm)

Sat 25

Closed

Closed

Closed

Sun 26

Late Evening

Out of the Ashes (8pm)

The Girl who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest (7.50pm)

Of Gods and Men (5pm)

London Boulevard (7.30pm)

Mon 27

Of Gods and Men (2pm)

A Christmas Tale Rare Exports (6pm)

London Boulevard (8pm)

Tue 28

A Christmas Tale Rare Exports (2pm)

London Boulevard (6pm)

Of Gods and Men (8.30pm)

Wed 29

Of Gods and Men (2pm)

A Christmas Tale Rare Exports (5.30pm)

London Boulevard (7.30pm)

Of Gods and Men (6pm)

A Christmas Tale Rare Exports (8.15pm)

Thu 30

Fri 31

London Boulevard (2pm)

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Cinema Guide - December  

mac's cinema guide for December 2010

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