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Cinema Guide 18 Aug - 7 Sep 2017

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NEW @ MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE Based on the bestselling book series this is a raucously subversive comedy for all the family! It tells the story of two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold who hypnotise their school principal into thinking he’s a ridiculously enthusiastic and dim-witted superhero called Captain Underpants. David Soren / USA 2017 / 89 min

Fri 18 to Mon 21 Aug, Times Vary Sat 26 to Mon 28 Aug, Times vary Sat 2 & Sun 3 Sep, 2pm Filmhouse

ENGLAND IS MINE A portrait of the life of Smith’s Frontman, Steven Patrick Morrissey. Growing up in Manchester in 1970’s the talented young singer is inspired by his mother and a young painter to pursue his dream of rock ‘n’ roll stardom. Mark Gill / UK 2017 / 94 min

Fri 18 to Thu 24 Aug, Times Vary Filmhouse / Playhouse

Relaxed Performance Audio Described Performance Foreign Language Performance

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Get more from our film programme with the DOUBLE FEATURE ticket offer. Buy a ticket for one of the 1st Feature films and get a half-price ticket for one of the 2nd Features.

1ST FEATURE

War of the Planet of the Apes The Dark Tower

2ND FEATURE

The Odyseey Hotel Salvation


NEW @ MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE

2ND FEATURE Jacques-Yves Cousteau is a highly influential and a fearlessly ambitious pioneer, innovator, filmmaker, researcher and conservationist. This aquatic biopic covers roughly thirty years of his life - full of adventure and achievements in many fields. Jérôme Salle / Various 2017 / 118 min

Fri 18 to Thu 24 Aug, Times Vary Filmhouse / Playhouse

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WAR OF THE PLANET OF THE APES The final battle has arrived between man and ape and the outcome determines the fate of the whole world! With two choices on offer - cooperate or destroy - the decision has been made and this time... it’s war! Matt Reeves / Australia 2017 / 140 min

*Fri 18 to Thu 24 Aug, Times Vary *Not Tue 22 or Wed 23 Aug

1ST FEATURE

Filmhouse / Playhouse

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NEW @ MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE IN BED WITH VICTORIA A quirky and amusing contemporary rom-com about a beautiful french lawyer, who also happens to be a workaholic sex addict. Struggling to balance life at home as a single mother and in the courtroom, defending her ‘friend’ for the attempted murder of his wife, so how can she possibly find time for her needs in the bedroom.

Justine Triet / France 2017 / 97 min

*Fri 25 to Wed 30 Aug, Times Vary *Not Mon 28 Aug FL Filmhouse / Playhouse

Based on the life of one of Canada’s best-loved folk artists this films tells the story of athritic artist Maud (Sally Hawkins) and grumpy recluse Everett (Ethan Hawke). An unlikely romance blosoms between them when Maud is employed as Everett’s housekeeper. Aisling Walsh / Ireland & Canada 2017 / 116 min

Fri 25 to Thu 31 Aug, Times Vary Filmhouse / Playhouse

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NEW @ MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE HOUNDS OF LOVE It’s 1987 and John and Evelyn roam the streets of Perth (Australia) searching for their latest victim. Fate leads them to Vicki Maloney, a teen who snuck out to go to a party. Held captive in a room, Vicki must use her wits to try and drive a wedge between the crazed duo before they can murder her. Ben Young / Australia 2017 / 108 min

*Fri 25 to Thu 31 Aug, Times Vary *Not Mon 28 or Wed 30 Aug

Filmhouse / Playhouse

2ND FEATURE A warm tale of life and relationships, in Indian culture and Hindu rituals. Daya (a 77-year-old father) and Rajiv (his over-worked son) travel to the Hotel Salvation in the holy city of Varanasi. Rajiv is stressed about his responsibilities back home, while Daya (whose prophetic dream about his death led them there) starts to bloom as he befriends a delightful widow. Shubhashish Bhutiani / India 2017 / 102 min

Fri 1 to Wed 6 Sep, Times Vary Filmhouse

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NEW @ MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE THE DARK TOWER The first book in Stephen King’s epic series get the big screen treatment. The last Knight Warrior, Roland Deschain (Idris Elba), has been locked in an eternal battle with the Man in Black (Matthew McConaughey), fighting to stop the Dark Tower from falling, and with it the universe. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in an ultimate battle. Nikolaj Arcel / USA 2017 / 95 min

1ST FEATURE

Fri 1 to Thu 7 Sep, Times Vary Filmhouse

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FAMILY REWIND / PARENT & TODDLER DESPICABLE ME 3 Gru and the Minions are back and with someone new - Gru’s twin brother Dru. He’s successful, handsome, incredibly wealthy and fixated on the family history of being supervillains. He wants Gru’s help, but Gru has left the life of crime behind. Will the promise of one last heist be too much for him to resist? Kyle Balda, Pierre Coffin, Eric Guillan / USA 2017 / 96 min

Sat 26 & Sun 27 Aug, 11am Sat 2 & Sun 3 Sep, 11am Filmhouse

SUBTITLED

The subtitled screenings for June are...

Maudie - Sun 27 Aug, 5pm The Dark Tower -Tue 5 Sep, 7.30pm These films have a transcription of the film’s dialogue in English along the bottom of the screen and may also describe the film sounds.

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RELAXED SCREENING

The relaxed screening for this month is:

Despicable Me 3 - Sun 27 Aug, 11am These screenings are open to everyone, but are designed to welcome people who benefit from a more relaxed environment those with an Autistic Spectrum condition, sensory and communication disorders and people living with dementia. You can expect: - A relaxed attitude to noise and movement - Friendly staff on hand to make your visit easy & enjoyable - The lights to be on low - The volume to be turned down - No adverts or trailers before the film

TICKETS & BOOKING Filmhouse Ticket Prices: Standard £7.25 Conc £6.75 Students £5.50 Friends £5.75 Midweek Matinees £3.50 (Tue & Thu 2pm) Film Before 5pm £5.50 (Mon to Fri only) Wee Group Saver £25 (4 tickets for a film for any 4 people) Playhouse Ticket Prices: Standard £6.50 Students & Friends £5.50 Please note all discounts and offers are subject to availability, cannot be retrospectively applied and are offered at the discretion of Macrobert Arts Centre. We’re unable to offer any refunds unless an event is cancelled. You can find full terms and conditions on our website. All information is correct at time of print and is subject to change without prior notice. Macrobert Arts Centre cannot be held liable for any arrangements made due to changes to the brochure.

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EVENT CINEMA NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: YERMA The incredible Billie Piper (Penny Dreadful, Great Britain) returns in her Evening Standard Best Actress award-winning role. A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece.

Thu 31 Aug, 7pm Tickets: £15 / £12.50 Conc & Friends

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE:

ANGELS IN AMERICA PART ONE: MILLENIUM APPROACHES ANGELS IN AMERICA PART TWO: PERESTROIKA America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. Andrew Garfield (Silence, Hacksaw Ridge) plays Prior Walter along with a cast including Denise Gough (People, Places and Things), Nathan Lane (The Producers), James McArdle (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and Russell Tovey (The Pass). Part One: Thu 7 Sep, 7pm Part Two: Thu 14 Sep, 7pm Tickets: £15 / £12.50 Conc & Friends

ROYAL OPERA HOUSE LIVE: THE

MAGIC FLUTE

Mozart’s glorious opera is brought enchantingly to life in David McVicar’s production, with beautiful sets by John Macfarlane. Prince Tamino promises the Queen of the Night that he will rescue her daughter Pamina from the enchanter Sarastro. He begins his quest, accompanied by the bird-catcher Papageno – but all is not as it seems…

Wed 20 Sep, 7.15pm Sun 24 Sep, 2pm Tickets: £15 / £12.50 Conc & Friends


EVENT CINEMA KING LEAR: LIVE FROM SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE King Lear (Kevin McNally) decides to divide his kingdom amongst his three daughters, but fails to anticipate the consequences of his actions. His generosity is cruelly repaid. As he comes to realise the false values by which he has lived, he finally encounters his own humanity. This brand new retelling of one of the Bard’s greatest plays will capture your heart. Thu 21 Sep, 7.30pm Tickets: £15 / £12.50 Conc & Friends

JUST ADDED

ROYAL OPERA HOUSE LIVE: LA

BOHEME

When Rodolfo, a penniless poet, meets Mimì, a seamstress, they fall instantly in love. But their happiness is threatened when Rodolfo learns that Mimì is gravely ill. Acclaimed director Richard Jones directs a new production of Puccini’s La Bohème. Irresistible in its witty, passionate blend of comedy and tragedy, the opera focuses on the lives of a group of young artists as they eke out an existence on the bohemian fringes of Paris, the capital of the 19th century. Tue 3 Oct, 7.15pm Wed 4 Oct, 7.15pm Tickets: £15 / £12.50 Conc & Friends

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE:

HAMLET Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. Now seen by over 750,000 people worldwide, the original 2015 NT Live broadcast returns to cinemas. As a country arms itself for war, a family tears itself apart. Forced to avenge his father’s death but paralysed by the task ahead, Hamlet rages against the impossibility of his predicament, threatening both his sanity and the security of the state. Thu 5 & Tue 17 Oct, 7pm Tickets: £15 / £12.50 Conc & Friends

JUST ADDED


EVENT CINEMA ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY LIVE: CORIOLANUS A full-throttle war play that revels in the sweat of the battlefield, Coriolanus transports us back to the emergence of the republic of Rome. Caius Martius Coriolanus is a fearless soldier but a reluctant leader. His ambitious mother attempts to carve him a path to political power, but he struggles to change his nature and do what is required to achieve greatness. Wed 11 Oct, 7pm Tickets: £15 / £12.50 Conc & Friends

JUST ADDED

A thrilling and enlightening evening with this inimitable icon, as she discusses her life and work with some of her closest collaborators from the worlds of music, fashion, art and film. This follows an exclusive preview of Sophie Fiennes’ highly anticipated new film Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami. Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami takes the viewer on an intimate and electrifying journey that moves between four cinematic layers – performance, family, artist and gypsy – to explore the fascinating world of this pop cultural phenomenon. Here we see her behind the mask as a daughter, mother, sister and grandmother, alongside taking to the stage for a specially commissioned performance, with legendary hits including Pull Up to the Bumper and Slave to the Rhythm showcased in full. Larger than life, bordering on cartoon, wild, scary and androgynous – Grace Jones plays all these parts.

Wed 25 Oct, 7.15pm Tickets: £11 / £8.50 Conc & Friends


DIARY: Fri 18 Aug to Thu 7 Sep 18 FRI CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS 10.30AM, 12.45PM, 3PM 18 FRI ENGLAND IS MINE

5.15PM

18 FRI THE ODYSSEY*

7.45PM

18 FRI PLANET OF THE APES

8PM

19 SAT CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS 10.30AM, 12.45PM, 3PM 19 SAT ENGLAND IS MINE

5.15PM

19 SAT THE ODYSSEY*

7.45PM

19 SAT PLANET OF THE APES

8PM

20 SUN CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS 10.30AM, 12.45PM, 3PM 20 SUN PLANET OF THE APES

5.15PM

20 SUN ENGLAND IS MINE*

7.45PM

20 SUN THE ODYESSY

8PM

21 MON CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS 10.30AM, 12.45PM, 3PM 21 MON ENGLAND IS MINE

5.15PM

21 MON THE ODYSSEY*

7.15PM

21 MON PLANET OF THE APES

7.30PM

22 TUE PLANET OF THE APES

2PM

22 TUE ENGLAND IS MINE*

7.15PM

22 TUE THE ODYSSEY

7.30PM

23 WED THE ODYSSEY

5PM

23 WED ENGLAND IS MINE 24 THU THE ODYSSEY

7.30PM 2PM

24 THU ENGLAND IS MINE*

7.15PM

24 THU PLANET OF THE APES

7.30PM

25 FRI IN BED WITH VICTORIA 25 FRI MAUDIE*

5PM 7.45PM

25 FRI HOUNDS OF LOVE

8PM

26 SAT DESPICABLE ME 3

11AM

26 SAT CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS 26 SAT MAUDIE 26 SAT IN BED WITH VICTORIA*

2PM 5PM 7.45PM

26 SAT HOUNDS OF LOVE

8PM

27 SUN DESPICABLE ME 3

11AM

27 SUN CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS

2PM

27 SUN MAUDIE

5PM

27 SUN HOUNDS OF LOVE* 27 SUN IN BED WITH VICTORIA

7.45PM 8PM


28 MON CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS 28 MON MAUDIE 29 TUE IN BED WITH VICTORIA

5PM 7.30PM 2PM

29 TUE HOUNDS OF LOVE*

7.15PM

29 TUE MAUDIE

7.30PM

30 WED MAUDIE 30 WED IN BED WITH VICTORIA 31 THU DESPICABLE ME 3 31 THU MAUDIE 31 THU NT LIVE: YERMA 31 THU HOUNDS OF LOVE*

5PM 7.30PM 10.30AM 2PM 7PM 7.15PM

1 FRI

HOTEL SALVATION

5PM

1 FRI

THE DARK TOWER

8PM

2 SAT DESPICABLE ME 3

11AM

2 SAT

CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS

2PM

2 SAT

HOTEL SALVATION

5PM

2 SAT

THE DARK TOWER

8PM

3 SUN DESPICABLE ME 3

11AM

3 SUN CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS

2PM

3 SUN THE DARK TOWER

5PM

3 SUN HOTEL SALVATION

8PM

4 MON HOTEL SALVATION 4 MON THE DARK TOWER 5 TUE

HOTEL SALVATION

5 TUE

THE DARK TOWER

6 WED THE DARK TOWER 6 WED HOTEL SALVATION

5PM 7.30PM 2PM 7.30PM 5PM 7.30PM

7 THU THE DARK TOWER

2PM

7 THU ANGELS IN AMERICA PT 1

7PM

*In the Playhouse


Cinema Guide 18 Aug - 7 Sep 2017

THE ODYSSEY

01786 466 666 www.macrobertartscentre.org

Aug - Sep 2017 Cinema Guide  

A selection of films and event cinema screenings on at Macrobert Arts Centre from Fri 18 Aug to Thu 7 Sep 2017.

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