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Cinema Guide 1 Dec 2017 to 7 Jan 2018


NEW @ MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE LOVING VINCENT Every frame is a painting in this truly unique animated film. In a tale told through depictions of van Gogh’s artworks, Armand Roulin sets out to explore the unusual death of the great artist. On the cusp of artistic success why did he chose that moment to end his life? Hugh Welchman, Dorota Kobiela / UK 2017 / 93 min

*Fri 1 to Thu 7 Dec, Times Vary Filmhouse / Playhouse *Not Tue 5 or Wed 6 Dec

FILM STARS DON’T DIE IN LIVERPOOL Liverpool, 1978. Legendary femme fatale and eccentric actress Gloria Grahame (Annette Bening) gets involved with up and coming British actor Peter Turner (Jamie Bell). Despite the age gap their passionate affair quickly grows into a deeper relationship and their passion and lust for life is tested to the limits by events beyond their control. Paul McGuigan / UK 2017 / 106 min

1ST FEATURE

Fri 1 to Thu 7 Dec, Times Vary Filmhouse / Playhouse

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78/52 The iconic shower scene in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho (1960) profoundly changed the course of world cinema. Filmmakers, actors, critics and Hitchcock historians come together in this documentary to analyse this key moment in movie history, exploring its enduring legacy and why it has become one of the most talked about scenes in the career of the master of mystery and suspense. Alexandre O Philippe / USA 2017 / 92 min

2ND FEATURE

Sun 3 Dec, 7.45pm Mon 4 Dec, 5pm Filmhouse / Playhouse


NEW @ MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE DINA Dina and her fiancé Scott, both on the Autistic spectrum, meet at a social group for neurologically diverse adults. There’s no doubt about Scott’s devotion to Dina, but when it comes to the human touch he freezes. Her touching campaign to breakdown his shyness of physical intimacy is universally relatable. Dan Sickles, Antonio Santini / USA 2017 / 102 min

2ND FEATURE

Fri 8 Dec, 5pm *Wed 13 Dec, 2pm Filmhouse *Please note this will be a Relaxed Screening

BATTLE OF THE SEXES The tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs became one of the most watched sports events of all time. The most successful female tennis player in the world answered the challenge set by the chauvinist who thought women had no business playing tennis. Their rivalry would be decided in this ultimate grudge match, with the whole world watching. Valerie Faris, Jonathan Dayton / UK & USA 2017 / 121 min

1ST FEATURE

Fri 8 to Thu 14 Dec, Times Vary Filmhouse / Playhouse

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UNREST Twenty-eight year old Jennifer Brea is working on her PhD at Harvard, months away from marrying the love of her life, when she gets a mysterious fever that leaves her bedridden and looking for answers. She turns the camera on herself and her community – a hidden world of millions confined to their homes and bedrooms by ME, commonly called Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - in this heartbreaking, inspiring and funny love story. Jennifer Brea / USA 2017 / 98 min

2ND FEATURE

*Sat 9 to Wed 13 Dec, Times Vary Filmhouse *Not Mon 11 or Tue 12 Dec

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NEW @ MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI Picking up where The Force Awakens left off, Rey has found Luke Skywalker and is ready to start her Force training. Starkiller Base may have been destroyed, but the First Order are far from defeated and the war between them and the Resistance grows ever more fierce. The Resistance could really use a Jedi Knight on their side – but Skywalker has decided that it’s time for the Jedi to end. Rian Johnson / USA 2017 / TBC min

1ST FEATURE

Thu 14 Dec to Thu 4 Jan, Times Vary Filmhouse

A BAD MOMS CHRISTMAS Our three under-appreciated and over-burdened moms (Amy, Kiki, and Carla) rebel against the challenges and expectations of Christmas in hopes of creating a more perfect holiday for their families. And if that was hard enough, they have to do all of that while hosting and entertaining their ultimate holiday foes: their own mothers. Scott Moore, Jon Lucas / USA 2017 / 104 min

*Fri 15 to Thu 21 Dec, 7.45pm Playhouse *Not Tue 19 or Wed 20 Dec

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PADDINGTON 2 Paddington is on the hunt for the perfect present for Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday. A unique, antique book could be exactly what he needs – but when a dastardly thief snatches it first, it’s up to Paddington and the Browns to catch him and get it back. Paul King / UK 2017 / 103 min

*Fri 22 to Thu 28 Dec, 11.15am Filmhouse *Not Mon 25 Dec


NEW @ MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE FERDINAND The heartwarming story of a giant bull with a big heart who’s mistaken for a dangerous beast and torn away from his home. Determined to get back to his family, he rallies a misfit team for the ultimate adventure that proves you can’t judge a bull by its cover.

Carlos Saldanha / USA 2017 / TBC

Fri 29 Dec to Sun 7 Jan, Times Vary Filmhouse D *Not Mon 1 Jan

WONDER Auggie Pullman is a young boy with a facial deformity who’s spent his life in and out of hospitals. Starting at a new school, he’s determined to fit in and show everyone there that he’s just an ordinary kid. His parents are worried, but they know he needs to make friends and that’s just what Auggie’s going to do. Stephen Chbosky / USA 2017 / 113 min

1ST FEATURE

*Fri 29 Dec to Thu 4 Jan, Times Vary D Filmhouse / Playhouse *Not Mon 1 Jan

THE DISASTER ARTIST Bad acting, forgotten lines, abandoned sub-plots and over-the-top acting dominate the film described as the best worst movie ever - The Room. Written, directed and starring Tommy Wiseau the film has gone on to be a cult classic and the story of how it came to the big screen is captured in this comedy homage. James Franco / USA 2017 / 104 min

2ND FEATURE

*Fri 29 Dec to Thu 4 Jan, Times Vary Filmhouse *Not Sun 31 Dec or Mon 1 Jan


NEW @ MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE

The inspiring true story of Jeff Bauman, who lost both his legs in the Boston Marathon bombing. He’d already been through an unimaginable ordeal, but his struggle was just beginning. Taking on months of gruelling rehabilitation in his attempt to walk again, he became a symbol of Boston’s pride and refusal to be broken by terror. David Gordon Green / USA 2017 / 119 min

Fri 5 to Sun 7 Jan, Times Vary Filmhouse

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

1ST FEATURE

Battle of the Sexes Film Starts Don’t Die in Liverpool Star Wars: The Last Jedi Wonder

2ND FEATURE

78/52 Dina The Disaster Artist Unrest

WHERE WE ARE NOW

A personal insight into the changing relationships between daughter and trans-parent as they embark on the road to transition. A courageous piece of personla filmmaking, an area of documentary in which Scottish filmmaking has excelled in recent years. Stuart Elliot / UK 2017 /9 min / Fiction / N/C 15+ To be shown before all screenings of Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool Glasgow Short Film Festival’s Shorts In Support scheme is reviving the tradition of supporting short film by distributing Scottish short films to cinemas and sociecties to screen before features during autumn 2017.


SUBTITLED

The subtitled screenings for November are...

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool - Wed 6 Dec, 4.30pm Star Wars: The Last Jedi - Wed 27 Dec, 1.30pm 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. Look out for foreign language films too marked FL

RELAXED SCREENING

The relaxed screenings for December are...

Dina - Wed 13 Dec, 2pm Ferdinand - Sun 31 Dec, 11.15am 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


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CHRISTMAS REWIND

‘Every time a bell rings an angel gets their wings’ Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without this Festive classic. After George Bailey (James Stewart) wishes he had never been born, an angel (Henry Travers) is sent to earth to make George’s wish come true. George starts to realize how many lives he has changed and what life would be like in Cedar Rapids without him. ‘Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?’

Frank Capra / USA 1946 / 130 min

Fri 22 to Tue 26 Dec, 7.45pm Playhouse *Not Mon 25 Dec


EVENT CINEMA ROYAL OPERA HOUSE LIVE: THE

NUTCRACKER

Peter Wright’s nigh-on definitive production for The Royal Ballet ranks as one of the most enduring and enchanting versions of The Nutcracker. With its festive period setting, dancing snowflakes and enchanting stage magic, Lev Ivanov’s 1892 ballet has become the perfect Christmas entertainment. Tue 5 Dec, 7.15pm Wed 6 Dec, 7.15pm Sat 9 Dec, 2pm Sun 10 Dec, 2pm Tue 12 Dec, 7.15pm Wed 13 Dec, 7.15pm Tickets: £15 / £12.50 Conc & Friends

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: YOUNG

MARX

1850, and Europe’s most feared terrorist is hiding in Dean Street, Soho. Broke, restless and horny, the thirty-two-year-old revolutionary is a frothing combination of intellectual brilliance, invective, satiric wit, and child-like emotional illiteracy. Creditors, spies, rival revolutionary factions and prospective seducers of his beautiful wife all circle like vultures. His writing blocked, his marriage dying, his friend Engels in despair at his wasted genius, his only hope is a job on the railway. But there’s still no one in the capital who can show you a better night on the piss than Karl Heinrich Marx. Thu 7 Dec, 7pm Tickets: £15 / £12.50 Conc & Friends

ROYAL OPERA HOUSE LIVE: RIGOLETTO The corruption of innocence is at the heart of Verdi’s potent tragedy in David McVicar’s production for The Royal Opera. Rigoletto, court jester to the libertine Duke of Mantua, is cursed by the father of one of the Duke’s victims for his irreverent laughter. When the Duke seduces Rigoletto’s daughter Gilda, it seems the curse is taking effect… Tue 16 Jan 2018, 7.15pm Tickets: £15 / £12.50 Conc & Friends English Surtitles


EVENT CINEMA OSCAR WILDE SEASON LIVE: A

WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE

Olivier award-winner Eve Best (A Moon for the Misbegotten and Hedda Gabler) and BAFTAnominated actress Anne Reid (Last Tango in Halifax) star in this new classically staged production of Oscar Wilde’s comedy directed by Dominic Dromgoole, former Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe. This, the first play from the Classic Spring Theatre Company’s Oscar Wilde Season, will be broadcast live to cinemas from the Vaudeville Theatre in London’s West End. Thu 25 Jan 2018, 7.15pm Tickets: £15 / £12.50 Conc & Friends

ROYAL OPERA HOUSE LIVE: TOSCA One of the great evenings of opera, from its strident opening chords this production conjures up a world of political instability and menace. Jonathan Kent’s production captures the dangerous political turbulence of Rome in 1800. The Chief of Police, Scarpia – one of the most malevolent villains in opera – ruthlessly pursues and tortures enemies of the state. Wed 7 Feb 2018, 7.15pm Tickets: £15 / £12.50 Conc & Friends English Surtitles

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: CAT

ON A HOT TIN ROOF

Tennessee Williams’ twentieth century masterpiece Cat on a Hot Tin Roof played a strictly limited season in London’s West End in 2017. Following his smash hit production of A Streetcar Named Desire, Benedict Andrews’ ‘thrilling revival’ (New York Times) stars Sienna Miller alongside, Jack O’Connell and Colm Meaney. On a steamy night in Mississippi, a Southern family gather at their cotton plantation to celebrate Big Daddy’s birthday. Thu 22 Feb 2018, 7pm Tickets: £15 / £12.50 Conc & Friends


EVENT CINEMA ROYAL OPERA HOUSE LIVE: THE

WINTER’S TALE

Christopher Wheeldon created his adaptation of Shakespeare’s late great romance for The Royal Ballet in 2014. Building on the success of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, this production received ecstatic praise at its premiere, acclaimed by critics and audiences alike for its intelligent, distinctive and emotionally powerful story, told through exquisite dance. It is now widely judged to be a modern ballet classic. Wed 28 Feb 2018, 7.15pm Sat 3 Mar 2018, 2pm Tickets: £15 / £12.50 Conc & Friends

ROYAL OPERA HOUSE LIVE: CARMEN This is the best-known work by French composer Georges Bizet, and one of the most famous operas in the entire art form – numbers such as the Habanera and the Toreador Song have permeated the popular consciousness as little else has. The opera’s heady combination of passion, sensuality and violence initially proved too much for the stage, and it was a critical failure on its 1875 premiere. Bizet died shortly after, and never learned of the spectacular success his Carmen would achieve. Tue 6 Mar, 6.45pm Sun 11 Mar, 2pm Tickets: £15 / £12.50 Conc & Friends English Surtitles

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: JULIUS

CAESAR

Ben Whishaw (The Danish Girl, Skyfall, Hamlet) and Michelle Fairley (Fortitude, Game of Thrones) play Brutus and Cassius, David Calder (The Lost City of Z, The Hatton Garden Job) plays Caesar and David Morrissey (The Missing, Hangmen, The Walking Dead) is Mark Antony. Broadcast live from The Bridge Theatre, London. Caesar returns in triumph to Rome and the people pour out of their homes to celebrate. Alarmed by the autocrat’s popularity, the educated élite conspire to bring him down. After his assassination, civil war erupts on the streets of the capital. Thu 22 Mar, 7pm Tickets: £15 / £12.50 Conc & Friends


EVENT CINEMA ROYAL OPERA HOUSE LIVE: BERNSTEIN

CENTENARY

To celebrate the centenary year of the composer’s birth, The Royal Ballet has united all three of its associate choreographers to celebrate the dynamic range and danceability of Bernstein’s music. The programme includes two world premieres by Resident Choreographer Wayne McGregor and Artistic Associate Christopher Wheeldon, marking each artist’s first foray into Bernstein. At the heart of the programme is Liam Scarlett’s The Age of Anxiety, created in 2014 to Bernstein’s soul-searching Second Symphony. Tue 27 Mar 2018, 7.15pm Tickets: £15 / £12.50 Conc & Friends

ROYAL OPERA HOUSE LIVE: MANON Manon’s brother Lescaut is offering her to the highest bidder when she meets Des Grieux and falls in love. They elope to Paris, but when Monsieur G.M. offers Manon a life of luxury as his mistress she can’t resist. With the Lescauts’ encouragement Des Grieux cheats at cards in an attempt to win Monsieur G.M.’s fortune. They are caught. Manon is arrested as a prostitute and deported to New Orleans, followed by Des Grieux. On the run, Manon dies from exhaustion. Thu 3 May 2018, 7.15pm Tickets: £15 / £12.50 Conc & Friends

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: MACBETH ‘Something wicked this way comes...’ Returning home from battle, the victorious Macbeth meets three witches on the heath. Driven by their disturbing prophecies, he sets out on the path to murder. This contemporary production of Shakespeare’s darkest psychological thriller marks both Christopher Eccleston’s RSC debut and the return of Niamh Cusack to the company - broadcast live in the Filmhouse. Thu 10 May, 7pm Tickets: £15 / £12.50 Conc & Friends


FAMILY REWIND & Parent and Toddler THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE A team of heroic Master Builder ninjas must protect Ninjago City from the evil Garmadon – who just so happens to be Green Ninja Lloyd’s dad. They must learn to work together if they are to win the ultimate battle of mech vs. mech and father vs. son. Paul Fisher, Charlie Bean, Bob Logan / USA 2017 / 101 min

Sat 2 & Sun 3 Dec, 11am Sat 9 & Sun 10 Dec, 11am Filmhouse

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TICKETS & BOOKING

Filmhouse Ticket Prices: Standard £7.25 Conc £6.75 Students £5.50 Friends £5.75 Films Before 5pm £5.50 (Mon to Fri only) Midweek Matinees £3.50 (Tue & Thu 2pm) Family Rewind / P&T £2.25 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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DIARY: 1 DEC 2017 to 7 JAN 2018 1 FRI LOVING VINCENT 5PM 1 FRI FILM STARS DON’T DIE... 8PM 2 SAT LEGO NINJAGO 11AM 2 SAT FILM STARS DON’T DIE... 2PM 2 SAT LOVING VINCENT 5PM 2 SAT FILM STARS DON’T DIE... 8PM 3 SUN LEGO NINJAGO 11AM 3 SUN LOVING VINCENT 2PM 3 SUN FILM STARS DON’T DIE... 5PM 3 SUN 78/52* 7.45PM 3 SUN FILM STARS DON’T DIE... 8PM 4 MON 78/52 5PM 4 MON LOVING VINCENT* 7.15PM 4 MON FILM STARS DON’T DIE... 7.30PM 5 TUE FILM STARS DON’T DIE... 2PM 5 TUE ROH: THE NUTCRACKER 7.15PM 6 WED FILM STARS DON’T DIE... 4.30PM 6 WED ROH: THE NUTCRACKER 7.15PM 7 THU LOVING VINCENT 2PM 7 THU NT LIVE: YOUNG MARX 7PM 7 THU FILM STARS DON’T DIE...* 7.15PM 8 FRI DINA 5PM 8 FRI BATTLE OF THE SEXES 8PM 9 SAT LEGO NINJAGO 11AM 9 SAT ROH: THE NUTCRACKER 2PM 9 SAT UNREST 5PM 9 SAT BATTLE OF THE SEXES 8PM 10 SUN LEGO NINJAGO 11AM 10 SUN ROH: THE NUTCRACKER 2PM 10 SUN BATTLE OF THE SEXES 5PM 10 SUN BATTLE OF THE SEXES* 7.45PM 10 SUN UNREST 8PM 11 MON BATTLE OF THE SEXES 4.30PM 11 MON BATTLE OF THE SEXES* 7PM 11 MON ROH: THE NUTCRACKER 7.15PM 12 TUE BATTLE OF THE SEXES 2PM 12 TUE ROH: THE NUTCRACKER 7.15PM 13 WED DINA 2PM 13 WED UNREST 5PM 13 WED BATTLE OF THE SEXES 7.30PM 14 THU THE LAST JEDI 00.01AM,10.15AM, 1.30PM, 4.45PM, 8PM 14 THU BATTLE OF THE SEXES* 7.45PM 15 FRI THE LAST JEDI 1.30PM, 4.45PM, 8PM 15 FRI BAD MOMS CHRISTMAS* 7.45PM 16 SAT THE LAST JEDI 1.30PM, 4.45PM, 8PM 16 SAT BAD MOMS CHRISTMAS* 7.45PM 17 SUN THE LAST JEDI 1.30PM, 4.45PM, 8PM 17 SUN BAD MOMS CHRISTMAS* 7.45PM 18 MON THE LAST JEDI 1.30PM, 4.45PM, 8PM


18 MON BAD MOMS CHRISTMAS* 19 TUE THE LAST JEDI 20 WED THE LAST JEDI 21 THU THE LAST JEDI 21 THU BAD MOMS CHRISTMAS* 22 FRI PADDINGTON 2 22 FRI THE LAST JEDI 22 FRI IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE* 23 SAT PADDINGTON 2 23 SAT THE LAST JEDI 23 SAT IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE* 24 SUN PADDINGTON 2 24 SUN THE LAST JEDI 24 SUN IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE* 26 TUE PADDINGTON 2 26 TUE THE LAST JEDI 26 TUE IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE* 27 WED PADDINGTON 2 27 WED THE LAST JEDI 28 THU PADDINGTON 2 28 THU THE LAST JEDI 29 FRI FERDINAND 29 FRI THE LAST JEDI 29 FRI WONDER 29 FRI DISASTER ARTIST 30 SAT FERDINAND 30 SAT THE LAST JEDI 30 SAT DISASTER ARTIST 30 SAT WONDER 31 SUN FERDINAND 31 SUN THE LAST JEDI 31 SUN WONDER* 2 TUE FERDINAND 2 TUE THE LAST JEDI 2 TUE WONDER 2 TUE DISASTER ARTIST 3 WED FERDINAND 3 WED THE LAST JEDI 3 WED DISASTER ARTIST 3 WED WONDER 4 THU FERDINAND 4 THU THE LAST JEDI 4 THU WONDER 4 THU DISASTER ARTIST 5 FRI FERDINAND 5 FRI STRONGER 6 SAT FERDINAND 6 SAT STRONGER 7 SUN FERDINAND 7 SUN STRONGER *Playhouse

7.45PM 1.30PM, 4.45PM, 8PM 1.30PM, 4.45PM, 8PM 1.30PM, 4.45PM, 8PM 7.45PM 11.15AM 1.30PM, 4.45PM, 8PM 7.45PM 11.15AM 1.30PM, 4.45PM, 8PM 7.45PM 11.15AM 2.45PM, 6PM 6.15PM 11.15AM 1.30PM, 4.45PM, 8PM 7.45PM 11.15AM 1.30PM, 4.45PM, 8PM 11.15AM 1.30PM, 4.45PM, 8PM 11.15AM 1.30PM 4.45PM 8PM 11.15AM 1.30PM 4.45PM 8PM 11.15AM 1.30PM 1.45PM 11.15AM 1.30PM 4.45PM 8PM 11.15AM 1.30PM 4.45PM 8PM 11.15AM 1.30PM 4.45PM 8PM 11.15AM, 1.30PM 4.45PM, 8PM 11.15AM, 1.30PM 4.45PM, 8PM 11.15AM, 1.30PM 4.45PM, 8PM


Cinema Guide 1 Dec 2017 to 7 Jan 2018

Macrobert Arts Centre Dec Cinema Guide  

A selection of films and event cinema screenings on at Macrobert Arts Centre from Fri 1 Dec 2017 - Sun 7 Jan 2018

Macrobert Arts Centre Dec Cinema Guide  

A selection of films and event cinema screenings on at Macrobert Arts Centre from Fri 1 Dec 2017 - Sun 7 Jan 2018

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