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Cinema Guide 3 - 30 Nov 2017


NEW @ MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE THE DEATH OF STALIN Moscow, 1953. The unthinkable has happened and the great dictator Stalin has died. Considered almost a God by his people, his team of ministers set about telling everyone of his passing in this darkly wicked comedy. As the power grabbing ensues, can anyone survive, the bitching and backstabbing to take control? Armando Iannucci / UK 2017 / 107 min

1ST FEATURE

Fri 3 to Thu 9 Nov, Times Vary Filmhouse / Playhouse

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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 4 & Sun 5 Nov, 2pm Filmhouse

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THE BALLAD OF SHIRLEY COLLINS Regarded as the 20th century’s most important singer of English traditional song, Shirley Collins stood at the epicentre of the folk music scene in the 60s/70s. In 1980 she lost her voice in mysterious circumstances and was forced to retire. This documentary explores the story behind the icon, and chronicles Shirley’s battle, at the grand old age of 80, to rediscover the voice she lost. Tim Pleaster, Rob Curry / UK 2017 / 94 min

Sun 5 to Tue 7 Nov, Times Vary Filmhouse / Playhouse


NEW @ MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE BREATHE After contracting polio at the age of 28, Robin Cavendish is confined to bed and given only months to live. With help from his family and inventor Teddy Hall, he manages to devote the rest of his life to help other patients and people living with disabilities. Andy Serkis / UK 2017 / 117 min

Fri 10 to Thu 16 Nov, Times Vary Filmhouse / Playhouse

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TRANSCENDING THE STORM Filmmaker, Stephen Mulhearn, takes us on a personal journey of discovery following a near death experience in 1999. It shatters everything he believes to be true about life and sets him on a journey of discovery. What actually happened when he nearly died and can he find Peggy Dylan, the spiritual master who brought him back from death on the operating table. Stephen Mulhearn / USA 2017 / 56 min

Wed 15 Nov, 7.30pm Filmhouse TALK / Q&A: Stephen will give a talk about overcoming challenges, sharing insights and going for our wildest dreams!

THOR: RAGNAROCK Thor is trapped on the other side of the Universe, without his legendary hammer and in a race against time to save Asgard, when he is unexpectedly reunited with the Incredible Hulk. Up against each other in a gladiatorial battle, can they both survive and get back in time to save Thor’s homeworld from Hela, the Goddess of Death? Taika Waititi / USA 2017 / 130 min

1ST FEATURE

Fri 10 to Wed 15 Nov, Times Vary Filmhouse

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NEW @ MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE

2ND FEATURE

In the near future and a time of artificial intelligence an 86 year old woman called Marjorie is ailing. A handsome new companion who looks like her dead husband, is telling her the story of her own life. But what we chose to remember and forget if we had the choice? This film is based on the Jordan Harrison’s Pulitzer-nominated play, Exploring Memory and Identity, Love and Loss. Michael Almereyda / USA 2017 / 97 min

*Fri 17 to Wed 22 Nov, Times Vary Filmhouse

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*Not Mon 20 Nov

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS A lavish trip through Europe quickly unfolds into a race against time to solve a murder aboard a train. It seems that everyone has a motive when Detective Hercule Poirot starts to interrogate the passengers and search for clues . Can he solve this fiendish puzzle before the killer strikes again? Kenneth Branagh / USA 2017 / TBC

1ST FEATURE

Fri 17 to Thu 23 Nov, Times Vary Filmhouse

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NEW @ MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE PROFESSOR MARSTON AND WONDER WOMEN This is the incredible story of the creator of Wonder Woman and the women in his life. Dr. William Marston was a Harvard psychologist and inventor with both a wife and a lover. The three of them shared a life together and the two strong, successful women inspired the creation of one of the most iconic female superheroes. Angela Robinson / USA 2017 / 108 min

2ND FEATURE

Fri 24 to Wed 29 Nov, Times Vary Filmhouse

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2ND FEATURE

Dr. Steven Murphy (Colin Farrell) is a renowned surgeon who presides over a spotless household with his wife (Nicole Kidman) and two children. Lurking at the margins of his idyllic suburban existence is Martin, a fatherless teen who insinuates himself into the doctor’s life in gradually unsettling ways. Soon, the full scope of Martin’s intent becomes menacingly clear when he confronts Steven with a long-forgotten transgression that will shatter his domestic bliss forever. Yorgos Lanthimos / USA 2017 / 121 min

*Fri 24 to Thu 30 Nov, Times Vary Filmhouse *Not 27 or Wed 29 Nov

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NEW @ MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE SHORTS IN SUPPORT: These short films will be

screened before select New @ Macrobert Arts Centre films as part of a programme to support new and emerging film making talent.

SUCH AS LIFE

After meeting on the internet Thomas and Sarah plan a hillwalking date. But Thomas lied on his profile and turns up dressed for a night out, not a hike. A sweet and funny story about how we present ourselves and our expectations of others in this age of modern dating and filmed against the striking Scottish landscape. Stuart Elliot / 2017 / 13 min / Fiction / N/C 15+ Will be screened before all showings of The Death of Stalin

RECORD/RECORD

A photographer focuses on the real and preceived in a film about the intersection of record, memory and reality. An ingenious use of paper cut-outs to animate ideas about the gaps between reality, the image of it we hold in our minds and the image of it we record. Robert Duncan / 2016 / 5 min / Animation / N/C U Will be screened before all showings of Breathe

LIFE CYCLES

An observational exploration of routine, monotony, attention and distraction. Will we continue to let events pass us by or will we break the cycle? A detailed hand-drawn animation that tells a poignant and often humorous tale of our daily lives, while reflectin on the wider world. Ross Hogg / 2016 / 4 min / Animation / N/C 15+ Will be screened before all showings of Professor Marston and the Wonder Women


SUBTITLED

The subtitled screenings for November are...

The Death of Stalin - Tue 7 Nov, 7.30pm Murder on the Orient Express - Sun 19 Nov, 2pm These films have a transcription of the film’s dialogue in English along the bottom of the screen and may also describe the film FL sounds. Look out for foreign language films too marked

RELAXED SCREENING

The relaxed screenings for November are...

Breathe - Wed 15 Nov, 2pm Frozen / Olaf’s Frozen Adventure - Sun 26 Nov, 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


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First screening - Thu 14 Dec 0.01am


PYJAMA SCREENING

Sex. Pyjamas. Popularity. Is there a problem here? Not when you join us for this pyjama screening of this 90s classic with Paul Rudd and Alicia Silverstone.

Wed 29 Nov, 7.30pm


REWIND VICTORIA AND ABDUL Judi Dench reprises the the role of Queen Victoria, twenty years after first taking on the role for Mrs Brown, in this true story about a very unlikely friendship. When a young Indian clerk called Abdul travelled to England for the Golden Jubilee he’d expected to wait tables. Their controversial friendship nearly led to a revolt in the royal household. Stephen Frears / UK & USA 2017 / 112 min

Fri 3, Sat 4 & Thu 9 Nov, Times Vary D Filmhouse

DUNKIRK Surrounded by German troups, 400,000 Allied soldiers were trapped on the beach at Dunkirk. France had been overrun, and the Allied army defeated and trapped. In a desperate effort to save the troops, more than 800 boats - from military ships to tiny civilian fishing boats – came to help with the evacuation, that would become known as the Miracle of Dunkirk. Christopher Nolan / UK, USA, Netherlands & France 2017 / 106 min

Sat 4, Sun 5 & Wed 8 Nov, Times Vary D Filmhouse

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

The Death of Stalin Murder On The Orient Express Thor: Ragnarock

2ND FEATURE

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women Marjorie Prime The Killing of a Sacred Deer


FAMILY REWIND & Parent and Toddler CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS George and Harold are two overly imaginative pranksters who spend hours in a treehouse creating comic books. When their mean principal threatens to separate them at school, the mischievous boys accidentally hypnotise him into thinking that he’s a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero called Captain Underpants. David Soren / USA 2017 / 89 min

Sat 4 & Sun 5 Nov, 11am Filmhouse

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THE JUNGLE BUNCH Maurice may look like a penguin - but inside he’s a tiger! Raised by a tigress, he’s the clumsiest Kung-Fu master ever. With his friends, The Jungle Bunch, they maintain order and justice in the jungle, as his mother did before him. At least until evil koala Igor steps in with his army of silly baboons... intent on destroying the jungle once and for all. Eric Tosti, David Alaux / France 2017 / 97 min

Sat 11 & Sun 12 Nov, 11am Sat 18 & Sun 19 Nov, 11am Filmhouse

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FAMILY REWIND & Parent and Toddler FROZEN & OLAF’S FROZEN ADVENTURE Do you want to build a snowman? Another chance to enjoy the magic of this Disney movie and share the adventure with Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Sven and Olaf.

Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee / USA 2013 / 102 min

FROZEN BONUS FEATURETTE And just when you thought we were going to let it go (sorry)... there’s an brand new short story too. Share even more fun with your Frozen favourites and lots of winter antics with Olaf and Sven! Kevin Deters, Stevie Wermeres / USA 2017 / 21 min

Sat 25 &Sun 26 Nov, 11am & 2pm D Filmhouse Please note that the showing on Sun 26 Nov at 11am will be a Relaxed Screening


EVENT CINEMA NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: FOLLIES Stephen Sondheim’s legendary musical is staged for the first time at the National Theatre and broadcast live to cinemas. New York, 1971. There’s a party on the stage of the Weismann Theatre. Tomorrow the iconic building will be demolished. Thirty years after their final performance, the Follies girls gather to have a few drinks, sing a few songs and lie about themselves. Thu 16 Nov, 7pm Tickets: £15 / £12.50 Conc & Friends

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


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EVENT CINEMA 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

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


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

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. Wed 22 Feb 2018, 7pm Tickets: £15 / £12.50 Conc & Friends


LA FILLE DE BREST / 150 MILLIGRAMS

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A fearless everywoman stands up to a powerful pharmaceutical company in this gripping Dave vs. Goliath story - based on a real-life medial scandal that rocked France. Emmanuelle Bercot / France 2016 / 128 mins

Thu 2 Nov, 7.30pm I Filmhouse

PATIENTS / STEP BY STEP

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An uplifting, contemporary comedy-drama based on popular French slam poet Fabien Marsaud’s autobiography. It tells the story of an athletic college student who becomes a quadriplegic following an accident. Mehdi Idir, Grand Corps Malade (aka Fabie marsaud) / France 2016 / 110 mins

Thu 9 Nov, 7.30pm I Filmhouse


MARIE CURIE: THE COURAGE OF KNOWLEDGE

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This film puts a spotlight on the most turbulent years in the life of Marie Curie (1905 to 1911). In 1905 she travelled to Stockholm with her husband Pierre to be awarded the Nobel Prize in recognition for her discover of radioactivity. After years of challenging France’s male-domination academic establishment as a scientist and a women she is awarded her second Nobel Prize in 1911. Marie Noelle / Various 2015 / 95 mins

Mon 20 Nov, 7.30pm I Filmhouse

MERCENAIRE / MERCENARY

Sloane, a young Caledonian From Wallis Island in the Pacific Ocean, goes against his fathers wishes and leaves everything behind to try his luck as a rugby player in France. He soon learns that there is a high price for success. Sacha Wolff / France 2016 / 104 mins

Thu 23 Nov, 7.30pm I Filmhouse

MERCENAIRE: LECTURE

Bill Marshall, Professor of Comparitive Literary & Cultural Studies (School of Languages, Cultures & Regligions, University of Stirling) This lecture, by the author of The French Atlantic: Travels in Culture and History, will cover French overseas territories, the French in the Pacific and issues of immigration and national identity in France. It is supported by Erasmus+ and the French Department at the University of Stirling. Thu 23 Nov, 5.30pm I Filmhouse I Free

(This event is ticketed so don’t forget to book through t he Macrobert Arts Centre Box Office)

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L’AMANT DOUBLE

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An erotic thriller about a woman who falls in love with her psychoanalyst. But director Francois Ozon’s up to his old tricks, so of course it turns out to be more to him than meets the eye. The film, which is loosely based on Joyce Carol Oates Lives of the Twins, has style, sex appeal and a delicious streak of batshit crazy. Francois Ozon / France 2017 / 107 mins

Thu 30 Nov, 7.30pm I Filmhouse

San Sebastian portrayed through the eyes of 15 filmmakers, with 12 short films giving 12 distinct portraits of the city. Both veterans and rising stars in the field of films made in the Gipuzkoa province of Spain come together in this film promoted by San Sebastian, European Capital of Culture 2016. Various / Spain 2016 / 116 min

Tue 31 Oct, 5.30pm 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.

Full details of all of our supporters can be found on our website. Macrobert Arts Centre limited is a Scottish charity, no SC039546.


DIARY: 3 TO 30 NOV 2017

3 NOV VICTORIA AND ABDUL 5PM 3 NOV DEATH OF STALIN 8PM 4 NOV CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS 11AM 4 NOV LEGO NINJAGO 2PM 4 NOV DUNKIRK 5PM 4 NOV DEATH OF STALIN* 7.45PM 4 NOV VICTORIA AND ABDUL 8PM 5 NOV CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS 11AM 5 NOV LEGO NINJAGO 2PM 5 NOV DEATH OF STALIN 5PM 5 NOV SHIRLEY COLLINS* 7.45PM 5 NOV DUNKIRK 8PM 6 NOV SHIRLEY COLLINS 5PM 6 NOV DEATH OF STALIN 7.30PM 7 NOV SHIRLEY COLLINS 2PM 7 NOV DEATH OF STALIN 7.30PM 8 NOV DUNKIRK 5PM 8 NOV DEATH OF STALIN 7.30PM 9 NOV VICTORIA AND ABDUL 2PM 9 NOV DEATH OF STALIN 5PM 9 NOV STEP BY STEP 7.30PM 10 NOV BREATHE 5PM 10 NOV THOR 8PM 11 NOV JUNGLE BUNCH 11AM 11 NOV THOR 2PM 11 NOV BREATHE 5PM 11 NOV BREATHE* 7.45PM 11 NOV THOR 8PM 12 NOV JUNGLE BUNCH 11AM 12 NOV THOR 2PM 12 NOV BREATHE 5PM 12 NOV BREATHE* 7.45PM 12 NOV THOR 8PM 13 NOV BREATHE 5PM 13 NOV THOR 7.30PM 14 NOV THOR 2PM 14 NOV BREATHE 7.30PM 15 NOV BREATHE 2PM 15 NOV THOR 4.45PM 1


5 NOV TRANSCENDING... 7.30PM 16 NOV BREATHE 2PM 16 NOV NT LIVE: THE FOLLIES 7PM 17 NOV MARJORIE PRIME 5PM 17 NOV ORIENT EXPRESS 8PM 18 NOV JUNGLE BUNCH 11AM 18 NOV ORIENT EXPRESS 2PM 18 NOV MARJORIE PRIME 5PM 18 NOV ORIENT EXPRESS 8PM 19 NOV JUNGLE BUNCH 11AM 19 NOV ORIENT EXPRESS 2PM 19 NOV ORIENT EXPRESS 5PM 19 NOV MARJORIE PRIME 8PM 20 NOV ORIENT EXPRESS 4.30PM 20 NOV MARIE CURIE 7.30PM 21 NOV MARJORIE PRIME 2PM 21 NOV ORIENT EXPRESS 7.30PM 22 NOV MARJORIE PRIME 5PM 22 NOV ORIENT EXPRESS 7.30PM 23 NOV ORIENT EXPRESS 2PM 23 NOV MERCENARY 7.30PM 24 NOV KILLING OF A SACRED DEER 5PM 24 NOV PROFESSOR MARSTON 8PM 25 NOV FROZEN 11AM 25 NOV FROZEN 2PM 25 NOV PROFESSOR MARSTON 5PM 25 NOV KILLING OF A SACRED DEER 8PM 26 NOV FROZEN 11AM 26 NOV FROZEN 2PM 26 NOV KILLING OF A SACRED DEER 5PM 26 NOV PROFESSOR MARSTON 8PM 27 NOV PROFESSOR MARSTON 5PM 27 NOV WARREN MILLER 7.30PM 28 NOV PROFESSOR MARSTON 2PM 28 NOV KILLING OF A SACRED DEER 7.30PM 29 NOV PROFESSOR MARSTON 5PM 29 NOV CLUELESS 7.30PM 30 NOV KILLING OF A SACRED DEER 2PM 30 NOV L’AMANT DOUBLE 7.30PM *Playhouse


Cinema Guide 3 - 30 Nov 2017

Macrobert Arts Centre Nov Cinema Guide  

A selection of films and event cinema screenings on at Macrobert Arts Centre from Fri 3 - Thu 3 Nov 2017.

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