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Cinema Guide 8 Sep - 5 Oct 2017


Curated & presented by Macrobert Arts Centre


NEW @ MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE

DETROIT Summer 1967 in Detroit and the City is rioting. A curfew is in place and as the National Guard patrol the streets three young African American men are murdered in the Algiers Motel. With a stand-off in place, everyone just wants to survive the night in this gripping thriller from the Academy Award-winning director of The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty. Kathryn Bigelow / USA 2017 / 143 min

1ST FEATURE

Fri 8 to Thu 14 Sep, Times Vary Filmhouse / Playhouse D

A GHOST STORY Director David Lowery tells the story of a young man (Casey Affleck) who dies before his time. Forever linked to the home he shared with his wife, he tries to connect to her and the other people who pass through it. What enfolds is a touching story of love, life, loss and what comes next. David Lowery / USA 2017 / 92 min

Fri 8 to Tue 12 Sep, Times Vary Filmhouse / Playhouse

2ND FEATURE Audio Described Performance Foreign Language Performance 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

Detroit The Limehouse Golem Victoria and Abdul

2ND FEATURE

A Ghost Story God’s Own Country Tom of Finland

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NEW @ MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE

2ND FEATURE

Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but peacetime life in Finland proves equally distressing. Touko finds refuge in his liberating art, specialising in homoerotic drawings of muscular men, free of inhabitations. His work – made famous by his signature ‘TOM OF FINLAND’ – became the emblem of a generation of men and fanned the flames of a gay revolution. Dome Karukoski / Various 2017 / 114 min

*Sat 9 to Thu 14 Sep, Times Vary Filmhouse / Playhouse

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*Not Mon 11 or Tue 12 Sep

AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER Former Vice President Al Gore continues his tireless fight, traveling the world to train an army of activists and influence international climate policy. Cameras follow him - in moments both private and public, funny and poignant - as he pursues the inspirational idea that while the stakes have never been higher, the perils of climate change can be overcome with ingenuity and passion. Bonni Cohen, Jon Shenk / USA 2017 / 98 min

*Sun 10 to Wed 13 Sep, Times Vary Filmhouse / Playhouse *Not Mon 11 Sep

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NEW @ MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE LOGAN LUCKY The story of the Logan brothers, Jimmy, Clyde and Mellie, who try to pull off an elaborate heist during a NASCAR race. Trying to break the family curse and hoping to get rich along the way, they enlist their friends the Redneck Robbers. But with their run of bad luck, chances are it will not go well! Steven Soderbergh / USA 2017 / 119 min

Fri 15 to Tue 19 Sep, Times Vary Filmhouse / Playhouse

2ND FEATURE

Spring. Yorkshire. Isolated young sheep farmer Johnny Saxby numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex. The arrival of a Romanian migrant worker employed for the lambing season ignites an intense relationship that sets Johnny on a new path. Francis Lee / UK 2017 / 104 min

Fri 15 to Thu 21 Sep, Times Vary Filmhouse / Playhouse

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NEW @ MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM London is gripped in fear! A serial killer is on the loose and leaving cryptic messages in the blood of his victims. With few leads and increasing public pressure, Scotland Yard assigns the case to Inspector Kildare, a seasoned detective who has a sneaking suspicion that he’s being set up to fail. Faced with a long list of suspects, Kildare must rely on help from a witness to stop the murders and bring the maniac to justice. Juan Carlos Medina / UK 2017 / 109 min

1ST FEATURE

Fri 15 to Thu 21 Sep, Times Vary Filmhouse / Playhouse

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*Please note the screening on 16 Sep is Subtitled

MOTHER! The life of a seemingly ordinary couple (Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem) is interrupted by some uninvited houseguests. What started as a simple, everyday visit ends up sending the duo into a dramatic downward spiral, in this riveting psycological thriller. Darren Aronofsky / USA 2017 / 115 min

Fri 22 to Thu 28 Sep, Times Vary Filmhouse / Playhouse

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*Please note the screening on 25 Sep is Subtitled

IT In the town of Derry there may be a curfew of 7pm, but people are still more likely to die or disappear than in other places. Everything’s connected by the sewers and that’s where ‘It’ lives. When children start disappearing, a group of young people are forced to face their worst fears and confront the culprit - a monstrous clown called Pennywise, whose legacy of murder and violence stretches back for centuries. Andres Muschetti / USA 2017 / 135 min

*Fri 22 to Thu 28 Sep, Times Vary Filmhouse / Playhouse *Not Wed 27 Sep

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NEW @ MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE IN BETWEEN Traditional Islamic IT student Nour moves in with unrepentant chain-smoker Laila (an attorney) and her gay flatmate Salma (tattoos, a nose ring and lots of different jobs). What follows is a light-hearted story of three strong Arab women exploring their ‘girl-power’ as they live in present day Tel Aviv. Maysaloun Hamoud / Israel & France 2017 / 101 min

2ND FEATURE

Fri 29 Sep to Tue 3 Oct, Times Vary Filmhouse FL

1ST FEATURE

Judi Dench reprises the role of Queen Victoria, twenty years after first playing her in 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. Instead he found himself working as Victoria’s personal attendant and within a year, had become a powerful figure at court. Their controversial friendship nearly led to a revolt in the royal household. Stephen Frears / UK & USA 2017 / 112 min

Fri 29 Sep to Thu 5 Oct, Times Vary Filmhouse


PYJAMA SCREENING Wed 27 Sep, 7.30pm ‘On Wednesdays we wear pink.’ They don’t have to be pink, but we do want you to join us for this very special pyjama screening, wearing your pyjamas! Stripes, spots, cute, funny - it’s up to you. Just come along for some big screen nostalgia! Mark S Waters / USA 2004 / 97 min

*Tickets: £7.25 / £6.75 Conc / £5.50 Students *Other discounts may apply


SUBTITLED

The subtitled screenings for September are...

The Limehouse Golem - Sat 16 Sep, 2pm Mother! - Mon 25 Sep, 7.15pm 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 SCREENINGS

The relaxed screenings for September are...

Maudie - Wed 13 Sep, 2pm Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis falls in love with a fishmonger while working for him as a live-in housekeeper. The Emoji Move - Sun 24 Sep, 11am Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji. 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


FAMILY REWIND & Parent and Toddler CARS 3 Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician, Cruz Ramirez, with her own plan to win. He’ll also need inspiration from the Fabulous Hudson Hornet and a few unexpected turns. Brian Fee / USA 2017 / 109 min

Sat 9 & Sun 10 Sep, 11am Sat 16 & Sun 17 Sep, 11am Filmhouse

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THE EMOJI MOVIE Hidden inside a smartphone, the bustling city of Textopolis is home to all emojis. Each emoji has only one facial expression, except for Gene - an exuberant emoji with multiple expressions. Determined to become ‘normal’ like the other emojis, Gene enlists the help of his best friend Hi-5 and a notorious code breaker called Jailbreak. Anthony Leondis / USA 2017 / 86 min

Sat 23 & *Sun 24 Sep, 11am Thu 28 Sep, 10.30am Sat 30 Sep & Sun 1 Oct, 11am Filmhouse *Please note this is a Relaxed Screening

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EVENT CINEMA 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

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


EVENT CINEMA 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 English Surtitles

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

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


EVENT CINEMA

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

ROYAL OPERA HOUSE LIVE:

ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND At a garden party on a sunny afternoon, Alice is surprised to see her parents’ friend Lewis Carroll transform into a white rabbit. When she follows him down a rabbit hole events become curiouser and curiouser. As Alice journeys through Wonderland, she encounters countless strange creatures. She’s swept off her feet by the charming Knave of Hearts, who’s on the run for stealing the tarts. Confusion piles upon confusion. Then Alice wakes with a start. Was it all a daydream? Thu 26 Oct, 7.15pm Tickets: £15 / £12.50 Conc & Friends


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


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

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

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


EVENT CINEMA 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

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


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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DIARY: 8 SEP - 5 OCT 2017 8 FRI 8 FRI 9 SAT 9 SAT 9 SAT 9 SAT 9 SAT 10 SUN 10 SUN 10 SUN 10 SUN 10 SUN 11 MON 11 MON 12 TUE 12 TUE 12 TUE 13 WED 13 WED 13 WED 13 WED 14 THU 14 THU 14 THU 15 FRI 15 FRI 15 FRI 16 SAT 16 SAT 16 SAT 16 SAT 16 SAT 17 SUN 17 SUN 17 SUN 17 SUN 17 SUN 18 MON 18 MON 18 MON 19 TUE 19 TUE 19 TUE 20 WED 20 WED 20 WED

DETROIT 5PM A GHOST STORY 8M CARS 3 11AM TOM OF FINLAND 2PM DETROIT 5PM A GHOST STORY* 7.45PM DETROIT 8PM CARS 3 11AM INCONVENIENT SEQUEL 2PM A GHOST STORY 5PM TOM OF FINLAND* 7.45PM DETROIT 8PM A GHOST STORY 5PM DETROIT 7.30PM DETROIT 2PM INCONVENIENT SEQUEL* 7.15PM A GHOST STORY 7.30PM MAUDIE 2PM DETROIT 4.30PM TOM OF FINLAND* 7.15PM INCONVENIENT SEQUEL 7.30PM TOM OF FINLAND 2PM NT LIVE: ANGELS 7PM DETROIT* 7.15PM LIMEHOUSE GOLEM 5PM GOD’S OWN...* 7.45PM LOGAN LUCKY 8PM CARS 3 11AM LIMEHOUSE GOLEM 2PM LOGAN LUCKY 5PM GOD’S OWN...* 7.45PM LIMEHOUSE GOLEM 8PM CARS 3 11AM LIMEHOUSE GOLEM 2PM LIMEHOUSE GOLEM 5PM LOGAN LUCKY* 7.45PM GOD’S OWN... 8PM GOD’S OWN 5PM LOGAN LUCKY* 7.15PM LIMEHOUSE GOLEM 7.30PM LOGAN LUCKY 2PM LIMEHOUSE GOLEM* 7.15PM GOD’S OWN... 7.30PM LIMEHOUSE GOLEM 4.45PM GOD’S OWN...* 7PM ROH: THE MAGIC FLUTE 7.15PM


21 THU 21 THU 21 THU 22 FRI 22 FRI 22 FRI 23 SAT 23 SAT 23 SAT 23 SAT 23 SAT 24 SUN 24 SUN 24 SUN 24 SUN 24 SUN 25 MON 25 MON 25 MON 26 TUE 26 TUE 26 TUE 27 WED 27 WED 28 THU 28 THU 28 THU 29 FRI 29 FRI 30 SAT 30 SAT 30 SAT 30 SAT 1 SUN 1 SUN 1 SUN 1 SUN 2 MON 2 MON 3 TUE 3 TUE 3 TUE 4 WED 4 WED 5 THU 5 THU

LIMEHOUSE GOLEM 2PM GOD’S OWN...* 7.15PM KING LEAR 7.30PM MOTHER! 5PM MOTHER!* 7.45PM IT 8PM THE EMOJI MOVIE 11AM MOTHER! 2PM IT 5PM IT* 7.45PM MOTHER! 8PM THE EMOJI MOVIE 11AM ROH: THE MAGIC FLUTE 2PM MOTHER! 5.30PM MOTHER!* 7.45PM IT 8PM MOTHER! 5PM MOTHER!* 7.15PM IT 7.30PM MOTHER! 2PM IT* 7.15PM MOTHER! 7.30PM MOTHER! 5PM MEAN GIRLS 7.30PM EMOJI MOVIE 10.30AM IT 2PM MOTHER! 7.30PM IN BETWEEN 5PM VICTORIA & ABDUL 8PM THE EMOJI MOVIE 11AM VICTORIA & ABDUL 2PM IN BETWEEN 5PM VICTORIA & ABDUL 8PM THE EMOJI MOVIE 11AM VICTORIA & ABDUL 2PM VICTORIA & ABDUL 5PM IN BETWEEN 8PM IN BETWEEN 5PM VICTORIA & ABDUL 7.30PM IN BETWEEN 2PM VICTORIA & ABDUL 4.30PM ROH: LA BOHEME 7.15PM VICTORIA & ABDUL 4.30PM ROH: LA BOHEME 7.15PM VICTORIA & ABDUL 2PM NT LIVE: HAMLET 7PM

*In the Playhouse


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