JAN | FEB 2017
La La Land CINEMA
Welcome to 2017 and QUAD’s new brochure for January & February We hope this new bi-monthly format will mean that you don’t miss some of the films that we are only able to announce on the QUAD website and weekly listings. While this is the new Year for most, January and February in cinema is the conclusion of a year of great films as we approach the final stage of the awards season. Some of the most anticipated titles, including La La Land, Jackie and Manchester By The Sea plus our tip - A Life Animated, can be seen alongside our usual selection of the best independent cinema and our popular live screening events. As a registered charity QUAD exists to inspire people from all walks of life through art, film and digital media which is done through the income from cinema tickets and QUAD Café bar. We also have many options for both businesses and individuals to help support our activities through sponsorship and donations, if you would like to know more please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org As an example of how this support is used, in 2016 we supported over 5,000 children, young people, school and college students and teaching staff to learn new skills, to approach the curriculum creatively and to improve academic attainment. This vital work goes on behind the scenes every day of the week at QUAD and we are proud that together with your support we are able to achieve so much. Weekly screening times and details of new films going on sale are announced every Tuesday. The best way to find out which films are screening and to see full weekly listings is to sign up for the FREE QUAD e-flyer, sent straight to your inbox with film times and a reminder of upcoming events. Sign up at bit.ly/quadenews For those of you who are not online, either call QUAD Box Office to hear a recorded message of each week’s screening times, or pick up a printed copy from QUAD or from your local library; all updated every Tuesday. We are also happy to send out a copy of the weekly listings in the post to anyone who provides stamped addressed envelopes, just ask at the Box office. Adam Buss, QUAD CEO
CONTENTS 4 – 9
FILMS A – Z
10 – 11
THE FRINGES FILMS
12 – 13 CHRISTMAS FILM SEASON & CINE KIDS 14 – 15 & 21 LIVE SCREENINGS 16 – 20 EXHIBITIONS – GLITCHED, TEAMLAB, FORMAT 20 – 21 PHOTOGRAPHY & CREATIVE COURSES
22 – 23 FAMILIES, CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE & DIGITAL PARTICIPATION 24 – 25 FAMILIES, CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE & DIGITAL PARTICIPATION 26 – 27 SPECIAL SCREENINGS & CREATIVE WELLBEING 28 – 29 EVENTS @ QUAD & QUAD CAFÉ BAR 30 – 31 CINEMA TICKET PRICES, QUAD MEMBERSHIP & QUAD SHOP
“YOU TALKIN’ TO ME?” A MARTIN SCORSESE SEASON
The Color Of Money
USA 2016 161 mins Dir: Martin Scorsese
USA 1986 120 mins Dir: Martin Scorsese
Martin Scorsese directs this adaptation of the novel by Shusaku Endo about two young Portuguese Jesuit priests, Father Rodrigues (Andrew Garfield) and Father Ferreira (Adam Driver) who face violence and persecution when they travel to seventeenth century Japan to locate their mentor (Liam Neeson). They witness the troubles of the Japanese Christians at the hands of the Japanese government as they attempt to purge the country of western influences. Rodrigues travels the countryside and begins to question his faith in the face of such suffering.
Proving that it is isn’t just the 21st Century Hollywood that has an obsession with sequels and remakes, here Martin Scorsese picks up the tale of Fast Eddie Felson from 1961’s The Hustler. He pairs Paul Newman’s pool shark with up-and-coming pool player, the cocky but talented Vincent Lauria (Tom Cruise). They hit the road as Eddie tries to teach Vincent how to be a hustler.
Taxi Driver USA 1976 113 mins Dir: Martin Scorsese
Goodfellas USA 1990 146 mins Dir: Martin Scorsese
Scorsese stepped back into the lives of 1990’s gangsters with this adaptation of the book Wiseguys by Nicholas Pileggi about the rise and fall of Mafia mobster turned informant Henry Hill. Ray Liotta plays Hill, a half Irish, half Sicillian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters and climbs the ranks of a Mafia Family. Winner of Best Supporting Actor for Joe Pesci’s terrifying performance as Tommy DeVito. With Robert DeNiro, Lorraine Bracco and Paul Sorvino.
One of the greatest movies ever made is reissued on the big screen. Robert DeNiro plays the isolated former Marine, who gets a job working as a taxi driver, hoping that the working nights will help his insomnia and distract him from his gnawing depression. But delving into the underbelly of New York only furthers his psychological dislocation from the world. A world class performance from Robert DeNiro as Travis Bickle drags the viewer into a dark and desperate world. With Harvey Keitel, Jodie Foster and Cybill Shepherd, alongside Bernard Herrmann’s ominous score and Paul Schrader’s excellent screenplay, this film is a tour de force. “A film that stays in the bloodstream.” Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
The Birth Of A Nation USA 2016 120 mins Dir: Nate Parker
January The Birth Of A Nation Britain On Film: Railways Collateral Beauty The Dead Zone Eat That Question: Frank Zappa In His Own Words Goodfellas Hacksaw Ridge Jackie La La Land Life, Animated
Written, directed by and starring Nate Parker, this incendiary slave drama won the Audience and Grand Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival last year. Set against the American South thirty years prior to the outbreak of the Civil War and based on a true story, it stars Parker himself as Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher in Virginia whose financially strained owner Samuel Turner (Armie Hammer) accepts an offer to use Nat’s preaching to subdue unruly slaves on his plantation. As Nat both endures and witnesses countless terrible atrocities – against himself, his wife Cherry (Aja Naomi King) and their fellow slaves, he orchestrates a revolt in hopes of leading his people to freedom. Re-appropriating the title of D. W. Griffith’s infamous 1915 Klan propaganda film of the same name, Parker’s defiant film asks viewers to clearly and honestly review America’s brutal racial past – at a time its societal effects are still much in evidence.
Magnus Manchester By The Sea A Monster Calls The Pass Passengers Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Silence Son Of Saul February Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk The Color Of Money Denial
Britain On Film: Railways
The Founder The Handmaiden
Hidden Figures Live By Night Loving T2: Trainspotting Taxi Driver Toni Erdmann
Coming in March 2017 Alone In Berlin Elle
UK 1898-1970 83 mins Dir: Various
Your chance to travel back to a time when travelling by rail was comfortable, punctual and maybe even glamorous! Britain on Film: Railways is a major new collection of rare archive films charting the history of the UK’s railways and bringing home the romance and heady freedoms offered by train travel as it expanded across the country in the early 20th century.Sourced and digitised from the national and regional archives, Britain on Film: Railways is an immensely nostalgic and evocative collection of films which document not just the glories of the railway, but also the changing social, political and economic climates of the 20th century. Please note: the programme contains a sequence of flashing lights which might affect audience members with photosensitive epilepsy.
The Mercy Smokey And The Bandit The Time Of Their Lives League Of Gods The Vikings Darkman
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Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk USA 2016 113 mins Dir: Ang Lee
Told from the point of view of 19 year-old Private Billy Lynn who, along with his fellow soldiers in Bravo Squad, become heroes after a harrowing Iraq battle. The film takes a sweeping approach to find out what happened to the members of Bravo Squad, playing the public perception against the reality. The first film from Ang Lee (Brokeback Mountain, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon) since 2012’s breath-taking Life Of Pi, this is an adaptation of the best-selling novel by Ben Fountain and stars an eclectic mix of Hollywood actors including Kristen Stewart, Chris Tucker, Steve Martin and Vin Diesel.
Denial UK 2016 110 mins Dir: Mick Jackson
Denial tells the compelling story of the legal battle between Jewish American historian Deborah Lipstadt (Rachel Weisz) and notorious Holocaust denier David Irving (Timothy Spall). It’s adapted by David Hare from Lipstadt’s own book about the 1996 libel case brought by Irving against her in London, forcing her to prove the essential truth that the Holocaust occurred and creating a landmark legal precedent. Denial is powered by performance, with Spall’s Irving a poisonous mix of insecurity and bravado, a man blinded by his own prejudice and amplified by bluster; while Weisz gives a nuanced turn as the impassioned Lipstadt, who finds herself representing an entire people in her quest to prove the truth, supported by her legal team (Andrew Scott and Tom Wilkinson). It’s an essential tale for our ‘post-fact’ times – with obvious contemporary parallels to Brexit politics and Donald Trump’s mendacious presidential campaign – documenting a pleasing and necessary triumph of truth, reason and forensic fact over ignorance and prejudice.
Collateral Beauty USA 2016 97 mins Dir: David Frankel
From the director of Hope Springs and The Devil Wears Prada comes this drama about a successful New York advertising executive (Will Smith) who suffers a great tragedy. When he retreats from life, his concerned friends try desperately to reconnect with him while he seeks answers from the Universe. A spiritual tale with an all-star cast, including Keira Knightley, Kate Winslet, Edward Norton, Michael Pena, Naomie Harris and Helen Mirren.
Eat This Question: Frank Zappa In His Own Words
Wednesday 4th & Thursday 5th January France/Germany 2016 93 mins Dir: Thorsten Schutte
The Founder is the tale of Ray Kroc, the Illinois salesman who purchased a small hamburger restaurant chain in 1961 and grew it to the one of the world’s most recognisable brands, McDonalds. Michael Keaton takes the role of Ray Kroc and is attempting to snag a Best Actor Oscar after performing in the last two years Best Picture winners (Birdman, Spotlight). He is joined onscreen by Laura Dern, Nick Offerman, John Carroll Lynch (Fargo, Jackie) and Patrick Wilson.
Made up entirely from pre-exisiting interview footage and live performances, this film brings the enigmatic, divisive avant garde musician Frank Zappa into focus. A fascinating run through some of Zappa’s greatest – and weirdest – moments. This scratches the surface of the output from a fiercely unique performer.
USA 2016 115 mins Dir: John Lee Hancock
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Live By Night
USA 2016 139 mins Dir: Mel Gibson
USA 2016 127 mins Dir: Theodore Melfi
USA 2016 129 mins Dir: Ben Affleck
Hacksaw Ridge tells the true story about the American combat medic, Desmond Doss, who becomes the first, and only, conscientious objector to be awarded a Medal of Honor in World War II. Andrew Garfield (The Social Network) stars as Doss, alongside Sam Worthington, Hugo Weaving and Rachel Griffiths. The first film to be directed by Mel Gibson since 2006’s Apocalypto, this is a real return to form that received a 10 minute standing ovation at the premiere in Venice.
This film tells the tale of the African-American mathematician Katherine Johnson and her two colleagues Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, who helped NASA catch up with the USSR in the Space Race. Using their calculations, John Glenn became the first astronaut to make a complete orbit of the Earth. Taraji P. Henson (Empire), Octavia Spencer (Oscar Winner for The Help) and Janelle Monaé (Moonlight) star as the triumvirate mathematicians alongside Kirsten Dunst, Kevin Costner and Jim Parsons.
Ben Affleck steps behind the camera for the first time since 2012’s Oscar Winning Argo and he returns to familiar territory (Boston) and to an author he knows well. This is an adaptation of Denis Lehane’s (Gone, Baby Gone, Mystic River, Shutter Island) 1920-30s-set tale of notorious Boston bootlegger, rum runner and gangster Joe Coughlin. A wild and riotous tale of Prohibition America starring Ben Affleck, Zoe Saldana, Brendan Gleeson, Elle Fanning and Chris Cooper.
USA 2016 144 mins Dir: Park Chan-wook
South Korean filmmaker Park Chan-wook’s (Oldboy) erotic psychological thriller – adapted from Sarah Waters’ historical novel Fingersmith – screened to vast acclaim in Competition at Cannes this year. It relocates Waters’ story from Victorian Britain to 1930s Korea during Japanese colonial rule. New girl Sookee (Kim Tae-ri) is hired as handmaiden to Japanese heiress Lady Hideko (Kim Min-hee), who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering Uncle Kouzuki (Cho Jin-woong). But Sookee has a secret: she has been recruited by a swindler posing as a Japanese nobleman to carry out a devilish plan of robbery, seduction and imprisonment which seems set to succeed – until Sookee and Lady Hideko fall prey to unexpected emotions.
Jackie USA 2016 100 mins Dir: Pablo Larrain
A searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American political history, seem through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (Natalie Portman). Set just after the assassination of John F Kennedy, this film follows Jackie as she struggles to maintain her husband’s legacy with dignity and poise. Chilean director Pablo Larrain (No, Tony Manero) takes on the biopic with Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan) producing. Also starring Greta Gerwig, Peter Sarsgaard as Robert F Kennedy, Richard E Grant and Sir John Hurt.
La La Land Screening from Friday 13th January USA 2016 128 mins Dir: Damien Chazelle
Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone give terrific performances in Whiplash director Damien Chazelle’s beguiling musical romance, La La Land. The setting is contemporary Hollywood, the tone light and airy, the story simple, but lent immense verve by the style of Chazelle’s direction and the chemistry and sheer charisma supplied by Stone and Gosling, who radiate charm, sincerity and emotional vulnerability as they open up to each other. They play wannabe movie star Mia and pianist Seb, both hobbled by frustrated ambition when they meet and fall in love. But success – when it finally arrives – comes at a personal cost. Rejecting cynicism in favour of sweet-natured, open-hearted romance and full of smartly choreographed musical numbers performed with heartfelt grace by its stars, Chazelle’s musical is being hailed a masterpiece – a contemporary Singin’ in the Rain – and a hot tip for awards season. “Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone shine in a sun-drenched musical masterpiece” Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
Life, Animated USA 2016 91 mins Dir: Roger Ross Williams
Roger Ross William’s (God Loves Uganda) remarkable new documentary Life, Animated has won awards and acclaim at festivals across the US. Focusing on autistic teenager Owen, it tells the story of his fascination with classic Disney animations and how they have given him both a pathway to understanding language and a framework for making sense of the world. By evocatively interweaving classic Disney sequences with vérité scenes from Owen’s life, the film explores how identification and empathy with characters like Simba, Jafar, and Ariel offer a conduit for him to catalogue his emotions and interpret reality. Meanwhile, the film’s original animation sequences beautifully expand on Owen’s interior world as he deals with the challenges of growing up. This is an unsentimental and powerful coming-of-age tale, offering a moving insight into both the experience of autism and the transformative possibilities of cinema. “Incredibly moving documentary…an educational achievement masquerading as a feel-good documentary, and a must watch. The Guardian
Loving USA 2016 123 mins Dir: Jeff Nichols
This 1958 set film tells the story of Richard and Mildred Loving, who are arrested and imprisoned because their interracial marriage violates Virginia’s laws. Joel Edgerton (Kinky Boots) and Ruth Negga (Iona, Preacher) star as the couple fighting the state. Jeff Nichols continues his great run of films after Take Shelter, Mud and Midnight Special with this understated film full of sensitive performances from a great cast.
Manchester By The Sea USA 2016 175 mins Dir: Kenneth Lonergan
Casey Affleck stars as Lee, a solitary Boston janitor who after a family tragedy, must return to his North Shore hometown Manchester-bythe-Sea to look after his brother Joe’s (Kyle Chandler) son Patrick (Lucas Hedges). There he must deal with caring for his nephew, coming back into contact with his ex-wife Randi (Michelle Williams) and confronting the weight of the past. As in his previous films You Can Count on Me (2000) and Margaret (2011), Manchester by the Sea evinces Lonergan’s eye for comedy amidst tragedy, a sprawling interest in an array of supporting characters and most of all an investigation into what constitutes the texture of real life.
Magnus Tuesday 17th – Thursday 19th January Norway 2016 78 mins Dir: Benjamin Ree
This is the moving and inspirational true story of a Norwegian boy, who in his early twenties, managed to achieve and maintain the highest rating in chess history, going on to become the greatest chess champion of modern times. The film goes deep inside the world of the uniquely gifted child-prodigy, applying a hitherto unseen instinctive playfulness to the serious mental sport of chess. Ten years in the making tracing the earliest developments Magnus’ life through his remarkable rise.
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Passengers USA 2016 116 mins Dir: Morten Tyldum
A Monster Calls Screening from Monday 2nd January USA/Spain 2016 108 mins Dir: J A Bayona
Set in an industrial northern town, 12 year-old Connor is thrown into turmoil on learning of his mother’s (Felicity Jones) terminal illness. Wracked with feelings of loss, guilt and anger, Connor is confronted one night by a monstrous tree come to life (voiced by Liam Neeson). The monster will come for Connor on three nights, each night with a different tale. On the fourth night, Connor must face his truth and tell his own story. Spanish director Bayona (The Orphanage, The Impossible) brings a shattering emotional power, combining superbly pitched drama with exquisite watercolour animation in this heart-breaking and magical tale.
Morten Tyldum returns after the Oscar Winning The Imitation Game with a film that couldn’t be further from the period drama’s code breaking. Passengers stars two of Hollywood hottest stars as Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook) and Chris Pratt (Guardians Of The Galaxy) play two people on a journey to a distant planet. When a malfunction in their sleep chambers wake them up 90 years before they are due to arrive, Aurora and James find themselves stranded on a spaceship with only each other for company.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story USA/UK 2016 134 mins Dir: Gareth Edwards
Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones), a Rebellion soldier and criminal, is about to experience her biggest challenge yet when Mon Mothma gives her the mission to steal the plans about the new Empire weapon, the planet killer The Death Star. After the hugely successful relaunch of the Star Wars universe on the big screen, this Christmas jumps back decades to a time between the rise of the Empire and the events in Star Wars: A New Hope. Director Gareth Edwards (Monsters, Godzilla) picks up the reins to direct a cast packed with amazing actors like Ben Mendelsohn, Riz Ahmed, Mads Mikkelsen, Donnie Yen, Diego Luna and Forest Whitaker. Also returning is James Earl Jones providing the voice of the iconic Darth Vader.
T2: Trainspotting UK 2017 Dir: Danny Boyle
The Pass Friday 13th – Sunday 15th January UK 2016 87 mins Dir: Ben A. Williams
This film follows a closeted gay professional football player and a friend from his early playing days. Jason and Ade have been friends since they were eight, on the verge of their first-ever game for the first team, one of them kisses the other. The impact of this ‘pass’ is felt over the next ten years of their lives. Starring Russell Tovey as Jason and Arinze Kene as Ade, director Ben A. Williams brings to the screen the critically acclaimed Royal Court play by John Connelly.
Choose Life. Renton, Sickboy, Begbie, Spud and Diane return after 20 years since the original zeitgeist capturing film which surprised audiences in 1996. Ewan McGregor returns as Mark Renton, himself returning to the only place he can ever call home. Everyone is waiting for him. Spud (Ewen Bremner), Sick Boy (Jonny Lee Miller) and the dangerously psychotic Begbie (Robert Carlyle).
Germany 2016 162 mins Dir: Maren Ade
German filmmaker Maren Ade’s (Everyone Else) astonishing Toni Erdmann was hailed as one of the standout films of Cannes 2016, where it premiered in Competition (the first German film to debut there in 10 years) and won the FIPRESCI Best Film award. It’s a broad, outrageously funny comedy about the relationship between a father and daughter. Peter Simonischek is Winifried, a divorced teacher with a baffling penchant for wacky humour, frequently donning comedy wigs and false teeth. His daughter Ines (Sandra Hüller) – a sleek oil company advisor – is less amused by such jokes; but Winifried suspects she is unhappy and so kindly decides to show up at her offices in a new guise: that of ‘Toni Erdmann’. “an uproarious movie with a lot of big laughs.” Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
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HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY 2017 EVENTS IN QUAD
Holocaust Memorial Day Event Thursday 26th January from 7:45pm
An evening of words, music and dance with this year’s theme How Can Life Go On.
Son Of Saul
Monday 23rd January at 6:30pm Hungary 2015 107 mins Dir: László Nemes
This unforgettable Holocaust drama is the incredible debut feature from László Nemes. Saul is a HungarianJewish prisoner in Auschwitz whose horrific job in the Sonderkommado – group of prisoners given special tasks and minor privileges – is to help burn the camp’s dead. Finding a body he takes to be his son’s, he tries to arrange a clandestine burial while the other members of the Sonderkommando are planning to destroy the crematorium. Saul is intent on his personal quest to grant his son a burial and restore his humanity. Winner of the Grand Prix at Cannes, Best Foreign Language winners at the Golden Globes and the Oscars in 2016. “An outstanding, excoriating look at evil in Auschwitz… a movie of extraordinary focus and courage” Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian
The Holocaust and subsequent genocides took place because the local populations allowed insidious persecution to take root. Whilst some actively supported or facilitated state policies of persecution, the vast majority stood by silently – at best, afraid to speak out; at worst, indifferent. Bystanders enabled the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution and subsequent genocides. This year’s theme explores the impact of genocide on subsequent generations. Expect spoken word contributions from the Armenian community, performances of Jewish, Bosnian and Ukrainian traditional music plus a band comprising members of both groups; dance performances from the internationally-renowned Derby-based troupe Hoverla and flamenco dancing by Derby’s Gypsy community, a performing arts presentation and much more from Derby’s diverse communities. Admission is FREE but limited; please book in advance through QUAD Box Office.
Part of a series of events organised by Derby’s HMD group, for more details of events, please see: www.hmd.org.uk & www.derbyholocaustmemorialday.org
QUAD has introduced an offer for 16 -25 year olds to see the best in world, independent, Hollywood and event cinema at QUAD. The £3.50 tickets are available 45 minutes before the show time, and can be redeemed by simply joining our scheme with a proof of your age. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers.
10th – 12th FEB
Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2017 What We Really Want – Desires, Hopes and Impulses in Japanese Cinema
Pieta In The Toilet
Japan 2015 120 mins Dir: Daishi Matsunaga
A drama conceived and written by Gospel director Matsunaga Daishi, who took his inspiration from the sickbed diary of manga creator Tezuka Osamu. Noda Yojiro of the rock band Radwimps makes his acting debut in the lead role of a young man with terminal cancer. Hiroshi (Noda) has given up on his dream of becoming a painter, and makes ends meet by working part-time as a window cleaner. One day, he collapses on the job, and is told by a doctor that he has only three months left to live. After immediately admitting himself to hospital, Hiroshi meets a bold high school girl named Mai (Sugisaki Hana), and his interaction with her leads him to come to terms with his own life and death.
Odd Obsession (Kagi) S Japan 1959 107 mins Dir: Kon Ichikawa
A middle-aged husband of a younger woman finds her youth intimidating to the point that he cannot become aroused. His solution involves the introduction of his daughter’s lover to his wife. From Kon Ichikawa, director of An Actor’s Revenge and The Burmese Harp.
Kabukicho Love Hotel
Japan 2014 135 mins Dir: Hiroki Ryuichi
An ensemble drama depicting men and women whose lives intersect at a love hotel in the Kabukicho district of Shinjuku, from the Vibrator duo of director Hiroki Ryuichi and screenwriter Arai Haruhiko. It stars Sometani Shota, winner of Venice International Film Festival’s Marcello Mastroianni Award for Best New Talent in 2011 for his performance in Himizu. Toru (Sometani) manages a love hotel in a corner of Kabukicho. His girlfriend Saya (Maeda Atsuko), an aspiring musician, is under the impression he works at a top class hotel. Meanwhile, Toru’s workplace acts as a staging ground for people engaged in various matters of love and lust.
Flying Colours: How A Teen Girl Went From Academic Absurdity To An Elite University In One Amazing Year (Birigyaru Gakunen Biri no Gyaru ga Ichinen de Hensachi wo 40 Agete Keio Daigaku ni Geneki Goukakushita Hanashi) S Japan 2015 117 mins Dir: Nobuhiro Doi
A story told alongside musical masterpieces that will once again melt your heart! Film adaptation of the non-fiction bestseller with 650,000 copies sold. The film depicts the struggles of an airhead girl with bleached hair at the bottom of her class who strives to pass the entrance exam for the prestigious Keio University. Kudo Sayaka (Kasumi Arimura), who attends an all-girl’s high school in Nagoya, enrols in a cram school at her mother’s behest. Sayaka is indifferent to her studies, ranks at the bottom of her class, and has the academic skills of a fourth grader, but she joins forces with her teacher Tsubota (Ito Atsushi) and tries to pass the extraordinarily competitive entrance exam for Keio University.
Flora On The Sand (Suna no Ue no Shokubutsugan)
Lady Maiko (Maiko ha Redii) S
Japan 1964 95 mins Dir: Ko Nakahira
One evening, cosmetics salesman Ichiro Iki is drawn into conversation with an unfamiliar young lady Akiko. She invites Ichiro back to a hotel where they make love but part without even exchanging names. A week later, they have a second chance encounter. This time, Ichiro is the one who pursues her. Akiko then begs Ichiro to give her sister, Kyoko, absolute hell. Akiko resents her sister for constantly lecturing her about the chastity of women on one hand, whilst indulging in promiscuous activity on the other. Ichiro takes an interest in Kyoko and sets out towards her bar… Meanwhile Ichiro is obsessed with the idea that his wife had an affair with his deceased father. A fascinating drama featuring frank depictions of sexuality which mark it out as ahead of its time.
Japan 2014 135 mins Dir: Madayuki Suo
Haruko was born and raised in Kagoshima Prefecture, but now lives in Kyoto. To become a maiko (apprentice geisha) in the entertainment district of Kyoto, Haruko struggles to learn the Kyoto dialect, songs and dances. Winner of Newcomer of The Year at the Japanese Academy Awards.
Destruction Babies (Disutorakushon Beibiizu)
Japan 2016 108 mins Dir: Tetsuya Mariko
Pale Moon (Kami no Tsuki)
Japan 2014 126 mins Dir: Daihachi Yoshida
An adaptation of popular author Kakuta Mitsuyo’s eponymous novel by The Kirishima Thing director Yoshida Daihachi. It depicts the downfall of a housewife who falls head over heels in love and into a life of crime. Miyazawa Rie, starring in her first film in seven years, convincingly plays the protagonist who plummets toward her own destruction. Wakaba Bank contract employee Rika (Miyazawa) meets university student Kota (Ikematsu Sosuke) at a client’s home. Unknown to her husband Masafumi (Tanabe Seiichi), she engages in secret rendezvous with Kota, and begins to embezzle money from her clients’ accounts to buy expensive cosmetics and pay off Kota’s debt.
Taira Ashihara (Yuya Yagira) and his younger brother Shota (Nijiro Murakami) live by themselves in the small seaport town Mitsuhama in the western part of Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture. Taira Ashihara always gets into fights and decides to get out of the town to downtown Matsuyama. Yuya Kitahara (Masaki Suda) becomes interested in Taira Ashihara and they head out of town with Nana (Nana Komatsu) who was in the car when they stole it. Meanwhile, younger brother Shota comes to Matsuyama to find Taira. Winner of the Best Emerging Director award at the Locarno Film Festival (2016).
A Silent Voice (Koe no Katachi)
Japan 2016 130 mins Dir: Naoko Yamad
“Shoya Ishida starts bullying the new girl in class, Shoko Nishimiya, because she is deaf. But as the teasing continues, the class starts to turn on Shoya for his lack of compassion. When they leave elementary school, Shoko and Shoya do not speak to each other again… until an older, wiser Shoya, tormented by his past behaviour, decides he must see Shoko once more. He wants to atone for his sins, but is it already too late…?” Scotland Loves Anime
Friday 6th January at 8:45pm Japan 2016 106 mins Dir: Makoto Shinkai
Tokyo teenager Taki works part-time in an Italian restaurant and aspires to become an artist whilst all country girl Mitsuha wants is to escape her rural life and head for the city. At night the two undergo a mysterious transportation into each other’s bodies. The two begin to search for the secret behind their miraculous connection and work out how it is linked to the fall of a comet a month earlier. This wonderful anime came out of nowhere to become the biggest hit at the Japanese box office in 2016, and has drawn comparisons to Studio Ghibli for its warm hearted and fantasy filled depiction of both the excitement and pangs of teenage life.
Donnie Darko Friday 13th – Sunday 15th January USA 2001 113 mins Dir: Richard Kelly
Donnie is a troubled high school student: in therapy, prone to sleep walking and beset by his imaginary friend, a six-foot rabbit named Frank, who tells him the world is going to end in 28 days 06 hours 42 minutes and 12 seconds. Featuring a star-making performance from Jake Gyllenhaal and turns by Maggie Gyllenhaal, Patrick Swayze, Drew Barrymore and Mary McDonnel plus an evocative soundtrack of ‘80s classics, including the memorable version of Mad World.
“Anime at its very best” Robbie Collin, The Daily Telegraph
Willow Friday 3rd February at 8:30pm USA/UK 1988 126 mins Dir: Ron Howard
When a baby with a special birthmark is born in the fortress of Queen Baumorda (Jean Marsh), it falls to unlikely hero Willow Ulfgood (Warwick Davies) to save the child from certain death and deliver her to good witch Raziel (Patricia Hayes). On his journey he joins forces with the roguish Madmartigan (Val Kilmer) and the pair are pursued by the Baumorda’s daughter Sorsha (Joanne Whalley) and an assortment of fearsome creatures. High fantasy from George Lucas (Star Wars) and Ron Howard (Splash, Apollo 13).
Desperately Seeking Madonna Film and DJ Night! Desperately Seeking Susan Friday 24th February at 8:00pm USA 1985 100 mins Dir: Susan Seidelman
Madonna’s first major screen role, Desperately Seeking Susan is set in New York, where two women – a bored housewife and a bohemian drifter – are linked by various announcements in the personal column of a newspaper. A cast of hipster extras includes comedian Steven Wright; John Turturro; Michael Badalucco and Laurie Metcalf, Richard Hell, and performance artist Ann Magnuson. The dance-club sequence helped launch the hit ‘Into the Groove’. Join us in the Café/Bar before and after the screening where we will be spinning some of the Queen of Pop’s finest cuts!
BREAD & ROSES The Dead Zone Friday 20th January at 8:45pm USA 1983 103 mins Dir: David Cronenberg
David Cronenberg brings to life Stephen King’s book about a man who emerged from a 5-year coma as a result of a car accident in stormy weather and discovers he has powers that allow him to see a person’s past, present and future if he touches them. When he shakes the hand of US politician (Martin Sheen), he has a vision of him becoming president and launching a nuclear strike against Russia. Should he have assassinated the man for the actions he hasn’t done yet?... Screening on the day Donald Trump is inaugurated as President of the United States.
Phantasm Friday 17th & Saturday 18th February USA 1979 88 mins Dir: Don Coscarelli
“The Ball is Back! When the residents of a sleepy Oregon town being dying under strange circumstances, inquisitive teen Mike sets out to unearth the truth. With big brother Jody and the local ice cream man in tow, Mike discovers the town’s malevolent mortician is behind the bizarre deaths and sets out on a deadly mission to stop him. A phantasmagorical fusion of surreal imagery, outlandish plotting and good, old fashioned scares, this low budget wonder is much imitated, but rarely matched. And it feels as fresh, inventive and downright bizarre as it did when it first emerged” – BFI London Film Festival
Twice Upon A Time
Monday 16th January at 6:30pm Lebanon/Qatar/USA 2016 74 mins Dir: Niam Itani
“Director Niami Itani fled with her family from Beirut to Ghazzeh in 1989, seeking refuge from the Lenanese Civil War. Despite living in poverty, Itani describes her childhood years in Ghazzeh as ‘the best days of my life’, as families lived in solidarity. Connecting with Khalil, a young Syrian refugee in Ghazzeh in 2012, Itani has created a film of profound sensitivity, chronicling the effects of trauma past and present, and their shared hopes for the future.” Edinburgh Film Festival
Shadow World Monday 20th February at 6:30pm Belgium/Denmark 2016 94 mins Dir: Johan Grimonprez
Cabaret Sunday 8th – Tuesday 10th January USA 1972 123 mins Dir: Bob Fosse
“Winner of eight Oscars, including Direction, Music, Actress (Liza Minnelli) and Supporting Actor (Joel Grey). The glamour of Berlin in the 1930s is offset by the menace of rising Nazism in Fosse’s brilliant, bitter-sweet musical. Minnelli creates in Sally Bowles one of cinema’s all time divas, and Joel Grey is unforgettable as the Cabaret’s master of ceremonies” – BFI
A devastating and courageous exploration of the international arms trade – the only business that counts its profits in billions and its costs in human lives. Based on the book The Shadow World by Andrew Feinstein, director Johan Grimonprez assembles an eye popping array of new and archival footage of weapons manufacturers, world leaders, arms dealers, military leaders and behind-the-scenes movers that come under scrutiny in the documentary. Exposing a shadow world of corruption, slush funds, drones, illicit bed partners and whole lot of lies and greed from the early 80s up to the present day. The aim is to perpetuate war in order to generate more profits.
LIVE SCREENINGS No Man’s Land Encores: Monday 2nd January at 7:00pm & Tuesday 3rd January at 1:00pm UK 2016 Dir: Sean Mathias
Hedda Gabler Thursday 9th March at 6:45pm
Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage in Harold Pinter’s No Man’s Land, broadcast live from Wyndham’s Theatre, London and followed by an exclusive Q&A with the cast and director Sean Mathias. Also starring Owen Teale and Damien Molony, this revival of Pinter’s comic classic is set on a summer’s evening, as two ageing writers, Hirst and Spooner, meet in a Hampstead pub and continue their drinking into the night at Hirst’s stately house nearby. As the pair become increasingly inebriated, and their stories increasingly unbelievable, the lively conversation soon turns into a revealing power game, further complicated by the return home of two sinister younger men. “I suspect we will be toasting this production ages hence.” Daily Telegraph “Two of the greatest actors ever born in one of the greatest plays ever written.” Time Out
Encores: Monday 3rd April at 7:00pm & Tuesday 4th April at 1:00pm UK 2017 Dir: Ivo Van Hove
“I’ve no talent for life.” Just married. Bored already. Hedda longs to be free... Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in trouble. Trapped but determined, Hedda tries to control those around her, only to see her own world unravel. A modern production of Ibsen’s masterpiece by Patrick Marber with Ruth Wilson in the title role.
Thursday 2nd February at 7:00pm Encores: Monday 27th February at 7:00pm & Tuesday 28th February at 1:00pm UK 2016 210 mins Dir: Peter Shaffer
Music. Power. Jealousy. Lucian Msamati (Luther, Game of Thrones) plays Salieri in Peter Shaffer’s iconic play, broadcast live from the National Theatre, and with live orchestral accompaniment by Southbank Sinfonia.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a rowdy young prodigy, arrives in Vienna, the music capital of the world – and he’s determined to make a splash. Awestruck by his genius, court composer Antonio Salieri has the power to promote his talent or destroy his name. Seized by obsessive jealousy he begins a war with Mozart, with music, and ultimately, with God.
Encores: Monday 17th April at 1:00pm and Tuesday 18th April at 7:00pm
After winning multiple Olivier and Tony Awards when it had its premiere at the National Theatre in 1979, Amadeus was adapted into an Academy Award-winning film.
Saint Joan Thursday 16th February at 6:45pm Encores: Monday 6th March at 7:00pm & Tuesday 7th March at 1:00pm UK 2017 Dir: Josie Rourke
Broadcast live from the Donmar Warehouse, Bernard Shaw’s classic play follows the life and trial of a young country girl who declares a bloody mission to drive the English from France. As one of the first Protestants and nationalists, she threatens the very fabric of the feudal society and the Catholic Church across Europe. Starring Gemma Arterton as Joan of Arc.
Thursday 18th April at 7:00pm
Dir: Simon Godwin
Tamsin Greig is Malvolia in a new twist on Shakespeare’s classic comedy of mistaken identity. A ship is wrecked on the rocks. Viola is washed ashore but her twin brother Sebastian is lost. Determined to survive on her own, she steps out to explore a new land. So begins a whirlwind of mistaken identity and unrequited love. The nearby households of Olivia and Orsino are overrun with passion. Where music is the food of love, and nobody is quite what they seem, anything proves possible. NT Live Tickets £17, £15 concessions, £13 QUAD Members
RSC Live: The Tempest Wednesday 11th January at 7:00pm Running time – 3hrs 30mins
On a distant island a man waits. Robbed of his position, power and wealth, his enemies have left him in isolation. But this is no ordinary man, and this is no ordinary island. Prospero is a magician, able to control the very elements and bend nature to his will. When a sail appears on the horizon, he reaches out across the ocean to the ship that carries the men who wronged him. Creating a vast magical storm, he wrecks the ship and washes his enemies up on the shore. When they wake they find themselves lost on a fantastical island where nothing is as it seems. In a unique partnership with Intel, the RSC will be using today’s most advanced technology in a bold re-imagining of Shakespeare’s magical play, creating an unforgettable theatrical experience. Simon Russell Beale returns to the RSC after 20 years to play Prospero in a production directed by Artistic Director Gregory Doran.
RSC Live: Julius Caesar Wednesday 26th April at 7:00pm & Monday 8th May at 1:00pm
RSC Live: Antony & Cleopatra Wednesday 24th May at 7:00pm & Monday 12th June at 1:00pm
RSC Live: Titus Andronicus Wednesday 9th August at 7:00pm & Monday 21st August at 1:00pm
RSC Live Tickets: £17, £15 Concessions and £13 QUAD Members
The Australian Ballet The Fairy Tale Series
Coppelia Wednesday 19th April at 7:00pm
Angus Jackson directs Shakespeare’s epic political tragedy, as the race to claim the empire spirals out of control. Caesar returns from war, all-conquering, but mutiny is rumbling through the corridors of power. The Rome season in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre opens with the politics of spin and betrayal turning to violence. Following his sell-out productions of Tom Morton-Smith’s Oppenheimer (2014) and James Fenton’s adaptation of Don Quixote (2016), Season Director Angus Jackson steers the thrilling action.
A sparkling tale of magic and mischief, Coppelia has everything a good story ballet should: a touch of enchantment, a dash of romance and masses of sumptuous costumes. Sorcery and masquerade, romance and high jinks – this is the funniest, sunniest ballet you’ll see all year. Tickets: £17, £15 Concessions and £13 QUAD Members
EXHIBITION ON SCREEN EXHIBITION ON SCREEN brings blockbuster art events from galleries around the world to cinemas. Intertwined with artist biographies and exclusive behind-the-scenes footage from the galleries, the films are informative, accessible and entertaining. The films are shot for the big screen and offer an immersive, cinematic journey through the world’s most loved art and its creators.
EOS: I, Claude Monet Tuesday 21st February at 7:00pm & Thursday 23rd February at 1:00pm / 90 mins
In this striking film from award winning Phil Grabsky, we take a new look at arguably the world’s favourite artist – through his own words. Using letters and other private writings I, Claude Monet reveals new insight into the man who not only painted the picture that gave birth to impressionism but who was perhaps the most influential and successful painter of the 19th and 20th centuries. Monet’s life is a gripping tale about a man who, behind his sun-dazzled canvases, often suffered from feelings of depression, loneliness, even suicide. An unmissable cinematic immersion into some of the most loved and iconic scenes in Western Art.
EOS: The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism Tuesday 21st March at 7:00pm & Thursday 23rd March at 1:00pm / 90 mins
Following the smash hit Painting The Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse comes a new film based on the hugely popular exhibition ‘The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887-1920’ from the Florence Griswold Museum in Connecticut, widely considered a home of American Impressionism. aking its lead from French artists like Renoir and Cezanne, the T American impressionist movement followed its own path which over a thirty-year period reveals as much about America as a nation as it does about its art as a creative power-house. It’s a story closely tied to a love of gardens and a desire to preserve nature in a rapidly urbanizing nation. Travelling to studios, gardens and famous locations throughout the United States, UK and France, this mesmerising film is a feast for the eyes.
EOS: Michelangelo: Love and Death Tuesday 13th June at 7:00pm & Thursday 15th June at 1:00pm
To coincide with a glorious new exhibition at the National Gallery of London, this film offers a full and fresh biography of Michelangelo who, with Leonardo, is considered one of the greatest artists of the Renaissance – and perhaps of all time. This film explores his relationship with his contemporaries and his immense artistic practice which included painting, sculpture and architecture. Not least the universally adored David in Florence, the Sistine Chapel in Rome and the Manchester Madonna (today at the National Gallery). This major new film goes to the heart of just who was this tempestuous, passionate but much loved genius. Tickets: £13, £11 concessions & £10 QUAD Members.
CINE KIDS Cine Kids are family friendly screenings held every Saturday, Sunday and daily during school holidays. Cine Kids Membership covers the whole family at the same address until the youngest child reaches 16 years. All tickets are £3.50 for Cine Kids Club Members. Cine Kids Membership is free and open to all families with children aged 16 or under and available from QUAD Box Office. Please see bit.ly/cinekidsatquad, call QUAD Box office or join our Facebook group bit.ly/fbcinekids for details of the next film screenings.
USA 2016 103 mins Dir: Ron Clements, John Musker, Don Hall & Chris Williams
USA 2016 104 mins Dir: Chris Wedge
Moana Waialiki, an adventurous sea voyager, is the only daughter of a long line of navigators. When her people are in trouble she sets off on a daring mission to become a master way-finder. Joining her is the once mighty Maui (Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) as they sail across the open ocean on an action packed journey.
This family friendly fantasy adventure sees Tripp, a young motoring fan, who builds a Monster Truck from bits and pieces of scrapped cars and a very special engine… an actual Monster! With Lucas Till, Jane Levy, Rob Lowe and Danny Glover.
Sing The Lego Batman Movie
USA 2017 110 mins Dir: Garth Jennings
USA 2017 90 mins Dir: Chris McKay
Set in a world like ours, but entirely inhabited by animals, a koala bear named Buster Moon has one final chance to restore his theatre to its former glory by producing the world’s greatest singing competition.
Spinning off from the excellent The Lego Movie, the show-stealing Batman fires a zipline into his own movie. Here Batman and his alter ego Bruce Wayne must not only deal with the crazed criminals of Gotham City but raise a boy he has adopted. Anarchic comedy fun!
Image credit: teamLab, What a Loving, and Beautiful World, 2011. Photo by Charlotte Jopling.
teamLab What a Loving, and Beautiful World QUAD Gallery, Until 5th February 2017
“Lose yourself in teamLab’s immersive lightworks. Outside on solid ground, real-world Japan takes some adjusting to. It’s quite easy to leave your mind behind amid the make-believe, where time, space and worry are dropped and imagination roams free” - Elly Parsons, Wallpaper The interdisciplinary creative collective teamLab from Japan are ‘Ultra-technologists’ who produce large-scale immersive installations that utilise the latest computer modelling techniques to create stunning interactive visual art experiences. Their 3-screen sublime interactive, computer generated immersive installation, What a Loving, and Beautiful World, premieres in the UK as an exhibition in QUAD Gallery.
What a Loving, and Beautiful World (2011), is a 3-screen installation of projected computer generated artworks which immerses audiences in a stunning interactive art experience in QUAD Gallery. The installation features twenty-two Sino-Japanese characters by the calligrapher Shishū which cascade down from ceiling to floor. The artwork is activated either by touch or by shadows which transform the images into new motifs associated with the meanings of the characters—mostly inspired by nature such as the sun, moon, water, trees and birds. As these images and the viewers interact with one another, more forms emerge that transform into ever-evolving installation landscape. Sound is also triggered and transformed by audience interaction which ultimately
generates a rich multi-sensory experience that is dependent upon the actions of visitors in the gallery and never repeats itself. About teamLab teamLab are at the forefront of innovative contemporary digital art worldwide. They are a unique collaboration that consists of over 400 members – including visual artists, computer scientists, mathematicians, CG animators, web designers, roboticists, educators, architects, and engineers of all kinds. Their aim is to achieve a balance between art, science, technology and creativity. They are known for their abundant use of natural motifs, vivid colours, participatory and socially engaged ideas alongside references to traditional Japanese culture. In many of their works the boundaries between the artwork and the viewer are blurred, which leads to audiences becoming part of the artwork itself. Find out more about them at www.team-lab.net
Will Hurt: Configurations Until 5th February 2017, QUAD Extra Gallery Spaces
Will Hurt presents his first solo exhibition, Configurations. Hurt works with computers to produce digital prints, generative animations and interactive software that draws on formal elements of architecture, the language of diagrams and the history of geometric abstraction with the aim of engaging viewers with the built environment. For Configurations, Hurt has produced new site-specific work in his ongoing Automated Spatial Transformations series in which software reconfigures digital models of the physical space the work is shown in. Here a software artwork and digital prints re-imagine the unique and characterful design that can be seen throughout QUAD’s Extra Gallery Spaces, translating, rotating and extruding QUAD’s architectural elements into new configurations. Exhibited alongside Hurt’s new work produced for QUAD is Abstract Playground AP1, a screen-based interactive artwork designed in collaboration with people with learning difficulties during a five week residency co-commissioned by Derbyshirebased organisations D-LAB and LEVEL Centre. Part abstracted re-composition of Modernist architecture concerned with how forms occupy physical / digital space, part musical instrument, Abstract Playground AP1 encourages users to “play” a potential building. Image credit: Will Hurt, A.S.T. Configuration (QUAD) 002, 2016
GALLERY LATE NIGHTS teamLab Late Nights and Curator talks
Gallery Host Tours Every Friday during the exhibition at 4:00pm. Short tours and informal chats about the current exhibition with QUAD’s enthusiastic and knowledgeable Galley invigilation team.
teamLab and Will Hurt exhibitions Drop-in Tours with QUAD Curators: Every Friday at 12:00pm Join QUAD Curators for enlightening tours and talks related to the current exhibitions. Exhibition tours are FREE. No need to book – just turn up at QUAD Reception.
Thursdays 12th, 19th & 26th January & 2nd February, 5:00pm – 9:00pm, QUAD Gallery
Join us for special late openings in QUAD Gallery of teamLab’s stunning and immersive digital artwork What a Loving, and Beautiful World. There will be a short introductory talk relating to the artwork by QUAD Senior Curator Peter Bonnell every hour. FREE but booking is essential.
QUAD Gallery Special Events Evenings throughout January Please check QUAD weekly listings for new events in QUAD Gallery during the teamLab exhibition. Many of these events will respond to the exhibition, and will also cover a range of unrelated topics – and will include talks, screenings and musical performances.
Image credit: Will Hurt, Abstract Playground AP1, Software Artwork, 2015
EXHIBITION RELATED TALKS
WILL HURT: ARTIST TALK Tuesday 31st January, 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Join artist Will Hurt for an illustrated talk about his first solo exhibition, Configurations, on display throughout QUAD’s Extra Gallery Spaces. Hurt’s artistic practice involves working with computers to produce digital prints, generative animations and interactive software that draws on formal elements of architecture, the language of diagrams and the history of geometric abstraction with the aim of engaging viewers with the built environment. FREE but booking is essential.
Artist Film Screening & Panel Discussion: Karen Russo: Haus Atlantis & TET-Stadt Wednesday 18th January at 6:00pm, FREE
Special screenings of Israeli filmmaker Karen Russo’s recent works Haus Atlantis and TET-Stadt. By looking at the work of German Expressionist artist and architect Bernhard Hoetger, in which Nordic mythology and futuristic architecture fuse, Russo presents a meditation on irrationality and nationalism through the legacy of Expressionism.
Panel Discussion: Myth and Politics in a Post-truth World With consideration to recent political events, following the screenings there will be a discussion by a panel featuring Russo, and Midlands based film makers and academics, taking her film works as a starting point and leading to a wider exploration of current political upheaval and how history can be manipulated.
Portfolio Review Days for Artists with QUAD Senior Curator Peter Bonnell Wednesdays, 11th January, 15th February & 15th March, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Portfolio Review days with one-hour slots for artists to discuss their work and future ideas with QUAD Senior Curator Peter Bonnell. Peter will offer constructive feedback and career advice. Open to artists working in any media, at any stage in their career. For more information, please contact: email@example.com Cost: £5 per one hour slot, please book through QUAD Box Office
Your Photo Archive Saturday 25th February – Sunday 23rd April, Derby Museum and Art Gallery
FORMAT and Derby Museum & Art Gallery need your help to create an exhibition exploring Derby Photographic Studios, as part of a celebration of WW Winter Photography Ltd, the longest continually running photographic studio in the world. Do you have any photos from Derby Photographic Studios including: Richard Keene studios, The Derby Stereoscopic Co., WW Winter Photography Ltd? We’d love you to come and share your photos and stories of the photos, plus your experiences of photographic studios. There will also be a chance to photograph yourself in a specially recreated studio setting! Check www.formatfestival.com for the days that you can drop in to have your photos scanned and share your memories.
FORMAT17 INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL 24th March – 23rd April 2017, throughout Derby
Image credit: Sadie Wechler
The festival, established in 2004, is now the UK’s largest international biennale of contemporary Photography. The 2015 festival welcomed over 100,000 visitors from all over the world, the festival in 2017 is set to engage even more. Curated around the theme of HABITAT the festival will celebrate a broad range of photography in Derby’s most beautiful buildings and key landmarks. FORMAT is the place to engage with an incredible range of new work alongside some of the world’s leading artists. In 2017 we invite you to contribute to, and participate in, the best of what photography is and can be. FORMAT is directed by Louise Clements, organised by QUAD and the University of Derby. The FORMAT opening weekend 23rd–26th March is packed with live events,over 30 exhibitions, international portfolio reviews, photobook market, talks, tours and special guests. Download the full festival guide from the FORMAT website Join the mailing list to keep up on all the developments: www.formatfestival.com
Ahead still lies our future 24th March – 11th June 2017, QUAD Gallery
Artists: Lida Adbul, Lisa Barnard , Ursula Biemann, Kenta Cobayashi, Hannah Darabi, Sohrab Hura, Zhang Jungang, Wanuri Kahiu, Ester Vonplon and Sadie Wechsler. An exhibition in response to the FORMAT17 theme of HABITAT, curated by Hester Keijser and Louise Clements that presents artists who encourage the viewer to speculate about futures imagined on a global scale, as they are brought about by the technologically induced changes in our planet’s biosphere on an epochal level. In particular, it focuses on how the selected artists re-imagine the ways that we inhabit the physical world, using diverse approaches to tell their stories. The artworks range from Ester Vonplon’s layered and intricately composed requiem for the melting glaciers in her native Switzerland, to Lida Adbul’s monumental video installation What we have overlooked, in which she returns to her homeland of Afghanistan to ask how the individual can deal with memories of a country so marked by war and tragedy. Especially for FORMAT, the Japanese transmedia artist Kenta Cobayashi will recreate his immersive and VR installation Island is Islands. Other works are by Ursula Biemann, Sohrab Hura, Sadie Wechsler, Hannah Darabi and more. All of the artists look at the extraordinary interconnected nature of the human spirit and the habitat that it encounters or creates.
Image credit: Alexandra Polina Masks, Myths and Subjects
Image credit: Ursula Biemann, Forest Law, BAK Utrecht, 2015, photography Tom Janssen
FORMAT EXHIBITIONS IN QUAD
FORMAT Open Call 24 March – 11 June 2017 QUAD Extra Gallery Spaces
Artists: Gijs van den Berg & Jan Dirk van der Burg, Christopher Bethell, Dominika Gesicka, Katrin Koenning, Drew Nikonowicz, Alexandra Polina and Alexey Shlyk. This group exhibition presents the work of photographers who have been selected via an international open call for projects in response to the FORMAT17 festival theme of HABITAT, and showcases diverse approaches to the theme, ranging from projects concerned with human impact and ecologies to an autobiographical journey across the United States in search of family truths.
FILM, PHOTOGRAPHY & WRITING COURSES Fantastic Tales And How To Write Them: Creative Writing Course Thursdays from 12th January to 2nd February, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
This is a concise four-week creative writing course with Tutor Ruth de Haas on how to plan, write and market speculative fiction. The emphasis is on fantasy but we’ll also cover horror and science-fiction. The course covers a wide range of topics including world building, plotting, characterisation and the marketplace, with plenty of interactive exercises. Suitable for all levels of writing experience. Attendees can begin a new piece of writing or improve upon a work-in-progress. Course Fees: £40, £30 Concessions & £25 QUAD Members
Talk Cinema Tuesdays from 24th January to 21st March Discussion sessions: 24th January 7th February, 21st February 7th March & 21st March, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
The premise behind Talk Cinema is simple, you see a film one week and the next you discuss in a lecturer led discussion session. This new nine week Talk Cinema course enters Oscar season as all the big hitters for awards are released between January and March. Don’t miss out on this ever popular course with tutor Alan Seaman. Course Fees: £55, £53 Concessions & £50 QUAD Members includes entry to 4 film screenings
Teenagers + Space Invaders: A History of 1950’s Hollywood Film Course Tuesdays from 24th January to 7th March, 7:00pm – 9:00pm (5 sessions and a film screening in the 6th Week)
God Save The Screen! Punk At The Pictures Wednesdays from 25th January to 15th February
It’s been forty years since Punk Rock first outraged a nation and empowered a generation. Everything from the vinyl 45s to the bondage trousers has been studied and over-analysed to the point of ‘Boredom’ – but untapped areas remain. Cinema’s largely undocumented contribution to the world of safety pins, squats, social disorder, and Sid, is the focus of this new course, looking through a lens at how anarchy invaded the movie theatre. Don Letts’ raw footage, Julien Temple’s elegies to the era, candid biopics (Ian Dury, Ian Curtis, Runaways) and savage live performances – course leader Darrell Buxton presents the Sex Pistols, The Clash, Ramones, and other punk pioneers on film. The five week course ends with a sixth week with a screening of a Punk Cinema classic. Course Fees: £40, £37.50 Concessions and £35 QUAD Members, includes entry to a screening of a Punk Cinema classic film to be confirmed
With plenty of clips and discussion, this 6-week course will encompass a prosperous and golden decade for American movies: the 1950’s. Going beyond nostalgia, the course will cover the Atomic Age, the Red Scare, the decade’s preoccupation with family life, and the quiet revolutions of Rock’n’Roll and Method Acting – all as they relate to the Hollywood film. From James Dean to Elvis, the ‘Pax Americana’ of the fifties was bursting with a lively and diverse film culture. The final course session will be a film screening of Douglas Sirk’s All That Heaven Allows. Course Fees: £40, £37.50 Concessions & £35 QUAD Members includes entry to a screening of All That Heaven Allows.
All courses suitable for ages 16 and
DSLR Photography Level 1 10th January – 7th February OR 28th February – 28th March Tuesdays 6:15pm – 8:45pm
FORMAT PHOTOFORUM TALKS
Back by popular demand, this five week course is ideal if you have recently purchased, are going to purchase or want to learn more about your digital SLR camera. IMAGE: Peter Watkins, The Unforgetting 017
It is suitable for people who have only used the ‘Auto’ mode and are uncertain about the other camera functions. Designed to demystify the features and characteristics of these cameras in an interesting and accessible way, the course, with tutor Jon Legge, will feature talks, ‘hands-on’ workshops, demonstrations and group activities. By the end of the course you will have the confidence to use the camera in a more creative way, and have a basic understanding of light, composition and colour. Please bring your own DSLR if possible or contact Dariusp@derbyquad.co.uk to reserve a QUAD camera. Bridge cameras can be used on the course but please check before booking. Cost: £160, £140 concessions
From Idea To Publication Writing Course Mondays 23rd January to 13th March, 6:30pm – 9:00pm
This popular eight week writing course returns, designed to give both absolute beginners and longer-term writers an insight into what makes great writing – and what to do with your work once it’s finished. Covering key areas such as characterisation, description and dialogue as well as offering advice on magazines, presses and agents, this is the complete writing course for anyone looking to explore their stories. Run by QUAD Literature Officer and experienced creative writing tutor Alex Davis, this course is fun, informal and informative – perfect for anyone who has made a New Year’s resolution to get that book down on paper! Course fees: £120, £110 concessions
QUAD Writing Masterclass
How to put the ‘Story’ into History with Joanna Courtney Thursday 9th February, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
A lively and informative workshop looking at key elements of historical fiction to help budding writers with the alchemy of turning their hard-researched facts into golden fiction. Run by local historical novelist Joanna Courtney, this workshop will be packed with tips, information, practical advice and, above all, writing exercises. Covering: Plot: turning timelines into plotlines; Character: creating of-theirtime heroes and heroines with believable voices and Setting: establishing a natural, vivid environment. Joanna can’t guarantee you the next historical hit, but she can definitely start you on the right road… Course fees: £8
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Peter Watkins Thursday 19th January, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Peter Watkins is a visual artist based in London. Watkins’s autobiographical work begins with photography, but incorporates sculptural and spatial elements. His work is above all a meditation on the practice of archiving and remembering: how certain material is preserved or lost through processes of memorialisation.
Kate Peters Thursday 9th February, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Kate Peters is an award winning British photographer producing portrait and documentary work around the world. She works on long-term personal projects in a fine art documentary approach, from revealing alternative realities and lifestyles in her series Yes, Mistress to exploring female sexuality and the contemporary representation of women in the cyber age in her series Cam Girls. Peters also works extensively in the commercial and editorial sectors, earning major commissions with magazines and journals. Cost: £5:00, £4.00 concessions & QUAD Members
FAMILIES, CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE KidsQUAD – Creative arts activities for children aged 7-11 years
Spring term film-making
February half term workshop
KidsQUAD Film club: Apocalypse: the end of days!
KidsQUAD Photography Club: Collage workshops
Saturdays, 14th, 21st & 28th January, 4th & 25th February, 4th & 11th March 10:30am – 12:30pm
Monday 13th & Tuesday 14th February, 10:30am – 12:30pm
Premiere Screening: 1st April
It’s the end of the world, as we know it. Can KidsQUAD save the world from armageddon and pave the way for an epic sequel later in the year? Join our film maker, Jenson, to script, star in and film the ultimate disaster movie.
Join our artist to create your own masterpiece using a mixture of traditional and digital collaging techniques. Cost: £22.00 for both sessions
Cost: £77.00 for all seven sessions
DigisQUAD – Digital arts activities for young people aged 12-16 years February half term workshop
Easter holiday workshop
Mixed reality game design
Wednesday 15th & Thursday 16th February, 1:30pm – 4:00pm
Join our Digital Artists in Residence to experiment with, make and play digitally interactive games, based on real world experiences/spaces moderated by digital interventions.
Wednesday 19th & Thursday 20th April, 1:30pm – 4:30pm
Join one of our digital artists to get creative with Photoshop – experiment with layers, textures and filters to turn images and text into digital artwork based on the theme of ‘Habitat’. Cost £33.00 for both sessions
Cost £33.00 for both sessions
Early booking advised for KidsQUAD and DigisQUAD as places are limited, booking is essential through QUAD Box office. Children can be left unaccompanied during sessions, children with additional or behavioural support needs should come with care support.
Young People QUAD Future (ages 14 – 25) are a group of young producers, curators and decision makers who work with members of staff and artists to understand and feed back on areas of our programme from a young person’s perspective. They are currently developing workshops and activities for FORMAT17 International Photography Festival and a programme that celebrates film. Meetings take place every few weeks, are free and include pizza! If you’re interested in getting involved contact firstname.lastname@example.org Youth Review (ages 16 - 25) are passionate about film and culture. They review film, music, theatre and art at QUAD and across Derby. Meetings take place every few weeks and are free. If you’re interested, contact email@example.com Young Creatives (ages 14 -19) are a group of young artists who work with professional artists to develop their artistic and creative skills. They will be exhibiting work at FORMAT17 International Photography festival (www.formatfestival.com for more details). Forthcoming projects this year are likely to include printing, zines and film making. Meetings take place every few weeks and are free! To find out more contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Free workshops and activities for young people during FORMAT17 & Easter holidays Including: Young MobFORMAT: an open call for school and college students to submit photographs for showcasing during the festival; Teen Talks: QUAD Future members will lead a talk about some of their favourite work from the exhibitions; Photowalk: an artist-led walk around Derby; Cameraless Photography workshop: artist-led workshop experimenting with image making, without a camera. Details will be confirmed, see www.formatfestival.com
MinecraftLab HABITAT Make and Take Day
LEGO Configurations with Will Hurt
Monday 13th February, 10:30am – 4:00pm FREE, Drop in, open to all ages
Saturday 28th January 10:30am – 4:00pm FREE, Drop in, open to all ages
The first of our popular Make and Take Days for 2017. Join us for a day of creative fun with QUAD artists. Find your inner creativity and use any of the materials provided to make whatever you can imagine.
Join QUAD extra Gallery space artist Will Hurt in designing digital configurations using LEGO®. Participants of all ages will be able have their LEGO® creations digitised and added to a running abstract geometric animation. A fantastic opportunity to work with a leading digital artist. Image credit: Will Hurt
Image credit: © Matheson Marcault 54 Cities, Kensington and Chelsea 2015
Image credit: © Laura Mitchell
Friday 17th March, 10:30am – 4:00pm Suitable for ages 8 - 14
Defining the world around you is great fun in Minecraft and even more fun with others. Join QUAD MinecraftCLUB staff for the first of our MinecraftLabs and think up, design and build a new Derby to inhabit, inspired by our upcoming exhibitions for FORMAT17. Cost: £25, booking is advised. Lunch is not provided, packed lunch recommended.
Matheson Marcault Customisation Saturday 18th February, 11:00am – 12:30pm & 1:30pm – 3:00pm, FREE Suitable for ages 10+
QUAD is pleased to have Matheson Marcault as our Digital Participatory Artists in Residence 2016 – 2017. Matheson Marcault work with culture, history, play and physical space. They make site-specific events and installations; interactive experiences with deep grounding in research and history; workshops to introduce participants to principles of game design, and games for museums, parks and other public spaces. Matheson Marcault create works for festivals and conferences including Frequency Festival in Lincoln, Amy Johnson Festival in Hull, Here London and InTRANSIT in Kensington and Chelsea. They also curate and produce Now Play This, an annual festival of play and experimental games at Somerset House as part of the London Games Festival. During their time at QUAD they will be exploring the possibilities around digitally-mediated physical play – real-world experiences and games moderated by a computer. As well as workshops, Matheson Marcault will also be inviting our visitors to take part in game play in our café, gallery and public spaces. Find out more at: mathesonmarcault.com
Join our Digital Participatory Artist in Residence Matheson Marcault for live multi-player gaming where you get to decide and alter the game as a group. Learn about play testing, the iterative nature of game design and the possibilities of digitally mediated physical play.
Matheson Marcault Artist Talk Wednesday 15th February 6:30pm – 8:00pm, FREE
Game Designer, Artist and Curator Holly Gramazio from Matheson Marcault will be talking about her work introducing participants to principles of game design by taking play and interactive experiences to museums, parks and other public space. A great opportunity for anyone interested in game design in all forms, as well as play games. Booking recommended for both events
CREATIVE WELLBEING & SPECIAL SCREENINGS QUAD’s Creative Wellbeing programme aims to use creative approaches to improve health and reduce health inequalities of marginalised groups and communities. The programme supports individuals to achieve their full potential, unlocking creativity and talent, gaining key skills and building confidence and self-esteem through a positive environment of achievement, inclusion and development. Projects provide an environment that offers opportunities for education, engagement and participation with an emphasis on making fabulous artwork within a safe, friendly environment
CINE BABIES SCREENINGS
Matinée Dementia Friendly screenings
Cine Babies are exclusive weekly screenings for parents/carers with babies under 12 months which take place every Thursday. To enable entrance, parents or carers should join QUAD’s Cine Babies club for free, please contact QUAD Box Office for details or visit our website.
rts Derbyshire in partnership with A QUAD, Made in Derbyshire, Public Health Awareness & Alzheimer’s Society bring you Dementia Friendly Screenings throughout Derbyshire.
Please note there is no general admittance for these screenings.
Screenings at QUAD:
Tickets for adults are: £7.00, £6.00 concessions, tickets for babies are free.
Show Boat Tuesday 21st February at 1:00pm Tickets: £6, £5 concessions, tickets for carers are free.
Please see QUAD’s weekly film listings (www.derbyquad.co.uk) for details of the next film screening. Or join our facebook group http://bit.ly/FBCineBabies
MIDWEEK TREAT Join us for a matinee screening with a special introduction every Wednesday at 2:00pm. Midweek Treat tickets are £7, £6 concessions. Please see our website or call QUAD Box Office for details of the next film screening. Image credit: Chris Seddon
Please contact email@example.com or Charlottec@derbyquad.co.uk | 01332 285427 for further information. NB These screenings are not available to book online. Bookings for all Derbyshire screenings can be made on Tel: 07449 732322 or MatineeDerbyshire@gmail.com Look out for future screenings in Erewash, Glossop, Wirksworth and Belper www.artsderbyshire.org.uk/ matinee
Listen Love Learn Tuesdays, 12:00pm – 3:00pm
Creative activities for all families with children up to 5 years. A supportive environment to learn new skills and share experiences, includes specific focused sessions for young parents, babies, toddlers, mums, dads and the family together. £1 per adult per session For more information regarding the sessions and additional weekend activities, please see our website.
GoldsQUAD Wednesdays, 11:15am – 1:15pm
QUAD invites participants aged 50+ to form a supportive community that create art together and promote positive health and well-being. Cost: £4 per session. For further information, please contact Charlotte Convey on: 01332 285427 firstname.lastname@example.org
SUPPORTIVE ENVIRONMENT SCREENINGS Every second Thursday at 11:00am
Monthly screenings suitable for adults and children with specific needs and people from within the autistic spectrum. There are no adverts or trailers before these films.Supportive Environment films are not available to book online, please contact QUAD Box Office on 01332 290 606. See QUAD website for details of the next film screening. Tickets: £6.00, £5.00 concessions, tickets for carers are free.
EVENTS @ QUAD QUAD’s monthly events are open to everyone FREE entry unless otherwise stated, for more info see our website.
‘togsQUAD with Derby Telegraph’s Victoria Wilcox Thursdays, 19th January & 16th February, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Improve your photographic technique, get involved in Togs Challenges, and hear from the experts at QUAD’s hugely popular camera club. Pre-booking essential, £4 per person.
QUAF at QUAD Image credit: Laura Mitchell
Wednesdays, 25th January & 22nd February, 6:00pm – 9.00pm
QUAD Unplugged Acoustic Feedback encourages local song-writing talent with live music in QUAD Café with Tez Fuller Livin’.
Back by popular demand!
KnitsQUAD Mondays, 16th January, 6th & 20th February from 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Be inspired, learn more or bring your ideas to share with those interested in knitting, crocheting or making anything with yarn.
BooksQUAD Mondays 9th January & 13th February from 6:00pm
Derby’s liveliest bookgroup! See www.derbyquad.co.uk/ regular-event/booksquad.aspx for book choices
Make It Sew Mondays 16th January & 20th February from 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Like to sew? Work on your sewing projects, share your skills, or have a go at something new, all abilities welcome. £2 entry per person to cover costs of materials.
QUAD Film Quiz Tuesdays 17th January & 14th February from 8:00pm
The QUAD Film Quiz is back! Join us for a night of taxing teasers, sumptuous stumpers and film flummoxers! At the helm are alternating Quiz hosts David Leicester and Darrell Buxton for a bespoke, unique quiz each and every month! £1.50 entry per person
QUAD Writers Tuesdays, 17th January & 21st February, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Whatever your level of experience, develop new writing, share work and receive feedback with our friendly, chatty bunch of writers.
FiveLampsFilms Night Tuesday 24th January from 8:30pm
The Open Mic Night for film-makers is back for its bi-monthly eclectic dose of local film. Get your film on the big screen, or just come and enjoy some locally made films. £2 entry To submit your film please contact: www.facebook.com/fivelampsfilms
Derby Sketching Club Portrait Session Thursdays, 26th January & 23rd February, 11:00am – 1:00pm
Derby Sketching Club hosts a monthly portrait session in QUAD’s Cinema Foyer, with a model, £1 contribution per person towards model fees.
Video Games Quiz Thursdays, 26th January & 23rd February at 7.30pm
Do you know your PlayStation from your Xbox? Your Grand Theft Auto from your Gran Turismo? Then come and test your gaming knowledge in a quiz covering the whole gaming spectrum. Free entry, prizes to be won!
Derby Young Writers’ @ QUAD Saturdays 21st January & 18th February, 11:00am – 1:00pm
Monthly meetings for anyone aged 12–18 who loves playing around with words. Currently seeking new writers! £5 per session. For more info contact: email@example.com
Sunday Cinema Sundays, 8th & 22nd January, 5th & 19th February from 5:30pm
Meet up with fellow cinema-goers in the Café Bar and see one of the post 6:00pm films, then meet up again afterwards and talk about it.
QUAD CAFÉ BAR Serving lunches, tapas, snacks and drinks and now with a special evening menu from 5:00pm. QUAD’s menu changes weekly with an exciting range of pizzas, pastas, burgers and a range of freshly made toasted sandwiches - great for lunch to eat in or take away. Perfect for afternoon tea with an array of cakes and scones, QUAD Café has a great range of hot and cold drinks as well as a fully licensed bar. We are family friendly with highchairs, a children’s menu available and free colouring activities. QUAD is connected to Derby’s Super-fast broadband with a Wi-Fi spot in the QUAD Café bar, making it ideal as a flexible workspace as well as a social space. QUAD Café is open daily from 10:00am, the ASK Bar on the Cinema floor is open from 5:00pm. Image credit: Jane McCarthy
GLUTEN FREE OPTIONS QUAD have always catered for our customers with gluten intolerances by producing our own home made meals, this of course has been limited due to space and time it takes to produce gluten free products without the risk of any cross contamination. But thanks to the development in gluten free products by the suppliers that QUAD now use, we are able to offer some great tasting meals, for example pizza and pasta dishes. You won’t taste the difference if you hadn’t been told! Please just ask Café bar staff for Gluten-free options when ordering.
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For those of you who want a little bit more from QUAD, our membership scheme offers a host of benefits including FREE cinema tickets, discounts in QUAD Café Bar, discount on selected retail items and public evening classes & training, QUAD Mondays £5 film tickets, advance sales for special events and NT Live Screenings, a regular newsletter with exclusive members offers, competitions and invites to special events and screenings throughout the year, plus QUADpoints loyalty scheme, an exclusive benefit for QUAD Members. Membership Price: £35.00, Joint £55.00, Students £20.00 Please ask at QUAD Box office or see our website. bit.ly/quadmember
QUAD FRIENDS SCHEME QUAD Friends Scheme is the ultimate treat if you are a fan of our live broadcasts, including our ever-popular NT Live events. Join the Friends Scheme and your favourite two seats will be automatically reserved for you for all live theatre broadcasts during the advance sales period. Throughout the year Friends will also receive invites to all exhibition launches, VIP events plus six free cinema tickets, on top of all the benefits of QUAD Membership. QUAD Friends Membership Price: £95, Joint £170
Cinema Ticket Prices Standard films Full: £8.20 Full Member: £7.00 Concession: £7.00 Concession Member: £6.00 Age 16–25: £3.50
The Box Full £7.50 Full Member £6.50 Concession £6.50 Concession Member £6.00
Mango Wednesday 2 for 1 cinema tickets for Trent Barton’s Mango card holders every Wednesday.
VISIT QUAD SHOP
HOME OF CRAFTS, BOOKS AND GIFTS FOR ALL AGES
Check out our selection of locally hand-crafted gifts and jewellery, quirky gifts for all the family, art and craft books for all ages, creative crafts kits and pocket money presents for under £5. All profits from the shop are invested into the work QUAD does to make the Arts accessible for all.
Under the scheme you can take a friend to the cinema with 2 for 1 cinema tickets on Tuesdays & Wednesdays, when you buy through comparethemarket.com.
Gift vouchers for QUAD cinema tickets, Cine Suppers & QUAD Membership are also available.
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QUAD shop is open daily from 11am.
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ACCESS DETAILS QUAD is a fully accessible building, with a lift and facilities on all floors. There is a Sound PlusTM Infrared Listening system in the Cinemas, and an Integrated Loop system in the QUAD Box Office, The Box, Digital Suite, Meeting Room and QUAD Café Bar. Please feel free to contact our customer services team at the QUAD Box Office with your specific access enquiries. We make every effort to make sure our events are accessible to all, however we would appreciate that patrons with specific needs give us as much advance notice as possible so that we can ensure that proper provision is in place. Whenever possible, we show English subtitles for the hearing impaired. If you would like to be added to the list for ‘subtitled screenings’ for the forthcoming programme please send your email address to: firstname.lastname@example.org or come into QUAD and sign up at Reception.
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