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BOOKING AND VENUE INFORMATION

OUEEN’S FILM THEATRE

THE HOME OF INDEPENDENT CINEMA IN NORTHERN IRELAND

JOIN US AT THE QFT BAR QFT is the only cinema in Northern Ireland with a fully licensed bar, serving up a specially selected range of local and international beers, wines, spirits, tea, coffee and treats. Enjoy a drink with friends before and after the film, and as both our cinemas are now licensed you can bring your drink with you while you watch the movie.

FREE PARKING

ACCESS

TICKET PRICES

QFT offers free on-site parking every night from 5.30pm, and all weekend, in the main Queen’s University site.

QFT is wheelchair accessible. We endeavour to host access screenings when possible. Access screenings include audio enhancement, audio description and on-screen captioning. See the website for more details.

Standard admission (after 5.30pm): £6.70 Standard admission (before 5.30pm): £5.00

BOX OFFICE The Box Office opens 30 minutes before the first screening of the day. Skip the queue by booking online at queensfilmtheatre.com and printing your tickets at home.

Box Office: 028 9097 1097 (after 6pm only)

TICKETS FOR COMMUNITY GROUPS

Senior Citizens, Disabled Users (Carers’ tickets are free), Unwaged, QUB Staff: £5 (after 5.30pm) / £4 (before 5.30pm) QFT Film Card, Students (aged 16 and over in full-time education), Children (under 16 years): £4 (all day) *ID required for discounted prices Mondays £4 for every film* The ticket price for uncertified films includes a one-day QFT membership. *Certain exclusions may apply,

QFT operates a Community Ticket Scheme. For more information please go to queensfilmtheatre.com/engage. For community group ticket requests please email qftboxoffice@qub.ac.uk. QFT IS KINDLY SUPPORTED BY:


02/03

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OFT FEBRUARY BAR PROMOS OFT FILM O CARD Get discounted tickets plus invitations to special events, exclusive meal deals, free tea and coffee refills and much more. Buy online at queensfilmtheatre.com VALENTINE’S HEARTACHE A delicious blend of Plymouth gin, rose syrup and lemonade, this throwback to a childhood sweet will mend even the most broken hearts. (£5.50) PROSECCO For sharing with your other half or your best friend, our delicious Italian Vaporetto Prosecco is full of lively, little bubbles and lovely soft lemon and pear fruit. It’s fantastically refreshing and perfect for this loved up season. (Large bottle £18.00)

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SUTTER HOME WHITE ZINFANDEL (BLUSH) A delicate blush pink colour introduces this fresh, lively wine. On the palate, light creaminess surrenders to a refreshing crisp finish of strawberries and melon. Pink is the theme this month! (Bottle £13.00, large glass £4.00, small glass £3.00)

Throughout the QFT programme you will see this symbol accompanying specific films. The F-Rating highlights films made by and featuring women. Any film that answers ‘yes’ to one of these questions is awarded the F-Rating stamp of approval. 1. Does it have a female director? 2. Is it written by a woman? 3. Are there significant female characters on screen in their own right? Visit f-rated.org for more information.


NEW RELEASES

LOVING FRI 3 – THURS 16 FEB

DIR: JEFF NICHOLS • UK/USA • 2016 • 2 HRS 3 MINS

Jeff Nichols (Mud, Take Shelter, Midnight Special) directs Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga in the true story of Richard and Mildred Loving, who were arrested in 1950s Virginia for the crime of getting married. The year is 1958 and the Civil Rights Movement has barely begun. Richard, a white construction worker, decides to propose to Mildred, a black woman. What should be a happy beginning to their life together soon becomes an arduous legal and political battle against the state and society. Driven out of their hometown, Richard and Mildred Loving spend almost ten years fighting for the right to live as a family in the town they consider home. They push their case as far as the Supreme Court, resulting in the landmark annulment of the discriminatory Virginian law banning interracial marriage.

There may be a sentimental streak running through Jeff Nichols’ film, but this real-life story is heartfelt and profound. “The stabbing simplicity of Negga’s acting is breathtaking. Jeff Nichols has given us a quietly devastating film that resonates for the here and now and marches to the cadences of history and the heart.” – PETER TRAVERS, ROLLING STONE ACCESS SCREENING The 8.50pm screening on Wed 15 Feb will include audio description and on-screen captioning.


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MOONLIGHT FRI 17 FEB – THURS 2 MAR

DIR: BARRY JENKINS • USA • 2016 1 HR 51 MINS

Moonlight is the tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality. Anchored by astonishing performances and the singular vision of filmmaker Barry Jenkins, Moonlight is a groundbreaking exploration of male masculinity—a sensual, intoxicating piece of cinema that uncovers deep truths about the moments that define us, the people who shape us most, and the ache of love that can last a lifetime.

CHRISTINE FRI 3 – THURS 9 FEB

DIR: ANTONIO CAMPOS • UK/USA 2016 • 2 HRS

Rebecca Hall gives a careerbest performance depicting the troubled life and very public death of Florida anchorwoman Christine Chubbuck, who committed suicide live on air in the summer of 1974. Although it does deal with notions of voyeurism and prurience in our mass-media age, Antonio Campos’ exquisitely mature, yet refreshingly unforced third feature is a poignant bid to give Chubbuck her humanity back, particularly through Rebecca Hall’s astonishing performance. “Hall makes it impossible to look away from this portrait of a woman brought to the heartbreaking conclusion that she’s beyond hope.” – DAVID ROONEY, HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

04/05


NEW RELEASES

20TH CENTURY WOMEN FRI 10 – THURS 23 FEB

DIR: MIKE MILLS • USA • 2016 • 1 HR 58 MINS

Director Mike Mills (Beginners) brilliantly pulls back the curtain on the struggles, tragedies and triumphs of three generations of American women living in 1979 Santa Barbara. Annette Bening stars as Dorothea, a smart and resourceful woman in her 50s, raising her son (Lucas Jade Zumann) by herself for many years. Surrounding Dorothea’s small family is Abbie (Greta Gerwig), a 20-something woman who has recently survived a cancer scare and returns to her hometown to reassess her direction in life; and Julie (Elle Fanning), a teenager navigating the burgeoning independence of her adolescence and the responsibility it brings.

An ace soundtrack – which includes Talking Heads and The Raincoats – drives the story and its specific time and place, while the film’s impeccable production design draws the audience into the crumbling decay of its central location, so fully that viewers can almost smell the plaster. Throughout, Mike Mills expertly recreates the warmth and passion of a great memory – but also the urgency and energy of three generations in the throes of momentous transition. “Love and loss go hand in hand in 20th Century Women, a funny, emotionally piercing story about a teenager and the women who raise him.” - MANOHLA DARGIS, NEW YORK TIMES


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MANCHESTER BY THE SEA FRI 27 JAN – THURS 9 FEB (NOT SCREENING MON 6 FEB)

DIR: KENNETH LONERGAN • USA • 2016 2 HRS 17 MINS

Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams star in this critically acclaimed drama from writerdirector Kenneth Lonergan (You Can Count On Me, Margaret) about a man’s painful home-town return. Casey Affleck gives a careerdefining performance as Lee Chandler, a reclusive handyman who returns to his Massachusetts seaside home town after the sudden death of his beloved older brother. In only his third feature in 16 years, Lonergan proves himself a master of detail. Heart-wrenching and emotionally powerful, this is brilliant, intense filmmaking of the very highest order.

THE FITS SUN 26 FEB – WED 1 MAR

DIR: ANNA ROSE HOLMER • USA 2015 •1 HR 12 MINS

11-year-old tomboy Toni (a showstopping Royalty Hightower) is bewitched by the tight-knit dance team she sees practicing in the same Cincinnati gym where she boxes. Enamoured by the power and confidence of this strong community of girls, Toni eagerly absorbs routines and even pierces her own ears to fit in. But when a mysterious outbreak of fainting spells plagues the team, Toni’s desire for acceptance becomes more complicated. Gorgeously shot and with a mesmerising score, The Fits is a transformative experience and a marvellous portrait of adolescence.

06/07


NEW RELEASES

T2 TRAINSPOTTING FRI 3 – THURS 9 FEB

DIR: DANNY BOYLE • UK • 2017 1 HR 57 MINS

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Two decades after director Danny Boyle’s groundbreaking drama set in Edinburgh’s dark, druggy underbelly, the four friends drawn from Irvine Welsh’s novel return to make amends… or seek revenge. Begbie (Robert Carlyle) has just been released from jail, Renton (Ewan McGregor) is making an emotional homecoming, and Sick Boy (Jonny Lee Miller) and Spud (Ewen Bremner) are awaiting them both with very mixed feelings. The opening voiceover – an acerbically hilarious update of the original film’s bleakly observed intro – is worth the ticket price alone.

PREVENGE FRI 10 – THURS 16 FEB

DIR: ALICE LOWE • UK • 2016 1 HR 27 MINS

Alice Lowe (Sightseers) writes, directs and stars in this riotous tale of a pregnant serial killer, hell-bent on revenge. Ruth is pregnant and full of murderous fury. Cloaked in ordinariness and with a sinister internal dialogue impelling her on, our highly cynical anti-heroine has a shape-shifting personality and a moral compass that’s gone AWOL. Alice Lowe’s directorial debut – made when Lowe herself was seven months pregnant – starts as a dark comedy, and just keeps getting darker.


08/09

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DOCUMENTARY

BEST

FRI 24 FEB – THURS 9 MAR

DIR: DANIEL GORDON • UK • 2016 1 HR 32 MINS

He was football’s first rock and roll star – a handsome, charismatic Belfast boy who could thrill and excite the crowds with every turn of the ball. But George Best was also the lead in his own Shakespearean tragedy, a flawed genius, brought down by drink, temptation and depression. In this documentary, director Daniel Gordon (Hillsborough) recounts the tale of this beloved but be-devilled superstar with riveting, evocative footage and testimony by those who knew him at his best—and worst. The Best image featured on the cover is available as a poster from peterstrain.co.uk.

The 6.10pm screening on Fri 24 Feb will be followed by a Q&A with producers Trevor Birney and Brendan Byrne.

DOCUMENTARY

DANCER THURS 2 MAR, 6.30PM

DIR: STEVEN CANTOR • UK/RUSSIA/ UKRAINE/USA • 2016 • 1 HR 25 MINS

The UK premiere of Dancer, followed by a Q&A and performance by Sergei Polunin, broadcast live via satellite from the London Palladium. Blessed with astonishing power and poise, Sergei Polunin took the dance world by storm and became the Royal Ballet’s youngest ever principal. At the peak of his success, aged 21, he walked away, driven to the brink of self-destruction by stardom – his talent more a burden than a gift. With archive footage and in-depth interviews, through to footage of Sergei’s life on and off the stage now, we witness every step of his journey.

TICKETS £10 (£8 concessions and Film Card holders)


SECOND SIGHT

Our pick of restored and reissued classics, back on the big screen where they belong.

GOODFELLAS FRI 17 – MON 20 FEB

DIR: MARTIN SCORSESE • USA 1990 • 2 HRS 25 MINS

“As far back as I could remember, I always wanted to be a gangster.” So begins Martin Scorsese’s modern classic, the story of Henry Hill (Ray Liotta) who in the mid-1950s was taken under the wing of local New York ItalianAmerican mobster, Paul ‘Paulie’ Cicero (Paul Sorvino) and his associates, the enigmatic James ‘Jimmy the Gent’ Conway (Robert De Niro) and aggressive hothead Tommy DeVito (Joe Pesci). Described by Film4 as “Scorsese’s finest hour”, the film’s technical innovations and stellar soundtrack are vibrantly highlighted in a new 4K print.

TAXI DRIVER TUES 28 FEB – THURS 2 MAR

DIR: MARTIN SCORSESE • USA 1976 • 1 HR 34 MINS

Robert De Niro punches in for another shift as Travis Bickle, the insomniac Vietnam veteran struggling to navigate New York’s streets of vice in Martin Scorsese and Paul Schrader’s searing, seething state of the nation address. Taxi Driver defined the angst of 1970s America and Robert De Niro’s career-defining performance became the embodiment of confusion, alienation and simmering violence of the era. This re-release will see the film presented from a 4K digital restoration scanned from the original camera negative.


10/11

SPECIAL EVENTS

WANDA FEMINISM AND MOVING IMAGE The first WANDA: Feminism and Moving Image (9-12 February) will feature talks and discussions on feminist film practice as well as screenings of new and classic work from independent feminist filmmakers in different locations around Belfast. See wandabelfast.com for the full programme. facebook.com/wandabelfast @wandabelfast

JEANNE DIELMAN, 23 QUAI DU COMMERCE, 1080 BRUXELLES SAT 11 FEB, 2.10PM

DOCUMENTARY

TRAPPED

SUN 12 FEB, 4.00PM

DIR: CHANTAL AKERMAN • BELGIUM/FRANCE • 1975 3 HRS 21 MINS • SUBTITLED • AGE: 18+

DIR: DAWN PORTER • USA • 2016 • 1 HR 21 MINS AGE: 18+

WANDA is thrilled to present a hugely important work from the feminist film canon, directed by Chantal Akerman. Starring Delphine Seyrig, the film follows the daily routine of widowed Jeanne as she cares for her grown-up son, does household chores and receives clients in the afternoon. The film was met with great critical success on its debut at the Cannes Film Festival in 1975, and propelled Akerman into a filmmaking career that would last until her sudden death in 2015.

Following the lives of abortion health care providers in the southern United States, Trapped reveals how recent legislation changes at best encroach on heath workers’ ability to care for patients and at worst lead to the closure of clinics. Director Dawn Porter embarked on the project when she heard the state of Mississippi had only one such clinic left. Along the way she found many warm and courageous health workers who feature in the film. The screening will be preceded by the short film Our Right To Choose (Dir. Hanan Dirya, 9 mins).


SPECIAL EVENTS

BEING THERE TUES 21 FEB, 6.00PM

DIR: HAL ASHBY • USA • 1979 2 HRS 10 MINS

A special screening and discussion to coincide with the launch of ‘Authoring Hal Ashby’, a new book by Dr Aaron Hunter which casts fresh light on New Hollywood. In one of his most finely tuned performances, Peter Sellers plays the pure-hearted, childlike Chance, a gardener who is forced into the wilds of Washington, D.C., when his wealthy guardian dies. Adapted from a novel by Jerzy Kosinski, this satire, both deeply melancholy and hilarious, is the culmination of Hal Ashby’s remarkable string of films in the 1970s.

With a post-screening discussion led by Dr Aaron Hunter (Media Studies, Maynooth University) and Robert JE Simpson (writer and film historian).

CINESEEKERS FILM CLUB

The CineSeekers Film Club host monthly screenings for young people, presenting a diverse and varied range of international children’s films. Tickets £4.

ODDBALL AND THE PENGUINS SAT 4 FEB, 4.00PM

DIR: STUART MCDONALD • AUSTRALIA 2015 • 1 HR 36 MINS

Based on a true story about an eccentric chicken farmer who, with the help of his granddaughter, trains his mischievous dog to protect a wild penguin sanctuary from fox attacks, and in the process reunites his family and saves their seaside town. A heartfelt family adventure for film fans young and old.


12/13

SPECIAL EVENTS

TAKEOVER FILM FESTIVAL 2017 EL OLIVO

THE OLIVE TREE FRI 24 FEB, 6.30PM

QFT’s youth group presents its eighth weekend film festival from 24-26 February.

There will be NI previews of feature films, documentary, live music, discussions, shorts, filmmaking masterclasses and an anime day. The programme, which explores youth and identity, is curated and will be introduced by the Takeover Film group. Supported by Community Relations Council NI. For more details go to takeoverfilm.com. #toff2017

DIR: ICÍAR BOLLAÍN • SPAIN/GERMANY • 2016 1 HR 40 MINS • SUBTITLED • AGE: 15+

CERT TBC

Takeover Film Festival invites audiences to the opening evening, featuring live music and free tapas for ticket holders from 6pm, in celebration of The Olive Tree. Northern Irish premiere directed by Icíar Bollaín and penned by Paul Laverty, The Olive Tree is a striking film set in Eastern Spain. The story follows a young woman named Alma who shares a close bond with her grandfather, Ramon, a country man who stopped talking after his son sold a sacred family olive tree. The visually stunning film focuses on the importance of family relationships, heritage and the environment. With uniformly strong performances from the whole cast making the dynamics between characters flow and the spectacular score, The Olive Tree is a beautiful film. – Lauren


SPECIAL EVENTS

DOCUMENTARY

KIMI NO NA WA

LOVETRUE

YOUR NAME

FRI 24 FEB, 8.45PM

SAT 25 FEB, 4.15PM (DUBBED), 6.30PM (SUBTITLED)

DIR: ALMA HAR’EL • USA • 2016 • 1 HR 22 MINS

DIR: MAKOTO SHINKAI • JAPAN • 2016 • 1 HR 46 MINS

A stunning new film from award winning director Alma Har’el, and featuring an original score by Flying Lotus, LoveTrue is a remarkably bittersweet documentary that follows three real life individuals and their stories, all of which involve the theme of ‘true love’. Alaskan girl Blake and her complex work life, young Hawaiian dad Willie, and New York busker Victory and her divided family. Dealing with the themes of age, loss of beauty and innocence, and nostalgia by using young actors to portray younger versions of its characters, LoveTrue is a remarkably honest piece that doesn’t pull any punches. – J.P.

Claimed to be Miyazaki’s successor, director Makoto Shinkai delivers Your Name, a body swap romance which was the most anticipated anime feature of 2016. The film follows the lives of Taki, a high school boy in the city, and Mitsuha, a girl who longs for Tokyo, as they inexplicably switch places. Dealing with themes such as identity and youth, this layered film blends both rom-com with sci-fi to deliver a stunning piece of animation which will have a lasting impact. – Thomas

SEOUL STATION

SPACESHIP

SAT 25 FEB, 8.45PM

DIR: YEON SANG-HO • SOUTH KOREA • 2016 1 HR 32 MINS • SUBTITLED • AGE: 15+

SUN 26 FEB, 4.20PM

CERT TBC

Yeon Sang-ho’s animated prequel to QFT zombie hit Train to Busan. This is how it all began… A father struggles to find his missing daughter as the government attempts to shut down the local area in order to help the population survive a zombie pandemic that unleashes itself in downtown Seoul. Screening in original subtitled version.

Screening in English dubbed version and original subtitled version.

DIR: ALEX TAYLOR • UK • 2016 • 1 HR 30 MINS • AGE: 15+

CERT TBC

This debut feature with powerful photography and soundtrack about teenage ennui brings a fresh new voice to British cinema. When teenage cyber-goth Lucinda (Alexa Davies) disappears in an apparent alien abduction, her father embarks on a search for her in a strange world of unicorns and black holes. – Caitlin


14/15

ANIMATION MASTERCLASS WITH JOEL SIMON SAT 25 FEB, 2.00PM-4.00PM

Storyboarding and character design masterclass with acclaimed Belfast based animator Joel Simon, who will also outline key differences between anime and western style animation characters. Tickets £8. Aimed at 14-17 year olds. Limited places available. Venue: QFT workshop room.

GUERILLA FILMMAKING MASTERCLASS SUN 26 FEB, 2.00PM-4.00PM

SUN 26 FEB, 6.20PM DIR: MARTIN SCORSESE • USA • 1983 • 1 HR 49 MINS

Part biting satire, part disturbing character study, Martin Scorsese’s 1983 film The King of Comedy is an underrated masterpiece. Robert De Niro gives one of his greatest and most nuanced performances as the lonely and delusional Rupert Pupkin, who dreams of becoming a hit comedian. This haunting and hilarious movie has slowly risen in stature over the years and is now more relevant in today’s media obsessed society than ever before. One of my favourite films. – Matthew Followed by a CinePunked discussion. See page 10 for more Scorsese classics.

Tickets £8. Aimed at 16-20 year olds. Limited places available. Venue: QFT workshop room.

ASIAN HORROR WORKSHOP SUN 26 FEB, 6.15PM-7.30PM

Storyteller Steve Lally’s workshop is a must for horror fans. Steve will explore how Asian Horror came into its own with influences from George A. Romero, the Italian zombie film genre, Akira and The Ring. Tickets £5. Aimed at 16-19 year olds. Limited places available. Venue: QFT workshop room. WORKSHOPS & MASTERCLASSES: Participants under 18 years old must bring a signed parental consent form, downloadable from the QFT website.

IMAGE: SPACESHIP

THE KING OF COMEDY + CINEPUNKED DISCUSSION

Belfast based filmmaker Seán Murray will take you through the process of filmmaking on a small budget. Using a selection of different short film genres, Seán will explain how to best utilise a small production crew with limited resources to explore alternative and innovative approaches to filmmaking.


SPECIAL EVENTS – THE JAPAN FOUNDATION TOURING FILM PROGRAMME

ODD OBSESSIONS

DESIRES, HOPES AND IMPULSES IN JAPANESE CINEMA Experience Japan through Cinema. Taking inspiration from Charlie Chaplin’s famous quote “Life is a desire, not a meaning”, the Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme 2017 features an all-encompassing introduction to Japanese cinema through the prism of “desires, hopes and impulses”. Presenting films by established and up-and-coming directors, this year’s programme promises to not only entertain but also provide a vivid insight into what drives human action. Odd Obsessions continues at QFT in March.

KAMI NO TSUKI

PALE MOON

SUN 5 FEB, 3.30PM

DIR: DAIHACHI YOSHIDA • JAPAN • 2014 • 2 HRS 6 MINS SUBTITLED • RECOMMENDED 15

Ordinary housewife and bank employee Rika (Rie Miyazawa) turns to a life of crime by embezzling money from clients’ accounts in order to please her young lover. A mischievous dark drama adapted from the bestselling novel by Mitsuyo Kakuta. The film won Best Actress at the 2015 Japanese Academy Awards and the Audience Award and Best Actress following its world premiere at the 2014 Tokyo International Film Festival.

Supported by the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation, Japan Airlines, the Japan Centre, Sake Samurai and the Kyoto Convention & Visitors Burea


MOHICAN KOKYÔ NI KAERU

THE MOHICAN COMES HOME FRI 10 FEB, 600PM

DIR: SHÛICHI OKITA • JAPAN • 2016 • 2 HRS 4 MINS SUBTITLED • RECOMMENDED PG

Deadbeat rocker Eikichi (Ryuhei Matsuda) returns to his home on a remote island with news that his girlfriend Yuka (Atsuko Maeda) is pregnant. After a wild welcome party, Eikichi’s old-school father collapses and is diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. With a nod to Keisuke Kinoshita’s Carmen Comes Home, this heart-warming and hilarious story follows helpless Eikichi’s attempts to make his bedridden father happy. Followed by a Q&A with director Shûichi Okita. DOCUMENTARY

TSUKIJI WONDERLAND SAT 11 FEB, 2.00PM

DIR: NAOTARÔ ENDÔ • JAPAN • 2016 • 1 HR 50 MINS SUBTITLED • RECOMMENDED PG

The world’s largest fish market, Tsukiji, is a place like no other. Known as “the kitchen of Japan”, Tsukiji has been at the heart of Japanese cuisine since opening almost 80 years ago. Filmmaker Naotarô Endô began shooting at Tsukiji as soon as the market’s closure was announced in 2014. Shot over the course of an entire year, Endô captures the extraordinary operations of this iconic fish market. SAN SAN

A SPARKLE OF LIFE SUN 12 FEB, 2.00PM

DIR: BUNJI SOTOYAMA • JAPAN • 2013 • 1 HR 21 MINS SUBTITLED • RECOMMENDED PG

Tae, a 77-year-old widow, signs up with a matchmaking service in pursuit of a last chance at love in this romantic comedy, following one pensioner’s attempt to inject a ‘spark’ into her life. Exploring the hopes and dreams of Japan’s aging population, A Sparkle of Life from rookie filmmaker Bunji Sotoyama proved to be a huge hit at home.

IMAGE: “THE MOHICAN COMES HOME”: © 2016 “THE MOHICAN COMES HOME” PRODUCTION PARTNERS, LLC

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16/17


SPECIAL EVENTS

NI SCIENCE FESTIVAL

SCANNING THE HORIZON: THE HEALTH OF A NATION WED 22 FEB, 6.00PM

1 HR 30 MINS APPROX. • AGE: 18+

Over the last 52 years BBC’s Horizon programme has been documenting the cutting-edge of science, technology and how it affects our lives. At this unique event, Horizon Editor Steve Crabtree will curate our journey through the archives, pulling out key moments of health discoveries and disease outbreaks. We’ll get unique access to clips from the Horizon vaults to watch how medicine has evolved over the last five decades. Steve will be joined by special guests to add their own unique insights into the footage.

FREE ADMISSION Book tickets at nisciencefestival.com.

EXHIBITION ON SCREEN

I, CLAUDE MONET THURS 23 FEB, 6.40PM

DIR: PHIL GRABSKY • UK • 2017 1 HR 27 MINS

In this striking film from awardwinning director 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 early 20th centuries. An unmissable cinematic immersion into some of the most loved and iconic scenes in Western Art. TICKETS £10 (£8 concessions and Film Card holders)


18/19

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LIVE EVENTS NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE

NO MAN’S LAND (ENCORE) SUN 12 FEB, 2.30PM

2 HRS 20 MINS APPROX. (INCL. INTERVAL) + 30 MIN Q&A

Following their hit run on Broadway, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage in Harold Pinter’s No Man’s Land, originally broadcast live to cinemas in December 2016 from Wyndham’s Theatre, London. Also starring Owen Teale and Damien Molony, don’t miss this glorious revival of Pinter’s comic classic. Followed by a recorded Q&A with the cast and director Sean Mathias.

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE

SAINT JOAN

THURS 16 FEB, 7.00PM 4 HRS TBC (INCL. INTERVAL)

From the torment of the Hundred Years’ War, the charismatic Joan of Arc carved a victory that defined France. Bernard Shaw’s classic play depicts a woman with all the instinct, zeal and transforming power of a revolutionary. Josie Rourke (Les Liaisons Dangereuses, The Vote, Coriolanus) directs Gemma Arterton (Gemma Bovery, Nell Gwynn, Made in Dagenham) as Joan of Arc in this electrifying masterpiece.

TICKETS Live: £15 (£12.50 concessions and Film Card holders) Encore: £12.50 (£10 concessions and Film Card holders)

RSC LIVE

THE TEMPEST (ENCORE) SUN 19 FEB, 2.30PM 3 HRS APPROX. (INCL. INTERVAL)

The Tempest will be brought to life on the Royal Shakespeare Company stage with the help of Intel and Andy Serkis’ Imaginarium, featuring some of today’s most advanced technology in a bold reimagining of this magical play. Simon Russell Beale returns to the RSC after 20 years to play Prospero in a production directed by Artistic Director Gregory Doran.


AT A GLANCE

Times are subject to change. Please check queensfilmtheatre.com for up-to-date information.

FEBRUARY DATE

EVENT

TIME

Fri 3

Manchester by the Sea Loving Christine T2 Trainspotting

3.30pm 6.20pm/9.10pm 6.40pm 8.50pm

Sat 4

Manchester by the Sea Oddball and the Penguins Loving Christine T2 Trainspotting

3.00pm 4.00pm 5.50pm/8.40pm 6.10pm 8.20pm

Manchester by the Sea Japan Season: Pale Moon Loving Christine T2 Trainspotting

3.00pm 3.30pm 5.50pm/8.40pm 6.10pm 8.20pm

Mon 6

Loving Christine T2 Trainspotting

6.20pm/9.10pm 6.40pm 8.50pm

Tues 7 – Thurs 9

Manchester by the Sea T2 Trainspotting Loving Christine

3.30pm 6.20pm 6.40pm/8.50pm 9.10pm

Fri 10

20th Century Women Japan Season: The Mohican Comes Home + Q&A Prevenge Loving

3.30pm/6.20pm

Sun 5

Sat 11

6.00pm 8.50pm 9.10pm

Sun 19

Hunt for the Wilderpeople (Autism Friendly) Moonlight RSC Live: The Tempest 20th Century Women GoodFellas

12.00pm 12.10pm/6.00pm/8.50pm 2.30pm 3.50pm/6.20pm 8.20pm

Mon 20

Moonlight 20th Century Women GoodFellas

6.20pm/9.10pm 6.40pm 8.40pm

Tues 21

20th Century Women Being There + discussion Moonlight

3.50pm/9.10pm 6.00pm 6.20pm/8.40pm

Wed 22

20th Century Women NI Science Festival: Scanning the Horizon Moonlight

3.30pm/8.40pm 6.00pm 6.20pm/8.20pm

Thurs 23 20th Century Women Moonlight Exhibition on Screen: I, Claude Monet

3.50pm/8.40pm 6.20pm/9.00pm

Fri 24

Moonlight Best + Q&A Takeover: The Olive Tree Takeover: LoveTrue Best

3.30pm 6.10pm 6.30pm 8.45pm 9.00pm

Sat 25

Takeover: Animation Masterclass Moonlight Takeover: Your Name (dubbed) Takeover: Your Name (subtitled) Best Takeover: Seoul Station

2.00pm 4.00pm 4.15pm 6.30pm 6.40pm/9.00pm 8.45pm

Sun 26

Takeover: Guerilla Filmmaking Moonlight Takeover: Spaceship Best Takeover: Asian Horror Workshop Takeover: The King of Comedy The Fits

2.00pm 3.40pm 4.20pm 6.00pm/8.00pm

Mon 27

Best Moonlight The Fits

6.10pm/8.10pm 6.30pm 8.50pm

Tues 28

Moonlight Best The Fits Taxi Driver

3.50pm 6.10pm/8.10pm 6.30pm 8.30pm

6.40pm

Japan Season: Tsukiji Wonderland WANDA: Jeanne Dielman Prevenge Loving 20th Century Women

2.00pm 2.10pm 4.20pm/8.50pm 6.00pm 6.20pm/8.30pm

Japan Season: A Sparkle of Life NT Live: No Man’s Land WANDA: Trapped Loving 20th Century Women Prevenge

2.00pm 2.30pm 4.00pm 6.00pm 6.20pm/8.30pm 8.50pm

Mon 13

20th Century Women Prevenge Loving

6.20pm/8.30pm 6.40pm 8.50pm

Tues 14

Prevenge 20th Century Women Loving

4.40pm/6.40pm 6.20pm/8.30pm 8.50pm

Wed 15

Prevenge 20th Century Women Loving (Access screening)

4.40pm/6.40pm 6.20pm/8.30pm 8.50pm

MARCH

Thurs 16 Loving Prevenge NT Live: Saint Joan 20th Century Women

4.00pm 6.30pm 7.00pm 8.30pm

DATE

EVENT

TIME

Wed 1

Fri 17

20th Century Women Moonlight GoodFellas

3.50pm/6.40pm 6.20pm/9.10pm 8.40pm

Moonlight Best The Fits Taxi Driver

3.50pm 6.10pm/8.10pm 6.30pm 8.30pm

Thurs 2

3.50pm 6.10pm

Sat 18

20th Century Women Moonlight GoodFellas

3.50pm/6.20pm 6.00pm/8.50pm 8.20pm

Moonlight Best Dancer + satellite Q&A/ performance Taxi Driver Best

Sun 12

6.15pm 6.20pm 9.10pm

6.30pm 8.10pm 9.00pm

AUTISM FRIENDLY SCREENINGS AT QFT HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE - Taiki Waititi’s heartwarming odd-couple comedy is back for an autism friendly screening on Sun 19 Feb at 12.00pm. Visit queensfilmtheatre.com for more information.

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