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138A Fortuneswell Portland DT5 1LT Free parking available nearby at Chiswell, next to the Little Ship pub on your right hand side as you come onto the island, and also at the top of Fortuneswell, opposite the Royal Portland Arms.
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society for Weymouth and Portland, set up by local filmaholics, funded by Weymouth College, and sponsored by Revolting Graphic Design. If you are tired of insidious remakes and futile action flicks, and crave some inspiration from the big screen, join us for screenings of independent / art house / foreign language / just plain interesting films this autumn.
Cranford Avenue Weymouth DT4 7LQ Bar open from 7pm. Parking available at main campus after 6pm. Disabled parking available close to theatre entrance.
When you buy your tickets you will be asked for your name and email address and receive a FREE membership card, which you will need to bring each time you come to FILM DOCK. Doors open 7pm, film starts 7.30 sharp. Tickets on the door: ÂŁ5 (ÂŁ3.50 concessions) For more information telephone: 01305 826621 after 6pm weekdays or visit: www.filmdock.co.uk
The Diving Bell & the Butterfly France | 2007 | Cert.12A
Dir. Julian Schnabel Starring Mathieu Amalric, Emmanuelle Seigner Based on the memoir Le Scaphandre et le Papillon, by former Elle editor Jean-Dominique Bauby. After a massive stroke left him almost completely paralysed, Bauby amazingly managed to write a book using just one eye. The film, nominated for four Oscars, depicts Baubyâ€™s fascinating life before and after the stroke.
thu 4th sept Royal Manor Theatre Portland
Man With a Movie Camera Russia | 1929 | Cert.E
Dir. Dziga Vertov Silent film, with a specially commissioned score by Michael Nyman Man with a Movie Camera is an exceptional film. A montage of urban Russian life in the late 1920s, it shows people at work and play, and the machines that drive the city. Techniques such as dissolves, split-screen and freeze-frame are used by Vertov to create an intellectually brilliant work.
thu 18th sept Weymouth College Theatre
Persepolis France | 2007 | Cert.12A
Dir. Vincent Paronnaud, Marjane Satrapi An animation based on Marjane Satrapiâ€™s autobiographical graphic novel. The story follows a nine-year-old Iranian girl coming of age against the backdrop of the Iranian Revolution. As Islamic fundamentalists take power, Marjane discovers Abba and punk before eventually moving to Europe. Persepolis won the Jury Prize at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival.
thu 2nd oct Royal Manor Theatre Portland
Let’s Get Lost USA | 1989 | Cert.15
Dir. Bruce Weber Starring Chet Baker Internationally renowned photographer/ filmmaker Bruce Weber’s documentary about the turbulent life and career of jazz trumpeter Chet Baker. Weber traces Baker’s life from the 50s, when he was playing with jazz greats like Charlie Parker, to the 80s, when he had become a skid row junkie unable to get a decent gig.
thu 23rd oct Weymouth College Theatre
Son of Rambow U.K. | 2007 | Cert.12A
Dir. Garth Jennings Starring Neil Dudgeon, Bill Milner Set in the early ‘80s, this well-received, off-beat British comedy tells the story of an unlikely friendship between two schoolboys. Trouble-maker Lee Carter recruits Will, a shy boy from a religious family – and a secret fan of Rambo: First Blood – to star in his homemade action movie.
thu 6th nov Royal Manor Theatre Portland
You, The Living Sweden | 2007 | Cert.15
Dir. Roy Andersson Starring Elizabeth Helander, Jessika Lundberg A unique Swedish film exploring the â€œgrandeur of existenceâ€? and the essence of humankind. De Levande (original title) features an overweight woman, a disgruntled psychiatrist, a heart broken groupie, a carpenter, a business consultant, an elementary school teacher with emotional issues, and her rug selling husband, among others.
thu 13th nov Weymouth College Theatre
The Darjeeling Ltd. U.S.A. | 2007 | Cert.15
Dir. Wes Anderson Starring Owen Wilson, Adrien Brody, Jason Schwartzman A comedy about three brothers trying to rekindle their bond as they take a long train journey across India. As is typical of Andersonâ€™s work, the film centres around family disputes and features the directorâ€™s signature motifs, eg. timeless fashions and props, and amusing stinted dialogue.
thu 4th dec Royal Manor Theatre Portland
Film Dock is funded by Weymouth College www.weymouth.ac.uk
revolting / re-volt-ing (-vōl′tiŋ) adjective • an attempt to put an end to the aurthority of a person or body rebelling • a refusal to continue to obey or conform
Revolting Graphic Design is a proud sponsor of FILM DOCK www.wearerevolting.co.uk
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