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MUPPETS MOST WANTED - FROM 28 MARCH

MARCH 2014

@ MAREEL & ISLESBURGH COMMUNITY CENTRE

www.shetlandboxoffice.org T: 01595 745555


WELCOME TO MAREEL CINEMA You are now able to book tickets to see great films further in advance. We are trialling moving our cinema programming from 1 week to 2 weeks ahead. We may lose some ability to respond to customer demand on a weekly basis, e.g, introducing new films, or squeezing in more popular films at short notice. But the major plus side is that you’re able to plan your cinema trips and book tickets nice and early! Special Screenings for the upcoming month will also now go on sale in advance. This trial will run for the next two months and we welcome your feedback, good and bad, throughout this period. Thanks for your support! *Please be aware that, due to the flexible nature of cinema programming, some details may be subject to change.

CINEMA TICKETS Our prices vary depending on the day and time of the performance, and the type of screening. When booking you will be asked to choose between two different ticket types: adult or concession. Concessions include children aged up to 15 years old (those aged 16 and above must buy adult tickets), students (must produce valid ID), seniors (aged 60+), and people with disabilities. Tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded once purchased. Customers are responsible for checking that they have booked the correct tickets at time of purchase as mistakes cannot be rectified at a later date. Only in the event of a screening being cancelled will your ticket be refunded.

MAREEL OPENING HOURS Sun - Thu: 10am - 11pm Fri - Sat: 10am - 1am

TICKET PRICES MATINEES:

before 5pm

Price per ticket

Monday to Friday

£4.50 / £3.50

Saturday, Sunday, Public Holidays*

£7 / £5

EVENINGS:

from 5pm onwards Monday

£6 / £4

Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

£7 / £5

Friday, Saturday, Public Holidays*

£8/ £6

SPECIAL SCREENINGS: Senior Screening (includes refreshment ) £5 *Public Holidays include Bank Holidays, Christmas’ Eve, Boxing Day, & New Year’s Eve. • 3D screenings cost an extra £1 on top of ticket prices. • 3D glasses cost an additional £1 and are reusable.

Shetland Arts Development Agency manages Mareel, the Garrison Theatre & Bonhoga Gallery. We also develop and promote a year round programme of film, music, theatre, literature, visual arts, & dance events. We do this because we want to see Shetland celebrated as a place where inspiration & innovation are valued; where people want to live, work & study; and we want the full social & economic potential of the islands to be achieved.

Shetland Arts is supported by Creative Scotland and core funded by the Shetland Charitable Trust. Shetland Arts is a registered charity (SCO37082).


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THE LEGO MOVIE (3D & 2D) Showing from: Fri 28 Feb Tickets on sale: Now The Lego Movie follows Emmet, an ordinary, rulesfollowing, perfectly average LEGO minifigure who is mistakenly identified as a most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. Emmet (Chris Pratt) is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which he is hopelessly and hilariously underprepared. Will Ferrell, Morgan Freeman, Liam Neeson, Will Arnett, Elizabeth Banks, Nick Offerman and Alison Brie join Chris Pratt to form the cast of the first-ever full-length theatrical LEGO movie, the greatest movie ever assembled.

LES INVISIBLES THE INVISIBLE WOMAN Showing from: Fri 28 Feb Tickets on sale: Now Nelly (Felicity Jones), a happily-married mother and schoolteacher, is haunted by her past. Her memories, provoked by remorse and guilt, take us back in time to follow the story of her relationship with Charles Dickens (Ralph Fiennes) with whom she discovered an exciting but fragile complicity. Dickens - famous, controlling and emotionally isolated within his success - falls for Nelly, who comes from a family of actors. The theatre is a vital arena for Dickens - a brilliant amateur actor more emotionally coherent on the page or on stage than in life. As Nelly becomes the focus of Dickens’ passion and his muse, for both of them secrecy is the price, and for Nelly a life of “invisibility.”

Showing from: Fri 28 Feb Tickets on sale: Now Documentary. French language film with English subtitles. Eleven men and women born between the wars with nothing in common except their sexuality. Now in their 60s and 70s, they tell their personal stories, either shared or alone, revealing often pioneering lives through seven decades of experience. Director Sebastien Lifshitz offers us eleven personal portraits of gay and lesbian life from an older generation who often remain invisible and unheard in a youth-obsessed society. Winner of the Cesar Award for Best Documentary, and nominated for the BFI London Film Festival Grierson Award, it’s an affectionate but frank account that is in turn touching and amusing, offering an invaluable reminder of an overlooked area of our community at a time when we consider our own attitudes towards a growing elderly population.


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HER Showing from: Fri 7 Mar

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL Showing from: Fri 7 Mar Tickets on sale: Wed 26 Feb The Grand Budapest Hotel recounts the adventures of Gustave H (Ralph Fiennes), a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars, and Zero Moustafa (Tony Revolori), the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for an enormous family fortune -- all against the back-drop of a suddenly and dramatically changing Continent.

Tickets on sale: Wed 26 Feb Set in Los Angeles, slightly in the future, Her follows Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix), a complex man who makes his living writing personal letters for other people. Heartbroken after the end of a long relationship, he becomes intrigued with a new, advanced operating system, which promises to be an intuitive entity in its own right, individual to each user. Upon initiating it, he is delighted to meet “Samantha,� (Scarlett Johansson) a bright, female voice, who is insightful, sensitive and surprisingly funny. As her needs and desires grow in tandem with his own, their friendship deepens into an eventual love for each other. From the unique perspective of Oscar-nominated filmmaker Spike Jonze comes an original love story that explores the evolving nature - and the risks - of intimacy in the modern world.


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THE HOURS Showing from: Fri 7 Mar Tickets on sale: Wed 26 Feb The story of how the Virginia Woolf novel Mrs. Dalloway affects three generations of women, all of whom, in one way or another, have had to deal with suicide in their lives. In 1951, Laura Brown (Julianne Moore), a pregnant housewife, is planning a party for her husband, but she can’t stop reading the novel Mrs. Dalloway. Clarissa Vaughn (Meryl Streep), a modern woman living in present times is throwing a party for her friend Richard, a famous author dying of AIDS. These two stories are simultaneously linked to the work and life of Virginia Woolf (Nicole Kidman).

LIFT TO THE SCAFFOLD Showing from: Fri 7 Mar Tickets on sale: Wed 26 Feb French language film with English subtitles. Julien Tavernier (Maurice Ronet), a veteran of the Indo-China and Algerian wars, plans the perfect murder of his boss, an arms manufacturer who is also his lover’s husband. Having emerged successfully from the scene of the crime, he returns to retrieve a vital piece of evidence but finds himself trapped in a lift - increasingly desperate to escape before the police discover the victim’s body. Meanwhile, his lover Florence (Jeanne Moreau) is left to pace the streets of Paris, anxiously waiting and searching for him with no way of knowing what has happened. And Julien’s car - which he had left parked in the street with the key in the ignition - is stolen by Louis and Veronique, a couple of teenage joyriders whose gleeful escapade rapidly takes a nightmarish turn.

TINKER BELL AND THE PIRATE FAIRY (3D & 2D) Showing from: Fri 7 Mar Tickets on sale: Wed 26 Feb When a misunderstood dust-keeper fairy named Zarina steals Pixie Hollow’s all-important Blue Pixie Dust, and flies away to join forces with the pirates of Skull Rock, Tinker Bell and her fairy friends must embark on the adventure of a lifetime to return it to its rightful place. However, in the midst of their pursuit of Zarina, Tink’s world is turned upside down. She and her friends find that their respective talents have been switched and they have to race against time to retrieve the Blue Pixie Dust and return home to save Pixie Hollow.


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DALLAS BUYERS CLUB Showing from: Fri 14 Mar

CUBAN FURY

Tickets on sale: Wed 5 Mar

Showing from: Fri 14 Mar

Set in the late ’80s and based on a true story, Dallas Buyers Club sees Matthew McConaughey play Ron Woodroof, a carefree party animal whose life is rocked to the core when he contracts HIV from a one-night stand. As Ron faces up to his condition, he begins to explore the medical options available to him, finding out that not only is the US government actively preventing HIV patients from accessing certain treatments, but it is also colluding with the pharmaceutical industry to prescribe expensive and harmful ones. There are shades of Erin Brockovich in this David and Goliath story, but it’s a measure of his brilliance that director Jean-Marc Vallée keeps us guessing how it will play out. And McConaughey will surely be clearing some shelf space this awards season for a performance that will move viewers to tears, without resorting to sentiment or ever asking them for pity.

Tickets on sale: Wed 5 Mar 1987: A 13 year old natural born dancer with fire in his heels and snakes in his hips is working himself up to explode all over the UK Junior Salsa Championships. But a freakish bullying incident on the mean streets of London robs him of his confidence, and our young hero finds his life diverted down a very different path. So it is that 22 years later, an adult Bruce Garrett (Nick Frost) finds himself out-of-shape and unloved - trapped in a downward spiral of self-pity, repression and Nando’s take-outs. Only Julia (Rashida Jones), his smart, funny, gorgeous new American boss, gives him a reason to live. Unknown to Bruce, Julia has issues all of her own and, luckily for him, she also has a secret passion. But then there’s Drew (Chris O’Dowd), his alpha male colleague and kingmonkey of the office, determined to get in the way...


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FROZEN SING-ALONG 2D Saturday 15 March at 1pm Saturday 22 March at 11am Tickets on sale on Wednesday 5 March Join us once more and relive the fun-filled journey to banish the freeze in Disney’s magical animation, and this time you can sing along! The sweet and intrepid Anna is desperately searching for her missing sister Elsa, whose icy powers have thrown the kingdom of Arendelle into eternal winter. But as Anna’s quest gradually reveals, Elsa is not really so villainous, and along the way Anna solicits the help of a comic snowman called Olaf, rugged mountain man Kristoff, and a reindeer called Sven. £8 / £6

WAR HORSE

Sunday 16 March at 3pm Thursday 20 March at 7pm Tickets on sale now Skilfully adapted for the stage War Horse was an instant hit when it opened at the National Theatre back in 2007. Packed with moving music and songs, this hugely inventive production features breathtaking life sized horse puppets by South Africa’s acclaimed Handspring Puppet Company. An international smash hit, War Horse has been seen by more than four million people worldwide. £16 / £13

BOOK EARLY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT!


SENIOR SCREENINGS

Wednesdays at 2pm Weekly screenings for our mature guests (60+), offered at a discounted rate with refreshments included in the ticket price.** 5 Mar 12 Mar 19 Mar 26 Mar 2 Apr

THE INVISIBLE WOMAN p3 THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL p4 CUBAN FURY p7 THE BOOK THIEF p11 THE MONUMENTS MEN p10

BABES IN ARMS

THE BOOK THIEF

PROMOTIONS & SPECIAL SCREENINGS

THE MONUMENTS MEN

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Mondays at 11am For parents/guardians with babies up to 18 months old. 3 Mar 10 Mar 17 Mar 24 Mar 31 Mar 7 Apr

THE INVISIBLE WOMAN p3 THE HOURS p5 THE MONUMENTS MEN p10 THE BOOK THIEF p11 CAPTAIN AMERICA: WINTER SOLDIER p12 MUPPETS MOST WANTED p12

We are also happy for parents/guardians with babies up to 18 months old to attend any morning or afternoon screening with a U, PG or 12A certification.

GOLD CARD Access to unlimited film at Mareel for just £22.50 a month.

SILVER CARD Access to unlimited off-peak film at Mareel for just £18 a month.

FILM WEDNESDAYS

DALLAS BUYERS CLUB

**Please retain your ticket to claim your refreshments.

Wednesdays at 8pm The best of independent & world cinema, classic films & documentaries, for film lovers. 5 Mar 12 Mar 19 Mar 26 Mar 2 Apr

LES INVISIBLES p3 LIFT TO THE SCAFFOLD p5 DALLAS BUYERS CLUB p6 STRANGER BY THE LAKE p10 THE ROCKET p11

WHY NOT BUY A DRINK OR SNACK TO ENJOY WITH YOUR FILM?


ON SALE NOW*

ASN FRIENDLY SCREENINGS Twice per month

For people with additional support needs & their families, friends, & carers. It is fine for customers to move around, make noise, or take a break during the film.

TINKER BELL & THE PIRATE FAIRY

2 Mar THE LEGO MOVIE 2D p3 16 Mar TINKER BELL & THE PIRATE FAIRY 2D p5 30 Mar MUPPETS MOST WANTED p12

AUTISM FRIENDLY SCREENINGS

For people on the autistic spectrum & their families, friends, & carers. Soundtrack volume is reduced & low lights are left on. It is fine for customers to move around, make noise, or take a break during the film. 9 Mar TINKER BELL & THE PIRATE FAIRY 2D 6 Apr MUPPETS MOST WANTED

p5 p12

SUBTITLED SCREENINGS

Mondays at 8.15pm And where possible additional week day matinees. 3 Mar 10 Mar 17 Mar 24 Mar 31 Mar 7 April

THE INVISIBLE WOMAN p3 THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL p4 CUBAN FURY p7 THE MONUMENTS MEN p10 CAPTAIN AMERICA: WINTER SOLDIER p12 MUPPETS MOST WANTED p12

*Not all films are available with subtitles/captions. This information is generally only provided 1 week in advance. Because of this, some screenings may be subject to change and, unlike other Special Screenings, Subtitled Screenings cannot go on advance sale. Please check weekly film flyer for updates.

FAMILY & FRIENDS DISCOUNT: Groups of 4 including 2+ children & 1+ adult, all pay concession prices for any U, PG, 12A, 12, or 15 film (subject to age restrictions).

FAMILY FAVOURITES

Monthly screening of a classic family film. 30 Mar CINDERELLA p11 Every penny you spend in Mareel helps Shetland Arts generate income to invest in our venues, events, exhibitions, and arts development in Shetland. So when you buy something to eat or drink from us you don’t just get refreshed: you feed the hunger for great arts venues and activity in Shetland. Thank you!

CAPTAIN AMERICA: WINTER SOLDIER

MUPPETS MOST WANTED

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TEN 4 NINE GROUP DISCOUNT: Buy 10 tickets in 1 purchase for any 1 screening for the cost of 9.


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UNDER THE SKIN Showing from: Fri 21 Mar Tickets on sale: Wed 12 Mar A coolly striking brunette (Scarlett Johansson) drives a battered old van around Scotland seducing unremarkable men, whom she then despatches in a nightmarishly bizarre manner. Drawing on Michel Faber’s novel of the same name, Director Jonathan Glazer has created an eerie, dreamlike and visually compelling sci-fi horror that takes in themes of alienation, sexuality and loneliness. Johansson effortlessly holds our attention as the opaquely sinister alien, while sequences shot on the streets of Glasgow and using interactions with real passers-by add an element of authenticity that only heightens the strangeness.

THE MONUMENTS MEN Showing from: Fri 21 Mar Tickets on sale: Wed 12 Mar Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men focuses on an unlikely World War II platoon, tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. It would be an impossible mission: with the art trapped behind enemy lines, and with the German army under orders to destroy everything as the Reich fell, how could these guys - seven museum directors, curators, and art historians, all more familiar with Michelangelo than the M-1 - possibly hope to succeed? But as the Monuments Men, as they were called, found themselves in a race against time to avoid the destruction of 1000 years of culture, they would risk their lives to protect and defend mankind’s greatest achievements.

STRANGER BY THE LAKE Showing from: Fri 21 Mar Tickets on sale: Wed 12 Mar French language film with English subtitles. Handsome and naive cruiser Franck comes across Michel, a striking masculine and moustachioed figure, whilst swimming. He becomes infatuated and must seduce him at any cost. His desire is tested when one night he bears witness to a murder and, as a silent witness, must wrestle between his passion and his moral integrity. Stranger By The Lake is an original work that marks a new landmark in cinema. A provocative and original effort, it is an erotic mix of the comic and the tragic, deservedly winning Alain Guiraudie the Best Director for Un Certain Regard at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.


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CINDERELLA Showing from: Fri 28 Mar Tickets on sale: Wed 19 Mar

MOTH

ER’S

DAY P In a far away kingdom, Cinderella ICK lives with her cruel stepmother and stepsisters as a servant in her own home. The King invites every eligible maiden in the kingdom to a fancy dress ball, where his son will be able to choose his bride. And every maiden will go, except Cinderella. That is, until her Fairy Godmother appears, and the rest, as they say, is fairy tale...

THE BOOK THIEF Showing from: Fri 21 Mar

THE ROCKET

Tickets on sale: Wed 12 Mar

Showing from: Fri 28 Mar

Based on the beloved international bestselling book, The Book Thief tells the story of Liesel, an extraordinary and courageous young girl sent to live with a foster family in World War II Germany. She learns to read with encouragement from her new family and Max, a Jewish refugee who they are hiding under the stairs. For Liesel and Max, the power of words and imagination become the only escape from the tumultuous events happening around them. The Book Thief is a life-affirming story of survival and of the resilience of the human spirit.

Tickets on sale: Wed 19 Mar Laothian language film with English subtitles. Longlisted for this year’s Best Foreign-Language Oscar, this charming drama centres on Ahlo (Sitthiphon Disamoe), a hapless boy from Laos who is believed in his community to be the bringer of bad luck. After a hydroelectric project leaves their village uninhabitable, he and his family set out on a calamity-prone journey in search of a new home. Determined to prove he is not the source of all disaster, Ahlo decides to compete in a dangerous competition to build a giant rocket.


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MUPPETS MOST WANTED Showing from: Fri 28 Mar Tickets on sale: Wed 19 Mar The Muppets are back! And this time they are taking on the world in an exciting and hilarious new spy thriller that will take you on a whirlwind adventure of mistaken identity, dastardly sidekicks and double dealing doppelgangers. Featuring star turns from Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey and Ty Burrell, and packed with celebrity cameos, Muppets Most Wanted takes the entire gang on a global tour including stops in Berlin, Madrid, Dublin and London. But mayhem follows them overseas as they find themselves unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper headed by Constantine, the World’s Number One Criminal, and dead-ringer for Kermit.

CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER (3D & 2D) Showing from: Fri 28 Mar Tickets on sale: Wed 19 Mar After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Marvel’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier finds Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack, Steve becomes embroiled in a web of intrigue that threatens to put the world at risk. Joining forces with the Black Widow, Captain America struggles to expose the ever-widening conspiracy while fighting off professional assassins sent to silence him at every turn. When the full scope of the villainous plot is revealed, Captain America and the Black Widow enlist the help of a new ally, the Falcon. However, they soon find themselves up against an unexpected and formidable enemy - the Winter Soldier.


Upcoming Films March 2014