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Fri 31 August & Sat 1 September

The Dark Night Rises (12A) The epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy. It has been eight years since Batman vanished into the night, turning hero to fugitive after assuming the blame for the death of Harvey Dent. But everything changes with the emergence of Bane, a masked terrorist whose ruthless plans for Gotham drive Bruce out of his self-imposed exile. Christopher Nolan (2012) USA/UK 2h 44m Christian Bale, Gary Oldman, Anne Hathaway

Mon 3 & Tue 4 September

A Royal Affair (15) Based on one of the most dramatic events in Danish and indeed European history; an ordinary man wins the heart of the young queen Carolina Mathilda. A gripping 18th century tale of brave idealists who risk everything, and the story of a passionate and forbidden romance that changed an entire nation. In Danish with English subtitles Nikolaj Arcel (2012) DEN/SWE/CZE/GER 2h 17m Mads Mikkelsen, Mikkel Boe Folsgaard, Alicia Vikander

Wed 5 & Thu 6 September

Magic Mike (15) The hot headliner in an all-male revue, Magic Mike has been rocking the stage at Club Xquisite for years. Seeing potential in a guy he calls the Kid, Mike takes the 19-year-old under his wing and schools him in the fine arts of dancing, partying, picking up women and making easy money, and it’s not long before the club’s newest act has fans of his own. Steven Soderbergh (2012) USA 1h 50m Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer, Matthew McConaughey

Fri 7 - Thu 13 September

The Wedding Video (15) In this comedy set in the cut throat world of English society weddings, Raif is suddenly asked to be his brother’s best man. His present to the happy couple, he decides, will be a video of their wedding. His film is our film, from personalised ring pillows to the most bizarre means of getting to the church on time, as Raif uncovers the sheer scale of the modern wedding industry. Nigel Cole (2012) UK 1h 33m Robert Webb, Rufus Hound, Miriam Margolyes


Fri 14 - Thu 20 September

360 (15) A circular journey of romantic contagion, Fernando Meirelles’ 360 is a tale of interconnected love and relationships linking characters across eight borders in a vivid, suspenseful story of romantic life in the 21st century. From a simple decision made by one man, the film weaves through Paris, London, Bratislava, Rio, Denver and Phoenix into a single, mesmerizing narrative. Fernando Meirelles (2011) UK/AUT/FRA/BRA 1h 50m Rachel Weisz, Jude Law, Anthony Hopkins

Thu 20 & Sun 23 September

Hungarian Rhapsody: Queen Live In Budapest ‘86 (12A) Opening with 25 minutes of special footage following the band from their show-stealing performance at Live Aid through the year leading up to this concert in Budapest, Queen’s momentous concert movie comes to cinemas for the first time. János Zsombolyai (1986) HUN 1h 55m Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, John Deacon Tickets: £10 / Conc. £8

Fri 21 September - Thu 4 October

Anna Karenina (TBC) From the director of Pride & Prejudice and Atonement, comes a bold, theatrical new vision of the epic story of love, adapted from Leo Tolstoy’s timeless novel. Besotted with the dashing Count Vronsky and unable to resist his advances, Russian aristocrat Anna risks public humiliation and the wrath of her husband by embarking on a passionate and scandalous love affair.

MOVIE MORNING Tue 25 Sept 10.30am

Joe Wright (2012) UK/FRA 2h 10m Keira Knightley, Jude Law, Aaron Johnson

Fri 5 - Thu 11 October

Hope Springs (12A) Keen to spice up her marriage and reconnect with her husband, Kay attempts to persuade her sceptical husband, a steadfast man of routine, to get on a plane for a week of marriage therapy. Just convincing the stubborn Arnold to go on the retreat is hard enough - but the real challenge for them comes as they shed their bedroom hang-ups and try to re-ignite the spark. David Frankel (2012) USA 1h 39m Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Steve Carrell

MOVIE MORNING Tue 9 Oct 10.30am


Open to everyone, the Festival explores, through comedy, documentaries and entertaining films, LGBT lives and experiences in different cultures around the world.


Wish Me Away

Together for more than thirty years, Stella and Dot are separated when Dot’s prudish and controlling granddaughter places her in a nursing home. When Stella arrives to bust her out, the pair set off on a hilarious road trip to Canada.

The story of Country Music star Chely Wright, who risked her career and personal relationships when she became the first to come out as gay in Nashville.

Thom Fitzgerald (2011) USA/CAN 1h 33m Olympia Dukakis, Brenda Fricker Accompanied by The L Project’s ‘It Does Get Better’ music video

Call Me Kuchu David Kato - Uganda’s first openly gay man - and his fellow activists work against the clock to defeat a new bill which threatens to make homosexuality punishable by death while combatting vicious persecution in their daily lives. Katherine Fairfax Wright, Malika Zouhali-Worrall (2012) USA/UGA 1h 27m David Kato Kisule, Naome Ruzindana, Stosh Mugisha Followed by Q&A with Bisi Alimi, the Africa Director of Kaleidoscope

Hannah Free (15) After growing up in the same small Midwest town, Hannah and Rachel maintain their lifelong love affair despite a marriage, a world war, infidelities, and family denial. Wendy Jo Carlton (2009) USA 1h 26m Sharon Gless, Maureen Gallagher

Weekend (18) Just before closing time Russell picks up Glen. And so begins a weekend - in bars and in bedrooms, getting drunk and taking drugs, telling stories and having sex. Andrew Haigh (2011) UK 1h 36m Tom Cullen, Chris New, Laura Freeman

Bobbie Birleffi, Beverly Kopf (2011) USA 1h 36m Chely Wright, Jennifer Archer

Romeos (15) When 20-year-old Lukas arrives in Cologne, and meets hunky neighbourhood catch Fabio, a heated attraction between the two boys develops - until Fabio discovers the secret of Lukas’s identity. Will love conquer all? In German with English subtitles Sabine Bernardi (2011) GER 1h 33m Rick Okon, Maximilian Befort

Summer Storm (15) Tobi and Achim are convinced that they will be friends for life. But when Achim finds himself a girlfriend, Tobi is sceptical of their relationship and a storm breaks that is more than meteorological. In German with English subtitles Marco Kreuzpaintner (2004) GER 1h 38m Robert Stadlober, Kostja Ullmann

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Fri 12 - Thu 18 October

To Rome With Love (12A) The intertwining stories of a worker who wakes up to find himself a celebrity, an architect who takes a trip back to the street he lived on as a student, a young couple on their honeymoon, and a frustrated opera director who has a talent for discovering talented singers. Woody Allen directs and stars in this multi-layered comedy set in one of the world’s most enchanting cities. Woody Allen (2012) USA/ITA/ESP 1h 51m Alec Baldwin, Penelope Cruz, Roberto Benigni

Fri 19 - Thu 25 October

Untouchable (TBC) The story of an unlikely friendship between a quadriplegic millionaire who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects. Based on a true story, Untouchable depicts an unlikely camaraderie rooted in honesty and humour, between two individuals who on the surface, appear to have nothing in common. In French with English subtitles Olivier Nakache, Eric Toledano (2011) FRA 1h 52m François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny

Fri 26 October - Thu 1 November

Private Peaceful (12A) Michael Morpurgo’s classic rites of passage story of two brothers and the exuberance and pain of their teenage love for the same girl, the horrors and folly of war and the ultimate price of courage and cowardice. A gritty and realistic tale of love and death set in the fields of Devon and the WW1 battlefields of Flanders.

PROJECT THE PAGE Tue 30 Oct 5.30pm

Pat O’Connor (2012) UK 1h 42m Richard Griffiths, Maxine Peake, Jack O’Connell

Sat 27 October - Sun 4 November

Brave (PG) In the rugged and mysterious Highlands of Scotland, Merida, the impetuous daughter of King Fergus and Queen Elinor defies an age-old custom as she seeks to carve her own path in life. But her actions soon unleash chaos and fury in the kingdom. Turning to an eccentric old Wise Woman for help, she is granted an ill-fated wish and must discover the meaning of true bravery before it’s too late. Mark Andrew, Brenda Chapman (2012) USA 1h 39m (Voices) Kelly Macdonald, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters





All’s Well That Ends Well The orphaned heroine Helena will stop at nothing to win the proud young aristocrat Bertram who is forced to marry her but instantly abandons her in Shakespeare’s complex Chekhovian comedy. John Dove (2012) UK 2h 35m Janie Dee, Ellie Piercey

Sun 21 October

Much Ado About Nothing Driven along by a romance all the more charming for being unacknowledged, Much Ado About Nothing is a miracle of comic and dramatic suspense and gives us, in the bantering Beatrice and Benedick, two of Shakespeare’s wittiest lovers. Jeremy Herrin (2012) UK 3h Eve Best, Charles Edwards Tickets: £10 for ‘Globe On Screen’ films

Sun 28 October

Doctor Faustus Considered the greatest tragedy in English before Shakespeare, Christopher Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus, is the legendary story of a man who sells his soul to the devil for power and pleasure. Matthew Dunster (2012) UK Arthur Darvill, Paul Hilton


The OMH screens films with subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired

MOVIE MORNINGS FOR MUMS & DADS The Old Market Hall screens films exclusively for parents and guardians with babies up to one year old.

Tue 25 September, 10.30am

Anna Karenina (TBC) Tue 9 October, 10.30am

Hope Springs (12A)

Sun 7 October, 5.30pm

Hope Springs (12A)

PROJECT THE PAGE AN OMH CINEMATIC BOOK CLUB A regular club in which all are welcome. Read the book, watch the 5.30pm film and join our informal discussion afterwards in the café bar. Tue 30 October, 5.30pm

Private Peaceful (12A) Based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo

All tickets £6.50 and babies go FREE. Please contact the Box Office for booking and further information.

Places are limited. Please reserve at the Box Office.


Working with contemporary artists is integral to the vision for the new Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery to inspire different ways of thinking about our historic collections. Join us in this entertaining and thoughtprovoking monthly series of talks (Sept 2012 - July 2013) to find out more about contemporary art and to meet some of the international artists involved in our plans.

Thu 25 October

Thu 27 September

9.30am for coffee/tea. Talks 10 - 11.30am.

Artists, museums & history new ways of curating


Adrian Plant, Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery and Gill Nicol, Artist and Art Gallery consultant A whistle-stop tour of modern art from 1900–1960 followed by a history of how modern artists have been inspired by museum collections and archives.

Understanding contemporary art - of the here and now Adrian Plant, Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery and Gill Nicol, Artist and Art Gallery consultant Why is an unmade bed or a black bin liner half full of gallery air considered a piece of art? Looking at art produced from 1960s to the present day.

Forthcoming artist speakers include Neil Brownsword, Shirley Chubb, Llana Halperin and Thomson & Craighead. For full details of this exciting series visit £4 Advance / £5 Door / £3 Conc. (Student/Unemployed), Season (8 talks) £28 / £20 Conc.

Film Prices Matinee & early evening showings Adults: £6.50 Concessions: £5 Evening showings Adults: £7.50 Concessions: £6 Concessions, where available, apply to children under 16, full-time students, seniors over 60, and any person unemployed. If you have a disability you are entitled to receive 50% discount off full price seats. Should you need the service of a companion, their ticket is also half price. Proof of eligibility for concessions will be required. Complimentary vouchers cannot be redeemed against films where FREE LIST SUSPENDED applies. Ask at Box Office for details. PLEASE NOTE: Children under 12 years will not be admitted unless accompanied by an adult. Latecomers Latecomers will not be admitted once the main feature has commenced. Booking In Person: The Box Office is open Monday Saturday from 10am until 15mins after the commencement of the last screening. By Telephone: 01743 281281. Call the Box Office between 11am and 7pm Monday - Saturday. Visa/ Mastercard/Switch accepted Tickets can be posted second-class within 24 hours of purchase for an additional charge of 65p. A transaction fee of £1.50 will be charged on bookings, except those made in person with cash. The transaction fee is non-refundable.

Refunds Tickets cannot be exchanged or money refunded except in the case of a cancelled performance. Opening Times Mon - Sat: 10am til late Sun: Midday til 6pm Access Information With advance notice we can accommodate up to three wheelchairs in the OMH. Subject to availability. Sennheiser Infra Red enhanced hearing headsets are available in the OMH to amplify sound for patrons who are hard of hearing. They can be worn with or without a hearing aid.

Programmes and general information are available in large print. Disclaimer: The Old Market Hall is owned and managed by Shropshire Council. The content of this brochure is published in good faith and is correct to the best of our knowledge. The management reserve the right to make changes to the information published here and to alter or cancel performances without prior notice in the event of illness or unavoidable circumstances without liability.

FILM DIARY Design: Cover Image: Private Peaceful

SEPTEMBER Sat 1 Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (U) 2.30pm | The Dark Knight Rises (12A) 7.30pm Mon 3 Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (U) 2.30pm | A Royal Affair (15) 5.30pm & 8.15pm Tue 4 Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days (U) 2.30pm | A Royal Affair (15) 5.30pm & 8.15pm Wed 5 Magic Mike (15) 5.30pm & 8pm Thu 6 Magic Mike (15) 5.30pm & 8pm Fri 7 The Wedding Video (15) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Sat 8 The Wedding Video (15) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Sun 9 The Wedding Video (15) 2.30pm & 5.30pm Mon 10 The Wedding Video (15) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Tue 11 The Wedding Video (15) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Wed 12 The Wedding Video (15) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Thu 13 The Wedding Video (15) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Fri 14 360 (15) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Sat 15 360 (15) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Sun 16 360 (15) 2.30pm & 5.30pm Mon 17 360 (15) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Tue 18 360 (15) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Wed 19 360 (15) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Thu 20 360 (15) 2.30pm & 5.30pm | Hungarian Rhapsody: Queen Live… (12A) 8pm Fri 21 Anna Karenina 11.30am, 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.15pm Sat 22 Anna Karenina 11.30am, 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.15pm Sun 23 Anna Karenina 2pm & 5pm | Hungarian Rhapsody: Queen Live… (12A) 8pm Mon 24 Anna Karenina 11.30am, 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.15pm Tue 25 Anna Karenina 10.30am (MM), 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.15pm Wed 26 Anna Karenina 11.30am, 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.15pm Thu 27 Anna Karenina 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.15pm Fri 28 Anna Karenina 11.30am, 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.15pm Sat 29 Anna Karenina 11.30am, 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.15pm Sun 30 Anna Karenina 2.30pm | All’s Well That Ends Well 5.30pm OCTOBER Mon 1 Tue 2 Wed 3 Thu 4 Fri 5 Sat 6 Sun 7 Mon 8 Tue 9 Wed 10 Thu 11 Fri 12 Sat 13 Sun 14 Mon 15 Tue 16 Wed 17 Thu 18 Fri 19 Sat 20 Sun 21 Mon 22 Tue 23 Wed 24 Thu 25 Fri 26 Sat 27 Sun 28 Mon 29 Tue 30 Wed 31

Anna Karenina 11.30am, 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.15pm Anna Karenina 11.30am, 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.15pm Anna Karenina 11.30am, 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.15pm Anna Karenina 11.30am, 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8.15pm Hope Springs (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Hope Springs (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Hope Springs (12A) 2.30pm & 5.30pm (SUBTITLED) Hope Springs (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Hope Springs (12A) 10.30am (MM), 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Hope Springs (12A) 11.30am, 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Hope Springs (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm To Rome With Love (12A) 2.30pm & 5.30pm | Cloudburst 8.30pm To Rome With Love (12A) 11am | Call Me Kuchu 1.30pm Hannah Free (15) 4.30pm | Weekend (18) 8pm Wish Me Away 1.30pm | Romeos (15) 4.30pm | Summer Storm (15) 8pm To Rome With Love (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm To Rome With Love (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm To Rome With Love (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm To Rome With Love (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Untouchable 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Untouchable 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Untouchable 2.30pm | Much Ado About Nothing 5.30pm Untouchable 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Untouchable 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Untouchable 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Untouchable 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Private Peaceful (12A) 2.30pm, 5.30pm & 8pm Brave (PG) 3D 2.30pm | Private Peaceful (12A) 5.30pm & 8pm Brave (PG) 3D 2.30pm | Dr Faustus 5.30pm Brave (PG) 3D 2.30pm | Private Peaceful (12A) 5.30pm & 8pm Brave (PG) 3D 2.30pm | Private Peaceful (12A) 5.30pm (PTP) & 8pm Brave (PG) 3D 2.30pm | Private Peaceful (12A) 5.30pm & 8pm

Further information on film classification is available at The Old Market Hall is supported by the following organisations:

OMH FILM GUIDE September-October2012  

Old Market Hall Cinema & Cafe Bar. FILM GUIDE September-October 2012

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