Here is our film programme of the year, 2013.
All films are on a Friday (the last Friday of the month). Venue: Hallhill. Members and non-members welcome alike. Doors open 7.30 pm, film starts at 8 pm.
Entry for non-members is 6 pounds. A year’s membership — entitling you to see 10 films — is 22 pounds.
January 25th, I’ve Loved You So Long (12A) 2008, France, 117 mins (Subtitles)
A woman struggles to interact with her family and find her place in society after spending fifteen years in prison.
February 22nd, The Angel’s Share (15) 2012, UK, 101 mins
Narrowly avoiding jail, new dad Robbie vows to change. A visit to a whisky distillery inspires him and his friends to seek a way out of their hopeless lives.
March 29th, A Royal Affair (15) 2012, Denmark, 137 mins (Subtitles)
A young queen, married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician – igniting a revolution that changes a nation forever.
April 26th, Searching For Sugar Man (12A) 2012, Sweden/UK, 86 mins
Two South Africans set out to discover what happened to their unlikely musical hero, the mysterious 1970s rock ‘n’ roller, Rodriguez.
May 31st, Lemon Tree (PG) 2008, Israel, 107 mins (Subtitles)
A Palestinian widow defends her lemon grove against the new Israeli Defence Minister who has moved in next door.
June 28th, The Intouchables (15) 2011, France, 112 mins (Subtitles)
After being seriously injured in a paragliding accident, a French aristocrat hires a young man from the Projects – the suburban slums of Paris – to be his carer.
(July, no film)
August 30th, Moonrise Kingdom (12A) 2012, US, 94 mins
A pair of young lovers flee their New England town. Various factions turn the town upside down searching for them – which might not be such a bad thing.
September 27th, Babette’s Feast (U) 1987, Denmark, 102 mins (Subtitles)
A sternly protestant community in Denmark is scandalised by the sumptuous meal a mysterious French refugee organises to honour the pastor of their church.
October 25th, Laura (PG) 1944, US, 88 mins
A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he’s investigating. A rare chance to see this spellbinding classic on the big screen.
November 29th, North Face (12) 2008, Germany, 126 mins (Subtitles)
2 competing teams of climbers are forced to unite in a fight for their lives on the most dangerous mountain in Europe.
(December, no film)