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Under The Shadow (15)

[ October 27, 2017; 12:30 am to 10:00 pm. ] “Focusing on a mother and daughter besieged by forces both worldly and otherwise in a Tehran apartment block, Under the Shadow presents a gripping portrait of an independently spirited woman shackled by sharia law who becomes more scared of the demonic forces tormenting her daughter than of the lashes threatened by her rulers or of fire falling […]

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Notes on Blindness

[ September 29, 2017; 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] A poetic and intimate story of loss, rebirth and transformation which documents one man’s journey into a world beyond sight.

You will find a great review of the film here.

You can watch the trailer here.

Notes on Blindness
(U)2016, UK 90 mins
Friday 29th September
Hallhill
Doors and Bar 7.30
Film starts at 8.00

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Son of Saul

[ August 25, 2017; 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] This month’s film is Son of Saul.  Rotten Tomatoes summed it up like this – Grimly intense yet thoroughly rewarding, Son of Saul offers an unforgettable viewing experience and establishes director László Nemes as a talent to watch.

You can watch the trailer here.

Son of Saul (15)

Hungary, 105 mins, Subtitles

Friday 25th August at Hallhill

Doors and Bar 7.30

Film starts […]

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The Lobster

[ June 30, 2017; 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm. 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] A surreal comedy set in a dystopian future where single people are arrested and given 45 days to find love or be turned into an animal.

In 2010 we screened a film called Dogtooth which was written and directed by Yorgos Lanthimos.  Dogtooth was one of those films that sharply divided the audience between those who […]

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The DAFTAs @ Hallhill Healthy Living Centre, Sunday 18th June

[ June 18, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] The red carpet is back, for the DAFTAs (Dunbar Amazing Film Talent Awards) ceremony.  We will be screening all the films shortlisted for this year’s competition.  The competition is in its fourth year and has set a new record for the number of films entered.  It promises to be a hotly contested and highly enjoyable event. […]

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Things to Come Friday 26th May

[ May 26, 2017; 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] A union to cherish between a writer-director and star working at peak power, Things to Come offers quietly profound observations on life, love, and the irrevocable passage of time.

You can watch the trailer here.

Things To Come (12)

France 2015, 100mins (Subtitles)

Friday 26th May @ Hallhill

Doors and Bar 7.30

Film Starts at 8.00

 

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Tokyo Story

[ April 28, 2017; 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm. ]  

‘In terms of family drama, has any film been more moving than Yasujiro Ozu’s Tokyo Story?

Time and again, Ozu has made films about family, and the shifting structure we refer to as “time and again”. Family is less a fixed entity than a kind of weather system that keeps coming back. So children need parents, […]

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Mustang

[ March 31, 2017; 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] A powerful portrait of female empowerment set in a remote Turkish village.

Early summer in a village in Northern Turkey.  Five free-spirited teenaged sisters splash about on the beach with their male classmates.  Though their games are merely innocent fun, a neighbour passes by and reports what she considers to be illicit behaviour to the girls’ […]

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Rams

[ January 27, 2017; 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Our first film of 2017 is the Icelandic film ‘Rams’.
In a remote valley two estranged brothers are forced to come together – after 40 years of feuding – to save their cherished rams.
“A darkly comedic drama, by turns hilarious and heartbreaking”  The Guardian
“Switching from dour humour to humanist drama without seeming contrived, this is a […]

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Slow West

[ November 25, 2016; 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] A young Scottish man’s odyssey across 19th century in search of the woman he loves is guided by a mysterious outlaw towards a terrible reckoning.

You can watch the trailer here.

SLOW WEST (15) 2015, New Zealand, 1hr 24 mins.

Friday 25th November  at Hallhill

Doors and Bar 7.30pm

Film starts at 8.00pm

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