Category: Events

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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The Pearl Button

[ October 28, 2016; 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] From Chile, a story about water through which flows a stream of historical recollections, and poetic reflections rendered with breathtaking clarity.

You can watch the trailer here.

THE PEARL BUTTON (15) 2016, Chile, 1hr 22mins (Subtitles)

Doors and Bar 7.30pm

Film begins at 8.00pm

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Brooklyn

[ September 30, 2016; 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] 1950s Brooklyn – an Irish immigrant falls in love but when her past catches up with her she is forced to choose between two countries, two lives.

You can watch the trailer here.

BROOKLYN (PG13) 2015, Ireland, 1hr 51mins.

Friday 30th September at Hallhill.

Doors & Bar 7.30

Film begins 8.00

 

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Timbuktu

[ August 26, 2016; 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Not far from the ancient Malian city of Timbuktu, now ruled by the religious fundamentalists, proud cattle herder Kidane lives peacefully in the dunes with his wife Satima, his daughter Toya, and Issan their twelve-year-old shepherd.  In town, the people suffer, powerless, under the regime of terror imposed by the Jihadists determined to control their […]

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