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The Florida Project, 30 June 2018

This sounds like a fab film, I hope everyone can make it this month!
“The firecracker story of a six-year-old girl, her friends and single mother in a scuffed motel outside Walt Disney World in Orlando.” – Danny Leigh, The Guardian.
June 29th, 7.30 at the Hallhill Sports centre in Dunbar, show starts promptly at 8.

Fire at Sea – Friday 25th May

In this stellar documentary, Gianfranco Rosi contrasts the lives of the desperate thousands landing on the shores of a Sicilian island with the everyday existence of the locals.
An Academy Award® nominee for Best Documentary Feature and the first nonfiction film to ever win the top prize at the Berlin International Film Festival, Fire at Sea takes […]

The Salesman Friday 27th April

Forced to leave their apartment due to a dangerous construction project in a neighboring building, a young Iranian couple moves to the center of Tehran where they become embroiled in a life-altering situation involving the previous tenant.

The director Asghar Farhadi won his second Oscar in a row for this film ( the first was for […]

Bicycle Thieves Friday 23rd February

 
“Bicycle Thieves” is so well-entrenched as an official masterpiece that it is a little startling to visit it again after many years and realize that it is still alive and has strength and freshness.
Given an honorary Oscar in 1949, routinely voted one of the greatest films of all time, revered as one of the foundation […]

Moonlight Friday 26th January

[ January 26, 2018; 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ]
“In these uncertain times, we need storytellers who can turn a tale of conflict and hardship into a symphony of love and friendship that endures through all the pain. I doubt that I will see a better film than ‘Moonlight’ this year.”   

 
Our first film of 2018 is Moonlight
 

“A coming-of-age story about a young man from […]

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 […]

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. […]

Dunbar Short Film Competition 2017 – The DAFTAs

The competition is free to enter and is open to everyone. Whether you are young or old, a budding film maker, have something important to say or just want to do something creative with your digital camera we would like to hear from you.
Your film can be on any subject and in any genre, it can be […]

Dheepan

Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, the new film from acclaimed director Jacques Audiard (A Prophet) is a gripping, human tale of survival. On the losing side of a civil war in Sri Lanka, a Tamil soldier (Antonythasan Jesuthasan) poses as the husband and father of two other refugees in […]

DAFTA Winners 2016

On Sunday more than 80 people came along to Hallhill to walk the DAFTAs red carpet, watch the shortlisted films and vote for their favourites.

We had some brilliant entries this year with surreal Lego stop motion animations, fashion advice for soft toys, a peek inside the mind of a sleeping dog, an eye opening film about […]

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