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The Bookshop (PG)

Thursday 29th November

Doors open 7pm

Starring Emily Mortimer and Bill Nighy, this film is set in England in 1959 and based in a small East Anglian town where Florence Green decides, against polite but ruthless local opposition, to open a bookshop.

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Journey’s End (12A)

Thursday 15th November

Doors open 7pm

Based on an adaptation of the play by R.C. Sherrif, this British film tells the story of a group of soldiers awaiting their fate in an Aisne dugout during the end of World War I. They are led by a young officer Stanhope, played by Sam Clafi, whose mental health is rapidly disintegrating.

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The Leisure Seeker (15)

Thursday 1st November

Doors open 7pm

Starring Donald Sutherland and Dame Helen Mirren as John and Ella Spencer, this comedy drama follows the couple as they travel from Boston to the Hemmingway House in the Florida Keys, taking one final journey in their vintage recreational vehicle before his Alzheimer’s and her cancer can catch up with them.

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On Chesil Beach (15)

Thursday 18th October

Doors open 7pm

Based on the Booker Prize nominated novel by Ian McEwan and adapted by the same author, this British film drama starring Saoirse Ronan and Billy Howle tells the story of virgin newlyweds, Florence and Edward, and their first disastrous attempt at coitus. The initial experience and their differing responses to the failure have lifelong consequences for both.

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The Mercy (12A)

Thursday 4th October

Doors open 7pm

A British biographical drama based on the true story of the disastrous attempt by the amateur sailor Donald Crowhurst to complete the Sunday Times Golden Global Race in 1968 and his subsequent attempts to cover up his failure. Starring Colin Firth and Rachel Weisz.

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Entebbe (12A)

Thursday 20th September

Doors open 7pm

This crime thriller starring Rosamund Pike and Daniel Bruhl recounts the true story of Operation Entebbe, a 1976 counter-terrorist hostage-rescue operation which saw Israeli special forces fly thousands of miles to Uganda to rescue passengers (many of them Israelis) who had been aboard an Air France flight hijacked by militants fighting for the liberation of Palestine.

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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (12A)

Thursday 6th September, 2018

Doors open 7pm

Based on the 2008 novel of the same name, written by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Burrows, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is a British-French historical drama starring Lily James and Penelope Wilton.

Set in 1946, it follows a London-based writer who begins exchanging letters with residents on the island of Guernsey, which was German-occupied during World War II.

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Phantom Thread (15)

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Thursday 26th July 2018

Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm showing

Set in the glamour of 1950’s post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are at the center of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutantes and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock. Women come and go through Woodcock’s life, providing the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and companionship, until he comes across a young, strong-willed woman, Alma (Vicky Krieps), who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover. Once controlled and planned, he finds his carefully tailored life disrupted by love.

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Darkest Hour (PG)

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Thursday 12th July 2018

Doors open 7pm for a 7.30pm showing

A thrilling and inspiring true story begins at the precipice of World War II as, within days of becoming Prime Minister of Great Britain, Winston Churchill (Academy Award nominee Gary Oldman) must face one of his most turbulent and defining trials: exploring a negotiated peace treaty with Nazi Germany, or standing firm to fight for the ideals, liberty and freedom of a nation. As the unstoppable Nazi forces roll across Western Europe and the threat of invasion is imminent, and with an unprepared public, a skeptical King, and his own party plotting against him, Churchill must withstand his darkest hour, rally a nation, and attempt to change the course of world history.

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The Post (12A)

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Thursday 28th June 2018

Doors open 7pm for a 7.30pm showing

Katharine Graham is the first female publisher of a major American newspaper — The Washington Post. With help from editor Ben Bradlee, Graham races to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spans three decades and four U.S. presidents. Together, they must overcome their differences as they risk their careers — and very freedom — to help bring long-buried truths to light.

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