Archive for "Season 2015/16"

Pride (15)

Based on a true story set against the backdrop of the 1984 Miners’ Strike, this quirky, warm hearted film has comedy with a real edge…

Deux jours, une nuit (15)

Powerful social drama with Marion Cotillard as an emotionally frail Sandra who has just 48 hours to persuade her many colleagues to save her from…

Finding Vivian Maier (12a)

The chance discovery of a secret hoard of photographs sets documentary film-maker John Maloof off on the trail of an intensely private nanny, now seen…

Ida (12a)

Poland 1962 – Anna, abandoned in a convent as a child, is due to take her final vows. Before she does, her mother superior orders…

Selma (12a)

A powerful examination of one of the key moments of the Civil Rights Movement: the three month period in 1965. The epic march from Selma…

Whiplash (15)

J.K Simmons and newcomer Miles Teller are outstanding in this gripping story of a gifted young jazz musician and his maverick teacher who will go…

’71 (15)

A survival thriller set in Belfast in 1971. One of the UK’s hottest new acting talents, Jack O’Connell, stars as a soldier caught behind enemy…

Wild Tales (15)

Wild Tales is extraordinary. Writer and director, Damián Szifron, presents various tales of revenge and retribution, each rich with mordant black humour. The film is…

Slow West (15)

This is a surreal Western thriller, set in Colorado in 1870. It was directed by a Scot and was filmed in New Zealand. A naive…

The Salt of the Earth (12a)

A film about the life’s work of Sebastião Salgado a Brazilian photographer whose career led him away from his home to over 100 countries, towards…

Theeb (15)

Set in Western Arabia in 1916 the traditional life of Bedouin guides is interrupted by a British soldier who asks to be guided to a…

2001: A Space Odyssey (U)

We asked our previous chairmen to recommend a film for this season. Tim Edmund’s idea was to choose a classic film we may not have…

Brooklyn (PG)

Brooklyn is the story of a young Irish immigrant girl’s move to New York in the 1950s. Her journey, and the choices she faces, all…

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl (12a)

A touching and unsentimental comedy drama set in an American high school. Its strength lies in its uncommon insight into teenage humour. The young actors…

The Hundred-Foot Journey (PG)

Dishes out a mostly tasteful blend of comedy and drama with a dash of poignancy. The Kadam family arrive in rural France. Their pig-headed patriarch…