First Man (12a)

Friday 24th May 2019 – 19:00 Doors – 19:30 Film

IMDB 7.4 – RT 87%

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We are trying something different for our May event and we’re inviting you to PAY IT FORWARD with us.

We’ll be covering the costs of putting on ‘First Man’ (12a) and all we ask is that you simply pay something forward to someone else after the event. It can be big or small, it’s completely up to you. You could have a chat and a sandwich with a homeless person, or perhaps give blood. Maybe you could reconnect with a friend who needs cheering up or start volunteering somewhere. Whatever it is, big or small, just pay something forward to make a positive difference!

Don’t worry if it’s not your thing – we’d still love you to come along and we will have a collection for York Food bank on the night for those who would rather donate. We have checked with them and cash donations are best so we will have a bucket!

The bar and doors are from 6:30pm and the film will start at 7:30pm with the introduction before hand. Come in good time to get your seats! We expect this to be a popular event so please reserve your ticket as soon as you can!

Synopsis – On the heels of their six-time Academy Award-winning smash, La La Land, Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling reteam for First Man, the riveting story of NASA’s mission to land a man on the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969. A visceral, first-person account, based on the book by James R. Hansen, the movie will explore the sacrifices and the cost—on Armstrong and on the nation—of one of the most dangerous missions in history.

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Evelyn (12a) – With Special Guests

Friday 07th June 2019 – 18:30 Doors – 19:30 Film

8.1 IMDB

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Evelyn is a deeply personal film from the Oscar-winning filmmakers of The White Helmets and Virunga. It’s the story of how a family survives the unthinkable. Fourteen years after the suicide of their son and brother, Evelyn, the family decide to walk the length of the UK and try to talk about him – something they had failed to do in over a decade.

This poetic feature documentary explores the fabric of grief and the longevity of love. Part quest film, part road-trip, part memoir, Evelyn is an exposition of the taboos of mental health and male emotion, and a tribute to our times.

We will also be welcoming local film maker Kev Curran from Inspired Youth to share his story as well as Andy Chapman, York’s Suicide Prevention Lead. We are glad to offer you this event free of charge and hope you’ll join in the discussion about this incredibly important subject.

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Call Me By Your Name (15) – With JRF LGBT+

Friday 28th June 2019 – 19:00 Doors – 19:30 Film

IMDB 7.9 – RT 95%

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For June’s film we will be teaming up with Joseph Rowntree Foundation LGBT+ network and bringing you ‘Call Me By Your Name’ (15) a beautiful and powerful coming of age, romantic drama film which garnered a number of accolades for it’s screenplay, direction, acting and music. Set in the summer of ’83 in Italy, a 17 year old Elio meets a Oliver, a handsome doctoral student. amid the sun-drenched splendour of their surroundings they embark on a summer that will alter their lives forever.

This will be a free event and is likely to be busy!

 

Coming Soon…

A Star is Born (15)

Friday 26 July 2019 – 19:00 Doors – 19:30 Film

7.8 IMDB 89% RT

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Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers — and falls in love with — struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer until Jackson coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally’s career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jackson fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.

Wall-E (U)

Sunday 28 July 2019 – 13:30 Doors 14:00 Film

8.4 IMDB 95% RT

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JOIN US for a journey through space with WALL-E, the award winning Disney Pixar movie about the last robot left on earth! He spends his days tidying up the planet, one piece of rubbish at a time. But during 700 years, WALL-E has developed a personality, and become a little lonely. Then he spots EVE and embarks on his greatest adventure yet as he follows her across the galaxy.

Blackkklansman (15)

Friday 27 September 2019 – 19:00 Doors 19:30 Film

7.5 IMDB 96% RT

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This Oscar winning brilliance is from visionary filmmaker Spike Lee and the producers behind ‘Get Out’. Blackkklansman is the incredible true story of an American hero. It’s the early 1970s, and Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) is the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to make a name for himself, Stallworth bravely sets out on a dangerous mission: infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan. The young detective soon recruits Flip Zimmerman (Adam Driver) and together they team up to take down the extremist hate group.

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