The Magnificent Seven (1960) (PG) – + AGM

Friday 31 January 2020 – 18:00 AGM/19:00 Doors/19:30 Film

7.7 IMDB 88% RT

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The Magnificent Seven – The classic original with a terrific cast of Hollywood stars including Steve McQueen and Yul Brynne.

18:00 – Film at the Folk Hall Annual General Meeting
19:00 – General Doors + Bar Open
19:30 – Film Starts

Current members are free of charge upon showing your valid membership card.

New members may join online or on the door for £5 getting them their free entry and a full years membership.

Synopsis: A Mexican village is being terrorized by the bandit Calvera (Eli Wallach) and his gun blazing goons. Seven American mercenaries are hired to protect the village. The group trains the townsfolk in gunplay as a trap is set for Calvera. The bandits suffer casualties after a raid, but they regroup to capture the seven gunmen. Yul Brenner, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson, Robert Vaughn, Horst Buchholz, James Coburn and Brad Dexter star as the seven guns who must escape wrath of their captor Calvera. The story is taken from the Japanese film “Seven Samurai” which served as a blueprint for this near classic Western saga.

 

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Lady Bird (15) (International Women’s Week)

13th March 2020 – Doors 19:00 – Film 19:30

(7.4 IMDB/99% RT)

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We bring this event to you in partnership with our friends at Pop Up York and The Joseph Rowntree Foundation. Watch this award winning film written and directed by Greta Gerwig and starring the incredible Saoirse Ronan in a role everyone can relate to. Join us to celebrate women in film and the women in our lives with this incredible movie and guest speakers for only £2, all of which will go to a local charity.

 

Downton Abbey (PG)

20th March 2020 – Doors 19:00 – Film 19:30

(7.5 IMDB/84% RT)

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The beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the king and queen of England soon unleashes scandal, romance and intrigue — leaving the future of Downton hanging in the balance.

 

Sorry We Missed You (15)

24th April 2020 – Doors 19:00 – Film 19:30

(7.8 IMDB/85% RT)

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Ken Loache’s most recent work. Ricky and his family have been fighting an uphill struggle against debt since the 2008 financial crash. An opportunity to wrestle back some independence appears with a shiny new van and the chance to run a franchise as a self-employed delivery driver. It’s hard work, and his wife’s job as a carer is no easier. The family unit is strong but when both are pulled in different directions everything comes to breaking point.