12 Years a Slave (15)
Friday 18 October 2019 – 18:30 Doors 19:00 Film
8.1 IMDB 95% RT
For this event we are teaming up with the Joseph Rowntree Foundation to bring you a free Black History Month special screening of this incredible Oscar and BAFTA winning film.
In the years before the Civil War, Solomon (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a free black man from upstate New York, is kidnapped and sold into slavery in the South. Subjected to the cruelty of one malevolent owner (Michael Fassbender), he also finds unexpected kindness from another, as he struggles continually to survive and maintain some of his dignity. Then in the 12th year of the disheartening ordeal, a chance meeting with an abolitionist from Canada changes Solomon’s life forever.
Aesthetica Short Film Night
Friday 25 October 2019 – 19:00 Doors 19:30 Film
For our October event we have a very exciting collaboration with Aesthetica Short Film festival who have kindly provided us with 8 of their top notch short films to share with you. Some of these are BAFTA and/or OSCAR nominated such as the immense ‘Black Sheep’. (TRAILER)
We will be running this night for the reduced fee of £2 (Free for our members) and we very much hope you’ll join us to experience some of the best emerging talent in the film industry.
Friday 22 November 2019 – 19:00 Doors 19:30 Film
7 IMDB 63% RT
Top quality family fun in the most recent film from director Danny Boyle (Sunshine, Slumdog Millionaire) and writer Richard Curtis (Notting Hill, Love Actually).
Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in an English seaside town whose dreams of fame are rapidly fading, despite the fierce devotion and support of his childhood best friend, Ellie. After a freak bus accident during a mysterious global blackout, Jack wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed. Performing songs by the greatest band in history to a world that has never heard them, Jack becomes on overnight sensation with a little help from his agent.
The Grinch (U)
Sunday 15 December 2019 – 12:00 Doors 12:30 Film
6.3 IMDB 59% RT
A grumpy grinch plots to ruin Christmas for the whole of Whoville.
Based on the Dr. Seuss book, ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’ this iteration features the vocal talent of Benedict Cumberbatch in the lead role as well as support from Angela Lansbury and Pharrell Williams. We are teaming up with New Earswick Folk Hall for this event so following the film will be a Christmas party for the kids. Watch this space for more info!