I, Daniel Blake (15) Friday 20th January 2017
Dave Johns, the leading man in the poster above, is making a personal appearance before the showing of the film to take part in a 40 minute Q & A press session with Abigail Scott-Paul from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. Buy your tickets for the show by using the link below. They will sell out fast for this eagerly awaited British Film, Directed by the master craftsman himself, Ken Loach and written by the multi-award winning Paul Lavery.
The film won the Palm D’Or in 2016 and Dave Johns’ acclaimed portrayal of Daniel was justly awarded the prestigious British Independent Film Actors Award of 2016.
Rocky Horror Picture Show (15)
Friday 28th October, 7:30pm
Halloween special – Come in costume… If you dare!
The story begins with a young engaged couple whose car breaks down near a castle where they go to seek help. Here they enter the mad, bad and dangerous world of transvestite alien Frank-N-Furter. Featuring iconic performances by Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon and Richard O’Brien (to name a few), plus that stunning soundtrack.
Director: Jim Sharman
Running time approx 140 mins
(Contains sexualized scenes)
Free Members Evening!*
Saturday 12th November, 7.30pm
*Free to all members who hold a valid Film at the Folk Hall membership card.
Bridge of Spies (12a) – Friday 25th November, 7.30pm
OSCAR and BAFTA WINNER: Best Supporting Actor, Mark Rylance.
A tense Cold War drama about a US lawyer recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for a Soviet captured American pilot. Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance and Alan Alda star.
Director: Steven Spielberg
Running time approx 142 mins
(Contains strong language, moderate threat, violence)
The Jungle Book (PG)
Saturday 18th December, 2pm
Christmas Matinee – Fun for the whole family!
The modern re-telling of the classic book by Rudyard Kipling. The film tells the story of Mowgli who after a threat from the tiger Shere Khan is forced to flee into the jungle and embark on a journey of self-discovery with the help of panther, Bagheera, and free spirited bear, Baloo. A magical film for all the family.
Director: Jon Favreau
Running time approx 106 mins
(Contains mild threat)
What you’ve missed this Autumn/Winter…
Friday 30th September, 7:30pm
OSCAR WINNER: Best Picture and Best Screenplay
The fascinating true story of how the Boston Globe uncovered the massive scandal of
child abuse and cover-up within the local Catholic Archdiocese, shaking the entire Catholic Church to its core. Starring Mark Ruffalo and Michael Keaton.
Director: Thomas McCarthy
Running time approx 129 mins
(Contains child sexual abuse messages)