Robert Burns Centre
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APRIL 2017 @ RBCFT

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April Films
 
DATE FILM TIME (pm)
Sat 1 Wee Film Club (see Learning at RBCFT) 10.30am + 11.30am
Sat 1 Hacksaw Ridge (15) 7.30
Sun 2 Moonlight (15) Additional screening 5.30
Mon 3 Moonlight (15) SOLD OUT 7.00
Tue 4 Sing (U) 11.00am
Tue 4 Moonlight (15) Limited Availability 7.30
Wed 5 Sing (U) 2.00
Wed 5 Harry Benson: Shoot First (cert. TBC) 7.30
Thu 6 Sing (U) 2.00
Thu 6 Hacksaw Ridge (15) 7.30
Fri 7 A Monster Calls (12A) 5.30
Fri 7 Loving (12A) 7.30
Sat 8 A Monster Calls (12A) 1.30
Sat 8 Susan Rennie + We’re Gangin On A Bear Hunt 4.00
Sat 8 Loving (12A) 7.30
Sun 9 Oscar’s Amazing Space Adventure 1.00
Sun 9 Mousetale Puppets Animal Workshop 2.30
Mon 10 It’s Only The End of the World (15) 7.00
Tue 11 Mad To Be Normal (15) 5.30+7.30
Wed 12 Loving (12A) 5.30
  Lion (PG) Additional screening 7.45
Thu 13 Loving (12A) 10.45am + 5.30
  Lion (PG) Additional screening 7.45
Sat 15 Beauty and The Beast (PG) 11.30am + 2.00
Sat 15 Viceroy’s House (12A) 7.30
Sun 16 Beauty and The Beast (PG) 11.30am + 2.00
Tue 18 Viceroy’s House (12A) Limited Availability at 10.45am 10.45am + 5.30
Wed 19 Beauty and The Beast (PG) 10.30am
Wed 19 Viceroy’s House (12A) Additional screening 5.30
Wed 19 Viceroy’s House (12A) Limited Availability 7.30
Thu 20 Viceroy’s House (12A) Additional screening 5.30
Thu 20 Viceroy’s House (12A) Limited Availability 7.30
Fri 21 Akong - A Remarkable Life (U) Limited Availability 7.30
Sat 22 Hidden Figures (PG) 7.30
Mon 24 Elle (18) 7.00
Tue 25 Hidden Figures (PG) Limited Availability 7.30
Wed 26 20th Century Women (15) 7.30
Thu 27 20th Century Women (15) 7.30
Fri 28 John Wick: Chapter 2 (15) 7.30
Sat 29 John Wick: Chapter 2 (15) 7.30
     

Fri 31 Mar – Thu 6 Apr

Hacksaw Ridge
Mel Gibson | USA/Australia | 2016 | 139m | 15 | Contains Subtitles

Hacksaw RidgeTrue story based on World War II Army medic Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield) the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon.

Whilst serving as a medic during the Battle of Okinawa Doss became the first conscientious objector to ever earn the Congressional Medal of Honor.

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Mon 3 – Tue 4 Apr

Moonlight
Barry Jenkins | USA | 2016 | 111m | 15

MoonlightDrama which chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood – played by three actors at different stages of his life - as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.

Film ClubCome join other Movie Enthusiasts at our Film Club - Monday at 7.00pm!

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Tue 4 – Thu 6 Apr

Sing
Garth Jennings | USA | 2016 | 108m | U

SingThe immensely popular animated musical about the koala bear who stages a singing contest to help save his ailing theatre comes to the RBC in time for the Easter holidays. Buster Moon (voiced by Matthew McConaughey) is the koala impresario who stages the world’s greatest singing competition.

APRIL FAMILY FILM - FAMILY FRIENDLY SCREENINGS
Every month we have one family friendly film for younger audiences. Tickets cost £4.60 per person, irrespective of size, age or screening time!
We normally disapprove of talking during films but as these shows are primarily for children, grown-ups should expect a little bit of noise.

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Wed 5 Apr

Harry Benson: Shoot First
Justin Bare, Matthew Miele | USA | 2016 | 87m | Cert TBC

Harry Benson: Shoot First Documentary which offers a captivating survey of the life and work of Harry Benson CBE, the Scots-born photographer who captured some of the most iconic moments in the 20th Century.

Benson initially rose to fame alongside The Beatles having been assigned to cover their inaugural trip to the United States in 1964 and his extensive portfolio includes iconic images of Winston Churchill, Bobby Fischer, Muhammad Ali, Greta Garbo, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Robert F. Kennedy assassination.

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Fri 7 – Thu 13 Apr

Loving
Jeff Nichols | USA | 2016 | 123m | 12A - Contains infrequent racist language.

LovingDrama based on one couple's fight against institutionalised racism in the not too distant past. The true story of Richard and Mildred Loving (Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga), an interracial couple who, in 1958, married in Washington D.C. because of antimiscegenation laws in their home state of Virginia that see them persecuted upon their return. So began a nine-year legal battle that went all the way to the Supreme Court.

Coffee Club  Coffee Club - 10.30am on Thursday 13 April

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Wed 12 - Thu 13 Apr

Lion
Garth Davis | Australia | 2016 | 118m | PG | Contains Subtitles

JackieAn uplifting and heart-warming true story of one man's search for home. Saroo, a five-year-old Indian boy, gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of miles from home before ending up in an orphanage. Eventually adopted by an Australian couple he finds love and security as he grows up in Hobart. A chance meeting with some fellow Indians 25 year later stirs up long forgotten memories and Saroo sets out to find his lost family.

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Fri 7 - Sat 8 Apr

A Monster Calls
Juan Antonio Bayona | UK/USA/Spain/Canada | 2016 | 108m | 12A - Contains moderate threat, scenes of emotional distress.

A Monster CallsA visually spectacular drama from director Bayona (‘The Impossible’) based on the award winning children’s novel by Patrick Ness. 12 year old Conor attempts to deal with his mother’s illness and the bullying of his classmates by escaping into a fantastical world of monsters and fairy tales that explore courage, loss and faith.

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Sat 8 Apr

Author Susan Rennie presents
We’re Gangin on a Bear Hunt
4.00pm | 60m

Gangin on a Bear HuntChildren’s classic by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury, “We’re Going on a Bear Hunt” has been charmingly recreated in Scots by Susan Rennie. Get ready for a big adventure, as a family of brave bear hunters trudge through muckle forests and skirlin snawstorms, claggie mud and deep cauld river in search of a glowerin bear. Dinnae be feart!

All tickets £4 | Age 3+

Big DoG Children’s Book FestivalBig DoG Children’s Book Festival
Part of Big DoG Children’s Book Festival organised by Wigtown Festival Company.

Tickets for these events, apart from A Monster Calls, are available online at www.wigtownbookfestival.com, by phone on 01988 403222 or in person at 11 North Main Street, Wigtown

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Sun 9 Apr

Oscar's Amazing Space Adventure
1.00pm | 60m

Oscar's Amazing Space AdventureWhen his curiosity gets the better of him, Oscar the mouse finds himself on a bizarre intergalactic mission with Zimmy – an alien! Join the two friends as they overcome their differences, learn about the solar system and face the Giant Ten-eyed Moon Slug.

This funny, mesmerising, glow-in-thedark show by Mousetale Puppets will captivate and entertain the whole family.

All tickets £4 | Age 4+

Big DoG Children’s Book FestivalBig DoG Children’s Book Festival
Part of Big DoG Children’s Book Festival organised by Wigtown Festival Company.

Tickets for these events, apart from A Monster Calls, are available online at www.wigtownbookfestival.com, by phone on 01988 403222 or in person at 11 North Main Street, Wigtown

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Sun 9 Apr

Mousetale Puppets Animal Workshop
2.30pm | 120m

Tickets £4 | Age 7-12

Big DoG Children’s Book FestivalBig DoG Children’s Book Festival
Part of Big DoG Children’s Book Festival organised by Wigtown Festival Company.

Tickets for these events, apart from A Monster Calls, are available online at www.wigtownbookfestival.com, by phone on 01988 403222 or in person at 11 North Main Street, Wigtown

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Mon 10 Apr

It’s Only The End of The World / Juste la fin du monde
Xavier Dolan | Canada/France | 2016 | 97m | 15 | Subtitles

It’s Only The End of The WorldAfter 12 years of estrangement, a writer returns to his hometown, planning on announcing his impending death to his family. However, his mother, tempestuous siblings (Vincent Cassel and Léa Seydoux) and beleaguered sister-in-law (Marion Cotillard) have their own personal grievances to air. As buried resentments threaten to surface and fits and feuds begin to unfold, all attempts at empathy are sabotaged by the family’s inability to listen and love.

Film ClubCome join other Movie Enthusiasts at our Film Club - Monday at 7.00pm!

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Tue 11 Apr

Mad to be Normal
Robert Mullan | UK | 2016 | 106m | 15

Mad to be NormalDrama which tells the story of world-renowned Scottish psychiatrist RD Laing (David Tennant) and his unique community at Kingsley Hall, East London, during the 1960s. Laing established Kingsley Hall as a medication-free community for those seriously affected by schizophrenia. His methods, which involved experimenting with LSD on his patients and practicing a form of selfhealing known as metanoia, flew in the face of a medical establishment that considered Laing a dangerous radical.

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Sat 15 – Wed 19 Apr

Beauty and the Beast
Bill Condon | USA | 2016 | 123m | PG

Beauty and the BeastThe latest of Disney’s live action updates is an adaptation of the much loved fairy tale about a young prince (Dan Stevens), imprisoned in the form of a beast, who can be freed only by true love.

What may be his only opportunity arrives when he meets Belle (Emma Watson), the only human girl to visit the castle since it was enchanted.

RELAXED PERFORMANCE - Saturday 15th April at 2.00pm
Designed for anyone who would benefit from a more easy-going environment, including people with Autism Spectrum Conditions, learning disabilities or dementia, and families with babies. Low lights will remain on in the auditorium and the volume will be lowered. You’re free to move around and make noise, or take a break during the film. Staff will be available to assist with seating and access arrangements.

Bring a baby  Bring a baby - 10.30am on Wednesday 19 April

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Sat 15 – Thu 20 Apr

Viceroy’s House
Gurinder Chadha | UK/India | 2016 | 106m | 12A - Contains brief distressing images.

Viceroy’s HouseFor six months in 1947, Lord Mountbatten (Hugh Bonneville) assumed the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people. Mountbatten lived upstairs together with his wife and daughter. Downstairs lived their 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants. As the political elite took their seats upstairs to wrangle over the birth of independent India, conflict erupted throughout the House.

Coffee Club  Coffee Club - 10.30am on Tuesday 18 April

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Fri 21 Apr

Akong – A Remarkable Life
Chico Dall'Inha | UK | 2016 | 100m | Cert TBC

Akong – A Remarkable LifeDocumentary about the life of Chöje Akong Tulku Rinpoche, four years after his murder in Chengdu, China. The film charts Akong Rinpoche’s escape from Chinese-invaded Tibet in 1959, becoming a refugee, first in India, then in the United Kingdom where he established the Samye Ling Tibetan Buddhist Monastery in Eskdalemuir.

Following the screening there will be a talk about the humanitarian works funded by the proceeds of the film.

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Sat 22 + Tue 25 Apr

Hidden Figures
Theodore Melfi | USA | 2016 | 127m | PG

Hidden FiguresAs the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians who provided NASA with the important mathematical data needed to launch the program's first successful space missions.

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Mon 24 Apr

Elle
Paul Verhoeven | France/ Germany/Belgium | 2016 | 130m | 18 | Subtitles

EllePsychological thriller about a businesswoman Michèle Leblanc (Isabelle Huppert), head of a successful video game company who brings the same ruthless attitude to her love life as to business. When Michèle is attacked in her home by an unknown assailant she tracks the man down and both are soon drawn into a curious and thrilling game that may, at any moment, spiral out of control.

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Wed 26 – Thu 27 Apr

20th Century Women
Mike Mills | USA | 2016 |118m | 15

20th Century WomenIn 1970s California, Dorothea Fields (Annette Benning) is a determined single mother in her mid-50s who is raising her adolescent son, Jamie, at a moment brimming with cultural change and rebellion. Dorothea enlists the help of two younger women - Abbie, a free-spirited punk artist living as a boarder in the Fields' home and Julie, a savvy and provocative teenage neighbour - to help with Jamie's upbringing.

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Fri 28 – Sat 29 Apr

John Wick: Chapter 2
Chad Stahelski | USA | 2016 | 122m | 15

John Wick: Chapter 2Legendary hitman John Wick is forced back out of retirement by a former associate plotting to seize control of a shadowy international assassins' guild. Bound by a blood oath to help him, John travels to Rome, where he squares off against some of the world's deadliest killers.

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