Robert Burns Centre
FILM THEATRE
  

DECEMBER 2017 @ RBCFT

Tel: 01387 264808  

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December Films
 
DATE FILM TIME (pm)
Fri 1 Author event + Whisky Galore! (U) SOLD OUT 7.30
Sat 2 Breathe (12A) 7.30
Mon 4 Mother! (18) 7.00
Tue 5 + Wed 6 Breathe (12A) 5.30
Thu 7 Breathe (12A) 10.45am
Fri 8 Murder On The Orient Express (12A) SOLD OUT  7.30
Sat 9 Wee Film Club (see Learning at RBCFT) 10.30am, 11.30am
Sat 9 Murder On The Orient Express (12A) LIMITED AVAILABILITY 7.30
Sun 10 Murder On The Orient Express (12A) LIMITED AVAILABILITY 2.00
Mon 11 I Am Not A Witch (12A) 7.00
Tue 12 Murder On The Orient Express (12A) SOLD OUT 5.30
Tue 12 The Party (15) 7.45
Wed 13 Murder On The Orient Express (12A) LIMITED AVAILABILITY both screenings 10.45am & 5.30
Thu 14 Murder On The Orient Express (12A) LIMITED AVAILABILITY 6.00
Fri 15 & Sat 16 The Death Of Stalin (15) 7.30
Mon 18 The Death Of Stalin (15) LIMITED AVAILABILITY 7.00
Tue 19 The Death Of Stalin (15) 7.30
Wed 20 The Man Who Invented Christmas (PG) 5.30
Wed 20 The Death Of Stalin (15) 7.30
Thu 21 The Man Who Invented Christmas (PG) 10.45am + 6.00
Thu 21 The Death Of Stalin (15) 8.00
Fri 22 The Snowman + The Snowman & The Snowdog (U) SOLD OUT both screenings 10.30am & 12.00
Fri 22 Paddington 2 (PG) SOLD OUT 5.00
Sat 23 The Snowman + The Snowman & The Snowdog (U) SOLD OUT both screenings 10.30am & 12.00
Sat 23 Paddington 2 (PG) SOLD OUT both screenings 2.30 + 5.00
Sun 24 The Snowman + The Snowman & The Snowdog (U) SOLD OUT 12.30
Sun 24 Paddington 2 (PG) SOLD OUT 2.00
Merry Christmas from all at the RBC - Mon 25 & Tue 26 Public Holiday
Wed 27 Paddington 2 (PG) SOLD OUT at 3.30pm 10.30am + 3.30
Wed 27 The Mountain Between Us (12A) 5.45
Thu 28 Paddington 2 (PG) SOLD OUT 3.30
Thu 28 The Mountain Between Us (12A) 5.45
Fri 29 Paddington 2 (PG) SOLD OUT 2.00
Fri 29 The Silence Of The Lambs (15) 7.30
Sat 30 Paddington 2 (PG) 2.00
Sat 30 Earth: One Amazing Day (U) 4.15
Sun 31 Paddington 2 (PG) SOLD OUT 2.00
     

Fri 1 Dec

Author Event + Whisky Galore!
Alexander Mackendrick | UK | 1949 | 80m | U | Black and White

Author Event + Whisky Galore!In conjunction with Waterstones and Book Week Scotland  (Monday 27 November – Sunday 3 December). Author Rachel McCormack will provide a talk on whisky as well as whisky tasting. Rachel is a regular panelist on BBC Radio 4’s “The Kitchen Cabinet”.

Preceding the talk and tasting we will be screening the classic Ealing comedy ‘Whisky Galore!’ based on the novel by Compton Mackenzie and set in the Outer Hebrides during WWII. Rachel will also be on hand to sign copies of her latest book, “Chasing the Dram: Finding the Spirit of Whisky”.

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Sat 2 Dec - Thu 7 Dec

Breathe
Andy Serkis | UK | 2017 | 117m | 12A

BreatheInspiring drama based on real life story of Robin Cavendish. When Cavendish (Andrew Garfield) is struck down by polio at the age of 28, he is given only a few months to live. With the help of his wife Diana (Claire Foy) and the ground-breaking ideas of inventor Teddy Hall (Hugh Bonneville), Robin becomes a pioneering advocate for the disabled as he and Diana travel the world with the hopes of transforming the lives of others like him. Contains infrequent bloody images.

Coffee ClubCoffee Club - 10.45am on Thur 7 Dec

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Mon 4 Dec

Mother!
Darren Aronofsky | USA | 2017 | 121m | 18

MotherThe latest from director Aronofsky (‘Black Swan’, ‘Noah’) is a brilliantly divisive thriller cum horror. A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.

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

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Fri 8 - 14 Dec

Murder On The Orient Express
Kenneth Branagh | USA/Malta | 2017 | 115m | 12A - Contains moderate violence, occasional bloody images

Murder On The Orient ExpressKenneth Branagh directs and stars as Hercules Poirot in the latest big-screen adaptation of Agatha Christie’s novel. A lavish train ride unfolds into a stylish and suspenseful mystery involving thirteen stranded strangers as Poirot probes the murder of an American tycoon aboard the legendary Orient Express. Also starring Dame Judi Dench, Olivia Coleman, Michelle Pfeiffer and Johnny Depp.

Coffee ClubCoffee Club - 10.45am on Wednesday 13 December

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Mon 11 Dec

I Am Not A Witch
Rungano Nyoni | UK/France | 2017 | 93m | 12A - Contains moderate threat, bloody images | Contains Subtitles

I Am Not A WitchAfter a minor incident in her Zambian village, eight-yearold Shula is exiled to a staterun witch camp. Tethered to a long white ribbon she is told that if she ever tries to run away, she will be transformed into a goat. Shula begins to settle into her new community, but as the days pass, she is forced to make a difficult decision – whether to resign herself to life on the camp, or take a risk for freedom.

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

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Tue 12 Dec

The Party
Sally Potter | UK | 2017 | 71m | 15 | Black & White

The PartyJanet (Kristin Scott Thomas) has just been appointed to a key ministerial position in the shadow cabinet. She and her husband Bill (Timothy Spall) plan to celebrate this with a few close friends. As the guests arrive the party takes an unexpected turn when Bill suddenly makes some explosive revelations that take everyone present by surprise. Love, friendships and political convictions are soon called into question in a comedy of tragic proportions.

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Fri 15 Dec - Mon 18 Dec

The Death Of Stalin
Armando Ianucci | France/UK | 2017 | 106m | 15

The Death Of StalinThe internal political landscape of 1950’s Soviet Russia takes on darkly comic form in a new film by writer/director Armando Iannucci. In the days following Stalin’s collapse, his core team of ministers tussle for control; some want positive change in the Soviet Union, others have more sinister motives. Their one common trait? They’re all just desperately trying to remain alive. One of the best - and funniest - films of the year!

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

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Wed 20 – Thu 21 Dec

The Man Who Invented Christmas
Bharat Nahulli | Ireland/ Canada | 2017 | 101m | PG

The Man Who Invented ChristmasOctober 1843. Charles Dickens (Dan Stevens) was broke. Despite early success, his last three books had failed. Rejected by his publishers, he set out to write and self-publish a book he hoped would rejuvenate his career. This is the story of the six fever-pitched weeks in which Dickens created “A Christmas Carol”, one of his most beloved stories. Also starring Christopher Plummer as Scrooge.

Coffee ClubCoffee Club - 10.45am on Thursday 21 December

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Fri 22 Dec - Sun 24 Dec

The Snowman + The Snowman & The Snowdog
Dianne Jackson | UK | 1982 | 27m | U / Hilary Audus | UK | 2012 | 24m | U

BreatheA double bill of Raymond Briggs’ animated classics.

'The Snowman' weaves a spell of magical enchantment as a young boy’s snowman comes to life and escorts him on a magical flying visit to the North Pole.

In 'The Snowman and The Snowdog' a young boy moves into the house in whose backyard the snowman was built. Finding a photograph of the snowman the boy rebuilds him, fashioning a snow dog out of the excess snow. The trio fly off in a plane to meet Santa, who gives the boy a magical dog collar which will make it the happiest Christmas ever for him.

All tickets are £3 per person.

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Fri 22 Dec – Thu 4 Jan

Paddington 2
Paul King | UK | 2017 | 103m | PG

PaddingtonThe perfect family treat at Christmas time. Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, takes on a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday. But when the gift is stolen, it's up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief.

Bring a baby  Bring a baby - 10.30am on Wednesday 27 December

RELAXED PERFORMANCE
Saturday 30 December @ 2.00pm
Designed for anyone who would benefit from a more easygoing 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.

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Wed 27 – Thu 28 Dec

The Mountain Between Us
Hany Abu-Asad | USA | 2017 | 112m | 12A - Contains moderate threat, sex, infrequent strong language

Stranded after a plane crash, two strangers (Kate Winslet and Idris Elba) must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a terrifying journey across hundreds of miles of wilderness, pushing one another to survive and igniting an unexpected attraction.

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Fri 29 Dec

The Silence of the Lambs
Jonathan Demme | 1991 | USA | 114m | 15

A young FBI cadet must receive the help of an incarcerated and manipulative cannibal killer to help catch another serial killer, a madman who skins his victims. Starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins in their iconic roles of FBI agent Clarice Starling and serial killer Hannibal Lecter, ‘The Silence of the Lambs’ is the ultimate psychological thriller and returns to the RBCFT in a new 4K restoration.

★★★★★
"A thrilling masterpiece... psycho-killer Hannibal still chills," The Guardian

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Sat 30 Dec

Earth: One Amazing Day
Richard Dale / Lixin Fan / Peter Webber | UK | 2017 | 95m | U

From BBC Earth Films this astonishing documentary reveals the awesome power of the natural world. Over the course of one single day, the film tracks the sun from the highest mountains to the remotest islands to exotic jungles. Breakthroughs in filmmaking technology bring you a jaw-dropping sense of cinematic splendour and highlights how every day is filled with more wonders than you can possibly imagine - until now.

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