Robert Burns Centre
FILM THEATRE
  

FEBRUARY 2017 @ RBCFT

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February Films
 
DATE FILM TIME (pm)
Wed 1 Sully (12A) (10.30am Baby Friendly)  10.30am & 7.30
Thu 2 The Birth Of A Nation (15) 10.45am Cancelled 10.45am + 8.00
Fri 3 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (12A) Limited Availability 7.30
Sat 4 Wee Film Club (see Learning at RBCFT) 10.30am + 11.30am
Sat 4 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (12A) 3.00 + 7.30
Mon 6 The Unknown Girl (15) 7.00
Tue 7 The Unknown Girl (15) 7.30
Wed 8 The Eagle Huntress (U) CANCELLED 7.30
Thu 9 The Eagle Huntress (U) 7.30pm SOLD OUT 5.30 & 7.30
Fri 10 American Pastoral (15) 7.30
Sat 11 Ballerina (U) - Family Friendly Screening 11am + 3.00
Sat 11 American Pastoral (15) 7.30
Mon13 American Pastoral (15) 7.00
Tue 14 Ballerina (U) Family Friendly Screening Limited Availability 11am
Tue 14 Silence (15) Limited Availability 7.00
Wed 15 Ballerina (U) Family Friendly Screening Limited Availability 2.00
Wed 15 Silence (15) 7.00
Thu 16 Silence (15) 7.00
Fri 17 + Sat 18 Manchester By The Sea (15) Limited Availability on both nights 7.30
Mon 20 Manchester By The Sea (15) Limited Availability 7.00
Tue 21 + Wed 22 Manchester By The Sea (15) Limited Availability on Tue 5.30
Thu 23 Manchester By The Sea (15) Limited Availability 8.00
Fri 24 La La Land (12A) SOLD OUT 7.30
Sat 25 La La Land (12A) SOLD OUT 7.30
Sun 26 La La Land (12A) Oscar Night Special - SOLD OUT 6.30
Mon 27 La La Land (12A) SOLD OUT 7.00
Tue 28 Lehar’s The Merry Widow 12.45
Tue 28 La La Land (12A) Limited Availability for both screenings 5.30 + 8.00
     

Wed 1 February

Sully
Clint Eastwood | USA | 2016 | 96m | 12A - Contains moderate threat, infrequent strong language.

SullyBiographical drama based on the true story of Captain Chesley “Sully" Sullenberger (Tom Hanks), who safely crash-landed a plane on the Hudson River in 2009. Sully becomes a national hero in the eyes of the public and the media. Despite the accolades, the famed pilot now faces an investigation that threatens to destroy his career and reputation.

Bring a Baby Bring a Baby (only for parents/guardians with babies aged 18 months and under) - 10.30am on Wednesday 1 February

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Fri 27 Jan – Thu 2 February

The Birth of a Nation
Nate Parker | USA | 2016 | 120m | 15

The Birth of a Nation Historical drama based on the true story of Nat Turner, who led the 1831 Southampton County Slave Rebellion. An enslaved Baptist preacher, Nat lives on a Virginia plantation owned by Samuel Turner. With rumours of insurrection in the air, a cleric convinces Samuel that Nat should sermonize to other slaves, thereby quelling any notions of an uprising. As Nat witnesses the horrific treatment of his fellow man, he realises that he can no longer just stand by and preach.

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Fri 3 – Sat 4 February

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
Gareth Edwards | USA/UK | 2016 | 134m | 12A - Contains moderate violence.

Bridge of SpiesSet shortly before the events of ‘Star Wars: Episode IV– A New Hope’, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the original Death Star, the Empire's ultimate weapon of destruction.

RELAXED PERFORMANCE
Sat 4 Feb - 3.00pm
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.

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Mon 6 – Tue 7 February

The Unknown Girl / La fille inconnue
Jean-Pierre Dardenne/Luc Dardenne | France/Belgium | 2016 | 113m | 15 | Subtitles

The Unknown GirlJenny Davin is a young doctor who refuses to open the door of her practice to a mysterious late-night caller. The next morning, Davin learns that the caller was a girl who has been found dead, and that the police have no way of identifying her. Shocked and guiltstricken by the news, Jenny resolves to discover the name of the young girl to ensure she won’t be buried anonymously.

Film ClubTry our Monday Night Film Club at 7pm!

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Wed 8 – Thu 9 February

The Eagle Huntress
Otto Bell | UK/Mongolia/USA | 2016| 87m | U

The Eagle HuntressDocumentary about Aisholpan, a 13-year-old nomadic Mongolian girl who is fighting to become the first female eagle hunter in twelve generations of her Kazakh family. Through breath-taking aerial cinematography and intimate vérité footage, the film captures her personal journey while also addressing universal themes like female empowerment, the natural world, coming of age and the onset of modernity.

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Fri 10 – Mon 13 February

American Pastoral
Ewan McGregor | USA/Hong Kong | 2016 | 108m | 15

American PastoralBased on the novel by Philip Roth and set in 1960s America, a father (Ewan McGregor), who’s been a staple in his quaint community for years, watches his seemingly perfect life fall apart as his daughter's new political affiliation threatens to destroy their family.

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Sat 11 – Wed 15 February

Ballerina
Eric Summer / Éric Warin | France/Canada | 2016 | 89m | U

BallerinaAnimation set in 1879 Paris. An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.

FAMILY FRIENDLY SCREENINGS
‘Ballerina’ is our Family Friendly film for February.
Tickets for all performances are only £4.60 per person, irrespective of size or 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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Tue 14 – Thu 16 February

Silence
Martin Scorsese | Italy/ Mexico/USA | 2016 | 159m | 15 | English and Japanese

SilenceThis adaption of Shusaku Endo's 1966 novel about religious persecution in 17th Century Japan has been a passion project for director Martin Scorsese for three decades. Portuguese Jesuit priests (Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver) encounter violence and persecution when they travel to Japan to locate their mentor (Liam Neeson) and propagate Christianity.

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Fri 17 – Thu 23 February

Manchester By The Sea
Kenneth Lonergan | USA | 2016 | 135m | 15

Manchester By The SeaLee Chandler (Casey Affleck) is a brooding, irritable loner who works as a janitor for a Boston apartment block. Then one day he gets a call summoning him to his hometown, north of the city. His brother died suddenly, and he's been named guardian to his 16-year-old nephew. As if losing his only sibling and doubts about raising a teenager weren't enough, his return to the past re-opens an unspeakable tragedy.

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Tue 28 February

Franz Lehár Merry Widow / Lehar: Die Lustige Witwe
Lofti Mansouri | USA | 2001 | 188m | Cert TBC

Franz Lehar Merry WidowLotfi Mansouri's spectacular last production as General Director of The San Francisco Opera. Yvonne Kenny makes her debut in the title role with new dialogue specially commissioned from Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Wendy Wasserstein and an original ballet to set the scene ‘Chez Maxime’ bringing fresh insight into Lehár's classic operetta.

In Association with The Dumfries Branch of Friends of the Scottish Opera.

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Fri 24 - Tue 28 February

La La Land
Damian Chazelle | USA | 2016 | 128m | 12A - Contains infrequent strong language.

La La Land In the heart of Los Angeles, aspiring actress Mia (Emma Stone) serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions while dedicated jazz musician Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) plays in dingy bars in order to scrape by. The two meet and fall in love, but, as success mounts, the dreams they worked so hard to maintain threaten to rip them apart.

Join us on Sunday 26th Feb for an Oscar Night screening. Music by Cafe Largo playing music from Hollywood films from 6.30pm to 7.30pm with the film at 7.45pm. Please note this will be a captioned screening for hard of hearing.

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