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June Quick View - click on film for full film details:

June Films
Thu 1 Their Finest (12A) 7.30
Fri 2 Lady Macbeth (15) 7.30
Sat 3 Wee Film Club (see Learning at RBCFT) 10.30am + 11.30am
Sat 3 Lady Macbeth (15) 7.30
Fri 16 & Sat 17 Mindhorn (15) 7.30
Fri 23 Akong - A Remarkable Life (U) 7.30


Thu 1 June

Their Finest
Lone Scherfig | UK | 2016 | 117m | 12A - Contains infrequent strong language, moderate sex, injury detail.

Their Finest1940, London, the Blitz. With the country’s morale at stake, screenwriter Catrin (Gemma Arterton) and a makeshift cast and crew work under fire to make a film to lift the British public’s spirits. Partnered alongside fellow screenwriter, Buckley, and eccentric actor Ambrose Hilliard (Bill Nighy), the trio set off to make a film that will warm the hearts of the nation and inspire America to join the war.

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Fri 2 – Sat 3 June

Lady Macbeth
William Oldroyd | UK | 2016 | 89m | 15

Lady MacbethRural England, 1865.

Katherine (Florence Pugh) is stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age, and his cold, unforgiving family. When she embarks on a passionate affair with a young worker on her husband’s estate, a force is unleashed inside her so powerful that she will stop at nothing to get what she wants.

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Fri 16 & Sat 17 June

Sean Foley | UK | 2016 | 89m | Cert 15

Akong – A Remarkable Life

A fading actor (Julian Barratt of The Mighty Boosh fame) redeems himself by reprising his 80s TV role as a renegade detective with a robotic truth-telling eye to help the Isle of Man police force solve a murder case.


“Julian Barratt co-writes and stars in a terrifically funny send-up of 80s detective shows“, The List


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Fri 23 June

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

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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