Robert Burns Centre
FILM THEATRE
  

JUNE 2018 @ RBCFT

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June Films

 

 
DATE FILM TIME (pm)
Mon 18 Dirty Pretty Things (plus short film) (15) LIMITED AVAILABILITY 7.00
Tue 19 Glasgow Girls (plus short film) (12+) SOLD OUT 10.30am
Tue 19 Once (plus short film) (15) 2.00
Tue 19 Never Steady, Never Still (15) 7.30
Wed 20 Persepolis (plus short film) (12A) 1.00
Wed 20 Calais Children: A Case To Answer & At Home In The World (12+) 5.30
Thu 21 An American Tail (U) SOLD OUT 10.30am
Thu 21 District 9 (plus short film) 7.00
Fri 22 Mary and the Witch’s Flower (U) 5.30
Fri 22 The Wound (15) 7.30
Sat 23 Mary and the Witch’s Flower (U) 11am
Sat 23 Take One Action : Not Without Us (12+) 5.30
Tue 26 The Leisure Seeker (15) 5.30
Wed 27 The Leisure Seeker (15) DEMENTIA FRIENDLY 10.30am
Wed 27 The Leisure Seeker (15) 6.00
Thu 28 The Leisure Seeker (15) LIMITED AVAILABILITY 7.30
Fri 29 On Chesil Beach (15) 7.30
Sat 30 On Chesil Beach (15) 7.30
     

Mon 18 June

Dirty Pretty Things (plus short film)
Stephen Frears | UK | 2003 | 97m | 15 | In English with subtitles

Dirty Pretty ThingsIntelligent thriller set amid London's illegal immigrants. Before the feature we will show Journey Through River Vitasta (Mohammad Urfi and Pawan Bali | India / Pakistan | 2012 | 16m), the first documentary to be shot on both sides of the Line of Control in Kashmir. Afterwards there will be a panel discussion with Aftab Khan (AWAZ Cumbria) and Razan Madhoon (filmmaker), with refreshments.

This screening is part of The Incomers Film Festival, showing films about the experiences of migrants and refugees, 18-21 June.

All screenings are free of charge. Pre-book our free childminding service by emailing: catherine.dodds@glasgow.ac.uk (spaces are limited for each screening).

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Tue 19 June

Glasgow Girls (plus short films)
Brian Welsh | UK | 2014 | 60m | 12+ |

Glasgow GirlsSeven teenage girls in a Glasgow High School try to stop the deportation of a classmate and her mother. Please also join us for two short film: Life On Hold and Rain is Beautiful (total 15 mins) showing before the main feature. There will be a panel discussion and refreshments after the feature.

This screening is part of The Incomers Film Festival, showing films about the experiences of migrants and refugees, 18-21 June.

All screenings are free of charge. Pre-book our free childminding service by emailing: catherine.dodds@glasgow.ac.uk (spaces are limited for each screening).

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Tue 19 June

Once (plus short film)
John Carney | Ireland | 2007 | 86m | 15

OnceModern day musical about a busker and an immigrant set in Dublin. Before the feature we will show Home (Daniel Mulloy | UK | 2012 | 20 mins), a multi-award winning film about a comfortable family leaving on what appears to be a holiday,  while thousands struggle to enter Europe. Afterwards there will be a panel discussion (speakers TBC)  and refreshments.

This screening is part of The Incomers Film Festival, showing films about the experiences of migrants and refugees, 18-21 June.

All screenings are free of charge. Pre-book our free childminding service by emailing: catherine.dodds@glasgow.ac.uk (spaces are limited for each screening).

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Tue 19 June

Never Steady, Never Still
Kathleen Hepburn | Canada | 2017 | 115m | 15

Never Steady, Never StillCanadian drama in which a mother (Shirley Henderson) struggles to take control of her life in the face of advanced Parkinson's disease, while her son battles his sexual and emotional identity amongst the violence of Alberta's oil field work camps.

Screening in association with Parkinsons UK.

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Wed 20 June

Persepolis (plus short film)
Vincent Paronnaud/Marjane Saltrapi | France/USA/Iran | 2007 | 96m | 12A |

PersepolisAnimated drama about a young Iranian girl growing up during the Islamic Revolution (contains religious themes that may cause offence). Please also join us for a short film: Supporting Syrians Acoss Borders (2 min) showing before the main feature. There will be a panel discussion and refreshments after the feature.

This screening is part of The Incomers Film Festival, showing films about the experiences of migrants and refugees, 18-21 June.

All screenings are free of charge. Pre-book our free childminding service by emailing: catherine.dodds@glasgow.ac.uk (spaces are limited for each screening).

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Wed 20 June

Calais Children: A Case To Answer & At Home In The World - Double Bill
Sue Clayton | UK/France/Belgium/ | 2017 | 62m | 12+  & Andreas Koefoed | Denmark | 2015 | 58m | 12+ | Contains Subtitles

TullyDouble bill of documentaries about children’s experiences as refugees, the first about the Calais ‘jungle’, the second about a refugee school in Denmark. Please also join us for a short film: Supporting Syrians Across Borders (2 min) showing before the main features. There will be a panel discussion and refreshments after the films are shown.

This screening is part of The Incomers Film Festival, showing films about the experiences of migrants and refugees, 18-21 June.

All films are free of charge. Pre-book our free childminding service by emailing: catherine.dodds@glasgow.ac.uk (spaces are limited for each screening).

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Thu 21June

An American Tail
Don Bluth | USA | 1986 | 80m | U

An American TailAnimated adventure about a Russian mouse emigrating to the USA.

This screening is now Sold Out.

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Thu 21 June

District 9 (plus short film)
Neil Blomkamp | South Africa/USA/New Zealand/Canada | 2009 | 112m | 15 |

District 9 Clever sci-fi in which aliens have landed...only to be exiled to a slum on the fringes of Johannesburg. Before the feature we will show The New Colossus (Alan Marcus | USA / UK | 2017 | 30 mins) https://alanrmarcus.com/#/colossus/, linking events around 9/11 with the current controversy over the US/Mexican wall. Afterwards there will be a panel discussion with Alan Marcus (filmmaker and Professor of Film and Visual Culture) and Naomi Richards (Lecturer in Health and Social Policy), with refreshments.

This screening is part of The Incomers Film Festival, showing films about the experiences of migrants and refugees, 18-21 June.

All screenings are free of charge. Pre-book our childminding service by emailing: catherine.dodds@glasgow.ac.uk (spaces are limited for each screening).

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Fri 22 – Sat 23 June

Mary and the Witch’s Flower / Meari to majo no hana
Hiromasa Yonebayashi | Japan | 2017 | 102m | U | Dubbed version

Mary and the Witch’s FlowerBased on Mary Stewart’s classic children’s book “The Little Broomstick” about a young girl named Mary, who discovers a flower that grants magical powers, but only for one night. An action-packed animated film full of jawdropping imaginative worlds, ingenious characters, and the simple, heartfelt story of a young girl trying to find her place in the world.

“A must for [Studio] Ghibli fans”, The Guardian

RELAXED PERFORMANCE
Sat 23 June at 11.00am
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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Fri 22 June

The Wound / Inxeba
John Trengrove | South Africa/ Germany/Netherlands/France | 2017 | 88m | 15 | Contains Subtitles

The Wound / InxebaAn exploration of tradition and sexuality set amid South Africa’s Xhosa culture. Every year the tribe’s young men participate in an ancient coming-of-age ritual. Xolani, a quiet and sensitive factory worker is assigned to guide Kwanda, a city boy from Johannesburg through this rite of passage. As Kwanda defiantly negotiates his queer identity, he quickly recognises the nature of Xolani’s relationship with fellow guide Vija.

LGBTPlusTickets for LGBTPlus members are £2 per person. For more information about LGBTPlus please call 0800 020 9653.

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Sat 23 June

Take One Action : Not Without Us
Mark Decena | USA| 2016 | 72m | 12+

Take One Action : Not Without UsA rousing documentary immersing viewers in the moving, personal journeys of seven grassroots campaigners as they attempt to harness the only force that can prevent climate change: the will of the people. From decreasing biodiversity to indigenous land rights abuses, Not Without Us connects the dots between growing inequality and government inaction, echoing its protagonist’s call for deep, far-reaching change.

As Scotland drafts a new Climate Change Bill, join us after the screening to explore the role social movements are playing in pushing for world-leading climate legislation.

Presented in association with Stop Climate Chaos Scotland and Friends of the Earth Scotland.

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Tue 26  - Thu 28 June

The Leisure Seeker
Paolo Virzi | Italy/France| 2017 | 112m | 15

The Leisure SeekerComedy drama in which a couple (Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland), married for 50 years, go on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker, travelling from Boston to The Ernest Hemingway Home in Key West. They manage to recapture their passion for life and their love for each other on a road trip that provides constant revelations and continual surprises.

DEMENTIA FRIENDLY SCREENING
Wed 27 June 10.30am
Low lights will remain on in the auditorium and the volume will be lowered. Free tea and coffee will be made available and there will be a 15m intermission half way through the film. Carers and Support Workers get in free of charge.

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Fri 29 & Sat 30 June

On Chesil Beach
Dominic Cooke | UK | 2017 | 110m | 15

On Chesil BeachDrama based on Ian McEwan's novella. In 1962 England, a young couple (Saoirse Ronan and Samuel West) find their idyllic romance colliding with issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.

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