Robert Burns Centre
FILM THEATRE
  

November 2018 @ RBCFT

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November Films
 
DATE FILM TIME (pm)
Thu 1 The Little Stranger (12A) 7.30
Fri 2 The Wife (15) *SOLD OUT* 7.30
Sat 3 Wee Film Club (see Learning at RBCFT) 10.30am + 11.30am
Sat 3 The Wife (15) *Limited Availability* 7.30
Sat 3 Anna and the Apocalypse (15+) 9.30
Sun 4 The Wife (15 *Extra Screening* 2.00
Mon 5 Faces Places (PG) 7.00
Tue 6 The Wife (15) *Extra Screening*  3.30 
Tue 6 The Wife (15 *Limited Availability* 5.30
Wed 7 The Wife (15) *Limited Availability at 6.00pm* 10.30am + 6.00
Thu 8 The Wife (15) *SOLD OUT at 10.45am* *Limited Availability at 7.30pm* Extra Screening at 5.30pm 10.45am, 5.30, 7.30
Fri 9 Johnny English Strikes Again (PG) 6.00
Sat 10 Johnny English Strikes Again (PG) 2.00
Sat 10 Leaning Into The Wind: Andy Goldsworthy (PG) 7.30
Mon 12 Columbus (12A) 7.00
Tue 13 Johnny English Strikes Again (PG) 7.45
Wed 4 Leaning Into The Wind: Andy Goldsworthy (PG) 10.45am
Wed 14 EVENT CINEMA: Troilus & Cressida 7.00
Thu 15 Nae Pasaran (12A) 7.30
Fri 16 Smallfoot (U) 4.30
Fri 16 Leaning Into The Wind: Andy Goldsworthy (PG) *SOLD OUT* 7.30
Sat 17 Smallfoot (U) 11am + 2.00
Sat 17 First Man (12A) 7.30
Sun 18 2001: A Space Odyssey (U) 2.00
Mon 19 First Man (12A) 7.00
Tue 20 First Man (12A) 7.30
Wed 21 First Man (12A) 7.30
Thu 22 Trainspotting (18) 7.30
Fri 23 Becoming Animal (CertTBC) 7.30
Sat 24 King of Thieves (15) 7.30
Mon 26 Black 47 (15) 7.00
Tue 27 Crowdie & Cream + Q&A 6.30
Wed 28 Calamity Jane (U) 10.30am
Wed 28 Custody (15) FREE Event 5.30
Thu 29 King of Thieves (15) Extra Screening at 5.15pm *Limited Availability at 7.30pm* 5.15 + 7.30
Fri 30 The Nutcracker and The Four Realms (PG) 5.00
     

Fri 26 Oct + Thu 1 Nov

The Little Stranger
Lenny Abrahamson | USA | 2018 | 111m | 12A - Contains moderate threat, bloody images, infrequent strong language.

The Little StrangerSummer, 1948, Dr Faraday, a country doctor, is called to a patient at Hundreds Hall, where his mother once worked. The Hall has been home to the Ayres family for more than two centuries but it is now in decline and its inhabitants - mother, son and daughter - are haunted by something more ominous than a dying way of life. Faraday has no idea how closely, and how disturbingly, the family’s story is about to become entwined with his own.

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Fri 2 – Thu 8 Nov

The Wife
Björn Runge | Sweden/USA/UK | 2017 | 100m | 15

The WifeJoan Castleman (Glenn Close) has spent forty years sacrificing her ambitions to support her husband Joe (Jonathan Pryce) and his stellar literary career. Ignoring infidelities and excuses made in the cause of his art, she has put up with his behaviour. On the eve of Joe’s Nobel Prize for Literature Joan will confront the biggest sacrifice of her life and some long-buried secrets.
***** The Guardian

Bring a baby  Bring a baby - 10.30am on Wed 7 November

Coffee Club  Coffee Club - 10.45am on Thu 8 November

Local connection: Although set in Sweden and the USA much of ‘The Wife’ was filmed in Dumfries& Galloway in 2016 and many RBC customers appears as extras.

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Wed 31 Oct + Sat 3 Nov + Mon 17 Dec

Anna and the Apocalypse
John McPhail | UK / USA | 2018 | 92m | Cert TBC

Anna and the ApocalypseJoin us for a very special Halloween sneak preview of ‘Anna and the Apocalypse’ (released on 30 Nov). At Christmas, a zombie apocalypse threatens the fictional Scottish town of Little Haven forcing teenage Anna and her friends to fight, slash and sing their way to survival, facing the undead in a desperate race to reach their loved ones.

Local connection: The film’s producer, Naysun Alae-Carew, grew up in Dumfries; the film is based on Ryan McHenry’s short film, ‘Zombie Musical’, which was filmed in the town in 2010.

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Mon 5 Nov

Faces Places / Visages villages
Agnès Varda / JR | France | 2017 | 94m | PG | Contains Subtitles

Faces Places88 year-old film director Agnès Varda and photographer/muralist JR, boasting over a million followers on Instagram, have more in common than one might imagine. Both share a lifelong passion for images and how they are created, displayed, and shared. When JR, a long-time fan, went to meet Agnès, they both knew immediately they wanted to work together. The film documents their heartwarming journey through rural France and the unlikely, tender friendship they formed along the way.

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

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Fri 9 – Tue 13 Nov

Johnny English Strikes Again
David Kerr | UK/France/ USA | 2018 | 89M | PG

Johnny English Strikes AgainAfter a cyber-attack reveals the identity of all of the active undercover agents in Britain, Johnny English (Rowan Atkinson) is forced to come out of retirement to find the mastermind hacker.

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Mon 12 Nov

Columbus
Kogonoda | USA | 2017 | 104m | 12A - Contains infrequent strong language.

ColumbusAfter his father takes ill, Jin (John Cho) finds himself stuck in Columbus, Indiana, a small Midwestern city celebrated for its many significant modernist buildings. There he strikes up a friendship with Casey, a young architecture enthusiast who works at the local library. As their intimacy develops, Jin and Casey explore both the town and their own conflicted emotions.

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Wed 14 Nov

EVENT CINEMA: Troilus & Cressida – RSC Live
Running Time TBC

Troilus & CressidaTroilus and Cressida swear they will always be true to one another. But in the seventh year of the siege of Troy their innocence is tested, and exposed to the savage corrupting influence of war, with tragic consequences. Virtuoso percussionist Evelyn Glennie collaborates with RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran to create a satirical futuristic vision of a world resounding in battle.

Broadcast live from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon- Avon.

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Thu 15 Nov

Nae Pasaran
Felipe Bustos Sierra | UK | 2018 | 96m | 12A - Contains images of dead bodies, references to torture | In English with some Subtitles

Nae PasaranIn East Kilbride in 1974, workers at the Rolls Royce factory took action and refused to carry out repairs on warplane engines used in the violent military coup in Chile. Four years pass before the engines, left to rust in factory yard, mysteriously disappear in the middle of the night. The documentary reunites the Scottish workers to reveal the impact of their act of solidarity.

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Fri 16 – Sat 17 Nov

Smallfoot
Karey Kirkpatrick / Jason Reisig | USA | 2018 | 96m | U

SmallfootAnimated adventure that turns the Bigfoot legend upside down when a bright young Yeti (Channing Tatum) finds something he thought didn't exist - a human! News of this "smallfoot" (James Corden) throws the simple Yeti community into an uproar over what else might be out there in the big world beyond their snowy village.

Relaxed Performance:
Sat 17 Nov 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.

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Tue 2 Oct + Sat 10 - Fri 16 Nov

Leaning Into The Wind: Andy Goldsworthy
Thomas Riedelsheimer | UK/Germany | 2017 | 97m | PG | In English with some Subtitles

Leaning Into The WindAn award-winning, globally celebrated artist, Andy Goldsworthy OBE is known for creating unique work that combines materials from everyday surroundings. Some of his pieces are monumental works of land art, others exist only briefly before being altered or erased by natural processes. The film follows Goldsworthy from his home in Dumfriesshire to France, Brazil and the USA as he creates stunning works of art from the world around him.

We are delighted that artist Andy Goldsworthy will join us for a short Q&A after the screenings on 2 Oct and 16 Nov.

The screening on 2 Oct is in association with the local branch of the Art Fund.

Local connection: Andy Goldsworthy has made his home in the region.

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Sat 17 – Wed 21 Nov

First Man
Damien Chazelle | USA | 2018 | 141m | 12A - Contains infrequent strong language, frequent threat.

First ManDrama about astronaut Neil Armstrong (Ryan Gosling), focussing on the years 1961 to 1969, which culminated in the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969. Director Damien Chazelle returns with his first film since the multi award winning ‘La La Land’.

PLEASE NOTE: 'First Man' contains a sequence of flashing lights which might affect customers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.


Local connection: Neil Armstrong is the first (and only) Freeman of the town of Langholm.

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

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Sun 18 Nov

2001: A Space Odyssey
Stanley Kubrick | UK/USA | 1968 | 149m | U

2001: A Space OdysseyA 50th anniversary re-release of one of the most influential science fiction films ever made. Humanity finds a mysterious, obviously artificial object buried beneath the Lunar surface and, with the intelligent computer HAL 9000, sets off on a quest to discover its origins.

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Fri 23 Nov

Becoming Animal
Emma Davie / Peter Mettler | Switzerland/UK | 2018 | 78m | Cert TBC

Becoming AnimalAn inspired collaboration between filmmakers Peter Mettler and Emma Davie (‘I Am Breathing’) and radical writer and philosopher David Abram. ‘Becoming Animal’ is an urgent and immersive audiovisual quest, forging a path into the places where humans and animals meet, where we pique our senses to witness the so-called natural world—which in turn witnesses us, prompting us to reflect on the very essence of what it means to inhabit our animal bodies.

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Sat 24 Nov + Thu 29 Nov

King of Thieves
James Marsh | UK | 2018 | 108M | 15

King of ThievesA crew of retired crooks pull off a major heist in London's jewellery district. Comedy drama based on the Hatton Gardens bank robbery and starring Michael Caine, Tom Courtenay and Jim Broadbent.

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Mon 26 Nov

Black 47
Lance Daly | Ireland / Luxembourg | 2018 | 100m | 15 | In English with some Subtitles

Black 47Ireland, 1847. Feeney, an Irish soldier who has abandoned his post with the British Army to return home to Ireland, finds his mother starved to death, his brother hanged, and his sister in law and her children starving. As Feeney sets out for revenge, a violent British soldier is sent to track him down.

“Daly delivers a resonant, beautifully performed Irish Western that benefits from the exotic sound of Irish Gaelic spoken as a living language”, Variety

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Tue 27 Nov

Crowdie and Cream / Gruth is Uachdar
2002 | 170m | No Rating | In Scottish Gaelic with Subtitles

Crowdie and CreamA rare chance to see the Gaelic BBC TV drama on the big screen. The true-life story from childhood of author, Findlay J McDonald, who was born and brought up on the Isle of Harris. Set in the 1930s until he left the island after the Second World War to further his education on the mainland.

Screened in association with Gàidhlig Dumgal https://gaidhligdumgal.org (Gaelic language interest group for D&G) who will provide a post film discussion.

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Wed 28 Nov

Calamity Jane
David Butler | USA | 1953 | 101m | U - Contains mild racist language

Calamity JaneDementia Friendly screening of the classic musical western. Deadwood, South Dakota, is largely the abode of men, but frontier scout Calamity Jane is as hard riding, boastful and handy with a gun as any… Starring Doris Day as Calamity Jane and Howard Keel as Wild Bill Hickok.

Dementia Friendly Screening:
Wed 28 Nov at 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.

The screening is open to all members of the public.

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Wed 28 Nov

Custody / Jusqu'à la garde
Xavier Legrand | France | 2017 | 93m | 15 | Contains Subtitles

CustodyFrench drama in which a young boy becomes caught in the middle of a bitter custody battle between his estranged parents. “A terrifying study of a father’s destructive rage”, The Guardian Contains strong threat, language, domestic abuse theme.

This screening is free to the public and has been sponsored by the Dumfries and Galloway Public Protection Partnership.

The screening features as part of their 16 Days of Action Against Gender Based Violence, 25 November – 10 December. There will be a short introduction to the film followed by a post-film discussion and Q&A. For more information please contact: domesticabuse@dumgal.gov.uk

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Fri 30 Nov – Sun 2 Dec

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
Lasse Hallström / Joe Johnston | USA | 2018 | Running Time TBC | PG

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms‘It's Christmas Eve. A time of mystery, expectations, who knows what might happen?’ The latest Disney live action reimagining of a classic fairy tale is the story of a young girl transported into a magical world of gingerbread soldiers and an army of mice.

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