Robert Burns Centre
FILM THEATRE
  

October 2019 @ RBCFT

Tel: 01387 264808  

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October Films

 

 
DATE FILM TIME (pm)
Wed 16 Swallows And Amazons (PG) + Talk 1.30
Wed 16 Pressure (15) 7.30
Thu 17 Beats (18) 7.30
Fri 18 The Gruffalo (U) & The Highway Rat (U) *Limited Availability at 10.30am* 10.30am & 12.00
Fri 18 Downton Abbey (PG) *BOTH SOLD OUT* 5.00 & 7.30
Sat 19 Downton Abbey (PG) *SOLD OUT* 2.00
Sat 19 Downton Abbey (PG) *SOLD OUT* 4.30 & 7.00
Sun 20 Downton Abbey (PG) *SOLD OUT* 2.30 & 5.00
Sun 20 Downton Abbey (PG) *Limited Availability* 7.30
Mon 21 In Fabric (15) FILM CLUB 7.00
Tue 22 Downton Abbey (PG) Baby Friendly 10.00am
Tue 22 The Gruffalo (U) & The Highway Rat (U) *Limited Availability at 1.00pm* 1.00 & 2.30
Tue 22 Downton Abbey (PG) *Both SOLD OUT* 5.45 & 8.10
Wed 23 Downton Abbey (PG) Coffee Club *SOLD OUT* 10.45am
Wed 23 Downton Abbey (PG) *SOLD OUT* 1.15
Wed 23 Downton Abbey (PG) * SOLD OUT* 5.00
Wed 23 Burn! (Queimada) (12) 7.30
Thu 24 Downton Abbey (PG) *SOLD OUT* 2.00
Fri 25 Downton Abbey Coffee Club 10.45am
Fri 25 Asterix: The Secret Of The Magic Potion (PG) 2.00
Fri 25 Downton Abbey (PG) *Limited Availability* 7.30
Sat 26 Asterix: The Secret Of The Magic Potion (PG) Relaxed Screening 2.00
Sat 26 Downton Abbey (PG) *SOLD OUT* 5.00
Sat 26 It: Chapter 2 (15) 7.30
Sun 27 EVENT CINEMA: Royal Opera Don Pasquale 2.00
Sun 27 Downton Abbey (PG) *Limited Availability* 5.00
Mon 28 Transit (12A) FILM CLUB 7.00
Tue 29 Downton Abbey (PG) *SOLD OUT for both 5.45 & 8.10
Wed 30 Downton Abbey (PG) Coffee Club *SOLD OUT* 10.45am
Wed 30 Downton Abbey (PG)  5.00
Wed 30 The Last Tree (15) 7.30
Thu 31 Downton Abbey (PG) Captioned 2.00
Thu 31 EVENT CINEMA: Northern Ballet Dracula 7.15
     

Wed 16 Oct

Swallows And Amazons
Philippa Lowthorpe | UK | 2016 | 96m | PG

Six children spend their summer holidays exploring the Lake District, and happen to stumble upon mystery and adventure. Winifred Wilson, librarian of the Arthur Ramsome Society, now located in Moat Brae, will be available afterwards to take questions.

10am – 12noon Mask making workshop at Gracefield Arts Centre. Call 01387 262084 to book. For more information click here

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Wed 16 Oct

Pressure
Horace Ové | UK | 1975 | 120m | 15

Hailed as Britain's first black feature film, ‘Pressure’ is a hard-hitting, honest document of the plight of disenchanted black youths in 1970s London.

Screening as part of Black History Month.

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Thu 17 Oct

Beats
Brian Welsh | UK | 2019 | 101m | 18

Scottish coming-of-age drama set during the summer of 1994 as two friends encounter illegal parties and rave culture for the first time. Featuring a killer soundtrack including Plastikman, Phantasia, The Prodigy, Hudson Mohawke, The Golden Filter, LFO, Outlander and Model 500.

Screening as part of Dumfries Music Conference (DMC)
All Tickets £5

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Fri 18 - Thu 31 Oct

Downton Abbey
Michael Engler | UK | 2019 | 124m | PG

Downton Abbey comes to the big screen! It’s 1927 and King George V and Queen Mary visit Downton Abbey, causing quite a stir between the Crawleys and servants alike.

Bring a babyBaby Friendly, 10.30am Tue 22 Oct: For parents & guardians with baby under 18 months

Coffee ClubCoffee Club - 10.45am on Wed 23 & Wed 30 Oct

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Mon 21 Oct 

In Fabric
Peter Strickland | UK | 2019 | 115m | 15

Haunting ghost story from the director of  The Duke Of Burgundy set against the backdrop of a busy winter sales period in a department store and follows the life of a cursed dress as it passes from person to person, with devastating consequences.

Screening as part of the Monday Night Film Club. Each film will be introduced by a volunteer and all are welcome to stay on afterwards to discuss the film over complimentary tea and/or coffee. Buy 10 tickets for the season and receive the last two free of charge.

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Tue 22 Oct 

The Gruffalo & The Highway Rat
55mins

Two charming animated family films based on the much-loved children's books written by Julia Donaldson.

With pop-up children's bookshop created especially for the event by Waterstones

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Wed 23 Oct 

Burn! (Queimada)
Gillo Pontecorvo | Italy | 1969 | 112mins | 12

Sir William Walker, a professional mercenary, is sent by the British to Queimada, a Caribbean island. Walker must instigate a slavery rebellion to break the Portuguese colonial sugar monopoly and manipulates an enslaved African, Jose Dolores to be the revolt leader. After damaging the sugar industry, Walker’s mission is completed.

Ten years later Walker is send back to destroy the rebellion he manufactured himself, now damaging the British sugar interest. He is facing Dolores again, the rebel leader he once created.

Like The Battle of Algiers (1966) Pontecorvo addresses third-world politics in Queimada (or Burn!), again with a script heavily influenced by Frantz Fanon’s The Wretched of the Earth. This time narrated as an adventure film and a colonial allegory and extended with neo-imperialist politics. A prophetic film that allegorised the fate of many former colonies in the Caribbean and in Africa.

Screening as part of Black History Month.

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Fri 25 & Sat 26 17 Oct

Asterix: The Secret Of The Magic Potion (Astérix: Le secret de la potion magique)
Alexandre Astier, Louis Clichy | Fance | 2019 | 97m | PG

Animation based on the long-standing series of popular French comics, Asterix. Getafix/Panoramix decides it's time to pass the magic potion recipe on to a young, trustworthy druid. He looks all over Gaul with Asterix and Obelix as Demonix is out to get the recipe.

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Sat 26

It: Chapter 2
Andy Muschietti | USA | 2019 | 169m | 15

A pre-Halloween (trick or) treat here at the RBCFT!

27 years after their first encounter with the terrifying Pennywise the Clown, the Losers Club have grown up and moved away, until a devastating phone call brings them back.

Horror based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King.

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Sun 27 Oct

EVENT CINEMA: Royal Opera Don Pasquale
Approximate running time: about 2 hours 30 minutes. Sung in Italian with English subtitles.

Royal Opera Don PasqualeScreened Live from the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London.

Royal Opera favourite Bryn Terfel heads the cast for this new production of Donizetti’s comedy of domestic drama across two generations. The witty story of a middle-aged man whose supposed young wife runs rings around him – with her own ulterior romantic purpose in mind – has long delighted and surprised audiences, not least as presented with the sparkle of its music and the virtuoso skill of its performers. Damiano Michieletto’s exhilarating production shows how contemporary the characters still are and how immediate and touching the story remains.

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Mon 28 Oct

Transit
Christian Petzold| France/Germany | 2019 | 102m | 12A

Christian Petzold's urgent drama blends 1940s and present day Europe with amazing skill and poignantly demonstrates the urgency of our current political and social climate.

Screening as part of the Monday Night Film Club. Each film will be introduced by a volunteer and all are welcome to stay on afterwards to discuss the film over complimentary tea and/or coffee. Buy 10 tickets for the season and receive the last two free of charge.

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Wed 30 Oct

The Last Tree
Shola Amoo | UK | 2013 | 99m | 15

British indie drama written and directed by Shola Amoo. Nigerian-born Femi (Tai Golding) has been brought up in rural Lincolnshire by his foster carer Mary (Denise Black), however, when his biological mother Yinka (Gbemisola Ikumelo) returns, Femi is brought to London to live with her. As a teenager Femi (Sam Adewunmi) struggles to connect with his mother and finds himself getting involved in fights at school and also mixing with petty criminals and drug dealers. Will Femi be able to forgive his mother and find a true sense of place?

Screening as part of Black History Month.

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Thu 31 Oct

EVENT CINEMA: Northern Ballet Dracula
Approximate running time:120 minutes | 12+

Royal Opera Don GiovanniBroadcast live for Halloween, Northern Ballet’s thrilling adaptation of Bram Stoker’s classic horror story is a unique blend of gripping theatre, Gothic sets and sensuous dancing.

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