Robert Burns Centre
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September 2017 @ RBCFT

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September Films
 
DATE FILM TIME (pm)
Fri 1 Dunkirk (12A) SOLD OUT 7.30
Sat 2 Wee Film Club (see Learning at RBCFT) 10.30am & 11.30am
Sat 2 Dunkirk (12A) SOLD OUT 7.30
Tue 5 - Wed 6 Dunkirk (12A) Limited Availability on Tue 5 7.30
Thu 7 Dunkirk (12A) Limited Availability 2.00 & 7.30
Fri 8 Maudie (12A) 5.30
Sat 9 Maudie (12A) 7.30
Mon 11 Maudie (12A) 7.00
Tue 12 Maudie (12A) 7.30
Wed 13 EVENT CINEMA David Gilmour - Live at Pompeii (PG) SOLD OUT 7.00
Thu 14 Maudie (12A) 5.30
Fri 15 + Sat 16 The Big Sick (15) 7.30
Mon 18 A Ghost Story (12A) 7.00
Tue 19 Land Of Mine (15) 7.30
Wed 20 The Big Sick (15) 10.30am, 7.30
Thu 21 Land Of Mine (15) 7.30
Fri 22 + Sat 23 An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power (PG) 7.30
Mon 25 The Odyssey (PG) 7.00
Tue 26 Summer in the Forest (PG) 7.30
Wed 27 McCullin (15) 7.30
Thu 28 A Plastic Ocean (12A) 7.30
Fri 29 + Sat 30 Final Portrait (15) 7.30
     

Fri 1 – Thu 7 Sept

Dunkirk
Christopher Nolan | Netherlands/ France/UK/USA | 2017 | 106m | 12A - Contains sustained threat, intense sequences, moderate violence, strong language

DunkirkBrilliant WWII drama from director Christopher Nolan (‘Inception’, ‘The Dark Knight’). Allied soldiers from Britain, Belgium, Canada, and France are surrounded by the German Army on the beaches on Dunkirk during the early stages of the Second World War with little chance of escape.

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Fri 8, Mon 11, Tue 12 & Thu 14

Maudie
Aisling Walsh | Ireland/Canada |2016 | 115m | 12A - Contains infrequent moderate violence, sex

MaudieBased on the life of Canadian artist Maud Lewis (Sally Hawkins), a fragile but determined woman who dreams of painting despite being crippled with acute arthritis. Working as a housekeeper in Nova Scotia for the brusque and reclusive Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke), an unlikely romance unfolds as she pursues her passion.

“Sad, disturbing, beautiful, and moving, sometimes all at once”, RogerEbert.com

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

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Wed 13 Sept

David Gilmour Live In Pompeii
Gavin Elder | UK | 2017 | 120mins | U

DunkirkShowing highlights from the spectacular pair of shows at the legendary Pompeii Amphitheature on July 7th and 8th, 2016, this unmissable concert performance was filmed in 4k by director Gavin Elder. The film features a career-spanning setlist, including the title-tracks from Gilmour's two latest solo LPs, 2015's “Rattle That Lock” and 2006's “On an Island”, along with Pink Floyd staples like "Wish You Were Here" and "Comfortably Numb." A noteworthy inclusion is Pink Floyd's "The Great Gig in the Sky," which Gilmour rarely plays in a solo setting.

Please note David Gilmour Live at Pompeii contains a sequence of flashing lights which might affect customers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy

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Fri 15 – Wed 20 Sept

The Big Sick
Michael Showalter | USA | 2017 | 120m | 15

The Big SickWidely hailed as the best romantic comedy of the year and based on the true story of his own courtship, Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail connects with grad student Emily after one of his standup sets. When Emily is hit with a mystery illness Kumail finds himself developing a bond with her deeply concerned mother and father.

Bring a baby  Bring a baby - 10.30am on Wednesday 20 September

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Mon 18 Sept

A Ghost Story
David Lowery | USA | 2017 | 92m | 12A - Contains infrequent strong language, images of dead bodies.

A Ghost StoryIn this singular exploration of legacy, love, loss, and the enormity of existence, a recently deceased, whitesheeted ghost (Casey Affleck) returns to his suburban home to try to reconnect with his bereft wife (Rooney Mara).

"A poetic meditation on time, memory and spiritual connection that is utterly true to its title”, The Hollywood Reporter

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

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Tue 19 + Thu 21 Sept

Land Of Mine / Under sandet
Martin Pieter Zandvliet | Denmark/Germany | 2015 | 101m | 15 | Contains Subtitles

Land Of MineDrama based on real events. As World War Two comes to an end, a group of German POWs are captured by the Danish army and forced to engage in a deadly task – to defuse and clear land mines from the Danish coastline. With little or no training, the boys soon discover that the war is far from over.

The Halo TrustThe film is screened in association with The HALO Trust, the world’s largest humanitarian mine clearance organisation.

Chief Executive of the Trust, Major General James Cowan will introduce the film on Thu 21 Sept.

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Fri 22 - Sat 23 Sept

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power
Jon Shenk & Bonni Cohen | USA | 2016 | 98m | PG

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To PowerA decade after ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ brought climate change into the heart of popular culture Al Gore continues his mission to influence international climate policy. This followup documentary addresses the progress made to tackle the problem and Gore's global efforts to persuade governmental leaders to invest in renewable energy.

Screening as part of Climate Week 18 - 22 Sept.

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Mon 25 Sept

The Odyssey / L'Odyssée
Jérôme Salle | France | 2016 | 118m | PG | Contains Subtitles

The OdysseyBiopic of legendary Jacques Cousteau, the legendary French ocean-going adventurer. Highly influential and a fearlessly ambitious pioneer, innovator, filmmaker and researcher, the film charts the explorer’s life through 30 years, from his dramatic decision to quit his military career to his status as a major conservationist.

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Tue 26 Sept

Summer in the Forest
Randall Wright | UK/France/ Palestine | 2017 | 108m | PG | English with some Subtitles

Summer in the ForestDocumentary about Jean Vanier, founder of L'Arche, a community near Paris for those living with disabilities. Vanier inspired a quiet revolution when he established the community in 1964 and, without his vision, hundreds of people would have remained institutionalised and hidden.

Screening in association with Loch Arthur Camphill Community and L’Arche (Scotland). A member from L’Arche will introduce the film and lead a post film Q&A.

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Wed 27 Sept

McCullin
Jacqui Morris/David Morris | UK | 2012 | 93m | 15

McCullinCelebrated war photographer Don McCullin speaks candidly about his three-decade career covering wars and humanitarian disasters on virtually every continent and the photographs that often defined historic moments.

Gracefield Arts Centre is hosting the exhibition ARTIST ROOMS: Don McCullin from 26 Aug to 19 Nov 2017.

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Thu 28 Sept

A Plastic Ocean
Craig Leeson | Hong Kong | 2016 | 102m | 12A - Contains scenes of animal distress and images of dead animals | English with some Subtitles

A Plastic OceanJournalist Craig Leeson, searching for the elusive blue whale, discovers plastic waste in what should be pristine ocean. In this documentary, Leeson teams up with scientists and researchers to explore the fragile state of our oceans, uncover alarming truths about plastic pollution, and reveal working solutions that can be put into immediate effect.

Screening in association with the Dumfries Branch of Friends of the Earth. Local member Ian Gasse will chair a post film discussion.

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Fri 29 & Sat 30 Sept

Final Portrait
Stanley Tucci | UK |2017 | 90mins | 15

Final PortraitIn 1964, while on a trip to Paris, the American writer and art-lover James Lord (Armie Hammer) is asked by his friend, the world-renowned artist Alberto Giacometti (Geoffrey Rush), to sit for a portrait. The process, Giacometti assures Lord, will take only a few days. So begins the story of an offbeat friendship and an insight into the beauty, frustration, profundity and, at times, downright chaos of the artistic process.

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