Robert Burns Centre
FILM THEATRE
  

November 2017 @ RBCFT

Tel: 01387 264808  

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November Films
 
DATE FILM TIME (pm)
Wed 1 Victoria and Abdul (PG) SOLD OUT 7.30
Thu 2 Victoria and Abdul (PG) 7.30
Sat 4 Wee Film Club (see Learning at RBCFT) 10.30am & 11.30am
Sat 4 Goodbye Christopher Robin (PG) - Our Birthday! 2.00, 7.30
Mon 6 Daphne (15) 7.00
Tue 7

Painting The Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse (U) SOLD OUT

11.00
Tue 7 Painting The Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse (U) EXTRA ADDED 3.00
Tue 7 Letters From Baghdad (PG) 7.30
Wed 8 Goodbye Christopher Robin (PG) 7.30
Thu 9 Goodbye Christopher Robin (PG) 10.45am, 7.30
Fri 10 Blade Runner 2049 (15) 7.30
Sat 11 Wee Film Club (see Learning at RBCFT) 10.30am & 11.30am
Sat 11 Blade Runner 2049 (15) 7.30
Mon 13 Blade Runner 2049 (15) 7.00
Tue 14 EVENT CINEMA - Carmen 2.00
Tue 14 Blade Runner 2049 (15) 7.30
Wed 15 Howards End (PG) 5.30
Thu 16 Howards End (PG) 10.45am, 7.30
Fri 17 Kingsman: The Golden Circle (15) 7.30
Sat 18 Lego Ninjago Movie (U) 11.30am, 2.00
Sat 18 Kingsman: The Golden Circle (15) 7.30
Mon 20 Una (15) 7.00
Tue 21 Loving Vincent (12A) 5.30, 7.30
Wed 22 Kingsman: The Golden Circle (15) 10.30am, 7.30
Thu 23 Still Alice (12A) 10.45am
Thu 23 Kingsman: The Golden Circle (15) 7.30
Fri 24 + Sat 25 The Snowman (15) 7.30
Mon 27 Blood Simple: Director’s Cut (15) 7.00
Tue 28 - Thu 30 The Snowman (15) 7.30
     

Wed 1 + Thu 2 Nov

Victoria and Abdul
Stephen Frears | UK/USA | 2017 | 106m | PG

Victoria and AbdulDame Judi Dench returns as Queen Victoria in this true story of the unlikely friendship between Victoria and a young clerk, Abdul Karim, who travelled from India to participate in her golden jubilee. The two forge a devoted alliance and, as their friendship deepens, Victoria questions the constrictions of her longheld position and she begins to see a changing world through new eyes.

The following screening will have on screen captioning (subtitles) for the hard of hearing: Thu 2 Nov 7.30pm

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Sat Nov 4 – Thu 9 Nov

Goodbye Christopher Robin
Simon Curtis | UK | 2017 | 107m | PG

Goodbye Christopher RobinDrama which explores the relationship between A. A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson) and his son Christopher Robin, whose toys inspired the magical world of Winnie the Pooh. Along with his mother Daphne and his nanny Olive, Christopher Robin and his family are swept up in the international success of the books, the enchanting tales bringing hope and comfort to England after the First World War.

To mark our 30th birthday, on Saturday 4 we are celebrating with tea and cake at our Relaxed Performance at 2pm and with bubbly and a red carpet for our evening screening. Dress for the occasion!

Two members of staff – Alex Murray and Elaine Paterson – were with us at the beginning - and still here - so we’d like to say THANK YOU for their hard work all these years.

RELAXED PERFORMANCE - Sat 4 Nov, 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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Mon 6 Nov

Daphne
Peter Mackie Burns | UK | 2016 | 90m | 15

DaphneDaphne (Emily Beecham), a young woman juggling a hectic nightlife with a busy restaurant job, finds her life thrown off balance after she saves the life of a young shopkeeper. The façade she built to protect herself starts to crack and she’s forced to take a fresh look at her fractured life.

A striking debut from Scottish director Peter Mackie Burns.

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

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Tue 7 Nov

Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse
David Bickerstaff | UK | 2016 | 93m | U

Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to MatisseA magical journey guided by passionate curators, artists and garden enthusiasts, discovering how contemporaries of Monet used modern gardens to explore motifs, abstract colour, decorative design and utopian ideas. This remarkable film reveals the rise of the modern garden in popular culture and the public’s enduring fascination with gardens today.

In association with the Dumfries & Galloway branch of The Art Fund.

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Tue 7 Nov

Letters From Baghdad
Sabine Krayenbühl, Zeva Oelbaum | USA/ France/UK | 2016 | 95m | PG | Contains Subtitles

Letters From BaghdadDocumentary which tells the extraordinary and dramatic story of Gertrude Bell, the most powerful woman in the British Empire in her day. She shaped the modern Middle East after WW1 in ways that still reverberate today. More influential than her friend and colleague Lawrence of Arabia, Bell helped draw the borders of Iraq and established the Iraq Museum.

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Fri 10 – Tue 14 Nov

Blade Runner 2049
Denis Villeneuve | UK/ USA/Canada | 2017 | 163m | 15

Blade Runner 2049Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.

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

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Tue 17 Nov

Carmen - Teatro dell’Opera di Roma
Valentina Carrasco | Italy | 2017 | 190m (including interval)

Carmen - Teatro dell’Opera di RomaEVENT CINEMA

‘Carmen’ deals with the love and jealousy of naïve soldier Don José who’s lured away from his beloved by the gypsy factory-girl Carmen, whom he allows to escape from custody.

This is a modern interpretation performed in the enchanting setting of the Terme di Caracalla in Rome, the archaeological site of the Roman Baths where a unique theatrical stage comes to life.

Tickets are £15/£13 concession

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Wed 15 – Thu 16 Nov

Howards End
James Ivory | UK/Japan/USA | 1992 | 140m | PG

Howards EndA 25th-anniversary restoration of one of Merchant Ivory’s masterpieces and based on E.M. Forster’s classic novel of class relations and changing times in Edwardian England. Two respectable sisters, Margaret (Emma Thompson) and Helen Schlegel (Helena Bonham Carter), collide with the world of the very wealthy - one sister benefiting from the acquaintance with the Wilcoxes (owners of the beloved country home Howards End), the other all but destroyed by it.

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Fri 17 – Thu 23 Nov

Kingsman: The Golden Circle
Matthew Vaughan | UK/USA | 2017 | 141m | 15

Kingsman: The Golden CircleWhen the Kingsman headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, their journey leads them to the discovery of an allied spy organization in the US called Statesman. In order to save the world these two elite secret organizations band together to defeat a ruthless common enemy called The Golden Circle.

Bring a baby  Bring a baby - 10.30am on Wednesday 22 November

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Sat 18 Nov

The Lego Ninjago Movie
Charlie Bean/Paul Fisher/Bob Logan | Denmark/USA | 2017 | 101m | U

DATEThe battle for Ninjago City calls to action young Lloyd and his friends, who are all secret warriors and Lego Master Builders. Led by kung fu master Wu they must defeat evil warlord Garmadon, the Worst Guy Ever, who also happens to be Lloyd’s dad. Pitting father against son, the epic showdown will test this fierce but undisciplined team of modern-day ninjas.

RBCFT FAMILY FRIENDLY SCREENINGS
Films for a younger audience and their parents/guardians. Tickets cost £4.60 per person, irrespective of size or age or screening time! We normally disapprove of talking during films but as these shows are primarily for children grown-ups should expect a little bit of noise.

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Mon 20 Nov

Una
Benedict Andrews | USA/UK/ Canada | 2016 | 94m | 15

UnaBased on David Harrower's play 'Blackbird', ‘Una’ focuses on the emotionally devastating ramifications when a young woman (Rooney Mara) confronts an older man (Ben Mendelson), her former neighbour, to find out why he abandoned her after they had a sexual relationship when she was thirteen.

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

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Tue 21 Nov

Loving Vincent
Dorota Kobiela/Hugh Welchman | UK/Poland | 2017 | 95m | 12A - Contains suicide theme, infrequent moderate sex, injury detail

Loving VincentThe world’s first fully painted feature is an animated film about the life and mysterious death of Vincent Van Gogh. ‘Loving Vincent’ was first shot as live action and then handpainted frame by frame in the painter's style by over 125 artists.

Please Note - this is not an EVENT CINEMA screening.

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Thu 23 Nov

Still Alice
Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland | USA/ France | 2014 | 101m | 12A - Contains infrequent strong language, moderate sex references.

Still AliceJulianne Moore (who won an Academy Award for Best Actress) plays Alice Howland, a renowned linguistics professor, happily married with three grown children, who starts to forget her words. When she receives a diagnosis of Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease, Alice and her family find their bonds thoroughly tested.

This is a free event organised by the University of Glasgow as part of the Being Human festival, the UK’s only national festival of the humanities, taking place 17 – 25 November.

For further information please see beinghumanfestival.org.

Following the screening there will be a Q&A with members of the Glasgow End of Life Studies Group.

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Fri 24 - Thu 30 Nov

The Snowman
Tomas Alfredson | USA/UK/Sweden | 2017 | 119m | 15

Blood Simple: Director’s CutAdapted from the best selling novel by Jo Nesbo. When Detective Harry Hole (Michael Fassbender) investigates the disappearance of a young woman whose pink scarf is found wrapped around an ominous looking snowman, he fears an elusive serial killer may be active again.

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Mon 27 Nov

Blood Simple: Director’s Cut
Joel Coen | USA | 1984 | 99m | 15

Blood Simple: Director’s CutA classic rerelease of the debut feature from The Coen Brothers (‘Fargo’, ‘The Big Lebowski’). A rich but jealous man hires a private investigator to kill his cheating wife and her new man. Unbeknown to him, the detective has other, more lucrative plans of his own. So begins a calculating round of lies and deceit that build to a chilling, suspense filled climax.

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