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November Films
Mon 10 For A Fistful Of Dollars 6.30
Tues 11 Pride (15) 1.00, 6.00 & 8.15
Weds 12 Pride (15) 6.00 & 8.15
Thurs 13 Enchantment 10.45am
Thurs 13 Pride (15) 7.45
Fri 14 Wish I Was Here (15) 7.30
Sat 15 The Goonies (PG) 11am & 5.00
Sat 15 Wish I Was Here (15) 7.30
Sun 16 The Shining (18) 7.00
Mon 17 Kraftidioten (In Order of Disappearance) (15) 6.30
Tues 18 La Fanciulla del West (PG) LIMITED AVAILABILITY 1.00
Tues 18 What We Did On Our Holiday (12A) BOTH SOLD OUT 6.00 & 8.00
Weds 19 What We Did On Our Holiday (12A) BRING A BABY 12.30
Weds 19 What We Did On Our Holiday (12A) BOTH SOLD OUT  6.00 & 8.00
Thurs 20 What We Did On Our Holiday (12A) BOTH SOLD OUT 10.45am & 8.00
Fri 21 The Maze Runner 5.30
Fri 21 Ida (12A) 7.45
Sat 22 The Maze Runner BOTH CANCELLED 3.00 & 5.30
  What We Did On Our Holiday (12A) EXTRA ADDED 5.45
Sat 22 Ida (12A) 7.45
Mon 24 Effie Gray (12A) SOLD OUT 6.30
Tues 25 Pretty Woman (15) 5.00
Weds 26 Effie Gray (12A) SOLD OUT 7.30
Thurs 27 Hermitage Revealed (U) SOLD OUT 7.30
Fri 28 Gone Girl (18) SOLD OUT 7.30
Sat 29 Gone Girl (18) SOLD OUT 7.30

Mon 10 November

A Fistful of Dollars
Sergio Leone | Italy/Spain 1964 | 99m | 15

A Fistful of DollarsA cynical gunfighter (Clint Eastwood) comes to a small border town and offers his services to two rival gangs. Neither is aware of his double play and each thinks they are the ones using him. The fast-paced action leads up to a finale of epic proportions. The commonly held first true ‘Spaghetti Western’ has all of what would be become Leone’s trademarks: a taciturn antihero, precise wide-angle framing, extreme close-ups and haunting music of Ennio Morricone.

Film Club Try our Monday Night Film Club and share your voice with other enthusiasts, 6.30pm on Monday 10th November

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Tue 11 - Thurs 13th November

Matthew Warchus | GB 2014 | 120m | 15

PrideSet in the summer of 1984 – Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) is on strike. A group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise money to support the families of the striking miners. The Union seems embarrassed to receive their support. The activists ignore the Union and go direct to the miners. They identify a mining village in deepest Wales and set off in a mini bus to make their donation in person. So begins the extraordinary story of two communities who form a surprising and ultimately triumphant partnership.

Our Thursday evenings screening is in partnership with the Dumfries & Galloway LGBT Centre.
Please see for more information.

Sneaky Cinema Sneaky Cinema - 1.00pm on Tuesday 11 November

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Thur 13 November

Irving Reis | GB/USA 1948 | 100m | PG

EnchantmentThis is another opportunity for the RBCFT to celebrate the imagination of Rumer Godden with this adaptation of her 1945 novel ‘A Fugue in Time’. ‘Enchantment’ follows as a young man, Rollo (David Niven) is kept from his true love, Lark (Teresa Wright), by the scheming of his spiteful older sister. Years later, he’s pleased to see his niece and Lark’s nephew falling in love. War is raging however and the future begins to looks bleak for everyone.

We are again delighted to have this screening hosted by Mrs. Jane Murray-Flutter

Coffee ClubCoffee Club, 10.45am on Thursday 13 November

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Fri 14 – Sat 15 November

Wish I Was Here
Zach Braff | USA 2014 | 106m | 15

Wish I Was HereSix years after the acclaimed debut of ‘Garden State’ Braff brings his latest project (via CrowdFunding) to our cinema screen. Aidan Bloom is a struggling actor, father and husband, who at 35 is still trying to find his identity; a purpose for his life. He winds up trying to home school his two children when his father can no longer afford to pay for their private education and the only available public school is on its last legs. Through teaching them about life his way, Aidan gradually discovers some of the parts of himself he hadn’t found before.

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Sat 15 November

The Goonies
Richard Donner | USA 1985 | 114m | 12A

The GooniesThis children’s classic buddy-adventure from 1985 is a must share for parents who remember watching it as children! They call themselves ‘The Goonies’. The secret caves, the old lighthouse the lost map, the treacherous traps, the hidden treasure and Sloth...

Access cinemaJoin the adventure. Access Cinema Screening at 11.00am on Saturday 15 November

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Sunday 16 November

The Shining
Stanley Kubrick | GB/USA 1980 | 144m |18

The ShiningStanley Kubrick’s macabre masterclass in film-making still stands up as one of the greatest horror films ever made. Jack Torrance’s descent into madness is an engrossing study into the intense paranoia and claustrophobia that plague his psyche, courtesy of the isolated surroundings at the ominously opulent Overlook Hotel.

As the nights draw in we celebrate the darker aspects of cinema. Across Halloween weekend and into the shortest of days in November we bring you masterpieces by Sam Raimi and Stanley Kubrick.

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Mon 17 November

Kraftidioten (In Order of Disappearance)
Hans Petter Moland | Norway/Sweden/Denmark 2014 | 116m | 15 | English Subtitles

KraftidiotenNils Dickman (Stellan Skarsgård) is a respected member of his small Norwegian hometown, given the title of ‘Citizen of the Year’ for his work clearing paths in the snow using his plough. However, once Nils’ son is killed in gang-related activity, the usually amiable bluecollar worker sets out for revenge. A dark, dry humour permeates the narrative as Nils slowly but steadily ticks gang members off his list in this bloody treat for the black of heart.

Film Club Try our Monday Night Film Club and share your voice with other enthusiasts, 6.30pm on Monday 17th November

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Tue 18 November

La Fanciulla del West
Giancarlo del Monaco | USA | 140m | NR

La Fanciulla del WestDeemed the most spectacular event in the history of the Metropolitan Opera at the time, Puccini’s Fanciulla takes place during the Californian Gold Rush and is based on the hit Broadway play by American dramatist David Belasco; ‘The Girl of the Golden West’.

Opera and Hullabaloo Light-Lunch Special
Full Price: £15 Concession: £13

Scottish OperaIn partnership with the Dumfries Branch
of Friends of Scottish Opera

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Tue 18 - Thu 20 November

What We Did On Our Holiday
Andy Hamilton | GB 2014 | 95m | 12A - Contains moderate bad language, discriminatory language, moderate sex references

What We Did On Our HolidayDoug (David Tennant) and Abi (Rosamund Pike) and their three children travel to the Scottish Highlands for Doug’s father Gordie’s (Billy Connolly) birthday party. It’s soon clear that when it comes to keeping a secret under wraps from the rest of the family, their children are their biggest liability...

Bring a BabyBring a Baby - 12.30pm on Wednesday 19 November

Coffee ClubCoffee Club, 10.45am on Thursday 20 November

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Fri 21 - Sat 22 November

The Maze Runner
Wes Ball | USA 2014 | 113m | tbc

The Maze RunnerThomas is deposited in a community of boys after his memory is erased, soon learning that they are all trapped in a maze that will require him to join forces with fellow ‘runners’ for a single chance for escape. Once within the maze however the boys face darker challenges than they could imagine in the form of the nightmarish ‘Grievers’.

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Fri 21 - Sat 22 November

Pawel Pawlikowski | Poland/ Denmark 2013 | 82m | 12A - Contains suicide scene | English Subtitles

IdaIn Poland in 1962 an orphan brought up by nuns in the convent, is now a novice ready to take her vows, Anna must first visit her only living relative. This journey leads the two women to not only find their family’s tragic story, but to see who they really are and where they belong. Anna discovers her Jewish ancestry and both women struggle to come to terms with what their shared history means to their core beliefs.

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Mon 24 - Wed 26 November

Effie Gray
Richard Laxton | UK 2014 | tbc

Effie GrayDakota Fanning plays the title character, Euphemia Gray, wife of the 19th century’s greatest art historian and critic, John Ruskin (Greg Wise). Ruskin’s sexual dysfunction and his wife’s sexual innocence and inexperience in the repressed atmosphere of Victorian England are further complicated by Effie’s affair with pre-Raphaelite painter Sir John Everett Millais.

Film Club Try our Monday Night Film Club and share your voice with other enthusiasts, 6.30pm on Monday 24th November

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Tue 25 November at 5pm

Pretty Woman
Garry Marshall | USA 1990 | 119m | 15

Pretty WomanEdward is a rich, ruthless businessman who specializes in taking over companies and then selling them off piece by piece. He travels to Los Angeles for a business trip and decides to hire Vivian, who he meets in the street. They take a liking to each other and he offers her money if she’ll stay with him for an entire week...

Domestic Abuse and Violence Against Women PartnershipFREE COMMUNITY FILM SCREENING
Sponsored by the Domestic Abuse and Violence Against Women Partnership – DAVAWP


Pretty Woman (1990) Examined

Confronting the realities of the “sex industry” Pretty Woman is considered to be one of the best romantic comedies of all times; a fairy tale with a happy ending… but what if we look at it from a different angle? Together with a group of professionals from the DAVAWP and other partner organisations, the audience will be invited to take part in an informal discussion to examine the Pretty woman fairy tale and the realities of the commercial sex industry.

This film screening is free and open to anyone interested but due to the topics to be discussed, this event will be suitable for people who are 16 or older.

To book a free place, please contact Kate Barrick on 01387 245 190 or at Tea/coffee will be available from 5pm

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Thur 27 November

Hermitage Revealed
Margy Kinmonth | GB/USA/ Netherlands/Russia 2014 | 83m | U

Hermitage RevealedThe State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg is one of the largest and oldest museums in the world holding over 3 million treasures and boasting more curators than any other art institution. To mark the momentous occasion of its 250th anniversary, the museum opened its doors for the filming of ‘Hermitage Revealed’ - a cinematic event that is a must-see for all fans of art, architecture and the culture and history of Russia.

We are delighted to be joined by Ann Shukman (Lecturer in Russian Language and Literature) for this screening.

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Fri 28 & Sat 29 November

Gone Girl
David Fincher | USA 2014 | 145m | 18

Gone GirlOn the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) reports that his beautiful wife, Amy (Rosamund Pike), has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick’s portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. Soon his lies, deceits and strange behavior has everyone asking the same dark question: Did Nick Dunne kill his wife?


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