Robert Burns Centre
FILM THEATRE
  

October 2018 @ RBCFT

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October Films

 

 
DATE FILM TIME (pm)
Mon 1 The Children Act (12A) *SOLD OUT* 7.00
Tue 2 Leaning Into The Wind: Andy Goldsworthy (PG) Arts Fund Event *SOLD OUT* 2.00
Tue 2 The Children Act (12A) *SOLD OUT* 7.30
Wed 3 Climate Conversation 12.30
Wed 3 The Children Act (12A) *SOLD OUT* (Extra Oct 23) 5.45 
Wed 3 The Children Act (12A) *SOLD OUT* 8.00
Thu 4 The Children Act (12A) *Limited Availability* 10.45am
Fri 5 Bikes vs Cars 7.00
Sat 6 Wee Film Club (see Learning at RBCFT) 10.30am + 11.30am
Sat 6 BlacKKKlansman (15) *Limited Availability* 7.30
Mon 8 BlacKKKlansman (15) *SOLD OUT* 7.00
Tue 9 Madame (15) 7.30
Wed 10 Madame (15) 7.30
Thu 11 The Guardians (15) 7.30
Fri 12 Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (PG) Sing-Along Version *Limited Availability* 7.30
Sat 13 The Greatest Showman Sing-Along (PG) *Limited Availability at 2.00pm* 11am + 2.00
Mon 15 Sicilian Ghost Story (15) 7.00
Tue 16 The Greatest Showman Sing-Along (PG) 10.30am
Tue 16 Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (PG) Sing-Along Version *Limited Availability* 7.30
Wed 17 The Greatest Showman Sing-Along (PG) 10.30am
Wed 17 Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (PG) Sing-Along Version *Limited Availability* 7.30
Thu 18 Goodnight Brooklyn 7.30
Fri 19 C’est la vie (15) 7.30
Sat 20 C’est la vie (15) 7.30
Mon 22 Cold War (15) 7.00
Tue 23 The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales (U) 11am
Tue 23 The Children Act (12A) EXTRA SCREENING 6.00
Wed 24 The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales (U) 2.00
Thu 25 Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of The Were-Rabbit (U) 2.00
Fri 26 Hotel Transylvania 3 (U) *Limited Availability* 11am
Fri 26 The Little Stranger (12A) 7.30
Sat 27 Hotel Transylvania 3 (U) 2.00
Sun 28 EVENT CINEMA: Die Walküre 4.30
Mon 29 The Rider (15) 7.00
Tue 30 Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (PG) Sing-Along Version 7.30
Wed 31 Anna and the Apocalypse (15+) *SOLD OUT* 7.30
     

Fri 28 Sept - Thu 4 Oct 

The Children Act
Richard Eyre | UK | 2017 | 105m | 12A - Contains infrequent strong language.

The Children ActAs her marriage to Jack (Stanley Tucci) flounders, eminent High Court judge Fiona (Emma Thompson) has a life-changing decision to make at work - should she force a teenage boy, Adam, to have the blood transfusion that will save his life? Her unorthodox visit to his hospital bedside has a profound impact on them both, stirring strong new emotions in the boy and long-buried feelings in her.

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

Coffee Club  Coffee Club - 10.45am on Thu 4 October

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Tue 2 Oct + 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. Public Bookings for 2 Oct will be available on 20 September.

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

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Wed 3 October

Climate Conversation
12.30 – 1.30pm

Pop in during your lunch break to join our facilitated discussion about climate change during Climate Week Scotland. The purpose of this conversation is to ‘take the temperature’ of public views on climate change and on potential actions to tackle it, and to report findings to the Scottish Government.

All welcome – please note you do not need any specialist knowledge, just a desire to have a constructive conversation. Welcome to bring your own packed lunch. Free teas and coffees served from 12noon.

Free but ticketed. Please register your interest in advance.

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Fri 5 Oct

Bikes vs Cars
Fredrik Gertten | Sweden | 2015 | 90m | Some Subtitles

Bikes vs CarsActivists fight for better cities, and refuse to stop riding bicycles despite the increasing number of riders killed in traffic. But will dominant economic interests allow bikes to change our way of life? From bike activists in Sao Paulo and Los Angeles fighting for safe bike lanes, to Copenhagen, where forty percent commute by bike daily, this film examines the struggle for cyclists in a society dominated by cars, and the revolutionary changes that could take place if more cities moved away from car-centric models.

Climate Week Scotland event. Followed by Climate Conversation.

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Sat 6 – Mon 8 Oct

BlacKKKlansman
Spike Lee | USA | 2018 | 128m | 15

BlacKKKlansmanDrama based on the true story of Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, who successfully managed to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan - with the help of his Jewish police officer colleague (Adam Driver) - and become the head of the local chapter.

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Tue 9 – Wed 10 Oct

Madame
Amanda Sthers | France | 2017 | 91m | 15 | In English with some Subtitles

MadameRossy de Palma sparkles in this modern day Cinderella story, set in a fairytale Paris. Wealthy American ex-pats Anne (Toni Collette) and Bob (Harvey Keitel) are planning a sumptuous dinner. When the guest list becomes an unlucky 13, Anne insists that loyal maid Maria (de Palma) joins the table. Her instructions not to talk, laugh, eat or drink are impossible to obey, and soon she has charmed a British aristocrat.

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Thu 11 Oct

The Guardians / Les gardiennes
Xavier Beauvois | Switzerland/France | 2018 | 135m | 15 | Contains Subtitles

The GuardiansFrance, 1915. The women of Paridier farm must grapple with the workload while the men are fighting at the front. The family matriarch reluctantly brings an outsider, a teenage orphan, to help her daughter. New tools allow the women to triumph over the land, newfound independence is acquired, yet emotions are stirred especially when the men return from the front on leave.

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Fri 12 & Tue 16 - Wed 17 & Tue 30 Oct

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Sing-Along
Ol Parker | USA | 2018 | 114m | PG

Mamma Mia! Here We Go AgainWe return to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi in an all-new original musical based on the songs of ABBA.

This time Sophie finds out more about her mother's past while seeking guidance on how to handle her pregnancy.

 

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Sat 13 – Wed 17 Oct

The Greatest Showman Sing-Along
Michael Gracey | USA | 2017 | 98m | PG

The Greatest Showman Sing-AlongBack by popular demand!
Everyone’s favourite sing-along is back in time for the October holidays. Hugh Jackman stars as P.T. Barnum in the surprise hit movie of 2018.

Dementia Friendly Screening:
Tue 16 Oct 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.

Bring a baby  Bring a baby - 10.30am on Wed 17 October

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Mon 15 Oct

Sicilian Ghost Story
Fabio Grassadonia / Antonio Piazza | Italy/France/ Switzerland | 2017 | 122m | 15 | Contains Subtitles

Sicilian Ghost StoryAgainst a heavy cloak of secrecy, a 12-year-old girl smitten with her handsome classmate ventures deeper and deeper into the enchanted Sicilian forests to find him, unaware of just how thick is the mystery behind his strange disappearance.

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Thu 18 Oct

Goodnight Brooklyn - The Story of Death By Audio
Matthew Conboy | USA | 2016 | 82m | Recommended 18+

Goodnight Brooklyn - The Story of Death By AudioFrom 2005 to 2014 Death By Audio served as an incubator for underground music, art and a non-traditional living environment. This documentary chronicles the origins and demise of one of Brooklyn's best DIY venues.

In association with Dumfries Music Conference. Tickets £4.

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Fri 19 – Sat 20 Oct

C’est la vie! / Le sens de la fête
Eric Toledano / Olivier Nakache | France | 2017 | 117m | 15 | Contains Subtitles

C’est la vie!Max has run a catering company for 30 years. Today is Pierre and Helena’s big day. They are getting married in a sublime 17th-century château. As usual, Max recruited his team of waiting staff, cooks, and dishwashers. He advised the couple on a photographer, reserved the band: everything to make the party a success. But despite his meticulous planning, the wedding threatens to erupt into an utter nightmare. The dynamic duo behind the 2011 smash hit ‘Untouchables’ – Eric Toledano and Olivier Nakache – reunite for this deliciously deadpan comic soufflé.

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Mon 22 Oct

Cold War / Zimna wojna
Pawel Pawlikowski | Poland/ France/UK | 2018 | 84m | 15 | Black & White | Contains Subtitles

Cold War A passionate love story between two people of different backgrounds and temperaments, who are fatefully mismatched, set against the background of the Cold War in the 1950s in Poland, Berlin, Yugoslavia and Paris. Pawlikowski (who also made ‘Ida’) won the Best Director Award for ‘Cold War’ at Cannes in 2018.
***** The Guardian, ***** The Scotsman

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Tue 23 – Wed 24 Oct

The Big Bad Fox and other Tales / Le grand méchant renard et autres contes...
Patrick Imbert / Benjamin Renner | France/Belgium | 2017 | 83m | U

The Big Bad Fox and other TalesA charming and wonderfully silly animated film for young ones. Whoever thinks that the countryside is calm and peaceful is mistaken. In it we find especially agitated animals, a Fox that thinks it's a chicken, a Rabbit that acts like a stork, and a Duck who wants to replace Father Christmas.

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Thu 25 Oct

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit - Scratch ‘n’ sniff screening
Steve Box / Nick Park | 2005 | UK/USA | 85m | U

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit Wallace & Gromit’s glorious adventure about a plague threatening a village vegetable contest is enhanced with scratch ‘n’ sniff cards. In this Aardman classic, Wallace and his loyal dog, Gromit, set out to discover the mystery behind the garden sabotage that plagues their village and threatens the annual giant vegetable growing contest.

Audiences will be given a special scratch card containing ten weird and wonderful odours that link to key scenes within the film. When prompted, viewers are invited to scratch and sniff!

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Fri 26 - Sat 27 Oct

Hotel Transylvania 3
Genndy Tartakovsky | USA | 2018 | 97m | U

Hotel Transylvania 3A pre-Halloween screening of the smashhit ‘Hotel Transylvania 3’. Drac takes a family vacation onboard a luxury monster cruise, and ends up falling in love with the ship’s captain, Ericka. But there’s more to this mysterious woman than meets the eye…

Come along and dress up as your favourite movie character for the screening on Fri 26th October.

Relaxed Performance:
Sat 27 Oct 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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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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Sun 28 Oct

EVENT CINEMA: Die Walküre– ROH Live
Running Time: Approx. 290m approx, three acts including two intervals.

Die Walküre– ROH LiveAntonio Pappano conducts an international cast in the second opera of Richard Wagner’s epic “Der Ring des Nibelungen”. Starring Stuart Skelton (Siegmund), Emily Magee (Sieglinde), John Lundgren (Wotan), Nina Stemme (Brünnhilde) and Sarah Connolly (Fricka).

Broadcast live from the Royal Opera House in London.

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Mon 29 Oct

The Rider
Chloé Zhao | USA | 2018 |104m | 15

The RiderA once rising star of the rodeo circuit warned that his competition days are over after a near fatal head injury. Back home, the rider finds himself wondering what he has to live for when he can no longer do what gives him a sense of purpose: to ride and compete. In an attempt to regain control of his fate, he undertakes a search for new identity and tries to redefine his idea of what it means to be a man in the heartland of America.

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Wed 31 Oct + Sat 3 Nov + Mon 17 Dec

Anna and the Apocalypse
John McPhail | UK / USA | 2018 | 92m | 15+

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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