Robert Burns Centre
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October Films

South West Picture Show 2016 Film Festival

 
DATE FILM TIME (pm)
Mon 17 Hell Or High Water (15) Change to Programme 7.00
Tue 18 Finding Dory (U) 11am
Tue 18 Pete's Dragon (PG) 5.30
Tue 18 Captain Fantastic (15) 7.30
Wed 19 Pete's Dragon (PG) 5.30
Wed 19 Captain Fantastic (15) 10.30am + 7.30
Thu 20 Pete's Dragon (PG) 3.30
Thu 20 Captain Fantastic (15) 7.30
Fri 21 Swallows & Amazons (PG) Special Event - Limited Availability 7.00
Sat 22 UNRAVEL Workshop 10am - 2.00
Sat 22 Swallows & Amazons (PG) 6.00
Sat 22 Bridget Jones's Baby (15)  SOLD OUT 8.00
Sun 23 Bridget Jones's Baby (15) (5.30pm SOLD OUT) Extra Just Added at 8.00pm 5.30 + 8.00
Mon 24 The Clan (cert tbc) 7.00
Tue 25 Swallows & Amazons (PG) 11am
Tue 25 Bridget Jones's Baby (15) SOLD OUT 5.30
Tue 25 Bridget Jones's Baby (15)  SOLD OUT 8.00
Wed 26 Laurel and Hardy 1.30
Wed 26 Swallows & Amazons (PG) 5.30
Wed 26 Bridget Jones's Baby (15)  SOLD OUT 7.30
Thu 27 Swallows & Amazons (PG)  1.00 + 5.30
Thu 27 Bridget Jones's Baby (15)  SOLD OUT 7.30
Fri 28 + Sat 29 Anthropoid (15) Fri 28 - Limited Availability 7.30
Mon 31 The Shining (15) SOLD OUT 7.00
     

Fri 14 – Sat 15 Oct

Hell Or High Water
David Mackenzie | USA | 2016 | 102m | 15

Hell Or High WaterTwo brothers in west Texas decide to rob banks in order to raise the cash they need to pay off the debt on their family ranch. They soon find themselves in the crosshairs of a relentless, foul-mouthed Texas Ranger (Jeff Bridges) looking for one last triumph on the eve of his retirement. As the brothers plot one final bank heist, a showdown looms at the crossroads where the last honest law man and a pair of brothers with nothing to live for except family collide.

‘Hell Or High Water’ is an “elegiac Texan western that packs a dizzying punch”, The Guardian.

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Sat 15 – Tue 18 Oct

Finding Dory
Angus MacLane, Andrew Stanton | USA | 2016 | 103m | U

Finding Dory‘Finding Dory’ reunites the friendlybut- forgetful blue tang fish Dory, with her friends Nemo and Marlin on a search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?

FAMILY FRIENDLY SCREENINGS - 11am
Films for a younger audience and their parents/guardians, every third Saturday from October to March at 11am. Tickets cost £4.60 per person, irrespective of size or age! We normally disapprove of talking during films but as these shows are primarily for children grown-ups should expect a little bit of noise.

RELAXED PERFORMANCES - 3.00pm
Designed for anyone who would benefit from a more easygoing environment, including families with babies, people with Autism Spectrum Conditions, learning disabilities or dementia. 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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Tue 18 – Thu 20 Oct

Pete's Dragon
David Lowery | USA | 2016 | 102m | PG

Captain FantasticMr. Meacham (Robert Redford) delights local children with stories of a mysterious dragon that lives deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. His daughter Grace believes these are just tall tales, until she meets Pete, a 10-year-old orphan who says he lives in the woods with a giant, friendly dragon. With help from a young girl named Natalie, Grace sets out to investigate if this fantastic claim can be true.

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Tue18 – Thu 20 Oct

Captain Fantastic
Matt Ross | USA | 2016 | 119m | 15

Captain FantasticIn the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father (Viggo Mortensen) devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and return to an urban existence, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent.

“Mortensen is at the top of his game in this family drama/comedy, shot through with humour and heart”, Rolling Stone.

Bring a Baby  Bring a Baby (only for parents/guardians with babies aged 18 months and under) - 10.30pm on Wednesday 19 October

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Fri 21 – Thu 27 Oct

Swallows & Amazons
Philippa Lowthorpe | UK | 2016 | 97m | PG

Bridget Jones’s Baby‘Swallows & Amazons’ is based on Arthur Ransome’s much-loved 1930 adventure novel. The film tells the story of the four Walker children, who take over a lake island during their summer break, before finding unexpected rivals in the shape of the Blackett sisters – aka the “Amazons”. Set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Lake District, Swallows and Amazons is a heartwarming adventure for all the family.

The film screening on Friday 21 October will be followed by a discussion with Andrea Gibb. Andrea is a BAFTA nominated screenwriter whose most recent work includes 'Swallows & Amazons' and 'Call The Midwife'. Her breakthrough feature 'Dear Frankie' was set in her homwtwon of Greenock.

South West Picture Show

Screening as part of the South West Picture Show Film Festival.

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Sat 22 – Thu 27 Oct

Bridget Jones's Baby
Sharon Maguire | UK | 2016 | 121m | 15

Bridget Jones’s BabyAfter breaking up with Mark Darcy, Bridget Jones’s “happily ever after” hasn’t quite gone according to plan. Now in her forties and single again, she decides to focus on her career as a news producer and surround herself with her friends, old and new. For once, Bridget has everything under control. Then, her love life takes a turn and she meets a dashing American named Jack Qwant, the suitor who is everything that Mark Darcy is not. In an unlikely twist, Bridget finds herself pregnant, but with one hitch: she can only be fifty percent sure of who the baby’s father is.

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Sat 22 October 10am - 2pm

Unravel Film with Artist Filmmaker Chris Paul Daniels

UnravelFREE A free art-making party! Engage with 16mm film by marking, scratching, drawing and painting on celluloid then watch your marks animate as they are run through an analogue 16mm film projector resulting in a collective portrait generated by participants. It's hands-on filmmaking in its most literal sense! This is a free family-friendly drop in event, no booking required. Come for five minutes, or stay for the whole day. The resulting animations will be shown in a special screening at the end of the session. All ages welcome (parental supervision for children).

South West Picture Show

This event isapart of the South West Picture Show Film Festival.

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Mon 24 Oct

The Clan / El Clan
Pablo Trapero | Argentina/Spain | 2015 | 110m | Cert tbc | Subtitles

The Clan The true story of the Puccio Clan, a family who kidnapped and killed people in the 80s. In a wealthy suburb of Buenos Aires the patriarch Arquímedes heads and plans the operations. His eldest son Alejandro is the star rugby player at a prestigious local club and identifies possible candidates for kidnapping. The family live off the benefits yielded by the large ransoms paid by the families of their victims. Trapero’s thrilling film is full of suspense and intrigue taking place in the final years of the Argentine military dictatorship and incipient return to democracy in the early 80s.

Film ClubTry our Monday Night Film Club at 7pm!

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Wed 26 Oct

Arts Fund Event

Stan Laurel and Oliver HardyTwo classic films from the days of early cinema featuring the comedy talents of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy.

‘Music Box’ is the classic short which features the pair attempting to carry a piano up an incredibly long and steep flight of stairs. In ‘Block- Heads’ Stan has been guarding his WWI trench for 20 years because nobody ever told him the war was over. Finally discovered, he is proclaimed a hero and reunited with war buddy Ollie, who takes him home to live with him and his wife. Inevitable and hysterical hijinks ensue as Stan readjusts to civilian life.

We will also be screening two short films, Charlie Chaplin’s ‘The Adventurer’ from 1917 plus rare film of Chaplin and Harry Lauder in Chaplin’s studio from 1918. In partnership with the Dumfries and Galloway branch of the Arts Fund.

The Art Fund is a national Charity that raises funds to help Museums and Galleries purchase works of art for their collections. The local branch welcomes new members www.artfund.org/dumfriesgalloway

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Fri 28 – Sat 29 Oct

Anthropoid
Sean Ellis | UK | 2016 | 120m | 15

AnthropoidBased on the extraordinary true story of Operation Anthropoid, the World War II mission to assassinate SS General Reinhard Heydrich. The Reich’s third in command after Hitler and Himmler, Heydrich was the main architect behind the Final Solution and the leader of occupying Nazi forces in Czechoslovakia whose reign of terror prompted self-exiled Czech and Slovak soldiers (Jamie Dornan and Cillian Murphy) to hatch a topsecret mission that would change the face of Europe forever.

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Mon 31 Oct

The Shining
Stanley Kubrick | USA/UK | 1980 | 144m | 15

The ShiningClassic Re-Release A Halloween special as we bring you Stanley Kubrick’s masterful horror ‘The Shining’ in all its full remastered glory. A gory and glorious take on Stephen King’s haunted hotel novel sees aspiring writer Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) taking a job as a caretaker in the remote and isolated Overlook Hotel, hoping to cure his writer’s block. He settles in with his wife, Wendy, and son, Danny, who is plagued by psychic premonitions. As Danny's visions become more disturbing, Jack soon discovers the hotel's dark secrets….

This is the extended US version.

Film ClubTry our Monday Night Film Club at 7pm!

Kubrick special deal - buy tickets for both ‘The Shining and ‘Barry Lyndon’ (screening on Thu 29 Sept) for only £10 (full)/ £8 (concession). Tickets must be bought at the same time.

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