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The Chambermaid

Showing: Showing: 6th February 2022

Eve is good at her job, attends adult education classes and leaves her son with a neighbour while she works. This debut film by former actor Lila Avilés is a beautifully quiet exploration of a hotel chambermaid in one of Mexico City’s most luxurious hotels.

Year: Mexico 2019
Director: Lila Avilés
Cast: Gabriela Cartol, Teresa Sanchez
Language: French, Spanish
Duration: 98 Minutes
Cert: 15

Mr Jones

Showing: Showing: 20th February 2022

Breathtaking cinematography and production design as Welsh journalist Gareth Jones risks his life to break the news in the western media of the devastating famine in the Soviet Union in the early 1930s.

Year: UK 2019
Director: Agnieszka Holland
Cast: James Norton, Vanessa Kirby, Peter Sarsgaard
Language: English
Duration: 114 Minutes
Cert: 15

The Perfect Candidate

Showing: Showing: 6th March 2022

Maryam, a young female Saudi doctor, stands as a candidate in her city’s municipal elections. She initially sees the election as a way to repair the muddy road in front of her clinic, but her campaign slowly gathers a broader appeal.

Year: UAE 2021
Director: Haiffa Al Mansour
Cast: Mila Al Zahrani, Dae Al Hilali
Language: Arabic
Duration: 104 Minutes
Cert: PG

Promising Young Woman

Showing: Showing: 20th March 2022

Cassie is a 30-year-old medical school dropout who lives with her parents, while working at a coffee shop. She is smart, cunning, and lives a secret double life by
night. Now, an encounter is about to give her a chance to right the wrongs of the past.

Year: UK 2020
Director: Emerald Fennell
Cast: Carey Mulligan, Alison Brie
Language: English
Duration: 115 Minutes
Cert: 15

Wild Rose

Showing: Showing: 3rd April 2022

Glaswegian girl Rose-Lynn has a burning ambition. She wants to go to Nashville and fulfil her dream of becoming a Country music star. She does have an amazing talent but she is also a single mother of two, has a problem with drink and drugs and has just got out of prison! Music rings throughout a rousing movie that promises to set hearts and heads pounding.

Year: UK 2019
Director: Tom Harper
Cast: Jessie Buckley, Julie Walters, Sophie Okonedo
Language: English
Duration: 98 Minutes
Cert: 15


Showing: Showing: 19th September 2021

After losing everything in the 2008 recession a woman embarks on a new life travelling through the American west picking up odd jobs and meeting others on the same journey. Life on the road has never been so tenderly captured.

Year: USA 2020
Director: Chloé Zhao
Cast: Frances McDormand, David Strathairn
Language: English
Duration: 108 Minutes
Cert: 12A

The Father

Showing: Showing: 3rd October 2021

The Father presents a devastating yet empathetic portrayal of dementia. Hopkins delivers an award-winning performance as an ailing patriarch with a favourite daughter and nowhere to stay.

Year: UK 2020
Director: Florian Zeller
Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman
Language: English
Duration: 97 Minutes
Cert: 12A

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Showing: Showing: 17th October 2021

An artist arrives at a remote Breton castle tasked with making a portrait of the owner’s daughter for her upcoming marriage. The gorgeous cinematography and poignant story-line make the film itself a work of art.

Year: France 2019
Director: Céline Sciamma
Cast: Noémie Merlant, Adèle Haenel
Language: French
Duration: 121 Minutes
Cert: 15

Sound of Metal

Showing: Showing: 31st October 2021

Itinerant punk metal drummer Ruben begins to suffer from hearing loss and must face up to a lifetime of deafness and the end of his career and passion.

Year: UK 2020
Director: Darius Marder
Cast: Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke
Language: English
Duration: 120 Minutes
Cert: 15

A Time for Drunken Horses

Showing: Showing: 14th November 2021

An almost destitute Kurdish family fight against the odds to stay together against the harsh background of the Iran Iraq war.

Year: Iran 2000
Director: Bahman Ghobadi
Cast: Ayoub Ahmadi, Amaneh Ekhtiar-dini
Language: Kurdish (English subtitles)
Duration: 81 Minutes
Cert: PG