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Hard of Hearing: Motherless Brooklyn

Wednesday 22 January 2020

2:00 pm

‘Motherless Brooklyn’ follows Lionel Essrog (Norton), a lonely private detective living with Tourette Syndrome, as he ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend, Frank Minna (Bruce Willis). Armed only with a few clues and the…

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Motherless Brooklyn

Thursday 23 January 2020

7:30 pm

‘Motherless Brooklyn’ follows Lionel Essrog (Norton), a lonely private detective living with Tourette Syndrome, as he ventures to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend, Frank Minna (Bruce Willis). Armed only with a few clues and the…

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Honey Boy

Friday 24 January 2020

7:30 pm

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From a screenplay by Shia LaBeouf, based on his own experiences, award-winning filmmaker Alma Har’el brings to life a young actor’s stormy childhood and early adult years as he struggles to reconcile with his father through cinema and dreams….

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The Kingmaker

Saturday 25 January 2020

2:45 pm

Centered on the indomitable character of Imelda Marcos, The Kingmaker examines, with intimate access, the Marcos family’s improbable return to power in the Philippines. The film explores the disturbing legacy of the Marcos regime and chronicles Imelda’s present-day push…

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The Cave

Saturday 25 January 2020

5:00 pm

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Oscar nominee Feras Fayyad (Last Men in Aleppo) delivers an unflinching story of the Syrian war. For besieged civilians, hope and safety lie underground inside the subterranean hospital known as The Cave, where paediatrician and managing physician Dr Amani…

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Long Day’s Journey Into Night

Saturday 25 January 2020

7:30 pm

Please note this film was originally advertised as showing on Mon 3 Feb 2020. The screening will now be on Sat 25 Jan 2020 7:30pm. Oozing atmosphere with its noirish neon glow, the film chronicles the return of Luo…

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Hard of Hearing: The Cave

Monday 27 January 2020

2:00 pm

Oscar nominee Feras Fayyad (Last Men in Aleppo) delivers an unflinching story of the Syrian war. For besieged civilians, hope and safety lie underground inside the subterranean hospital known as The Cave, where paediatrician and managing physician Dr Amani…

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My Love Story!!

Monday 27 January 2020

2:00 pm

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Takeo (SUZUKI Ryohei) is a lovable giant admired by his fellow male students but struggling to find his own love story – girls tend to be repelled by his hulking looks or fall for his best friend (SAKAGUCHI Kentaro). That is until the day he saves Rinko (NAGANO Mei) from a pervert…

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Greener Grass

Monday 27 January 2020

7:30 pm

The film is a hilariously deadpan hell-scape of competitive suburbia, with a boldly stylised absurdist chain of events that unfurls with increasing fervour after one soccer mom gifts another her infant daughter just to be polite!

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Hard of Hearing: Honey Boy

Wednesday 29 January 2020

2:00 pm

From a screenplay by Shia LaBeouf, based on his own experiences, award-winning filmmaker Alma Har’el brings to life a young actor’s stormy childhood and early adult years as he struggles to reconcile with his father through cinema and dreams….

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Royal Opera House: La Bohème (Live)

Wednesday 29 January 2020

7:45 pm

Puccini’s opera of young love in 19th-century Paris is packed with beautiful music, including lyrical arias, celebratory choruses for Act II’s evocation of Christmas Eve in the Latin Quarter and a poignant final scene over which the composer himself…

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Stour Surrounding: Artists and the Valley

Thursday 30 January 2020

7:00 pm

Screening followed by Q+A with artists Jevan Watkins Jones, Simon Carter and Jenny Hand, Director The Munnings Art Gallery. ‘Stour Surrounding – Artists and the Valley’ is a documentary film that takes a look at artists both past and…

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Little Women

Friday 31 January 2020

7:30 pm

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Writer-director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott, and unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, reflects back and forth on her…

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La Dolce Vita

Saturday 1 February 2020

2:30 pm

“La Dolce Vita transcended its meaning as a work of art and came to be regarded as a landmark pointing to important changes in Italian and European society.”Peter Bondanella, A History of Italian Cinema, 2009 Beginning with the startling…

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Met Live: Porgy and Bess

Saturday 1 February 2020

5:55 pm

The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess returns to the Met for the first time since 1990, in a new co-production with English National Opera and Dutch National Opera, hailed as a triumph at its premiere in London earlier this year.

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Royal Opera House: La Bohème (Encore)

Sunday 2 February 2020

2:00 pm

Puccini’s opera of young love in 19th-century Paris is packed with beautiful music, including lyrical arias, celebratory choruses for Act II’s evocation of Christmas Eve in the Latin Quarter and a poignant final scene over which the composer himself…

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Amanda

Sunday 2 February 2020

4:45 pm

David, who gets by doing odd jobs, meets Lena, who has just moved up to Paris, and falls in love. But soon after, his life is brutally interrupted by the sudden death of his sister. Beyond the shock and…

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Hard of Hearing: Little Women

Monday 3 February 2020

2:00 pm

Writer-director Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) has crafted a Little Women that draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott, and unfolds as the author’s alter ego, Jo March, reflects back and forth on her…

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Parasite + satellite Q&A with director Bong Joon Ho

Monday 3 February 2020

6:00 pm

Join us at Firstsite for a special preview screening of ‘Parasite’, ahead of the main cinema release. Includes a live satellite Q&A with director Bong Joon Ho. Meet the Park Family: the picture of aspirational wealth. And the Kim…

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Kinky Boots: The Musical

Tuesday 4 February 2020

7:30 pm

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Kinky Boots The Musical, filmed live at London’s Adelphi Theatre, is strutting onto the big screen! Charlie is a factory owner struggling to save his family business, and Lola is a fabulous entertainer with a wildly exciting idea. With…

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Bento Harassment

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Wishing to open up another line of communication with her rebellious teenage daughter, in the name of light-hearted revenge, single mother Kaori (SHINOHARA Ryoko) begins creating embarrassingly sweet messages in her child’s lunchbox meals. Will it work?

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The Actor

Monday 10 February 2020

7:30 pm

KAMEOKA Takuji (YASUDA Ken) is the perennial supporting actor, constantly typecast as background characters, from homeless to yakuza roles. Thirty-seven years old and single, he reaches a crossroads in his life when he meets a female bar owner (ASO Kumiko) that may change everything.

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My Dad is A Heel Wrestler

Saturday 15 February 2020

3:00 pm

Little Shota (TERADA Kokoro) gets the shock of his life when he discovers that the father he looks up to plays the despicable heel wrestler, Cockroach. Once a star champion, Takashi (TANAHASHI Hiroshi) decides to overcome his injuries and re-join the wrestling big league to win back his son’s heart.

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NT Live: Cyrano de Bergerac

Thursday 20 February 2020

7:00 pm

James McAvoy (X-Men, Atonement) returns to the stage in an inventive new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London. Fierce with a pen and notorious in combat, Cyrano almost has it…

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A Banana? At This Time of Night?

Monday 24 February 2020

7:30 pm

Afflicted by muscular dystrophy, Yasuaki (OIZUMI Yo) doesn’t let that slow him down. A charming and eternally positive man, he is determined to live an independent life and fulfil his dreams with the help of coerced volunteers Misaki (TAKAHATA Mitsuki) and Tanaka (MIURA Haruma). Based on a true story.

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Royal Opera House: The Cellist/Dances at a Gathering (Live)

Tuesday 25 February 2020

7:15 pm

The Royal Ballet presents the world premiere of Cathy Marston’s first work for the Company on the Main Stage alongside a revival of Jerome Robbins’s timeless classic of pure dance. Cathy Marston has previously been an Associate Artist of…

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Met Opera: Agrippina (Live)

Saturday 29 February 2020

5:55 pm

In the Met’s first-ever performances of Agrippina, Handel’s satire of sex and power politics, Sir David McVicar reconceives a production evoking a scandalous world in which the Roman Empire never fell but simply kept going right up to the…

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Royal Opera House: The Cellist/Dances at a Gathering (Encore)

Sunday 1 March 2020

2:00 pm

The Royal Ballet presents the world premiere of Cathy Marston’s first work for the Company on the Main Stage alongside a revival of Jerome Robbins’s timeless classic of pure dance. Cathy Marston has previously been an Associate Artist of…

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Her Sketchbook

Monday 2 March 2020

7:30 pm

Mami (KADOWAKI Mugi) is an otaku and a hikikomori (shut-in). Worried about her future, Mami’s father finds her a job as a videogame tester, where she meets Ryotaro (MIURA Takahiro). Encouraged by him to draw game characters for the company, she takes her first tentative steps towards new opportunities.

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Ride Your Wave

Saturday 7 March 2020

3:30 pm

After young firefighter Minato (KATAYOSE Ryota) rescues avid surfer Hinako (KAWAEI Rina), the two fall in love. But Minato’s life is cut short in an accident at sea causing the distraught Hinako to stay away from the ocean; until the day she hums their song and he appears in the water…

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NT Live: Cyrano de Bergerac (Encore)

Sunday 8 March 2020

2:00 pm

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James McAvoy (X-Men, Atonement) returns to the stage in an inventive new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London. Fierce with a pen and notorious in combat, Cyrano almost has it…

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I Go Gaga, My Dear

Monday 9 March 2020

7:30 pm

Filmmaker Nobutomo begins to notice gradual changes affecting her nonagenarian mother. Turning the camera on her parents’ life, she presents an intimate portrait of the highs and lows of a family living with Alzheimer’s and the reality of geriatric care in Japan’s super ageing society.

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Met Live: Der Fliegende Hollander

Saturday 14 March 2020

5:55 pm

For the first time at the Met, Sir Bryn Terfel sings the role of the mysterious Dutchman, condemned to roam the seas for eternity, with Anja Kampe as the devoted Senta, whose love can set him free.

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The House Where the Mermaid Sleeps

Monday 16 March 2020

7:30 pm

Teetering on the edge of divorce, a couple is faced with tragedy when their daughter becomes brain dead with little chance of recovery following an accident. Confronted by an impossible decision, the parents must seek alternative solutions in a bid to keep her alive…

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Royal Opera House: Fidelio (Live)

Tuesday 17 March 2020

7:15 pm

Beethoven’s only opera is a masterpiece, an uplifting story of risk and triumph. In this new production, conducted by Antonio Pappano, Jonas Kaufmann plays the political prisoner Florestan, and Lise Davidsen his wife Leonore (disguised as ‘Fidelio’) who daringly…

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Our Meal for Tomorrow

Saturday 21 March 2020

3:20 pm

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After participating in their school’s sack race, an unlikely romance begins between an introverted Hayama (NAKAJIMA Yuto) and outspoken Uemura (ARAKI Yuko). As their lives unfold over the next 7 years, can they overcome obstacles and continue sharing meals in good times and bad?

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Royal Opera House: Fidelio (Encore)

Sunday 22 March 2020

2:00 pm

Beethoven’s only opera is a masterpiece, an uplifting story of risk and triumph. In this new production, conducted by Antonio Pappano, Jonas Kaufmann plays the political prisoner Florestan, and Lise Davidsen his wife Leonore (disguised as ‘Fidelio’) who daringly…

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Little Nights, Little Love

Monday 23 March 2020

7:30 pm

Sato (MIURA Haruma) is a singleton in his late 20s, longing for the perfect meet-cute to kick start his love life. One day, he meets Saki (TABE Mikako) in an unlikely encounter on the street, soon sparking a romantic connection. Is it a miracle? Based on a story by one of Japan’s most popular novelists, the story asks what is necessary in attaining happiness in a relationship

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Royal Opera House: Swan Lake (Live)

Wednesday 1 April 2020

7:15 pm

While remaining faithful to the Marius Petipa/Lev Ivanov text, Scarlett’s additional choreography and John Macfarlane’s magnificent designs breathe new life into what is arguably the best-known and most-loved classical ballet. The entire Company shines in this eternal tale of…

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Royal Opera House: Swan Lake (Encore)

Sunday 5 April 2020

2:00 pm

While remaining faithful to the Marius Petipa/Lev Ivanov text, Scarlett’s additional choreography and John Macfarlane’s magnificent designs breathe new life into what is arguably the best-known and most-loved classical ballet. The entire Company shines in this eternal tale of…

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Exhibition on Screen: Easter in Art

Tuesday 7 April 2020

7:30 pm

The story of Christ’s death and resurrection has dominated western culture for the past 2000 years. It is perhaps the most significant historical event of all time, as recounted by the gospels but, equally, as depicted by the greatest…

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Met Opera: Tosca (Live)

Saturday 11 April 2020

5:55 pm

Sir David McVicar’s bold staging of Puccini’s operatic thriller returns with star soprano Anna Netrebko as the passionate title diva, opposite Brian Jagde as her lover, the idealistic painter Mario Cavaradossi.

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Royal Opera House: Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci (Live)

Tuesday 21 April 2020

7:00 pm

These two short Italian operas are each regarded as the composers’ masterpiece, and are brought together in a new staging by award-winning director Damiano Michieletto, who sets both operas in a poverty stricken village in 1980s southern Italy, where…

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Royal Opera House: Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci (Encore)

Sunday 26 April 2020

2:00 pm

These two short Italian operas are each regarded as the composers’ masterpiece, and are brought together in a new staging by award-winning director Damiano Michieletto, who sets both operas in a poverty stricken village in 1980s southern Italy, where…

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Royal Shakespeare Company: King John

Wednesday 29 April 2020

7:00 pm

A mad world of mad kings, teetering on the brink of disaster! Richard the Lionheart is dead. His brother John is King of England. Threatened from all sides by Europe, the English noblemen and even his own family, King…

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Met Live: Maria Stuarda

Saturday 9 May 2020

5:55 pm

Donizetti’s drama, focused on the political and personal rivalry between two queens, returns to the Met with Diana Damrau as the doomed Mary, Queen of Scots, and Jamie Barton as her rival, Queen Elizabeth I.

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Royal Opera House: The Dante Project (Live)

Thursday 28 May 2020

7:15 pm

Dante’s Divine Comedy is an epic journey through the afterlife: it encompasses the horrifying drama of Inferno and its damned, the lyrical mysticism of pilgrims on mount Purgatorio and the dazzling spheres of Paradiso with their endless configurations of…

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Royal Opera House: The Dante Project (Encore)

Sunday 31 May 2020

2:00 pm

Dante’s Divine Comedy is an epic journey through the afterlife: it encompasses the horrifying drama of Inferno and its damned, the lyrical mysticism of pilgrims on mount Purgatorio and the dazzling spheres of Paradiso with their endless configurations of…

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Berliner Philharmoniker: Live Season Finale

Friday 12 June 2020

6:30 pm

Enjoy the conclusion of the Berliner Philharmoniker 2019/20 Live Cinema with Gustavo Dudamel conducting Mahler’s powerful Symphony No. 2 in C minor “Resurrection”. This spectacular Season Finale Concert will be broadcast live from Berlin and will feature exclusive behind-the-scenes interviews and…

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Royal Opera House: Elektra (Live)

Thursday 18 June 2020

7:45 pm

Strauss’s thrilling and audacious adaptation of Greek tragedy receives a new staging by the award- winning director Christof Loy. This uncompromising opera, about a daughter intent on bloody revenge and a mother driven to madness, has provoked critics to…

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Royal Opera House: Elektra (Encore)

Sunday 21 June 2020

2:00 pm

Strauss’s thrilling and audacious adaptation of Greek tragedy receives a new staging by the award- winning director Christof Loy. This uncompromising opera, about a daughter intent on bloody revenge and a mother driven to madness, has provoked critics to…

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Exhibition on Screen: Frida Kahlo

Monday 6 July 2020

7:30 pm

This highly engaging film takes us on a journey through the life of one of the most prevalent female icons: Frida Kahlo. She was a prolific self-portraitist, using the canvas as a mirror through all stages of her turbulent…

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