Listings At A Glance

  • Sat
    21
    Oct
    2017
    8:00 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    A murder of a convict held in custody seems to be connected with dark and mysterious events from two years back. Full details.

  • Tue
    24
    Oct
    2017
    2:30 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    Some years after her close friendship with a Scottish ghillie, as depicted in Mrs Brown, Queen Victoria finds that an Indian clerk, Abdul Karim, offers her similarly good company – but many in the establishment are unsettled by their association. Filmed on location at Osborne House, Dame Judi’s return to one of her most famous roles will be eagerly awaited by many. Subtitled for people with a hearing loss. Full details.

  • Tue
    24
    Oct
    2017
    7:30 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    A run-down Yorkshire farm is the setting for this debut feature from director Francis Lee. Johnny Saxby (O’Connor), who lives with his crippled father (Hart) and grandmother (Jones), eases his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex. Forced to hire a migrant worker (Secareanu), who he initially despises, Johnny is forced by their burgeoning relationship and his worsening family circumstances to question what he wants out of life. “This is one of the most assured, fully-formed British debuts of recent years” (Sight and Sound). Full details.

  • Wed
    25
    Oct
    2017
    7:30 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    Court is a quietly devastating, absurdist portrait of injustice, caste prejudice, and venal politics in contemporary India. Taking a pointed look at the contradictions of the Indian legal system, the story unfolds about Mumbai’s invisible underclass in which an aging folk singer emerges as an unlikely source of socio-political resistance. Court was met with universal critical acclaim on the film festival circuit and is one of the best films to emerge from the recent wave of independent Indian films. English, Gujarati, Hindi and Marathi with English subtitles. Book here.

  • Thu
    26
    Oct
    2017
    7:30 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    Some years after her close friendship with a Scottish ghillie, as depicted in Mrs Brown, Queen Victoria finds that an Indian clerk, Abdul Karim, offers her similarly good company – but many in the establishment are unsettled by their association. Filmed on location at Osborne House, Dame Judi’s return to one of her most famous roles will be eagerly awaited by many. Full details.

  • Fri
    27
    Oct
    2017
    7:30 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    Hotel Salvation is a warm tale of life and relationships, embedded in Indian culture and Hindu rituals.
    Faced with his father’s untimely & bizarre demand to go and die in the holy city of Varanasi and attain salvation, a son is left with no choice but to embark on this journey.
    The simple pleasures of this timeless city are explored as father and son belatedly come to know each other in the enforced intimacy of their cramped hotel room and the teaming streets. This gentle and tender multi award-winning film will make you laugh and cry. Hindi with English subtitles. Book here.

  • Sun
    29
    Oct
    2017
    4:00 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    Despite being in love with a Ukrainian boy from the same village, Polish girl named Zosia is forced into marrying a wealthy widower. Soon World War II begins and ethnic tensions arise. Amidst the war chaos Zosia tries to survive. Full details.

  • Tue
    31
    Oct
    2017
    7:00 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    Where do you go after you die? While many go to another realm, M (Affleck) returns to his old house, to watch over his grieving partner C (Mara) – and, after she moves on, a sequence of other inhabitants. Lowry’s audacious idea, that the ghost – unseen but not entirely unnoticed by mortal souls – should be portrayed by Affleck under a seemingly simple white sheet, is a great success. This spirit is a melancholy presence at the heart of a beautifully-shot, poignant and sometimes funny study of loss and the nature of a home. Full details. Halloween double bill at discount cost.

  • Tue
    31
    Oct
    2017
    9:00 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    In the aftermath of an apocalyptic plague-like outbreak, a family survive by taking every precaution against outside menaces. When they reluctantly allow another family into their remote woodland home, the tensions soon mount. Providing an intense, gripping conclusion to our Hallowe’en double bill, this character-driven thriller is “a horribly plausible future vision” (Empire magazine). Full details. Halloween double bill at discount cost.

  • Wed
    01
    Nov
    2017
    2:30 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    Some years after her close friendship with a Scottish ghillie, as depicted in Mrs Brown, Queen Victoria finds that an Indian clerk, Abdul Karim, offers her similarly good company – but many in the establishment are unsettled by their association. Filmed on location at Osborne House, Dame Judi’s return to one of her most famous roles will be eagerly awaited by many. Full details.

  • Wed
    01
    Nov
    2017
    7:30 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    Some years after her close friendship with a Scottish ghillie, as depicted in Mrs Brown, Queen Victoria finds that an Indian clerk, Abdul Karim, offers her similarly good company – but many in the establishment are unsettled by their association. Filmed on location at Osborne House, Dame Judi’s return to one of her most famous roles will be eagerly awaited by many. Full details.

  • Thu
    02
    Nov
    2017
    2:30 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    A film about one of the world's greatest icons Björn Borg and his biggest rival, the young and talented John McEnroe and their legendary duel during the 1980's Wimbledon tournament. Engklish/Swedish with English subtitles. Full details.

  • Thu
    02
    Nov
    2017
    7:30 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    A film about one of the world's greatest icons Björn Borg and his biggest rival, the young and talented John McEnroe and their legendary duel during the 1980's Wimbledon tournament. English/Swedish with English subtitles. Full details.

  • Sat
    04
    Nov
    2017
    5:30 pmDavid Lean Cinema

     An immortal classic, Guru Dutt's soulful, romantic masterpiece Pyaasa is frequently listed as one of the greatest films of all time. Translating as 'The Thirsty One', Pyaasa, set in post-independence Kolkata, the film tells the story of Vijay, a struggling poet trying to make his works known in post-independence India, and Gulabo, a prostitute with a heart of gold who eventually helps him get his poems published. Dutt's stark black and white cinematography powerfully evokes the antagonistic forces at work in this classic romantic melodrama. The film will be introduced by award winning filmmaker Ahmed Jamal. Hindi with English subtitles. Book here.

  • Tue
    07
    Nov
    2017
    7:30 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    A couple's (Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem) relationship is severely tested when their sedate home-life is disrupted by the appearance of two unexpected guests (Ed Harris and Michelle Pfeiffer), disrupting their tranquil existence. Soon Lawrence’s character becomes deeply unsettled by both her new house guests and her increasingly odd husband, and begins to experience creepy visions. Full details.

  • Wed
    08
    Nov
    2017
    7:30 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    Mahanagar documents with brilliant sensitivity a changing Calcutta of the mid-1950s. The screenplay delves into the agony and ecstasy, the turbulence and excitement of shifting social mores seen through a lower middle class Bengali family when a housewife gets a job as a saleswoman.
    It is a profound sociological study into men and women’s relationship, a portrayal of the world of work from the point of view of women, and an analysis of the clash of modernism and traditions in a middle-class urban family. Bengali with English subtitles. Book here.

  • Thu
    09
    Nov
    2017
    2:30 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    British animator Hugh Welchman and his wife, artist Dorota Kobiela have brought together 65,000 oil painted frames - produced by 115 professional artists - to form this stunning cinematic achievement. Received a standing ovation at its premiere in the Amency Animation Festival. Full details.

  • Thu
    09
    Nov
    2017
    7:30 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    British animator Hugh Welchman and his wife, artist Dorota Kobiela have brought together 65,000 oil painted frames - produced by 115 professional artists - to form this stunning cinematic achievement. Received a standing ovation at its premiere in the Amency Animation Festival. Full details.

  • Tue
    14
    Nov
    2017
    11:00 amDavid Lean Cinema

    Based on the real-life courtship between Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail (Kumail Nanjiani), who connects with grad student Emily (Zoe Kazan) after one of his stand-up sets. Babes In Arms Screening. Full details.

  • Tue
    14
    Nov
    2017
    7:30 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    Three Palestinian women living in an apartment in Tel Aviv try to find a balance between traditional and modern culture. Hebrew/Arabic with English subtitles. Full details.

  • Thu
    16
    Nov
    2017
    11:00 amDavid Lean Cinema

    A rare glimpse into the relationship between beloved children's author A. A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson) and his son Christopher Robin (Alex Lawther), whose toys inspired the magical world of Winnie the Pooh. Subtitled for those with a hearing loss. Full details.

  • Thu
    16
    Nov
    2017
    7:30 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    A rare glimpse into the relationship between beloved children's author A. A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson) and his son Christopher Robin (Alex Lawther), whose toys inspired the magical world of Winnie the Pooh. Full details.

  • Fri
    17
    Nov
    2017
    7:00 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    Dubbed The Godfather of Bollywood films, it ranked "Top 10 Indian Films" of all time in the British Film Institute 2002 poll. The film drew heavily from the conventions of Westerns, and is a defining example of the masala film, which mixes several genres in one work.
    A retired police chief enlists the help of two criminals, to bring down a notorious bandit who murdered his family and terrorised the region. Opening with one of the most memorable action sequences in film history, it’s clear to see why this breathless action-adventure has left an impact on Indian cinema like no other. Hindi with English subtitles. Book here.

  • Tue
    21
    Nov
    2017
    7:30 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    This bittersweet drama explores the exquisite agonies of midlife romance on a stunningly beautiful Mediterranean island. Italian/French with English subtitles. Full details.

  • Thu
    23
    Nov
    2017
    2:00 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    Shakespeare’s masterpiece of the turbulence of war and the arts of peace tells the romantic story of Henry’s campaign to recapture the English possessions in France. But the ambitions of this charismatic king are challenged by a host of vivid characters caught up in the real horrors of war. Full details.

  • Thu
    23
    Nov
    2017
    7:00 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    Shakespeare’s masterpiece of the turbulence of war and the arts of peace tells the romantic story of Henry’s campaign to recapture the English possessions in France. But the ambitions of this charismatic king are challenged by a host of vivid characters caught up in the real horrors of war. Full details.

  • Sat
    25
    Nov
    2017
    6:00 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    A story revolving around a dysfunctional family of two brothers who visit their family and discover that their parent’s marriage is on the verge of collapse, the family is undergoing financial crunch and much more as the drama unfolds. Hindi with English subtitles. Book here.

  • Tue
    28
    Nov
    2017
    7:00 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years. Full details.

  • Thu
    30
    Nov
    2017
    2:30 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    Patricia Clarkson, Cillian Murphy, Timothy Spall and Kristin Scott Thomas get more than their just deserts in this dark comedy wrapped around a tragedy. Full details.

  • Thu
    30
    Nov
    2017
    7:30 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    Patricia Clarkson, Cillian Murphy, Timothy Spall and Kristin Scott Thomas get more than their just deserts in this dark comedy wrapped around a tragedy. Full details.

  • Sat
    02
    Dec
    2017
    2:00 pmDavid Lean Cinema

    The life inside a farm in Italy at the beginning of the century. Many poor country families live there, and the owner pays them by their productivity. One of the families has a very clever child. They decide to send him to school instead of make him help them, although this represents a great sacrifice. The boy has to wake up very early and walk several miles to get to the school. One day the boy's shoes break when returning home, but they do not have money to buy another pair. What can they do? Italian with English subtitles. Full details.