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Our planned screenings for June are below. Tickets on sale from Thursday 9 May at 9am:

The June programme shows the very best in world cinema and the stories of extraordinary individuals.

* HOH = Hard of Hearing. These films are shown with subtitles to assist those with hearing loss.

Tue 4 June at 7.30pm – GRETA (15) – Frances finds a handbag on the New York subway and promptly returns it to Greta, an eccentric French piano teacher. However, as Frances befriends the lonely widow, she finds she holds a dark and deadly agenda against her.

Thu 6 June 2.30 (HOH)* & 7.30pm – FISHERMAN’S FRIENDS (12A) – Ten fisherman from Cornwall sing sea shanties locally for pleasure until they are spotted by a record manager, who thinks he can get them into the UK charts.

Tue 11 June at 11am – Babes In Arms ScreeningWILD ROSE (15) – After her release from prison, Rose-Lynn tries to make it as a country music star, while also grappling with the responsibilities of being a young mother of two children.

Tue 11 June at 7pm (please note, earlier start) – LORO (18) – Looking at media tycoon and politician Silvio Berlusconi between 2006 and 2009, and how a group of businessmen and politicians – the Loro (Them) – try to get into his inner circle of trust.

Thu 13 June at 2.30 & 7.30pm – SMILES ON A SUMMER NIGHT (PG) – Directed and written by Ingmar Bergman. Swedish members of the upper class and their servants, at the turn of the last century, find themselves in a romantic tangle, amidst jealousy and heartbreak.

Tue 18 June at 7.30pm – EIGHTH GRADE (15) – An introverted teenage girl tries to survive the last week of her disastrous eighth grade year before leaving to start high school.

Thu 20 June at 2.30 (HOH)* & 7pm (please note, earlier start) – As part of Croydon’s Rhythm & Views festival – AMAZING GRACE (U) – Documentary presenting Aretha Franklin, over two nights, with the choir of the New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972.

Tue 25 June at 7.30pm – In association with Croydon Pride, plus spoken word performance – RAFIKI (12A) – Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives, so the saying goes, but Kena and Ziki long for something more. When love blossoms between them, the two girls will be forced to choose between happiness and safety.

Thu 27 June at 2.30 & 7.30pm – STYX (12A) – A busy doctor sets out on her dream holiday, sailing from Gibraltar to Ascension Island in the Atlantic. Her plans change when she sees a boat overloaded with refugees, but organizing help proves much harder than she first thought.

Our planned screenings for May are below. Tickets on sale from Thursday 4 April at 9am:

The May programme has biographies of two of the world’s most famous artists and a delve into history.

* HOH = Hard of Hearing. These films are shown with subtitles to assist those with hearing loss.

Thu 2 May at 2.30pm (HOH)* & 7.30pm – WHAT THEY HAD (15) – When her Alzheimer’s-suffering mother wanders into a blizzard on Christmas Eve, Bridget Ertz travels back to convince her father to put her in a nursing home, leaving him to face the end of their life-long love affair.

Tue 7 May at 7.30pm – US (15) – Adelaide Wilson returns to her childhood beachfront with her family, when four masked strangers descend upon the house, forcing the Wilsons into a fight for survival. When the masks come off, the family is horrified to learn that each attacker takes the appearance of one of them.

Thu 9 May at 2.30 & 7.30pm – AT ETERNITY’S GATE (12A) – Willem Defoe plays Vincent van Gogh in his final years, painting masterworks of the natural world that surrounds him, focussing on his relationship with eternity rather than the pain his art causes him in the present.

Tue 14 May at 11am – Babes In Arms ScreeningTHE AFTERMATH (15) – Jason Clarke and Keira Knightley are a British colonel and his wife assigned to live in Hamburg during the post-war reconstruction, but tensions arise with the German who previously owned the house.

Tue 14 May at 7.30pm – HAPPY AS LAZZARO (12A) – Lazzaro, a good-hearted young peasant, and Tancredi, a young nobleman cursed by his imagination, form a life-altering bond when Tancredi asks Lazzaro to help him orchestrate his own kidnapping.

Thu 16 May at 2.30 (HOH)* & 7.30pm – THE WHITE CROW (12A) – Under the direction of Ralph Fiennes, The White Crow tells the story of ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev’s flirtation with Western ideas, leading him into a high-stakes game of cat and mouse with the KGB.

Tue 21 May at 7.30pm – 3 FACES (15) – A popular Iranian actress searches with her director friend for a girl, after seeing a video of her asking for help to leave her conservative family.

Thu 23 May at 2.30 & 7.30pm – THE SISTERS BROTHERS (15) – John C. Reilly and Joaquin Phoenix are Charlie and Eli Sisters, both brothers and assassins. They find themselves on a journey leading to the gold rush land of California, on an adventure that tests the deadly family ties that bind.

Tue 28 May at 7.30pm – THE KINDERGARTEN TEACHER (12A) – A kindergarten teacher in New York (Maggie Gyllenhaal) becomes obsessed with one of her students whom she believes is a child prodigy.

Thu 30 May at 2.30 (HOH)* & 7.30pm – WILD ROSE (15) – After her release from prison, Rose-Lynn tries to make it as a country music star, while also grappling with the responsibilities of being a young mother of two children.

Our planned screenings for April are below. Tickets on sale from Thursday 7 March at 9am:

The April programme shares the real stories of pioneering women plus the best in world cinema.

* HOH = Hard of Hearing. These films are shown with subtitles to assist those with hearing loss.

Tue 2 April at 7.30pm – FOXTROT (15) – An intelligent dark comedy about a troubled family, forced to confront difficult truths when they receive shocking news from their son’s desolate military post.

Thu 4 April at 2.30 (HOH)* and 7.30pm – IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK (15) – From the writer and director of Oscar-winning Moonlight. Tish and Fonny are an African-American young couple in 1970’s Harlem but when Fonny is falsely accused of a crime and awaiting trial, pressures begin to mount on their relationship.

Tue 9 April at 11am – Babes In Arms Screening – COLETTE (15) – Author Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette agrees to ghost-write a semi-autobiographical novel for her husband. Success soon inspires her to fight for creative ownership and against the constraints of early 20th Century society.

Tue 9 April at 7.30pm – CAPERNAUM (15) – After running away from his negligent parents, committing a violent crime and being sentenced to five years in jail, a hardened, streetwise 12-year-old Lebanese boy sues his parents in protest at the life they have given him.

Thu 11 April at 2.30 and 7.30pm – A PRIVATE WAR (15) – Rosamund Pike stars in the biography of Marie Colvin, an American journalist who travelled the world, visiting the most dangerous countries and documenting their civil wars.

Tue 16 April at 7.30pm – GIRL (15) – Lara, a 15-year-old girl who was born in a boy’s body, is committed to becoming a professional ballerina, despite the challenges it poses.

Thu 18 April at 2.30 (HOH)* and 7.30pm – ON THE BASIS OF SEX (12A) – Biographical legal drama, based on the life and early cases of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Tue 23 April at 7.30pm – THE AFTERMATH (15) – Keira Knightley and Alexander Skarsgård are a British colonel and his wife assigned to live in Hamburg during the post-war reconstruction. However, tensions arise with the German who previously owned the house.

Thu 25 April at 2.30 and 7.30pm – EVERYBODY KNOWS (15) – Laura, a Spanish woman living in Buenos Aires, returns to Madrid with her two children to attend her sister’s wedding but the trip is upset by unexpected events that bring secrets into the open.

Tue 30 April at 7.30pm – BORDER (15) – Swedish fantasy film. Customs officer Tina is known for her extraordinary sense of smell, sniffing out the guilt on anyone hiding something. But when Vore, a suspicious-looking man, walks past her, her abilities are challenged for the first time ever.

Thu 2 May at 2.30 (HOH)* and 7.30pm – WHAT THEY HAD (15) – When her Alzheimer’s-suffering mother wanders into a blizzard on Christmas Eve, Bridget Ertz travels back to convince her father to put her in a nursing home, leaving him to face the end of their life-long love affair.