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Our planned screenings for July and early August are below. Tickets on sale from Thursday 6 June at 9am:

The July/August programme tells the stories of extraordinary lives plus those fighting to change the world around them.

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

Tue 2 July at 7.30pm – HIGH LIFE (18) – An astronaut on an odyssey to a distant black hole faces the challenges of parenting, while struggling to survive in the isolation of deep space.

Wed 3 July at 7.30pm and Tue 9 July at 11am – Babes in Arms screening – AMAZING GRACE (U) – Documentary presenting Aretha Franklin, over two nights, with choir at the New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January 1972.

Thu 4 July at 2.30 (HOH)* & 7.30pm – ROCKETMAN (15) – The life of Elton John comes to the big screen as Taron Egerton stars in the musical fantasy about the uncensored human story of his breakthrough years.

Tue 9 July at 7.30pm – BIRDS OF PASSAGE (15) – Based on a true story and taking place over two decades, a tribe in the north of Colombia dominates the profitable marijuana business, before competing forces threaten their entire existence.

Wed 10 July at 7.30pm – in association with Croydon Pride plus spoken word performance – TUCKED (15) – A tender drama about an aging 80 year old drag queen, that forms an unlikely friendship with a younger queen, both struggling with their own issues of gender identity.

Thu 11 July at 2.30 & 7.30pm – SOMETIMES ALWAYS NEVER (12A) – Bill Nighy stars in this stylish and heartfelt comedy-drama about a Scrabble-obsessed tailor, trying to reconnect with his missing son.

Tue 16 July at 7.30pm – DIEGO MARADONA (12A) – Constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage, the film follows Maradona’s career in its peak in the 1980’s. Despite a glittering career on the pitch, the darker times of his personal life are not far away.

Thu 18 July at 2.30 & 7.30pm – GLORIA BELL (15) – The reworking of the 2013 Chilean film of the same name. A free-spirited divorcee spends her nights on the dance floor, but soon finds an unexpected new romance, filled with the complications of dating.

Tue 23 July at 7.30pm – AFTER LIFE (PG) – Japanese classic, where the newly deceased must choose one memory that will constitute their own private heaven.

Thu 25 July 2.30 (HOH)* & 7.30pm – LATE NIGHT (15) – Emma Thompson features as a late-night talk show host. Taking the decision to hire her first female writer to smooth over diversity concerns, she finds the decision brings about unexpectedly hilarious consequences.

Tue 30 July at 7.30pm – IN FABRIC (18) – British horror comedy film, set against the backdrop of a busy winter sales period in a department store. As a cursed dress passes from person to person, there’s devastating consequences ahead.

Thu 1 Aug 2.30 & 7.30pm – WOMAN AT WAR (12A) – First premiered at Cannes , eco-activist Halla plans to disrupt the operations of an aluminium plant in the Icelandic highlands, putting her long-forgotten application to adopt an orphan child from Ukraine in jeopardy.

Tue 6 Aug at 7.30pm – BRITAIN ON FILM: PROTEST! (12A) – Spanning almost the entire 20th Century, an examination of the history of protest in Britain, from a 1910 suffragette demonstration to the fight for LGBT rights.

Thu 8 Aug at 2.30 (HOH)* & 7.30pm – VITA & VIRGINIA (12A) – Adapted from the play by Dame Eileen Atkins, following the love affair between Vita Sackville-West and Virginia Woolf and how it led to literary inspiration.

Thu 15 Aug at 2.30 (HOH)* & 7.30pm – YESTERDAY (12A) – Danny Boyle directs, as a struggling musician realizes he’s the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles.

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.