TULLY – Babes In Arms Screening

Marlo (Charlize Theron) is days away from giving birth to her third child – “Such a blessing” she mutters. In truth, her husband (Ron Livingston) plays video games every night, her son may get kicked out of his private school kindergarten, and Marlo’s brother Craig (Mark Duplass) correctly fears she’s speeding toward another breakdown.
This is a movie about the lies we tell ourselves to stay sane – and the reasons why we might need to tell the truth. Full details. BabesInArms Screening.

ON CHESIL BEACH

Adapted by Ian McEwan from his bestselling novel, this drama centres on a young couple of drastically different backgrounds in the summer of 1962. Edward (Billy Howle) and Florence (Saoirse Ronan), newly-married and very much in love, arrive at a grand old inn on the Dorset coast for their honeymoon; they’ll leave with a very different understanding of who they are and what they actually want out of life.
While downstairs the hotel is full of guests, they are achingly alone with each other and the momentous thing that is supposed to happen. As pressure mounts in the hotel room the Director, Dominic Cooke, smoothly tells their backstories in a series of flashbacks, each stimulated by something the couple says or feels. Full details.

THE HAPPY PRINCE

The untold story of the last days in the tragic times of Oscar Wilde, a person who observes his own failure with ironic distance and regards the difficulties that beset his life with detachment and humor. The film is a deeply felt, tremendously acted tribute to courage. Full details. English/French/Italian with English subtitles.

FIRST REFORMED

A former military chaplain (Ethan Hawke) is wracked by grief over the death of his son. Mary (Amanda Seyfried) is a member of his church whose husband, a radical environmentalist, commits suicide, setting the plot in motion. Full details.

SWIMMING WITH MEN

When accountant Eric (Rob Brydon) seeks to win back his wife, he stumbles upon a surprising solution in the form of a male synchronised swimming team: Men Who Swim. Eric believes he can win back his wife Heather (Jane Horrocks) by diving into the world of male synchronised swimming. Also stars Jim Carter (Downton Abbey) and Thomas Turgoose (This is England). “The Full Monty” in Speedos! Full details.

SWIMMING WITH MEN

When accountant Eric (Rob Brydon) seeks to win back his wife, he stumbles upon a surprising solution in the form of a male synchronised swimming team: Men Who Swim. Eric believes he can win back his wife Heather (Jane Horrocks) by diving into the world of male synchronised swimming. Also stars Jim Carter (Downton Abbey) and Thomas Turgoose (This is England). “The Full Monty” in Speedos! Full details.

LEAVE NO TRACE

Will (Ben Foster) and his teenage daughter, Tom (Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie), have lived off the grid for years in the forests of Portland, Oregon. When their idyllic life is shattered, both are put into social services. After clashing with their new surroundings, Will and Tom set off on a harrowing journey back to their wild homeland. Full details.

ON CHESIL BEACH – Babes In Arms screening

Adapted by Ian McEwan from his bestselling novel, this drama centres on a young couple of drastically different backgrounds in the summer of 1962. Edward (Billy Howle) and Florence (Saoirse Ronan), newly-married and very much in love, arrive at a grand old inn on the Dorset coast for their honeymoon; they’ll leave with a very different understanding of who they are and what they actually want out of life.
While downstairs the hotel is full of guests, they are achingly alone with each other and the momentous thing that is supposed to happen. As pressure mounts in the hotel room the Director, Dominic Cooke, smoothly tells their backstories in a series of flashbacks, each stimulated by something the couple says or feels. Full details. BabesInArms screening.