A FANTASTIC WOMAN (15) – 2017 Chile/Ger/Spa/USA 104 min – subtitled

Director: Sebastián Lelio
Stars: Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes, Luis Gnecco

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Marina’s life falls apart on the death of her mature lover Orlando. His family take over arrangements, exclude her, and treat her with contempt because she was born a man. Image of film

Everything they shared including the dog are removed and she is forced to move in with her sister, but Marina will not go quietly and is prepared to fight for what is hers and her right to mourn the love of her life.

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Exuberant and life-affirming in the style of Pedro Almodóvar’s earlier work, A Fantastic Woman is our second Foreign Language Oscar nominee of the month.
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Plus a BRIT School Showcase film, screened in partnership with the School’s Film & Media Production department. For this film we are showing A Bright Girl She Was (3.23 min), directed by Nancy-Belle Hannah-Griffiths. We’re pleased to announce that Nancy-Belle will attend this screening, and will participate in a brief Q&A directly after her film is shown.

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Tuesday 24 April 2018

Show starts at 7.30 pm, ticket prices £8.50 & £7.00 (concessions).
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February BABES IN ARMS screening

Monthly 11.00 am Babes in Arms screening
Bringing a baby is not compulsory, but we cannot guarantee a quiet auditorium! The lights will not be fully dimmed, sound will be at a lower level than usual and people may need to move around.

BATTLE OF THE SEXES (12A) – 2017 UK/USA 121 mins – LGBT History Month screening
Directors: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
Stars: Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough, Alan Cumming

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In 1973’s male-dominated tennis scene, top female players are goaded into challenge matches by publicity-hungry ex-champion Bobby Riggs (Carell) – and US Open winner Billie Jean King (Stone) feels compelled to accept. As King prepares for their televised Battle of the Sexes, her private life is transformed by her relationship with hairdresser Marilyn Barnett (Riseborough).
Picture from the film.Three stars on top form, the directors of Little Miss Sunshine and screenwriter Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire) deliver an ace! Screened in association with LGBT History Month.

David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Tuesday 13 February 2018

Show starts at 11.00 am, ticket prices £8.50 & £7.00 (concessions).
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BATTLE OF THE SEXES (12A) – 2017 UK/USA 121 min – LGBT History Month screening

Screenings 2.30 pm & 7.30 pm

Directors: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
Stars: Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough, Alan Cumming

Picture from the film.

In 1973’s male-dominated tennis scene, top female players are goaded into challenge matches by publicity-hungry ex-champion Bobby Riggs (Carell) – and US Open winner Billie Jean King (Stone) feels compelled to accept. As King prepares for their televised Battle of the Sexes, her private life is transformed by her relationship with hairdresser Marilyn Barnett (Riseborough).
Picture from the film.Three stars on top form, the directors of Little Miss Sunshine and screenwriter Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire) deliver an ace! Screened in association with LGBT History Month.




David Lean Cinema, Croydon on Thursday 1 February 2018

Shows start at 2.30 pm & 7.30 pm, ticket prices: £8.50 & £7.00 (concessions)

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