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Flee [15]

Sunday 19th June 2022, 15:30

Flee tells the story of Amin Nawabi as he grapples with a painful secret he has kept hidden for 20 years, one that threatens to derail the life he has built for himself and his soon to be husband. Recounted mostly through animation to director Jonas Poher Rasmussen, he tells for the first time the story of his extraordinary journey as a child refugee from Afghanistan.

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Mothering Sunday [15]

Sunday 15th May, 2022, 17:30

Period drama based on Graham Swift’s Mothering Sunday with a stellar cast (Olivia Colman, Colin Firth) he story takes place on Mother’s Day in 1924. Mr. and Mrs. Nivan give their housekeeper, Jane Fairchild (Odessa Young), the day off, as the couple are set to go to their neighbour’s house to celebrate his engagement. The truth is Jane and the neighbour, Paul (Josh O’Connor), have been having an affair for many years.

Director: Eva Husson

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After Love [12A]

Sunday, 17th April, 2022, 17:30.

Set in the port of Dover, Mary Hussain (Joanna Scanlan – The Thick of It) suddenly finds herself a widow following the unexpected death of her husband. A day after the burial, she discover he has a secret just twenty-one miles across the English Channel in Calais.

Directed and written by Aleem Khan in his feature-length debut.

The Runaways: Three Children, Two Donkeys and One Big Adventure (12A)

Sunday, 16th Jan 2022, doors open at 5:30pm, screens at 6:00pm.

The Runaways is a 2018 British film set in North Yorkshire, England. The story revolves around three children who embark on a journey to find their estranged mother. The film, which stars Mark Addy and Tara Fitzgerald, was put out on general release in 2019. Now we can get back in to the Picture House it gets a well deserved reprieve to let some light into the gloom of winter. A modern day Railway Children, perhaps.

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Keighley Arts and Film Festival: Blinded by the Light (12A),

Saturday, 9th Oct 2021, doors open at 5:30pm, screens at 6:00pm.

As part of Keighley Arts and Film Festival we will be adding an additional screening during October. Blinded by the Light sees a teenager from an Asian family in 1980s Britain learning to live his life, understand his family and find his own voice through the music of American rock star Bruce Springsteen. A feel good film to lift some of the autumnal gloom perhaps.

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Official Secrets [15] Sunday 19th January 2020, 17:35

One day in 2003, in the lead up to the Iraq War, British intelligence specialist Katharine Gun receives a memo from the NSA with a shocking directive: the United States is enlisting Britain’s help in collecting compromising information on U.N. Security Council members to blackmail them into voting in favor of an invasion of Iraq. Unable to stand by and watch the world be rushed into war, Gun makes the gut-wrenching decision to defy her government and leak the memo to the press.

Official Secrets is a timely, ambitious if broad take on a complex subject, but remains engaging and entertaining. anchored by Keira Knightley on great form. Full Review, Ian Freer, Empire