(all films start at 6pm on the third Sunday of the month)
Sunday 18th January
Will & Testament
‘Will and Testament’ is a 90mins feature doc. Shot over two years, across the United Kingdom, it has been an adventure following the political icon that was Tony Benn, as he criss crossed the country continuing a long tradition of radical socialism. For the first time his personal and political archive is combined with the most frank and candid interviews he ever gave set against a surrealist backdrop of his life created at Ealing Studios. ‘Will and Testament’ is a unique portrait a man some hated, many loved but who all of us respected.
Sunday 15th February
The Lunchbox (cert: PG)
A mistaken delivery in Mumbai’s famously efficient lunchbox delivery system connects a young housewife to an older man in the dusk of his life as they build a fantasy world together through notes in the lunchbox.
Sunday 15th March
Hockney (cert: 15)
David Hockney allowed access to his personal archive of photographs for Randall Wright’s documentary. The film chronicles his career, from his early life in Bradford to his relocation in Hollywood. There are absorbing glimpses into the working methods of this unconventional artist who remains an innovator at the age of 77.
Sunday 19th April
The Homesman (cert: 15)
Tommy Lee Jones and Hilary Swank star in this western tale. Three women who have been driven mad by pioneer life are to be transported across the country by covered wagon by the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy, who in turn employs low-life drifter George Briggs to assist her.
Sunday 17th May
Get On Up (cert: 12)
Grammy and SAG nominated biography of James Brown, charting his rise from extreme poverty to becoming one of the most influential artists in history. Featuring an absolute killer lead performance from Chadwick Boseman.
Sunday 21st June
Citizenfour (cert: 15)
In January 2013, Laura Poitras started receiving anonymous encrypted e-mails from “CITIZENFOUR,” who claimed to have evidence of illegal covert surveillance programs run by the NSA in collaboration with other intelligence agencies worldwide. Five months later, she and reporters Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill flew to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with the man who turned out to be Edward Snowden. She brought her camera with her. The resulting film is history unfolding before our eyes.
JULY – DECEMBER TO BE ANNOUNCED…