Monthly Archives: November 2015

Winter Schedule just announced

Splendid Cinema Winter 2016 Schedule (please note date changes)

images24 January – Pasolini (FR, BE, IT, Abel Ferrera, 2014) 18 cert; controversial American filmmaker Abel Ferrara’s dazzling new film explores the last 24 hours of controversial Italian filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini, with a remarkable performance from the always great Willem Dafoe in the title role. 84 min.

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7 February – Timbuktu (FE, MR, Abderrahmane Sissako, 2014) 12 cert; This highly acclaimed film from Mauritania chronicles the encroachment of Jihadists on a peaceful farming family in the Malian city. 97 min.

A-Girl-Walks-Home-Alone-at-Night-poster21 February – A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (USA, Ana Lily Amirpour, 2014) 15 cert; In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire. 101 min

the-look-of-silence-poster-pagespeed-ce-tqzt2gs4zc6 March – The Look of Silence (DK, ID, FI, NO, GB, IL, US, DE, NL, Joshua Oppenheimer, 2014) 15 cert; director Oppenheimer reaffirms his status as possibly the most important documentary filmmaker today in this companion piece to his The Act of Killing (2012) wherein a family which survived the Indonesian genocide confront the men who murdered one of their brothers. A film not to be missed! 103 min

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MV5BMzYxMTI5MTgxN15BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwMDM5NzAwNjE@._V1_SY317_CR2,0,214,317_AL_10 April – The Tribe (UA, NL, Miroslav Slaboshpitsky, 2014) 18 cert; fantastic film told entirely through sign language (without subtitles) about a young woman who is drawn into a bizarre cult at a deaf boarding school. 126 minMV5BMjA5MDM1ODE5NV5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTgwNjg0MTk5MzE@._V1_SY317_CR0,0,214,317_AL_

24 April – Girlhood (FR, Céline Sciamma, 2014) 15 cert; set amongst the mean streets of the Parisian banlieues, a young black woman tries to survive inside and outside of the street gangs and a life of crime in this highly much-admired film.  113 min

All films are screened at the Worcester Arts Workshop, 21 Sansome Street, Worcester

Films start at 18:00, admission is £5

 

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Baby (India, Neeraj Pandey, 2015) 15 cert.

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Baby (India, Neeraj Pandey, 2015) 15 cert.

Sunday, 8 November, 2015, Worcester Arts Workshop

19:00; £5

An action-packed Bollywood extravaganza about an elite counter-terrorism unit trying to prevent a massive attack in New Delhi. Baby is the highest rated Bollywood film on IMDB (as of time of writing), with a score of 8.2!

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