Forthcoming films at Aldeburgh Cinema
Inside Llewyn Davis
Fri 7 & Sat 8 March at 7.30pm Mon 10 & Tue 11 March at 7.30pm
Rags to riches, riches to rags – these are the familiar trajectories of films about professional musicians. But in their brilliant 16th feature, the Coen brothers offer their own unique take on the genre. Greenwich Village, 1961. The emerging folk scene has yet to produce a star, although it does not want for talent, notably singer-songwriter Llewyn Davis.
12 Years a Slave
Sat 8 March at 3.00pm, Sun 9 March at 7.30pm, Wed 12 March at 3.00pm, Thu 13 March at 7.30pm
Winner of THREE OSCARS!!! ‘Best Film’!! ‘Best Adapted Screenplay’!! ‘Best Supporting Actress’ Lapita Nyong’o!! Winner of two BAFTAs 2014: “Best Film” and “Best Actor” Chiwetel Ejiofor A musician (Chiwetel Ejiofor) is kidnapped into slavery, and falls into the hands of a vicious plantat
Wed 12 March at 7.30pm
A subject matter of eminent local importance! Atomic weapons and accidents like Fukushima have made nuclear power synonymous with global disaster. But what if we’ve got nuclear power wrong? Fearlessly independent, PANDORA’S PROMISE asks whether the technology we fear the most could save our planet from climate catastrophe.
Sun 9 March at 4.00pm
please note start time!
This true classic, winner of four Oscars in its time, sees small town marshal Gary Cooper left alone by his ‘honourable’ citizens. Selected for preservation by the Library of Congress as being ‘culturally, historically, aesthetically significant’. Cinema Club screening – Open to All!!
The Invisible Woman
Fri 14 March at 7.30pm Sat 15 March at 1.30pm - please note start time!
Mon 17 & Tue 18 March at 7.30pm, Wed 19 March at 3.00pm, Thu 20 March at 7.30pm
1 OSCAR nomination! Based on a book by Claire Tomalin, THE INVISIBLE WOMAN tells of the secret relationship between married novelist Charles Dickens (Ralph Fiennes) and the much younger Nelly Ternan (Felicity Jones).
Sun 16 March at 7.30pm
Winner of BAFTA 2014 “Best Supporting Actor” Barkhad Abdi Greengrass’s (THE BOURNE SUPREMACY) nerve-shredding new thriller is based on the true story of a container ship hijacked by Somali pirates, and boasts a truly great performance by Tom Hanks as the grizzled, courageous captain. Contains moderate violence and threat.
Wed 19 March at 7.30pm
SPECIAL PREVIEW WITH TWO VERY SPECIAL GUESTS!! Screening, intro and Q&A in the presence of the ﬁlm’s director, PETER FUDAKOWSKI (Oscar-winner for TSOTSI in 2006) as well as Suffolk raised lead star JACK LASKEY (‘Captain Konrad’ in SECRET SHARER, and ‘Carruthers’ in Guy Ritchie’s SHERLOCK HOLMES: GAME OF SHADOWS).
The Book Thief
Fri 21, Sat 22, Tue 25 & Thu 27 March at 7.30pm
Wed 26 March at 3.00pm
1 OSCAR nomination! In this inspiring tale of courage and empowerment, a young girl in Nazi Germany finds solace in stealing books. Her world is opened up by the power of words, even as death and horror are only a heartbeat apart. Contains scenes of emotional distress and moderate threat.
The Great Beauty
Sat 22 March at 3.00pm
OSCAR winner 2014!! ‘Best Foreign Film’!! Winner of BAFTA 2014 “Best Film not in the English Language" On the morning after his 65th birthday, a jaded novelist sets out to find some meaning in life. His search exposes him to the venality of modern Italy, but also to spirituality and splendour. Sorrentino’s (IL DIVO) stunning pae
The Monuments Men
Fri 28, Sat 29 & Sun 30 March at 7.30pm
A handful of art experts race to retrieve Europe’s cultural treasures from under the noses of the Nazis in Clooney’s latest directorial outing, with the unlikely cohort played by Bill Murray, Matt Damon, Cate Blanchett and others. Terrific fun, and agreeably tense.
Sat 29 March at 3.00pm
OSCAR winner 2014!! ‘Best Actress’ Cate Blanchett!! Winner of BAFTA 2014 “Best Actress” Cate Blanchett Woody Allen returns with arguably a companion piece to such irony-tinged dramas as ALICE and HUSBANDS AND WIVES. Cate Blanchett shines as the self-obsessed and haughty Jasmine, who is forced to move in with her cheerfully working-cl
Night of the Hunter
Sun 30 March at 3.00pm
Robert Mitchum excels as Harry Powell, a religious fanatic who marries a gullible widow for money. Her young children are reluctant to tell him where their father hid $10,000 stolen in a robbery. An extraordinary, breath-taking, haunting film from British actor Charles Laughton that for unfathomable reasons remained the only one he ever directed. Shown in a beautifully restored new digital version.
Dallas Buyers Club
Mon 31 March, Tue 1 & Thu 3 Apr at 7.30pm
Wed 2 Apr at 3.00pm
Winner of THREE OSCARS!! ‘Best Actor’ Matthew McConaughey – ‘Best Supporting Actor’ Jared Leto – ‘Best Make-Up & Hair’ Set in the late ’80s and based on a true story, DALLAS BUYERS CLUB sees Matthew McConaughey play Ron Woodroof, a carefree party animal whose life is rocked when he contracts HIV from a one-night stand. In the ensuing David and Goliath st
More than Honey
Wed 2 Apr at 7.30pm
An in-depth look at honeybee colonies in California, Switzerland, China and Australia. "If bees were to disappear from the globe, mankind would only have four years left to live." (Albert Einstein) Come early! Suffolk Coastal Friends of the Earth will be available in the foyer before and after the screening to discuss with you the plight of bees and how you can help prevent their further decline.
Sun 18 May
Stephen Daldry's follow-up to his breakthrough hit BILLY ELLIOT tells about the lives of three women interconnected by Virginia Woolf's novel 'Mrs Dalloway'; they are Clarissa Vaughan (Meryl Streep) in 2001 New York, Laura Brown (Julianne Moore) in 1950s California, and Virginia Woolf (Nicole Kidman) herself in 1920s England. THE HOURS was nominated for nine Oscars with Nicole Kidman winning the 'Best Actress' Academy Award. The film's score by Philip Glass won the BAFTA Award for Best