Forthcoming films at Aldeburgh Cinema
Fri 28 & Sat 29 & Sun 30 Aug & Tue 1 Sep at 3.00pm
Nice Price: All tickets £5.50! A founding member of Marvel Comics’ Avengers finally bounds onto the big screen as conman Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) dons the amazing suit that enables him to shrink in size but surge in strength. Scary Monster & Zombie Make-up.
The Legend Of Barney Thomson
Fri 28 & Sat 29 Aug & Tue 1 Sep at 7.30pm, Wed 2 Sep at 3.00pm
Barney (Robert Carlyle) is a Glaswegian barber leading a life of quiet desperation until he’s inadvertently propelled into the world of the serial killer. As the body count bizarrely mounts, he grapples with his fate in this darkly comic Scottish thriller.
The Salt Of The Earth
Mon 31 Aug & Wed 2 Sep at 7:30pm
Veteran filmmaker Wim Wenders offers an awe-inspiring homage to photographer Sebastiaõ Salgado, whose instantly recognisable photographs have documented scenes of great suffering as well as great beauty around the globe. Contains images of real dead bodies.
Fri 4 & Sat 5 Sep at 7.30pm, Sun 6 Sep at 3.00pm, Mon 7 & Tue 8 at 7.30pm, Wed 9 Sep at 3.00pm, Thu 10 Sep at 7.30pm
Popular American comedian Amy Schumer hits the big screen in this razor-sharp comedy of sexual manners. Director Apatow (Knocked Up) works from Schumer’s own script to tell the story of Amy, an alcohol-fuelled, 20-something sexual adventurer who becomes smitten with Bill Hader’s monogamy-minded surgeon.
Sat 5 Sep at 3.00pm, Sun 6 Sep at 7.30pm
The star of the late documentarian Albert Maysles’s (Grey Gardens) penultimate film is Iris Apfel, a flamboyant 93-year-old American textile and interior designer who has become a fashion icon. Maysles creates a quietly impressive work in this delightful portrait.
How to Change the World Plus Live Satellite Q&A
Only on Wed 9 Sep at 8.00pm
Plus Live Satellite Q&A In 1971 a brave group of young activists set sail in an old fishing boat to stop Nixon’s atomic bomb tests. This gripping new film chronicles the fascinating story of Greenpeace, an organisation that would fundamentally alter the way we now look at the world.
Fri 11 Sep at 7:30pm, Sat 12 Sep at 6.45pm, Sun 13 Sep at 3.00pm, Mon 14 & Tue 15 at 7.30pm, Wed 16 Sep at 3.00pm
Charlotte Rampling and Tom Courtenay star as Kate and Geoff Mercer, a couple celebrating their 45th wedding anniversary. The mysterious discovery of a woman from Geoff’s past creates unfamiliar doubts and misgivings in their marriage. The two leads give sensitive yet forceful performances.
The Diary of a Teenage Girl
Sat 12 Sep at 3.00pm, Sun 13 & Wed 16 Sep at 7.30pm
An affectingly offbeat and terrifically acted Sundance hit, this coming-of-age story set in 1970s San Francisco follows Minnie (Bel Powley), a smart amateur cartoonist who embarks on a loopy affair with her mother’s boyfriend (Alexander Skarsgård).
Rocky Horror Show Live
Thu 17 Sep at Doors open at 6:45, Curtain up at 7.00pm
Come and join Richard O’Brien and some very special guests for a guaranteed party, live in cinemas for one night only. Still the world’s favourite rock ’n’ roll musical 40 years on, the sensational Rocky Horror Show is hailed by critics and adored by fans around the world, and “still has audiences rolling in the aisles” (Daily Telegraph).
Ricki and the Flash
Fri 18 Sep 7:30pm, Sat 19 Sep 6.45pm, Sun 20 Sep at 3.00pm, Mon 21 & Tue 22 at 7.30pm, Wed 23 Sep at 3.00pm, Thu 24 Sep at 7.30pm
Fading guitar heroine Ricki Randazzo (Streep) gave up everything to live her dream of rock stardom. She breaks off from her perpetual touring to re-establish links with her family in this bittersweet, very funny tale, which has a truly dynamite soundtrack. Contains moderate bad language, sex references and drug references.
Sat 19 Sep at 3.00pm, Sun 20 & Wed 23 Sep at 7.30pm
Multiple-award-winning documentarian Asif Kapadia (Senna) has created a full-access film about Amy Winehouse, drawing on 100% archive footage and previously unheard tracks to reveal the brilliant artist in all her complicated fragility.
Death of a Gentleman
Only on Sat 26 Sep at 3.00pm
Only on Sat 26 Sep at 3.00pm Followed by live-on-stage Q&A with producer and journalist Sam Collins Traditional Test cricket is being destroyed by the more lucrative Twenty20 format and the corruption of administrators. A gripping story of deceit, incompetence and greed unfolds as two cricket fans-turned-journalists uncover a shadowy world where sport, power and money collide.
Fri 25, Sat 26, Sun 27, Mon 28, Wed 30 Sep & Thu 1 Oct at 7.30pm, Sun 27 & Tue 29 Sep at 3.00pm
Brian Helgeland directs this fascinating take on twin brothers Ronnie and Reggie Kray (both played by Tom Hardy), who ruled London’s gangland in the late 1950s and ’60s. Their gripping story unfolds in a finely nuanced period crime drama with a hefty side order of carnage.
Fri 2 Oct at 7.30pm, Sat 3 Oct at 2.00pm – please note start time! Sun 4 & Mon 5 & Tue 6 Oct at 7.30pm, Wed 7 Oct at 3.00pm, Thu 8 Oct at 7.30pm
Baltasar Kormákur’s (The Deep) gripping drama is based on a disastrous 1996 expedition when eight climbers lost their lives on Everest. Two teams led by Scott Fischer (Jake Gyllenhaal) and Rob Hall (Jason Clarke) become trapped after battling vicious snowstorms in this edge-of-the-seat-thriller. Contains moderate threat, injury detail and upsetting scenes.
Just Eat It – A Food Waste Story
Sun 4 Oct at 3.00pm & Wed 7 Oct at 7.30pm
We all love food. As a society, we devour countless cooking shows, culinary magazines and foodie blogs. So how could we possibly be throwing nearly 50% of it in the trash?
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
Fri 9 Oct at 7.30pm, Sat 10 Oct at 3.00pm & 7.30pm, Sun 11 Oct at 7.30pm
This witty romcom revolves around Rachel, a teenager suffering from leukaemia, and her grudging friendship with sarky student Greg. It’s no spoiler to say that the film’s biggest virtue is its unpredictability. Contains moderate sex references, drug references and infrequent strong language.
Man With a Movie Camera
Only on Sun 11 Oct at 3.00pm
Part documentary, part cinematic art, this film follows a day in the life of a city in 1920s Soviet Union. A mesmerising chronicle of 1920s modernity full of vast buildings, dense population and bustling industries.
Daily from Mon 12 Oct to Sun 25 Oct
The inspiringly kick-ass history of Britain’s early feminist movement is powerfully recreated in Suffragette. Carey Mulligan stars as Maud, a young factory worker who discovers the cause in the early 1900s. The world-class cast also includes Helena Bonham Carter, with Meryl Streep as Emmeline Pankhurst.