Films

Forthcoming films at Aldeburgh Cinema

BFI Presents: Richard III

(15)

28 April at 7.30pm

BFI Presents: Richard III is a special event cinema release of Richard III (1995), starring Ian McKellen and directed by Richard Loncraine. This event is one of the highlights of the Shakespeare on Film programme; a series of events and screenings throughout 2016 celebrating the lasting legacy of William Shakespeare, 400 years after his death.

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KUNG FU PANDA 3

(PG)

one-off on Bank Holiday Monday 2 May 3.00pm

In this hilarious new episode of the action-packed hit franchise, Po (Jack Black) and his long-lost father Li (Bryan Cranston) must train a village of clumsy, fun-loving pandas to become the ultimate kung fu warriors to defeat a supernatural villain.

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Eye In The Sky

(15)

Fri 29 Apr 7.30pm, Sat 30 Apr 2.00pm, Sun 1 May 3.00pm, Mon 2 & Tue 3 May 7.30pm, Wed 4 May 3.00pm, Thu 5 May 7.30pm

In this nerve-shredding account of a top-secret operation to capture a group of terrorists in Kenya, Colonel Powell (Helen Mirren) argues that a drone strike that may prevent a terrorist attack. But when a little girl wanders into the kill zone, the mission is thrown into disarray.

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Disorder

(15)

Sun 1 & Wed 4 May 7.30pm

Matthias Schoenaerts stars as Vincent, a soldier suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder who takes work as a private security contractor. He becomes convinced that the family he is guarding is the target for highly dangerous enemies in this tense, stylish thriller.  

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Florence Foster Jenkins

(PG)

Week 1: Fri 6 May 7.30pm, Sat 7 & Sun 8 May 3.00pm & 7.30pm, Mon 9 & Tue 10 May 7.30pm, Wed 11 May 3.00pm & 7.30pm, Thu 12 May 3.00pm Week 2: Fri 13 & Sat 14 May 7.30pm, Sun 15 May 3.00pm, Mon 16 & Tue 17 May 7.30pm, Wed 18 May 3.00pm, Thu 19 May 7.30pm

In 1909, at the age of 41, Florence Foster Jenkins (Meryl Streep) received an inheritance that enabled her to realise her operatic ambitions, blithely undeterred by her own inability to sing in tune. Stephen Frears (Philomena) fashions an amusing and often poignant biopic of a woman driven by self-deceit.  

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Speed Sisters

(PG)

Sat 14 May 3.00pm, Sun 15 & Wed 18 May 7.30pm

This fast-paced and exciting documentary follows a group of five women who have together conquered the intensely macho world of Palestinian street racing. The film is at once an intimate study of these extraordinary women and a wider commentary on their socio-political context.

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Our Kind Of Traitor

(15)

Fri 20 & Sat 21 May 7.30pm, Sun 22 May 3.00pm, Mon 23 & Tue 24 May 7.30pm, Wed 25 & Thu 26 May 3.00pm

Based on John LeCarre’s novel of the same name this gripping spy thriller is set in contemporary, recession gripped Britain, from where a young Oxford academic (McGregor) and his attorney girlfriend (Harris) take an off-peak holiday on the Caribbean island of Antigua.

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Dheepan

(15)

Sat 21 May 3.00pm, Sun 22 & Wed 25 May 7.30pm

Audiard (A Prophet) won the Palme D’Or at Cannes with this gripping drama. Three Tamil refugees pretend to be a family for the chance of a new life on a Paris housing estate, but soon find themselves occupying a conflict zone reminiscent of the one they left behind.  

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Teatro Alla Scala – The Temple of Wonders

(U)

Thurseday 26th May

DISCOVER ARTS & ARCHITECTURE Teatro Alla Scala: The Temple Of Wonders is the story of one of the world’s most exclusive music and performing arts venues. Thanks to historical music and theatre greats such as Giuseppe Verdi and Arturo Toscanini, and contemporary arts directors including Franco Zeffirelli and Patrice Chéreau, Teatro Alla Scala has upheld its position as a world-class theatre throughout the years.

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Leonardo DaVinci – The Genius in Milan

(U)

Premiere on Thu 16 June at 7.30pm

DISCOVER ARTS & ARCHITECTURE In spring 2015 Milan paid tribute to Leonardo Da Vinci by holding an extraordinary exhibition event at the Palazzo Reale. Leonardo Da Vinci: The Genius In Milan explores his work as never seen before, telling the story of the artist’s world and the treasures he left us. Pietro Marani, the curator of the 2015 exhibition, and some of the world’s leading experts on Leonardo tell a story that could open new perspectives an

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St Peter’s and the Papal Basilicas of Rome

(U)

Premiere on Mon 4 July at 7.30pm

DISCOVER ARTS & ARCHITECTURE St Peter’s And The Papal Basilicas Of Rome brings completely new footage of St Peter’s, St John Lateran, St Mary Major, St Paul Outside The Walls and the works of art enshrined within them to the big screen.

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