May 2021

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Rare Beasts

29/05/2021 - 30/05/2021
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

Billie Piper’s directorial debut is a pitch-black comedy in which she plays Mandy, a single parent who falls for a troubled man, Pete (Leo Bill). The cast includes Lily James and David Thewlis.


Jun 2021

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Undergods

01/06/2021
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Dystopian fantasy-thriller, the debut feature of Spanish director Chino Moya. An otherworldly journey through a Europe in decline, ‘Undergods’ is a collection of darkly humorous, fantasy tales about ill-fated characters, with a singular, Kafka-esque vision of its morally bankrupt landscapes.


My New York Year

02/06/2021
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

New York in the late nineties – a young aspiring writer lands a job at the old-fashioned literary agency handling J. D. Salinger (the film’s title My Salinger Year was changed for the UK release). Given the task of answering the reclusive writer’s fan-mail, she finds it hard to stick to the agency’s standard response. Based on the memoir by Joanna Rakoff, the film stars Margaret Qualley (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood), Sigourney Weaver and Douglas Booth.


Sound of Metal

03/06/2021
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

Winner of a BAFTA and 2 Oscars. Riz Ahmed gives an outstanding performance as a drummer in a heavy-metal band who begins to lose his hearing and has to seek help from a deaf community to come to terms with his loss.


The Trial of the Chicago 7

04/06/2021
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

With a starry cast including Eddie Redmayne, Sacha Baron Cohen and Mark Rylance, this is an account of the famous trial of Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin and other organisers of the anti-war protest at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago in 1969. Directed from his script by Aaron Sorkin (writer of The West Wing) was nominated for several Oscars.


The Secret Garden

05/06/2021
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The recent remake of the classic children’s story, filmed partly at Bodnant Gardens, starring Colin Firth and Julie Walters with Dixie Egerickx as stubborn orphan Mary Lennox. The 4th time this version has been scheduled at the Corn Exchange; all previous attempts were foiled by lockdowns, so fingers crossed….


The Secret Garden (Matinee)

06/06/2021
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

The recent remake of the classic children’s story, filmed partly at Bodnant Gardens, starring Colin Firth and Julie Walters with Dixie Egerickx as stubborn orphan Mary Lennox. The 4th time this version has been scheduled at the Corn Exchange; all previous attempts were foiled by lockdowns, so fingers crossed….


The Trial of the Chicago 7

06/06/2021 - 07/06/2021
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

Starring among others Eddie Redmayne, Sacha Baron Cohen and Mark Rylance, this is an account of the famous trial of Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin and other organisers of the anti-war protest at the Democratic National Convention in Chicago in 1969. Directed from his script by Aaron Sorkin (writer of The West Wing) was nominated for several Oscars.


Nomadland

08/06/2021
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Multiple Oscar- winning film (Best Film, Best Actress and Best Director). Following the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, Fern (Frances McDormand) packs her van and sets off on the road exploring a life outside of conventional society as a modern-day nomad.


Six Minutes to Midnight

09/06/2021
7:30 pm - 9:45 pm

Starring Nigel Lindsay, Judi Dench and Eddie Izzard

Summer 1939. Influential families in Nazi Germany have sent their daughters to a finishing school in an English seaside town to learn the language and be ambassadors for a future looking National Socialist. A teacher there sees what is coming and is trying to raise the alarm. But the authorities believe he is the problem


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