15 - Suitable for 15 and over

Festival Films at Picturedrome, Holmfirth

Sun, 18/03/2018 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
104mins

(Dir. Armando Iannucci, UK 2017, 104mins 15)

No awards for probably the best British film of the year. Great cast and acting in an irreverent, violent, uproarious satire on the Soviet power struggle occasioned by the death of the dictator Stalin 1953. So good Russia banned it.


Sun, 29/04/2018 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
122mins

(Dir. Andrey Zvyagintsev, Russia 2017, 122mins 15)

Russia's Oscar nomination and multi-award winner from the director of The Return, Elena and Leviathan is a searing drama about an estranged couple with new partners going through a bitter divorce. Then their 12 year-old son disappears. The best film of the year?


Fri, 25/05/2018 - 2:30pm
£6.00 film only; £15 lunch and film
105mins

Dir. Paul McGuigan (UK 2017 105mins 15)

Superb award-winning performances from the ever wonderful Annette Bening, the excellent Jaime Bell and Julie Walters based on the true story of the Hollywood actress, Gloria Grahame, who finds romance and happiness with a young man even after a life changing event that takes place in Liverpool in the early 1980s.

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Film only tickets £6 available from Holmfirth Picturedrome (online) or Box Office Bar (in person)

Lunches start 12 noon, film starts 2.30pm


Sat, 26/05/2018 - 2:00pm
ADMISSION £5
108mins

Dir. Angela Robinson (US 2017, 108mins 15)

The true story of the writer of the feminist superheroine Wonder Woman, the secret life shared by him, his wife and their female lover, and the attacks on the wartime comic for sexual perversity.


Sat, 26/05/2018 - 7:30pm
Children
£4.00
Adults
£5.00
ADMISSION £5
102mins

Dir. Maysaloun Hamoud (Israel/France 2016, 102mins 15)

This exhilarating first feature from Palestinian director Maysaloun Hamoud caused a sensation in Israel for her depiction of three free-spirited and joyful modern Palestinian women living in Tel Aviv. She extracts wonderful performances from the actors in this slyly subversive award-winning feminist drama.


Sun, 27/05/2018 - 2:00pm
ADMISSION £5
180mins

THE PARTY

Dir. Sally Potter (UK 2017, 68mins 15)

Potter's short, sharp and at times disconcerting dark comedy about Middle Class mores showcases British acting at its best with great performances and sparkling dialogue from Kristin Scott Thomas, Patricia Clarkson and Timothy Spall.

GLORY

Dir. Kristinia Grozeva & Peter Valchanov (Bulgaria/Greece 2017 99mins 12)

Beautifully acted and often very funny fable about a honest and innocent railworker who comes across a large cache of money and sets off a tale of corruption and eventual tragedy as the hard-edged PR people (a wonderful Margita Gosheva) take over. Another gem from these Bulgarian directors (The Lesson, 2015).


Sun, 27/01/2019 - 7:00pm
£5.00
88mins

(Dir. Pawel Pawlikowski, Poland, 2018)

Stunning multi-award winning passionate romance about an impossible love set in the impossible times of Cold War Poland. Beautiful black and white cinematography and controlled direction produced the film of the year.

 

DOORS/BAR OPEN 6.30pm


Sun, 31/03/2019 - 7:00pm
£5.00
121mins

(Dir. Kore-eda Hirokaju, Japan 2018)

WINNER CANNES PALME D'OR

 

Already regarded by both critics and audiences as a 'Modern Classic' about families - a family of shoplifters who are on the ragged edge of society but are totally connected. Emotional, compassionate and beautifully directed by Kore-eda - one of the world's truly great film directors.

 

DOORS/BAR OPEN 6.30PM

 


Sun, 28/04/2019 - 7:00pm
Admission free
89mins

Celebrate the release of the 2019 Film Festival brochure with a free screening of  

BADLANDS

Regarded by some critics as the finest directorial debut since Citizen Kane, this poetic, gorgeous-looking but disturbing road movie is based on the Starkweather-Fugate killing spree of the late fifties. Re-released and remastered, with a brilliant soundtrack, it stars Martin Sheen and Sissy Spacek in their first film, alongside cult actor Warren Oates.

(Dir. Terence Malick, USA 1973, 89mins 15)

 

TO ENSURE A SEAT AT THIS FREE EVENT, PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE VIA THE TICKET LINK


Fri, 07/06/2019 - 7:00pm

CHANGE TO PROGRAMME

Due to unforseen circumstances, Kieran cannot now attend the festival on Friday 7 June.  He will, instead, attend on Sunday 9 June for his Q&A session and to introduce his favourite film, Danton.

To fit into our our very tight programme schedule, both of these events will be presented at Honley Southgate Theatre, at the following times (please see Sunday events for full details) :

Sunday 9 June 4.30pm Honley Southgate Theatre - Kieran Hodgson Q&A session (free event, no ticket required)

Sunday 9 June 7pm Honley Southgate Theatre - Kieran Hodgson introduces his favourite film, DANTON (tickets £5, available locally from Oxfam Bookshop, Holmfirth and Gallery Cafe Honley)


Fri, 07/06/2019 - 7:30pm
Adults
£5.00
100mins

Best British documentary of the year - a warm-hearted, brilliant and totally engrossing look at the life of anarchic but failed Manchester punk who found success as the comedian Frank Sidebottom, he of the paper-mache head.

Dir. Steve Sullivan (UK 2019 100mins 15)


Fri, 07/06/2019 - 7:30pm
Adults
£5.00
112mins

Beautifully composed, Belle Epoque-era, a star is born costume drama starring an excellent Keira Knightley as the French novelist who struggles to escape her writer husband's (Dominic West) control, to be an artist in her own right.

Dir. Wash Westmorland (US 2018 112mina 15)


Fri, 07/06/2019 - 7:30pm
Adults
£5.00
88mins

From the team that produced last year's highlight about two brothers and sheep, this absolute gem was Iceland's entry to the Oscars. A near perfect Fargo-like social drama with great acting, complex, tender and ironic tale of neighbourly disputes that is also tragic.

 

Dir. Hafstein Gunnar Sigurdsson (Iceland 2017 88mins 15)


Fri, 07/06/2019 - 7:30pm
Adults
£5.00
110mins

Unpredictable, thrilling and decidedly memorable, definitely one of the best films of the year. An original and strange fairy tale for our times. Full of humour, intrigue, suspense and even horror, it centres on a female customs officer who can smell guilt.

 

Dir. Ali Abbas (Sweden 2018 110mins 15)


Sat, 08/06/2019 - 2:00pm
Adults
£5.00
105mins

For those who enjoyed Faces/Places here is a chance to see the multi-award winning film by Varda who died in March. Sandrine Bonnaire is outstanding as the young drifter who wanders through the Languedoc wine country one winter. A poetic stunner.

 

Dir. Agnes Varda (France 1985, 105mins 15)


Sat, 08/06/2019 - 2:00pm
Adults
£5.00
95mins

BAFTA winning documentary on the career of a member of the Walker Bros, one of the biggest acts of the 60s. Follows Scott from pop star to a cult figure with interviews from Bowie, Eno and Radiohead, who were all influenced by this enigmatic figure who died in March.

 

Dir. Stephen Kijak (US 2006, 95mins 15)

 

Meltham Memories will be celebrating a 50s/60s weekend on 6-7 July 2019.


Sat, 08/06/2019 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
148mins

Top of the critics' list as the best film of the year. A slow burning Hitchcockian mystery thriller about obsessive love that is ultimately mesmerising and is hard to get out of your head. Bravura, chilling performances and a master director at the top of the international tree.

 

Dir. Lee Chong-dong (South Korea 2018, 148mins 15)

 


Sat, 08/06/2019 - 7:30pm
Adults
£5.00
134mins

A very good and precise directorial debut from Cooper who also stars in this moving tear-jerker musical love story with an excellent Lady Gaga, the young musician who finds fame as her mentor is dragged down by age and alcoholism.

 

Dir. Bradley Cooper (US 2018, 134mins 15)


Sat, 08/06/2019 - 7:30pm
Adults
£5.00
85mins

Denmark's entry to the Oscars is a gripping abduction thriller done in real time. The Guardian said it was a 'masterclass in wringing breathless tension from just a few key ingredients' - man in a room, a female and a gun. Excellent director, editing and superb central performance by Jakob Cedergren.

 

Dir. Gustave Moller (Denmark 2018, 85mins 15)


Sun, 09/06/2019 - 2:00pm
Adults
£5.00
121mins

This Foreign Language Oscar nominee and Cannes winner is a freakish documentary-like drama on the civil war in Ukraine's eastern region where the lawless fanatics in control of gangs unleash open conflict, crimes and looting. Kaleidoscope of fake-news and degradation: war film of the year?

 

Dir. Sergei Loznika (Ukraine 2018, 121mins 15)


Sun, 09/06/2019 - 2:00pm
Adults
£5.00
119mins

Powerful and unsettling political satire; war film of the year? True story of a German deserter in the last days of the war who embarks on a brutal odyssey putting on the uniform of a SS officer. A chilling performance from Max Hubacher as the Captain.

 

Dir. Robert Schwentke (Germany 2018, 119mins 15)


Sun, 09/06/2019 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
100mins

Fundraiser for Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team

 

Oscar winning documentary of the year sees Alex Honnold attempt to conquer El Capitan's 900 metre vertical rock face, in Yosemite National Park, without a rope. More than a climbing film, this a breathless and astonishing story of perseverance.

 

Dir. Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi (US 2018, 100mins 15)


Sun, 09/06/2019 - 7:30pm
Adults
£5.00
98mins

In a run-down seaside town a dog groomer commits petty crimes for a former boxer who terrorises the neighbourhood. Winner of Best Actor at Cannes, Marcello Fonte is brilliant as the naive, small man who takes on the big bully in what is a really great modern western.

 

Dir. Matteo Garrone (Italy 2018, 98mins 15)


Sun, 25/08/2019 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
125mins

Dir. Cristina Gallego & Ciro Guerra (Colombia 2018 125 mins)

 

Colombia's entry to the Oscars is a powerful and mesmerising drug gangster epic based on true events that has terrific performances and glorious cinematography: a Latin American Godfather.


Sun, 29/09/2019 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
126mins

CAPERNAUM (CHAOS)

(Dir. Nadine Lasaki, Lebanon 2018, 126mins 15)

 

A young boy tries to sue his parents for ruining his life and is forced to live by his wits on the streets of Beirut. He finally seeks justice against them for 'giving him life'. Bafta and Globe winner and jury prize at Cannes, Lebanon's entry to the Oscars is a stunning neo-realist classic. A film of extreme emotions, it is compassionate and stirring. Loved by the critics and audiences.

 

Doors and bar open: 6.30pm

Film starts: 7.00pm


Fri, 08/11/2019 - 2:00pm
Adults
£5.00
128mins

Dir. Henri-Georges Clouzot (France 1960, 128mins 15)

 

Bardot is magnificent in Clouzot's last masterpiece as the suicidal bohemian from the provinces with a troubled childhood who has killed her boyfriend. A scathing indictment of patriarchy and a forensic look at the nature of truth in a classic court case movie.

 


Fri, 08/11/2019 - 7:30pm
Adults
£5.00
101mins

Dir. Tom Harper (UK 2018, 101mins 15)

 

Jessie Buckley lights up the screen in her debut film with strong support from Julie Walters in a refreshingly unsentimental bittersweet film of a young wayward Glaswegian young mother who dreams of becoming a Nashville country star.


Fri, 08/11/2019 - 7:30pm
Adults
£5.00
133mins

Dir. Bo Burnham (US 2018, 94mins, 15)

 

Hollywood's best films are in the coming of age genre. Obama's favourite film of last year is a bold and painfully funny take on the awkwardness of adolescence in an age of social media that looks and feels like the real thing. Elsie Fisher as the 13 year-old is simply brilliant.

 


Sat, 09/11/2019 - 2:00pm
Adults
£5.00
162mins

Dir. Simone de Vries (Holland 2006, 64mins)

 

Blond, Blue Eyes - documentary biography of Holland's most famous actor who moved effortlessly between art classics, Hollywood and cult slasher movies, producing great performances and, in Blade Runner, one of the most memorable scenes in cinema. 

 

Followed by

 

Dir. Robert Harmon (US 1986, 98mins 15)

 

The Hitcher - a favourite of Hauer fans. A naive college boy crosses the path of the devil on a lost highway in a sleek action thriller car ride that is pure adrenalin entertainment.

 


Sat, 09/11/2019 - 7:30pm
Adults
£5.00
121mins

Dir. Dexter Fletcher (UK 2019, 121mins 15)

 

Universally loved epic biopic of the climb from jobbing musician and struggling musician, Reg Dwight, to international superstar Elton John. Energetic, colourful and enjoyable.

 


Sun, 10/11/2019 - 12:00pm
Adults
£5.00
111mins

Dir. Yimou Zhang (China 2019, 11mins 15)

 

A stunning visual feast of exquisite design and precision influenced by Chinese ink paintings and historical action movie of almost Shakespearean heights.

 

To finally achieve victory over a rival kingdom, a brilliant general devises an intricate plan involving his wife, a lookalike and two kings.  One of the great films of the year it's a real must-see on the big screen.   

 


Sun, 10/11/2019 - 2:00pm
Adults
£5.00
108mins

Dir. Callum Macrae (UK 2018, 108 mins 15)

 

A forensic and shocking study of the almost forgotten death of eleven innocent Catholics in an incident in Northern Ireland in 1971, which foreshadowed Bloody Sunday. Documentary film-making and investigative journalist at its best.

 


Sun, 10/11/2019 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
107mins

Dir. Larry Peerce (US 1967 107mins 15)

 

An absolutely riveting snapshot of New York City on the edge as two delinquents, a superb Tony Musante and a young Martin Sheen in his first film, take over a subway carriage and confront late night commuters, including a newly recruited soldier, Beau Bridges. A forgotten genuine classic of the emerging American New Wave cinema. 


Sun, 26/01/2020 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
117mins

(Dir. Pedro Almodovar, Spain 2019, 117mins 15)

 

One of the best films of the year for audiences and critics alike.  Almodovar delivers his familiar themes of love, death and family through the prism of an ageing film director wonderfully played by Antonio Banderas.

 

Doors and bar open 6.30pm

Admission £5

Advance tickets available to purchase online (pls note, booking fee charge applies)


Sun, 23/02/2020 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
101mins

(Dir. Ken Loach, UK 2019, 101mins 15)

 

Set in Newcastle, Loach's powerful, emphatic and emotional must-see drama that pulls no punches holds up a mirror to the gig-economy of a failing British economy and system. Now in his eighties Loach is more relevant than ever but seems to be more appreciated in Europe than his homeland.

Doors and bar open 6.30pm.  Film starts 7.00pm

Admission £5.00

Advance tickets available online (pls note, booking fee applies)

 


Fri, 11/03/2022 - 7:00pm
115mins

Dir. Jan Komasa (Poland 2019, 115 mins 15)

Poland's entry to the Oscars was one of the best films of the year.  Based on the true story of a parolee who takes on the role of being a priest.  'Each of us is the priest of Christ'.  Bartosz Bielanic in the lead role is simply brilliant.


Fri, 18/03/2022 - 7:00pm
143mins

Dir. Ridley Scott (US2021, 143mins,15)

Made to be seen on the big screen. . .

Epic historical drama of betrayal and vengeance set in a brutal 14th century France, starring Adam Driver, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and our own Jodie Comer.


Fri, 18/03/2022 - 7:30pm
89mins

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE AND START TIME FOR THIS FILM

 

DUE TO HIGH TICKET SALES, THIS FILM WILL NOW BE SCREENED

AT 7.30PM AT HOMFIRTH CIVIC HALL

 

Dir. Aleem Khan (UK 2020, 89mins 15)

 

Simmering tensions in standout British debut feature with revelatory acting from Joanna Scanlan, a Muslim convert who discovers that her late husband had a secret family living in France.


Sat, 19/03/2022 - 7:30pm
97mins

Dir. Phyllida Lloyd (US 2021, 97mins 15)

 

Clare Dunne (who also wrote the script) is a revelation in the year’s most inspiring drama as the young mum with two daughters who struggles in a collapsing housing system, to build her own house after a violent separation.


Sun, 20/03/2022 - 7:00pm
109mins

(Dir. Alexander Nanau, Romania 2020 109mins 15)

 

This Oscar nominated five-star documentary follows a crack investigative team on a Bucharest newspaper in a gripping, shocking and scorching expose of corruption in Romania.  


Sun, 20/03/2022 - 7:30pm
101mins

Dir. Jasmila Zbanic (Bosnia/Austria 2021, 101mins 15)

 

Jasnic Duricic, who should have won the best actress Oscar, is utterly convincing as the English teacher and translator, who strives to save her husband and children from the invading Serbian forces and the coming Srebrenica massacre by taking refuge in a United Nations camp. An astonishing film.


Mon, 21/03/2022 - 7:00pm
FREE EVENT - Donations for Ukraine Crisis Appeal
93mins

Winner of every film award in 1964.  A visual style brimming with colour following the life of Ilvan in a celebration of the Ukrainian Carpathians - long winters, storm-ridden springs and blistering summers.  The director was a political prisoner under the Soviets.

(Dir. Sergi Paradjanov, Ukraine 1964, 93mins 15)

NO TICKET REQUIRED


Tue, 22/03/2022 - 7:00pm
FREE EVENT - Donations for Ukraine Crisis Appeal
110mins

A small group of Ukrainian volunteers known as Cyborgs defend the homeland in the legendary and bloody fight with separatists for Donetsk Airport in 2014.

(Dir. Akhtem Seitablayev, Ukraine 2017, 110mins 15)

 

NO TICKET REQUIRED


Wed, 23/03/2022 - 7:00pm
FREE EVENT - Donations for Ukraine Crisis Appeal
95mins

One of the most important films of Ukrainian film heritage.  Optimistic, tragic epic set in the Second World War.  A young boy blames a stork for the family's problems.

(Dir. Yuri Ilyenko, Ukraine 1971, 95mins)

 

NO TICKET REQUIRED


Sun, 24/04/2022 - 7:00pm
£5.00
89mins

Dir. Andrew Levitas (US 2021, 89mins 15)

 

Terrific film of the true story of the US photographer, Eugene Smith, who exposed the decades-long mercury poisoning of the residents of Minamata, Japan. This film really deserves to be seen.


Sun, 29/05/2022 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
130mins

Dir. Maria Sodahl (Norway 2020, 130mins 15)

 

Norway’s 2021 entry to the Oscars is a beautiful film with wonderful performances from Andrea Braein Hovig and Stellan Skarsgard, whose disintegrating marriage confronts the devastating news at Christmas of the wife’s terminal illness. Depressing? No, it's outstanding and human.

 


Sun, 26/06/2022 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
128mins

Dir. Joachim von Trier (Norway 2021, 128mins 15)

 

Norway's 2022 entry to the Oscars is an instant classic. Sweet, gentle and funny,

Renate Reinsve is a revelation as the near 30 year-old who is faced with a series of hard choices in her love life and career in contemporary Oslo.

 

(please note change of venue for this film - now showing at Holmfirth Tech)


Thu, 11/08/2022 - 7:00pm
FREE EVENT
92mins

Café Europe

invite you to their next meeting

7pm, Thursday 11 August 

a screening of

PERFECT STRANGERS Dir. Paolo Genovese (Italy 2016)

Officially, the most remade film in history with 18 different national versions. The original Italian is still the best and loved by audiences. Seven friends meet for dinner. They decide to share their text messages and secrets. What could go wrong. . .

Perfect Strangers - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-lOUnBsjGuY

Holmfirth Civic Hall, Huddersfield Road HD9 4AS

FREE SCREENING, ALL WELCOME

doors open 6.30pm,

cash bar/refreshments


Sun, 25/09/2022 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
123mins

Dir. Pedro Almodovar (Spain 2021, 123mins 15)

 

Two mothers (a brilliant Penelope Cruz and Milena Smit) of differing ages and lifestyle bond in an unexpected way after giving birth. Told with wit and warmth in typical Almodovar style of eye-popping colours and ecstatic sense of the theatrical.

 

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TBo1pcwvZjo

 


Tue, 25/10/2022 - 7:00pm
FREE EVENT
115mins

Dir. Jan Komasa, Poland 2019

True story of a parolee who takes on the role of a 'priest of God' in Poland's Oscar entry.  Brilliant performance from Bartosz Bielenia.

As part of Holmfirth Film Festival's aim to bring film to a wider audience and at a time when many within our community cannot afford to 'go out', this is one of 10 FREE events we hope will bring an opportunity to get out.  If you would like to see this film, please book online (click on BUY TICKETS ONLINE - you will not be charged) or pick up a free ticket from Oxfam Bookshop, Holmfirth.


Fri, 28/10/2022 - 7:00pm
FREE EVENT
119mins

Dir. Paul Greengrass (US 2020, 119mins 15)

Tom Hanks at his very best in this intriguing and excellent western based on a novel by Paulette Giles. The true story of the former soldier who reads the newspapers to small communities in the West.  

As part of Holmfirth Film Festival's aim to bring film to a wider audience and at a time when many within our community cannot afford to 'go out', this is one of 10 FREE events we hope will bring an opportunity to get out.  If you would like to see this film, please book online (click on BUY TICKETS ONLINE - you will not be charged) or pick up a free ticket from Oxfam Bookshop, Holmfirth.


Sat, 29/10/2022 - 7:00pm
£5.00
159mins

Dir. Baz Luhrmann (US 2022, 159mins 15)

Epic, big-screen high-excess spectacle (and mostly fictional biog of the King of Rock n Roll) that blasts from the screen in waves of excitement. Pure cinematic entertainment.


Sat, 29/10/2022 - 7:00pm
£5.00
106mins

Dir. Graham Moore (US 2020, 106mins 15)

Mark Rylance - again!  On top form as the English tailor who must outwit a bunch of violent gangsters. Highly entertaining and gripping crime drama from another debut director.


Sat, 29/10/2022 - 7:30pm
FREE
111mins

Dir. Fran Kranz (US 2021, 111mins 15)

The best film of last year? Two sets of parents meet following an unspeakable tragedy. An intimate out-of-nowhere triumph by a debut director, with astonishing acting.

As part of Holmfirth Film Festival's aim to bring film to a wider audience and at a time when many within our community cannot afford to 'go out', this is one of 10 FREE events we hope will bring an opportunity to get out.  If you would like to see this film, please book online (click on BUY TICKETS ONLINE - you will not be charged) or pick up a free ticket from Oxfam Bookshop, Holmfirth.


Sun, 30/10/2022 - 7:00pm
FREE
117mins

Dir. Brian Connolly (Australia 2021, 117mins 15)

Based on Jane Harper’s best seller, Australia’s most popular film of the year is a mystery thriller starring Eric Bana. His journey home to attend a funeral leads to a deeply personal murder investigation.

As part of Holmfirth Film Festival's aim to bring film to a wider audience and at a time when many within our community cannot afford to 'go out', this is one of 10 FREE events we hope will bring an opportunity to get an evening out.  If you would like to see this film, please book online (click on BUY TICKETS ONLINE - you will not be charged) or pick up a free ticket from Oxfam Bookshop, Holmfirth.


Sun, 30/10/2022 - 7:00pm
£5.00
117mins

Dir. Eskil Vogt (Norway 2021 117mins 15)

This Cannes winner is a highly original and scary psychological thriller set on a housing estate where - unbeknown to their parents - children possess mysterious powers. But innocence turns dark...


Sun, 30/10/2022 - 7:30pm
£5.00
100mins

Dir. Audrey Diwan (France 2021, 100mins 15)

Venice Golden Lion winner is the most-need-to-be-seen feature of the year. Gripping, impeccably acted no-holds barred story of a student who seeks an abortion in France in 1963 when still illegal. 


Sun, 27/11/2022 - 7:00pm
£5.00
107mins

Dir. Juho Kuosmanen (Finland 2022, 107mins 15)

In a naturalistic but witty and engrossingly smart and emotional romance, two wildly mismatched travellers are forced to share a long train journey from Moscow to Murmansk. Beautifully acted and filmed.


Fri, 16/12/2022 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
116mins

Dir. Marian Cohn/Gaston Duprat (UK 2021 116mins 15)

 

Antonio Banderas in an hilarious and hugely enjoyable skewing of the movie business with a brilliant Penelope Cruz in line for an Oscar in her role of autocratic and neurotic film director.

 


Sun, 29/01/2023 - 7:00pm
£5.00
120mins

Dir. Fernando Leon de Aranoa (Spain 2022 120mins 15)

 

Spanish Oscar entry is a wickedly funny workplace satire with a powerhouse performance from Javier Bardem as the good guy/rogue owner of a company that manufactures scales.

 


Sun, 19/02/2023 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
114mins

Dir. Martin McDonagh (Ireland 2022, 114 mins, cert 15)

On a remote island off the coast of Ireland, the unorthodox falling out between lifelong friends Colm (Brendan Gleeson) and Pádraic (Colin Farrell) at the end of the Irish Civil War, when Colm suddenly decides he wants nothing more to do with his lifelong pal.  Black humour.

 


Sun, 26/02/2023 - 7:00pm
£5.00
99mins

Dir. Fernanda Valadez (Mexico/Spain 2021 99mins 15)

 

Audience award winner at Sundance is a striking magical realist take on migration as a mother searching for her son lost at the border gradually descends into desperation.


Fri, 14/04/2023 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
139mins

Dir. Park Chan-Wook (Korea 2022 139mins 15)

One of the best of the last year - snubbed by the Oscars but a winner everywhere else. A twisted, obsessive, Hitchcockian-style romantic mystery. A detective investigating a man’s death falls for the dead man’s wife/suspect.


Fri, 14/04/2023 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
125mins

Dir. Frances O’Connor (UK 2022 125mins 15)

An imagined Emily Bronte brought to life in a very good biographical period drama with a wonderous central performance (Emma Mackay), excellent first-time direction and great visuals. Hugely enjoyable.


Fri, 14/04/2023 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
110mins

Dir. Eva Hussen (UK 2021 110mins 15)

Excellent acting from Colin Firth and Olivia Colman in a slow-burning, gut-wrenching atmospheric romantic period drama based on the Graham Swift novel.


Sat, 15/04/2023 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
129mins

Dir. Maria Schrader (US 2022, 129mins 15)

Timely, powerful and excellent. Two New York Times journalists doggedly pursue and expose the long-time and appalling sexual abuse of numerous women in the film industry by the powerful Hollywood producer and serial predator, Harvey Weinstein.


Sat, 15/04/2023 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
118mins

Dir. Mario Martone (Italy 2022, 118mins 15)

Wonderfully shot, superbly acted and richly detailed tale of Felice who, after forty years, returns to his hometown, Naples and meets the local priest who fights the Camorra and tries to give hope to young people. Then things become complicated.


Sun, 16/04/2023 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
83mins

Dir. Blerta Basholli (Kosovo 2021, 83mins 15)

Outstanding, inspiring and searing debut drama based on a true story that won the audience award at Sundance. Fahrije’s husband is missing from the War in Kosovo, she and other women set up a co-operative business selling honey but are immediately met with misogyny and hostility by the remaining men in the village.


Mon, 17/04/2023 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
83mins

Dir. Sarah Beddington (UK 2022, 83mins 15)

Deeply affecting and compelling documentary filmed over many years.  A Palestinian refugee in Lebanon sets out to find the ancient tree which bore witness to her family’s displacement from their homeland. In the background are the birds who migrate freely in the sky above.

 


EO
Wed, 19/04/2023 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
88mins

Dir. Jerzy Skolimowski (Poland 2022, 88mins 15)

Unique mix of the absurd and the profound. A grey donkey encounters the good and bad of humans on his trip through life. Breathtaking imagery, bizarre, deeply moving and thought provoking.


Tar
Sat, 29/04/2023 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
158mins

Dir. Todd Field (US 2022, 158mins 15)

Cate Blanchett is outstanding in a delirious, sensual Oscar-nominated drama as the ’monster’ composer/conductor who, at the height of her creative powers in the classical world, sees her life rapidly fall apart.


Sun, 30/04/2023 - 2:00pm
FREE
72mins

Dir. Will Haynes & Dan Hobson (UK 2022, 72mins 15)

In a chaotic house move, Roy’s girlfriend gives him 60 minutes to walk out on his dysfunctional family in order to start a new life with her.  A callous, yet simple task, soon spirals out of control as he discovers there can be no ‘clean break’. An exceedingly well-produced first feature from Holme Valley film-makers Will and Dan.


Sun, 30/04/2023 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
143mins

Dir. Edward Berger (Germany 2022, 143mins 15)

Visually stunning, impassioned and gripping, Erich Maria Remarque’s epic anti-war novel of a naïve young German soldier on the Western front in the last days of the First World War is brought to the big screen with the permission of Netflix.


Fri, 12/05/2023 - 7:30pm
Adults
£5.00
95mins

HEPWORTH FILM NIGHT

Dir. Clio Barnard (UK 2022, 95mins 15)

A middle-aged love story set in Bradford celebrating the miracle of connection. Excellent British realist film with very good lead acting and fine direction from the ever impressive Barnard.

This event is pay on door.  Doors open 7pm.


Sun, 28/05/2023 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
137mins

Dir. Rodrigo Sorogoyen (Spain 2022, 137mins 15)

Terrific award-winning psychological thriller from a highly talented director. A French couple move to a Spanish village seeking closeness to nature. But things go wrong and they are met with increasing hostility from two brothers.


Sun, 30/07/2023 - 7:00pm
116mins

Only UK screening…

 

Dir. Fred Cavaye (France 2022, 116mins 15)

 

Superlative performance from Daniel Auteuil in a gripping, twisting and complex drama set in German occupied Vichy France in 1941. A jeweller trying to escape the round up of Jews makes a pact with his trusted employee. Then fate and human nature intervene…

 

Pay on door £5 (cash only pls)

Book online £5.80 (£5 plus booking fee)

 


Sun, 27/08/2023 - 7:00pm
106mins

Dir. Nathalie Alvarez Mesen (Costa Rica 2021, 106mins 15)

 

Terrific Oscar entry is powerful and poetic. A 40-year-old woman endures a repressively religious-bound and withdrawn life but finds an affinity with the earth and wildlife, and awakens to new experiences in a miraculous drama.

 

Pay on door £5 (cash only pls)

Book online £5.80 (£5 plus booking fee)

 


Sun, 24/09/2023 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
87mins

Dir. Eric Gravel (France 2021, 88mins 15)

Cesar award-winner. Laure Calamy, delivers a terrific performance in this slice of modern working life as a woman pushed to her limits when a delicately constructed balance between her home life with a small child and work is tipped into chaos. Gripping, tense, authentic and relatable; it's impossible not to admire and sympathise with this heroine.  

 


Wed, 25/10/2023 - 7:30pm
Adults
£5.00
127mins

Dir. Hlynur Palmason (Denmark 2022, 127mins 15)

A young Danish priest with a passion for photography travels to Iceland to build a church but is undone by a world he can’t understand. Beauty and terror reside side by side in this extraordinary film.


Fri, 27/10/2023 - 7:00pm
£5.00
90mins

Dir. Ken Loach (UK 2022, 90 mins 15)

A fierce call for compassion and solidarity. Set against a background of Syrian refugees being placed in the village, a landlord in a previously thriving mining community struggles to hold on to his pub.


Sat, 28/10/2023 - 3:00pm
£5.00
100mins

Dir. Daniel Goldhaber (US 2022, 100mins 15)

A tense, gripping and original thriller. A diverse, young group of environmental activists come up with a daring plan to disrupt a Texas oil pipeline. Various moral complexities are explored.


Sat, 28/10/2023 - 7:00pm
£5.00
102mins

Dir. Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuk (Ukraine 2022, 102mins 15)

Hugely cinematic, this energetic and sometimes disturbing new Ukrainian crime-thriller beautifully captures the essence of the country’s culture and traditions.


Sat, 28/10/2023 - 7:30pm
£5.00
114mins

Dir. Dominik Moll (France 2022, 114mins 15)

This year’s winner of the French Oscar (Cesar) for best film is a terrific police procedure investigation of a real murder with a devastating fallout from a senseless act of violence.


Sat, 28/10/2023 - 7:30pm
£5.00
121mins

Dir. Martin Bourboulon (France 2023, 121mins 15 - subtitles)

An epic, lavish adaptation of the Dumas classic novel. With a great cast, superb photography, wonderful sets and fizzing action this is a pure delight from start to finish. One for all ages.


Sun, 29/10/2023 - 7:30pm
FREE
145mins

Dir. Adam McKay (US 2022 145mins 15)

Netflix has given special permission for HFF to screen their second most popular film of all time. This apocalyptic satire on the inability of politicians to cope with climate change is entirely of the moment.  Don't miss this on the big screen. . .

This is a free screening but please book a ticket online to ensure a seat


Fri, 10/11/2023 - 7:30pm
£5.00
139mins

Dir. Daniel Scheinert (US 2022, 139mins 15)

A Chinese immigrant is swept up in an insane sci-fi action adventure, where she alone can save the world. This year’s Oscar winner.

HEPWORTH FILM NIGHT https://hepworthvillagehall.org.uk/film-night/

Film starts 7.30pm

Admission £5  Pay on door for this screening


Sat, 11/11/2023 - 7:30pm
£5.00
91mins

Dir. Jalmari Helander (Finland 2022, 91mins 15)

When at the end of the war a grizzled prospector discovers gold in the Lapland wilderness, he is hunted down by Nazi SS soldiers. A violent white-knuckle ride that is hugely entertaining.

SCREENING AT UPPERTHONG VILLAGE HALL


Sun, 28/01/2024 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
120mins

Dir. Celine Song (Korea 2023, 120mins 15)

 

Nominated for numerous awards, this is the critics' and audiences' top romantic film of the year. Childhood sweethearts in South Korea are parted but reunite years later in North America. How will it go when one of them is married?

 


Sun, 25/02/2024 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
95mins

Dir. Manuela Martelli (Chile 2023, 95mins 15)

 

A middle-class wife is asked by her family priest to look after a young man he has been sheltering. This first time director delivers a wonderfully cool, original and stylish paranoid thriller set in Pinochet’s Chilean police state.

 


RMN
Thu, 29/02/2024 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
125mins

 Dir. Cristian Mungiu (Romania 2023, 125mins 15)

 

Another great film from this Romanian director about custom and tradition in a small town clashing with modern life as a new bakery brings in two EU migrant workers. The parallels with Brexit are obvious in what is a powerful and gripping film.

 


Fri, 01/03/2024 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
94mins

 

Dir. Alon Schwarz (Israel 2022, 94mins 15)

 

Stunning documentary investigation of the long-lasting cover-up of the controversial events surrounding the massacre of Palestinian villagers of Tantura in the summer of 1948 by the Israeli Defence Force during the War of Independence or what Palestinians call Nakba.

 

Proceeds to Red Cross Emergency Appeal for Gaza

 


Sun, 31/03/2024 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
148mins

Dir. Justine Triel (France 2023, 148mins 15)

 

The controversial multi-award winner proves to be a well-crafted almost Hitchcockian legal drama. Did she kill her husband? Her blind son faces a dilemma as the only witness.


Sun, 26/05/2024 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
127mins

Dir. Nikolaj Arcel (Denmark 2023, 127mins 15)

 

Mads Mikkelsen is at his very best in this wonderfully produced and entirely enjoyable epic style ‘Western’ set in 18th century Denmark as an impoverished war hero faces a merciless nobleman his attempt to tame a wasteland.


Sat, 29/06/2024 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
120mins

Dir. Alexander Payne (US 2023, 120mins 15)

 

Payne directs a beautifully scripted 70s-style classic. Curmudgeonly Paul Giametti has to stay behind for the College Christmas holiday with the cook and a student for company.


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