Picturedrome, Holmfirth

Festival Films at Picturedrome, Holmfirth

Sat, 20/05/2017 - 12:00pm
Children
£4.00
Adults
£5.00
107mins

Dir. Ron Hall et al, US, 2016

Big Tunes, great characters and a magical return to form in this traditional Disney princess saga set in Polynesia. The best animated family feature of the year.


Sat, 20/05/2017 - 2:30pm
Children
£4.00
Adults
£5.00
115mins

Dir. Scott Derrickson, USA, 2016

Benedict Cumberbatch is excellent as the flawed doctor with magical powers who battles dark forces. Hugely enjoyable mind-bending superhero tale based on the 60s' psychedelic Marvel comic.


Sat, 20/05/2017 - 7:30pm
Children
£4.00
Adults
£5.00
128mins

12A

Dir. Damian Chazelle, US, 2016

Romantic musicals - what happened to those? Back with a fistful of awards, this delectable treat starring Emma Stone and Ray Gosling brings a tear to the eye and a broad smile.


Sat, 20/05/2017 - 10:00pm
Adults
£5.00
112mins

Dir. Sam Peckinpah, US, Mexico, 1974

 

Peckinpah's most personal film is the ultimate cult film. An American bartender (a brilliant Warren Oates) and his prostitute girlfriend on a road trip across the Mexican border that descends into a dark, surreal killing spree, helped by large quantities of tequila.


Sun, 21/05/2017 - 1:00pm
Children
£4.00
Adults
£5.00
78mins

Dir. Reme Chaye, France, 2016 

Beautifully crafted animation family masterpiece to enrich a child's experience of film. Instead of marrying her Prince Charming, a young Russian aristocrat embarks on an epic quest in a film of female empowerment. 


Sun, 21/05/2017 - 3:00pm
Adults
£5.00
104mins

Dir. Kelly Freemon Craig, US, 2016

High school life gets too much for Nadine... Hailee Steinfeld is outstanding in the lead role with great back-up from Woody Harrelson. A sharp script transcends the usual teen fare to make for a warm, funny delight and the best teen-flick of the year.


Sun, 21/05/2017 - 7:00pm
£5.00
137mins

Dir. Kenneth Lonergan, US, 2016

A broken man returns to the New England scene of past traumas in an Oscar-nominated almost operatic poetic drama that is masterfully told and beautifully acted.


Mon, 22/05/2017 - 2:00pm
Adults
FREE
89mins

Dir. Roger Ross Williams, US, 2016 

Captivating and moving multi-award-winning coming-of-age documentary about a boy and family who overcame the challenge of autism by immersing themselves in the world of Disney animation to reconnect with the real world.


Mon, 22/05/2017 - 7:30pm
£5.00
120mins

TBC

We've done it again - found another rich crop of old and historic film of the Holme Valley and Huddersfield. The premier of our documentary on artist Trevor Stubley, Mike Wade's Summer Wine Town, old Holmfirth, foreign views of Huddersfield, a young Ashley Jackson, local music and lots more for another, emotional, nostalgia feast.


Tue, 23/05/2017 - 2:00pm
Adults
FREE
86mins

Dir. Peter Middleton & James Spinney, UK, 2016

A sensitive, thought-provoking and creative BAFTA-nominated documentary that charts writer and theologian John M. Hall's loss of sight. It is both moving and inspirational as Hall's grasps the specifics of his disability.


Tue, 23/05/2017 - 7:00pm
Adults
£5.00
163mins

Dir. Andrea Arnold, US, 2016

Cannes and Bafta winner about a teenage girl with nothing to lose who takes to the road and discovers the power of love. Breathtaking photography in a US magical mystery tour by British director Andre Arnold. Long but the journey will be remembered.


Wed, 24/05/2017 - 2:00pm
FREE
93mins

Dir. Max Barber, UK, 2014

Multi-award-winning Brit Indie comedy drama in which a mischievous disabled girl (marvellously played by Samantha Ranka) absconds to London to find love but hooks up with a washed up male escort.


Wed, 24/05/2017 - 7:00pm
£5.00
131mins

A special event in memory of long time committee member of the festival team and great film enthusiast Karen Summers, who passed away shortly after last year's Festival. Profits will go to the charity Bloodwise.  

Innocent, optimistic days, memories of the early sixties flood back in this wonderfully entertaining compilation of live footage and interviews chronicling the concerts of The Beatles, Karen's favourite group. 

 

Plus excellent short documentary of hugely popular 1970s' Huddersfield funky-reggae band who didn't get the break they deserved. Largely filmed at their reunion at the Picturedrome's 2015 Summer Ska Splash.

 

 


Thu, 25/05/2017 - 6:00pm
FREE
85mins

Special early evening screening for children - free event.

 

Dir. Thomas Szabo/Helen Giraud, France, 2013

 

Bugs, beasties and ants go into battle in this wonderful and endlessly inventive, charming and dialogue free animation film. Plus the screening and prize giving from Red Ledge for Dr Simpo's Psychedelic Milkshake film competition and animation workshops.


Thu, 25/05/2017 - 8:00pm
£5.00
120mins

Dir. Koji Fukada, Japan, 2016

Just released in the cinema this Cannes winner for Japan's most innovative director is a chilling examination of family guilt (as the family invite in a mysterious man) which goes straight to the heart of evil. Hard not to leave the film shaken. 


Fri, 26/05/2017 - 12:00pm
£15.00
106mins

ONE OF OUR MOST POPULAR EVENTS EVERY YEAR.

 

All welcome - ladies and gents!

 

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Your film at the Picturedrome:  A United Kingdom

Dir. Amma Asante, Czech Rep, UK, USA, 2015

 

Botswana's Prince Khama shocks the world when he marries a white woman in London. A true, crowd-pleasing story of love and tolerance told with conviction and warmth with superb central performances from David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike.


Fri, 26/05/2017 - 7:30pm
Adults
£5.00
117mins

Dir. Adam Skankman, US 2007

Get ready – get energised for pure movie entertainment. Baltimore 1962. Timeless camp with show-stopping tunes in a truly memorable musical starring Zach Effron, John Travolta (as a woman), Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Queen Latifah. Let’s see that hair!

 

 


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