The Princess Bride/The Goonies
Hey you guys!!!! We’ve teamed up with the Plymouth Film Society to bring you not one, but two great cult classics from the 1980s; The Goonies & The Princess Bride. Along the way we’ll encounter two giants, pirate treasure, many swordfights and yes, even some kissing in two of the most quotable films of all time. So much fun, it’s almost inconceivable.
13:00 Saturday 13 July
Screening in association with Plymouth University’s Zombie Symposium we’re dedicating a night to the un-dead with a screening of zombie shorts and the audacious Otto; or, Up with Dead People, followed by a special skype talk and Q & A with the film’s director Bruce LaBruce. Fresh from his grave, confused young gay zombie Otto has memory problems, so he goes in search of the truth in the seedy underground art squats and S&M clubs of present day Berlin.
Friday 12 April
|Dir. JACQUES AUDIARD, with MARION COTILLARD, MATTHIAS SCHOENAERTS|
Single father Ali arrives in a beachside town with his young son and no money, after finding work as a nightclub bouncer he meets Stephanie and whilst they share a mutual attraction they part ways. However when their paths cross again following a devastating accident, Ali and Stephanie form a deep bond, drawing strength from one another in this powerful and moving film.
Monday 15 April
Dir. MATTHEW AKERS, JEFF DUPRE, With MARINA ABRAMOVIC, ULAY, KLAUS BIESENBACH
Seductive, fearless and outrageous, Marina Abramovic has been redefining art for nearly forty years.
Using her own body, pushing herself beyond her limits, at times risking her life, she creates performances that challenge, shock and move us. The film follows Marina as she prepares a major retrospective of her work taking place at The Museum of Modern Art in New York.
Monday 22 April
|Dir. GOTZ SPIELMANN, With JOHANNES KRISCH, IRINA POTAPENKO, ANDREAS LUST|
Nominated for an Oscar, Revanche is a gripping thriller from Austrian filmmaker Gotz Speilmann.
Ex-con Alex falls for Ukranian hooker Tamara whilst working in a Viennese brothel, together they plot a daring escape that unexpectedly leads to a clash with the lives of a police officer and his wife. Director Spielmann uses this setup to take us on a journey into the darkest forests of human nature, in which violence and beauty exist side by side.
Monday 29 April
Over the past couple of years the Imperfect Cinema have emerged as a shining light for grassroots filmmakers in Plymouth; running club nights, filmmaking workshops and producing their own films. To mark this Plymouth institution we’ve handed them the keys to a wide range of spaces in the Levinsky Building for an Imperfect Takeover.
Friday 4 May & Saturday 5 May
|Dir. ALISON KLAYMAN, With AI WEIWEI, DANQING CHEN, YING GAO|
Ai Weiwei is China’s most famous international artist, and its most outspoken domestic critic. Against a backdrop of strict censorship and an unresponsive legal system, Ai expresses himself and organizes people through art and social media.
The inside story of a dissident for the digital age who inspires global audiences and blurs the boundaries of art and politics.
Tuesday 7 May
|Dir. JAVIER FUENTES-LEON, With CRISTIAN MERCADO, TATIANA ASTENGO, MANOLO CARDONA|
Winner of the 2010 Sundance World Cinema Audience Award, Undertow is a bittersweet tale of lost love, set against the backdrop of Peru’s stunning coastline.
Fisherman Miguel threatens his peaceful existence with his love for visiting artist Santiago and when a fatal accident befalls the community Miguel is faced with hiding his true feelings or risk losing everything including those he loves.
Monday 13 May
As part of the Plymouth History Festival, Chris Robinson introduces a premiere screening of an adaptation of his popular book, Plymouth Then & Now. Taking an in depth look at Plymouth Hoe through the ages through stills and moving footage chronicling the changes that have taken place over the last 150 years.
Friday 24 May
|Dir. ALAN PARKER, With JODIE FOSTER, SCOTT BAIO, FLORRIE DUGGER|
The custard pies fly in family favourite Bugsy Malone, featuring an all-child cast placed in a mobster era, armed with custard instead of bullets and belting out some superb songs, this is simply entertainment at its best!
Screening followed by themed family workshop.
Saturday 8 June