Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Calderdale Libraries Film Club showings 11 May - 27 July 2016

Coming up at King's Cross and Todmorden Libraries:

King Cross Library Film Club 

Screenings in late spring 2016 !
  • Entry to all showings is FREE
  • Since seating is limited, you will need to book a ticket – either by phone  (01422 288028/288084) or in person from King Cross Library
  • All showings start at 2pm, unless otherwise stated
9 - 14 May 2016
a series of talks, workshops and screenings at
as part of the Calderdale Dying Matters week,

Wed 11 May 4pm  -  Cria Cuervos (Carlos Saura's Spanish 1970s classic)

Fri 13 May  4pm  -  
Chronic (starring Tim Roth)

Sat 14 May  11am  -  
Death of a Superhero  (a great, unsung English co-production)
Sat 14 May  1pm  -  
Mr Holmes  (Ian McKellan as an older, irascible Sherlock struggling to solve his last case)

Also screening, at
Thurs 12 May 4pm  -   
Under the Volcano (Albert Finney stars in Malcolm Lowry's modern classic)

Find out more about the films, and how to book here 
NEXT at King Cross Library ...
WEDNESDAY 18th May 2016    2pm                   

The Dressmaker
is a cheerfully eccentric Australian epic about a glamorous woman (Kate Winslet) returning to her small town in rural Australia. With her sewing machine and haute couture style, she transforms the women and exacts sweet revenge on those who did her wrong.
Despite unfair reviews on cinema release, this is beautifully-made fun !                                                

Directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse           2015                 1hrs 58min

Coming soon to King Cross Library ...
WEDNESDAY 17th June 2016    2pm                   

Screening for National Refugee Week,
Mediterranea depicts two men make the dangerous journey from Africa to Italy for a better life, but then face hostility and violence in this shocking look at the life-and-death struggle of refugees.                                         

Directed by Joseph Carpignano          2015                 1hrs 47min
WEDNESDAY 13th July 2016    2pm                   

Last Call: the Final Chapters of F Scott Fitzgerald tells the last months of the renowned writer (Jeremy Irons) with his youthful secretary, confidant, and protégé who later wrote a memoir of their time together.

Directed by Henry Bromell          2002                 1hrs 36min
WEDNESDAY 27th July 2016    2pm                   

Don't Worry, I'm Fine (Je Vais Bien, Ne T'en Fais Pas) is a masterfully subtle French thriller, starring Melanie Laurent (Night Train to Lisbon, Beginners)

Directed by Philippe Lioret          2005                1hrs 45min

in French, with English subtitles
Upcoming screenings at other Calderdale libraries...
Saturday 21 May 2016 1pm
screened in conjunction with the Todmorden AgeUK's Over the Rainbow group
the Danish Girl (2015)

FREE tickets from Todmorden Library
(01706 815600)
Based on the book by David Ebershoff, the Danish Girl is the remarkable love story inspired by the lives of Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener, portrayed by Academy Award winner Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything) and Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina), and directed by Academy Award winner Tom Hooper (the King’s Speech, Les Misérables).

Lili and Gerda’s marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili’s groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.

(120 mins)
Thursday 2nd June 2016 2pm
Billionaire Boy (2015)
a TV adaptation of David Walliams's novel.

The story of Len, who made a billion dollars from inventing a new toilet roll, and his 12-year-old son Joe who appears to have everything he could want but what he really needs is a friend.


FREE tickets from Halifax Central Library
(01422 392630)
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