Saturday, 10 December 2016

Change to my https settings on Blogger plus King Cross Library Film Club and more

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Details of films coming up in December, January, February and March at King Cross Library plus a screening of Gremlins at Todmorden Library:

King Cross Library Film Club 

Screenings through Winter 2016 and into 2017  !

  • 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
NEXT at King Cross Library ...
WEDNESDAY 7th December 2016    2pm    

Set in 1940s France, War of the Buttons (la Guerre des Boutons)  is the thrilling battle waged by a band of kids from two rival villages in the southern French countryside (and a loose remake of a 2004 Anglo-Irish film of the same name).

Directed by Yann Samuell                        2011                 1hr 49mins

In French, with English subtitles
Coming soon to King Cross Library ...
WEDNESDAY 4th January 2017    2pm    

In The Hollars, John Hollar (John Krasinski), a struggling NYC artist is forced to navigate the small middle-American town he left behind when news of his mother’s illness brings him home. Back in the house he grew up in, John is immediately swept up in the problems of his dysfunctional family, high school rival, and an over-eager ex-girlfriend as he faces impending fatherhood with his girlfriend in New York

Fresh from 2016's Sundance Film Festival, this comedy/drama also stars Anna Kendrick, Charlie Day, Richard Jenkins and Sharlto Copley.

Directed by John Krasinki                    2016                1hr 28mins
You'll recall we had hoped to screen Back to Mum's (Retour Chez Ma Mere) on Wednesday 2nd November, but the distributor of this film has made it unavailable until 2017.  We hope to screen it on February 2017 !

It's a great French comedy-of-manners for the New Year.....
WEDNESDAY 8th March 2017    2pm    


We're very pleased to host a very rare screening of The Grey Fox, a Canadian film starring the peerless Richard Farnsworth (the Natural, the Straight Story).

When an aging, but gentlemanly stagecoach robber is released from prison, he decides to go to Canada to become a train robber.

Directed by Phillip Borsos                    1982                1hr 50mins
At other Calderdale libraries ...

SATURDAY 10th December 2016    1pm    

A special pre-Christmas screening of the 1984 classic Gremlins.

A gadget salesman is looking for a special gift for his son and finds one at a store in Chinatown.
The shopkeeper is reluctant to sell him the "mogwai" but sells it to him with the warning to never expose him to bright light, water, or to feed him after midnight.
Does the salesman heed his warning ? Well........

Directed by Joe Dante                    1984                1hr 47mins

a FREE screening, with advance booking on 01706 815600
NOTE: this film is now rated 12A, so children need to be accompanied by an adult

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