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September 2018

If… (50th Anniversary)

Mon 3rd September 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Eden Court Theatre, Eden Court Theatre, Bishops Rd, Inverness, IV3 5SA
Inverness, IV3 5SA United Kingdom
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£6

In 1968, Lindsay Anderson’s If… threw a firecracker at the British establishment. Malcolm McDowell is iconic as a young rebel subverting the rule of his authoritarian masters at a bullying public school in this Palme D’or-winning modern classic. 50 years on from it’s original release, Anderson’s anarchic vision of British society continues to resonate.

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Films We Love: Urok/The Lesson

Tue 4th September 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Liniclate, Isle of Benbecula HS7 5PJ United Kingdom + Google Map
£3 – £5

In The Lesson, school teacher Nadezhda (Margita Gosheva) struggles against the odds to keep her home, her family and her integrity intact. An act of theft in her classroom is just the beginning of an escalating series of challenges, as Nadezhda faces financial precarity at home that sees her seek ever more risky solutions. The ethical questions that The Lesson poses are realised with a deft naturalism of performance and rhythm that draws you in and holds you throughout. “Writer/directors Grozeva and Valchanov…

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Screen​-​It presents: Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story plus shorts​ ​

Wed 5th September 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dunvegan Castle, South Wing, Dunvegan Castle​, ​Dunvegan, Isle of Skye, IV55 8WF IV55 8WF United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

ATLAS Arts film programme 'Screen It' presents Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story plus short films. To mark the centenary of some women receiving the right to vote in the UK, ATLAS is holding a series of events, with a focus addressing gender imbalance and recognising women of Skye. As part of this, ATLAS will host a night of cinema at Dunvegan Castle, with the theme of pioneering creative women. Films being screened include Alice Guy-Blaché’s 1896 landmark La Fée aux…

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Rivers and Tides: Andy Goldsworthy Working with Time

Mon 10th September 2018 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Eden Court Theatre, Eden Court Theatre, Bishops Rd, Inverness, IV3 5SA
Inverness, IV3 5SA United Kingdom
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£6

This absorbing documentary from Thomas Riedelsheimer immerses the viewer in Andy Goldsworthy’s sideways view of the world as he creates art in natural settings using materials such as driftwood, ice, mud, leaves, and stones. Ahead of the release of Riedelsheimer’s new film Leaning into the Wind (in which he revisits the artist at work) this 2002 documentary captures both art and artist with breathtaking imagery.

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Films We Love: Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday

Sun 16th September 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Port Ellen, Isle of Islay PA42 7BD United Kingdom + Google Map
£3 – £5

In the film that introduced the world to Jacques Tati’s memorable creation, the affable yet clumsy M Hulot takes his vacation, encountering all the delights and curiosities of a sunny seaside town. Whilst there he meets all sorts of people, from the hotel proprietor, to guests playing tennis, restaurant staff and children, who all come to know him through his well intentioned, but blundering antics. Dialogue is minimal, and rather Tati’s carefully constructed set-pieces exist to deliver the endless satisfaction…

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Heart of a Dog

Mon 17th September 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Eden Court Theatre, Eden Court Theatre, Bishops Rd, Inverness, IV3 5SA
Inverness, IV3 5SA United Kingdom
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£6

Laurie Anderson - artist, composer, musician and filmmaker - reflects on the deaths of her husband, mother, beloved dog and subjects such as family memories, surveillance, and Buddhist teachings. Written, directed and scored by Anderson, it’s an extraordinary journey. https://youtu.be/MOe2ipAFyFE

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Screen-It presents Margaret Tait short films

Wed 19th September 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ATLAS Arts, ATLAS Arts, Skye Gathering Hall basement, Bank Street, Portree, Isle of Skye IV51 9BZ IV51 9BZ United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

To celebrate Margaret Tait's centenary, ATLAS will present a selection of her films in a special one-off screening. The works show the breadth of her practice from experiments with painting directly onto film stock in works such as Calypso (1955) to Portrait of Ga (1952) where Tait creates a personal biography of her mother and life in Orkney where she grew up. As part of the event, April (2018) by Sarah Forrest will also be screened. Forrest was the recipient of the…

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The Florida Project

Thu 20th September 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Old Brewery, Burnside Place, Cromarty, The Old Brewery, Burnside Place
Cromarty, Highlands IV11 8XQ United Kingdom
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£6

The Florida Project tells the story of a precocious six year-old and her ragtag group of friends whose summer break is filled with childhood wonder, possibility and a sense of adventure while the adults around them struggle with hard times. Painted in bright blocks of sunlit colour like a child’s storybook, it is a glorious film in which warmth and compassion win out over miserabilism or irony. Willem Dafoe is brilliant but the show is stolen by wonderfully natural performances from…

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Films We Love: Cleo from 5 to 7

Sun 23rd September 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Brodick, Isle of Arran KA27 8AA United Kingdom + Google Map
£3 – £5

Cleo, a singer living in Paris, awaits the test results of a biopsy – she meets friends, makes friends, wanders the city and attempts to deal with the limbo-like state of waiting. Writer/Director Agnès Varda vividly captures the atmosphere of Paris in the 1960s, unfolding the narrative in real time to create a nimble, spirited and utterly modern portrait of Cleo’s life in a day. “Varda, once unjustly overlooked, is now at age 90 considered a legend of cinema, having…

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The Battle of Algiers

Mon 24th September 2018 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
Eden Court Theatre, Eden Court Theatre, Bishops Rd, Inverness, IV3 5SA
Inverness, IV3 5SA United Kingdom
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£6

Gillo Pontecorvo’s stunning 1966 recreation of the closing years of French colonial rule in Algeria takes the perspective of both the guerilla revolutionaries and the French authorities. One of the finest war films ever made, this explosive masterpiece remains essential big screen viewing. https://youtu.be/vhhoS3zOskE

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A Good Year (BYOB)

Fri 28th September 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Muir Hub, The Muir Hub, Great North Road, Muir of Ord
Muir of Ord, Highland IV6 7SU United Kingdom
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£6.50

Bring a bottle of your favourite wine and enjoy this feel good rom-com from director Ridley Scott. Russell Crowe stars as an investment broker whose life is changed when he inherits his uncle’s vineyard in Provence. https://youtu.be/pebd1DN8nok

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Films We Love: Things to Come

Sun 30th September 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Lochgilphead PA31 8NE United Kingdom + Google Map
£3 – £5

In Things to Come Isabelle Huppert plays Nathalie, a philosophy professor navigating life in middle-age with a graceful defiance. Throughout Hansen-Løve’s absorbing film she faces a series of trying experiences including an unwell mother (screen legend Edith Scob), political protests, marital infidelity and career compromises. Nathalie’s is a compelling and authentically told story, as we see her teaching her students to question the notion of truth and undertake a journey that will ultimately see her grapple with the question of…

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August 2019

Sing-along SAW | Scalarama Scotland programme launch

Sun 18th August 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
CCA Glasgow, 350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Free – £12
Grey background, with musical notation and red text "Sing-along SAW"

Dare you sing SAW? Witness James Wan's horror classic spliced with live drag performances inspired by its goriest scenes, all to celebrate the launch of Scalarama's 2019 programme! Matchbox Cineclub and Pity Party Film Club present SAW as you've never seen it before - ripped to shreds and reassembled, as local drag terrorisers slice up the screening with brand-new musical performances inspired by the film. Drag artist Puke is the monster of ceremonies for this very special event, featuring guest…

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September 2019

The Tooth & Claw: Night of the Living Dead

Sun 1st September 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Tooth & Claw, 50 Baron Taylor's St
Inverness, IV1 1QG United Kingdom
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Free

Venture upstairs at The Tooth & Claw for George A Romero's seminal manifesto for the modern horror film, NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD.

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West Side Cinema: Ice On Fire Q&A

Sat 7th September 2019 @ 7:45 pm - 9:45 pm
The West Side Cinema, Stromness Town Hall, Victoria Street
Stromness, Orkney KW16 3BA United Kingdom
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£3 – £5

This highly acclaimed documentary, co-produced and narrated by Leonardo DiCaprio, goes beyond the current climate change narrative to highlight fresh approaches and new solutions, from tidal power to direct air capture of carbon dioxide. Several participants will be present to answer questions afterwards, including Prof Peter Wadhams, who in the lm highlights Arctic methane dangers from permafrost melt, and Neil Kermode of the European Marine Energy Centre.

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Screen Machine: Old Boys

Sun 8th September 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
£3 – £5

Old Boys is an utterly charming ‘Cyrano de Bergerac’ style story of teenage romance, set in a boys boarding school, somewhere in rural England. Our hero is the geeky Amberson, who knows his place at the bottom of the food chain, in this super-competitive, sporty old school environment. When a visiting French teacher arrives, with his cool daughter Agnes in tow, the boys are smitten. Agnes’ head is turned by the popular and sporty Winchester, and it falls to Amberson…

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Nairn Arts & Book Festival – Cinemor77 Yurt Cinema

Sat 14th September 2019 @ 10:00 am - Sun 15th September 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Cinemor77 Yurt Cinema, The Links, near the Bandstand
Nairn, United Kingdom
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Free

CineMor77’s Cinema Yurt The Links, near the Bandstand, Nairn, IV12 4NB Saturday 14 th September 10am – 12 pm Sunday 15 th September 10am – 6pm We are very excited to have CineMor77 presenting a programme of films for all ages and stages, children’s animation, classic Scottish drama and more in their wonderful cinema yurt. Full programme will be revealed on our website and on festival social media soon! The cinema yurt offers a really special film experience; cosy up…

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Discovery Film Festival Shorts for Wee ones & Boy in the Bunnet (U)

Sat 14th September 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cinemor77 Yurt Cinema, The Links, near the Bandstand
Nairn, United Kingdom
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Free

Short films from around the world for some of the youngest audiences at the festival - this year we journey to France, the Netherlands, Germany, Sweden and the USA.  All these short films are in English or are dialogue free. These magical tales will delight children age 3+ Then The Boy in the Bunnet a Brilliant introduction to Scots language & traditional music for children (and adults!)

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Scottish Documentary Institute Shorts (PG)

Sat 14th September 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Cinemor77 Yurt Cinema, The Links, near the Bandstand
Nairn, United Kingdom
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Free

A selection of the best shorts from SDI’s flagship training scheme Bridging the Gap. Established in 2004 Scottish Documentary Institute have produced over a 100 films, screening in 60 countries worldwide, garnering international recognition as being at the cutting edge of documentary. 

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From Scotland with Love (U)

Sat 14th September 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Cinemor77 Yurt Cinema, The Links, near the Bandstand
Nairn, United Kingdom
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Free

An amazing journey into our collective past which explores themes of love, loss, resistance, migration, work and play set to a soundtrack created by Fife’s finest folk songsmith King Creosote.

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The Shutdown with Alan Bissett (PG)

Sat 14th September 2019 @ 3:15 pm - 4:00 pm
Cinemor77 Yurt Cinema, The Links, near the Bandstand
Nairn, United Kingdom
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Free

  An autobiographical film written and narrated by Alan Bissett about an industrial accident at the Petrochemical plant in Falkirk where his father worked. The film explores Bissett's relationship with his hometown and the industry that surrounds it.    

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Prince Achmed Soundtrack Workshop with Chris Davies (U)

Sat 14th September 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Cinemor77 Yurt Cinema, The Links, near the Bandstand
Nairn, United Kingdom
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Free

 A hands on, fun experience on how to create music and atmospheric sound for film and theatre using instruments, body and voice.

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The Adventures of Prince Achmed (PG) (with live soundtrack by Chris Davies)

Sat 14th September 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cinemor77 Yurt Cinema, The Links, near the Bandstand
Nairn, United Kingdom
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Free

Join us for a very special screening of the world’s first feature length animation. Handmade by Lotte Reiniger in 1926 the film is reinvigorated by Chris Davies’ new Composition and live performance which uses a spectacular array of musical instruments from around the world to breath new life and meaning into Reiniger’s spectacular film. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVsmTPdpzOw **This screening is supported by Film Hub Scotland, part of the BFI’s Film Audience Network, and funded by Screen Scotland and Lottery funding from the…

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Restless Natives (PG)

Sat 14th September 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cinemor77 Yurt Cinema, The Links, near the Bandstand
Nairn, United Kingdom
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Free

Two bored Edinburgh youths decide to add a little excitement into their lives by donning masks and calling themselves 'The Clown and the Wolfman'. They use their disguises to retain their anonymity as they hijack coaches, but don't prove particularly threatening, and in fact become a tourist attraction in this classic Scottish comedy.

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Figure (U)

Sat 14th September 2019 @ 10:00 pm - 10:10 pm
Cinemor77 Yurt Cinema, The Links, near the Bandstand
Nairn, United Kingdom
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Free

An experimental film about boys growing up without fathers. Through a dynamic fusion of physical theatre and hip-hop dance, FIGURE follows two young men as they search for answers both outside and inside themselves.

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Untouchable (15)

Sat 14th September 2019 @ 10:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Cinemor77 Yurt Cinema, The Links, near the Bandstand
Nairn, United Kingdom
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Free

This French comedy drama charts an unusual friendship. Paul (François Cluzet), a rich aristocrat and habitual thrill-seeker, becomes quadriplegic after a paragliding accident. Alone in the world and unable to care for himself in even the most basic ways, Paul employs young Senegalese émigré Driss (Omar Sy) as his carer. Despite their very different backgrounds and outlooks on life, the two men quickly form a strong bond, teaching each other important life lessons about acceptance, respect and the true meaning…

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Brave (PG)

Sun 15th September 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cinemor77 Yurt Cinema, The Links, near the Bandstand
Nairn, United Kingdom
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Free

Join us and let this Pixar classic whisk you away on an astonishing adventure to an ancient land full of mystery and tradition. Take a heroic journey with Merida, a skilled archer and headstrong daughter of King Fergus and Queen Elinor. Determined to carve her own path in life, Merida defies an age-old custom sacred to the unruly and uproarious lords of the land. However, Merida’s actions inadvertently unleash chaos in the kingdom and she must harness all of her…

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NLS Moving Image Archive presents Her Century (U)

Sun 15th September 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Cinemor77 Yurt Cinema, The Links, near the Bandstand
Nairn, United Kingdom
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Free

A glimpse into the work, home life and leisure of women during the twentieth century.The footage preserved in the National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive documents the varied roles of women in Scotland throughout the last century. In this programme there are crofters,campaigners, factory workers, psychologists, mothers, pilots and educators. There were also filmmakers and the programme includes work by professional documentarians such as Sarah Erulkar, Budge Cooper and Jenny Brown as well as amateur footage from Grace Williamson.

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The Illusionist (PG)

Sun 15th September 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Cinemor77 Yurt Cinema, The Links, near the Bandstand
Nairn, United Kingdom
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Free

The Illusionist is one of a dying breed of stage entertainers. With emerging rock stars stealing his thunder in the late 1950s, he is forced to accept increasingly obscure assignments in fringe theatres, at garden parties and in bars and cafés. However, whilst performing in a village pub off the west coast of Scotland, he encounters Alice, an innocent young girl, who will change his life forever.

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Whisky Galore (1949) (U)

Sun 15th September 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Cinemor77 Yurt Cinema, The Links, near the Bandstand
Nairn, United Kingdom
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Free

When 50,000 cases of whisky are stranded on a ship which runs aground, the inhabitants of a Scottish island cannot resist the temptation.

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Screen Machine: The Fight

Sun 15th September 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
£3 – £5

Celebrated writer and performer Jessica Hynes (2012, W1A, Spaced) delivers a richly layered and uplifting drama for her debut feature as writer, director and star. Tina (Hynes) works as a carer of the elderly, contending with the responsibility of three children, a supportive but strained relationship with her husband and a highly anxious mother (Anita Dobson). Thrown into this mix is her eldest daughter’s bully whose mother, Tina has her own troubled history with. Boxing provides an outlet for the…

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Sea Change Film Festival

Fri 20th September 2019 - Sun 22nd September 2019

Sea Change is a professional development lab and public film festival celebrating Women in Film, taking place on the beautiful and remote Isle of Tiree. Now in it’s second year, the 2019 public programme will celebrate the life and work of the iconic French film director Agnes Varda and will mark the centenary of Orkney film-maker Margaret Tait with a screening of Blue Black Permanent, the first Scottish feature film directed by a woman. This years guests include director Sue…

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Eden Court Mystery Movie: Stephen King Double Bill

Sun 22nd September 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Eden Court Theatre, Eden Court Theatre, Bishops Rd, Inverness, IV3 5SA
Inverness, IV3 5SA United Kingdom
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£8 – £12

From the imagination of Stephen King, the world’s greatest writer of horror fiction, comes a 35mm double bill danse macabre! Will it be ghosts and ghouls or psychics and psychopaths? Malevolent machinery or deranged dogs? You will have absolutely no idea what you are in store for until the lights go down and two twisted tales flicker on to the screen. Not for the fainthearted...

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Cromarty Film Society: Laurel Canyon

Tue 24th September 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Old Brewery, Burnside Place, Cromarty, The Old Brewery, Burnside Place
Cromarty, Highlands IV11 8XQ United Kingdom
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£3 – £5

This early and somewhat overlooked film by director Lisa Cholodenko (THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT) has at its centre a magnetic performance by Frances McDormand as a hedonistic music producer. Her estranged and uptight son Sam (Christian Bale) returns to his mother’s bohemian lair in the Hollywood hills with his sheltered fiancee Alex (Kate Beckinsale). They plan to stay in the empty house while he takes up his new job and she works on her PhD. But his mother is…

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The Muir Hub: A Star Is Born

Fri 27th September 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Muir Hub, The Muir Hub, Great North Road, Muir of Ord
Muir of Ord, Highland IV6 7SU United Kingdom
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£6.50

A musician (Bradley Cooper) helps a young singer (Lady Gaga) find fame as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral in Cooper’s affecting directorial debut.

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The Brink + Shorts

Sat 28th September 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Aros Cinema, Viewfield Rd
Portree, IV519EU United Kingdom
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£6.95 – £8.95

The Brink (2019) is a documentary that follows the former White House chief strategist, Steve Bannon, through the 2018 mid-term elections in the United States. Alison Klayman’s film sheds light on Bannon’s efforts to mobilise and unify far-right parties in order to win seats in the May 2019 European Parliamentary elections. It will be paired with artists’ shorts including John Smith’s, Who Are We? (2016), to create a timely event, one month before the UK is set to leave the…

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Screen Machine: Lady Macbeth

Sun 29th September 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
£3 – £5

William Oldroyd directs Florence Pugh (Fighting with My Family) in screenwriter Alice’s Birch’s adaptation of the Russian novella Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District by Nikolai Leskov. Set in 1865 rural England, Katherine (Pugh) lives a controlled and restricted life on the estate of her emotionally distant husband Alexander and his cruel father Boris. When both Boris and Alexander must leave the estate for business, Katherine finds herself with greater freedom than she can remember. She forges new relationships with…

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