SATURDAY 11TH NOVEMBER 2023

The Old Oak (2023) 15

Please join us at 2.00 (doors open at 1.30pm) on Saturday 11th November 2023

The Old Oak is set in a small town near Durham, whose focal centre is the titular pub. Landlord TJ Bannatyne (Dave Turner) is struggling to stay afloat during economic uncertainty. As the film begins, the town, previously a mining community that has now plunged into poverty, faces rising tension when Syrian refugees are placed in local homes. While this is met with hostility by the locals, Bannatyne forges a relationship with Yara (Ebla Mari), one of the refugees, and her family, as they organize a food initiative to help the town community.

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Wednesday 18th October 2023 – WHAT’S LOVE GOT TO DO WITH IT? (2022) 12A

How do you find lasting love in today’s world? For documentary-maker and dating app addict Zoe (Lily James), swiping right has only delivered an endless stream of Mr. Wrongs, to the dismay of her eccentric mother Cath (Emma Thompson) For Zoe’s childhood friend and neighbor Kaz (Shazad Latif), the answer is to follow his parents’ example and opt for an arranged (or “assisted”) marriage to a bright and beautiful bride from Pakistan. As Zoe films his hopeful journey from London to Lahore to marry a stranger chosen by his parents, she begins to wonder if she might have something to learn from a profoundly different approach to finding love.

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Wednesday 20th September 2023

“ALLELUJAH  ”  (2022) (12A)

Based on the play by Alan Bennett, Allelujah is a warm and deeply moving story about old age. When the geriatric ward in a small Yorkshire hospital is threatened with closure, the hospital decides to fight back by galvanizing the local community: they invite a news
crew to film their preparations for a concert in honour of the hospital’s most distinguished nurse. What could go wrong? Allelujah celebrates the spirit of the elderly patients whilst paying tribute to the deep humanity of the medical staff battling with limited resources and ever-growing demand.

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Wednesday 7.30pm 16th August 2023

“MATILDA THE MUSICAL ” (PG)

Doors open at 7.00pm

An adaptation of the Tony and Olivier award-winning musical, based on the book by Roald Dahl. Matilda (Alisha Weir), the precocious child of unloving parents, is sent to Crunchem Hall where she is nurtured by the delightful Miss Honey (Lashana Lynch) but must face the terrifying head teacher Agatha Trunchbull (Emma Thompson). Armed with a sharp mind and a vivid imagination, she dares to take a stand with miraculous results.

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Saturday 5th August 2023

2pm Doors open at 1.30pm

A Man Called Otto (15)

A remake of the Swedish film A Man Called Ove. Otto is a curmudgeonly widower with staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People think him bitter, and he thinks they are idiots. Ove’s well-ordered, solitary world gets a shake-up one November morning with the appearance of new neighbors, a chatty young couple and their two boisterous daughters, who announce their arrival by accidentally flattening Ove’s mailbox with their U-Haul. What follows is a heartwarming tale of unkempt cats, unlikely friendships, and a community’s unexpected reassessment of the one person they thought they had figured out.

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19th July 2023

The Whale (15)

Charlie (Brendan Fraser) is an incredibly reclusive, very fat teacher, struggling to connect with his students via video-calls, while processing past trauma. When friend and nurse Liz (Hong Chau) tells him his health is rapidly deteriorating, he attempts to strike up a relationship with his estranged teenage daughter, Ellie (Sadie Sink).

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21st June 2023

“The Fablemans” (12A)

New Jersey, 1952. Entranced by his first visit to a movie theatre and haunted by the powerful imagery of Cecil B. DeMille’s The Greatest Show on Earth, young Sammy Fabelman returns home seeking to recreate it. Encouraged by Mitzi, his doting mother, Sammy discovers an irresistible passion for making home movies, and his creative projects become increasingly ambitious. However, when he discovers a shattering family secret, Sammy has to embrace the slow process of growing up while pursuing his dream to become a storyteller.
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Do come along and share in the community spirit. The ticket price is just £6.00 raffle tickets at £2.00 We will be offering card payments at the door.

17th May 2023 at 7.30pm

“She Said” (15)

Two-time Academy Award® nominee Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman, An Education) and Emmy nominee Zoe Kazan (The Plot Against America, The Big Sick) star as New York Times reporters Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor, who together broke one of the most important stories in a generation–a story that shattered decades of silence around the subject of sexual assault in Hollywood and impelled a shift in American culture that continues to this day.
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Do come along and share in the community spirit. The ticket price is just £6.00 raffle tickets at £2.00 We will be offering card payments at the door.

15th March 2023 7.30pm

Where the Crawdads Sing” (15)

In Abandoned by her family, Kya Clark, otherwise known to the townspeople of Barkley Cove as the Marsh Girl, is mysterious and wild. “Where the Crawdads Sing” is a coming-of-age story of a young girl raised by the marshlands of the south in the 1950s. When the town hotshot is found dead, and inexplicably linked to Kya, the Marsh Girl is the prime suspect in his murder case.

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Do come along and share in the community spirit. The ticket price is just £6.00 raffle tickets at £2.00 We will be offering card payments at the door.