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Neuadd Dwyfor

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Penlan Street, Pwllheli, Gwynedd, LL53 5DE
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A cinematic document of Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens’ musical road trip across his native land. Travelling by train, bus and taxi from Cardiff to Ceredigion, Clwyd to Caernarfon, and the Eisteddfod to Portmeirion’s Festival No.6, he meets the artists who opt for a minority language over the music industry’s anglophone default setting.

Via detours to vinyl racks and venues, Stephens uncovers a world of bards and beatboxers, Sixties trailblazers and creative superstars, folk duos and restless troubadours, rock bands, punks and sonic refuseniks. Performers including Gwenno, the Joy Formidable, 9Bach, Mr Phormula and Stephens’ heroes Meic Stevens, Dave Datblygu and Gruff Rhys offer songs and insights as they ponder progress and nostalgia, history and poetry, nationalism’s pride and its darker side, the local and the global.

This London premiere screening will feature a Q&A with the director and Huw Stephens.

UK 2018 Dir Gruffydd Davies 99 min

*This film has been locally classified by the City of London Corporation

Fri 22 Mar

The Kid Who Would Be King

The Kid Who Would Be King
  • 2019
  • UK
  • 2h
  • PG
  • Directed by: Joe Cornish
  • Cast: Louis Ashbourne Serkis, Dean Chaumoo, Tom Taylor, Rhianna Dorris, Angus Imrie, Patrick Stewart, Rebecca Ferguson

Alex (Serkis), escaping from school bullies, finds a sword sticking out of a cement post which he and mate Bedders (Chaumoo) decide is Excalibur. Entertaining, but with too many unanswered questions, and Ferguson as Morgana is wasted for most of the movie. Shame, because the kids are terrific.

Sat 23 Mar

On the Basis of Sex

On the Basis of Sex
  • 2018
  • US
  • 2h
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Mimi Leder
  • Cast: Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux

Biopic of US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Jones), focusing on her journey from law student in the 50s to crusading lawyer in the 70s. Jones brings emotional conviction and power to the role, and her chemistry with Hammer as her lawyer husband Marty is sweet. Inspirational stuff.

Wed 20 Mar

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