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Phoenix Cinema East Finchley

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52 High Road, East Finchley, England, N2 9PJ

Danny Collins

Danny Collins
  • 2015
  • US
  • 106 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Dan Fogelman
  • Written by: Dan Fogelman
  • Cast: Melissa Benoist, Al Pacino, Christopher Plummer

Danny (Pacino) is an ageing rocker, still pumping out his old hits on tour, who receives a letter of advice written to him years earlier by John Lennon, but never sent, causing him to re-evaluate his life. Pacino is likeable as the shambolic, self-centred Danny.

Tue 2 Jun
Wed 3 Jun
Parent & baby
Thu 4 Jun

Timbuktu

Timbuktu
  • 2014
  • France/Mauritania
  • 97 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Abderrahmane Sissako
  • Cast: Ibrahim Ahmed, Toulou Kiki, Adel Mahmoud Cherif, Salem Dendou

When northern Mali is occupied by Islamists who ignore local tradition and rule with the gun, farmer Kidane (Ahmed) and his wife Satima (Kiki) pay a terrible price for not fleeing. Heartbreaking and topical African drama with a calm, measured approach, suffused with compassion for those at the mercy of the intolerant.

Tue 2 Jun

Toddler Time

  • 30 min

A 30-minute film or series of shorts that have been specially selected for the wee ones. Shown every Tuesday.

Tue 2 Jun

Currently run by a charitable trust, Phoenix Cinema sits beneath an unusual vaulted ceiling dating back to 1910.

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