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Using stunning imagery and clever camerawork Benacerraf conveys the hardship of life in the Venezuelan salt mines of Araya. This unconventional documentary shows a way of life, shaped by history and geography, under threated by an encroaching industrial future.
Araya, Margot Benacerraf, 1959, Venezuela / France, 82 mins
Sun 12 Feb
Based on a true story, Robin Williams stars as a doctor whose experiments with catatonic patients in a psychiatric hospital have miraculous results. Robert De Niro co-stars as one of the 'awakened' patients
Sun 29 Jan
Continuing our Ken Loach season with this cult classic based on Barry Hines' 1968 Novel 'A Kestrel for a Knave' which Loach uses to provide a social commentary on childhoods disenfranchised through poverty and class.
The film follows an alinated boy who spends his free time caring for his pet falcon, Kes, giving him new perspective and social accolade.
KES, Ken Loach (1969) UK, 110 mins
Doors: 6:30pm Film start: 7pm
Thu 2 Feb
- 106 min
- Directed by: Volker Schlöndorff/Margarethe von Trotta
- Written by: Heinrich Böll (novel), Volker Schlöndorff
- Cast: Angela Winkler, Mario Adorf, Dieter Laser, Jürgen Prochnow
A young woman discovers that her one night stand is a suspected terrorist; immediately her life is torn apart by the destructive forces of a right-wing police force and the gutter press. A disturbing, but highly recommended version of Heinrich Boll's novel.
Thu 26 Jan
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