Drama

Jaws 15

BUY TICKETS 3pm Wednesday 21 August
BUY TICKETS 8pm Thursday 22 August Bar open 🍷

DIRECTOR Steven Spielberg
CAST Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary

Spielberg’s tale of a great white shark terrorising a New England resort community and the team who seek to kill it is now a classic of the suspense thriller genre.

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The Lion King 15

BUY TICKETS 3pm Friday 23 August
BUY TICKETS 3pm Saturday 24 August
BUY TICKETS 2pm Sunday 25 August
BUY TICKETS 3pm Monday 26 August
BUY TICKETS 3pm Wednesday 28 August

DIRECTOR Jon Favreau
VOICES Donald Glover, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, Chiwetel Ejiofor, James Earl Jones

Donald Glover and Beyoncé Knowles voice Simba and Nala in Disney’s live-action remake of the much-loved animation about a young lion prince who must find his role.

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The Current War 15

BUY TICKETS 8pm Friday 23 August
BUY TICKETS 8pm Saturday 24 August
BUY TICKETS 5pm Sunday 25 August

DIRECTOR Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
CAST Benedict Cumberbatch, Michael Shannon, Nicholas Hoult, Tom Holland

Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Thomas Edison in this drama about the race in Victorian times to bring electricity to the world.

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Tell It To the Bees 15

BUY TICKETS 8pm Friday 30 August
BUY TICKETS 8pm Saturday 31 August

DIRECTOR Annabel Jankel
CAST Anna Paquin, Holliday Grainger, Gregor Selkirk, Lauren Lyle

Holliday Grainger and Anna Paquin star in this touching period drama, based on Fiona Shaw’s popular novel, about love against the odds in 1950s Scotland.

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After Life (Wandâfuru raifu) 15

BUY TICKETS 8pm Monday 2 September  *followed by a hosted discussion

DIRECTOR Hirokazu Kore-eda
CAST Arata Iura, Erika Oda, Susumu Terajima, Takashi Naitô

Brilliant Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda creates a stunning ode to the enduring properties of memories and sensations.

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Pain and Glory (Dolor y gloria) 15🌈

BUY TICKETS 7.30pm Friday 6 September
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BUY TICKETS 8pm Monday 30 September 

DIRECTOR Pedro Almodóvar
CAST Antonia Banderas, Penélope Cruz, Asier Etxeandia, Leonardo Sbaraglia

We are thrilled to launch our festival with Pedro Almodóvar’s best film in years, a semi-autobiographical story about ageing film director Salvador (Antonio Banderas).

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Tangerine 15🌈

BUY TICKETS 8pm Saturday 7 September  STUDIO SCREEN
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*studio screen ticket prices – adults £7, under 30s £5

DIRECTOR Sean Baker
CAST Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Mya Taylor, Karren Karagulian, Mickey O’Hagan

This comedy drama, inventively shot on an iPhone, follows a transgender woman in LA, determined to find the woman her boyfriend has been seeing while she was in prison.

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Orlando 15🌈

BUY TICKETS 5pm Sunday 8 September
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Presented in 35mm

DIRECTOR Sally Potter
CAST Tilda Swinton, Billy Zane, Quentin Crisp, Jimmy Somerville

Tilda Swinton shines in Sally Potter’s adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s classic novel as Orlando, who elegantly switches genders and roles across 400 years of history.

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Rafiki 15🌈

BUY TICKETS 8pm Monday 9 September
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DIRECTOR Wanuri Kahiu
CAST Samantha Mugatsia, Sheila Munyiva, Neville Misati, Nice Githinji

Following the two daughters of opposing politicians, this tender Nairobi-set love story is a groundbreaking, neon-drenched delight.

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Love, Simon 15 🌈

BUY TICKETS 5pm Saturday 14 September  STUDIO SCREEN
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*studio screen ticket prices – adults £7, under 30s £5

DIRECTOR Greg Berlanti
CAST Nick Robinson, Jennifer Garner, Josh Duhamel, Katherine Langford

Everyone will fall for this refreshing, inspirational and funny take on the coming-of-age movie about 17-year-old Simon wrestling with coming out and finding love.

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