Program Oct 2018 to Mar 2019
Screen St Ives, the community cinema for St Ives and the surrounding areas
Location: The Corn Exchange, St Ives PE27 5AD
Time: 8pm. Doors open 7.30
Facilities: disabled toilet, lift, licensed bar, friendly welcome, nearby parking, 200m from the guided bus.
On the 3rd Friday of every month doors open 7.30 for 8pm film
Friday Oct 19th
The Shape of Water (Guillermo Del Toro 2017 US 123mins) cert 15
A powerful story of love, secrecy and survival set in 1962 against the backdrop of the Cold War in America. Lonely, silent Elisa is captivated by the strange creature who is at the heart of a bizarre experiment. Breathtaking technical achievements earned the film its Best Picture Oscar.
Friday Nov 16th
Le Concert (Radu Mihaileanu 2009 Fr/It/Romania/Belgium 119mins) cert 15
Thirty years before, the renowned conductor of the Bolshoi Orchestra was fired for hiring Jewish musicians and is reduced to working as a cleaner at the Bolshoi. Now he hatches a plan to get his musicians back together in Paris for one triumphant concert. Funny, touching and hopeful, Le Concert will win your heart.
Thursday Dec 20th PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DAY
Paddington 2 (Paul King 2017 UK/France/USA 103mins) cert PG
What better way to celebrate Christmas at the movies than with the nation’s favourite bear? Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday is just around the corner and Paddington wants to celebrate with her in his unique way. Multi-award winning and simply loads of fun, Paddington 2 is a real charmer for people of all ages.
Friday Jan 18th
The Greatest Showman (Michael Gracey 2017 US 115mins) cert PG
A barn-storming musical that tells the story of PT Barnum, legendary innovator of modern show business, with his circus of curiosities and spectacle. In his quest to bring high-brow entertainment to everyone he stakes everything on Jenny Lind, the ‘Swedish Nightingale’. Will they succeed?
Friday Feb 15th
Early Man (Nick Park 2018 US/UK/France 89mins) cert PG
Set at the dawn of time when prehistoric creatures and woolly mammoths roamed the earth, we meet Dug, who along with his sidekick Hognob, unite their tribe to save their home against the mighty and awful Lord Nooth. If you love Wallace & Gromit, Shawn the Sheep and Nick Park’s other wonderful characters you’ll love this!
Friday Mar 15th
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Martin McDonagh 2017 UK/US 115mins) cert 15
Frances McDormand deservedly won multiple accolades last awards season for her fearless portrayal of a woman who seeks justice for her wronged daughter, even though the whole town is against her. Quirky, darkly comic, sharp and controversial, Three Billboards is a must-see movie.
On the 1st Thursday of every month, doors open 7.30 for 8pm film
Thursday Oct 4th
Beast (Michael Pearce 2017 UK 107 min) cert 15
Beast is a remarkable debut from British director Michael Pearce. It’s a complex tale of mystery, crime, lust and escape in idyllic Jersey and stars Johnny Flynn and Jessie Buckley, both already top-notch actors. Beast is a terrific example of what’s so exciting about new British cinema.
Thursday Nov 1st
A Taste Of Honey (Tony Richardson 1961 UK 101mins) cert 12
Rita Tushingham’s first starring film role as Jo in the film of Shelagh Delaney’s groundbreaking play. Salford was a tough place for a young woman but Jo builds her new life despite her hopeless mother (a peerless Dora Bryan). This gorgeous restored version, with its crisp cinematography, is a treat for the eyes and for the heart.
Thursday Dec 6th
Isle of Dogs (Wes Anderson 2018 Ger/USA 99mins) cert PG
We love Wes! This terrific and original romp through the canine world is funny, romantic and poignant. A terrible disease rips through the pet pooches of a Japanese city and young Atari’s dog Spots is shipped off to doggy exile. His devoted owner moves heaven and earth to find him before it’s too late.
Thursday Jan 3rd
I Got Life! (Blandine Lenoir 2017 France 89mins) cert 15
Short extra: Born A Rebel (UK 15mins) the captivating, heartfelt story of women’s fight for the vote told through archive film.
A genuinely life-affirming, funny and uplifting film about Aurore, a menopausal woman who bumbles through life – work, new partner, impending grandparenthood and another daughter flying the nest. It’s a welcome and refreshing approach to storytelling, made even more engaging by the charismatic star Agnès Jaoui.
Thursday Feb 7th
A Fantastic Woman (Sebastián Lelio Chile/Ger 2017 102mins) cert 15
A story of love, loss and the trans experience set in Santiago, Chile. Marina’s older lover dies suddenly and she is plunged into a world of suspicion and prejudice, but she finds her own strength as she strives to keep alive the memory of lost love.
Thursday Mar 7th
The Party (Sally Potter UK 2018 71mins) cert 15
In Sally Potter’s own words, The Party is a ‘comedy wrapped around a tragedy’. Janet’s friends gather to celebrate her promotion but it all goes horribly wrong. Darkly funny, and with many twists and turns, the stellar cast of today’s most accomplished actors make this a film you won’t forget.