Film Events

Friday 21 December

Nostalgic Cinema: It’s A Wonderful Life (U) 2pm £3.80. The Beehive, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LZ www.beehivehoniton.co.uk Box office 01404 384050.

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (PG) 7.30pm Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80 Family of four £22. The Beehive, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LZ www.beehivehoniton.co.uk Box office 01404 384050. Also 22 Dec.

Saturday 22 December

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (PG) 11am Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80 Family of four £22. The Beehive, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LZ www.beehivehoniton.co.uk Box office 01404 384050.

Dunkirk Supper and film night, £30 for welcome cocktail, 2 course supper and film ticket. Dinner at 7pm and film at 8.30pm. Alexandra Hotel, Pound Street, Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7 3HZ. 01297 442010 www.hotelalexandra.co.uk.

Arthur Christmas Family Film night, £7 per adult / £5 per child includes popcorn- film at 6.30pm. Children’s supper available from 5pm (pre booked). Alexandra Hotel, Pound Street, Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7 3HZ 01297 442010 www.hotelalexandra.co.uk.

Thursday 27 December

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again Tickets £5 More info or to book: 01404 831207 Doors open 1.30 for 2pm The Bradshaw Meeting Room, Thomas Whitty House, Silver Street, Axminster, Devon, EX13 5AH.

Thursday 3 January

The Death of Stalin Clapton & Wayford Film Society. Pre-booked guest tickets are £4 per film. For more information, to join or to pre-book, please email mickpwilson53@btinternet.com or ring Mick Wilson on 01460 74849 or Di Crawley on 01460 30508.

Beauty and The Beast Sing-a-Long 2pm, £4 Dorchester Arts, The Corn Exchange, High East Street, DT1 1HF 01305 266926 www.dorchesterarts.org.uk. Friday 4 January

Bohemian Rhapsody (12A) 7.30pm Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80 Family of four £22. A foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury. The Beehive, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LZ www.beehivehoniton.co.uk Box office 01404 384050.

Tuesday 8 January

Hotel Salvation (12A) by Shubhashish Bhutiani, India, 2017, 103 minutes, Hindi with English subtitles. A dream convinces 77-year-old Dayanand Kumar that his end could be near. Wanting to die in the holy city of Varanasi his dutiful son, Rajiv, is left with no choice but to drop everything and make the journey with his stubborn father. After checking into Mukti Bhawan (Hotel Salvation) a guesthouse devoted to people to die there, things take unexpected turns. Doors open 7pm for 7.45pm film. Bridport Film Society, Bridort Arts Centre – for more information on how to join and book tickets go to www.bridportfilmsociety.co.uk. Members and guests only. Enrollment can be made by application form obtained from the Art Centre, The Bookshop and other venues.

Thursday 10 January

The Book Shop (PG) 11am and 7.30am. England, 1959. Free-spirited widow Florence Green (Emily Mortimer) risks everything to open a bookshop in a conservative East Anglian coastal town. While bringing about a surprising cultural awakening through works by Ray Bradbury and Vladimir Nabokov, she earns the polite but ruthless opposition of a local grand dame (Patricia Clarkson) and the support and affection of a reclusive book loving widower (Bill Nighy). Bridport Arts Centre wwww.bridport-arts.com.

Friday 11 January

The Big Sick (2017) (15) Written by the star Kumail Najiani and his wife Emily V Gordon, based on their own courtship.  When Emily (grad student) contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail (a Pakistani born cab driver and stand-up comic) finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family’s expectations, and his true feelings. FilmCrew – Crewkerne Community Cinema at Wadham School and starts at 7.30pm. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets are £6 for visitors. Membership is £25 a year for 9 films.

Monday 14 January

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again presented by Moviola in Beaminster Public Hall. Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna. Come and enjoy the evening. 7.30pm (doors open 7pm) Tickets at Yarn Barton 01308 862715 Or ring Elaine on 01308 861746, £5 (in advance) £5.50 (on door).

Mamma Mia!  Here We Go Again (PG) Odcombe Movie Night at 8pm. Village Hall doors open at 7.30pm

Tickets: £5 in advance, £6 on door. Phone: 07934 737104 for tickets.

Thursday 17 January

Finding your Feet 11am Starring: Imelda Staunton, Celia Imrie, Timothy Spall Bridport Arts Centre www.bridport-arts.com.

Friday 18 January

The Last Witness Q&A and screening with Director Piotr Szkopiak and Producer Carol Harding. Set in 1947, and starring Michael Gambon, the film is about a journalist who risks his life to uncover the identity of an Eastern European refugee and his connection to one of Stalin’s most notorious crimes. Certificate 15 £6 advance / £8 on the door 10% off for Theatre Friends. Bar opens 6.30pm Starts 7.30pm. Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis 01297 442138 www.marinetheatre.com.

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society shown by Milborne Movies at Milborne St. Andrew Village Hall Doors and Bar open at 7pm and the film starts at 7.30pm. London, 1946: Juliet (Lily James), a charismatic and free-spirited writer, receives a letter from a member of a mysterious literary club started in Nazi-occupied Guernsey. Her curiosity piqued, Juliet decides to visit the island. There she meets the delightfully eccentric members of the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. This is both an old-fashioned romance and a detective story, all set on the beautiful island of Guernsey, with a wonderful cast of actors led by Lily James.

Monday 21 January

PETERLOO (12A) 154 mins.

This portrayal of the infamous 1819 Peterloo massacre is Mike Leigh’s grandest and most ambitious film yet. Open at 7pm for 7.30 start. There will be no short film. Tickets cost £6 on the door, or £5 beforehand at the village shop. Caroline (cdilke@googlemail.com)

Tuesday 22 January

City of Ghosts (15) by Matthew Heinman, USA, 2017, 91mins, English. A documentary film going behind the scenes in Syria following the citizen journalist collective ‘Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently’. This group film scenes with their smart phones, upload them to YouTube and Social Media, showing the world the true violence and psychopathic hatred of ISIS. Their aim is to debunk the propaganda being disseminated by Islamic State. Doors open 7pm for 7.45pm film. Bridport Film Society, Bridort Arts Centre. For information on how to join and book tickets go to www.bridportfilmsociety.co.uk. Members and guests only. Enrolment can be made by application form from the Art Centre, The Bookshop and other venues.

Friday 25 January

Peterloo (PG-13) Mike Leigh’s new film, set in 1819. £5 advance / £6.50 on the door 10% off for Theatre Friends. Bar opens 6.30pm, starts 7.30pm. Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis 01297 442138 www.marinetheatre.com.