Film Events

THURSDAY 28 NOVEMBER 

NT Live: Present Laughter (12A), 7pm  Andrew Scott (Fleabag) stars in Noël Coward’s provocative comedy Present Laughter. Recorded at The Old Vic, Present Laughter is a reflection on fame, desire and loneliness. Adult £15.30, Student £12.30 The Beehive, Honiton. www.beehivehoniton.co.uk  Box office 01404 384050 

 

FRIDAY 29 NOVEMBER 

‘Forget Me Not – the Alzheimer’s Whodunnit, 7.00 for 7.30pm, an Artsreach event “silly, entertaining and eye-opening, this is terrific theatre” Vancouver Sun, at the village hall, Milborne St Andrew, DT11 0JB; 01258 839230 

 

SATURDAY 30 NOVEMBER 

The Goldfinch (15), 7.30pm  Based on the novel by Donna Tartt and starring Nicole Kidman. A boy in New York is taken in by a wealthy Upper East Side family after his mother is killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Adult £6.80, U16 £5.80  The Beehive, Honiton. www.beehivehoniton.co.uk Box office 01404 384050 

Monday 2 December

Kind Hearts and Coronets  Moviola at 7:30. Public Hall in Beaminster. To book ring Elaine on 01308 861746

Yesterday (cert. 12), romantic comedy directed by Danny Boyle.  Doors 7pm, film 7.30pm, presented by Hawkchurch Film Nights, Hawkchurch Village Hall, EX13 5XW. Tickets £5 in advance from Hawkchurch Community Shop or £6 on the night.

Sometimes Always Never  (12A) Doors open 7:30pm for 8:00pm start – Alan is a stylish tailor with moves as sharp as his suits. He has spent years searching tirelessly for his missing son Michael who stormed out over a game of scrabble. With a body to identify and his family torn apart, Alan must repair the relationship with his youngest son Peter and solve the mystery of an online player who he thinks could be Michael, so he can finally move on and reunite his family. Screening at Odcombe Village Hall. Tickets £5 in advance on 07934 737104, or £6 on the door.

 

Tuesday 3 December

Women at War  Doors open 7pm for 7:45 film. Bridport Film Society, Bridport Arts Centre (Members and guests only; Text only to 07770 261348 guests@bridportfilmsociety.co.uk)

 

Wednesday 4 December

Arthur Christmas. 4pm. Come and join us for the first of our Family Christmas film nights! We’ll provide popcorn and hot chocolate, so all you need to do is bring yourselves and all the onesies, blankets and pillows you need to get comfy. Doors open 4pm the film will start at 4.15pm. We should be finished in time for the younger ones to be put to bed – which we know is important to you parents! Tickets £4.00 per child and Mums and Dads watch for free! For more information visit shirehalldorset.org or call 01305 261849.

Yesterday (12)  A hopeless songwriter wakes up to find he’s the only person who can remember the Fab Four’s hits in a wacky, winning comedy directed by Danny Boyle Moviola screening at Kilmington Village Hall, doors and bar open 6.45pm with the show starting at 7:15 pm. Tickets £5 in advance: 01297 639758 leave contact info to receive acknowledgement. £5.50 at the door. See village web for email contact & film review  https://www.kilmingtonvillage.com/other-organisations.html.

 

Thursday 5 December

10.15 to Minehead   7.15 for 7.30pm, Alan Keene and Anoraks probed the fascinating history of this Line. They filmed on the footplate, on the trains, and on every station. At The Phoenix Hotel, Fore Street, Chard in the Ball Room upstairs. Refreshments available. New members and Guests are welcome. Member £2 Guests £3 For information 01460-66165.

Blackkklansman (15). Presented by Clapton & Wayford Film Society. 7:00 pm doors for 7:30 pm start. Based on the real life story of Colorado Springs’s first African-American police officer who went undercover to infiltrate the Klu Klux Klan. Clapton & Wayford Village Hall. Guest tickets £4. Contact: mickpwilson53@btinternet.com, or ring Mick on 01460 74849 or Di on 01460 30508.

 

Wednesday 11 December

The Grinch. 4pm. Watch out for The Grinch trying to steal Christmas at our family film night! We’ll provide popcorn and hot chocolate, so all you need to do is bring yourselves and all the onesies, blankets and pillows you need to get comfy. Doors open 4pm the film will start at 4.15pm. We should be finished in time for the younger ones to be put to bed – which we know is important to you parents! Tickets £4.00 per child and Mums and Dads watch for free! For more information visit shirehalldorset.org or call 01305 261849.

 

Friday 13 December

Toy Story 4, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Great family film to celebrate the festive season and at a special price of £2 a ticket. Chard Guildhall. Tickets from Barron’s, the PO, Eleos and online at ticketsource/cinechard.

Yesterday (12A).  8pm at The David Hall, South Petherton. A struggling musician realises he’s the only person on earth who can remember The Beatles. Directed by Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire), written by Richard Curtis (Love Actually) and starring Himesh Patel and Lily James. Tickets cost £5 from www.thedavidhall.org.uk or 01460 240 340.

Eaten by Lions  in Tatworth Memorial Hall at 7.30pm. When their parents are eaten by Lions, two half brothers, Omar and Pete embark on a heart warming journey of self-discovery, in Blackpool! The admission charge is £4.50 and the doors open at 7.00pm

 

Wednesday 18 December

Muppet Christmas Carol. 4pm. Come and sing along to one of the best family Christmas films of all time – the Muppet Christmas Carol! We’ll provide popcorn and hot chocolate, so all you need to do is bring yourselves and all the onesies, blankets and pillows you need to get comfy. Doors open 4pm the film will start at 4.15pm. We should be finished in time for the younger ones to be put to bed – which we know is important to you parents! Tickets £4.00 per child and Mums and Dads watch for free! For more information visit shirehalldorset.org or call 01305 261849.

 

Monday 30 December

Scotch – The Golden Dram tells the story of Uisge beatha – Gaelic for “water of life”.   For more than a century, Scotch whisky has been the premier international spirit of choice, enjoyed in more than 200 countries.  Whilst capturing stunning Scottish landscape, the real heart of the film are the characters – the fascinating people who make Scotch whisky, including Jim McEwan, the distiller and master blender. Tickets £5 More info or to book: 01404 831207 or visit www.axminsterheritage.org Doors open 1:30 for 2pm start Axminster Heritage, The Bradshaw Meeting Room, Axminster, Devon, EX13 5AH