Film Events

Saturday 29 April

Arrival Oscar-nominated screening of Denis Villeneuve’s novel. Martock Film Nights. 7pm for 7.30pm in Martock Parish Hall. Drinks and snack bar. £5.50 or £5 in advance  01935 826457.

Wednesday 3 May

A Street Cat Named Bob Film of James Bowen’s international best-selling book. Screening at Kilmington Village Hall, doors and bar open 6.45pm with the show starting at 7.15pm. Tickets £5 in advance or £5.50 at the door. See village web for pre-booking & film information: www.Kilmingtonvillage.com/moviola.htm or Tel: 01297 32335.

Friday 5 May

Interstellar (12A) 7.30pm Tickets £4. Cooper is a pilot-turned-farmer who’s recruited for an intergalactic mission to find humanity a new home. The Beehive, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LZ www.beehivehoniton.co.uk Box office 01404 384050.

Friday 12 May

Petherton Picture Show at 8pm. For details, please visit www.thedavidhall.org.uk or www.pethertonpictureshow.com or call 01460 240 340.

Moonlight (15) 7.30pm Tickets Adult £6.50, U16 £5.50. Oscar Winner for Best Picture. A chronicle of the childhood, adolescence and burgeoning adulthood of a young black man growing up in a rough neighbourhood of Miami. The Beehive, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LZ www.beehivehoniton.co.uk Box office 01404 384050.

The Lego Batman Film (U). CineChard, The Guildhall Chard. The 2nd Friday of every month; 7pm (doors at 6.30pm) Tickets available in advance from Eleos, Barron’s and the Post Office for £5 for adults and £2.50 for children, or £6 and £3 on the night. Refreshments available.

Saturday 13 May

A United Kingdom (12A) Hinton St. George ‘Flix in the Stix’ in the Hinton Village Hall at 7.30pm. Tickets £5 in advance from the Village Shop and Dorothy’s Tea Room, or £5.50p on the door.  To reserve Tickets please contact Bob Kefford on 01460 72563. The film of a true love story from 1947 when the King of Botswana, whilst studying law in London, met Ruth Williams, a British office worker. They appeared a perfect match but their proposed marriage was challenged not only by their families but by the British and South African governments. South Africa had recently introduced the policy of apartheid and found the notion of a biracial couple ruling a neighbouring country intolerable. Political and diplomatic tensions followed with diamonds thrown into the mix too. Will love conquer all?

Collateral Beauty (12A) Will Smith, Edward Norton and Kiera Knightley star, with Helen Mirren and Kate Winslet. Picnic Film Night at The Gateway, Seaton. Licensed bar. Doors open 6.30pm and you can bring food for your table. If you simply want to watch the film it starts at 7.30pm. Tickets £5 from The Gateway Box Office 01297 625699, open Mon-Fri 10am – 4pm, Sat 10am – 1pm. (Charge for card payment).

The Time of Their Lives (12A) 7.30pm Tickets Adult £6.50, U16 £5.50 Family of four £20. A feel-good character-driven comedy starring Dame Joan Collins, Pauline Collins, and Italian heartthrob Franco Nero. Former Hollywood siren Helen flees a retirement home & sets off on a road trip. The Beehive, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LZ www.beehivehoniton.co.uk Box office 01404 384050.

Sunday 14 May

Comrades by Bill Douglas – Cape Farwell. The last film made by Douglas in which the inspiring story of the Tolpuddle Martyrs is told.7.30pm, £6/£5/£4/£3. Bridport Arts Centre, South Street, Bridport, Dorset, DT6 3NR. Open, Tues-Sat: 10-4. 01308 424204. www.bridport-arts.com.

Friday 19 May

The King and I Presented by Moviola in the Beaminster Public Hall. For Dementia Awareness Week, starring Deborah Kerr and Yul Brynner. Come and enjoy the 1956 Rodgers & Hammerstein classic. 6pm (doors open 5.30pm). Tickets at Yarn Barton 01308 862715, Weekdays 9.30am – 12.30pm & Saturdays 9.30am – 1pm. Or ring Elaine on 01308 861746.

La La Land (12A) at The Gateway, Seaton. Licensed bar. Doors open 6.30pm and you can bring food for your table. If you simply want to watch the film it starts at 7.30pm. Tickets £5 from The Gateway Box Office 01297 625699, open Mon-Fri 10am – 4pm, Sat 10am – 1pm. (Charge for card payment).

Monday 22 May

Lion screened by Beer Film Society. Doors open at 7pm for 7.30pm screening. Bar, raffle and ice cream. Members £3.50; Non members £5. All welcome.

Thursday 25 May

Alfred Hitchcock’s Marnie (PG) Classic Cinema in the Afternoon at The Gateway, Seaton. Tippi Hedren and Sean Connery star. Doors open 1.30pm. Tickets £4 inc. tea/coffee from The Gateway Box Office 01297 625699, open Mon-Fri 10am – 4pm, Sat 10am – 1pm. (Charge for card payment).

Friday 26 May

Mary Poppins (U) 2pm £3.50. 1964 Film Musical starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke. A dementia friendly screening for all. Come along and enjoy this classic treat. The Beehive, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LZ www.beehivehoniton.co.uk Box office 01404 384050.

Members’ Choice This film, the last of the season, will be chosen at the April show by members of FilmCrew.  AGM (with complimentary drinks) will take place after the film. The Crewkerne and District Community Cinema, Wadham School, Mount Pleasant, Crewkerne TA18 7NT. Admission begins and refreshments from 7pm; films start at 7.30pm. www.crekernefilm.wordpress.com. Admission for the year – £25. Membership call Joan Clemow 01935 822656 or otherwise Rick Canning 01460 271215.

Lion (PG) at The Gateway, Seaton. Licensed bar. Doors open 6.30pm and you can bring food for your table. If you simply want to watch the film it starts at 7.30pm. Tickets £5 from The Gateway Box Office 01297 625699, open Mon-Fri 10am – 4pm, Sat 10am – 1pm. (Charge for card payment).

Petherton Picture Show at 8pm. For details, please visit www.thedavidhall.org.uk or www.pethertonpictureshow.com or call 01460 240 340. The David Hall, Roundwell Street, South Petherton, TA13 5AA. www.thedavidhall.org.uk, 01460 240340, boxoffice@thedavidhall.org.uk.

Lion (Cert PG) shown by T & F Movies in Tatworth Memorial Hall at 8pm. Doors open at 7.15pm Entry is £4.

Saturday 27 May

Beauty and The Beast (PG) 5pm & 7.30pm Tickets Adult £6.50, U16 £5.50 Family of four £20. Belle (Emma Watson) is forced to live with a Beast (Dan Stevens) in this live-action retelling of the 1991 blockbuster. The Beehive, Dowell Street, Honiton EX14 1LZ www.beehivehoniton.co.uk Box office 01404 384050.

Tuesday 30 May

The Light Between Oceans (2016, 12A) Axminster Heritage Centre. Film starts at 2pm, doors open at 1.30pm. Tickets £4 plus refreshments, advance booking on 01404 831207.