Hebden Bridge Picture House | MATINEES

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Sat 1st & Sun 2nd April
Elle Fanning lends her voice to this spirited animation about a young girl following her dreams. In 1879, orphan Félicie hopes to become a ballerina. Leaving rural Brittany for Paris, she finds her way into ballet school where she comes up against harsh training and ruthless classmates. But in mysterious caretaker Odette and young inventor Victor she finds the friends she needs to face her challenges

Fri 7th to Thurs 13th April

Emma Watson (Harry Potter series) is brilliantly cast as Belle in Bill Condon’s gorgeous, sweeping live action remake of Disney’s classic. A young prince (Dan Stevens), imprisoned in the form of a terrifying beast, can be freed only by true love. What may be his only opportunity arrives when Belle arrives in his enchanted castle… An all star cast includes Luke Evans, Ewan McGregor, Ian McKellen and Emma Thompson.

Fri 14th to Thurs 20th April
With an all-star voice cast including Demi Lovato, Mandy Patinkin and Julia Roberts, this animated reboot is an all-new take on the loveable Smurfs. A mysterious map sets Smurfette (Lovato) and her best friends on a thrilling race through the Forbidden Forest, filled with magical creatures, to find a mysterious lost village before the evil wizard Gargamel does.

Fri 21st to Sun 23rd April

Delighting audiences ever since its multi Oscar-winning 1964 release, Robert Stevenson’s nostalgic musical fantasy stars Julie Andrews as Mary Poppins, the world’s most effective nanny – who, hired by George Banks to look after his children, starts teaching them valuable and magical lessons. Full of irresistible songs and an effortlessly perky spirit, Mary Poppins is a true classic.

Sat 29th & Sun 30th April
Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone are terrific in Whiplash director Damien Chazelle’s beguiling musical romance, La La Land. Set in contemporary Hollywood, pianist Seb (Gosling) and wannabe movie star Mia (Stone) fall in love, but find professional success comes at personal cost. Full of smartly choreographed numbers performed with dazzling charisma by its stars, Chazelle’s musical is an undoubted masterpiece.