Hebden Bridge Picture House | FILMS SHOWING

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Sat 29th and Sun 30th November
The second in a trilogy of films adapting the enduringly popular masterpiece The Hobbit, by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug continues the adventures of the title character Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman) as he journeys with the Wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and thirteen Dwarves, led by Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) on an epic quest to reclaim the lost Dwarf Kingdom of Erebor.

Fri 5th – Mon 8th and Thurs 11th December
Maggie Smith stars in Israel Horovitz’s directorial debut. A wistful,  charming comedy-drama about New Yorker Mathias (Kevin Kline), a failed playwright, divorcé and recovering alcoholic.

Sun 7th December
One of the most significant British artists of the last 40 years, David Hockney gives unprecedented access to his personal archive of photographs and film in this supremely illuminating documentary.

Weds 10th and Thurs 11th December
From Andrey Zvyagintsev, critically-lauded director of Golden Lion winner The Return, comes this astounding new drama, a searing indictment of corruption and aggression in contemporary Russia.

Sun 14th and Thurs 18th December
Photographer Elaine Constantine’s debut focuses on the musical phenomenon that swept the north of England’s youth culture in the 60s and 70s. It’s an authentic, uplifting drama about two friends whose horizons are expanded by their discovery of black American soul music, with supporting turns from Steve Coogan, Lisa Stansfield and Ricky Tomlinson amongst others.