WHAT'S ON

MRS LOWRY AND SON + LOOKING AT LOWRY WITH TIMOTHY SPALL

Fri 13th to Thu 19th Sept (excl. Weds 18th)
Beloved British artist L.S. Lowry (Timothy Spall) lived all his life with his over-bearing mother Elizabeth (Vanessa Redgrave). Bed-ridden and bitter, Elizabeth actively tried to dissuade her bachelor son from pursuing his artistic ambitions, whilst never failing to voice her opinion at what a disappointment he was to her.

FOR SAMA

Sun 15th, Wed 18th & Thu 19th September
A love letter from a young mother to her daughter, the film tells the story of Waad al-Kateab’s life through five years of the uprising in Aleppo, Syria as she falls in love, gets married and gives birth to Sama, all while cataclysmic conflict rises around her.

PHOTOGRAPH

Tues 17th September
The latest from writer-director Ritesh Batra (The Lunchbox), Photograph is a charming tale of unlikely romance set against the vibrant backdrop of contemporary Mumbai. Rafi (Nawazuddin Siddiqui) is a struggling street photographer who takes tourist portraits at the Gateway of India.

THE SOUVENIR

Fri 20th, Sat 21st & Tues 24th to Thurs 26th September
Julie, a young, quietly ambitious film student (Honor Swinton Byrne) embarks on her first serious love affair with the mysterious Anthony (Tom Burke). She’s trying to develop a documentary project set in working-class Sunderland, a
community at odds with her own moneyed background, and also based around a boy called Tony

ASTERIX: THE SECRET OF THE MAGIC POTION

Sat 21st & Sun 22nd September
On the 60th anniversary of the popular French comic book series, Asterix and Obelix embark on a quest across Gaul looking for a young druid worthy of learning the secret of the magic potion – a formula which has long helped to keep the Gaulish village safe against Julius Cesar and his invading army.

TEATIME CLASSICS: NOTORIOUS

Sat 21st September
In one of Alfred Hitchcock’s darkest thrillers, a traitor’s daughter is engaged by an American agent to get close to one of her father’s Nazi associates. As a deadly plot begins to emerge, her safety is compromised as suspicions arise, with potentially deadly consequences. Notorious is among Hitchcock’s most thrilling and tense films.

SOLIDARITY WITH DIRECTOR Q&A

Sun 22nd September
Blacklisting in the UK construction industry impacted thousands of workers who were labelled ‘troublemakers’ for speaking out and secretively denied employment. Activists uncovered alarming links between workplace blacklisting and undercover policing. Solidarity attentively follows meetings between activists and law students, brought together for the film, revealing the determination of a community working together to find a route to justice. Stay after the film for an audience Q&A with director Lucy Parker.

SURREAL REELS: BAIT

Sun 22nd & Mon 23rd September
Modern-day Cornish fisherman Martin is struggling to buy a boat while coping with family rivalry and the influx of London money, Airbnb and stag parties to his harbour village.

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS

Thurs 26th September
Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from host of the The Late Late Show, James Corden, the hilarious West End and Broadway hit One Man, Two Guvnors returns to cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.

THE LION KING

Sat 28th to Sun 29th September
The all-star cast includes Donald Glover as Simba, Beyoncé Knowles-Carter as Nala, James Earl Jones as Mufasa, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Scar, Seth Rogen as Pumbaa and Billy Eichner as Timon. Utilizing pioneering filmmaking techniques to bring treasured characters to life in a whole new way.

HAIL SATAN?

Sun 29th September
Chronicling the extraordinary rise of one of the most colourful and controversial religious movements in American history, Hail Satan? is an inspiring and entertaining new feature documentary from acclaimed director Penny Lane (Nuts!, Our Nixon).

WISE CHILDREN

Thurs 3rd October
Multi-award-winning director Emma Rice brings her unique, exuberantly impish vision to Angela Carter’s great last novel in this brand-new theatre production. A big, bawdy tangle of theatrical joy and heartbreak, Wise Children is a celebration of show business, family, forgiveness and hope, with a generous dash of Shakespeare, scandal and mischief, taking the audience on a rollercoaster ride of emotion.