Film Club

Films start at 7.30 pm prompt (Doors open at 7 pm)

Usually (but not always) shown on the second

Friday of the month.

The admission charge is £5.00.

There will be light snacks and a bar available

For more information and to reserve a place please email Ian on ianthompson93@btinternet.com

Or ring Ian on.. 01434 682 308

Booking is not required but it will help us judge the numbers attending.

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Friday Oct 15th 2021   

The Secret Life of Bees (2008, PG-13, 1hr 54min) [Drama]

 

Winner of 3 Black Reel Awards 2008.

 

Set in South Carolina in the sixties, this is the tale of Lily Owens (Dakota Fanning), a 14-year-old girl who is haunted by the memory of her late mother. To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father T-Ray (Paul Bettany), Lily flees with Rosaleen (Jennifer Hudson), her caregiver and friend, to a South Carolina town that holds the secret to her mother's past. Taken in by the intelligent and independent Boatwright sisters (Queen Latifah, Alicia Keys & Sophie Okonedo), Lily finds solace in their mesmerizing world of beekeeping.

Friday Nov 19th 2021   

Kes (1969, PG-13, 1hr 51 min) [Drama, Family]

BAFTA 1971 Best Director.

 

Bullied at school and ignored and mistreated at home by his indifferent mother and older brother, Billy Casper (David Bradley), a 15-year-old working-class Yorkshire boy, tames and trains his pet kestrel falcon whom he names Kes. Helped and encouraged by his English teacher Mr. Farthing (Colin Welland) and his fellow students, Billy finally finds a positive purpose to his unhappy existence.

 

Friday Dec 10th 2021   

Wild Rose (2018, 15, 1hr 41 min) [Comedy, Drama, Music]

 

Best Film & Best Actress at Scottish BAFTAs 2019.

 

Fresh out of jail after one year’s imprisonment, Rose-Lynn Harlan (Jessie Buckley) - a working-class girl from Glasgow - tries to rectify her chaotic life as she reunites with her children, who have been cared for during her imprisonment by their grandmother Marion (Julie Walters), who openly despises her daughter's lifestyle. A worker in the bakery at a shopping centre, Marion struggles to understand her daughter, who is determined to travel to Nashville to become a famous country singer. Thanks to Marion's good name, Rose-Lynn gets a job as a cleaning lady in the house of Susannah (Sophie Okenodo), an upper-class woman who hears Rose-Lyn singing and decides to help her getl to Nashville by throwing a fund-raising party especially for her.

“Wild Rose” upends your expectations of how a film like this is supposed to play out -- how it should look, how it should sound. It also has the benefit of an electrifying, star-making performance in Jessie Buckley.


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Riding Mill Film Club 2019-2020 Season

PAST  FILMS
 

 
September 13th What we did on our holiday (12A) 
October 11th Lion (PG)
November 8th War Horse (12A)
December 13th Fisherman’s Friends (12A)
January 10th The Angels’ Share (18)

​February 14th About time (12A)