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Gillian Anderson and Lily James lead in All About Eve, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London. All About Eve tells the story of Margo Channing. Legend. True star of the theatre. The spotlight is hers, always has been. But now there’s Eve. Her biggest fan. Young, beautiful Eve. The golden girl, the girl next door. Lifting the curtain on a world of jealousy and ambition, this new production, from one of the world's most innovative theatre directors, Ivo van Hove, asks why our fascination with celebrity, youth and identity never seems to get old.
Days of Future / PastAdapted from Philip K Dick's novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Harrison Ford excels as the world weary detective Rick Deckard hunting down mutinous, murderous replicants in an oppressive futuristic cosmopolis.
Join us in 2019 - the year Blade Runner is originally set - to explore the themes of artificial intelligence, robotics and humanity which underpin the film, and which are starting to move from science fiction to science fact.
The screening will be followed by a panel discussion on the ethics of Robotics and A.I.
Dr. Alex Smith is a Research Associate at the Bristol Robotics Laboratory (BRL), currently working under the National Centre for Nuclear Robotics (NCNR). His background is in control theory, particularly biomimetic motor control for human-robot interaction. He is a member of the Embodied Cognition for Human-Robot Interaction (ECHOS) research group at the BRL.
Based at Bristol Robotics Lab (BRL), Katie's work focuses on the applications of social robots in positive settings such as physical therapy. Her published work has covered aspects such as the impact of emotional portrayal through robot voice and motion.
Dr Kate Devlin
Kate is Senior Lecturer in Social and Cultural Artificial Intelligence, King’s College London. Coming from an Arts and Humanities background, Kate’s work investigates how people interact with and react to technology, to understand how emerging and future technologies will affect us and the society in which we live. Her recent research has focused on cognition, sexuality and intimacy and how these might be incorporated into cognitive systems. This formed the topic of her new book, Turned On: Science, Sex and Robots (Bloomsbury, 2018).
Screening as part of Days of Future / Past - a series of events and screenings aiming to explore the impact and consequence of popular science fiction ideas in today's world.
Screening from a new 4K transfer
Winning acting and directing awards, the uneasy reunion of Yusuf, released from juvenile prison, and his feckless older brother is largely set around a seedy motelon the highway to Iran, well caught by the sharp wide-screen camera-work.
A programme of 4 films from one of the most prolific producers of short comedy films.
Live soundtrack performed on our 1936 Compton cinema organ by Donald MacKenzie
Charley Chase in Mighty Like A Moose - 1926
Max Davidson, James Finlayson, Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy starring in Call of the Cuckoos - 1927
Harold Lloyd in Never Weaken - 1921
Laurel & Hardy in Two Tars - 1928
Tickets just £5 for children under 16
Spectacular re-telling of the exploits of one of WW2's most famous spies. In the Brtish Embassy in neutral Ankara, Ilyas Bazna - Code name 'Cicero'- was working as a butler - but for whom, really?
A spoiled rich girl escapes from her millionaire father, who wants to stop her from marrying a worthless playboy. En route to New York, she gets involved with an out-of-work newsman. When their bus breaks down, the bickering couple sets off on a madcap hitchhiking expedition.
Embarrassed by his girlfriend’s lack of sophistication, a boorish tycoon hires a personal tutor to teach his lover proper etiquette. His ill-judged home improvements backfire when pupil and teacher start to fall for one another, and his corrupt business-dealings begin to unravel.
Psychology at the Movies
From highly acclaimed director Gus Van Sant this triumphant story was nominated for 9 Academy Awards - winning Oscars for Robin Williams, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck and also features nominee Minnie Driver. Will Hunting (Damon) is a headstrong, working-class genius. After one too many run-ins with the law, Will's last chance is a psychology professor (Williams).
The screening will be followed by an audience discussion led by Dr Raj Persaud, Psychiatrist, Broadcaster, Author and co- author of the forthcoming book The Streetwise Guide to Mental Health.
Award-winning mystical drama, beautifully filmed in Adana, to which Mahir returns to help with the orange harvest. He is startled to meet Halef, who believes he is the incarnation of Mahir's dead brother.
Kids Kino Club - tickets just £3 for kids and £5 for accompanying adults
Six years after the events of Wreck-It Ralph, Ralph and Vanellope, now friends, discover a wi-fi router in their arcade, leading them into a new adventure.
Nominated for the Best Animated Feature Oscar
Matinee Classics - tickets just £1.75 for the over-55s
A conman gets mixed up with a group of thieves who plan to rob an Istanbul museum to retrieve a jewelled dagger.
Presented in conjunction with the Turkish Film Weekend.
Striking directorial debut - already prized at Istanbul and Moscow Festivals- showing the struggles of a farming family caught between feudal traditions and modern developments