10 Brilliant Films Coming up this Season at The Lightbox

03 March 2017

Forget your chain cinemas with the Hollywood blockbusters - join us in celebrating the great variety that British film has to offer with our brand new season of Film Nights @ The Lightbox!  In keeping with our 10th anniversary celebrations, the theme of the first season is ‘a decade of Great British Cinema’ from 2007 to the present day.

During the Film Nights, Seasons Café will be open late serving a special tapas menu from 5.00pm, with four dishes coming to just £18.50!

Here's a taste of the films coming up this season at The Lightbox...

All screenings start at 8.00pm:





9 March 2017 – Brick Lane (2007)
The film tells the story of Nazneen, who at the age of 17 moved from rural Bangladesh to Brick Lane, London, for an arranged marriage. The film begins 16 years into an unhappy marriage with two daughters, when a young, good-looking man named Karim comes into Nazneen's life. 
Starring: Tannishtha Chatterjee, Satish Kaushik, 
Christopher Simpson
Directed by: Sarah Gavron
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13 April 2017 – Happy Go Lucky (2008)

Poppy is a cheery, colourful North London schoolteacher whose optimism tends to exasperate those around her.
Starring: Sally Hawkins, Alexis Zegerman, Samuel Roukin
Directed by: Mike Leigh
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11 May 2017 – Dorian Gray (2009)
In Victorian England, Dorian Gray is a corrupt young man who somehow keeps his youthful beauty eternally, but a special painting gradually reveals his inner ugliness to all.
Starring: Ben Barnes, Colin Firth, Rebecca Hall
Directed by: Oliver Parker
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8 June 2017 – Another Year (2010)
This film takes a look at four seasons in the lives of a happily married couple and their relationships with their family and friends.
Starring: Jim Broadbent, Ruth Sheen, Lesley Manville
Directed by: Mike Leigh
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13 July 2017 – One Day (2011)
This film tells the story of Dexter and Em who, after spending the night together on the eve of their college graduation, are shown each year on the same date to see where they now are in their lives and if they are still together.
Starring: Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess, Patricia Clarkson
Directed by: Lone Scherfig
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10 August 2017 – Woman in Black (2012)
A young solicitor travels to a remote village where he discovers the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman who is terrorising the locals.
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Janey Mcteer, Ciaran Hinds
Directed by: James Watkins
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21 September 2017 – Locke (2013)*
This film tells the story of Ivan Locke, a dedicated family man and successful construction manager, who receives a phone call on the eve of the biggest challenge of his career. This sets in motion a series of events that threaten his carefully cultivated existence.
Starring: Tom Hardy, Olivia Colman, Ruth Wilson
Directed by: Steven Knight
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*The screening of Locke is on the 3rd Thursday of the month to accommodate our Anniversary Lecture.


12 October 2017 – The Imitation Game (2014)
This film tells the story of brilliant mathematician Alan Turing, who, during World War II, tries to crack the enigma code with the help from his fellow mathematicians.
Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightly, Matthew Goode
Directed by: Morten Tyldum
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9 November 2017 – The Legend of Barney Thomson (2015)
Barney Thomson is an awkward, diffident Glasgow barber, who lives a life of desperate mediocrity. However, his uninteresting life is about to go from 0 to 60 in five seconds, as he enters the grotesque and comically absurd world of a serial killer.
Starring: Robert Carlyle, Emma Thompson, Ray Winstone
Directed by: Robert Carlyle
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14 December 2017 – Dad’s Army (2016)
Adapted from the popular classic TV program, this film tell the story of the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard platoon who have to deal with a visiting female journalist and a German spy as World War II draws to its conclusion.
Starring: Mark Tandy, Russell Balogh, Andrew Havill
Directed by: Oliver Parker
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Advance book required | £8 for a standard ticket, £6 Friends

Special introductory offer: Get 10% off when booking all 10 screenings!
To book this special introductory offer please call 01483 737800 or visit The Lightbox Reception. This offer cannot be booked via the website.

 

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