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Open Air Cinema Preview: ‘The Piano’ – a seminal, ground-breaking and thoroughly defiant film

Thursday 5th July 2018

Plymouth Arts Centre’s Film Programmer Anna Navas introduces us to The Piano, which begins our Open Air Cinema season on July 20th at Tinside Lido.

This summer, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its release, the Independent Cinema Office is re-releasing The Piano. Given that Jane Campion is still, … Continue Reading

In Pictures: Rose Wylie, History Painting

Wednesday 18th April 2018

History Painting: Rose Wylie

Plymouth Arts Centre and The Gallery at Plymouth College Of Art present a multisite exhibition by internationally renowned painter Rose Wylie. As part of History Painting, Wylie presents a cycle of new work about the Mayflower voyage, made between 2015-17 for this exhibition. These paintings draw … Continue Reading

Reclaim the Frame at Plymouth Arts Centre

Wednesday 11th April 2018

Read on to find out more about this exciting new programme, launched at Plymouth Arts Centre, designed to build a local and national network of film fans supporting women in film!
To join us in supporting women in film, sign up here – it’s free and in return you’ll receive … Continue Reading

Review: Blade Runner 2049 – ‘outstanding, high-concept, blockbuster sci-fi’

Tuesday 14th November 2017

Blade Runner 2049 is showing until 16 November. Review by Nigel Watson

[Warning – mild spoilers]
The world of 2049 is an extraordinary place. It’s like an alien planet with vast areas of industrialised farming, rusting monuments to former industrial marvels and the city of Los Angeles a crowded … Continue Reading

Back To Burgundy Review: ‘sit back, take it easy and enjoy the mood of a peaceful film.’

Tuesday 17th October 2017

Back to Burgundy is an insight into rural France’s viticulture and the effect that has on families who spend lives dedicated to harvesting and producing wine.

Natasha Marler reveiws the film, which is showing in our cinema until 19 October.

The film opens with panoramic views of the changing and … Continue Reading

Plymouth Film Festival Reviewed

Wednesday 7th June 2017


The Fourth annual Plymouth Film Festival was hosted at Plymouth Arts Centre on May 27-28 2017, showcasing a collection of world-class short films and features. With a range of categories such as You Only Live Once, Family Affairs and Random Acts featuring a diverse set of genres, the PFF audience … Continue Reading

Film Review: Hidden Figures “You’ll be researching the ins and outs of this incredible true story long after you have left the cinema.”

Tuesday 11th April 2017

Ben Cherry reviews Hidden Figures, showing in our cinema until Thursday 13 April.

The Best Picture Oscar nominations this year were a decidedly more diverse selection of films than last year’s Oscar race. As a result of the ‘Oscars So White’ controversy the Academy included films that told stories from … Continue Reading

Film Review: Son of Saul

Tuesday 7th June 2016

The winner of this year’s Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, ‘Son of Saul’ tells the story of Saul Auslander, a Hungarian Jew working at Auschwitz as a Sonderkommando.