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Bel Canto (15)

Friday 24th May 2019 - Thursday 30th May 2019

Bel Canto follows a famous soprano who travels to a military dictatorship in South America to give a private concert at a party for a wealthy Japanese industrialist.


Bel Canto (15) – Bringing in Baby

Wednesday 29th May 2019

For parents, grandparents and carers of babies under 12 months to enjoy a sociable trip to the cinema. All tickets £8.50, hot drink included!


The Sisters Brothers (15)

Friday 17th May 2019 - Thursday 23rd May 2019

Jacques Audiard’s (A Prophet, Rust and Bone) English language debut, is a subtle and darkly funny Western about the adventures of two brothers sent to kill a prospector accused of stealing from a crime boss. Darkly witty and delightfully offbeat,


Red Joan (12A)

Friday 17th May 2019 - Thursday 23rd May 2019

Directed by Trevor Nunn, this espionage picture is based on the real-life case of Melita Norwood, a pensioner who was arrested for passing secrets to the KGB over a period of forty years.


Girl (15)

Friday 10th May 2019 - Thursday 16th May 2019

Lara is an adolescent transgender girl from Belgium. Supported by her father, she commences her journey into gender reassignment, yet her teenage impatience and the immense pressures of ballet push her to the brink.


The Road to Sparta + Intro

Thursday 16th May 2019

Runners in the West Country will have their first chance to see this award-winning documentary when it screens at the Plymouth Arts Cinema on May 16 just three days before thousands of people take to the streets for the Plymouth Half Marathon.


Styx (12A)

Friday 10th May 2019 - Wednesday 15th May 2019

Emergency doctor Rieke is on holiday, attempting to fulfil a long-held dream by sailing alone from Gibraltar to Ascension Island in the Atlantic. Her trip drastically changes course when she encounters a damaged boat overloaded with desperate refugee...


The Ponds (12A), shorts programme + Plymouth Sea Swim (for the brave)

Saturday 11th May 2019

Film & Event: join us for a celebration of Wild Swimming. A sea swim from Plymouth Hoe in the morning, followed by a matinee screening of feature documentary The Ponds and a selection of short films.


Wild Rose (15)

Friday 3rd May 2019 - Saturday 11th May 2019

Rose-Lynn Harlan is bursting with raw talent, charisma and cheek. Fresh out of jail and with two young kids, all she wants is to get out of Glasgow and make it as a country singer.


Border (15)

Friday 3rd May 2019 - Thursday 9th May 2019

Prepare for a love story like no other in this audacious Scandinavian fantasy that won the Un Certain Regard prize at Cannes 2018.

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