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Clare Thornton: Materials of Resistance

Friday 1st December 2017 - Saturday 20th January 2018

This exhibition of work by Plymouth-based artist Clare Thornton explores her longstanding interest in folding and falling, and its new means of expression through ceramics and print.


Murder on the Orient Express (12A)

Friday 8th December 2017 - Wednesday 20th December 2017

Book Early: What starts out as a lavish train ride through Europe quickly unfolds into one of the most stylish, suspenseful and thrilling mysteries ever told.


The Florida Project (15)

Friday 15th December 2017 - Wednesday 20th December 2017

Programmer's Pick: Sean Baker’s magical, magnificent follow-up to Tangerine is a story of childhood, set against the backdrop of America’s failed economy.


The Princess Bride (PG)

Thursday 21st December 2017 - Thursday 28th December 2017

A sparkling new print of a family classic that is as good as you remember it. With quotable lines and plenty of swashes to be buckled this will get everyone in the Christmas mood.


It’s a Wonderful Life (U)

Thursday 21st December 2017 - Saturday 23rd December 2017

Guaranteed to bring tears to your eyes and a smile to your face, It's A Wonderful Life is a Christmas tradition that's too good to miss!


Bringing in Baby: The Princess Bride (PG)

Thursday 21st December 2017

Cinema screening for parents, grandparents and carers of babies to enjoy a film without having to worry about baby making too much noise! The bar will be open for drinks and snacks. A hot drink is included in the ticket price.


Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool

Wednesday 27th December 2017 - Thursday 4th January 2018

Book Early: Adapted from Turner’s own memoir of a truly extraordinary relationship, Bening eloquently portrays a woman who will not compromise her professional ambitions or her desire for personal happiness.


In a Lonely Place (PG)

Friday 29th December 2017 - Wednesday 3rd January 2018

This emotionally charged thriller is a brilliant, turbulent mix of suspenseful noir and devastating melodrama, fuelled by powerhouse performances.


Loving Vincent (12A)

Tuesday 2nd January 2018 - Thursday 4th January 2018

Extra Screenings added! The world's first fully painted feature film brings together the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to tell his extraordinary life story.


Relaxed Screening: Loving Vincent

Thursday 4th January 2018

Everyone is welcome to these screenings, but the cinema environment is subtly altered to be friendly for people living with Autism and Dementia and their family, friends and carers.

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