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Movies and events at the Rye Kino from Friday March 18 include:

Hail Caesar! [12A] 106 mins   Four-time Oscar-winning filmmakers Joel and Ethan Coen (No Country for Old Men, True Grit, Fargo) write and direct Hail, Caesar!, an all-star comedy set during the latter years of Hollywood’s Golden Age. Narrated by Michael Gambon, starring Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich, Ralph Fiennes, Jonah Hill, Scarlett Johansson, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton and Channing Tatum, Hail, Caesar! follows a single day in the life of a studio fixer who is presented with plenty of problems to fix.

Truth [15] 125 mins   On the morning of September 9, 2004, veteran CBS News producer Mary Mapes believed she had every reason to feel proud of a broadcast journalism job well done – proving that President George W Bush had possibly shirked his duty during his service as a Texas Air National Guard pilot. By the end of the day, Mapes, CBS News, and the venerable CBS News anchor Dan Rather would be under harsh scrutiny. How did attention end up focused on the journalists who questioned the official version of the story? Starring Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford and Dennis Quaid.

The Revenant [15] 156 mins   In an expedition of the uncharted American wilderness, legendary explorer Hugh Glass is brutally attacked by a bear and left for dead. Guided by sheer will and the love of his family, Glass must navigate a vicious winter in a relentless pursuit to live and find redemption. Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter, Paul Anderson and Lukas Haas.

Bridge of Spies [12A] 141 mins  A dramatic thriller set against the backdrop of a series of historic events. This is the story of James Donovan, a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the centre of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot. This is a story inspired by true events that captures the essence of a man who risked everything and vividly brings his personal journey to life. Directed by Steven Spielberg, written by Matt Charman and Ethan and Joel Coen and starring Tom Hanks, Mark Rylance, Scott Shepherd, Sebastian Koch, Alan Alda and Amy Ryan.

Kids Club – Perfect for the School Holidays

KF Panda

Kung Fu Panda 3 (2D) & (3D) [PG] 95 mins   He’s back! Kung Fu Panda returns in DreamWorks Animation’s biggest comedy adventure yet. When Po’s long-lost panda father suddenly reappears, the duo travels to a secret panda paradise to meet scores of hilarious new panda characters. But when the supernatural villain Kai begins to sweep across China defeating all the kung fu masters, Po must do the impossible – learn to train a village full of his fun-loving, clumsy brethren to become the ultimate band of Kung Fu Pandas!

Great children’s films for only £6.50 and for every child ticket bought an adult goes free!  Runs first film at weekends. Grab a Kids Club loyalty card, have it stamped 5 times and get your 6th ticket free!

Kino Arthouse: A selection of the best foreign language and art-house films..  Rams [15] 91 mins SubtitledWinner of the Un Certain Regard prize at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, this charming, stunningly shot drama focuses on two Icelandic sheep farmers whose decades-long feud comes to a head when disaster strikes their flocks. Directed by Grímur Hákonarson and starring Sigurður Sigurjónsson, Theodór Júlíusson and Charlotte Bøving.  All tickets £10.00 which includes a regular glass of wine, a coffee or a soft drink

Special events at Rye Kino to look forward to include:

Boris Godunov  LIVE: Monday March 21 at 7:15pm  Richard Jones and Antonio Pappano renew their creative collaboration with this new production of Musorgsky’s historical masterpiece, here seen in its compact 1869 first version in seven scenes. The composer’s vision of Pushkin’s play about Tsar Boris Godunov – who reigned over Russia between 1598 and 1605 – sees Bryn Terfel’s assumption of the title role – one of the most complex characters in opera – while John Graham-Hall appears as the crafty Prince Shuisky and John Tomlinson as the vagabond monk Varlaam.

The Railway Children: Easter Bank Holiday Monday March 28 at 4pm  Filmed at the National Railway Museum in Yorkshire, this is York Theatre Royal’s Olivier award-winning production of E. Nesbit’s classic family drama featuring the original locomotive from the much-loved 1970 film. Bobbie, Peter and Phyllis are three children whose lives change dramatically when their father is mysteriously taken away. They move from London to a cottage in rural Yorkshire with their mother, where they befriend the local railway porter, Perks, and embark on a magical journey of discovery, friendship and adventure. But the mystery remains – where is Father, and is he ever coming back? – Booking at Rye Kino from 11am Friday February 26  Running time approximately 125 minutes including a 15 minute interval.

Giselle  LIVE BALLET: Wednesday April 6 at 7:15pm  Giselle is the quintessential Romantic classic, a love affair that begins in the real world and continues beyond the grave. The ballet’s title role also offers one of the great challenges of the ballet repertoire, as Giselle transforms from an innocent peasant girl, duped into love, to a forgiving spirit who saves her lover from death. For the ballerina this is a role of two contrasting halves: in Act I she must appear naïve and artless, her dancing alive with an earthy enthusiasm; in Act II she transforms into light and air, her dancing so ethereal as to seem weightless. In Peter Wright’s production, the dual aspect of the ballet is perfectly achieved: the first act dramatized in rich, naturalistic detail and the second with a spectral, moonlit beauty. Starring Marianela Nuñez and Vadim Muntagirov. Composed by Adolphe Adam, revised by Joseph Horovitz and choreographed by Marius Petipa after Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot

Classic world food and film nights in the Silver Room at Kino Rye;  Starts on Thursday 7 April with paella at 7pm followed by Spanish classic thriller The Orphanage at 7:30pm.  Tickets £10 which includes a light supper prepared by our kitchen and a regular drink from the bar. Tickets on sale online, by phone and in person on Monday 21st March at 2.

Lucia di Lammermoor  LIVE OPERA: Monday April 25 at 7:15pm  Lucia di Lammermoor tells the story of an ongoing feud between two families in 17th-century Scotland that has terrible consequences for two young lovers. It contains what is undoubtedly one of opera’s most poignant and gripping mad scenes, and is regarded as one of Donizetti’s finest works. The opera has not been seen at the Royal Opera House in more than a decade, so this new production by Katie Mitchell will be a particularly important and exciting event. Conducted by Daniel Oren and starring Diana Damrau and Charles Castronovo.

Please note that Kino member free tickets cannot be used for Live, NT, RSC, opera, ballet or special events

More details of upcoming features are available from the Kino and Rye Community Centre Film Club websites.

 

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