Let’s go to the movies!

Films showing from Friday, January 20, at Rye Kino

 La La Land [12A] 128 mins
This is the delightful story of Mia, an aspiring actress, and Sebastian, a dedicated jazz musician, struggling to make ends meet while pursuing their dreams in a city known for destroying hopes and breaking hearts. With modern-day Los Angeles as the backdrop, this musical about everyday life explores what is more important: a once-in-a-lifetime love or the spotlight. Winner of seven Golden Globe awards, written and directed by Damien Chazelle (Whiplash) and starring Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, JK Simmons, Rosemarie DeWitt, Amiée Conn and John Legend.

Kino Art House:
The Eagle Huntress [U] 87 mins. Subtitled. Nominated for Best Documentary BAFTA award 
Set against the breathtaking landscape of the Mongolian Altai mountains and featuring some of the most awe-inspiring  cinematography ever captured in a documentary, The Eagle Huntress is the awe-inspiring story of a 13-year-old girl and her quest to become the first female eagle hunter in 12 generations of her Kazakh family. Tickets £10 including a regular glass of wine, coffee or soft drink.

Exhibition on screen
The Curious World Of Hieronymus Bosch  [PG] 90 mins, Monday January 23 at 8pm
Plus Q&A with Phil Grabsky, the award-winning director and producer of the Exhibition on Screen series
Delve into the vivid imagination of a true visionary. Exhibition On Screen’s newest film lets viewers explore the once-in-a-lifetime exhibition which brought Hieronymus Bosch masterpieces from around the world back to his home town in the Netherlands.

The Carer [15] 88mins
Sir Michael Gifford is a grumpy old Shakespearian actor with the beginnings of Parkinson’s who enjoys making life hell for his family and nursing staff. When his daughter employs a young Hungarian drama student as a companion, a touching friendship begins and surprising changes begin to occur. Filmed at Boughton Monchelsea, near Maidstone, and starring Brian Cox, Emilia Fox, Anna Chancellor and Coco Konig.

A United Kingdom [12A] 111 mins
Back by popular demand is this inspiring story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana) and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948. Directed by Amma Asante (Belle) and starring David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike and Jack Davenport.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, 2D [12A] 134 mins
From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves. Directed by Gareth Edwards and starring Felicity Jones, Mads Mikkelsen, Diego Luna, Forest Whitaker, Riz Ahmed and Ben Mendelsohn

Sully: Miracle on the Hudson [12A] 96 mins
On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the “Miracle on the Hudson” when Captain “Sully” Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the icy waters of New York’s Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded by the public and the media for his aviation skill, an investigation was threatening to destroy his reputation and his career. Directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart and Laura Linney.

 Kids’ Club

Trolls, 2D [U] 89 mins
DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls is an irreverent comedy extravaganza with incredible music. From the genius creators of Shrek, Trolls stars Anna Kendrick as Poppy, the optimistic leader of the Trolls, and her polar opposite, Branch, played by Justin Timberlake. Together, this unlikely pair must embark on an adventure that takes them far beyond the only world they’ve ever known.

This runs for the first film at weekends. Grab a Kids’ Club loyalty card, have it stamped five times and get your sixth ticket free.

Forthcoming special events at Rye Kino include:

RSC Encore: The Tempest, Sunday January 22 at 8pm
Simon Russell Beale returns after 20 years in a production directed by Gregory Doran

Il Trovatore, live from the Royal Opera House: Tuesday, January 31 at 7:15pm
International superstars Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Anita Rachvelishvili, Lianna Haroutounian and Gregory Kunde lead a superb cast of world-class singers in this Verdi classic. Il Trovatore is a story of passion and blood, love and vengeance, disaster and murder, and the famous Anvil Chorus is just one of the highlights of Verdi’s exceptionally fine music, which captures the shifting emotions of the drama through impassioned love duets, fiery solos and stirring choruses.

For further information and booking visit Kino Rye or check the quick-view listings page.

Silver Room special events:
Film quiz: Wednesday January 25 at 7:30pm. Tickets £10 including a light supper.

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