Alternative Film Guide for March

Jackie Brown (Quentin Tarantino 1997)

A follow-up to Pulp Fiction, this gritty comedy boasts a star-studded cast including Samuel L. Jackson and follows the dilemmas facing a stewardess caught up with a shady bunch of drug-dealers.

Showing at Duke of York’s Picturehouse on Monday 27th March @18:00

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Sunshine (Danny Boyle 2007)

‘Trainspotting’ director Danny Boyle’s cult classic sci-fi movie returns to the big screen for its 10th anniversary. A team of astronauts attempts to rejuvenate our dying Sun in 2057 with a nuclear fission bomb.

Showing at Duke of York’s Picturehouse (hosted by The Celluloid Sorceress) on Thursday 16th March 2017 @21:00. Go to: https://www.ourscreen.com/screening/43107 to reserve tickets.

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The King of Comedy (Martin Scorsese 1982)

With some dark comedy moments, this ‘80s movie tells the story of the attempts of a would-be comic (Robert de Niro) to rise to fame, which include stalking his idol.

Showing at Dukes at Komedia on Sunday 19th March 2017 @21:00.

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A Silent Voice (Naoko Yamada 2016)

An animated film with subtitles, ‘A Silent Voice’ is a story of redemption about both the victim of school bullying and her perpetrator.

Showing at Dukes at Komedia Wednesday 15th March 2017 @20:50 and at other cinemas in the city.

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Cameraperson (Kirsten Johnson 2016)

This montage of documentaries spans 25 years of one cinematographer’s experiences. As well as showing a diverse range of people’s lives the world over, it examines the relationship between subject and cameraperson and this very specialised field of film-making.

Showing at Dukes at Komedia Wednesday 8th March 2017 @18:15.

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Article by Lisa O’Connor

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