Main Programme 2018
Our Main Programme brings the latest popular films to Crowborough. All films are screened in the Main Hall of the Crowborough Centre on a Friday evening starting at 8:00 p.m. The bar opens at 7:00 p.m. giving you time to relax among friends before the screening and the Gallery cafe offers excellent meal choices before the film at 6:00 p.m.
January - June 2018
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    Bill
    12th January 2018
    What really happened during Shakespeare's 'Lost Years'? When terrible lute player and general layabout 'Bill' Shakespeare loses his job with a Stratford-upon-Avon band, he tells his unimpressed wife that he’s determined to seek his fortune, with hilarious consequences. There, he struggles for recognition, becoming entangled with a tricksy Christopher Marlowe, a plot to kill Elizabeth I, and the drunken self-serving Earl of Croydon. Starring Mathew Baynton, Ben Willbond, Martha Howe-Douglas, Simon Farnaby and Helen McCrory.
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    Their Finest
    9th February 2018
    In 1940, the Ministry of Information turns to propaganda films to boost morale at home. The ministry hires Catrin Cole as a scriptwriter and her natural flair quickly gets her noticed by cynical, witty lead scriptwriter Buckley. Catrin and Buckley set out to make an epic feature film based on the Dunkirk rescue starring the gloriously vain, former matinee idol, Ambrose Hilliard. Catrin, Buckley and their crew work to make a film that will warm the hearts of the public. Starring: Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin and Bill Nighy.
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    Sully
    9th March 2018
    On January 15th, 2009, Capt. Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger makes an emergency landing in New York's Hudson River after US Airways Flight 1549 strikes a flock of geese. Miraculously, all of the 155 passengers and crew survive the harrowing ordeal, and Sullenberger becomes a national hero in the eyes of the public and the media. Despite the accolades, the famed pilot now faces an investigation that threatens to destroy his career and reputation. Starring: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart and Laura Linney.
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    My Cousin Rachel
    13th April 2018
    Philip is a young Englishman who finds his cousin Ambrose dead after travelling to Florence, Italy. He vows revenge against Ambrose's missing wife Rachel, blaming her for his untimely demise. When Philip meets Rachel for the first time, his mood suddenly changes as he finds himself falling for her seductive charm and beauty. As his obsession for her grows, Rachel now hatches a scheme to win back her late husband's estate from the unsuspecting Philip. Starring: Rachel Weisz, Sam Claflin and Holliday Grainger.
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    Dunkirk
    18th May 2018
    The World War II thriller about the evacuation of Allied troops from the French city of Dunkirk. In May 1940, Germany advanced into France, trapping Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. Under air and ground cover from British and French forces, troops were slowly and methodically evacuated from the beach using every serviceable naval and civilian vessel that could be found. At the end of this heroic mission, 330,000 French, British, Belgian and Dutch soldiers were safely evacuated. Starring: Tom Hardy, Kenneth Branagh and Mark Rylance.
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    Oscar Choice
    8th June 2018
    The first Academy Awards ceremony, honouring cinematic achievements, took place in 1929 with the 90th taking place in February 2017. The statuette, officially the Academy Award of Merit, is best known by the nickname Oscar. The choice for June 2017 will be based on one of the outstanding Oscar winning films of the previous year. In 2017 we showed ‘La La Land’ which won several Oscars.
July - December 2018
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    Victoria and Abdul
    13th July 2018
    When Abdul Karim, a young clerk, travels from India to participate in the Queen’s Golden Jubilee, he is surprised to find favour with the Queen herself. As the Queen questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely alliance with a loyalty to one another that her household all attempt to destroy. As the friendship deepens, the Queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes and reclaims her humanity. Starring Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Eddie Izzard, Adeel Akhtar and Michael Gambon.
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    Queen of Katwe
    10th August 2018
    A biographical drama film based on how a Ugandan girl sees her life change rapidly after being introduced to chess. L iving in the slum of Katwe in Kampala, Uganda, is a constant struggle for 10-year-old Phiona and her family. She meets Robert Katende, a missionary who teaches children how to play chess. Phiona becomes fascinated with the game and soon becomes a top player under Katende's guidance. Her success in local competitions and tournaments opens the door to a bright future and a golden chance to escape from a life of poverty. Starring: Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong'o
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    Me Before You
    14th September 2018
    Young and quirky Louisa ‘Lou’ Clark moves from one job to the next to help her family make ends meet. Her cheerful attitude is put to the test when she becomes a caregiver for Will Traynor, a wealthy young banker left paralysed from an accident two years’ earlier. Will's cynical outlook starts to change when Louisa shows him that life is worth living. As their bond deepens, their lives and hearts change in ways neither one could have imagined. Starring: Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin, Janet McTeer and Jenna Coleman.
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    Hidden Figures
    12th October 2018
    The incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson, brilliant African-American women working at NASA. The women served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation's confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big. Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe.
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    Limehouse Golem
    9th November 2018
    Victorian London is gripped with fear as a serial killer is on the loose and leaving cryptic messages written in the blood of his victims. With few leads and increasing public pressure, Scotland Yard assigns the case to Inspector Kildare, a seasoned detective who has a sneaking suspicion that he's being set up to fail. Faced with a long list of suspects, Kildare must rely on help from a witness to stop the murders and bring the maniac to justice. Starring: Olivia Cooke, Bill Nighy and Eddie Marsan.
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    Member's Choice
    7th December 2018
    Our film this month will be chosen by our Film Club members. A shortlist, based on member's suggestions, will be announced in August and Members can vote for their favourite with the winner announced at the September screening. Ideas for the shortlist are invited throughout the year; please email us with your recommendation.