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Autumn 2017

 

The Night Of The Shooting Stars

15 | Italy | 1981 | Italian
Drama, Romance, War
Director: Paolo Taviani & Vittorio Taviani
Date Shown: Wednesday 11 October 2017

Directed by the celebrated Taviani brothers, this extraordinary film tells of a Tuscan village struggling against Nazi oppression during the final days of World War II. Winner of the Jury Prize at Cannes.


Anomalisa

15 | USA | 2016 | English
Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director: Duke Johnson & Charlie Kaufman
Date Shown: Wednesday 25 October 2017

From Charlie Kaufman ("Being John Malkovich") comes an exquisite piece of puppetry. At once funny, real, and tender, this is a remarkable film about a motivational speaker bereft of his own motivation.


Meek's Cutoff

PG | USA | 2011 | English
Drama, Western
Director: Kelly Reichardt
Date Shown: Wednesday 22 November 2017

Acclaimed US independent film maker Kelly Reichardt directs a bleak, enigmatic and masterful western about families on the Oregon trail: running low on supplies they have to decide who they can trust to lead them to safety...


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