Our Film Listings

Not only do we offer a main season of 16 films, shown on alternate Fridays from September to April, but also several extra films.


All films are shown at the Hive, 5 Belmont, Shrewsbury SY1 1TE. Tickets are £6 on the door.
Films start at 8pm with the bar open from 7:30pm.
Sunday films start at 4pm, with the bar open from 3.30pm.

Thirty advance tickets are available from the Hive, either online via their website or by dropping in (Tuesday to Friday). Some of our films are very popular so if you choose to turn up on the night, try to get there early to avoid disappointment.

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Friday 21 September 2018


The Party

15 | UK | 2017 | English
Comedy, Drama
Director: Sally Potter
Included in Main Season
Love, friendship and political convictions all unravel in this hilarious modern comedy. The all-star cast is led by Kirsten Scott-Thomas and Timothy Spall.
+ Partie de Campagne (France, 1936, 39 mins, cert PG)

Wednesday 26 September 2018



15 | UK | 1968 | English
Director: Lindsay Anderson

We are grateful for funding from Film Hub Midlands which supports these shows
The classic story of rebellion at an English public school, starring Malcolm McDowell.
+ The Sixth Side of the Pentagon (France, 1968, subtitled, 27 mins)

Friday 5 October 2018


The Nile Hilton Incident

12 | Egypt | 2017 | Arabic
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director: Tarik Saleh
Included in Main Season
A detective investigating a murder in the capital's hotel starts to uncover layers of corruption and intrigue on the eve of the 2011 Tahrir Square uprising.
+ Windows (UK, 1975, 8 mins)

Wednesday 10 October 2018


La Grande Illusion

U | France | 1937 | French, German, English, Russian
Director: Jean Renoir

Jean Renoir's famous anti-war film follows French PoWs during the First World War. An enduring masterpiece.

Friday 19 October 2018


The Square

15 | Sweden | 2017 | English, Swedish, Danish
Comedy, Drama
Director: Ruben Östlund
Included in Main Season
A daring new installation at a Stockholm art gallery is at the centre of this remarkable satire on art, culture and digital communications. Winner of the Palme d'Or at Cannes, 2017.

Wednesday 24 October 2018


Milou in May

15 | France | 1990 | French
Comedy, Romance
Director: Louis Malle

We are grateful for funding from Film Hub Midlands which supports these shows
The events of Paris, May '68, are seen in a different light from the countryside.

Friday 2 November 2018


A Fantastic Woman

15 | Chile | 2017 | Spanish
Director: Sebastián Lelio
Included in Main Season
Her partner's death throws Marina's life into turmoil - faced with the threat of losing everything, she fights back. Best Foreign Language Film Oscar 2018.
+ A Boring Afternoon (Czechoslovakia, 1962, 13 mins)

Friday 16 November 2018


A Very Long Engagement

15 | France | 2004 | French
Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet
Included in Main Season
From the director and star of Amelie, this is the remarkable story of one woman's journey to discover the truth behind her lover's death on the battlefields of the First World War.

Wednesday 21 November 2018


The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner

12 | UK | 1962 | English
Director: Tony Richardson

We are grateful for funding from Film Hub Midlands which supports these shows
Tom Courtney gives a remarkable performance as the youth with a mind of his own in this classic 1960s piece of social-realism.

Friday 30 November 2018


The Florida Project

15 | USA | 2017 | English
Director: Sean Baker
Included in Main Season
In a motel across the road from Disneyland, the innocence of childhood is tested by social divides. Caretaker William Dafoe finds his match in precocious six year-old Moonee, her playmates, and her unconventional mother.

Friday 14 December 2018


The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

15 | France | 1964 | French
Drama, Musical, Romance
Director: Jacques Demy
Included in Main Season
Our Christmas film is one of the greatest of all film musicals, starring Catherine Deneuve and scored by Michel Legrand.

Wednesday 19 December 2018


Saturday Night and Sunday Morning

PG | UK | 1960 | English
Director: Karel Reisz

We are grateful for funding from Film Hub Midlands which supports these shows
Albert Finney still thrills with his anti-establishment energy in this grittily realistic story of working-class life in Nottingham.

Friday 4 January 2019


In Between

15 | Israel | 2016 | Hebrew/ Arabic
Director: Maysaloun Hamoud
Included in Main Season
Three young Palestinian-Israeli women - a devout student, a club DJ, and a successful aspiring lawyer - learn to live together.
+ The Heart Of Britain (UK, 1941, 10 mins)

Friday 18 January 2019


I Am Not a Witch

12 | Zambia | 2017 | Nyanja, English
Director: Rungano Nyoni
Included in Main Season
When nine-year-old Shula is stigmatised as a witch in her village, she determines to plot her own course in life.
+ Un Chien Andalou (Spain, 1929, 16 mins)

Friday 1 February 2019


Lift to the Scaffold

PG | France | 1957 | French
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director: Louis Malle
Included in Main Season
Louis Malle's debut is a gripping thriller with a unique alibi and a gorgeous soundtrack from Miles Davies.
+ Momma Don't Allow (UK, 1956,22 mins)

Friday 15 February 2019



PG | Turkey | 2010 | Turkish
Director: Semih Kaplanoglu
Included in Main Season
A beautiful, gentle film about family love and the mysteries of nature set in the remote Turkish countryside. Winner of the best film award at the Berlin Film Festival.

Friday 1 March 2019



TBC | Japan | 2017 | Japanese
Crime, Drama
Director: Hirokazu Koreeda
Included in Main Season
A Tokyo family rely on shoplifting to keep themselves out of poverty. This is an outstanding domestic drama from the director of Like Father, Like Son and I Wish that is sure to steal your heart!

Friday 15 March 2019


El Sur

PG | Spain | 1985 | Spanish
Drama, Romance
Director: Víctor Erice
Included in Main Season
This delicate, mysterious film follows Estrella revisiting her childhood home in 1950s Northern Spain. Widely regarded as one of the best ever Spanish films.
+ Cigarettes and Coffee (Romania, 2004, 15 mins)

Friday 29 March 2019



15 | Russia | 2017 | Russian
Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev
Included in Main Season
Winner of the Jury Prize at Cannes 2017, this is another dazzling personal, family and national drama from Andrei Zvyagintsev, the director of Leviathan.

Friday 12 April 2019


Human Flow

12 | China | 2017 | English
Director: Ai Weiwei
Included in Main Season
Ai Weiwei travels to 23 countries to capture the reality of mass refugee flows. He sees people on the move seeking safety, shelter and justice, and finding by turns rejection and compassion.

Friday 26 April 2019


Happy End

15 | Austria | 2017 | French, English
Director: Michael Haneke
Included in Main Season
Isabelle Huppert stars in this black comedy of inter-generational backstabbing. Squabbles over the family business, pervasive surveillance, and long-suppressed family secrets make for a heady mixture!