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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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Wednesday 20 December 2017


 

Broadway Danny Rose

 
PG | USA | 1984 | English, Italian, Yiddish
Comedy
Director: Woody Allen
 
Included in Main Season
 
Our Christmas film is one of Woody Allen's most affectionate, enduring tales. Matching him with Mia Farrow and a wonderful supporting cast, this is a delightful comedy.


Friday 5 January 2018


 

Julieta

 
15 | Spain | 2016 | Spanish
Drama, Romance
Director: Pedro Almodóvar
 
Included in Main Season
 
A chance encounter causes Julieta to search for her long-estranged daughter Anita. Almodovar's latest film mixes drama melodrama and a homage to Alfred Hitchcock in a unique blend.


Wednesday 10 January 2018


 

Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion

 
18 | Italy | 1971 | Italian
Crime, Drama
Director: Elio Petri

A dramatic thriller and a devastating indictment of Italian police corruption. Gian Maria Volonte stars in one of the best Italian films of the 1970s.


Friday 19 January 2018


 

The Other Side Of Hope

 
12 | Finland | 2016 | Finnish, English, Arabic, Swedish
Comedy, Drama
Director: Aki Kaurismäki
 
Included in Main Season
 
When a young, Syrian asylum seeker emerges from a coal pile in Helsinki, a very distinctive immigration drama gets underway. A gorgeous, poignant comedy.


Wednesday 24 January 2018


 

The Headless Woman

 
12 | Argentina | 2008 | Spanish
Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Director: Lucrecia Martel

Veronica hits something while out driving and news emerges that a child has disappeared. This mystery thriller from one of Argentina's leading directors has attracted huge critical acclaim.


Wednesday 31 January 2018


 

The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum

 
15 | Germany | 1975 | German
Crime, Drama
Director: Volker Schlöndorff & Margarethe von Trotta

Set in a climate of fear and paranoia, a young woman's life is slowly destroyed following her innocent meeting with a man who is suspected by the authorities of being a political activist.


Friday 2 February 2018


 

The Clan

 
15 | Argentina | 2015 | Spanish
Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director: Pablo Trapero
 
Included in Main Season
 
In a Buenos Aires suburb a seemingly normal family runs a kidnap, extortion and murder business. An astonishing, true-life story from the 1980s and a truly shocking thriller.


Friday 16 February 2018


 

The Salesman

 
12 | Iran | 2016 | Persian, English
Drama, Thriller
Director: Asghar Farhadi
 
Included in Main Season
 
Winner of the best foreign film Oscar, this is another gripping drama from Ashgar Farhadi (A Separation, About Elly) telling of a case of mistaken identity causing family tensions.


Wednesday 21 February 2018


 

The Midwife

 
12 | France | 2016 | French
Drama
Director: Martin Provost

Two French acting greats, Catherine Deneuve and Catherine Frot, star in this engrossing drama about two very different women and who share a complex past.


Friday 2 March 2018


 

The Olive Tree

 
15 | Spain | 2016 | Spanish, German, English, French
Comedy, Drama
Director: Icíar Bollaín (as Iciar Bollain)
 
Included in Main Season
 
Alma decides to help her grandfather by engaging in an epic quest to retrieve the family olive tree from Germany. Part road-movie, part quest for family roots, this is a moving European drama.


Friday 16 March 2018


 

Graduation

 
15 | Romania | 2016 | Romanian
Crime, Drama
Director: Cristian Mungiu
 
Included in Main Season
 
Winner of the best director award at Cannes, this complex family drama is a masterful exploration of corruption, bureaucracy and moral dilemmas.


Wednesday 21 March 2018


 

The Eagle Huntress

 
U | Mongolia | 2016 | Kazakh
Documentary, Adventure, Sport
Director: Otto Bell

A 13-year-old girl trains to become the first female eagle hunter in twelve generations. A remarkable documentary featuring spectacular scenery and awe-inspiring photography.


Friday 6 April 2018


 

How I Ended This Summer

 
12 | Russia | 2010 | Russian
Drama
Director: Aleksey Popogrebskiy
 
Included in Main Season
 
Two scientists stranded on a weather station in the remotest part of Siberia are caught in a web of lies, deception and suspicion that mirrors modern Russia.


Friday 20 April 2018


 

The Commune

 
15 | Denmark | 2016 | Danish
Drama
Director: Thomas Vinterberg
 
Included in Main Season
 
In 1970s Copenhagen, a professional couple and their group of friends set up an experimental commune. Soon, tensions emerge as love, friendship and togetherness appear elusive.


Friday 4 May 2018


 

A Man Called Ove

 
15 | Sweden | 2016 | Swedish, Persian
Comedy, Drama
Director: Hannes Holm
 
Included in Main Season
 
A touching and sometimes comic drama about a stubborn man who is all too willing to point out the faults in his neighbours. One of the most popular and entertaining films to come from Sweden in many years.