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SHREWSBURY FILM
 
 

Welcome to Season 8

 

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

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)


Friday 5 October 2018


 

The Nile Hilton Incident

 
12 | Egypt | 2017 | Arabic
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director: Tarik Saleh

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)


Friday 19 October 2018


 

The Square

 
15 | Sweden | 2017 | English, Swedish, Danish
Comedy, Drama
Director: Ruben Östlund

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.


Friday 2 November 2018


 

A Fantastic Woman

 
15 | Chile | 2017 | Spanish
Drama
Director: Sebastián Lelio

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

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.


Friday 30 November 2018


 

The Florida Project

 
15 | USA | 2017 | English
Drama
Director: Sean Baker

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

Our Christmas film is one of the greatest of all film musicals, starring Catherine Deneuve and scored by Michel Legrand.


Friday 4 January 2019


 

In Between

 
15 | Israel | 2016 | Hebrew/ Arabic
Drama
Director: Maysaloun Hamoud

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
Drama
Director: Rungano Nyoni

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

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


 

Bal

 
PG | Turkey | 2010 | Turkish
Drama
Director: Semih Kaplanoglu

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


 

Shoplifters

 
TBC | Japan | 2017 | Japanese
Crime, Drama
Director: Hirokazu Koreeda

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

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


 

Loveless

 
15 | Russia | 2017 | Russian
Drama
Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev

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
Documentary
Director: Ai Weiwei

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
Drama
Director: Michael Haneke

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!