Welcome to Season 11

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.


Once again, we will be offering the best of world cinema over 16 fortnightly Friday nights with all tickets bookable online from The Hive’s website. Printed copies of the brochure will soon be available from The Hive and other outlets but meanwhile you can download it here. We are also pleased to announce that we will be holding our ticket price at only £6 for all. We will continue to limit the capacity of the auditorium to 65 seats so that social distancing will be maintained.

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Friday 15 December 2023

Singin’ In The Rain

U | USA | 1952 | English | 99 mins

Director: Stanley Donen
Included in Main Season
Our Christmas film is this hugely entertaining and enjoyable classic musical. Filled with remarkable song and dance numbers, smart dialogue, and breathtaking routines, it really is the best of Hollywood entertainment!
Friday 12 January 2024

Compartment No. 6

15 | Finland | 2022 | Russian, Finnish, English, subtitled | 103 mins

Director: Juho Kuosmanen
Included in Main Season
A Finnish archaeology student travels to the Arctic Circle. En route by train, an offbeat, romantic story develops as she shares her carriage with a fellow passenger who is her complete opposite.
Friday 26 January 2024

The Quiet Girl

12 | Ireland | 2022 | English, Irish Gaelic | 94 mins

Director: Colm Bairéad
Included in Main Season
Cait, a neglected young girl, is sent to live with her countryside relations for the summer. As their affectionate home becomes an idyll for her, she starts to discover their secrets and learn the importance of family in rural Ireland.
Friday 9 February 2024

Bergman Island

15 | France/Sweden | 2022 | English, Swedish, French, subtitled | 109 mins

Director: Mia Hansen-Løve
Included in Main Season
Two filmmakers visit the Swedish island of Fårö, long-time home of the fabled director Ingmar Bergman, seeking inspiration for their latest projects. As the summer passes, the lines between reality and fiction become blurred.
Friday 23 February 2024


15 | Poland | 2022 | Polish, Italian, French, Spanish, English, subtitled | 88 mins

Director: Jerzy Skolimowski
Included in Main Season
EO, a grey donkey, escapes from a circus and then treks across Poland and Italy. Meeting a wide range of characters, including a priest, a countess and a football team, he reveals society’s highs and lows.
Friday 8 March 2024


12 | Argentina | 2021 | Spanish, French, subtitled | 100 mins

Director: Andreas Fontana
Included in Main Season
In the alluring world of the ultra wealthy of 1980s Argentina, a private banker mysteriously disappears. Uncovering his trail reveals more than financial wrongdoing.
Friday 22 March 2024

People of the Mountains

15 | Hungary | 1942 | Hungarian, subtitled | 88 mins

Director: István Szõts
Included in Main Season
Set in the beautiful woodlands of Transylvania, this moving story tells of the impact of industrialisation on family and community life. One of the greatest Hungarian films of all time!
Friday 5 April 2024


15 | Spain | 2022 | Catalan, Spanish, English, subtitled | 120 mins

Director: Carla Simên, Sonia Castelo
Included in Main Season
Winner of the “Best FIlm” award at the Berlin Film Festival, this is an impressive ensemble drama about change in the spectacular Spanish countryside, and its winners and losers.
Friday 19 April 2024

Tori and Lokita

15 | Belgium | 2022 | French, Italian, subtitled | 88 mins

Director: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne
Included in Main Season
The Dardenne brothers (“Two Days, One Night”, “The Promise”) are back with another blistering slice of social realism set in their home town, this time focused on forced migration and the trade in illegal drugs.
Friday 3 May 2024

Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom

PG | Bhutan | 2019 | Dzongkha, English, subtitled | 109 mins

Director: Pawo Choyning Dorji
Included in Main Season
Ugyen dreams of being a singer, but for now is a teacher assigned to a remote village school in Bhutan, developing an unusual musical approach to his lessons. An enjoyable finale to our season!
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