Programme: Season 2023/2024

We are delighted to present our new season on the Big Screen at Kilmersdon Village Hall. Everyone is welcome - all films are shown at 8pm but the doors and bar open at 7.15pm for a drink and a chat. Come along as a guest for £6 on the door or join us for the whole season of 8 films for £30 (£5 Early Bird at our first film only).

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Friday 20 October 2023 at 8pm

Dream Horse (PG) 1hr 42mins UK

A man and woman facing towards the viewer holding a horse between them

A real 'feelgood' film to open the season. Set in a Welsh mining village, the film tells the 'true' story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely racehorse bred and owned by a syndicate of villages. With Toni Collette and Damian Lewis.

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Friday 10 November 2023 at 8pm

Lunana - A Yak in the Classroom (PG) 1hr 50mins Bhutan Subtitled

Two smiling children with brown hair and eyes look just past the viewer

The heartwarming story of a young teacher who dreams of being a singer but is sent to teach the school in the school in a remote Himalayan village where there is even a Yak in the classroom!

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Friday 8 December 2023 at 8pm

Benediction (12) 2hrs 17mins UK

A young man and woman dance, facing each other while holding hands. They're wearing old fashioned but very smart clothes.

A vivid and moving exploration of the turbulent life of Siegfried Sassoon, the WW1 poet and war hero by the feted British director, Terence Davies.

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Friday 12 January 2024 at 8pm

Sometimes, Always, Never (12) 1hr 31mins UK

A smartly dressed older man looks towards the left. A beach can be seen out of focus in the background.

Bill Nighy is on top form as Alan, a retired tailor, searching for his long, lost son in this beguiling and off beat British comedy.

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Friday 26 January 2024 at 8pm

Compartment No. 6 (15) 1hr 47 mins Finland Subtitled

A warmly-dressed man and woman walk in snow towards the viewer. Behind them is a snowy jetty where a large battered fishing boat is moored. A snowy mountain can be seen in the distance.

Two wildly different travellers, Laura, a Finnish archaeology student and Ljoha, a drunken Russian miner, are forced to share a cramped rail carriage on their journey from Moscow to the Arctic.

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Friday 9 February 2024 at 8pm

The Quiet Girl (12) 1hr 31mins Ireland Subtitled

A young girl with long brown hair faces slightly away from the viewer. A woodland clearing can be seen in the background.

Cait, a shy 9 year old girl, largely ignored by her dysfunctional family is sent to spend the summer with distant relatives in rural Ireland and finds a new way of living. A beautifully realised adaptation of Claire Keegan’s novel, 'Foster'.

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Friday 8 March 2024 at 8pm

Limbo (12) 1hr 44mins UK

In the centre of the image stands a man in a blue coat carrying an instrument case. Two other men stand in the background. Another man stands on the right, arms folded, grinning, and looking back towards the man in blue. Overall scenery is windswept, grassy hillside.

A young Syrian musician is marooned on a remote Scottish island with a group of other refugees while he awaits the result of his application for asylum. Sad and remarkably funny in turns, Limbo is a gorgeous tragicomic insight into the refugee experience.

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Saturday 23 March 2024 at 8pm

A Room with a View (PG) 1hr 57 mins UK

A Room with a View

The film was a huge success when it was released in 1985 with its wonderfully witty, Oscar winning script, beautifully judged direction and cinematography and a cast of the cream of British acting talent including Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Daniel Day Lewis, Julian Sands, Simon Callow and a young Helena Bonham Carter.

Friday 12 April 2024 at 8pm

One Life (12A) 1hr 49mins UK

One Life

The film tells the remarkable story of the humanitarian, Nicholas Winton who helped hundreds of children escape German–occupied Czechoslovakia on the eve of World War II. This is a poignant and emotional film brought to life by a tremendous cast headed by Anthony Hopkins with Helena Bonham-Carter and Johnny Flynn.

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