Cinema for Rutland
The Museum is now hosting Cinema for Rutland, an initiative by Arts for Rutland.
Cinema showings take place on the first Thursday of the month at the Rutland County Museum.
Doors open at 7pm for a 7:30pm showing unless stated.
All are welcome – tickets are just £5 – available in advance from Oakham Wines or WeGotTickets.com.
Tickets can usually, but not always, be purchased on the door as demand has been high on occasion.
Wine and refreshments are available before the film showing.
The forthcoming programme is as follows –
Thursday 5th October – ‘A United Kingdom’ (2016) (Biography, Drama, Romance)
[12A] 1 hour 51 minutes
The story of King Seretse Khama of Botswana and how his loving but controversial marriage to a British white woman, Ruth Williams, put his kingdom into political and diplomatic turmoil.
Starring: David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike and Tom Felton
British Silent Film Festival on Tour
Friday 20th October – ‘The Informer’ (1929) (Drama)
[12A] 1 hour 23 minutes
The original version of the film later made famous by John Ford.
A thrilling story of betrayal and revenge set among the revolutionaries in 1920′s Dublin.
Starring: Lya de Putti, Lars Hanson, Warwick Ward.
Admission £3.00 – Tickets on the door.
Thursday 26th October – ‘Zootopia’ (2016) (Animation, Adventure, Comedy)
Doors open at 2pm for a 2:30pm showing.
[12A] 1 hour 48 minutes
A rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy.
Starring: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman and Idris Elba
Admission £2.00 – Tickets on the door.
Thursday 2nd November – ‘Woman in Gold’ (2015) (Biography, Drama)
[12A] 1 hour 49 minutes
The film is based on the true story of Maria Altmann, an elderly Jewish refugee living in Los Angeles, who fought the government of Austria to reclaim Gustav Klimt’s iconic painting of her aunt, which was stolen from her relatives by the Nazis prior to World War II.
Starring: Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Brühl, Katie Holmes, Tatiana Maslany, Max Irons, Charles Dance, Elizabeth McGovern and Jonathan Pryce.
Thursday 7th December – ‘Their Finest’ (2016) (Comedy, Drama, Romance)
[12A] 1 hour 57 minutes
Based on the 2009 novel ‘Their Finest Hour and a Half’ by Lissa Evans, the film tells the story of a British Ministry of Information film team making a morale-boosting film about the Dunkirk evacuation during the Battle of Britain and the London Blitz.
Starring: Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy, Jack Huston, Jake Lacy, Richard E. Grant, Henry Goodman, Rachael Stirling, Eddie Marsan, Helen McCrory, and Claudia Jessie.
Thursday 4th January 2018 – ‘Dunkirk’ (2017) (History, Drama)
[12A] 1 hour 46 minutes
Written and directed by Christopher Nolan the film portrays the evacuation under fire of over 300,000 troops from Dunkirk during the Second World War.
Starring: Fionn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles, Aneurin Barnard, James D’Arcy, Barry Keoghan, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance, and Tom Hardy.