Launching with Ben Affleck’s Argo, winner of the 2013 Oscar for Best Motion Picture on Thursday 14 March, the season will present 15 award-winning, classic and new films that you might have missed first time around including Les Miserables, Skyfall and Quartet.
The season also includes NTLive – National Theatre productions broadcast live to the big screen and Artist’s Choice – films selected by artist Shaun Gladwell including an introductory talk and free glass of wine. This includes a screening of Max Max (1979, cert 18) this Friday, 8 March.
Fri 8 March Artist’s choice, 8pm
Mad Max (Dir. George Miller, 1979, Cert. 18)
Talk by Nick Pilton, film maker, at 7pm
Science-fiction action film.
£5 includes free glass of wine at the talk
Thurs 14 March , 8pm,
Argo (Dir. Ben Affleck, 2012 Cert. 15)
Bafta and Oscar- award winning dramatization about the 1980 joint CIA-Canadian secret operation to extract six fugitive American diplomatic personnel out of revolutionary Iran.
Thurs 21 Mar, 7pm
NT Live , The People
By Alan Bennett, Directed by Nicholas Hytner
Broadcast Live from the National Theatre, starring Frances De La Tour.
Thurs 28 March, 8pm
Skyfall (Dir. Sam Mendes, 2012, Cert. 12A)
Latest exciting Bond adventure starring Daniel Craig as 007.
Wed 3 April, 8pm
Untouchable (Dir. Olivier Nakache, 2012, Cert. 15)
Life-affirming, Golden Globe- nominated comedy drama about a wealthy Parisian quadriplegic who hires a young man from the Projects to be his carer. Based on a true story, in French, with subtitles.
Wed 10 April
Family Films for the Easter Holidays
11am The Iron Giant (Dir. Brad Bird, 1999, Cert. U)
2pm Mary Poppins (Dir. Robert Stevenson, 1964, Cert. U)
£4 per film
Thurs 11 April, 8pm, Artist’s Choice
Quadrophenia (Dir.Franc Roddam, 1979, Cert. 18)
Talk by curator and researcher Bea Rapley, 7pm
Mods and Rockers clash in 1960s Brighton
£5 include free glass of wine at the talk
Thurs 18 April , 8pm
The Artist (Dir. Michel Hazanavicius, 2012, Cert. PG)
This black and white silent movie won 5 Oscars last year including Best Picture and Best Actor.
Thurs 25 April, 8pm
Beasts of The Southern Wild (Dir. Benh Zeitlin, 2012, Cert. 12A)
Life in a ramshackle Bayou community as seen through the eyes of a six year old.
Nominated for 4 Oscars .
Mon 29 April, 8pm
Quartet (Dir. Dustin Hoffman, 2012,Cert. 12A)
The elite of British acting – Maggie Smith, Pauline Collins, Tom Courtenay ,Billy Connolly, Michael Gambon – star in this comedy set in a home for retired musicians.
Thurs 9 May, Artist’s Choice, 8pm
The Wicker Man (Dir. Robin Hardy, 1973), Cert. 18)
Talk by Glenys X Jacques at 7pm
A policeman comes to the isolated Summerisle in search of a missing girl the locals claim never existed.
£5 including free glass of wine with talk.
Thurs 16 May, 7pm
NT Live This House by James Graham
A bitingly satirical new play set in 1974 Westminster ,broadcast live from the National Theatre.
Thurs 23 May, 8pm
The Master (Dir.Paul Thomas Anderson, 2012, Cert. 15)
Starring Oscar-nominated performances from Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman, this film follows a disturbed Naval veteran who becomes embroiled in a charismatic Cult.
Saturday 15 June , 8pm
Les Miserables (Dir. Tom Hooper, 2012, Cert. 12A)
Multi-award-winning film of worldwide smash hit musical starring Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway.
Full list of films and booking. Buy a film pass and get three films for the price of two on those indicated with a *
Published 9th March 2013
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