Lowdham Film Weekend

Saturday 3 March

11am
Smurfs: The Lost Village - U (1hr, 36mins)
In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy, and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest, leading to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history.

2pm
Swallows and Amazons - PG (1hr, 36mins)
Based on the classic novel by Arthur Ransome, four children (the Swallows) on holiday in the Lake District sail on their own to an island and start a war with rival children (the Amazons). In the meantime, a mysterious man on a houseboat accuses them of a crime they did not commit.

4.15pm
The Snowman - 15 (1hr, 59mins)
Michael Fassbender plays Detective Harry Hole as he investigates the disappearance of a woman whose scarf is found wrapped around an ominous-looking snowman. Based on the novel by Jo Nesbo.

7pm
Victoria and Abdul - PG (1hr, 51mins)
Meet the author, see the film!
Shrabani Basu looks at the unusual friendship between Queen Victoria and her Indian servant, Abdul Karim, which caused a storm in the Royal Court. Based on previously unseen private diaries and letters, her book, Victoria and Abdul, The True Story of the Queen’s Closest Confidant reveals a hidden story that the Establishment tried to erase.
Shrabani will talk about the book and writing experience before a showing of the film which will be followed by audience Q & A and book signing.

Tickets: £6 full, £5 concessions, £4 Festival Friends
NB - Victoria and Abdul author/film event £10 full, £9 concessions, £8 Festival Friends

Lowdham Film Weekend

Sunday 4 March

11am
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul - PG (1hr, 31mins)
A Heffley family road trip to attend Meemaw's 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course thanks to Greg's newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention. Adapted from the hugely popular series by Jeff Kinney.

2pm
Goodbye Christopher Robin - PG (1hr, 47mins)
After leaving London for the English countryside, writer A.A. Milne starts to spin fanciful yarns about his son's growing collection of stuffed animals. He and his family soon become swept up in the instant success of the Winnie the Pooh books, while the enchanting tales brought hope and comfort to the rest of postwar England.

4.30pm
The Mountain Between Us - 12A (1hr, 52mins)
Stranded after a tragic plane crash, Idris Elba and Kate Winslet star as two strangers who must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow-covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness. Based on the novel by Charles Martin.

7.45pm
Hidden Figures - PG (2hrs, 7mins)
Adapted from the book by Margot Lee Shetterly, this film reveals the untold story of three brilliant female African-American mathematicians at NASA. who served as the brains behind the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit - a stunning achievement that turned around the Space Race and galvanized the world.

Tickets: £6 full, £5 concessions, £4 Festival Friends

Film Friday in Lowdham

Exciting news from Lowdham Festivals is that film is back in Lowdham!

In partnership with Lowdham Village Hall Film Friday is a monthly community film show in Lowdham Village Hall.

Most films have a bookstall plus refreshments, including ice cream, popcorn, home made cakes, hot and cold drinks, and a licensed bar at the evening screenings.

An annual weekend Fim Festival also takes place each spring.

Tickets available from The Bookcase on the Box Office line: 0115 966 3219

Friday 30 March at 7.30pm – Cabaret and film night with Matt Siveter

Topsy-Turvy (12, 2hrs 34 mins)

Matt is a North Notts born baritone. Having started theatre at the age of eight as a street kid in Oliver! He has quickly risen to playing lead roles in both musical theatre and opera - particularly focusing on the works of Gilbert and Sullivan in which he excels. Matt will entertain us with a short Gilbert and Sullivan performance before the screening of Topsy-Turvy (12, 2hrs 34 mins)

Set in the 1880s, the story of how, during a creative dry spell, the partnership of the legendary musical/theatrical writers Gilbert and Sullivan almost dissolves, before they turn it all around and write the Mikado. Written and directed by Mike Leigh and starring Jim Broadbent and Alan Corduner.

Tickets £10

The Projection House

Oxton Village Hall Committee run a very successful rural cinema scheme called The Projection House.

They hold regular community film nights at the village hall and more details about up and coming shows can be found at myoxton.org.

Film Events in Maplebeck

Regular film events are held in Maplebeck Village Hall, including special afternoon shows for children.

Elston Film Club

During the autumn and winter months Elston Film Club screen a monthly community film night in Elston Village Hall.

Contact Kit Sullivan for more information via email donkit@btinternet.com

Contact us

Lynn Preece
Arts Development Officer
Newark and Sherwood District Council
Castle House
Great North Road
Newark
Notts
NG24 1BY

01636 650000

lynn.preece@nsdc.info

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