Main Programme 2017
Our Main Programme brings the latest popular films to Crowborough. All films are screened in the Main Hall of the Crowborough Centre on a Friday evening starting at 8:00 p.m. The bar opens at 7:00 p.m. giving you time to relax among friends before the screening and the Gallery cafe offers excellent meal choices before the film at 6:00 p.m.
January - June 2017
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    Brooklyn
    13th January 2017
    The profoundly moving story of Eilis Lacey, a young Irish immigrant who navigates her way through 1950s Brooklyn. Lured by the promise of America, Eilis leaves Ireland and the comfort of her mother's home for New York City. Her initial homesickness diminishes when she begins a romantic relationship. However, her new vivacity is disrupted by her past and Eilis must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within. Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Jim Broadbent and Julie Walters.
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    Eye in the Sky
    10th February 2017
    Colonel Katherine Powell, a UK-based military officer, is in command of a secret drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya. Powell discovers the targets are planning a suicide bombing and the mission escalates from ‘capture’ to ‘kill’. But as American pilot Steve Watts is about to engage, a nine-year-old girl enters the kill zone triggering an international dispute, reaching the highest levels of government, over the moral, political and personal implications of modern military operations. Starring: Helen Mirren and Alan Rickman.
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    The Gift
    10th March 2017
    Simon and Robyn are a young married couple whose life is going as planned until a chance encounter with an acquaintance from Simon's high school. After a series of uninvited encounters and mysterious gifts prove troubling, a horrifying secret from the past is uncovered. As Robyn learns the unsettling truth about what happened between Simon and Gordo, she starts to question: how well do we know the people closest to us, and are bygones ever really bygones? Starring: Jason Bateman, Rebecca Hall and Joel Edgerton.
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    The Dressmaker
    21st April 2017
    The Dressmaker tells the story of the beautiful and talented Tilly Dunnage. After years working as a dressmaker in exclusive Parisian fashion houses, Tilly returns home to a town in the Australian outback to reconcile with her eccentric mother Molly. She also falls in love with the pure-hearted Teddy, and armed with her sewing machine and haute couture style, Tilly transforms the women of the town, exacting sweet revenge on those who did her wrong. Starring Kate Winslet, Judy Davis and Liam Hemsworth.
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    Anthropoid
    12th May 2017
    The extraordinary true story of ‘Operation Anthropoid’, the mission to assassinate SS officer Reinhard Heydrich. Heydrich, the architect behind the Final Solution, was the third in command behind Hitler and Himmler and the leader of Nazi forces in Czechoslovakia. The film follows two soldiers from the Czechoslovakian army-in-exile who are parachuted into their occupied homeland in December 1941. With limited Intelligence and little equipment, they must try to assassinate Heydrich. Starring Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan.
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    La La Land
    9th June 2017
    Our 2017 Oscar Choice. Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) and Mia (Emma Stone) are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. But as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart. Winner of 6 Academy awards including Best Actress (Emma Stone) and Best Director (Damien Chazelle).
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July - December 2017
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    Love and Friendship
    14th July 2017
    Beautiful young widow Lady Susan Vernon visits the estate of her in-laws to wait out the colourful rumours about her dalliances circulating through polite society. While there, she decides to secure a husband for herself and a future for her eligible but reluctant daughter. In doing so she attracts the attentions of the young, handsome Reginald DeCourcy, the rich and silly Sir James Martin and the handsome, but married, Lord Manwaring, complicating matters severely. Starring Kate Beckinsale and Emma Greenwell.
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    A United Kingdom
    11th August 2017
    In 1947, Seretse Khama, the King of Botswana, fell in love with Ruth Williams, a London office worker. Their proposed marriage was challenged not only by their families, but by the British and South African governments. The latter had recently introduced the policy of apartheid and found the notion of a bi-racial couple ruling a neighbouring country intolerable. South Africa urged Britain to step in or be denied access to uranium and gold and risk South Africa invading Botswana. Starring David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike.
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    The Martian
    15th September 2017
    During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney survived and is stranded on the hostile planet. With only meagre supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth. NASA and a team of international scientists work to bring ‘the Martian’ home. Starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara, Michael Peña, Jeff Daniels, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Donald Glover.
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    Trumbo
    13th October 2017
    In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs. The film recounts how Dalton used words and wit to win two Academy Awards and expose the absurdity and injustice of the blacklist, which entangled everyone from gossip columnist Hedda Hopper to John Wayne, Kirk Douglas and Otto Preminger. Starring Bryan Cranston, Diane Lane, Helen Mirren, Louis C.K, Elle Fanning, John Goodman and Michael Stuhlbarg.
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    Spotlight
    10th November 2017
    The true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that rocked the city and caused a crisis in one of the world's oldest and most trusted institutions. When the newspaper's tenacious reporters delve into allegations of abuse in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston's religious, legal, and government establishment, touching off a wave of revelations around the world. Starring: Mark Ruffalo and Michael Keaton.
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    Overboard
    15th December 2017
    Snobbish and wealthy Joanna Stayton (Goldie Hawn) is living a life of leisure with her husband, Grant (Edward Herrmann), when she falls off their yacht and suffers amnesia. Grant takes the opportunity to rid himself of the demanding Joanna -- but Dean (Kurt Russell), a widowed carpenter with four kids who once worked for Joanna, arrives and claims she's his wife. Joanna can't remember her past identity, but has trouble believing that she was ever meant to be a working-class mother of four.