Towner Film

The Children Act

Thu 27 Sep | 4.30pm

Written by Ian McEwan, based on his own novel of the same name, The Children Act tells the story of a High Court judge, faced with a uniquely challenging case, in the midst of a marital crisis. Emma Thompson stars, opposite Stanley Tucci, as Fiona Maye, a brilliant and widely admired judge who must decide the fate of a young man with cancer in need of a blood transfusion, opposed by his parents for religious reasons.

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Studio 54

Thu 27 Sep | 7.00pm

Studio 54 was the epicenter of 70s hedonism – a place that not only redefined the nightclub, but also came to symbolise an entire era. Now, 39 years after the velvet rope was first slung across the club’s hallowed threshold, a feature documentary tells the real story behind the greatest club of all time.

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BlackKklansman

Sat 29 Sep | 2.00pm

From the team behind the Academy Award-winning Get Out, comes BlackKklansman, directed by visionary filmmaker Spike Lee, back on top form. Set in the early 1970s, it tackles the true story of Ron Stallworth (John David Washington), the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department who, determined to make a name for himself, bravely sets out on a dangerous mission to infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan.

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Leaning into the Wind

Sat 29 Sep | 4.30pm

Sixteen years after the release of the groundbreaking film Rivers and Tides – Andy Goldsworthy Working with Time director Thomas Riedelsheimer has returned to work with the artist. Leaning into the Wind – Andy Goldsworthy follows Goldsworthy on his exploration of the layers of his world and the impact of the years on himself and his art. As Goldsworthy introduces his own body into the work it becomes at the same time even more fragile and personal and also sterner and tougher, incorporating massive machinery and crews on his bigger projects. Riedelsheimer’s exquisite film illuminates Goldsworthy’s mind as it reveals his art.

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BlackKklansman

Sun 30 Sep | 2.00pm & 4.30pm

From the team behind the Academy Award-winning Get Out, comes BlackKklansman, directed by visionary filmmaker Spike Lee, back on top form. Set in the early 1970s, it tackles the true story of Ron Stallworth (John David Washington), the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department who, determined to make a name for himself, bravely sets out on a dangerous mission to infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan.

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BlackKklansman

Thu 4 Oct | 4.30pm

From the team behind the Academy Award-winning Get Out, comes BlackKklansman, directed by visionary filmmaker Spike Lee, back on top form. Set in the early 1970s, it tackles the true story of Ron Stallworth (John David Washington), the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department who, determined to make a name for himself, bravely sets out on a dangerous mission to infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan.

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Leaning into the Wind

Thu 4 Oct | 7.00pm

Sixteen years after the release of the groundbreaking film Rivers and Tides – Andy Goldsworthy Working with Time director Thomas Riedelsheimer has returned to work with the artist. Leaning into the Wind – Andy Goldsworthy follows Goldsworthy on his exploration of the layers of his world and the impact of the years on himself and his art. As Goldsworthy introduces his own body into the work it becomes at the same time even more fragile and personal and also sterner and tougher, incorporating massive machinery and crews on his bigger projects. Riedelsheimer’s exquisite film illuminates Goldsworthy’s mind as it reveals his art.

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Cold War

Sat 6 Oct | 2.00pm

Paweł Pawlikowski follows his Academy Award-winning Ida with Cold War, a love story that starts life set against Soviet-era Poland. The turbulent romance between pianist, Wiktor, and singer, Zula, spans decades and nations, shot in luminous black and white.

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Miseducation of Cameron Post

Sat 6 Oct | 4.30pm

Cameron Post (Chloë Grace Moretz) looks the part of a perfect high school girl. But after she’s caught with another girl in the backseat of a car on prom night, Cameron is quickly shipped off to a conversion therapy center that treats teens “struggling with same-sex attraction.” At the facility, Cameron is subjected to outlandish discipline, dubious “de-gaying” methods, and earnest Christian rock songs—but this unusual setting also provides her with an unlikely gay community.

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Cold War

Sun 7 Oct | 4.30pm

Paweł Pawlikowski follows his Academy Award-winning Ida with Cold War, a love story that starts life set against Soviet-era Poland. The turbulent romance between pianist, Wiktor, and singer, Zula, spans decades and nations, shot in luminous black and white.

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