Towner Film

Stan & Ollie

Thu 14 Feb | 4.30pm

Stan & Ollie is the true story of Hollywood’s greatest comedy double act, Laurel and Hardy. Brought to the big screen for the first time and starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as the legendary movie icons, Stan & Ollie is the heart-warming story of their journey around the UK and Ireland in what would become the pair’s triumphant farewell tour.

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Bergman – A Year in a Life

Sat 16 Feb - Sun 17 Feb | multiple screenings

Jane Magnusson directs and narrates a documentary that exposes the darker, less well-known side to one of the most famous directors in world cinema. Focusing on 1957, a landmark year in which Bergman directed two films and four plays, Magnusson explores not only the director’s filmography but also his at times complex and turbulent personal life.

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Colette

Sat 16 Feb | 2.30pm

A radiant Keira Knightley (Atonement, Anna Karenina) gives a career-best performance in this exhilarating, entertaining and timely film about the life of groundbreaking French novelist Colette, best known for Gigi.

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Song of the Sea

Sun 17 Feb | 10.30am

From the creators of the Academy Award-nominated The Secret of Kells comes this breathtakingly gorgeous, hand-drawn masterpiece. Based on the Irish legend of the Selkies, Song of the Sea tells the story of the last seal-child, Saoirse, and her brother Ben, who go on an epic journey to save the world of magic and discover the secrets of their past.

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Colette

Sun 17 Feb | 2.00pm

A radiant Keira Knightley (Atonement, Anna Karenina) gives a career-best performance in this exhilarating, entertaining and timely film about the life of groundbreaking French novelist Colette, best known for Gigi.

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My Neighbour Totoro

Thu 21 Feb | 2.00pm

Miyazaki’s superbly animated tale is considered to be one of the best-loved family films of all time. The story follows Satsuki (Hidaka) and Mei (Sakamoto), two young girls who find their new home is by a mystical forest inhabited by a menagerie of fantastical creatures called Totoros. They befriend O-Totoro, the biggest and eldest of them, and king of the forest.

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Colette

Thu 21 Feb | 4.30pm & 7.00pm

A radiant Keira Knightley (Atonement, Anna Karenina) gives a career-best performance in this exhilarating, entertaining and timely film about the life of groundbreaking French novelist Colette, best known for Gigi.

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Before Stonewall

Sat 23 Feb | 4.30pm

We are proud to host our second LGBT History Month screening in association with our friends at Eastbourne Rainbow and Bourne Out. This year, to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, we present Before Stonewall. So much more than a brilliant documentary about LGBTQ+ life in the USA before the 1969 Stonewall riots, Greta Schiller’s perception-changing film places its audience in the presence of legends in their own lifetimes.

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Beautiful Boy

Sat 23 Feb | 2.00pm

Starring Academy Award nominees Timothee Chalamet and Steve Carell, Beautiful Boy is a deeply moving portrait of a family’s unwavering love and commitment to each other in the face of their son’s addiction and his attempts at recovery.

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Beautiful Boy

Sun 24 Feb | 2.00pm & 4.30pm

Starring Academy Award nominees Timothee Chalamet and Steve Carell, Beautiful Boy is a deeply moving portrait of a family’s unwavering love and commitment to each other in the face of their son’s addiction and his attempts at recovery.

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