Wednesday 5th April - Ethel & Ernest (PG)
(2016 - Animation, Drama, History)
Veteran cartoonist Raymond 'The Snowman' Briggs. An award-winning graphic novel about an ordinary London family living through extraordinary times, brought to life in this lovingly hand-drawn tale. Based on Briggs's own parents, the story follows Ernest (voiced by Jim Broadbent) and Ethel (Brenda Blethyn) as they deal with World War II and the years thereafter with a combination of grit, wit and good, old-fashioned British resolve. The movie equivalent of a nice cup of tea and a bikkie!
Director: Roger Mainwood
Writer: Raymond Briggs (graphic novel), Roger Mainwood (screenplay)
Stars: Jim Broadbent, Brenda Blethyn, Luke Treadaway
Matinee Club @ The Regent Cinema, The Corn Exchange, Faringdon. Doors open 12.30pm, film starts at 1pm. £4 Single Entry. £24 Annual Membership (min. 12 films). Free tea/coffee. For more info/ tickets contact Faringdon Info Centre on 01367 242191,
or visit www.faringdontowncouncil.gov.uk/regent-cinema
Friday 28th April - A United Kingdom (12A)
(2016 - Biography, Drama, Romance)
The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. Seretse and Ruth defied family, Apartheid and empire - their love triumphed over every obstacle flung in their path and in so doing they transformed their nation and inspired the world.
Director: Amma Asante
Writers: Guy Hibbert (screenplay) Susan Williams (Book)
Stars: David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike, Tom Felton
Blockbuster Nights @ The Regent Cinema, The Corn Exchange, Faringdon. Doors open 7pm, film starts at 7.30pm. £4 Adults £3 Under 18s £10 Family ticket.
For more information/ tickets see above.