Past screenings



Look Back In Anger    

Friday 12th June 2020, at Spinners Mill Cinema

(Drama)
This is part of our Woodfall Film season.

"A disillusioned, angry university graduate comes to terms with his grudge against middle-class life and values."




 


Sometimes Always Never    

Friday 29th May 2020, at The Turnpike Centre

(Mystery Comedy Drama)
We will be holding a Q&A after this screening.

"A detective fantasy / family drama where a love of words helps a father reconnect with a missing son. "




 


Saturday Night Sunday Morning    

Friday 8th May 2020, at Spinners Mill Cinema

(Romantic Drama)
This is part of our Woodfall Film season.

"A rebellious, hard-living factory worker juggles relationships with two women, one of whom is married to another man but pregnant with his child."




 


The Farewell    

Friday 24th April 2020, at The Turnpike Centre

(Comedy Drama)

"A Chinese family discovers their grandmother has only a short while left to live and decide to keep her in the dark, scheduling a wedding to gather before she dies."




 


Nae Pasaran    

Friday 10th April 2020, at Spinners Mill Cinema

(Historical Documentary Animation)

"In a Scottish town in 1974, factory workers refuse to carry out repairs on warplane engines in an act of solidarity against the violent military coup in Chile. Four years pass before the engines, left to rust in factory yard, mysteriously disappear in the middle of the night."




 


Fighting With My Family    

Friday 27th March 2020, at The Turnpike Centre

(Biographical Comedy Drama)

"A former wrestler and his family make a living performing at small venues around the country while his kids dream of joining World Wrestling Entertainment."




 


Buster Keaton Shorts    

Friday 13th March 2020, at Spinners Mill Cinema

(Educational)

"An evening of Buster Keaton comedy short films "




 


Woman at War    

Friday 28th February 2020, at The Turnpike Centre

(Adventure Comedy Drama)

"Halla becomes a determined environmental activist, but this threatens a long-held hope of hers."




 


Mrs. Lowry & Son    

Friday 14th February 2020, at Spinners Mill Cinema

(Biographical Historical Drama)

"A portrait of the artist L.S. Lowry and the relationship with his mother, who tries to dissuade him from pursuing his passion."




 


The Keeper    

Friday 31st January 2020, at The Turnpike Centre

(Biographical Romantic Drama)

"The Keeper tells the extraordinary love story between a young English woman and a German PoW, who together overcome prejudice, public hostility, and personal tragedy. While visiting a PoW camp near Manchester at the end of WWII, Margaret Friar, the daughter of the manager of the local football team, notices young German soldier Bert Trautmann."

Audience rating   (8.3/10)




 


Gypsy    

Sunday 26th January 2020, at Spinners Mill Cinema

(Biography/Comedy/Drama)
This is a screening in partnership with the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester as part of their cultural initiative. Tickets are FREE.

"Based on the Broadway hit about the life and times of burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and her aggressive stage mother, Mama Rose."




 


Leigh On Film    

Friday 10th January 2019, at Spinners Mill Cinema

(Educational)

"An evening of heritage footage of Leigh narrated by North West Film Archives."




 


Elf    

13th December 2019, at Leigh Parish Church

(Comedy/Family/Fantasy)
This is our 2019 Christmas Screening

"After discovering he is a human, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole decides to travel to New York City to locate his real father."




 


Sorry We Missed You    

Friday 6th December 2019, at Leigh Parish Church

(Drama)
Come along to a FREE screening of the new Ken Loach film. Pay What You Can On the Door - Please support this fundraising event with all proceeds going to Atherton and Leigh Foodbank.

"Hoping that self-employment through gig economy can solve their financial woes, a hard-up UK delivery driver and his wife struggling to raise a family end up trapped in the vicious circle of this modern-day form of labour exploitation."




 


Darkest Hour    

29th November 2019, at The Turnpike Centre

(Biography/Drama/Historical)

"In May 1940, the fate of Western Europe hangs on British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler, or fight on knowing that it could mean a humiliating defeat for Britain and its empire."

Audience rating   (8/10)




 


They Live    

14th November 2019, at The Old Courts, Wigan

(Action/Horror/Sci-Fi)

"A drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses that allow him to wake up to the fact that aliens have taken over the Earth."




 


A Quiet Place    

25th October 2019, at The Turnpike Centre

(Drama/Horror/Mystery)

"In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing. "

Audience rating   (8/10)




 


Evelyn    

21st October 2019, at Spinners Mill Cinema

(Documentary)
This is a ticketed FREE event. Please visit the Box Office to obtain your tickets.

"When his brother, newly diagnosed as schizophrenic and suffering from intense depression, took his own life at 22, Orlando and his other two siblings buried the trauma, rarely talking about it. Over a decade later, the remaining family set out on a hiking tour, visiting landscapes Evelyn liked to walk, to reflect on his life and death."




 

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