FILM SELECTOR
November's schedule is now complete. Enjoy!

The Day Shall Come  (15)

The Day Shall Come at Royston Picture Palace

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Friday
15 November 2019
19:30

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Chris Morris returns with a satirical comedy which critiques the FBI practice of pushing would-be dissidents into terrorism plots to make themselves look good. In this biting black comedy Chris Morris (Four Lions) turns his satirical gaze to the US security services. Moses Al Shabaz is a delusional but harmless political activist in Miami. But when he accepts a financial donation to save his family from eviction, he’s actually being set up as part of an FBI sting operation. Drawing from true stories, this outrageous thriller exposes the absurdity and the deceit at the heart of the US war on terror.

Official Secrets  (15)

Official Secrets at Royston Picture Palace

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Friday
22 November 2019
19:30

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She risked everything to stop an unjust war. Her government called her a traitor. Based on world-shaking true events, Official Secrets tells the gripping story of Katharine Gun (Keira Knightley), a British intelligence specialist whose job involves routine handling of classified information. One day in 2003, in the lead up to the Iraq War, Gun receives a memo from the NSA with a shocking directive: the United States is enlisting Britain’s help in collecting compromising information on United Nations Security Council members in order to blackmail them into voting in favor of an invasion of Iraq. Unable to stand by and watch the world be rushed into an illegal war, Gun makes the gut-wrenching decision to defy her government and leak the memo to the press. So begins an explosive chain of events that will ignite an international firestorm, expose a vast political conspiracy, and put Gun and her family directly in harm’s way.

Official Secrets  (15)

Official Secrets at Royston Picture Palace

Showing

Saturday
23 November 2019
19:30

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She risked everything to stop an unjust war. Her government called her a traitor. Based on world-shaking true events, Official Secrets tells the gripping story of Katharine Gun (Keira Knightley), a British intelligence specialist whose job involves routine handling of classified information. One day in 2003, in the lead up to the Iraq War, Gun receives a memo from the NSA with a shocking directive: the United States is enlisting Britain’s help in collecting compromising information on United Nations Security Council members in order to blackmail them into voting in favor of an invasion of Iraq. Unable to stand by and watch the world be rushed into an illegal war, Gun makes the gut-wrenching decision to defy her government and leak the memo to the press. So begins an explosive chain of events that will ignite an international firestorm, expose a vast political conspiracy, and put Gun and her family directly in harm’s way.

The Peanut Butter Falcon  (12A)

The Peanut Butter Falcon at Royston Picture Palace

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Friday
29 November 2019
19:30

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The Peanut Butter Falcon is an adventure story set in the world of a modern Mark Twain that begins when Zak (22), a young man with Down's syndrome runs away from a nursing home where he lives to chase his dream of becoming a professional wrestler and attending the wrestling school of The Salt Water Redneck. Through circumstances beyond their control Tyler (32), a small time outlaw on the run becomes Zak's unlikely coach and ally. Together they wind through deltas, elude capture, drink whisky, find God, catch fish, and convince Eleanor (28), a kind nursing home employee with a story of her own to join them on their journey. "Sure, it's 'feelgood', but so what? This is a "film about love, made with love". What a pick-me-up."

A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon  (U)

A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon at Royston Picture Palace

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Saturday
30 November 2019
15:30

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Shaun is back! Strange lights over the quiet town of Mossingham herald the arrival of a mystery visitor from far across the galaxy… When the intergalactic visitor – an impish and adorable alien called LU-LA – crash-lands near Mossy Bottom Farm, Shaun soon sees an opportunity for alien-powered fun and adventure and sets off on a mission to shepherd LU-LA home. Her magical alien powers, irrepressible mischief and galactic sized burps soon have the flock enchanted. Shaun takes his new extra-terrestrial friend on the road to Mossingham Forest to find her lost spaceship, unaware that a sinister alien-hunting agency is on their trail. Can Shaun and the flock avert Farmageddon on Mossy Bottom Farm before it’s too late?