Film What’s On
Green Book (12A)
Arts Centre Washington: Nov 13th 2019
Set in America in 1962, Green Book tells the heart-warming true story of Tony Lip, a working-class Italian-American bouncer who takes on a job as a chauffeur for Dr. Don Shirley, a highly-educated African-American classical pianist.
The Day Shall Come (15)
Arc Cinema: Nov 8th 2019 - Nov 14th 2019
An impoverished preacher who brings hope to the Miami projects is offered cash to save his family from eviction. He has no idea his sponsor works for the FBI who plan to turn him into a criminal by fueling his madcap revolutionary dreams.
Arc Cinema: Nov 8th 2019
Based on the writer/director's childhood, FARMING tells story of a young Nigerian boy, 'farmed out' by his parents to a white British family in the hope of a better future. Instead, he becomes the feared leader of a white skinhead gang.
Working Poverty: Riff Raff
Tyneside Cinema: Nov 13th 2019
A screening of Ken Loach’s Riff Raff, followed by a live discussion with local community organisers, activists and other guests about the growing crisis of working poverty in Newcastle, the North East and beyond.
Mark Thomas: The Liar's Quartet
Live Theatre: Nov 14th 2019 - Nov 17th 2019
Screening of films of three of Mark’s most popular and award-winning comedy shows, Bravo Figaro, Cuckooed and The Red Shed recorded live, known as The Liars Quartet.
Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)
Star & Shadow Cinema: Nov 14th 2019
2 men drag-racing across the U.S., in a '55 Chevy. Dennis Wilson's the mechanic, James Taylor's the driver.
Arc Cinema: Nov 9th 2019 - Nov 14th 2019
Set in the Parisian publishing world, an editor and an author find themselves in over their heads, as they cope with a middle-age crisis, the changing industry and their wives.
Official Secrets (15)
Arc Cinema: Nov 15th 2019 - Nov 21st 2019
The true story of a British whistleblower who leaked information to the press about an illegal NSA spy operation designed to push the UN Security Council into sanctioning the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
The Peanut Butter Falcon (12A)
Arc Cinema: Nov 15th 2019 - Nov 20th 2019
Zak runs away from his care home to make his dream of becoming a wrestler come true.
Oh, The Sanxia + Filmmaker Q&A
Tyneside Cinema: Nov 15th 2019
Oh, The Sanxia studies the completion of China’s Three Gorges Dam’s, in which some of China’s most prominent political figures past and present are taken to task for rushing the project.
Hocus Pocus Film Screening
Newcastle Castle: Nov 15th 2019
Enjoy a screening of Hocus Pocus at Newcastle Castle. This event takes place in the Black Gate, which is fully accessible.
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil
Arc Cinema: Nov 16th 2019
Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play.
Tyneside Kids Club: The Dark Crystal
Tyneside Cinema: Nov 16th 2019
Introduce your kids to this 80s classic from Jim Henson and join us after the film to make your own furry Fizzgigg. Plus, get your own dark crystal to take home free with your ticket!