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Thursday 28th September 7:30pm
The Roxy presents…
A programme of films by artists Ben Rivers, Luke Fowler, Sarah Miles and Adam Chodzko, curated by Josephine Lanyon

Introduction by Josephine Lanyon, Q & A with Ben Rivers
Ben Rivers, Origin of the Species, 2008 (16 mins)
Luke Fowler, Depositions, 2014 (24 mins 32 secs)
Sarah Miles, Magnificent Ray, 2000 (23 mins)
Adam Chodzko, The Pickers, 2009 (17 mins, 52 secs)
We are pleased to present All the People, a film programme curated by Josephine Lanyon featuring four short films that fuse subject and landscape, fact and fiction, live action and archival materials. In this absorbing series of works, people cast their futures by re-imagining Britain’s rural past. The title is drawn from the county’s fiercely independent 1911 motto ‘all the people of Somerset’. Commissioned by Somerset Art Works, the programme will be toured to other venues between 28 September to 1 October during Somerset Art Weeks Festival.

For more information, please visit somersetartworks.org.uk/allthepeople


Friday 29th September 8:30pm
The Levelling(15) UK 2017 83 mins.
Dir Hope Dickson Leach. Ellie Kendrick, David Troughton
Filmed on the Somerset Levels. “A superbly shot and piercingly acted realist tragedy, like a disturbing folk horror movie with the horror amputated, so that only the folk remains” The Guardian

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Friday 13th October 8:30pm
The Roxy presents…
Music and the Movies: an evening with David Buchanan
Until somebody proves otherwise, David Buchanan and the team at Succulent Films hold the accolade of being the first people
ever to make a feature-length movie musical in the Mendips (for under £2000). Since then, music and musicals have played a huge part in David’s filmography. Over the course of the evening he will screen a series of films, including his own work and clips from Hollywood classics, discussing the different ways that music and film can work together.


Friday 20th October 8:30pm
Their Finest (R) UK 2017 117 mins.
Dir: Lone Scherfig. Gemma Arterton, Bill Nighy
A former secretary, newly appointed as a scriptwriter for propaganda films, joins the cast and crew of a major production while the Blitz rages around them.


Thursday 2nd November 7:30pm
The Roxy presents…
The Roxy Comedy Night Pilot
Mark your diaries for the very first Axbridge Roxy Comedy Night on Thursday, November 2nd, in what we hope will become a regular event – with your support. The pilot event is aimed at seeing if there’s a public appetite for an evening of stand-up, funny short films and crazy performance poetry. Hosted by The Roxy and compered by Axbridge resident Harry Mottram the evening will introduce emerging talent from Somerset and beyond with several acts that will have you chuckling, chortling and hopefully laughing hysterically in the country’s smallest but best performance space.

The doors and bar open at 7pm with the fun starting at 7.30pm with a 20 minute interval, wrapping up before 10pm. Tickets are available from the
Axbridge Chemist and Post Office, or the Roxy box office (07725 051523) at £6. For more information, or if you are interested in performing, email harryfmottram@gmail.com or call 07789 864769.


Friday 3rd November 8:30pm
A Quiet Passion (12A) UK 2017 125 mins.
Dir Terence Davies. Cynthia Nixon, Jennifer Ehle
The story of American poet Emily Dickinson from her early days as a young schoolgirl to her later years as a reclusive, unrecognised artist.


European Film Club
Tuesday, 7th November 7:30pm
Entre Les Murs
(15) France 2008 128 mins
Dir: Laurent Cantet. François Bégeaudeau, Agame Malembo-Emene, Angelica Sancio
Teacher and novelist François Bégaudeau plays a version of himself as he negotiates a year with his racially mixed students from a tough Parisian neighbourhood.
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Friday, 10th November 8:30pm
Whitney: Can I Be Me? (15) USA/UK 2017 105 mins.
Dir Nick Broomfield. Whitney Houston, Bobby Brown
The story of Whitney Houston’s extraordinary life and tragic death.


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Friday 17th November 8:30pm
Loving
(12A) USA 2016
Dir: Jeff Nichols. Ruth Negga, Joel Edgerton
Delicate and graceful true story of a modest interracial couple in 1960s USA, whose relationship sparked a case that changed legal history.


Friday 24th November 8:30pm
Fire at Sea (12A) ITA 2016 94 mins.
Dir: Franco Rosi. Gianfranco Rosi, Carla Cattani
Capturing life on the Italian island of Lampedusa, a frontline in the European migrant crisis.


Thursday 30th November 8:30pm
Miles Ahead (15) USA 2016 100 mins.
Dir: Don Cheadle. Don Cheadle, Ewan McGregor
An exploration of the life and music of Miles Davis.


Friday 1st December 8:30pm
Mindhorn
(15) UK 2017 89 mins.
Dir: Foley. Julian Barratt, Essie Davies
Mighty Boosh veteran Julian Barratt plays with fanatical gusto a deluded, failed actor given an unlikely chance to redeem his career in this Partridgean comedy.


European Film Club
Tuesday 5th December 7:30pm
Good bye Lenin!
(15) Germany 2002 121 mins.
Dir. Wolfgang Becker. Daniel Brühl, Katrin Saβ, Chulpan Khamatova
In 1990, to protect his fragile mother from a fatal shock after a long coma, a young man must keep her from learning that her beloved nation of East Germany as she knew it has disappeared.
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Thursday 7th & Friday 8th December 8:30pm
Hidden Figures
(PG) USA 2016
Dir: Melfi. Taraji P Henson, Octavia Spencer
The extraordinary true story of 3 black women ‘computers’ working on the NASA Apollo programmes in the still segregated late 1960s USA. Wonderful and uplifting.

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