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April 2019

Twickenham Cinema Club Present ‘Leave No Trace’

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April 10 @ 7:30 pm
£5/6

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Debra  (Winter’s Bone) Granik’s subtle portrayal of an extraordinary story is a film that man missed on the mainstream cinema circuit, but has been named by film critic Mark Kermode as his 'Film of the Year. It weaves tension and poignant timing into a complex but heartfelt story of a war veteran and his teenage daughter’s hidden life in the depths of a national park in Portland, Oregon. Tickets: In advance: £5 + fee early bird before 21st March, £6…

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Richmond Film Society Presents ‘Sweet Country’

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April 16 @ 8:00 pm
£5/3

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Richmond Film Society Presents ‘Sweet Country’ (Australia) Details 16 April 2019 @ 8:00pm £5 (£3 full-time students). Members go free. https://www.richmondfilmsoc.org.uk/ Australia (2017) Set in the Australian outback in 1920 and loosely based on an actual case, the film tells the story of a middle-aged Aboriginal farm-hand who, in fear for his life, kills a violent, boorish and racist landowner whilst acting in self-defence. Lacking any faith in the local justice system (“I’m a blackfella who killed a whitefella”), he…

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Richmond Film Society Presents ‘Truman’ (Spain)

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April 30 @ 8:00 pm
£5/3

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Richmond Film Society Presents ‘Truman’ (Spain) Details 30 April 2019 @ 8:00pm £5 (£3 full-time students). Members go free. https://www.richmondfilmsoc.org.uk/ Spain (2017) Julián has terminal cancer, his oldest friend Tomas flies halfway round the world to be there for him, to tie up loose ends, including finding a home for Truman, a rather morose, elderly Bull Mastiff. Directed by Cesc Gay Rating: 15 Written by Cesc Gay, Tomàs Aragay Runtime: 108 minutes Tickets: Adults: £5 Full time students: £3 Free to RFS…

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May 2019

A Hard Day’s Night

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May 7 @ 8:00 pm
£7/5

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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A showing of the iconic 1964 film much of which was filmed on location in the Twickenham and Isleworth area and all of the internal filming took place at Twickenham Studios. Directed by Richard Lester the film has had a huge influence on music and world culture. This event will have an introduction analysing this influence and celebrating the unique 1964 time and place.

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Grease: Sing-A-Long

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May 10 @ 7:30 pm
£7/5

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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The Exchange brings you a Sing-Along special screening of Grease, featuring everyone’s favourite bad-boy turned good Danny Zuko (John Travolta) alongside the wholesome Sandy (Olivia Newton-John). This 1978 classic is the highest grossing Musical of all time. We're taking you back to the 50's, and a little place called Rydell High. Grease related fancy dress is encouraged but not compulsory though you will definitely need to bring your singing voice!  

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Richmond Film Society Presents ‘120 BPM’ (France)

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May 14 @ 8:00 pm
£5/3

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Richmond Film Society Presents ‘120 BPM (Beats Per Minute)’ (France) RFS’s Season continues with Robin Campillo’s drama on AIDS/HIV activism in early nineties Paris, focusing upon the ‘Act Up’ group, who lobbied for legislation, research and treatment to combat the global pandemic and perceived government indifference. The film meshes the political with the personal to powerful effect, featuring a romance between two of the members, whilst also reflecting the tension and infighting within the group, with some advocating disruptive and…

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Richmond Film Society Presents: The Beatles – Eight Day’s A Week – The Touring Years

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May 21 @ 8:00 pm
£5/3

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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In 1962 four young men - John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr - came together to form the 20th century musical phenomenon known as 'The Beatles'. The band stormed Europe in 1963 and, in 1964, they conquered America. Their groundbreaking world tours changed global youth culture forever and, arguably, invented mass entertainment as we know it today. All the while, the group were composing and recording a series of extraordinarily successful singles and albums. However, the relentless…

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Richmond Film Society Present: ‘Glory’

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May 28 @ 8:00 pm

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Richmond Film Society Presents ‘Glory’ (Bulgaria) Bulgaria (2016) When Tzanko, a shy, reclusive state-railroad worker, finds a substantial amount of cash on the tracks and hands it in, Julia, a cynical PR executive, sees an opportunity to turn his good deed into a distraction from a corruption scandal involving the Minister of Transport. After Tzanko is presented with a cheap digital watch as a reward at a set piece media event, Julia removes his wristwatch (a family heirloom) and proceeds…

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June 2019

Twickenham Cinema Club Present – Melancholia

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June 5 @ 7:30 pm
£6/5

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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A film that is all at once brilliantly preposterous, fantastical and audacious. Demonstrating director Lars Von Trier's gift for radical originality "Melancholia" (rating: 15)is both visceral and lyrical in its vision and study of the human psyche. The film centres on a career best performance from Kirsten Dunst with strong support from John Hurt and Charlotte Rampling. Doors open 6.45, film starts at 7.30 Tickets: in person at the box office: £6, Richmond Card Holders £5.  By phone to box office £6  

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Richmond Film Society Presents ‘The Old Man & The Gun’

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June 11 @ 8:00 pm
£5/3

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Richmond Film Society Presents ‘The Old Man & The Gun’ (USA) USA (2018) Richmond Film Society’s screening for the 2019 Twickenham Festival is the acclaimed biographical crime comedy, ‘The Old Man & The Gun’. Robert Redford, in his final performance, plays Forrest Tucker, a career bank robber whose eighteen audacious prison breaks included one from Alcatraz in a homemade kayak. Following that escape at the age of 70, he and two elderly colleagues (‘the Over-the-Hill-Gang’) embarked upon to an unprecedented…

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