Films

‘Aquarius’ – Peak Film Society

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Aq146mins Certificate 18

Starring: Sonia Braga,  Maeve Jinkings,  Irandhir Santos

Director: Kleber Mendonça Filho

Brazil/France 2016

Clara, an imperious 65-year-old music critic is the remaining resident in Aquarius, a seaside apartment block. Corrupt developers have acquired all the other apartments but Clara will not be intimidated into selling them hers, pledging to leave only upon her death. The resulting tension disturbs Clara but gives her an edge on her daily routine. It also gets her thinking about her loved ones, her past and future. Portuguese language with English subtitles.

Doors open 7.00pm. Licensed bar available after (and occasionally before) the screening.

Tickets – temporary membership for individual screenings £5 (£4 concessions). Pay on the door.

More information and annual membership application form available from Bay Tree Books, 96 High St. West, Glossop or visit info@peakfilmsociety.org

‘Moonlight’ – Peak Film Society

Saturday 13th January, 2018
7:30 pm

moonlight111mins Certificate 15

Starring: Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Duan Sanderson

Director: Barry Jenkins

USA 2016

Beautifully shot coming-of-age drama and winner of three oscars in 2017, including that for best motion picture. Moonlight chronicles the childhood, adolescence and burgeoning adulthood of Chiron, a young African-American, gay man, growing up in a rough neighbourhood of Miami.

Doors open 7.00pm. Licensed bar available after (and occasionally before) the screening.

Tickets – temporary membership for individual screenings £5 (£4 concessions). Pay on the door.

More information and annual membership application form available from Bay Tree Books, 96 High St. West, Glossop or visit info@peakfilmsociety.org

‘The Young Offenders’ – Peak Film Society

Saturday 17th February, 2018
7:30 pm

young-off83 mins Certificate 15

Starring: Alex Murphy, Chris Walley, Hilary Rose

Director:  Peter Foote

Ireland 2016

Inspired by the story of Ireland’s biggest cocaine seizure (440 million euros) in 2007, and an absolute hoot.  A drug trafficking boat capsizes off the west coast of Cork and a bale of cocaine worth 7 million euros is missing. Inner city boys Conor and Jack set off on stolen bikes, hoping to make their fortunes. They are hotly pursued by Sergeant Healy to whom Conor’s long term bike stealing career has become an obsession.

Doors open 7.00pm. Licensed bar available after (and occasionally before) the screening.

Tickets – temporary membership for individual screenings £5 (£4 concessions). Pay on the door.

More information and annual membership application form available from Bay Tree Books, 96 High St. West, Glossop or visit info@peakfilmsociety.org

‘Daughters Of The Dust’ – Peak Film Society

Saturday 10th March, 2018
7:30 pm

daughters112 mins Certificate PG

Starring: Cora Lee Day, Adisa Anderson, Alva Rogers

Director: Julie Dash

UK/USA January 1991  Re-released 2016 (restored)

The first feature film directed by an Afro/American woman to be given theatrical distribution in the USA.   In 1902, the Peazant family, descendants of African slaves living on an island off the South Carolina coast, face a threat to their unique culture, language and way of life. Some of the younger generation have found new lives on the mainland and return to encourage others to join them. The past, present and future of the family are seen through the eyes of an unborn child.

Doors open 7.00pm. Licensed bar available after (and occasionally before) the screening.

Tickets – temporary membership for individual screenings £5 (£4 concessions). Pay on the door.

More information and annual membership application form available from Bay Tree Books, 96 High St. West, Glossop or visit info@peakfilmsociety.org

‘Things To Come’ – Peak Film Society

Saturday 31st March, 2018
7:30 pm

things102 mins Certificate 12A

Starring: Isabelle Huppert, André Marcon, Roman Kolinka

Director: Mia Hansen-Løve

France/Germany 2016

Elizabeth Huppert stars in this French-language art-house art house film as a chic philosophy professor. She soldiers through her mother’s death, gets fired from her job and deals with a husband who is cheating on her. French, German and English languages, with English subtitles.

Doors open 7.00pm. Licensed bar available after (and occasionally before) the screening.

Tickets – temporary membership for individual screenings £5 (£4 concessions). Pay on the door.

More information and annual membership application form available from Bay Tree Books, 96 High St. West, Glossop or visit info@peakfilmsociety.org

‘The Eagle Huntress’ – Peak Film Society

Saturday 14th April, 2018
7:30 pm

eagle87mins  Certificate  U

With Aisholpan and Rys Nurgaiv [as themselves] Narrated by Daisy Ridley

Director: Otto Bell

UK/Mongolia/USA  2016

This spellbinding documentary follows the engaging Aisholpan, a 13-year-old nomadic Mongolian girl who is fighting to become the first female eagle hunter in twelve generations of her Kazakh family. Kazakh language with English subtitles and narration.

Doors open 7.00pm. Licensed bar available after (and occasionally before) the screening.

Tickets – temporary membership for individual screenings £5 (£4 concessions). Pay on the door.

More information and annual membership application form available from Bay Tree Books, 96 High St. West, Glossop or visit info@peakfilmsociety.org

‘Hidden Figures’ – Peak Film Society

Saturday 28th April, 2018
7:30 pm

127 mins   Certificate PG

hiddenStarring: Taraji P Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner & Kirsten Dunst

Director: Theodore Melfi

USA  2016

The incredible true story of three brilliant African-American female mathematicians at NASA who play a vital role in launching astronaut John Glenn into orbit, turning around the space race and galvanising the world. Oscar nominated and, “a thunderously feel good experience”.

Doors open 7.00pm. Licensed bar available after (and occasionally before) the screening.

Tickets – temporary membership for individual screenings £5 (£4 concessions). Pay on the door.

More information and annual membership application form available from Bay Tree Books, 96 High St. West, Glossop or visit info@peakfilmsociety.org

‘Their Finest’ – Peak Film Society

Saturday 19th May, 2018
7:30 pm

their-finest117 mins  Certificate 12A

Starring:  Gemma Arterton. Sam Clafin, Bill Nighy

Director: Lone Scherfig

UK/Sweden  2016

During the Blitz a secretary is recruited to a Ministry of Information team to write scripts for the production of propaganda films. Facing sexism, jealous relatives and political interference the team struggle to deliver the film. In the face of those challenges, they share a hope to contribute something meaningful in this time of war and in their own lives.

Doors open 7.00pm. Licensed bar available after (and occasionally before) the screening.

Tickets – temporary membership for individual screenings £5 (£4 concessions). Pay on the door.

More information and annual membership application form available from Bay Tree Books, 96 High St. West, Glossop or visit info@peakfilmsociety.org