Who we are: IFT is a community based two screen cinema, specialising in independent and world cinema. This venture is run by the Ipswich Film Theatre Trust, a not-for-profit organisation staffed by volunteers. Ticket prices: Film tickets are £7/£3 for 25s & under, and are available from the Box-Office before the film begins or in advance from our website. Box-Office opens 30 minutes before performance starts. More information: For more information, to contact us, watch trailers of all the films being shown or read our film blog visit our website www.iftt.co.uk Email: [email protected] Find us on Facebook Search for Ipswich Film Theatre Trust Follow us on Twitter - @ipswichftt Use your smartphone to scan the QR code above. Ipswich Film Theatre Trust is a company limited by guarantee. Registered in England and Wales, number 07031196. Saracens House, St Margarets Green, Ipswich, IP4 2BN Coming Soon from the RSC Sunday 15 February at 3pm Love’s Labour’s Lost: Encore William Shakespeare Summer 1914. In order to dedicate themselves to a life of study, the King and his friends take an oath to avoid the company of women for three years. No sooner have they made their pledge than the Princess of France and her ladies-in-waiting arrive, presenting them with a severe test of resolve. 8 March 26 July 6 Sept Love’s Labour’s Won: Encore (aka Much Ado About Nothing) The Merchant of Venice: Encore Othello: Encore For full details visit www.iftt.co.uk. All tickets for ‘Live’ shows £13. Available from the Box-Office or our web site: www.iftt.co.uk. Encore performances are shown ‘as live’. Sun 29 March at 7pm Hamlet: Encore William Shakespeare 1 Screen 2 Tue 3 Testament of Youth (12A) Testament of Youth (12A) 2.30 7.30 No Manifesto (15) No Manifesto (15) 2.30 7.30 Wed 4 Testament of Youth (12A) 7.30 No Manifesto (15) 7.30 Thu 5 Testament of Youth (12A) Testament of Youth (12A) 2.30 7.30 No Manifesto (15) No Manifesto (15) 2.30 7.30 Fri 6 Paper Souls (12A) Big Eyes (12A) 6.00 8.15 Son Of A Gun (15) 7.30 Sat 7 Big Eyes (12A) Big Eyes (12A) Paper Souls (12A) 2.30 6.00 8.15 Son Of A Gun (15) Son Of A Gun (15) 2.30 7.30 Sun 8 ..Rendlesham UFO...(15) 7.30 Tue 10 Paper Souls (12A) Big Eyes (12A) 2.30 7.30 Son Of A Gun (15) Son Of A Gun (15) 2.30 7.30 Wed 11 Big Eyes (12A) 7.30 Son Of A Gun (15) 7.30 Thu 12 Big Eyes (12A) Big Eyes (12A) 2.30 7.30 Son Of A Gun (15) Son Of A Gun (15) 2.30 7.30 Fri 13 Wild (15) Foxcatcher (15) 6.00 8.15 Love Is All (PG) 7.30 Sat 14 Foxcatcher (15) The Philadelphia Story (U) Wild (15) 2.30 6.00 8.15 Love Is All (PG) Love Is All (PG) 2.30 7.30 Sun 15 RSC:Love’s Labour’s Lost 3.00 Mon 16 Paddington (PG) 2.30 Tue 17 Wild (15) Foxcatcher (15) 2.30 7.30 Love Is All (PG) Love Is All (PG) 2.30 7.30 Wed 18 Treasure Island: Encore Wild (15) 2.00 7.30 Erebus: Into the Unknown (12A) 7.30 Thu 19 Wild (15) Wild (15) 2.30 7.30 Erebus: Into the Unknown (12A) 2.30 Erebus: Into the Unknown (12A) 7.30 Fri 20 Paddington (PG) Into the Woods (PG) Into the Woods (PG) 2.30 6.00 8.30 Love Is Strange (15) 7.30 Sat 21 Into the Woods (PG) 2.30 & 6.00 Into the Woods (PG) 8.30 Love Is Strange (15) Love Is Strange (15) 2.30 7.30 Tue 24 Into the Woods (PG) Au Revoir Les Enfants (12) 2.30 7.30 Love Is Strange (15) Love Is Strange (15) 2.30 7.30 Wed 25 Interstellar (12A) 7.30 Love Is Strange (15) 7.30 Thu 26 Interstellar (12A) Interstellar (12A) 2.30 7.30 Love Is Strange (15) Love Is Strange (15) 2.30 7.30 Fri 27 A Most Violent Year (15) Selma (12A) 6.00 8.30 Tales of the Grim... (15) 7.30 Sat 28 Selma (12A) 2.30 & 6.00 A Most Violent Year (15) 8.30 Tales of the Grim... (15) Tales of the Grim... (15) 2.30 7.30 Our programme of live screenings from The National Theatre and other venues continues. Please check our web site (www.iftt.co.uk) for the latest details. www.iftt.co.uk Sponsored by Colourplan Print CHILDREN’S MATINEE Mon 16 and Fri 20 February at 2.30pm Paddington (PG) The comical tale of everyone’s favourite bear. 95 mins. Wednesday 18 February at 2pm - Encore Treasure Island (12A) Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation. It’s a dark, stormy night. The stars are out. Jim, the inn-keeper’s granddaughter, opens the door to a terrifying stranger. At the old sailor’s feet sits a huge sea-chest, full of secrets. Jim invites him in – and her dangerous voyage begins. Suitable for 10 years+. (R/T 180 mins) All tickets only £3. Thursday 12 March at 7pm Behind the Beautiful Forevers (12A) By David Hare. Meera Syal (The Kumars, Goodness Gracious Me, Rafta Rafta at the National) returns to the National Theatre, directed by Rufus Norris (Broken, London Road). Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo spent three years in Annawadi recording the lives of its residents. From her uncompromising book, winner of the National Book Award for Non-Fiction 2012, David Hare has fashioned a tumultuous play on an epic scale. Thursday 26 March at 7pm A View From the Bridge By Arthur Miller. Don’t miss a stellar cast led by Mark Strong (The Imitation Game) in the Young Vic’s ‘magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold’ production of A View from the Bridge – the Evening Standard, Guardian and Independent’s top theatre pick of 2014. The great Arthur Miller confronts the American dream in this dark and passionate tale. In Brooklyn, longshoreman Eddie Carbone welcomes his Sicilian cousins to the land of freedom. But when one of them falls for his beautiful niece, they discover that freedom comes at a price. Ivo van Hove directs this stunning production of Miller’s tragic masterpiece, broadcast from London’s West End by NT Live. (R/T 150 mins) Thursday 16 April at 7pm From its sell-out run at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre comes this unique and critically acclaimed production of Shakespeare’s tragic Hamlet. In this stripped-back, fresh and fast-paced version, BAFTA nominee Maxine Peake creates a Hamlet for now, giving a performance hailed as ‘delicately ferocious’ by The Guardian and ‘a milestone Hamlet’ by the Manchester Evening News. All tickets £13. FEB 2015 Wild Where we are: IFT is located in The Ipswich Corn Exchange, King Street, Ipswich, IP1 1DH. IFT is disabled accessible. Screen l £3 or Al ly 25 er? s on d t un icke t m fil bringing independent, world and community cinema to Ipswich The Hard Problem (12A) By Tom Stoppard. Acclaimed playwright Tom Stoppard (Shakespeare in Love, Arcadia, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead) returns to the National Theatre with his highly-anticipated new play The Hard Problem, directed by Nicholas Hytner (Othello, Hamlet, One Man, Two Guvnors). VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIALS Sat 14 February The Philadelphia Story (U) Dir: George Cukor, US, 1940, 110 mins. Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart. Having divorced her irresponsible millionaire husband, the aptly named Tracy Lord is about to wed a dull but dependable fellow. However, any hopes of privacy at the wedding of the year are dashed by the arrival not only of her reluctant ex but of a pair of journalists sniffing for a scoop. A highpoint of sophisticated Hollywood comedy that sparkles with wit and pithy social comment. Fri 13 - Tue 17 Feb (Not 15 & 16) Love Is All (PG) Dir: Kim Longinotto, UK, 2014, 70 mins. Love is All takes us on a journey through the 20th century, exploring love and courtship on screen, from the very first kisses ever caught on film, through the disruption of war, to the birth of youth culture, gay liberation and free love. Told with spellbinding archive footage and set to a stunning Richard Hawley soundtrack. Ipswich Film Theatre www.iftt.co.uk Please check diary for screening times. FEBRUARY 2015 Fri 30 Jan - Thu 5 Feb (Not 1 & 2) Fri 6 - Tue 10 Feb (Not 8 & 9) Dir: James Kent, UK, 2014, 130 mins. Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington, Dominic West. Dir: Vincent Lannoo, Fr, 2013, 90 mins, French dialogue with subtitles. Stéphane Guillon, Julie Gayet, Jonathan Zaccaï. Testament Of Youth (12A) 1 Vera Brittain’s beloved WWI memoir is exquisitely realised in this moving and timely adaptation. Intelligent and free-spirited Vera wins a scholarship to Oxford and plunges into an intoxicating romance. Blooming, in love and on the cusp of fulfilling her ambitions, her dreams are brutally shattered by the onset of war. Tue 3 - Thu 5 Feb No Manifesto (15) 2 Dir: Elizabeth Marcus, US, 2015, 96 mins. Big Eyes (12A) 1 Martin, an author whose inspiration has dried up since the death of his wife, makes a living of sorts writing funeral orations for others. However, his humdrum existence is fractured when his latest commission for widow Emma has repercussions he never imagined. A poignant and quirky romantic comedy. Sun 8 Feb The Rendlesham UFO Incident (15) 1 Erebus: Into the Unknown (12A) Wed 25 - Thu 26 Feb 2 Dir: Peter Berger & Charlotte Purdy, NZ, 2014, 69 mins. 1 Dir: Daniel Simpson, UK, 2014, 83 mins. Robert Curtis, Abbie Salt, Danny Shayler. In 1991, a band with the unlikely name of Manic Street Preachers came on to the British music scene. A quarter century, multiple hit records and one missing member later, they are still here. Combining footage shot at home and on the road with rare archival materials and fan interviews that provide commentary, lore, criticism and praise, No Manifesto gives a comprehensive look at a most unusual band. Fri 6 - Thu 12 Feb (Not 8 & 9) Paper Souls (12A) Wed 18 - Thu 19 Feb On 28 November 1979, an Air New Zealand jet with 257 passengers went missing during a sightseeing tour over Antarctica. Within hours, 11 ordinary police officers were called to duty to face the formidable Mount Erebus. As the police recovered the victims, an investigation team tried to uncover the mystery of how a jet could fly into a mountain in broad daylight. Did the airline have a secret it wanted to bury? Set in the beautiful yet hostile environment of Antarctica, this is the emotional and compelling true story of an extraordinary police operation. Fri 20 - Tue 24 Feb (Not 22 & 23) Into the Woods (PG) Dir: Rob Marshall, US, 2014, 125 mins. Meryl Streep, Emily Blunt, James Corden. A captivating adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s musical about a baker and his childless wife with an all star cast as more fairy tale characters you can shake a stick at. Wonderful, witty, wintry entertainment. Fri 13 - Thu 19 Feb (Not 15 & 16) Fri 20 - Thu 26 Feb (Not 22 & 23) 1 Dir: Jean-Marc Vallée, US, 2014, 115 mins. Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Gaby Hoffmann. Love Is Strange (15) 1 Dir: Christopher Nolan, US, 2014, 166 mins. Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain. Four astronauts set out on an expedition to find a wormhole near Saturn with the aim of travelling through it to find an earth-like planet. A bold, beautiful cosmic adventure story with a touch of the surreal. Fri 27 Feb - Tue 3 Mar (Not 1 & 2) A Most Violent Year (15) 1 Dir: J.C. Chandor, US, 2014, 125 mins. Oscar Issac, Jessica Chastain, David Oyelowo. 1 33 years after the famed UFO sighting three treasure hunters with metal detectors are in the forest in search of Saxon gold when they see strange lights. Then their car vanishes, leaving them stuck in the infamous forest with increasingly ominous signs that they are not alone. A foundfootage chiller with some fantastic effects. Wild (15) Interstellar (12A) 2 Dir: Ira Sachs, US, 2014, 94 mins. Marisa Tomei, John Lithgow, Alfred Molina. New York, 1981. A married couple, owners of a heating oil supply company, try to close a deal that will expand their business. The problem is, they’re honest, unlike their competitors. A tough-minded, bracingly blunt look at the cost of doing business that casts an unblinking eye on the physical, emotional and moral bottom line. Fri 27 Feb - Thu 5 Mar (Not 1 & 2) Selma (12A) 1 Dir: Ava DuVernay, US, 2014, 128 mins. David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Tom Wilkinson. Dir: Tim Burton, US, 2014, 106 mins. Amy Adams, Christoph Waltz, Jason Schwartzman. The stranger than fiction tale of artist Margaret Keane whose haunting portraits of innocent, saucer-eyed waifs were claimed by her husband to have been painted by him. A fantastic female-led drama. Fri 6 - Thu 12 Feb (Not 8 & 9) Son Of A Gun (15) 2 Dir: Julius Avery, Aus, 2014, 109 mins. Brenton Thwaites, Alicia Vikander, Ewan McGregor. Imprisoned for a minor crime, 19 year old JB finds himself under the watchful eye of notorious criminal, Brendan Lynch, but protection comes at a price. A gripping Aussie crime thriller. Based on the best-selling memoir by Cheryl Strayed (beautifully adapted by Nick Hornby) which told the tale of her 1,000 mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail. With a finely modulated performance from Reese Witherspoon, this is the heartfelt and haunting story of a woman made feral by grief, walking from her own darkness into her own light. Fri 13 - Tue 17 Feb (Not 15 & 16) Foxcatcher (15) Four decades into their relationship, Ben and George can finally marry. However, their vows are tested shortly afterwards when George loses his job and the couple are forced to live apart. Separated and suddenly reliant on friends and family, George and Ben must navigate a new world. A film about life, love and long term commitment, it’s a beautiful and incredibly moving exploration about the expansive, intimate nature inside all human relationships. Tue 24 Feb Au Revoir Les Enfants (12A) 1 1 Dir: Bennett Miller, US, 2014, 134 mins. Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo. John du Pont, a wealthy business man, sets up a training camp to prepare wrestlers for the forthcoming Olympic games, including brothers Dave and Mark. But the hothouse atmosphere and petty jealousies and du Pont’s increasing paranoia propel the trio towards a tragedy no one could have foreseen. Dir: Louis Malle, Fr, 1987, 100 mins, French dialogue with subtitles. Gaspard Manesse, Raphael Fejtö, Francine Racette. Set in January 1944 at an exclusive Catholic boarding school, this richly detailed, immaculately acted film traces the friendship between two 12-year-olds, one from a wealthy Catholic family through whose eyes the events are seen, the other a Jewish boy hidden by the priests, his identity concealed. A movie about childhood, friendship, betrayal, and how to understand a confused world, One of the great movies about World War Two and the German Occupation. The story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s historic struggle to secure voting rights for all people – a dangerous and terrifying campaign that culminated with the epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, and led to President Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Grounded by a towering performance from British actor David Oyelowo, this is a film of startling immediacy, dramatic force and filmmaking verve. Fri 27 Feb - Tue 3 Mar (Not 1 & 2) Tales Of the Grim Sleeper (15) 2 Dir: Nick Bloomfield, US, 2014, 110 mins. Lonnie Franklin Jr was arrested in 2010 after a 25 year killing spree in which it is thought he could have killed over a 100 victims, potentially making him the most prolific serial killer in history. Franklin now awaits trial. Nick Bloomfield’s new documentary looks into how it was possible for all this to happen, finding wit, humour, and humanity in the most unexpected places, and a people who have been dealt a grave injustice that extends far beyond this case.
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