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Friday 3 March 7.30pm
Dark Horse
(2014) [PG] 1 hour 24 mins

Director: Louise Osmond
Cast: Jan Vokes, Brian Vokes, Howard Davies, Angela Davies

This is an inspirational true story of a group of friends from a small Welsh Working Men’s Club who decide to buy a race horse.

The barmaid at the club was the driving force and she roped in her pals to form a syndicate, each person paying £10 a week for the upkeep and training of the horse, Dream Alliance.

The horse was kept on an allotment and remarkably went on to the win the Welsh Grand National and £137,000 in career prize money.

“Osmond’s documentary is inspiring and emotive” (Rupert Hawksley - Telegraph)

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Friday 31 March 7.30pm
Julieta
(2016) [15] 1 hour 37 mins (Spanish - sub-titled)

Director: Pedro Almodóvar
Cast: Emma Suárez, Adriana Ugarte, Daniel Grao

Julieta is a seemingly contented middle aged woman leading a comfortable and fulfilling life in Madrid and planning on moving to Portugal with her handsome boyfriend.

One day, by chance, she bumps into a childhood friend of her long estranged daughter and learns that the two friends have recently met. This news is like a thunderbolt to Julieta and begins a painful reflection into her past, flashing back to the moments of pain that have defined her current life.

“Almodovar’s magnificent new film is a swirling family melodrama” (Geoffrey McNab – Independent)

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Friday 5 May 7.30pm
Hunt for thr Wilderpeople
(2016) [12A] 1 hour 39 mins

Director: Taika Waititi
Cast: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rima Te Wiata

This enjoyable film is equal parts comedy and rousing adventure story.

Ricky is a troubled city kid who is placed with a foster family on a farm in the New Zealand countryside. When Ricky is threatened with being moved to another family he and his cantankerous foster father, Uncle Hec, go on the run in the bush. A national manhunt ensues and despite their differences they somehow manage to survive as a family.

“...unites a solid cast, a talented film maker and a poignant, funny and deeply affecting message” (Rotten Tomatoes)

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