Our first season of the new year is another fantastic selection of new-release drama, mystery, documentary and more, from countries, including Germany, France and Japan, alongside the best of English-language independent cinema from either side of the Atlantic.
Alongside our main programme we’ve the third and final instalment of our exploration of the best short films in Europe; another visit from our friends Yorkshire Silents with their live score presentation of THE LOST WORLD from 1925; and a special screening of BREXITANNIA, a documentary that’s sure to provoke debate in the post-film Q&A, brought to you in partnership with Sheffield Doc/Fest.
It all adds up to another great season of films that you won’t find anywhere else in the city. Why not join us to Discover Something Different?
Tickets for all screenings at Vue Cinema Hull and Fruit are on sale online at Hull Box Office here (or call them on 01482 221113).
Tickets for BREXITANNIA and THE LOST WORLD are on sale online at Hull Truck Theatre here (or call them on 01482 323638).
Our full January to March season is:
Tue 9 Jan, 7:30pm, Vue Cinema
A precocious six-year-old and her rag-tag group of close friends’ summer break is filled with childhood wonder, possibility and a sense of adventure, while their parents and the adults around them struggle with hard times.
Thur 18 Jan, 7:30pm, Vue Cinema
A college student starts to experience extreme seizures while studying at a university in Oslo, Norway. She soon learns that the violent episodes are a symptom of inexplicable, and often dangerous, supernatural abilities.
Tue 23 Jan, 7:30pm, Vue Cinema
From an anchorwoman to a homeless man, actress Cate Blanchett portrays 13 distinct characters in vignettes that incorporate timeless manifestos.
Thur 1 Feb, 7:30pm, Vue Cinema
The incredible story of Jane Goodall, the world-renowned conservationist. Featuring never-before-seen footage of her early work in Africa, set to music by the legendary Philip Glass.
Tue 6 Feb, 7:30pm, Vue Cinema
Master auteur Michael Haneke returns with a biting satire on bourgeois family values set in the shadow of the European refugee crisis.
Thur 15 Feb, 7:30pm, Vue Cinema
Cursed with immortality, a highly skilled samurai in feudal Japan promises to help a young woman avenge the death of her parents. Their mission leads them into a bloody battle with a ruthless warrior and his band of master swordsmen.
Tue 20 Feb, 7:30pm, Vue Cinema
A young man is shot while illegally crossing a border and is sent to a refugee camp. When it is discovered that the wounded man can levitate at will, a doctor with his own agenda smuggles the man out.
Thur 8 March, 7:30pm, Vue Cinema
After months have passed without a culprit in her daughter’s murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at William Willoughby, the town’s revered chief of police.
Tue 13 March, 7:30pm, Vue Cinema
Set in 1950’s London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover.
Thur 29 March, 7:30pm, Vue Cinema
In the early 2000s, an artistically-inclined seventeen year-old comes of age in Sacramento, California.
Mon 12 Feb, 7:30pm, Fruit
The European Film Academy’s Short Matters tour is a brilliant panorama of young contemporary European filmmaking.
Sat 3 Feb, 7pm, Hull Truck Theatre
BREXITANNIA is a documentary in which the ordinary people and the experts of Britain share their perspectives about the 2016 EU referendum. This event is presented in partnership with Sheffield Doc/Fest and includes a post film discussion and Q&A with director Timothy George Kelly and special guests.
Tue 20 March, 7pm, Hull Truck Theatre
Screening in partnership with Yorkshire Silents, with live, improvised piano accompaniment by Jonny Best.
Ninety years before Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park, Arthur Conan Doyle’s dinosaur adventure was brought to the big screen for the first time. Join us for an adventure across continents to the land that time forgot, featuring all your favourite dinosaurs, the terrifying ‘apeman’ and a few volcanoes for good measure. Special effects pioneer Willis O’Brien’s stop-motion animation still looks magnificent on the big screen – he started work on his masterpiece, King Kong, just a few months after the release of The Lost World.