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Hull Independent Cinema: THE CIAMBRA

16/08/2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:35 pm

£5 – £7

Hull Independent Cinema presents: THE CIAMBRA
Jonas Carpignano | 2017 | Italy | Cert 15 | 115 mins | Italian with English language subtitles

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A teenage boy from a Romany community in Calabria is drawn into petty crime to help his family make ends meet.

THE CIAMBRA | Jonas Carpignano | 2017 | Italy | Cert 15 | 115 mins | Italian with English language subtitles


Described as a modern day BICYCLE THIEVES, Martin Scorsese presents THE CIAMBRA. A small Romani community in Calabria, Pio Amato is desperate to grow up fast. At 14, he drinks smokes and is one of the few to easily slide between the region’s factions – the local Italians, the African refugees and his fellow Romani. Pio follows his older brother Cosimo everywhere, learning the necessary skills for life on the streets of their hometown. When Cosimo disappears and things start to go wrong, Pio sets out to prove he’s ready to step into his big brother’s shoes but soon finds himself faced with an impossible decision that will show if he is truly ready to become a man.

Starring Pio Amato, Koudous Seihon, Damiano Amato

Awards and Reviews

Winner, Cannes Film Festival, Label Europa Cinemas
Nominee, Film Independent Spirit Awards, Best Director

“Through Tim Curtin’s kinetic handheld camerawork, Carpignano immerses the viewer in Pio’s experience.” – Sheri Linden, Los Angeles Times

“Writer-director Jonas Carpignano displays a fine feeling for the simple joys and blunt sorrows of life at the margins and a great regard for his compelling young star.” – Matthew Lickona, San Diego Reader


THE CIAMBRA is rated 15. Visit the BBFC website for full details (may include plot spoilers).


Programme Details

Vue Cinema is open all day, so why not come along early to grab a drink and a snack? Doors to the screening room usually open around ten minutes before the performance starts.

7:30pm: Programme starts

9:35pm: Programme ends

The programme runtime includes an allowance for introductions and trailers. This may vary and in some cases, the film will begin immediately after a short introduction. While we will endeavour to accommodate latecomers, this may not always be possible. Please note that we reserve the right to refuse entry, without a refund, to anyone arriving after the advertised programme start time.

Tickets Terms and Conditions

If any tickets remain unsold they can be purchased on the door on the night of the screening, but we strongly advise buying in advance. Advance tickets must be purchased; we cannot reserve tickets.

Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. We reserve the right to refuse admission, without refund, to anyone arriving after the advertised start time.

If you purchase a membership or student ticket your membership card/student ID MUST be presented along with your ticket on the door when you come to a film. If you do not have your membership card/student ID we reserve the right to charge an additional £1 for your ticket.

** Please note: Tickets are not available via the Vue Box Office and is not included in Vue’s £4.99 ticket deal. Tickets available via Hull Box Office or on the door at the Hull Independent Cinema desk in the theatre lobby.  



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Hull, HU1 2PQ United Kingdom
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