Firstsite Cinema | March 2019

This month’s Firstsite Cinema programme is packed full of Academy Award winners! Featuring winner of Best Picture, Green Book – best animated feature, Spiderman in the Spider-verse – best supporting actress Regina King in If Beale Street Could Talk – and winner of best hair and make-up, Vice. You can even catch extra screenings of best documentary feature Free Solo!

Also coming to Firstsite’s big screen in March, two remarkable musicians celebrate their 75th birthdays. Join an incredible array of singers and musicians in a tribute concert for Joni Mitchell, in Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration.  Plus, relive the 1983 Diana Ross concert ‘Live in Central Park’, with never before seen footage in Diana Ross: Her Life, Love and Legacy.

 

FAMILY FILMS

 

Spiderman in the Spider-verse (PG)

Certificate: PG
Length: 117 mins
Director: Bob Persichetti, Peter Ramsey
Cast: Liev Schreiber, Shameik Moore

Sat 9 Mar 12:10pm
Sat 9 Mar 5pm
Sun 10 Mar 12:10pm

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Autism Friendly | Lego Movie 2 (U)

Certificate: U
Length: 107 mins
Director: Mike Mitchell Rob Schrab
Cast: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett

Sat 30 Mar 11:15am

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MAINSTREAM

 

The Mule (15)

Certificate: 15
Length: 132 mins
Director: Clint Eastwood
Cast: Clint Eastwood, Bradley Cooper, Laurence Fishburne

Sun 3 Mar 4:45pm
Tues 5 Mar 7:30pm

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Green Book (12A)

Certificate: 12A
Length: 130 mins
Director: Peter Farrelly
Cast: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershalah Ali

Fri 8 Mar 6pm
Sat 9 Mar 7:30pm
Sun 10 Mar 6pm
Thurs 14 Mar 7:30pm

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Can You Ever Forgive Me? (15)

Certificate: 15
Length:106 mins
Director: Marielle Heller
Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant, Dolly Wells

Fri 15 Mar 7:30pm
Sat 16 Mar 8pm
Sun 17 Mar 7:40pm

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INDEPENDENT CINEMA

 

Destroyer (15)

Certificate: 15
Length: 121 mins
Director: Karyn Kusama
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Toby Kebbell, Tatiana Maslany

Fri 1 Mar 6pm
Sun 3 Mar 2:15pm

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Vice (15)

Certificate: 15
Length: 132 mins
Director: Adam Mckay
Cast: Christian Bale, Amy Adas, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell

Fri 1 Mar 8:30pm
Sun 3 Mar 7:30pm
Wed 6 Mar 7:30pm

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A Private War (15)

Certificate: 15
Length: 110 mins
Director: Matthew Heineman
Cast: Rosamund Pike, Tom Hollander, Jamie Dornan

Fri 8 Mar 8:40pm
Sun 10 Mar 8:40pm
Tues 12 Mar 7:30pm

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Ray & Liz (15)

Certificate: 15
Length: 108 mins
Director: Richard Billingham
Cast: Ella Smith, Justin Salinger, Tony Way

Sat 30 Mar 1:30pm
Sun 31 Mar 12pm
Thurs 4 Apr 8:20pm

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On the Basis of Sex (12A)

Certificate: 12A
Length: 120 mins
Director: Mimi Leder
Cast: Armie Hammer, Felicity Jones

Fri 29 Mar 6pm
Sun 31 Mar 5:20pm
Thurs 4 Apr 6pm

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Boy Erased (15)

Certificate: 15
Length: 115 mins
Director: Joel Edgerton
Cast: Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Joel Edgerton

Fri 22 Mar 8:30pm
Sat 23 Mar 7:30pm

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All is True (12A)

Certificate: 12A
Length: 101 mins
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Cast: Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen

Sun 17 Mar 5:30pm
Mon 18 Mar 7:30pm
Weds 20 Mar 1pm
Thurs 21 Mar 6pm

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Jellyfish (15)

Certificate: 15
Length: 101 mins
Director: James Gardner
Cast: Liv Hill, Sinead Matthews, Cyril Nri

Weds 20 Mar 7:30pm

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If Beale Street Could Talk (15)

Certificate: 15
Length: 119 mins
Director: Barry Jenkins
Cast: KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Regina King

Fri 22 Mar 6pm
Sat 23 Mar 5pm
Sun 24 Mar 7:30pm
Wed 27 Mar 7:30pm
Thurs 28 Mar 7:30pm

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WORLD CINEMA

 

Japan Foundation | Born Bone Born (12A)

Certificate: 12A
Length: 111 mins
Director: Toshiyuki Teruya
Cast: Ayame Misaki, Eiji Okuda, Michitaka Tsutsui
Language: Japanese with English subtitles

Sat 2 Mar 2:45pm

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Japan Foundation | Penguin Highway (12A)

Certificate: 12A
Length: 118 mins
Director: Hiroyasu Ishida
Cast: Kana Kita, Yû Aoi, Miki Fukui
Language: ­Japanese with English subtitles

Sat 9 Mar 2:30pm

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Burning (15)

Certificate: 15
Length: 148 mins
Director: Lee Chang-dong
Cast: Yoo Ah-in, Steven Yeun, Jeon Jong-seo
Language: Korean with English subtitles

Sun 10 Mar 2:45pm
Mon 11 Mar 7pm

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Japan Foundation | Dear Etranger (15)

Certificate: 15
Length: 127 mins
Director: Yukiko Mishima
Cast: Rena Tanaka, Tadanobu Asano, Miu Arai
Language: Japanese with English subtitles

Sat 16 Mar 5:20pm

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Japan Foundation | Dad’s Lunch Box (PG)

Certificate: PG
Length: 76 mins
Director: Masakazu Fukatsu
Cast: Toshimi Watanabe, Utano Aoi, Yuriko Hara
Language: Japanese with English subtitles

Sun 17 Mar 1pm

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Japan Foundation | Destiny: The Tale of Kamakura (PG)

Certificate: PG
Length: 129 mins
Director: Takashi Yamazaki
Cast: Masato Sakai, Mitsuki Takahata, Shin’ichi Tsutsumi
Language: Japanese with English subtitles

Sun 17 Mar 3pm

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Japan Foundation | Thicker Than Water (15)

Certificate: 15
Length: 103 mins
Director: Keisuke Yoshida
Cast: Masataka Kubota, Hirofumi Arai, Keiko Enoue
Language: Japanese with English subtitles

Sat 23 Mar 2:30pm

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Mektoub, My Love (15)

Certificate: 15
Length: 181 mins
Director: Abdellatif Kechiche
Cast: Shaïn Boumedine, Ophélie Bau, Salim Kechiouche
Language: French with English subtitles

Sun 24 Mar 4pm

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Foxtrot (15)

Certificate: 15
Length: 113 mins
Director: Samuel Maoz
Cast: Lior Ashkenazi, Sarah Adler, Yonathon Shiray
Language: Hebrew with English subtitles

Mon 25 Mar 7:30pm

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Capernaum (15)

Certificate: 15
Length: 150 mins
Director: Nadine Labaki
Cast: Zain Al Rafeea, Yordanos Shiferaw, Boluwatife Treasure Bankole
Language: Arabic with English subtitles

Sun 31 Mar 7:45pm
Mon 1 Apr 7:30pm

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Sauvage (18)

Certificate: 18
Length: 99 mins
Director: Camille Vidal-Naquet
Cast: Félix Maritaud, Eric Bernard, Nicolas Dibla
Language: French with English subtitles

Fri 29 Mar 8:30pm

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DOCUMENTARY

 

Free Solo (12A)

Certificate: 12A
Length: 100 mins
Director: Chai Vasarhelyi & Jimmy Chin
Cast: Alex Honnold

Sat 2 Mar 12:30pm
Sun 3 Mar 12:15pm
Tues 5 Mar 1pm
Weds 6 Mar 1pm
Thurs 7 Mar 7:30pm

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Nexo Digital Art Season | Van Gogh: Of Wheat Fields and Clouded Skies (cert. tbc)

Certificate: TBC
Length: 70 mins
Director: Giovanni Piscaglia
Cast: Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Marco Goldin, Eva Rovers
Language: Italian with English subtitles

Mon 4 Mar 7pm

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Diana Ross: Her Life, Love, and Legacy (PG)

Certificate: PG
Length: 156 mins
Director: Steve Binder

Tues 26 Mar 7:30pm

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STAGE ON SCREEN

 

Met Live | La Fille Du Règiment (12A)

Certificate: 12A
Length: 155 min
Director: TBC
Conductor: Enrique Mazzola
Cast: Pretty Yende, Javier Camarena, Stephanie Blythe, Maurizio Muraro
Language: French with English subtitles

Sat 2 Mar 5:55pm

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Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration (15)

Certificate: 15
Length: 120 mins
Director: Martyn Atkins
Cast: Joni Mitchell, Brandu Carlile, Glen Hansard, Emmylou Harris, Norah Jones, Chaka Khan, Kris Kristofferson, Seal, James Taylot, Rufus Wainwright

Thurs 21 Mar 8pm

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Met Live | Die Walküre (12A)

Certificate: 12A
Length: 295 min
Director: TBC
Conductor: Philippe Jordan
Cast: Christine Goerke, Eva-Maria Westbroek, Stuart Skelton, Jamie Barton, Greer Grimsley, Günther Groissböck
Language: German with English subtitles

Sat 30 Mar 4pm

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