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October 2017

An Inconvenient Sequel + Q&A Green Party’s Shane Collins

October 3 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Westlands Yeovil, Westlands Entertainment Venue, Westbourne Close
Yeovil, Somerset BA20 2DD United Kingdom
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A decade after “An Inconvenient Truth” brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. In 2006, filmmaker Davis Guggenheim first followed Al Gore as the former presidential candidate campaigned to raise awareness of the dangers of global warning and called for action to curb its destructive effects on the environment. Soon after the documentary “An Inconvenient Truth” was released, this the second film went…

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MY LIFE AS A COURGETTE + WORKSHOP BY J.PARKYN/AARDMAN + GUIDED DISCUSSION

October 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Hauser and Wirth Somerset, Dropping Ln
Bruton, Somerset BA10 0NL United Kingdom
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4d9N5Y_sN8Q "Here is a little miracle of gentleness, tenderness and intense, traditional Frenchness" says the Guardian about this funny and engaging animated feature about an orphan called Courgette. Nine years old Icare, known to his friends as Courgette, is sent to a local orphanage after the accidental death of his abusive mother. There he struggles at first to find his place in this strange, at times hostile, environment. But with the help of his new-found friends, Courgette eventually learns to trust and might find…

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Nosferatu + live music from Somerset Brides of Dracula

October 31 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Westlands Yeovil, Westlands Entertainment Venue, Westbourne Close
Yeovil, Somerset BA20 2DD United Kingdom
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Voted 7th on The Guardian’s list of the “25 Best Horror Films of all time” in 2010, this 1922 German silent horror movie is a classic in its genre, influencing so many horror movies and characters since. It has even its own website (www.nosferatumovie.com). Illegally adapted from Bram Stoker’s novel Dracula, Nosferatu was originally meant to disappear when, following Stoker’s wife's legal battle, the German Court ordered all copies of the film destroyed. Luckily surviving copies have made their way…

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November 2017

THE LEVELLING: WITH TALK FROM COMMON GROUND

November 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Westlands Yeovil, Westlands Entertainment Venue, Westbourne Close
Yeovil, Somerset BA20 2DD United Kingdom
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Common Ground & WhereWestBegins present a drama about the Somerset floods, with a showcase of short films from the Harvest Film Festival screened before the main feature. Somerset, England. Trainee vet Clover Catto returns to the farm where she grew up after hearing news that her brother Harry has dies in what appears to be a suicide. Finding the family home in a state of horrendous disrepair following the 2014 floods that devastated the area, Clover is forced to confront…

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October 2018

Dazed and Confused talk Tom Hodgkinson The Idler Hauser & Wirth Somerset – Rescheduled

October 18, 2018 @ 6:15 pm
Hauser and Wirth Somerset, Dropping Ln
Bruton, Somerset BA10 0NL United Kingdom
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£4 - £8

A coming of age comedy about a group of Texas teenagers on their last day of school made in 1993 by Richard Linklater.  Features a heap of young actors who later become big stars (Matthew MacConaughey, Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich, Jason London) and rated a 15. Tom Hodgkinson, writer and Editor of The Idler talks afterwards about teenage philosophy and how this film manages to be funny and profound. Sometimes at the same time.

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November 2018

Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert Talk Producer Grant Lee LGBT Wincanton Town Hall rescheduled

November 10, 2018 @ 6:30 pm
Wincanton Town Hall, Market Pl
Wincanton , BA9 9LD United Kingdom
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£4 - £8 49 tickets left

The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert (1994)(15) – a seminal Australian comedy about two drag queens (Guy Pearce and Hugo Weaving) who team up with a transgender woman (Terence Stamp) to travel across the Australian outback. This screening is in celebration of LGBT month supported by the cast (in costume) from the Motiv8 Productions theatre musical “Priscilla Queen of the Desert” appearing at the Octagon Theatre in July. Speaker is Grant Lee one of the producers of the…

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