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March 2018

Suffragette + Lynne Frank’s Power Of Women Panel

March 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

To celebrate International Women's Day, and the centenary of women's suffrage, a screening of Sarah Gavron's film Suffragette, followed by a panel discussion led by Lynne Franks OBE for her Women's Leadership in the Community series.

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April 2018

King Kong (1933) + stop motion animation workshop from Aardman’s Jim Parkyn

April 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Westlands Yeovil, Westlands Entertainment Venue, Westbourne Close
Yeovil, Somerset BA20 2DD United Kingdom
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We've been wanting the opportunity to show the original King Kong movie, made in 1933 for years. If you trust the hive mind, Rotten Tomatoes rated this film the best horror movie ever made, and the 20th best movie made ever. We hasten to add that it is a PG - there is nothing you will see in here that you don't see most days on CBBC. There are obvious things to be aware of - depictions of nature and…

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Journey’s End + Q&A with Producer Guy de Beaujeu, hosted by Andrew Warren

April 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Journey’s End is a play written by R C Sherriff, and recently released as a movie earlier this year. Both the play and the movie are set in the trenches of the Western Front, just before Operation Michael, the German offensive of March 1918. In the play, the action takes place entirely in the claustrophobic atmosphere of an officers’ dugout while the British officers and their men wait for the enemy attack. The movie, directed by Saul Dibb and starring…

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What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? Lynne Franks presents POW Mentoring workshop

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wincanton Town Hall, Market Pl
Wincanton , BA9 9LD United Kingdom
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£4 - £8

The inspiration for Ryan Murphy's FX 'Feud' has been deemed campy schlock—but it's really a worthy psychological horror film with masterful performances (according to Vice). Few films blur the line between "cult classic" and "canonical masterpiece" as thoroughly as "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?" When "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?" hit theaters in 1962, it was a low-budget film starring two “washed-up” actresses in Joan Crawford and Bette Davis. Under the old studio system it was a film…

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October 2018

The Gospel According to Andre – with Fashion Panel Dr Benjamin Wild, Dr Helen Walter and Georgie Newbery

October 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Westlands Yeovil, Westlands Entertainment Venue, Westbourne Close
Yeovil, Somerset BA20 2DD United Kingdom
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From the segregated American South to the fashion capitals around the world, operatic fashion editor Andre Leon Talley life is on display in this film. The enigmatic personality takes us through his life from the struggles of his youth through to his move to New York to fulfil his dream of working in the fashion industry and later, to iconic, barrier breaking work at publications like Women's Wear Daily, W, and Vogue. Variety Magazine says of the "The Gospel According…

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Boom for real: the late teenage years of Jean-Michel Basquiat – with Q&A Suzanne Bisset, Joe Rush, MC Llamas, Kira-Marina Von Bismarck, Stik

October 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hauser and Wirth Somerset, Dropping Ln
Bruton, Somerset BA10 0NL United Kingdom
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£4 - £8

A poet, musician and graffiti prodigy, Jean-Michel Basquiat remains one of the most prominent and original artist of the 7os American art scene, playing a major role into the Punk Art and Neo-Expressionism movements. Born in Brooklyn to a Puerto Rican mother and a Haitian father, Basquiat is seen as the product of the hyped 1980s and his work continue to serve for many observers as a metaphor for the dangers of artistic and social excess. He went from sleeping…

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McQueen – with Fashion Panel Dr Benjamin Wild, Dr Helen Walter

October 15 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Westlands Yeovil, Westlands Entertainment Venue, Westbourne Close
Yeovil, Somerset BA20 2DD United Kingdom
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McQueen, a documentary about the famous fashion designer, was given 4 Stars in the Guardian which said “Capturing Alexander McQueen’s irreverence, eclectic inspirations and emotional power, this is a beautifully fitting tribute”. Since Alexander McQueen took his own life at the age of 40 in 2010, he has been mythologised in a colossally successful exhibition in London and New York entitled Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, and there has been a projected movie – now reportedly on hold – to which Jack…

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Human Flow – A film by artist Ai Weiwei introduced by Mark Cosgrove from Watershed

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hauser and Wirth Somerset, Dropping Ln
Bruton, Somerset BA10 0NL United Kingdom
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£4 - £8

Over 65 million people around the world have been forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change and war in the greatest human displacement since World War II. Human Flow, an epic film journey led by the internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei, gives a powerful visual expression to this massive human migration. The documentary elucidates both the staggering scale of the refugee crisis and its profoundly personal human impact. Captured over the course of an eventful year in 23…

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Whale Rider – with Creative Craft Workshop by Bootmakers

October 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Westlands Yeovil, Westlands Entertainment Venue, Westbourne Close
Yeovil, Somerset BA20 2DD United Kingdom
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Whale Rider won the audience awards at both Sundance and Toronto when it was released in 2003, playing to standing ovations. It’s a story about a young Maori girl who dreams of becoming chief of her people – but has to deal with the preconceptions of her people about what girls can and can’t do. Glamour Magazine called it "One of the most magical films of the year", Now said "A modern fairytale fun of hope and wonder". These are…

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November 2018

Leaning into the Wind, Andy Goldsworthy – with talk by Kim Wilkie SOLD OUT

November 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hauser and Wirth Somerset, Dropping Ln
Bruton, Somerset BA10 0NL United Kingdom
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THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT Sixteen years after their first collaboration with the groundbreaking Rivers and Tides, filmmaker Thomas Riedelsheimer returns with Leaning Into the Wind: Andy Goldsworthy, an absorbing documentary portrait of the influential British sculptor and environmentalist. An award-winning, globally celebrated artist, Andy Goldsworthy OBE is known for works situated in rural and urban settings that combine materials and conditions from everyday surroundings - both monumental works of land art and others that exist only briefly before…

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