Tullynessle Hall Film Club
(formerly known as Craigievar Film Club @ Tullynessle & Forbes Hall)
The film club is a non-profit making organisation set up with funding from the UK Film Council and is a member of the British Federation of Film Societies. We exist to promote a wide range of films including mainstream fare, foreign titles and short/documentary films.
Films are shown on Thursday evenings at 7:30pm (doors open at 7:15pm). Bring your own bottle/refreshments, though tea, coffee and biscuits are available. Admission is £5 at the door.
The 2017/2018 season continues on Thursday 22nd February, at 7:30pm with a showing of:
(2016 - JAPAN )
For full details of the new season's programme see below.
To request more information or to be added to the email list contact us at:
At the last Film Club AGM held at Syllavethy Gallery (with thanks to Sue and Mike Gassaway) on Thursday 8th June 2017 the proposed change to the club constitution was passed and therefore the club has changed its name to: 'Tullynessle Hall Film Club' with a new e-mail address to go with this change: firstname.lastname@example.org
PROGRAMME FOR THE 2017-2018 SEASON:
Thursday 12th October, 7:30pm
LION (2016) (Cert PG)(120 mins); Dir: Gareth Davies. With Dev Patel, Rooney Mara and Nicole Kidman.
Based on a true story of how a young indian boy becomes lost, fostered in Australia and then sets out to find his home village back in India
Thursday 26th October, 7:30pm
I, DANIEL BLAKE (2016)(Cert 15) (100 mins); Dir: Ken Loach. Starring Dave Johns & Hayley Squires.
The story of Daniel Blake and a single mother caught in the bureaucracy of the welfare state.
Thursday 9th November, 7:30pm
Whisky Galore (1949) (Cert U)(83 mins); Dir:Alexander Mackendrick. With Basil Radford, Joan Mackenzie and Bruce Seton.
The original version of the WW2 story of whisky salvaged from a wreck off a Scottish Island under the noses of incompetent authorities.
Thursday 23rd November, 7:30pm
THE SALESMAN (2016 - Iran) (Cert 12A) (125 mins); Dir: Asghar Farhardi. Starring Taraneh Alidoosti and Shahab Hosseini.
While both are participating in a production of "Death of a Salesman," a teacher's wife is assaulted in her new home, which leaves the husband determined to find the perpetrator over his wife's traumatized objections.
Thursday 7th December, 7:30pm
HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE (2016 - NZ)(Cert 12A) (101 mins); Dir: Taika Waititi. With Julian Dennison, Sam Neill & Rachel House.
Ricky is fostered by his aunt and uncle but following a tragedy he and his Uncle Hec flee into the New Zealand bush
Thursday 28th December, 7:30pm
FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM (2016) (Cert 12A) (132 mins); Dir: David Yates. Starring Eddie Redmayne, Colin Farrell and Katherine Watson.
The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.
Thursday 11th January, 7:30pm
SULLY (2016) (Cert 12A) (96 mins); Dir: Clint Eastwood, Starring Tom Hanks & Aaron Eckhart.
On January 15, 2009, Captain “Sully” Sullenberger glided his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving all 155 aboard. But, even as he was lauded for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career.
Thursday 25th January, 7:30pm
KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS (2016 - Animation) (Cert PG)(101 mins); Dir: Travis Knight. (Voices of Art Parkinson, Charlize Theron & Rooney Mara).
Clever, kindhearted storyteller Kubo accidentally summons a spirit from his past. He sets out on a thrilling quest to save his family, solve the mystery of his fallen father, .and fulfill his heroic destiny.…
Thursday 8th February, 7:30pm
HIDDEN FIGURES (2016)(Cert 12A)(127 mins); Dir:theodore Melfi. With Taraji Henson, Octavia Spencer, Kirsten Dunst & Jim Parsons.
The story of 3 brilliant Afro-American female mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the US Space Program.
Thursday 22nd February, 7:30pm
CREEPY (2016 - Japan)(Cert 15)(130mins); Dir:Kiyoshi Kurosawa. Starring Yuko Takeuchi & Hidetoshi Nishijima.
A Japanese suspense thriller as a detective finds clues to an unsolved murder turning up close to home.
Thursday 8th March, 7:30pm
X + Y (2014)(Cert 12)(111mins); Dir: Morgan Matthews. With Asa Butterfield, Rafe Spall & Sally Hawkins.
This heart-warming story follows the unconventional and hilarious relationship between student and teacher - whose roles are often reversed - and the unfathomable experience of first love - even when you don't understand what love is.
Thursday 22nd March, 7:30pm
JULIETA (2016 - Spain)(Cert 15)(96mins); Dir: Pedro Almodovar. Starring Emma Suarez & Adriana Ugarte.
After a chance meeting, middle-aged Julieta learns that her long-lost daughter has resurfaced in Madrid and begins a painful reflection into her checkered past.