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Date night at Vue Plymouth

Authored by Mary

Vue Plymouth is encouraging couples to have a cosy date night this Valentine’s Day with a range of new and classic films as well as big screen theatre productions, giving lovebirds a range of great stories to get lost in. Following new research from Vue and University College London, it has been revealed that as viewers watch a film, their heart rates become more closely aligned, often...

Banff Mountain Film Festival returns to Exeter!

Authored by Mary

Embark on an epic adventure – via the big screen! The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is coming to the Exeter Corn Exchange on 7-8 February and 25-26 March. The Banff Mountain Film Festival features a selection of adrenaline-packed films, starring athletes and explorers as they venture to the edge of their limits in remote corners of the planet. Witness the world’s best adventure film...

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Embark on an epic adventure – via the big screen! The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is coming to the Exeter Corn Exchange on 7-8 February and 25-26 March. The Banff Mountain Film Festival features a selection of adrenaline-packed films, starring athletes and explorers as they venture to the edge of their limits in remote corners of the planet. Witness the world’s best adventure film-makers telling stories of life-affirming journeys with stunning wilderness cinematography – all from the comfort of a cinema seat! As well as gripping short films and a celebratory festival...

Exhibition: Alumni Show

Running alongside the School of Art, Design and Architecture Graduate Show 19, the Alumni Show brings together some of the finest alumni from the school including artists, designers, filmmakers, illustrators, photographers and architects, who since graduating have built successful careers within their respective fields.

Come and see how our creative alumni are making their mark on the world.

Times: Monday-Friday 10:00-17:00 Saturday 11:00-16:00 Sunday 9 June 11:00-16:00

Free admission

www.plymouth.ac.uk/whats-on/exhibition-alumni-show

Exhibition: The Unknown Knowns

www.plymouth.ac.uk/whats-on/exhibition-the-unknown-knowns

Free admission Opening times: Monday-Friday 10:00-17:00, Saturday 11:00-16:00

In a world where data is as valuable as land, how vigilantly are we protecting our most prized assets, and how much of ourselves is available on the open market?

By sharing our personal preferences, thumbprints and 3D face scans how easily can we be tracked and influenced and who is watching on the other side of the telescreen?

In 'The Unknown Knowns', Plymouth-based curator Vickie Fear brings together artists...

Inspiring new film celebrates the people behind Plymouth's growing community business sector

Authored by Sarah Parker

A film dedicated to the people of Plymouth and the city’s growing community business sector has been launched.

The uplifting footage, produced by independent trust Power to Change, highlights some of the people, places and ideas behind the city’s dynamic alternative economy.

The short film features a range of projects from across the city, including Street Factory, a dance...

Film: An American Werewolf in London (1981)

MONDO MONDAY presents a Halloween special. Mondo Monday and Halloween go together like ghosts and Ghoulies, so, finally, mighty Mondo is claiming this holiday as its own and delivering a ‘transformative’ slice of prime lycanthrope action (that’s werewolves folks!) with this stone cold classic. So, if certain parts of your well watched VHS copy have started to go all fuzzy then come on down and see it as nature intended, on a big screen. And remember, "stay off the moors”!

Director: John Landis Cast: David Naughton, Griffin Dunne, Jenny Agutter. Running time: 93 mins Cert: 18...

Film: Brief Encounter (1945)

Brief Encounter is one of the greatest films of love found and love lost. In a cafe at a railway station, housewife Laura Jesson meets Dr. Alec Harvey. Although they are already married, they gradually fall in love with each other. They continue to meet every Thursday in the small cafe, although they know that their love is impossible.

Heart- warming and tragic, it is a film that continues to endure, depicting a doomed couple's illicit connection with affecting sensitivity and a pair of powerful performances. Often discussed and rarely seen on the big screen – it will leave a...

Talk and Film: 1745 (2017)

When two young black slaves escape into the wilds of 18th-century Scotland, they must use all of their courage and strength to survive, unite, and stay free. 1745 highlights a forgotten part of Scotland’s history: while Scotland was fighting for its national freedom in that fateful year, its economy was in large part founded on the booming colonial slave trade. While the majority of slavery happened elsewhere - off-stage, across the Atlantic - there were African slaves in the UK, kept as trophies and pets in the houses of their rich merchant masters.

1745 was inspired by...

Film: Joe Bullet (1973)

Louis de Witt's South African Blaxploitation crime film was one of the first films in the country to feature an all-black cast. In 1973, South Africa was in the grips of apartheid and after just two public screenings the film was banned by the government and not seen again for over forty years.

The film tells the story of a mysterious gangster who starts sabotaging soccer team The Eagles' chance at winning the upcoming championship final. In the criminal underworld of soccer, only our eponymous hero Joe Bullet can save the championship.

Director: Louis de Witt...

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