Balerno Village Screen- Upcoming Films
All tickets are free but should be reserved in advance. Reserve online and collect from Balerno Post Office or The Mill Cafe.
Friday 9th September, 7.30pm – Eddie the Eagle (PG)
Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael “Eddie” Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself – even as an entire nation was counting him out. With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach (played by Hugh Jackman), Eddie takes on the establishment and wins the hearts of sports fans around the world by making an improbable and historic showing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.
Saturday 10th September, 2.30pm – Zootopia (U)
From the largest elephant to the smallest shrew, the city of Zootopialis a mammal metropolis where various animals live and thrive. When Judy Hopps becomes the first rabbit to join the police force, she quickly learns how tough it is to enforce the law. Determined to prove herself, Judy jumps at the opportunity to solve a mysterious case. Unfortunately, that means working with Nick Wilde, a wily fox who makes her job even harder.
Saturday 10th September, 7.30pm – The Revenant (15)
While exploring the uncharted wilderness in 1823, legendary frontiersman Hugh Glass sustains injuries from a brutal bear attack. When his hunting team leaves him for dead, Glass must utilize his survival skills to find a way back home while avoiding natives on their own hunt. Grief-stricken and fueled by vengeance, Glass treks through the wintry terrain to track down John Fitzgerald, the former confidant who betrayed and abandoned him.
Friday 30th September, 7.30pm – Amy (15)
Amy Winehouse’s glorious rise and heartbreaking fall is movingly documented by the director of Senna Asif Kapadia. A BAFTA winner in 2016 this film is about the story of Amy Winehouse in her own words, featuring unseen archival footage and unheard tracks.
Saturday 1st October, 2.30pm – The Jungle Book (PG)
A recent smash at the UK box office Disney appears to have hit the spot with this remake of the 1960s classic musical. Jon Favreau’s beautiful CGI update of Disney’s animated classic keeps the songs and the fun, and adds real emotional weight. The film is screened in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Cub Scouts.
Saturday 1st October, 7.30pm – Love & Mercy (12A)
Brian Wilson is the creative soul of the Beach Boys, but he paid a heavy price for his talent. That especially shows during his peak artistic years in the 1960s, as his inner demons and obsessions trying to please his abusive father drive him to a mental breakdown that would plague him for years. In the 1980s, with Brian barely functional under the domination of the unscrupulous Dr. Landy, Brian meets and falls in love with Melinda Ledbetter. As their relationship grows, she observes Brian’s crippling subservience to the abusive psychotherapist with growing alarm. Ultimately, she must take action with a love willing to stand up to oppression she cannot ignore.