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What's On: 21 Nov - 3 Dec Posted on 20 Nov 2020

Thank you to everyone who has visited us recently, it's been so good to welcome you back! We thought you might like to hear about some new, exciting films and events coming up...

Tomorrow, join us for a free, family-friendly, outdoor performance by the curiously quirky Kitsch & Sync.

Next Tuesday - we're hosting, live on Zoom, a tender autobiographical performance of Unfamiliar at Home.

Screening in our Cinemas this weekend is thrilling drama Shirley, moving documentary The Painter and the Thief and dark comedy Patrick. From next Friday, we're bringing you #MadeinWales Concrete Plans, David Fincher's black and white feature Mank, and magical animation Wolfwalkers.

If you can't make it to the cinema, new virtual releases include Luxor and Looted. We're also pleased to let you know that festival passes are on sale for this year's online Fractured Visions.

We're extending the run of both of our current exhibitions until January, so there's plenty of time to catch Mel Brimfield's multi-media works in the Gallery or paintings by Chilean artist Francisco Rodriguez in the Caffi Bar.

If you'd like to eat or drink with us, we encourage you to book a table in advance. For the latest information on Food & Drink, please click here.

 

WHAT'S ON: HIGHLIGHTS

PERFORMANCE

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KITSCH & SYNC | Sat 21 Nov: 11am, 1pm & 2pm

We're delighted that the curiously quirky Kitsch & Sync are joining us to twirl some batons in celebration of our re-opening! Tomorrow, meet us outside the front of the building for some short, sharp, family-friendly performances. Free, no booking necessary. 

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UNFAMILIAR AT HOME | Tues 24 Nov, 7pm

Unfamiliar at Home embraces the new digital landscape to break down traditional performance boundaries as Victor Esses and Yorgos Petrou share their tender, autobiographical piece from their home direct to yours. This intimate production combines text, movement and found objects to explore family, wanting children and being queer today. What do we need to do to live the life we always wanted? Audio description and captioning available.

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FILM

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SHIRLEY (15) | 20 - 26 Nov

Horror writer Shirley Jackson finds inspiration for her next book after she and her husband take in a young couple.

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 PATRICK (18) | 21 - 26 Nov

In this dark comedy a bereaved nudist campsite handyman attempts to recover a stolen hammer.

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CONCRETE PLANS (15) | 27 Nov - 3 Dec

High in the Welsh mountains, tensions build as workmen restore a sprawling old farmhouse. This debut feature from Writer/Director Will Jewell is a tense, visceral snapshot of contemporary Britain that twists towards a devastating climax. A Ffilm Cymru funded film, starring Welsh actor Steve Speirs.

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MANK (12A) | 27 Nov - 3 Dec

A stylish look at 1930s Hollywood, re-evaluated through the scathing wit of Herman J - Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane.

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 WOLFWALKERS (PG) | 27 Nov - 2 Dec

A tale that explores friendship and acceptance, produced by Cartoon Saloon. This visually stunning animation mixes the real and magical folklore of Irish identity.

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FROM HOME: VIRTUAL RELEASES

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LUXOR | Available now

When British aid worker Hana returns to the ancient city of Luxor, she comes across Sultan, a talented archeologist and former lover. As she wanders, haunted by the familiar place, she struggles to reconcile the choices of the past with the uncertainty of the present.

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LOOTED | Available now

Rob loves driving and stealing cars, living his life at a hundred miles an hour in the cash-starved port town he calls home. He shares a house with his dying father who thinks he's out job hunting. Rob manages to keep his two worlds perfectly separated until best mate Leo gets him involved in a bigger, riskier job which goes terribly wrong...

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NEWS

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OWAIN MCGILVARY SELECTED FOR ARTIST COMMISSION

Following our open call, we're delighted to announce that Owain McGilvary has been commissioned to create a new work in response to Mel Brimfield’s exhibition ‘From This World, To That Which Is To Come’. Selected from almost 50 applications from Welsh or Wales-based practitioners working across all artforms, Owain will spend the next two months developing a new piece that touches on some of the key themes in the exhibition.

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