Fri 15 Nov - Luna On SX 1:45PMBFF19: MRS LOWRY & SON(PG) 1 hr 51 mins 4:00PMBFF19: FARMING(15+) 2 hrs 7 mins 6:20PMBFF19: MILITARY WIVES(M) 2 hrs 12 mins 8:45PMBFF19: CITIZEN K(M) 2 hrs 28 mins
Sat 16 Nov - Luna On SX 1:15PMBFF19: OFFICIAL SECRETS(15+) 2 hrs 12 mins 3:45PMBFF19: THE PROFESSOR AND THE MADMAN(M) 2 hrs 24 mins 6:30PMBFF19: HOPE GAP(M) 2 hrs 1 min 8:45PMBFF19: LIAM GALLAGHER: AS IT WAS(15+) 1 hr 45 mins
Sun 17 Nov - Luna On SX 1:00PMBFF19: FISHERMAN'S FRIENDS(M) 2 hrs 12 mins 3:30PMBFF19: HOPE GAP(M) 2 hrs 1 min 5:45PMBFF19: MILITARY WIVES(M) 2 hrs 12 mins
Mon 18 Nov - Luna On SX 1:20PMBFF19: AGE OF CONSENT(PG) 2 hrs 8 mins 3:45PMBFF19: OFFICIAL SECRETS(15+) 2 hrs 12 mins 6:10PMBFF19: FARMING(15+) 2 hrs 7 mins 8:30PMBFF19: SAVAGE MESSIAH(M) 2 hrs 3 mins
Tue 19 Nov - Luna On SX 2:00PMBFF19: THE ASPERN PAPERS(M) 1 hr 50 mins 4:00PMBFF19: KIND HEARTS AND CORONETS(PG) 2 hrs 6 mins 6:20PMBFF19: ROMANTIC ROAD(PG) 1 hr 40 mins 8:10PMBFF19: DON'T LOOK NOW(15+) 2 hrs 10 mins
Wed 20 Nov - Luna On SX 1:00PMBFF19: ROBERT THE BRUCE(15+) 2 hrs 24 mins 3:45PMBFF19: OLD BOYS(M) 1 hr 56 mins 6:20PMBFF19: MRS LOWRY & SON(PG) 1 hr 51 mins 8:30PMBFF19: O LUCKY MAN!(M) 3 hrs 23 mins
Thu 21 Nov - Luna On SX 1:30PMBFF19: TELL IT TO THE BEES(15+) 2 hrs 6 mins 3:45PMBFF19: SAVAGE MESSIAH(M) 2 hrs 3 mins 6:00PMBFF19: MR JONES(15+) 2 hrs 41 mins 8:50PMBFF19: A GUIDE TO SECOND DATE SEX(15+) 1 hr 58 mins
Fri 22 Nov - Luna On SX 2:20PMBFF19: ROMANTIC ROAD(PG) 1 hr 40 mins 4:15PMBFF19: THE QUEEN(M) 2 hrs 3 mins 6:30PMBFF19: AERONAUTS(PG) 2 hrs 1 min 8:45PMBFF19: SORRY WE MISSED YOU(15+) 2 hrs
Sat 23 Nov - Luna On SX 1:30PMBFF19: MILITARY WIVES(M) 2 hrs 12 mins 4:00PMBFF19: AERONAUTS(PG) 2 hrs 1 min 6:20PMBFF19: HOPE GAP(M) 2 hrs 1 min 8:40PMBFF19: SORRY WE MISSED YOU(15+) 2 hrs
Sun 24 Nov - Luna On SX 11:00AMBFF19: MRS LOWRY & SON(PG) 1 hr 51 mins 1:10PMBFF19: CITIZEN K(M) 2 hrs 28 mins 3:50PMBFF19: THE PROFESSOR AND THE MADMAN(M) 2 hrs 24 mins 6:30PMBFF19: THE GOOD LIAR(15+) 2 hrs 10 mins
Windsor Cinema - session times
Fri 15 Nov - Windsor Cinema 2:00PMBFF19 TELL IT TO THE BEES(MA) 2 hrs 6 mins 4:30PMBFF19 ROMANTIC ROAD(PG) 1 hr 40 mins 6:30PMBFF19 OFFICIAL SECRETS(MA) 2 hrs 12 mins
Sat 16 Nov - Windsor Cinema 1:30PMBFF19 FISHERMAN'S FRIENDS(M) 2 hrs 12 mins 4:00PMBFF19 MILITARY WIVES(M) 2 hrs 12 mins 6:30PMBFF19 THE AERONAUTS(PG) 2 hrs 1 min
Sun 17 Nov - Windsor Cinema 12:00PMBFF19 CITIZEN K(M) 2 hrs 28 mins 2:45PMBFF19 MR JONES(MA) 2 hrs 41 mins 5:45PMBFF19 OFFICIAL SECRETS(MA) 2 hrs 12 mins
Mon 18 Nov - Windsor Cinema 2:00PMBFF19 ROMANTIC ROAD(PG) 1 hr 40 mins 4:10PMBFF19 THE QUEEN(M) 2 hrs 3 mins 6:30PMBFF19 THE ASPERN PAPERS(M) 1 hr 50 mins
Tue 19 Nov - Windsor Cinema 1:45PMBFF19 FISHERMAN'S FRIENDS(M) 2 hrs 12 mins 4:10PMBFF19 AGE OF CONSENT(PG) 2 hrs 8 mins 6:30PMBFF19 THE AERONAUTS(PG) 2 hrs 1 min
Wed 20 Nov - Windsor Cinema 2:15PMBFF19 THE ASPERN PAPERS(M) 1 hr 50 mins 4:15PMBFF19 KIND HEARTS AND CORONETS(PG) 2 hrs 6 mins 6:30PMBFF19 HOPE GAP(M) 2 hrs 1 min
Thu 21 Nov - Windsor Cinema 2:00PMBFF19 OLD BOYS(M) 1 hr 56 mins 4:20PMBFF19 HAPPY NEW YEAR COLIN BURSTEAD(MA) 1 hr 55 mins 6:30PMBFF19 MILITARY WIVES(M) 2 hrs 12 mins
Fri 22 Nov - Windsor Cinema 1:45PMBFF19 SAVAGE MESSIAH(M) 2 hrs 3 mins 4:10PMBFF19 DON'T LOOK NOW(MA) 2 hrs 10 mins 6:30PMBFF19 THE PROFESSOR AND THE MADMAN(M) 2 hrs 24 mins
Sat 23 Nov - Windsor Cinema 1:30PMBFF19 CITIZEN K(M) 2 hrs 28 mins 4:10PMBFF19 TELL IT TO THE BEES(MA) 2 hrs 6 mins 6:30PMBFF19 MRS LOWRY AND SON(PG) 1 hr 51 mins
Sun 24 Nov - Windsor Cinema 11:00AMBFF19 CALENDAR GIRLS(PG) 2 hrs 8 mins 1:20PMBFF19 HOPE GAP(M) 2 hrs 1 min 3:45PMBFF19 THE PROFESSOR AND THE MADMAN(M) 2 hrs 24 mins 6:30PMBFF19 THE GOOD LIAR(MA) 2 hrs 10 mins
31 October - 24 November
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The MINI British Film Festival returns to Windsor Cinema and Luna on SX with a standout selection of prestige film and box office hits from the British Isles.
We are delighted to announce the the programme, which feature some of the most anticipated films of the year - from powerful true stories and literary adaptations to biographies and documentaries. With 20 new release titles plus a retrospective on Dame Helen Mirren and some restored gems, this year’s selection sees British cinema at its best!
The MINI British Film Festival will open nationally with MILITARY WIVES from director Peter Cattaneo (The Full Monty, 1997). Kristin Scott Thomas leads this inspiring drama about the bravery of the women of war, and the power of the music that saved them. And closing the Festival, will be the highly anticipated film THE GOOD LIAR. Based on the widely acclaimed novel by Nicholas Searle, Oscar-winning screenwriter Bill Condon (Gods and Monsters, 1998) directs this wicked thriller featuring magnificent lead performances by Dame Helen Mirren and Sir Ian McKellen.
Other highlights include:
HOPE GAP, led by the brilliant and layered performances of Annette Bening, Bill Nighy, and BAFTA winner Josh O’Connor, this is a powerful story of finding hope after a marriage breakdown.
Uplifting and picturesque comedy FISHERMAN’S FRIENDS tells the true story of the part-time Cornish sea shanty group that hit the big time.
Off the back of the smash hit Oasis – Definitely Maybe, we see Liam Gallagher’s revealing and entertaining expedition from the wilderness of booze and legal battles to his attempt to stage the greatest comeback in rock history in LIAM GALLAGHER: AS IT WAS.
A stellar cast lead by Keira Knightly feature in Oscar-winning director Gavin Hood’s OFFICIAL SECRETS, a superb true-life political thriller about an accused British whistle-blower who leaked information about the Iraqi invasion.
Ken Loach returns after his Palme D’Or-winning I, Daniel Blake, with SORRY WE MISSED YOU. Another brilliant study of a struggling working-class couple caught in a hopelessly exploitative system.
And audiences at festivals world-wide have fallen head over heels for ROMANTIC ROAD – the eccentric and adventurous road-trip documentary charting an elderly British couple’s ambitious journey across India in their 1936 Rolls Royce.
In addition to the latest films, this year’s festival retrospective MIRROR ON MIRREN features some rarely seen hidden gems from Helen Mirren’s back catalogue, including: THE AGE OF CONSENT (1969), SAVAGE MESSIAH (1972), O’LUCKY MAN (1973), THE MADNESS OF KING GEORGE (1994), CALENDAR GIRLS (2003) and THE QUEEN (2006) for which Mirren won an Academy Award for her performance as Queen Elizabeth II.
Please note: The Personal History of David Copperfield screening at Luna on SX, Fremantle on 3rd Nov at 3.30pm has been replaced with Military Wives (Sorry for any inconvenience) You can still catch a screening of David Copperfield at the Windsor Cinema, Nedlands at 6.30pm on the 9th Nov.
A stellar cast including Kiera Knightly and Ralph Fiennes shines in Oscar-winning director Gavin Hood’s (Tsotsi, Eye in the Sky) superb true-life political thriller about an accused British whistle-blower who leaked information about the Iraqi invasion.
It’s 2003 and British ...
Acclaimed director Ben Wheatley (High-Rise, 2016) presents a domestic drama with a sharp comedic streak in this tense ensemble piece about a dysfunctional family reunion.
Colin Burstead, played by standout Neil Maskell, has decided to hire a lavish country mansion to reunite his extended family ...
Starring Timothy Spall as the inimitable artist L.S. Lowry himself, and an excellent Vanessa Redgrave as his mother, this is a gentle comedy that will warm hearts of art lovers and sceptics alike.
Lowry lives all his life with his over-bearing mother Elizabeth who constantly ...
Exciting British talent George Mackay (Captain Fantastic, 2016, Sunshine on Leith, 2013) and Alexandra Roach (The Iron Lady, 2011, Testament of Youth, BFF14, and television’s upcoming Black Mirror) lead a cast of rising stars in this delightful crowd-pleaser ...
Led by the brilliant and layered performances of Annette Bening, Bill Nighy, and BAFTA winner Josh O’Connor, this story of finding hope after a marriage breakdown is based on Nicholson’s Tony Award-nominated play The Retreat From Moscow.
Grace (Bening) ...
Veteran director Agnieszka Holland unearths an essential chapter of history with this powerful biopic starring James Norton as real-life Welsh journalist Gareth Jones, who uncovered Stalin’s genocidal famine in Soviet Ukraine.
Upon his arrival in 1933 Moscow, Jones is continually told of ...
Screening in film festivals worldwide from Berlin and Zurich to Toronto and Guadalajara, this adaption of the best-selling novel by Fiona Shaw is a moving portrayal of two women in post-war Scotland torn between their true emotions and societal expectations.
Dr Jean Markham ...
Based on Henry James’s 1888 novella, this compelling period drama tells of Morton Vint (Jonathan Rhys Meyers), an ambitious American editor obsessed with the famous late Romantic poet Jeffrey Aspern.
Determined to obtain the letters Aspern wrote to his lover and muse ...
Musician documentarian Charlie Lightening joins forces with Gavin Fitzgerald (Conor McGregor: Notorious, 2017) to result in this disarming portrait of Liam Gallagher. Following the star over the space of a decade, we see the man installed as a rock god in his 20s suddenly ...
This uplifting and picturesque true story of the part-time Cornish sea shanty group that hit the big time unfolds in the charming fishing town of Port Isaac, Cornwall.
Prolific UK television star Daniel Mays plays Danny Anderson, a cynical, fast-living talent scout who rolls ...
Based on the autobiographical novel by acclaimed artist Norman Lindsay is this wise and funny study at the rekindling of an artist’s passion in the most unlikely of places. Attempting to leave the problems and stresses of the modern world behind, successful but creatively jaded painter ...
Appearing in top 100 film lists of the British Film Institute and Time Magazine, this 1949 British black comedy solidified the legendary chameleonic acting abilities of Alec Guinness and is being presented in the Festival in restored 4K to celebrate its 70th anniversary. Essential viewing for any ...
The Full Monty director Peter Cattaneo recruits listers Kristin Scott Thomas and Sharon Horgan to lead this inspiring drama about the bravery of the women of war, and the power of the music that saved them.
The life of a military wife can be thankless. Separated from loved ...
Based on his own incredible autobiographical story, writer-director Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje follows a young Nigerian boy as he is drawn into the warped world of a racist skinhead gang in 1980s England.
Enitan (Zephan Amissah/Damson Idris) is a young boy “farmed ...
In 2003, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, one of the richest men in Russia, began a ten-year sentence for tax evasion. Many believed his downfall was challenging the newly elected president Vladimir Putin. During his decade in a Siberian prison, Khodorkovsky became a world-famous dissident. Today, exiled in ...
Audiences at festivals worldwide have fallen head over heels for this eccentric and adventurous road-trip documentary which has taken out the top prizes at two prestigious Canadian film festivals.
Rupert and Jan are an English couple in their late 60s living in the south of England. They still ...
Based on the worldwide best-selling novel by Simon Winchester, and starring Mel Gibson and Sean Penn, this dramatic biopic is an extraordinary true tale of madness, genius, and obsession about two remarkable men who created history with the writing of the Oxford English ...
Screening: Sat 16 Nov - Sun 24 Nov at: Luna On SX: Sat 16 Nov
Inspired by incredible true events, The Aeronauts combines the powers of Amazon Studios and Imax, with the leading talents of Academy Award-winner Eddie Redmayne and Academy Award nominee Felicity Jones.
In 1862 England, a wealthy young widow Amelia Wren (Jones, ...
Screening: Sat 16 Nov - Sat 23 Nov at: Luna On SX: Sat 16 Nov
Eccentric director Ken Russell’s biographical drama of a great early 20th century artist portrays the glorious intrigues of the Parisian artists-and-writers colony.
Paris, 1910, and brash young sculptor Henri Gaudier (Scott Antony) begins a creative partnership with an older writer, Sophie ...
Screening: Mon 18 Nov - Thu 21 Nov at: Luna On SX: Mon 18 Nov
This celebrated film follows the relationship between British Prime Minister Tony Blair (Michael Sheen) and Queen Elizabeth (Helen Mirren) in the wake of the tragic death of Diana, Princess of Wales, in a Paris car accident. Newly appointed Blair finds himself at odds with the Queen over her ...
Screening: Mon 18 Nov - Fri 22 Nov at: Luna On SX: Mon 18 Nov
The British Film Festival welcomes the newly restored version of Nicolas Roeg’s eerie 1973 masterpiece Don’t Look Now, adapted from the short story by Daphne du Maurier and starring a gorgeous Julie Christie and handsome Donald Sutherland.
Laura (Christie) and John (Sutherland) ...
Screening: Tue 19 Nov - Fri 22 Nov at: Luna On SX: Tue 19 Nov
Angus Macfadyen reprises the role he played so memorably in Braveheart as Scottish leader Robert the Bruce in this retelling of the legendary story which premiered at the 2019 Edinburgh International Film Festival.
It’s 1306 and King Robert’s forces have been ...
Festival audiences are destined to fall for this charming boarding-school comedy set in the 80s, where unspoken crushes and social battles rule supreme.
An excellent Alex Lawther (Netflix’s The End of the F***ing World) stars as Amberson, a gawky, arty boy who has been ...
Screening: Wed 20 Nov - Thu 21 Nov at: Luna On SX: Wed 20 Nov
In this extraordinary mix of wickedness, energy, humour and folly, Malcolm McDowell (A Clockwork Orange) plays Mick Travis, a tenacious and determined young man. Starting off as a coffee salesman, Mick is soon promoted within his company. But then a series of bizarre obstacles occur: fatal car ...
Ken Loach returns after his Palme D’Or-winning I, Daniel Blake (BFF16), with another brilliant study of a struggling working-class couple caught in a hopelessly exploitative system.
Ricky (Kris Hitchen) is a former construction worker in Newcastle, UK, who lost both his building work and his ...
Screening: Fri 22 Nov - Sat 23 Nov at: Luna On SX: Fri 22 Nov
A heart-warming comedy inspired by the true story of a group of brave women who bare all for charity and in doing so, gain international notoriety.
When Annie’s (Julie Walters) husband is diagnosed with cancer, Chris Harper (Helen Mirren) and the other ordinary members of the Women's ...
Based on the widely acclaimed novel by Nicholas Searle, Oscar-winning screenwriter Bill Condon (Gods and Monsters, 1998) directs this wicked thriller featuring magnificent lead performances from Sir Ian McKellan and Dame Helen Mirren.
Career con artist Roy Courtnay (McKellen) ...