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All films screen on a Tuesday evening at 8pm
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 • £5 per annum
Entrance fee:
  • £5 for members
  • £6 for guests
  • £4 concessionary
    (members only)

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Showing next: Tuesday 3 May at 8pm
The Dance of Reality [La danza de la realidad]
director: Alejandro Jodorowsky
starring: Brontis Jodorowsky, Pamela Flores, Jeremias Herskovits

Written, produced and directed by Alejandro Jodorowsky (El Topo, The Holy Mountain), The Dance of Reality is a mystical autobiography of Jodorowsky's childhood, blending his personal history with metaphor, mythology and poetry. The film reflects the director's view that reality is not objective but rather a dance created by our imaginations.


Why our films have to start promptly at 8pm
Although our films are scheduled to start at 8pm, on busier nights we've always been able to hold up the start until everyone is in and seated. With the arrival of digital projection, however, this has all changed. Most of the films we screen now arrive as high definition digital files that are coded to play at a specific time, over which the projectionist has no control. This means that the film has to start playing at 8pm or not at all. Thus to avoid potentially missing the start of the film, it's worth arriving in good time for the screening.