On the first Wednesday of the month at 7.30pm, Henderson hall hosts a film night for residents and visitors. With a large drop down screen, surround sound and an induction loop for the hard of hearing, this is a great community get together. Comfy seats and tables are set up, all with plenty of space between them, and you are encouraged to bring drinks and nibbles of your choice to enjoy during your evening. At £4 a person, this is a great night out. Everyone is welcome.
Wednesday 5 April: Living, starring Bill Nighy in what is said to be his career best performance. Set in London 1953, Bill Nighy plays a veteran civil servant, a cog in the city’s stifling bureaucracy as it struggles to rebuild following WWII. After a shattering health diagnosis it dawns on him he has not been living his life to the full.
Wednesday 3 May: Ticket to Paradise, starring George Clooney and Julia Roberts. This is a romantic comedy. George Clooney and Julia Roberts team up as exes who find themselves on a shared mission to stop their lovestruck daughter from making the same mistake they once made. Something to lighten the mood and make you laugh.
Wednesday 7 June: Emily, starring Emma Mackey (Sex Education and Death on the Nile). Emily tells the imagined life of one of the worlds most famous authors, Emily Bronte. This is a fictional biopic of Emily and captures the soul of the artist. She is a rebel and a misfit, finding her voice as she writes the literary classic Wuthering Heights. You get an inspiring story and some wonderful scenery in the Yorkshire moors, win, win!
Wednesday 5 July: The Quiet Girl. Set in Ireland in the early 80’s where Irish is the main spoken language, this film does have subtitles but is worth every minute. It’s a deeply moving tale of rural Ireland and has been said to already feel like a ‘classic’, “a jewel of a film”. A young girl is sent away from her dysfunctional family to live with relatives on a farm for the summer. She quickly blossoms under the care of her new foster parents but senses they have a pain that is never discussed, which her youthful curiosity beings to uncover.