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Community Cinema

The film on Monday 22nd May is "A United Kingdom", a 2016 British biographical romantic drama film directed by Amma Asante and written by Guy Hibbert, based on the true-life romance between Sir Seretse Khama and his wife Ruth Williams Khama. David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike portray Seretse and Ruth, respectively. The film is based on the true story of the heir to the throne of Bechuanaland, Seretse Khama of the Bamangwato tribe, who studies law in London immediately after World War II. There he meets a White woman (Ruth Williams) whom he eventually marries, despite the protests of their families, and opposition from the British government, which is concerned about relations with South Africa and the stability of the entire region of Southern Africa.
The Wellesbourne Film for June is "Lion", to be shown at the Church Centre on Monday 26th June at 4.30pm, and finishing at 6.30pm. All are welcome, and all seats are £3. Doors open at 4pm for refreshments.
"Lion" follows the true story of an Indian boy who got lost on a train, ending up in Calcutta, and later adopted by an Australian family. As a young man in 2012 he travelled back to India in search of his family. "Lion" was launched at Film Festivals in Toronto, Zurich, London and Hamptons late last year and released in January in Britain, it received six Oscar nominations at the 89th Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (Dev Patel), Best Supporting Actress (Nicole Kidman) and Best Adapted Screenplay. In London it won two BAFTA Awards, for Best Supporting Actor (Dev Patel) and Best Adapted Screenplay.
All films: 4.30pm at the Church Rooms, Wellesbourne - all welcome, admission £3 - refreshments available from 4pm - loop for the hard of hearing. Film information will also be found on the facebook page ‘Wellesbourne Community Cinema’ - William Howard 01789 508831 william.howard@dunelm.org.uk

 Last updated 07 May 2017





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