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Manchester By The Sea
Sunday 19th to Thursday 23rd February

An Uncle is obliged to return home to care for his nephew after his brother dies. Unknowing he is to be the guardian and struggles with the decision. Throughout the movie he recounts past memories that caused him to leave Manchester and distancing himself from his past.

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Lion
Friday 24th February to Thursday 2nd March

In 1986, Saroo was a five-year-old child in India of a poor but happy rural family. On a trip with his brother, Saroo soon finds himself alone and trapped in a moving decommissioned passenger train that takes him to Calcutta, 1500 miles away from home.He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later,Saroo finds himself plagued by his memories of his lost family....more

Ballerina
Saturday 25th February

An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees here rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera House.

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I, Claude Monet. Exhibition on Screen
Sunday 26th February 2017 Tickets £12.50, Students £10.00 ( ID required)

Using letters and other private writings I, Claude Monet reveals new insight into the man who not only painted the picture that gave birth to impressionism but who was perhaps the most influential and successful painter of the 19th and early 20th centuries. ....more

Sleeping Beauty. Live broadcast from the Royal Opera House
Tuesday 28th February - Encore Sunday 5th March Tickets £15.00, Students £12.50 ( ID required)

The wicked fairy Carabosse is furious she wasn’t invited to Princess Aurora’s christening. She gives the baby a spindle, saying that one day the Princess will prick her finger on it and die. The Lilac Fairy makes her own christening gift a softening of Carabosse’s curse: Aurora will not die, but will fall into a deep sleep, which only a prince’s kiss will break......more

Jackie
Friday 3rd to Thursday 9th March

Jackie is a portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconis First Lady, then Jacqueline Kennedy. Jackie places us in her world during the days immediately following her husbands assassination. Known for her extraordinary dignity and poise, here we see a portrait of the First Lady as she fights to establish her husbands legacy and....more

Sing
Saturday 4th March & Saturday 11th March

In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theatre impressario's attempt to save his theatre with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists' find that their lives will never be the same.

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Hedda Gabler Live Broadcast from The National Theatre
Thursday 9th March Tickets £15/Student £12.50 (ID Req)

I’ve no talent for life.” Just married. Bored already. Hedda longs to be free…

Hedda and Tesman have just returned from their honeymoon and the relationship is already in trouble. Trapped but determined, Hedda tries to control those around her, only to see her own world unravel. ....more


Denial
Friday 10th to Thursday 16th March

Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occured when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.

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T2 Trainspotting
Friday 10th March, Saturday 11th March & Monday 13th March

A continuation of the Trainspotting saga reuniting the original characters. First there was an opportunity....then there was a betrayal. Twenty years have gone by. Much has changed but just as much remains the same. Mark Renton returns to the only place he can ever call home.

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Moonlight
Tuesday 14th to Thursday 16th March

A timeless story of human self-discovery and connection, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighbourhood of Miami.

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Fifty Shades Darker
Dates to be confirmed

While Christian wrestles with his inner demons, Anastasia must confront the anger and envy of the women who came before her.

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Hidden Figures
Dates to be confirmed

Based on a true story. A team of African-American women provide NASA with important mathematical data needed to launch the program's first successful space missions.

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The Artist's Garden Exhibition on Screen
Tuesday 21st March Tickets £12.50/Students £10 (ID Req)

American impressionism took its lead from French artists like Renoir and Monet but followed its own path that over a thirty-year period reveals as much about America as a nation as it does about a much-loved artistic movement.

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Madame Butterfly Live Broadcast from The Royal Opera House
Thursday 30th March Tickets £15/Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Puccini’s Madama Butterfly is one of the most popular of all operas, with ravishing music and a heartbreaking story of a loving geisha deserted by a callous American husband. Much loved soprano Ermonela Jaho sings the title role for the first time at Covent Garden, in this stunningly beautiful production.more

Twelfth Night Live Broadcast from the National Theatre
Thursday 6th April Tickets £15/Students £12.50 (ID Req) As Live 12A

Tamsin Greig is Malvolia in a new twist on Shakespeare's classic comedy of mistaken identity.

A ship is wrecked on the rocks. Viola is washed ashore but her twin brother Sebastian is lost. Determined to survive on her own, she steps out to explore a new land. So begins a whirlwind of mistaken identity and unrequited love. ....more


Jewels Live Broadcast from the Royal Opera House
Tuesday 11th April Tickets £15/Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Choreographer George Balanchine’s evocation of the sparkle of emeralds, rubies and diamonds is a brilliant ballet classic. The French Romantic music of Fauréprovides the impetus for the subtlety and lyricism of ‘Emeralds’, while the fire of ‘Rubies’ comes from Stravinsky and the jazz-age energy of New York. Grandeur and elegance complete the ballet with the splendour....more

Rozencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead from National Theatre Live
Thursday 20th April Tickets £15/ Students £12.50 (ID Req)

Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter, The Woman in Black), Joshua McGuire (The Hour) and David Haig (Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Witness for the Prosecution) star in Tom Stoppard’s brilliantly funny situation comedy, broadcast live from The Old Vic theatre in London. 

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Actor Hugh Fraser Loves The Riverside

We were delighted to see in last weekend’s EADT that actor and Woodbridge resident, Hugh Fraser, is a fan of The Riverside Cinema.

Many people will know Hugh from the ITV series Poirot, where he played Captain Hastings and in recent years Hugh has become a best selling author of crime novels ... Read Full Story
Awards Season

And the Winner is………

Yes it’s awards season and the nominations and ceremonies are coming thick and fast with all the Hollywood glamour and glitz we come to expect from these events.We’ve had the Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild Awards already, with La La Land winning ... Read Full Story
Audio description service
One of the new features available to us now we have "gone digital" is Audio Description for the visually impaired. Cinema audio description is a fantastic service for people with sight loss. The normal film soundtrack comes through the cinemas surround sound speakers in the usual way, whilst ... Read Full Story
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The Riverside on Facebook

The Riverside is on Facebook! Keep up-to-date with the inside track on our upcoming showings and be in with a chance of winning the occasional competition!

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Book Tickets Online

You can now book tickets to Riverside showings online. Visit the online booking system by clicking the link below and follow the instructions.

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Woodbridge Film Society
As many of you will know, on the first Monday of every month we host the films for the Woodbridge Film Society. Thanks to the generosity of one of their members, they now have their own website and would like you to know that all their film listings and contact details are available there. ... Read Full Story