“Movie Afternoon”

Join us for “Movie Afternoon” at Sprowston Diamond Centre in conjunction with Creative Arts East and Broadland District Council

Monday 13 May 2019   Green Book   Biography/Comedy/Drama (12A) 130 minutes

When Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighbourhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali, a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on “The Green Book” to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism, danger as well as unexpected humanity and humour- they are forced to set aside differences to survive and thrive on the journey of a lifetime. From the

Monday 3 June 2019   The Upside   Comedy/Drama (12A) 126 minutes

A remake of the 2011 French mega-hit Intouchables, The Upside is a director Neil Burger’s heartfelt comedy about a recently paroled ex-convict (Kevin Hart) who strikes up an unlikely friendship with the paralyzed billionaire (Bryan Cranston) who employs him as his carer. Also starring Nichole Kidman as the billionaire’s assistant.

Monday 1 July 2019   Can you ever Forgive Me?   Real Life Drama (15) 106 minutes

Based on the memoir of the curmudgeonly, cat-loving New York writer Lee Israel. When demand for her trademark biographies of famous women dries up, she finds a lucrative alternative in turning out literary forgeries. Her partner in crime is Jack Hock, one of the few friends she has not alienated by her cantankerous behaviour. But her newfound wealth arouses the suspicion of the FBI. Starring Melissa McCarthy and Richard E Grant, both Oscar-nominated for Best Actress/Actor.

 Monday 5 August 2019   Sometimes Always Never   Comedy/Drama/Mystery 91 minutes

Alan (Bill Nighy) is a stylish tailor with moves as sharp as his suits. He has spent years searching tirelessly for his missing son Michael who stormed out over a game of scrabble. With a body to identify and his family torn apart, Alan must repair the relationship with his youngest son Peter (Sam Riley) and solve the mystery of an online player who he thinks could be Michael, so he can finally move on and reunite his family.

All performances are held at Sprowston Diamond Centre. Doors open at 1.00pm when complimentary refreshments will be served. Film performances start at 1.30pm.

Tickets are £5.00 each (no concessions) and available in person from the Council Office, Recreation Ground Road, Sprowston NR7 8EW subject to availability. As this event is becoming very popular we would recommend you purchase in advance to secure a seat.

Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult. Patrons are asked to turn mobile phones off during performances and respect the enjoyment of fellow cinema users.

Please note these films are subject to change