“Movie Afternoon”

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

Monday 14 May 2018   Wonder    Drama (PG) 113 minutes

Based on the New York Times bestseller, Wonder tells the incredibly inspiring and heart warming story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to discover their compassion and acceptance, Auggie’s extraordinary journey will unite them all and prove you can’t blend in when you were born to stand out. 

Monday 4 June 2018   All the Money in the World   True Storey/Crime/Drama (15) 107 minutes

Rome, 1973. Masked men kidknap a teenage boy named John Paul Getty III (Charlie Plummer). His grandfather, Jean Paul Getty (Christopher Plummer), is the richest man in the world, but he’s notoriously miserly. His favourite grandson’s abduction is not reason enough for him to part with any of his fortune. Paul’s devoted, strong-willed mother Gail (Michelle Williams) attempts to sway Getty even as her son’s mob captors become increasingly more determined, volatile and brutal. When Getty sends his enigmatic security man Fletcher Chace (Mark Wahlberg) to look after his interests, ha and Gail become unlikely allies.

Monday 2 July 2018   Finding Your Feet   Comedy/Drama/Romance (12A) 115 minutes

On the eve of retirement a middle class, judgemental snob (Imelda Staunton) discovers her husband has been having an affair with her best friend. “Stunned, and needing somewhere to figure things out, she finds refuge with her estranged, bohemian older sister Bif (Celia Imrie), a woman who couldn’t be more different from Sandra if she tried. But could the change in scenery and dynamic be just what Sandra needs? Especially when she joins a community dance class and potential new romance with Charlie (Timothy Spall)?

Monday 6 August 2018   Walk Like a Panther   Comedy (12A) 108 minutes

A group of 1980swrestlers are forced to don the lycra one last time when their beloved pub is threatened with closure. The Half Nelson, run by Mark Bolton (Stephen Graham), son of Bulldog (Dave Johns – I, Daniel Blake), who always wanted to be up there in the ring with the rest of them but didn’t consider himself good enough, is the Panthers’ watering hole. When the manager of the local brewery (Stephen  Tompkinson) declares “Time” the old boys, including a Jamaican transvestite, known as Zulu (Robbie Gee), agree to put on a show that will go vial in social media and be covered by BT Sport, or whoever, and make enough dosh to pay off the developers.

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 Sprowston Diamond Centre 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.