Cinecity 14th Brighton Film Festival

11 - 27 November

Listings: Dukes at Komedia

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Dukes at Komedia

Contact Information:

44-47 Gardner Street, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1UN

0871 902 5728

http://www.picturehouses.co.uk/cinema/Dukes_At_Komedia/

Box office: 0871 902 5728

Ticket Information:

PICTUREHOUSE BRIGHTON FESTIVAL PASS
10 films: £60 Members / £70 Non-Members –  includes free entry to Sallis Benney screenings

Or buy Tickets for 3 films and get a 4th film free
Please note the Festival Pass and 4 for 3 offer can only be purchased in person at the box office and not online.

Peak Prices
(Monday, Wednesday – Fridays from 5pm, Saturday, Sunday)
Adult £10 : Member £8 : Concession £9 : Child £6

Tuesdays
Adult £7 : Member £5 : Concession £6 : Child £6

 

FILM CERTIFICATION: IF NO CERTIFICATE IS LISTED PLEASE NOTE WE CAN ONLY ADMIT PATRONS AGED 18 AND OVER AS THESE FILMS HAVE NOT BEEN CERTIFICATED BY THE BRITISH BOARD OF FILM CLASSIFICATION. WE HAVE AGREED WITH BRIGHTON & HOVE CITY COUNCIL THAT WE CAN SCREEN THESE FILMS BUT ONLY THOSE AGED 18 AND OVER CAN BE ADMITTED.

12
Nov

Young doctor, Jenny Davin (Adèle Haenel) runs a small but busy medical centre on the outskirts of Liege. Late one night, she ignores a buzz at the clinic’s door but discovers the next morning it was a young African woman in need of her help. Driven by guilt and curiosity, Jenny applies her methodical, diagnostic… Read more »

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12
Nov

Inspired by a walk from Waltham Abbey in Essex via Battle Abbey to St Leonards-on-Sea, the latest film from Andrew Kötting (Gallivant, Swandown, By Our Selves) documents a pilgrimage in memory of Edith Swan Neck. After the Battle of Hastings in 1066, parts of King Harold’s body were taken to Waltham Abbey for burial and… Read more »

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13
Nov

Selected from open submissions to CINECITY. Brighton Screenings are films made in Brighton or by Brighton filmmakers and gives us the chance to highlight some of the talented filmmakers working in the region today.

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13
Nov

FLicker + Pulse is a striking and poignant portrayal of time passing in a beautiful Sussex walled garden. Using real-time and time-lapse footage, the film explores the relationship between the seasons and the plants and people who work within the walls of the garden. Locked into the clock of the solar system, the garden performs… Read more »

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13
Nov

Jim Jarmusch rates Iggy and The Stooges as the best rock‘n’roll band ever and this definitive documentary is the work of a true fan. Their powerful blend of rock, blues, R&B and free jazz enjoys an enduring legacy and influence and is brilliantly captured through a rich mix of archive footage, interviews, photos and animation…. Read more »

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14
Nov

The tradition of Albania’s “sworn virgins” dictates that individuals assigned female at birth are permitted to undergo gender transitions to male, provided they take a vow of lifelong chastity. This is the journey of the protagonist we first encounter as Mark (a wonderful performance from Alba Rohrwacher) who decides that she would like to leave… Read more »

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15
Nov

The humble compact cassette tape was a revolutionary invention, one that made recording available to everyone and unleashed a new music sharing culture on the world. The format refuses to die and has enjoyed a renaissance in recent years. Exploring its role in the proliferation of pop culture, Cassette features musical luminaries such as Henry… Read more »

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16
Nov

J-Horror luminary Kiyoshi Kurosawa – Sweet Home (1989), Cure (1997), Pulse (2001) – returns to the genre that made him a cult figure for the first time in a decade with the aptly titled Creepy. Fans of Kurosawa’s darker films will be pleased to know that he has lost none of his powers to unsettle,… Read more »

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17
Nov

Israeli-American director Alma Har’el follows her groundbreaking debut Bombay Beach (2011) with the equally ambitious and artistically bold LoveTrue. The concept of true love is a vast and tough subject to broach for any film-maker, but Har’el’s visually stunning, genre-bending exploration of the subject is remarkably assured. Delving deep into our collective perception of relationships… Read more »

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18
Nov

16-year-old John Cleaver is a high school misfit obsessed with serial killers in this darkly funny adaptation of Dan Wells’ cult YA novel. Despite harbouring fears that he may have an inner compulsion to kill, John (played by Max Records who starred as an 11-year-old in Spike Jonze’s Where The Wild Things Are in 200x)… Read more »

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19
Nov

Written by The Mighty Boosh‘s Julian Barratt and Simon Farnaby, this lovingly detailed and very funny, off-the-wall comedy features a heavyweight line-up of talent directed by award-winning theatre director Sean Foley (The Play What I Wrote), making his feature debut. Julian Barratt plays Ricahrd Thorncroft, a washed-up actor who had an ’80s TV hit with… Read more »

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19
Nov

A documentary examining the life and work of the pioneering artist, musician, performer and film-maker, Tony Conrad (1940-2016). To the world at large he remains virtually unknown but Conrad was one of the great American artists of our time and since the early 1960s, his films and musical compositions have been the stuff of legend…. Read more »

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20
Nov

A leading figure of the Romanian New Wave and the first director from the country to win the Palme d’Or (for 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days in 2007) Cristian Mungiu returns after a four-year absence with this expertly crafted family drama. Mungiu shared the Best Director Award at this year’s Cannes Film Festival… Read more »

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20
Nov

Roger Ross Williams’ Life, Animated is one of the year’s most heartwarming and uplifting documentaries. Based on Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and best-selling author Ron Suskind’s 2014 memoir Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes and Autism, Williams’ documentary mixes real footage with animated sequences to recount the Suskind family’s twenty year journey to connect… Read more »

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21
Nov

Jem Cohen, the New York-based film-maker and photographer, is well known for his film portraits of urban landscapes. He recently spent time in the UK capturing the landscape and people of South East Essex for his latest film which was commissioned by Metal and premiered in Estuary 2016: ‘I found that the Thames Estuary and… Read more »

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22
Nov

Critically acclaimed Iranian director Asghar Farhadi came to international prominence with a trio of elegant dramas, About Elly (2009), A Separation (2011) and The Past (2013). Empathetic and even handed, Farhadi places life in modern Iran under the microscope, with socially divisive issues surrounding class and gender especially prominent in his narratives. In his quietly… Read more »

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23
Nov

For 25 years American cinematographer Kirsten Johnson has roamed the globe for some of the documentary world’s biggest directors, including Michael Moore (Fahrenheit 9/11) and Laura Poitras (Citizenfour). Drawing on footage she’s shot for countless other directors, in Cameraperson Johnson has assembled a unique memoir of the images that have most marked her to reflect… Read more »

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24
Nov

Egypt’s recent turbulent social upheavals, which saw Hosni Mubarak’s decades-long rule come to an end in a people-led revolution in 2011, is the focus of Mohamed Diab’s gripping new film, Clash. The nation’s most prominent cultural commentator, Diab co-wrote the screenplay for this powerful piece about his home nation’s troubles, with his younger brother Khaled…. Read more »

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25
Nov

Following in the footsteps of her entire family, shy 16-year-old Justine, an animal-loving vegetarian, enrols in veterinary college. Entering a seductive world of boys, drugs and all-night parties, she is confronted with a moral dilemma when she must eat a raw rabbit liver as part of an initiation ritual. She devours the meat but she… Read more »

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26
Nov

A firm favourite at this year’s London Indian Film Festival and very well received at screenings around Europe, Nepalese director Min Bahadur Bham’s debut feature The Black Hen takes place in 2001 at the height of the country’s civil war. The young film-maker, screenwriter and producer has hit the ground running with this tale that… Read more »

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26
Nov

This slow-burning psychological drama set in the fictional Larangan maximum-security prison is told from the point of view of a young correctional officer, Aiman, who is ready to do anything to become apprentice to strict, veteran hangman Rahim (Wan Hanafi Su) on death row. Aiman’s reasons are not wholly professional but born of a desire… Read more »

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27
Nov

In their debut documentary Christine Molloy and Joe Lawlor (aka Desperate Optimists) take as their point of departure the compelling 18th Century figure, Ambrose O’Higgins – father of Bernardo O’Higgins, the first leader of Independent Chile – and attempt to retrace his remarkable journey from Ireland to Chile. Having long dreamt of making a biopic… Read more »

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27
Nov

Renowned Japanese animation giant Studio Ghibli’s first ever international co-production is a perfect collaboration with Oscar-winning Dutch animator Michaël Dudok De Wit. The Red Turtle, almost a decade in the making, is a dialogue-free fable about a castaway on a desert island and a touching ode to the cycle of life and the resilience of… Read more »

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