A Man Called Otto (15)

A Man Called Otto

The story of Otto Anderson (Tom Hanks), a grumpy widower who is very set in his ways. When a lively young family moves in next door, he meets his match in quick-witted and very pregnant Marisol, leading to an unlikely friendship that will turn his world upside-down.

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Saturday 4 Feb 202319:00
Sunday 5 Feb 202316:15
Monday 6 Feb 202319:00
Tuesday 7 Feb 202313:00
Wednesday 8 Feb 202315:45
Thursday 9 Feb 202319:00

All the Beauty and the Bloodshed (18)

All the Beauty and the Bloodshed

Directed by Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Laura Poitras, All the Beauty and the Bloodshed is an epic, emotional and interconnected story about internationally renowned artist and activist Nan Goldin told through her slideshows, intimate interviews, ground-breaking photography, and rare footage of her personal fight to hold the Sackler family accountable for the overdose crisis.


Nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the Academy Awards.

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Friday 24 Feb 202319:30
Sunday 26 Feb 202315:45
Monday 27 Feb 202319:30
Tuesday 28 Feb 202312:15
Wednesday 1 Mar 202315:45

Babylon (18)

Babylon

A tale of outsized ambition and outrageous excess, tracing the rise and fall of multiple characters in an era of unbridled decadence and depravity during Hollywood's transition from silent films and to sound films in the late 1920s.


Directed by Damien Chazelle (Whiplash, La La Land) and starring Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie.


'A cinematic marvel' ★★★★☆  - BBC Culture.

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Friday 24 Feb 202315:30
Saturday 25 Feb 202319:00
Sunday 26 Feb 202318:30
Tuesday 28 Feb 202315:00
Wednesday 1 Mar 202318:30
Thursday 2 Mar 202315:00

Babylon - Socially Distanced (18)

Babylon - Socially Distanced

A tale of outsized ambition and outrageous excess, tracing the rise and fall of multiple characters in an era of unbridled decadence and depravity during Hollywood's transition from silent films and to sound films in the late 1920s.


Directed by Damien Chazelle (Whiplash, La La Land) and starring Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie.


'A cinematic marvel' ★★★★☆  - BBC Culture.


Please note the show on 27th Feb will be socially distanced with two seats kept free between each booking.

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Monday 27 Feb 202315:30 (Subtitled + Socially Distanced)

Big Fish (PG)

Big Fish

Film Club is joining up with Hexham Book Group for this month’s film – why not read the book before seeing the film and join in the post-show discussion?


Throughout his life Edward Bloom has always been a man of big appetites, enormous passions and tall tales. In his later years, he remains a huge mystery to his son, William. Now, to get to know the real man, Will begins piecing together a true picture of his father from flashbacks of his amazing adventures.


The Forum Film Club is a monthly film screening followed by a post-film discussion in our café/bar with guest speakers and hosts.


The Forum Film Club is open to all and you do not need to sign up. Just book a ticket and come experience the best that cinema has to offer with other like-minded film lovers!

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Tuesday 7 Feb 202318:30 (FORUM FILM CLUB)

Blue Jean (15)

Blue Jean

This award winning British feature set in 80's Newcastle was filmed right here in Hexham!


England, 1988 – Margaret Thatcher’s Conservative government are about to pass a law stigmatising gays and lesbians, forcing Jean, a PE teacher to live a double life. As pressure mounts from all sides, the arrival of a new girl at school catalyses a crisis that will challenge Jean to her core.


We have a special preview screening with an in person introduction by director Georgia Oakley, producer Helene Sifre and stars Rosy McEwan and Kerrie Hayes on Wednesday the 8th February.


"A slam-dunk masterpiece" ★★★★★ - THE TELEGRAPH


“A vital film in the current British climate” - ALTERNATIVE LENS

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Friday 17 Feb 202319:00
Saturday 18 Feb 202319:00
Sunday 19 Feb 202319:00
Monday 20 Feb 202319:00
Tuesday 21 Feb 202319:00
Wednesday 22 Feb 202316:30
Saturday 4 Mar 202316:00
Monday 6 Mar 202320:15

Blue Jean Preview + Filmmakers Intro (15)

Blue Jean Preview + Filmmakers Intro

Filmed right here in Hexham's old middle school, we are delighted to have Blue Jean director, Georgia Oakley, introduce her film here at The Forum!


To celebrate the award winning Blue Jean, we are delighted to welcome director Georgia Oakley to introduce this special homecoming preview screening on Wednesday the 8th of February. Georgia will be joined by producer Helene Sifre and stars Rosy McEwan and Kerrie Hayes on the night.



England, 1988 – Margaret Thatcher’s Conservative government are about to pass a law stigmatising gays and lesbians, forcing Jean, a PE teacher, to live a double life. As pressure mounts from all sides, the arrival of a new girl at school catalyses a crisis that will challenge Jean to her core.


"A slam-dunk masterpiece" ★★★★★ - THE TELEGRAPH



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Wednesday 8 Feb 202319:00 (Directors introduction)

Brian & Roger Eno Live@Acropolis (TBC)

Brian & Roger Eno Live@Acropolis

Brian Eno and Roger Eno have been recording together since 1983. This unique musical event not only sees the two brothers performing live together for the first time but unbelievably it’s one of the very rare occasions that Brian Eno has ever performed live in front of an audience.

 

Famous for their atmospheric music landscapes from legendary productions that include film scores, television soundtracks and ambient records, Brian and Roger perform in front of a sell-out crowd and against a backdrop of spectacular images being projected onto the stones of the Odeon of Herodes Atticus amphitheatre.

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Thursday 2 Mar 202319:00

Empire of Light (15)

Empire of Light

A romance develops in a beautiful old cinema on the south coast of England in the 1980s.


EMPIRE OF LIGHT features a stellar cast led by Academy Award winner Olivia Colman (The Favourite, Broadchurch), BAFTA winner Micheal Ward (Blue Story) and Academy Award winner Colin Firth (The King’s Speech). It also reunites Mendes with Academy Award winning cinematographer Roger Deakins (1917, Skyfall).

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Sunday 5 Feb 202319:00
Monday 6 Feb 202316:15
Tuesday 7 Feb 202315:45
Wednesday 8 Feb 202313:00
Thursday 9 Feb 202316:15

Fantastic Mr. Fox (PG)

Fantastic Mr. Fox

The Fantastic Mr. Fox bored with his current life, plans a heist against the three local farmers. The farmers, tired of sharing their chickens with the sly fox, seek revenge against him and his family.


Based on the Roald Dahl book and adapted by Wes Anderson with an all-star voice cast, Fantastic Mr Fox is a delight for the whole family.


Come to our Kid's Club on Saturday 4th of March where all tickets are £5.


Come in your World Book Day costume and be entered into a prize draw!

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Saturday 4 Mar 202313:30 (Kids Club)
Sunday 5 Mar 202313:30

Magic Mike's Last Dance (15)

Magic Mike's Last Dance

Mike Lane (Channing Tatum) takes to the stage again after a lengthy hiatus, following a business deal that went bust, leaving him broke and taking bartender gigs in Florida. For what he hopes will be one last hurrah, Mike heads to London with a wealthy socialite (Salma Hayek) who lures him with an offer he can’t refuse… and an agenda all her own.


With everything on the line, once Mike discovers what she truly has in mind, will he—and the roster of hot new dancers he’ll have to whip into shape—be able to pull it off?


The magic of Mike will delight fans once last time, in the 3rd and final film of the series.

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Friday 3 Mar 202319:15
Saturday 4 Mar 202319:00
Sunday 5 Mar 202316:00

NT Live: Othello (TBC)

NT Live: Othello

An extraordinary new production of Shakespeare’s most enduring tragedy, directed by Clint Dyer with a cast that includes Giles Terera (Hamilton), Rosy McEwean (The Alienist) and Paul Hilton (The Inheritance).


She’s a bright, headstrong daughter of a senator; elevated by her status but stifled by its expectations. He’s refugee of slavery; having risen to the top of a white world, he finds love across racial lines has a cost.


Wed in secret, Desdemona and Othello crave a new life together. But as unseen forces conspire against them, they find their future is not theirs to decide.  


Othello is filmed live on the Lyttleton stage of the National Theatre.


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Thursday 23 Feb 202319:00

Peter von Kant (15)

Peter von Kant

Peter von Kant, a successful director lives with his assistant Karl, whom he likes to mistreat and humiliate. Through the great actress Sidonie, he meets and falls in love with Amir, a handsome young man of modest means. He offers to share his apartment and help Amir break into the world of cinema. Once Amir becomes a star he breaks up with Peter, leaving him alone to face himself.


A gender swapped reimagining of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's "The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant," from director Francois  Ozon

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Monday 13 Feb 202320:15
Wednesday 15 Feb 202313:15

Puss in Boots 2 - Relaxed (PG)

Puss in Boots 2 - Relaxed

Please note this showing of Puss in Boots on Sunday 26th of February is a relaxed inclusive screening.


The volume will be at a lower level and the house lights will be slightly raised during the performance and there will be no ads or trailers. Doors will be kept open and you are welcome to move around and make noise.


This is open to all with a less formal environment aimed to be more welcoming and accessible to those with additional needs.


Puss in Boots discovers that his passion for adventure has taken its toll: He has burned through eight of his nine lives, leaving him with only one life left. Puss sets out on an epic journey to find the mythical Last Wish and restore his nine lives.


Nominated for Best Animated Feature at The Academy Awards Puss' new adventure is fun for the whole family.

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Sunday 26 Feb 202310:45 (Relaxed)

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish (PG)

Puss in Boots: The Last Wish

Puss in Boots discovers that his passion for adventure has taken its toll: He has burned through eight of his nine lives, leaving him with only one life left. Puss sets out on an epic journey to find the mythical Last Wish and restore his nine lives.


Nominated for Best Animated Feature at The Academy Awards Puss' new adventure is fun for the whole family.

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Saturday 18 Feb 202311:3014:0016:30
Sunday 19 Feb 202311:3014:0016:30
Monday 20 Feb 202314:0016:30
Tuesday 21 Feb 202314:00
Wednesday 22 Feb 202313:30
Thursday 23 Feb 202313:30
Friday 24 Feb 202312:45
Saturday 25 Feb 202313:4516:30
Sunday 26 Feb 202313:00

Roman Holiday 70th Anniversary 4K (U)

Roman Holiday 70th Anniversary 4K

Roman Holiday, the charming fairy-tale romance shot entirely on location in Rome that starred Audrey Hepburn in her first Hollywood feature is celebrating it's 70th anniversary with a beautiful 4K restoration.


A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman (Gregory Peck) in Rome.


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Friday 24 Feb 202310:00 (Dementia Friendly)
Tuesday 28 Feb 202319:00
Wednesday 1 Mar 202313:00

Royal Opera: The Barber of Seville (12A)

Royal Opera: The Barber of Seville

When Rosina falls in love with amysterious young suitorwho calls himself Lindoro, she must use all her cunning – and a little help from her local barber – to outwit her calculating guardian Dr Bartolo.


Expect heart-melting serenades, ridiculous disguises and a fairytale ending waiting just out of reach. From the barber’s famous opening number ‘Largo al factotum,’ with its cry of ‘Figaro! Figaro!,’ to Rosina’s feisty aria ‘Una voce poco fa,’ Gioachino Rossini’s comic opera is a riotously entertaining affair.


Rafael Payare makes his Royal Opera House debut conducting an outstanding international cast that includes Andrzej Filończyk, Aigul Akhmetshina, Laurence Brownlee and Bryn Terfel.

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Wednesday 15 Feb 202319:00

Shrek (U)

Shrek

It ain't easy bein' green -- especially if you're a likable (albeit smelly) ogre named Shrek. On a mission to retrieve a princess from the clutches of a fire-breathing dragon, Shrek teams up with an unlikely companion -- a wisecracking donkey.


Get ready for the new adventure Puss in Boots: The Last Wish showing from 18th February with showings of the first 2 Shrek movies.


Saturday 4th February is our Kids Club with every ticket £5.

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Sunday 5 Feb 202314:00

Shrek 2 (PG)

Shrek 2

Shrek, Fiona and Donkey set off to Far, Far Away to meet Fiona's mother and father. But not everyone is happy. Shrek and the King find it hard to get along, and there's tension in the marriage. The fairy godmother discovers that Shrek has married Fiona instead of her Son Prince Charming and sets about destroying their marriage.


Get ready for the new adventure, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish, with showings of the fist two Shrek movies.

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Saturday 11 Feb 202313:30
Sunday 12 Feb 202313:30

Sleepless in Seattle 30th Anniversary (PG)

Sleepless in Seattle 30th Anniversary

Join us this valentines day with a 30th anniversary screening of Nora Ephron's classic rom-com starring the irresistibly charismatic pairing of Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan.


What if someone you never met, someone you never saw, someone you never knew was the only someone for you?


A widowers young son calls in to a talk-radio program to find a new wife for his father, Sam (Hanks) grudgingly gets on the line to discuss his feelings. Annie ( Ryan), a reporter in Baltimore, hears Sam speak and falls for him, even though she is engaged. Unsure where it will lead, she writes Sam a letter asking him to meet her at the Empire State Building on Valentine's Day.

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Tuesday 14 Feb 202319:30

The Fabelmans (12A)

The Fabelmans

Growing up in post-World War II era Arizona, young Sammy Fabelman aspires to become a filmmaker as he reaches adolescence, but soon discovers a shattering family secret and explores how the power of films can help him see the truth.


This semi-autographical film from one of our finest filmmakers, Steven Spielberg, is full of his signature movie magic and has earned numerous nominations at this years Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actress for Michelle Williams.

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Friday 10 Feb 202316:0019:15
Saturday 11 Feb 202319:00
Sunday 12 Feb 202319:00
Monday 13 Feb 202317:00
Tuesday 14 Feb 202310:00 (Parent & Baby)13:15
Wednesday 15 Feb 202315:30
Thursday 16 Feb 202317:00

The Old Way (15)

The Old Way

An old gunslinger (Nicolas Cage in his first Western!) and his daughter must face the consequences of his past, when the son of a man he murdered years ago arrives to take his revenge.



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Friday 17 Feb 202316:45
Tuesday 21 Feb 202316:45
Wednesday 22 Feb 202319:00
Thursday 23 Feb 202316:15

The Whale (15)

The Whale

A reclusive English teacher suffering from severe obesity attempts to reconnect with his estranged teenage daughter for one last chance at redemption.


A career best performance from Brendan Fraser which has earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor, alongside a nomination for Hong Chau for Best Supporting Actress.

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Friday 3 Mar 202316:30
Sunday 5 Mar 202319:00
Monday 6 Mar 202317:30

Till (12A)

Till

The true story of Mamie Till Mobley’s relentless pursuit of justice for her 14 year old son, Emmett Till, who, in 1955, was lynched while visiting his cousins in Mississippi.

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Saturday 11 Feb 202316:00
Sunday 12 Feb 202316:00
Tuesday 14 Feb 202316:30
Thursday 16 Feb 202320:15