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5th August 2015

Two documentaries about skilled amateur photographer Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen’s.

5th August 2015

This gloriously weird 80's oddity is the third film in our staff choice strand and has been chosen by Craig Puranen Wilson our Live Events Programmer/Producer.

6th August 2015

Stanisław Reymont’s Nobel-winning novel is Poland’s equivalent of ‘Hard Times’ or ‘Germinal’, a ruthlessly clear-eyed anatomising of the industrial revolution from the perspective of three young entrepreneurs vying to be the most ruthless.

7th August 2015

From first time writer and director Marielle Heller comes this hilarious, bold and eccentric portrait of a 15 year-old teenager from her candid point of view in 1970’s San Francisco that was a big hit at the Sundance Film Festival.

7th August 2015

Al Pacino treats us to a late renaissance, delivering a performance as vigorous and exciting as those of his heyday as an elderly, eccentric locksmith trying to come to terms with a past crime that cost him the love of his life.

7th August 2015

An absolutely breath-taking thriller which swept the boards at this year’s Goyas (aka the Spanish Oscars) with ten awards including best film.

7th August 2015

Adapted from the epic novel by the authors of the Russian classic STALKER, Arkadiy and Boris Strugatskiy comes the final film from the legendary former-Soviet filmmaker Aleksey German.

9th August 2015

Fiona Shaw’s award-winning production of a dark British masterpiece. Britten’s extraordinarily tense and chilling treatment of this historic tale is explored in a brilliant production by Fiona Shaw

12th August 2015

The Tyneside Bar Cafe is delighted to bring you the third in our monthly fine-dining event that aims to introduce you to the best in food and drink from regional suppliers in the UK and abroad.

13th August 2015

Enjoy Hollywood’s greatest screen siren Marilyn Monroe stars in this glittering 1953 musical comedy as part of Dementia Friendly Cinema.

14th August 2015

Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig, the duo behind the charming Frances Ha return with another irreverent slice of modern life.

14th August 2015

Director Judd Apatow’s smart and raunchy comedy with rising star female comedian Amy Schumer.

14th August 2015

Having already added an extra bit of oomph to Sherlock Holmes, Guy Ritchie turns his unique set of skills to the spy genre with this sexy and fresh take on classic TV series The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

21st August 2015

Can you imagine what it would be like to be literally raised by the movies?

21st August 2015

Gemma Arterton (Tamara Drewe) stars in this funny and sexy reworking of Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovery based on Posy Simmonds graphic novel of the same name.

23rd August 2015

Like Father is a feature drama exploring men’s lives in East Durham in the aftermath of pit closure, whilst High Row documents a small drift mine above the South Tyne Valley.

26th August 2015

After more than a decade working in film and television on projects from Star Wars to Holby City, Hugh Quarshie returns to the RSC to play Shakespeare's Othello.

26th August 2015

A moving documentary about Amber founder Murray Martin who died in 2007 along with his student film Maybe.

27th August 2015

Greased Lightning comes to Dementia Friendly Cinema & Summer Specials.

28th August 2015

Come and have the time of your life...

28th August 2015

Witness the strength of street knowledge with this epic biopic charting the rise and fall of ‘the World’s most dangerous group’ – NWA.

28th August 2015

Tom Courtenay and Charlotte Rampling are magnificent in director Andre Haigh’s (Weekend) absorbing look at ageing romance.

29th August 2015

Just when you thought it was safe to come back to the Tyneside!

29th August 2015

Wanna see a dead body?

30th August 2015

Frank Darabont’s incredible adaptation of Stephen King’s novella ‘Rita Hayworth and The Shawshank Redemption’ has quietly set the world afire since it was released in 1994.

3rd September 2015

The ‘Beaux’: Mr Aimwell and Mr Archer, two charming, dissolute young men who have blown their fortunes in giddy London. Shamed and debt-ridden, they flee to provincial Lichfield. Their ‘Stratagem’: to marry for money.

4th September 2015

Your new favourite teen comedy is here!

4th September 2015

An ambitious and exquisitely crafted drama from Jafar Panahi (The White Balloon, The Circle) the Iranian filmmaker who is banned from making movies and put under house arrest by the Iranian government.

4th September 2015

This award-winning crowd-pleaser tells the story of Greg, an ungainly high-schooler who keeps himself to himself, apart from when remakes films with his best-friend Earl.

9th September 2015

In 1971 a brave group of young activists set sail from Vancouver in an old fishing boat. Their mission: to stop Nixon's atomic bomb tests in Amchitka, a tiny island off the west coast of Alaska.

10th September 2015

We're singin' in the rain as the classic Hollywood musical screens as part of Dementia Friendly Cinema.

11th September 2015

Abel Ferrara directs an electric Willem Dafoe in this kaleidoscopic study of the life and death of the legendary Italian filmmaker.

11th September 2015

Sometimes one Tom Hardy isn’t enough, which means you’re in luck with this brilliant new film , as he takes on the dual roles of the notorious London gangsters, The Kray Twins.

11th September 2015

Joaquin Phoenix and Emma Stone excel in Woody Allen’s latest about a burned-out yet brilliant professor.

12th September 2015

We’ve teamed up with Waterstones book shop to bring How To Train Your Dragon author Cressida Cowell to the Tyneside for a special Q&A and book-signing for the new book in the series.

24th September 2015

Another chance to see National Theatre Live’s stunning presentation of the Donmar Warehouse’s production of Coriolanus, Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of political manipulation and revenge, with Tom Hiddleston.

24th September 2015

Mamma Mia! Here we go again as the wonderfully cheesy musical returns to the Tyneside as part of Dementia Friendly Cinema.

27th September 2015

Two films celebrating Byker through the eyes of photographer Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen.

29th September 2015

Roger Waters, co-founder and primary songwriter of Pink Floyd, fuses the epic and the personal in Roger Waters The Wall, a concert film that goes well beyond the stage.

30th September 2015

The final film in the For Ever Amber season follows Amber’s return to the former East German fishing and shipbuilding town of Rostock, which, in 1987, was documented as From Marks & Spencer to Marx and Engels.

3rd October 2015

Soprano Anna Netrebko’s dramatic and vocal skills are on full display in her next new role at the Met—Leonora, the Verdi heroine who sacrifices her own life for the love of the gypsy troubadour.

11th October 2015

This gem of Romantic ballet is one of the oldest and greatest in the classical repertoire, touching upon the great Romantic themes: a doomed love affair ending in tragedy, a dive into fantasy, and ultimate redemption through the power of love.

15th October 2015

Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game, Frankenstein at the National Theatre) takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy.

17th October 2015

Verdi’s masterful Otello matches Shakespeare’s play in tragic intensity.

21st October 2015

RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran continues his exploration of Shakespeare’s History Plays with Henry V performed in the 600th anniversary year of the Battle of Agincourt.

31st October 2015

James Levine conducts Wagner’s early masterpiece in its first return to the Met stage in more than a decade.

11th November 2015

With this first abstract ballet, Balanchine built a homage of captivating beauty to the dance schools that had forged his style – Paris, New York and St Petersburg – each represented by a contrasting jewel – emerald, ruby and diamond.

19th November 2015

The hit Broadway production starring James Franco and Chris O'Dowd, filmed on stage in New York by National Theatre Live, comes to the Tyneside Cinema.

21st November 2015

Acclaimed artist and director William Kentridge (The Nose) applies his unique theatrical vision to Berg’s notorious femme fatale who shatters lives, including her own.

6th December 2015

The Bolshoi breathes new life into John Neumeier’s tragic masterpiece, inspired by Alexandre Dumas’ novel and accompanied by Chopin’s exquisite score.

8th December 2015

Almost 170 years on, Charlotte Brontë’s story of the trailblazing Jane is as inspiring as ever. This bold and dynamic production uncovers one woman’s fight for freedom and fulfilment on her own terms.

12th December 2015

A Recording of Julie Taymor's transcendent production of Mozart's magical composition.

13th December 2015

This beloved holiday classic will enchant the whole family with its fairy-tale setting and Tchaikovsky’s timeless score.

24th December 2015

The best Christmas film in the world is back for 2014!

16th January 2016

Bizet’s gorgeous opera of lust and longing set in the Far East returns to the Met stage for the first time in 100 years.

24th January 2016

French choreographer Jean-Christophe Maillot lands a coup with his adaptation of Shakespeare’s comedy tailored specifically to the Bolshoi dancers, and achieves a magnetic two hours of breathtaking, non-stop dance unlike any other.

30th January 2016

Nina Stemme, one of opera’s greatest dramatic sopranos, takes on the title role of the proud princess of legendary China.

5th March 2016

The Met stage ignites when soprano Kristine Opolais and tenor Jonas Kaufmann join forces in Puccini’s obsessive love story.

13th March 2016

This most spectacular production is an epic tour de force, giving full expression to the strength for which the Bolshoi’s male dancers are renowned.

2nd April 2016

Anthony Minghella’s breathtaking production has thrilled audiences ever since its premiere in 2006.

10th April 2016

The Bolshoi’s panache and excellence are combined in Fadeyechev’s critically acclaimed staging of this exhilarating performance with Leon Minkus’ famous score.

16th April 2016

Soprano Sondra Radvanovsky takes on the extraordinary challenge of singing all three of Donizetti’s Tudor queens in the course of a single season

30th April 2016

Soprano Nina Stemme—unmatched today in the heroic female roles of Strauss and Wagner—who portrays Elektra’s primal quest for vengeance.