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What's On Calendar

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Films // Coming up

What's on - Sat 21 July~Sat 28 July
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23 July
Monday
7:30pm

McQueen

This documentary about renowned fashion designer Alexander ‘McQueen’ takes a bold new approach to create an authentic celebration and a richly detailed portrait of his life, legacy and influence.

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6 August
Monday
7:30pm

The Bookshop

In this British drama a woman opens a bookshop causing a cultural awakening in a sleepy seaside town which has not changed for centuries. When Florence refuses to bend to Gamart’s will, they begin a struggle not just for the bookshop but for the very heart and soul of the town.

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7 August
Tuesday
10:30am

Poly Parents // The Bookshop

PARENT & BABY SCREENING: In this British drama a woman opens a bookshop causing a cultural awakening in a sleepy seaside town which has not changed for centuries.

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9 August
Thursday
7:30pm

Sailing Season // Adrift

The Poly is proud to launch our season of films celebrating remarkable stories on the water. Our first pick is Adrift, an astonishing voyage turned epic survival tale based on the true story of two sailors who waved goodbye to civilisation and took to the vast ocean.

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13 August
Monday
7:30pm

Mary Shelley

The tempestuous romance that inspired one of Gothic literature’s most influential works is brought to life in a luscious and moving period drama starring Elle Fanning as the radical young writer.

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15 August
Wednesday
6:30pm

Family Friendly // The Secret of Kells

The first in our series of family friendly films screening this summer at The Poly is The Secret of Kells, a charming Oscar-nominated animation from Ireland. Celtic mythology, magic and fantasy come together in a riot of colour and detail about the power of imagination and faith to carry humanity through dark times.

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16 August
Thursday
7:30pm

SAILING SEASON // Vanishing Sail w/ Q&A

Next up in our Sailing Season is the fantastic award-winning feature documentary Vanishing Sail. We're thrilled to announce this screening will also feature a Q&A with the film's producer, Justin Sihera. Vanishing Sail tells the tale of Alwyn Enoe, one of the last boatbuilders practicing a trade passed down the generations from Scottish settlers that arrived in Carriacou in the 18th century.

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20 August
Monday
7:30pm

The Happy Prince

Rupert Everett - who writes, directs and stars in this magnificent drama - was born to play Oscar Wilde, and this, Everett's "11th-hour masterpiece" (The Times) focuses on Wilde's final years following his notorious trial and imprisonment for "gross indecency".

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22 August
Wednesday
6:30pm

Family Friendly // The Iron Giant

Next in our Family Friendly season is The Iron Giant, a beautifully animated feature from director Brad Bird (The Incredibles & Ratatouille) based on Ted Hughes' 1968 story, The Iron Man. This critically acclaimed classic tackles ambitious topics and complex human relationships in one of the greatest unsung childhood classics.

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23 August
Thursday
7:30pm

Sailing Season // Deep Water

Up next in our Sailing Season is a riveting documentary unearthing a forgotten and fascinating story from 1968. The Sunday Times’ inaugural Golden Globe Race is launched to inspire the first solo sailing circumnavigation of the globe, but when amateur sailor and marine electrician Donald Crowhurst enters the fray he soon finds himself out of his depth.

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27 August
Monday
7:30pm

Whitney

Oscar-winning director Kevin Macdonald directs this intimate portrait of the work and life of Whitney Houston, one made with full access to her family and collaborators.

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29 August
Wednesday
6:30pm

Family Friendly // The Red Turtle

The next feature in our Family Friendly season comes from renowned Japanese animation giant Studio Ghibli. Almost a decade in the making, The Red Turtle is a perfect collaboration with Oscar-winning Dutch animator Michaël Dudok De Wit. This dialogue-free fable about a castaway on a desert island is a touching ode to the cycle of life and the resilience of family.

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3 September
Monday
7:30pm
For 2 days

Swimming With Men

Faced with a full-blown mid-life crisis, accountant Eric (Rob Brydon) joins an all-male group of synchronised swimmers, discovering that making patterns in a pool can, for a couple of hours at least, smooth out the bumps in his work and marriage.

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4 September
Tuesday
10:30am

Poly Parents // Swimming With Men

PARENT & BABY SCREENING: Faced with a full-blown mid-life crisis, accountant Eric (Rob Brydon) joins an all-male group of synchronised swimmers, discovering that making patterns in a pool can, for a couple of hours at least, smooth out the bumps in his work and marriage.

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Cormorant Theatre: Greenwood

What would you do if you discovered a teacher was planning to commit a mass act of terror on the students at your local...

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The Best of Keith James

Songs by Leonard Cohen, Nick Drake, Joni Mitchell, John Martyn and Cat Stevens together with Keith’s own dramatic and...

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100 Boats by Paul Ryan

100 BOATS’ PAUL RYAN – SPRING GALLERY, THE POLY, FALMOUTH. These works are constructed paintings incorporating...

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