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Shrewsbury Film - Extras

"Roll on Wednesday for the next offering from my favourite place to be"
Maggie Mitchell

Within our first 12 months, it became increasingly clear that there was a demand for more than a main season. We listened and put on a couple of mini seasons, which proved there was an appetite for more.

Now, thanks to a recent cash injection from Film Hub North West Central, we are putting on more films than ever before and can afford to take more risks.

We call these our Extras and include all our mini-seasons, films for festivals as well as one-off films. Sometimes, these films are loosely chosen around a theme, sometimes they are just chosen for being good, or meriting an outing on the big screen.

These films are not part of our main season membership.

All films are shown at the Hive, 5 Belmont, Shrewsbury SY1 1TE. Tickets are £6 on the door.
Films start at 8pm with the bar open from 7:30pm.
Sunday films start at 4pm, with the bar open from 3.30pm.

Thirty advance tickets are available from the Hive, either online via their website or by dropping in (Tuesday to Friday). Some of our films are very popular so if you choose to turn up on the night, try to get there early to avoid disappointment.

Click here to find out more about becoming a member or just getting a ticket for individual films

 
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Wednesday 8 May 2019


 

Ana de Dia

 
15 | Spain | 2018 | Spanish
Drama
Director: Andrea Jaurrieta

Ana is unexpectedly expelled from her unfulfilling life by a mysterious doppelganger. With vibrant sound and colour, plus a host of quirky characters, this is great fun!

Part of ¡Viva! Spanish & Latin American Festival 2019 tour, presented by HOME, Manchester, with BFI support awarding funds from The National Lottery. -

Friday 24 May 2019


 

Wajib

 
15 | Palestine | 2018 | Arabic
Comedy drama
Director: Annemarie Jacir

Abu Shahi is a retired school teacher living in Nazareth. When his architect son returns from Rome after years abroad for his sister's wedding, the tensions between their very different lives come to the fore. This is a fabulous combination of drama, comedy, and politics which gives a fascinating insight into contemporary Palestinian culture.

Showing in partnership with Shropshire Friends of Palestine. -

Sunday 2 June 2019


 

The Fabulous World of Jules Verne

 
U | Czechoslovkia | 1958 | Czech
Animation
Director: Karel Zeman

The most commercially successful Czech film of all time, this is a delightful animated journey through Jules Verne's wonderful tales of science and adventure.

Showing as part of the Comics Salopia 2019 festival. -

Wednesday 12 June 2019


 

Miriam Miente

 
12 | Spain | 2018 | Spanish
Drama
Director: Natalia Cabral, Oriol Estrada

A coming-of-age story set in the Caribbean. Miriam is bound to win your heart in this topical exploration of identity politics.

Part of ¡Viva! Spanish & Latin American Festival 2019 tour, presented by HOME, Manchester, with BFI support awarding funds from The National Lottery. -

Friday 21 June 2019


 

Columbus

 
12 | USA | 2017 | English
Drama
Director: Kogonada

Casey lives with her mother, a recovering addict. Jin visits his dying father from the other side of the world. Haunted by the striking modernism of their town, they find respite in each other and the striking architecture around them.


Friday 5 July 2019


 

The Heiresses

 
12 | Paraguay | 2018 | Spanish
Drama
Director: Marcelo Martinessi

When their debts force them to start selling off their own possessions, Chela and Chiquita, both descended from wealthy families in Asuncion, Paraguay, find that a new life beckons for them in unexpected ways…


Friday 19 July 2019


 

Summer Hours

 
12 | France | 2008 | French
Drama
Director: Olivier Assayas

When an heiress with a valuable art collection dies, her children and grandchildren struggle to come to terms with themselves and their differences. With an exceptional performance from Juliette Binoche, this is a beautifully photographed and moving summertime story.