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the life of a Texas cattle rancher and his family and associates. Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow, Sun 25–Mon 26 May. Gladstone’s Bag Presents: Comedy Cine-Variety (tbc) Two programmes of silent films with live music. Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, Glasgow, Wed 4 Jun. LIVE SCREENINGGlyndebourne Opera: Der Rosenkavalier (tbc) (Richard Jones, 2014) Live screening of Richard Strauss’ comic opera. Robin Ticciati conducts. Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh, Sun 8 Jun; Cineworld IMAX, Glasgow, Sun 8 Jun. God’s Not Dead (PG) (Harold Cronk, US, 2014) Shane Harper, Kevin Sorbo, David A R White. 113min. A religious young man’s faith is put under strain by his philosophy teacher. Odeon at the Quay, Glasgow, Thu 15 May. Howl’s Moving Castle (PG) ●●●●● (Hayao Miyazaki, Japan, 2005) Voices of Christian Bale, Lauren Bacall, Billy Crystal. 119min. Despite Miyazaki’s undoubted gifts for story, character and cute animation, the diverse cultural agendas jar badly. Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh, Sat 31 May. Iron Giant (U) ●●●●● (Brad Bird, US, 1999) Voices of Jennifer Aniston, Harry Conick Jr, Vin Diesel. 86min. Animated film adaptation of Ted Hughes’ classic children’s story about a boy who befriends a 50ft robot from outer space. Filmhouse, Edinburgh, Sun 1 Jun. Katharine Hepburn A season of screenings celebrating the 50 year career of the four-time Academy Award winning actress, including Adam’s Rib, The Lion in Winter, Summer Madness and many more. Filmhouse, Edinburgh, until Wed 18 Jun. Kirikou And The Sorceress (U) ●●●●● (Michel Ocelot, France/ Belgium/Luxembourg, 2003) Voices of Antoinette Kellerm, Fezele Mpeka, Kombisile Sangweni. 74min. Charming animation. Filmhouse, Edinburgh, Sun 8 Jun. Kochadaiiyaan (2014) (tbc) (Soundarya Rajinikanth, India, 2014) Rajnikanth, Deepika Padukone, Sarath Kumar. 124min. Tamil motion capture adventure. Cineworld Fountainpark, Edinburgh, Thu 15 May; Cineworld Renfrew Street, Glasgow, Thu 15 May; Odeon at the Quay, Glasgow, Thu 15 May. A Late Quartet (15) ●●●●● (Yaron Zilberman, US, 2012) Philip Seymour Hoffman, Christopher Walken, Catherine Keener. 105min. Peter (Walken) is an ageing cellist whose decision to retire from his longterm quartet causes the lives of his fellow musicians to become unstuck. Grosvenor Cinema, Glasgow, Sat 7 Jun. Looking for Light: Jane Bown (tbc) (Luke Dodd/Michael Whyte, UK, 2014) 90min. Documentary about photographer Jane Brown who has snapped everyone from Bertrand Russell to Margaret Thatcher. Filmhouse, Edinburgh, Mon 9–Wed 11 Jun. Matisse: Live from Tate Modern (tbc) (2014) Take a virtual walkabout of the modern master’s exhibition at Tate Modern from the comfort of your cinema chair. Selected release. McLaren 2014 A selection of short films from legendary filmmaker Norman McLaren, including Opening Speech, Blinkity Blank, Synchromy. Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow, Sun 25 May; Filmhouse, Edinburgh, Sun 8 Jun.

✽Middle East Film Festival This year’s offerings focus on the little-

seen area of the Maghreb. Featuring Bab El-Oued City, Iranian Enough, The Snow on the Pines and many more. See preview, page 66. Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow; Filmhouse, Edinburgh, until Fri 30 May. LIVE SCREENING National Theatre Live: A Small Family Business (tbc) (2014) Live screening of the piece exposing entrepreneurial greed

by Olivier Award-winning playwright Alan Ayckbourn. General release. LIVE SCREENING National Theatre Live: King Lear (tbc) (Sam Mendes, UK, 2014) Simon Russell Beale. Mendes returns to the National Theatre to direct Simon Russell Beale in the title role of Shakespeare’s tragedy. General release. LIVE SCREENING National Theatre Live: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night- Time (tbc) (Marianne Elliott, UK, 2012) Luke Treadaway, Nicola Walker, Una Stubbs. See the National Theatre’s adaptation of Mark Haddon’s best- selling book on a big screen near you. General release. On the Waterfront (PG) ●●●●● (Elia Kazan, US, 1954) Marlon Brando, Eva Marie-Saint, Karl Malden. 108min. Taking on gangster supremo Lee J Cobb only leads to tragedy for Brando’s ex-boxer Terry Malloy in this early masterpiece of the Method school. Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh, Sun 1 Jun. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (PG) ●●●●● (Thor Freudenthal, US, 2013) Alexandra Daddario, Logan Lerman, Nathan Fillion. 106min. The latest instalment in the series sees Percy on a quest to find the Golden Fleece to help save Poseidon’s home. Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow, Sat 17 May. A Place in the Sun (PG) (George Stevens, US, 1951) Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Shelley Winters. 122min. Stevens brought Theodore Dreisler’s novel An American Tragedy up to date but, as a consequence, lost most of the social satire and replaced it with romantic melodrama. Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh, Sun 25 May. Ponyo (U) ●●●●● (Hayao Miyazaki, Japan, 2008) Voices of Noah Cyrus, Liam Neeson, Frankie Jonas. 101min. Delightful animated feature from the Studio Ghibli brand about a five-year-old boy who falls for a goldfish princess. Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh, Sat 7 Jun. Portobello Film Club (tbc) Film screening followed by a discussion. The Skylark, Edinburgh, Wed 4 Jun. Princess Mononoke (PG) (Hayao Miyazaki, Japan, 1997) Voices of Yôji Matsuda, Yuriko Ishida, Yûko Tanaka. 134min. Young warrior Ashitaka sets out on a hunt for the cure to his deadly curse and becomes entangled in a battle between humans and animal gods, led by Princess Mononoke. Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh, Sat 17 May. Pulp Fiction (18) ●●●●● (Quentin Tarantino, US, 1994) John Travolta, Samuel Jackson, Uma Thurman, Bruce Willis. 150min. Tarantino’s classic pulp noir, somehow now two decades old. Cineworld Fountainpark, Edinburgh, Tue 20 May; Cineworld Renfrew Street, Glasgow, Tue 20 May. Rebel Without a Cause (18) (Nicholas Ray, US, 1956) James Dean, Natalie Wood, Jim Backus, Sal Mineo. 111min. Seminal youth movie. Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow, Sun 18–Tue 20 May. LIVE SCREENING Royal Shakespeare Company: Henry IV Part I (tbc) (Gregory Doran, UK, 2014) Antony Sher, Jasper Britton, Alex Hassell. Screening of the play with Antony Sher as Falstaff, Jasper Britton as Henry IV and Alex Hassell as Prince Hal. Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh, Tue 20 May. Selected 4: Contemporary Artists’ Films (tbc) A collection of convention-defying works by some of the most exciting moving image artists working in the UK today. CCA, Glasgow, Thu 12 Jun. Silent Film Night with Gladstone’s Bag (tbc) Silent film night featuring a programme of comedy and drama. Live music and sound effects provided by Gladstone’s Bag. Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, Glasgow, Wed 4 Jun. Sorcerer (tbc) (William Friedkin, US, 1977) Roy Scheider, Bruno Cremer,

Francisco Rabal. 121min. Four outcasts who were forced to work in an oil drilling operation are offered the chance out. They just have to carry six crates of unstable dynamite through miles of jungle first . . . Double bill with The Pink Phink. Filmhouse, Edinburgh, Thu 15 May. Spirited Away (PG) ●●●●● (Hayao Miyazaki, Japan, 2001) Voices: Daveigh Chase, Rumi Hîragi, Sidonie von Krosigk. 125min. Chihiro travels through a tunnel into another world, where she happens upon a bathhouse for the spirits. Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh, Sat 24 May. Spliced: A Show by Edinburgh College (15) 120min. The first joint film show from the newly merged halls of academe. Featuring an evening of animation, music videos, documentaries, dramas and comedies, all vying for the judges’ attention. Plus have your say by voting in the audience award. Filmhouse, Edinburgh, Thu 12 Jun. A Streetcar Named Desire (15) ●●●●● (Elia Kazan, US, 1951) Vivien Leigh, Marlon Brando, Kim Hunter. 125min. Tennessee Williams’ steamy sex romp seems a little tame by today’s standards, but the realism of the drama remains intact and the performances are to be savoured. Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh, Sun 18 May. Sur la Planche (On the Edge) (tbc) (Leila Kilani, Germany/Morocco/ France, 2011) Soufia Issami, Mouna Bahmad, Nouzha Akel. 110min. Two young Moroccan women work in a shrimp-packaging factory by day, but spend their nights dancing and partying. Institut Français d’Ecosse, Edinburgh, Tue 20 May. A Thousand Times Good Night (15) (Erik Poppe, Norway/Ireland/ Sweden, 2013) Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Juliette Binoche, Maria Doyle Kennedy. 117min. Award-winning tale about a

photojournalist confronted by impossible choices. Filmhouse, Edinburgh, Thu 15 May. Twelve Angry Men (PG) ●●●●● (Sidney Lumet, US, 1957) Henry Fonda, Lee J Cobb, Ed Begley, Jack Klugman. 96min. One man stands out against his fellow jurors’ somewhat prejudiced view of the murder case they are trying. Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh, Sun 8 Jun.

✽UK Green Film Festival The UK’s annual environmental

film festival with a selection of global films to inform, entertain and inspire. Featuring Musicwood, Planet Ocean, A River Changes Course. See preview, page 72.Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow, Sun 1–Sun 9 Jun. Videoclub: Selected (18) (Various, UK, 2011) A touring film programme of the 2013 nominees for the Jarman Award. CCA, Glasgow, Thu 12 Jun. Vikings: Live from the British Museum (tbc) (2014) Take a look around the British Museum’s Viking exhibition, right from the comfort of your cinema seat. Cineworld Fountainpark, Edinburgh, Mon 9 Jun; Cineworld Renfrew Street, Glasgow, Mon 9 Jun. Where You’re Meant To Be (tbc) A collaboration between lo-fi pop raconteur Aidan Moffat (Arab Strap) and filmmaker Paul Fegan as they tour Scotland documenting their journey. These live shows will be part ceilidh, part poetry recital, part gig featuring local guests along the way. Barrowland, Glasgow, Sat 17 May. X-Men 2 (12A) (Bryan Singer, US, 2003) Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen. 133min. The second instalment in the mega franchise about Prof X and his crew of talented weirdos. Showcase Cinema Glasgow, Glasgow, Wed 21 May; Showcase Cinema Paisley, Paisley, Wed 21 May.

2014 Middle Eastern Film Festival

Postcolonial Struggles: Cinema from the Maghreb (Morocco, Tunisia and Algeria)

16-30 May 2014

Filmhouse, Edinburgh 0131 228 2688

16-30 May 2014

Stills, Edinburgh 0131 622 6200

17 and 18 May 2014 DCA, Dundee

01382 909 900

18, 20 and 27 May 2014 GFT, Glasgow

0141 332 6535

19 and 25 May 2014

Eden Court Inverness 01463 234 234

20 May 2014 Institut francais d’Ecosse Edinburgh

0131 225 5366

20 and 27 May 2014

Robert Burns Centre

01387 264808

28 May 2014

North Edinburgh Arts 0131 315 2151

Bo’ness Hippodrome 01324 506850 venues/hippodrome

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