Friday 27 October 2017

2.00 – 3.45 pm.  Tanna –  Two Tribes.  One Love  – 2015 Vanuata (12)

Winner of two major awards at the Venice Film Festival and filmed entirely on the Polynesian Island of Vanuatu, Tanna is a spectacularly exotic and engaging story of forbidden love, offering a lyrical blend of earthly reasoning with spiritual, magical and elemental forces.  Based on true events.

4.45 – 6.20 pm.    Lamb – 2015 Ethiopia (NR)

“Lamb” tells the story of Ephraim, a young Ethiopian boy sent to live among distant relatives after his mother’s death.  When his uncle decides that Ephraim’s beloved sheep must be sacrificed for the next religious feast, he will do anything to save the animal.  Beautifully shot against the majestic backdrop of Ethiopia’s southern mountains.  Lamb is an affecting tale about what people will risk to take charge of their own destiny.
Film Sponsored by Pittards of Yeovil

8.00 – 10.05 pm.    A Separation – 2011 Iran (PG)

In this multi award-winning film, a married couple is faced with a difficult decision – either to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer’s disease.  this highly acclaimed film is a suspenseful and intelligent drama that details the manipulations and confrontations bought into play when a couple’s marriage painfully breaks down and the impact these have on their daughter.