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D-DAY 80: A Tribute To Heroes

On June 6th, 1944, the world held its breath as BBC Home Service presenter, John Snagge, declared, “D-Day has come.” Eighty years later, Southsea Cinema & Arts Centre invites you to join in a commemoration of bravery, sacrifice, and triumph

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UoP Business Consultancy Project

University Of Portsmouth’s Business Consultancy Project at Southsea Cinema & Arts Centre. We nominated our group for the award for “Outstanding Collaboration” and are pleased to announce that the won!  BCP (Business Consultancy Project) is flagship module of business school

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10th Pride LGBTQI+ Festival

Immediate Press release (14 January 2024) Southsea, UK — Portsmouth Film Society is thrilled to announce the 10th Pride LGBTQ+ Film Festival, taking place at the Southsea Cinema & Arts Centre, 1-3 Palmerston Road, Southsea PO5 3QQ. This celebration of LGBTQ+

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Recovery Festival

Recovery Festival 2024 Previous slide Next slide Portsmouth Film Society’s Recovery Festival Returns for its 6th Year with Expanded Programming 11.July.2024 – Portsmouth Film Society (PFS) is proud to announce its 6th annual Recovery Festival, taking place from Wednesday, November

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Black History Month 2023

Portsmouth Film Society announces Black History Month Season at the Southsea Cinema & Arts Centre with this year’s theme being “Saluting Sisters”. The Black History Month season will kick off at Portsmouth Film Society (PFS)’s old home at the Eldon Building, University of Portsmouth

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Cinema Rediscovered at Southsea Cinema

Cinema Rediscovered, the UK’s leading festival of classic cinema comes to Portsmouth with a selection of restorations and rediscoveries, including highlights from the American DIY films of the ’80s The punk and ‘no wave’ movements of the late 70s cut

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PAST SEASONS AND FESTIVALS

1960 Poster of an invite to someones house with Elizabeth Taylor and Richard burton strangling each other in the centre Bottom smaller with a large picture of elizabeth taylor in blue and white and richard burton in center with purple and light blue. They both look a bit crazed.

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

Tuesday 28 Feb 2h11min + 19:00 guest speaker
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History professor George (Richard Burton) and his boozy wife, Martha (Elizabeth Taylor), return late one Saturday night from a cocktail party at the home of the college president, Martha’s father. Martha announces that she invited another couple, newly appointed instructor Nick (George Segal) and his timid wife, Honey (Sandy Dennis), over for a nightcap. When the younger couple arrive, the night erupts into a no-holds-barred torrent of marital angst and verbal tirades.
Led by a volcanic performance from Elizabeth Taylor, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a scathing adaptation of the Edward Albee play that serves as a brilliant calling card for debuting director Mike Nichols.

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Two men one a trans brother facing different directions with the haze of the sunset and a New Zealand highway roadsign in the background some plains and a mountain range in the far distance.

Rurangi (2020)

Wednesday 22 Feb 1hr 27min cert 15
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Burnt-out trans activist Caz Davis returns to Rūrangi, the rural dairy community he fled ten years ago, hoping to reconnect with his father, who hasn’t heard from him since before Caz transitioned. As father and son slowly reconcile, Caz finds himself swept up in the environmental fight which is dividing the town.

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A 17 year old boy with medium length brown curly hair looking up to the sky resting on the shoulder of a man in his mid twenties to early thirties with straight hair who is also looking up to the sky.

Call me by Your Name (2017)

Wed 15 Feb 7pm and Sun 19th Feb Wed 6pm
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It’s the summer of 1983, and precocious 17-year-old Elio Perlman is spending the days with his family at their 17th-century villa in Lombardy, Italy. He soon meets Oliver, a handsome doctoral student who’s working as an intern for Elio’s father. Amid the sun-drenched splendour of their surroundings, Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a summer that will alter their lives forever.

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picture is in metalic blue and black and chrimson metalic red and black of futuristic black faces 3 large facing left right(men) and center is a blue womans face with a head dressing like cleopatra. Red figures are smaller girl at bottom left with future hair facing to the left and man with mohecan on the right facing forwards top center is a child minor

Neptune Frost (2021)

Tuesday 14th February 6pm
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In an otherworldly e-waste camp made of recycled computer parts, a subversive hacking
collective attempts a takeover of the authoritarian regime exploiting the region’s natural
resources–and its people. Bursting with ideas and ambition, Neptune Frost is difficult to
describe — and just as hard to resist

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