Thursday, April 28, 2011

Musical Week - Part 1 (Screening 28th April)

Singin' in the Rain
Thursday 28th April 2011
Weber, K-huset, 19:00


In 1927, Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont are a famous on-screen romantic pair. Lina, however, mistakes the on-screen romance for real love. Don has worked hard to get where he is today, with his former partner Cosmo. When Don and Lina's latest film is transformed into a musical, Don has the perfect voice for the songs. But Lina - well, even with the best efforts of a diction coach, they still decide to dub over her voice. Kathy Selden is brought in, an aspiring actress, and while she is working on the movie, Don falls in love with her. Will Kathy continue to "aspire", or will she get the break she deserves?

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Finnish Week - Part 2 (Screening 24th April)

FC Venus
Sunday 24th April 2011
Weber, K-huset, 19:00


Manly men and womenly women...and football.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Finnish Week - Part 1 (Screening 21st April)

Mies vailla menneisyyttä
(The Man Without A Past - English title)
Thursday 21st April 2011
Weber, K-huset, 19:00


The second part of Aki Kaurismäki's "Finland" trilogy, the film follows a man who arrives in Helsinki and gets beaten up so severely he develops amnesia. Unable to remember his name or anything from his past life, he cannot get a job or an apartment, so he starts living on the outskirts of the city and slowly starts putting his life back on track.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Jailbreak Week - Part 2 (Screening 17th April)

The Shawshank Redemption

Sunday 17th April 2011
Weber, K-huset, 19:00


Andy Dufresne is a young and successful banker whose life changes drastically when he is convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of his wife and her lover. Set in the 1940's, the film shows how Andy, with the help of his friend Red, the prison entrepreneur, turns out to be a most unconventional prisoner.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Jailbreak Week - Part 1 (Screening 14th April)

Toy Story 3

Thursday 14th April 2011
Weber, K-huset, 19:00


Woody, Buzz and the whole gang are back. As their owner Andy prepares to depart for college, his loyal toys find themselves in daycare where untamed tots with their sticky little fingers do not play nice. So, it's all for one and one for all as they join Barbie's counterpart Ken, a thespian hedgehog named Mr. Pricklepants and a pink, strawberry-scented teddy bear called Lots-o'-Huggin' Bear to plan their great escape.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Underdog Week - Part 2 (Screening 10th April)

Sunday 10th April 2011
Weber, K-huset, 19:00


Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan with a few friends and who lives alone with his father. His life is not very difficult and his personal trials not that overwhelming. However, one day he makes the simple decision to become a super-hero even though he has no powers or training.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Underdog Week - Part 1 (Screening 7th April)

Slumdog Millionaire
Thursday 7th April 2011
Weber, K-huset, 19:00


The story of Jamal Malik, an 18 year-old orphan from the slums of Mumbai, who is about to experience the biggest day of his life. With the whole nation watching, he is just one question away from winning a staggering 20 million rupees on India's Kaun Banega Crorepati? (Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?) But when the show breaks for the night, police arrest him on suspicion of cheating; how could a street kid know so much? Desperate to prove his innocence, Jamal tells the story of his life in the slum where he and his brother grew up, of their adventures together on the road, of vicious encounters with local gangs, and of Latika, the girl he loved and lost. Each chapter of his story reveals the key to the answer to one of the game show's questions. Each chapter of Jamal's increasingly layered story reveals where he learned the answers to the show's seemingly impossible quizzes. But one question remains...

Sunday, April 3, 2011

Tarantino Week - Part 2 (Screening 3rd April)

Pulp Fiction
Sunday 3rd April 2011
Weber, K-huset, 19:00


Jules Winnfield and Vincent Vega are two hitmen who are out to retrieve a suitcase stolen from their employer, mob boss Marsellus Wallace. Wallace has also asked Vincent to take his wife Mia out a few days later when Wallace himself will be out of town. Butch Coolidge is an aging boxer who is paid by Wallace to lose his next fight. The lives of these seemingly unrelated people are woven together comprising of a series of funny, bizarre and uncalled-for incidents.