The programme for Cove and Kilcreggan Film Society's new season includes a widely varied collection of highly watchable films. It opens this Thursday, October 12, with the moving biographical drama Lion - the true story of an impoverished five year-old Indian boy who falls asleep on a stationary train and awakes thousands of miles away in Kolkata.
Hunt for the Wilderpeople on Thursday November 9 is a heart-warming adventure comedy set in the sprawling green wilderness of New Zealand's forests.
A seasonal dram and shortbread will be on offer on December 14 for Whisky Galore, the 2016 remake which stars James Cosmo and Eddie Izzard and also features local scenes and even the former Kilcreggan ferry, the Kenilworth.
The first film of 2018, a documentary with spectacular cinematography and hair-raising mountain climbing, is The Eagle Huntress which tells the story of a 13-year-old Kazakh girl who trains her hand-reared golden eagle to hunt game and becomes the first female to do this in 12 generations of her family.
The 50th anniversary of Mike Nichols’ classic The Graduate will be marked with a special screening on February 8.
Hidden Figures on March 8 tells the amazing story of how in the 1960s space race a group of African-American female mathematicians were the ‘human computers’ behind NASA’s efforts.
Hampstead, loosely based on a true story, tells of how an American widow finds unexpected love with a homeless man living on Hampstead Heath, and how they take on the property developers.
For more details go to the Film Society's page.