Chelmsford Picture House will be screening a wide range of films this March.
‘A Ghost Story’ (12A) is a supernatural drama starring Casey Afflick, Will Oldham and Rooney Mara. The film explores legacy, loss, love and the enormity of existence when a recently deceased ghost revisits his old home to reconnect with his grieving widow. The film is screened on Friday 2 March.
The romantic coming of age film, ‘Call Me By Your Name’ will be shown on Saturday 10 March. The film, written by James Ivory, is set in Italy in 1983. The film chronicles the relationship between 17-year-old Elio and his father’s American assistant. The film was premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and won widespread critical acclaim.
‘Loveless’ (15) is a Russian drama revolving around a divorcing couple who still live together in the same Moscow home as their 12-year-old son, who hears every bitter argument between his parents. When the son suddenly disappears, his parents are forced to work together to try and find him. The film won the Jury Prize at Cannes in 2017 and is nominated for the Best Foreign Language Award for the 90th Academy Awards. The film is screened on Monday 19 March.
‘Jane’ (PG) is a documentary about Jane Goodall, the conservationist whose work in the 1960s studying chimpanzees revolutionised people’s understanding of the natural world. The film was directed by Brett Morgan and has a soundtrack by Philip Glass. Catch the film on Monday 26 March.
‘The Disaster Artist’ (15) will be screened on Wednesday 28 March. The biographical comedy drama concerning the making of the movie ‘The Room’, which is considered to be one of the worst films of all time. The film follows the lives of the writer and the two actors who produced ‘The Room’ from the start of their friendship to the screening of the film. The film stars Seth Rogan, Dave and James Franco and Zak Efron.
March’s Baby Cinema event is Logan Lucky (12A ) on Tuesday 6 March, a comedy heist starring Channing Tatum, Adam Driver and Daniel Craig. Two brothers who are cursed with bad luck decide to change their lives by stealing $14 million from the big Coca-Cola 600 race at the local speedway where one of them use to be employed. Will the curse be reversed?
All of the films at Chelmsford Picture House start at 8pm, except the Baby Cinema which starts at 11am, with tickets at £6.90.
The Chelmsford Picture House will also be presenting several cinema events in March. Opera lovers will be able to see Carmen on Tuesday 6 at 6.45pm, when it will be broadcast live from the Royal Opera House, London. Ballet fans will be provided with two treats, ‘The Flames of Paris’ live from The Bolshoi Ballet, Moscow on Sunday 4 March at 3pm, and ‘Bernstein’s Century’ live from the Royal Ballet on Tuesday 27 March at 7.15pm. Oscar Wilde’s ‘Lady Windermere’s Fan’ stars Jenifer Saunders and is directed by Kathy Burke. Pre-recorded at the Vaudeville Theatre, London, it will be shown on Thursday 22 March at 7.15pm. The documentary ‘Cezanne – Portraits of Life’ will be screened on Wednesday 21 March at 8pm.