The Phoenix Fringe choose two films a month to be shown at the Phoenix Cinema. These include screenings of independent, foreign language and classic films, documentaries and art house cinema, giving an opportunity to see a wide range of these movies on the big screen. It’s not a club – screenings are open to the public and everyone is welcome. You can suggest films you would like to see at Phoenix Fringe and keep up to date with screenings through their facebook page.
See below for the upcoming Phoenix Fringe films:
THE AGE OF SHADOWS 141 mins Cert. 15
Thurs 25 May: 1pm & 8pm
In the 1920s, a former resistance fighter’s loyalties are tested.
The Age of Shadows follows the cat-and-mouse game that unfolds between a group of resistance fighters trying to bring in explosives from Shanghai to destroy key Japanese facilities in Seoul, and Japanese agents trying to stop them. A talented Korean-born Japanese police officer, who was previously in the independence movement himself, is thrown into a dilemma between the demands of his reality and the instinct to support a greater cause.
Korean espionage thriller with English subtitles.
FREE FIRE 89 mins Cert. 15
Thurs 8 June: times tbc
In Boston in 1978, a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two gangs turns into a shootout and a game of survival.
Stylish crime comedy directed by Ben Wheatley (High Rise, Kill List, Sightseers) and starring Sharlto Copley, Brie Larson, Michael Smiley, Cillian Murphy and Armie Hammer.
Won the Midnight Madness award at Toronto Film Festival and nominated for Best Director and Outstanding Achievement at the British Independent Film Awards.
THE SALESMAN 124 mins Cert. 12A
Thurs 29 June: times tbc
While both participating in a production of ‘Death of a Salesman’, a teacher’s wife is assaulted in her new home, which leaves him determined to find the perpetrator despite his wife’s traumatized objections.
An Iranian film by Asghar Farhadi, (A Separation, The Past). Winner of the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, nominated for the Golden Globe and Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival, where it also won Best Actor and Best Screenplay awards.
Please note – there are often no adverts shown before Fringe screenings, so please make sure you are seated before the advertised start time of each film.
For information on forthcoming National Theatre Live, opera and ballet shows click here.