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:
LOVING 123 mins Cert. 12A
Thurs 13: 8:30pm Fri 14: 3pm
Nominated for 1 Oscar, 2 Golden Globes and the Palme d’Or at Cannes.
The true story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple whose understated but powerful love led to led to a landmark legal battle for civil rights in the US.
In 1950s Virginia, interracial marriage was illegal. Working-class white man Richard and black woman Mildred, in love and expecting their first child, leave the state to marry in Washington but are later arrested back in their home in Virginia. Their challenge to fight the outdated and vindictive anti-miscegenation laws takes them all the way to the US Supreme Court.
Highly acclaimed drama from Jeff Nichols (Midnight Special, Mud, Take Shelter), starring Ruth Negga (nominated for the Best Actress Oscar and Golden Globe) and Joel Edgerton (nominated for the Best Actor Golden Globe).
TONI ERDMANN 162 mins Cert. 15
Thurs 27: 1pm & 8pm
Nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar, BAFTA and Golden Globe.
A practical joking father tries to reconnect with his hard working daughter by creating an outrageous alter ego.
Winfried doesn’t see much of his working daughter Ines so he pays her a surprise visit in Bucharest, where she works as a corporate strategist. The geographical change doesn’t help them to see more eye to eye. Practical joker Winfried annoys his daughter with corny pranks and jabs at her routine lifestyle of meetings and paperwork. Father and daughter reach an impasse, and Winfried agrees to go home to Germany.
Enter Toni Erdmann: Winfried’s flashy alter ego. Disguised in a tacky suit, weird wig and fake teeth, Toni barges into Ines’ work circle, claiming to be her CEO’s life coach. As Toni, Winfried doesn’t hold back, but Ines meets the challenge. The harder they push, the closer they become. Amongst all the madness, can Ines begin to see that her eccentric father deserves a place in her life?
Highly acclaimed German comedy with English subtitles.
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.
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