March Film Club
Join us every Friday at 1pm as Didsbury Good Neighbours transforms into a social cinema for the afternoon. Showcasing a variety of films both old & new, with an interval halfway through for discussion and light refreshments. £4
4th March – Groundhog Day (1h 41m)
Phil, a self-centred weatherman, goes to the town of Punxsutawney for an assignment. He gets caught in a blizzard that he didn't predict and finds himself trapped in a time warp. He is later shocked when he wakes up the next morning and realises that he is reliving the same day over and over until he gets it right.
Starring: Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliott
11th March – Good Bye Lenin (2h 1m)
In October 1989, right before the fall of the Berlin Wall, Alex Kerner is living with his mom and sister. When the mother, a loyal party member, sees Alex participating in an anti-communist rally, she falls into a coma and misses the revolution. After she wakes, doctors say any jarring event could make her have a heart attack, meaning the family must go to great lengths to pretend communism still reigns in Berlin.
Starring: Daniel Brühl, Katrin Sass
18th March – Being the Ricardos (2h 12m)
An American biographical drama film in 1952 about Hollywood power couple Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. It explores their facing of personal and professional obstacles that threaten their careers, their relationship, and their hit television show.
Starring: Lucille Ball, Javier Bardem
25th March – The Founder (1hr 55m)
The film explores the story of the creation of McDonald's, an infamous fast-food restaurant chain. Ray, a salesman, meets the owners of McDonald's, a burger joint in Southern California. He realises the potential of the place and decides to make it the biggest restaurant business in the world.
Starring: Michael Keaton, John Carroll Lynch