Category Archives: Yester Community Movie Association

Friday 10th May in Gifford Village Hall. Doors open at 7.30 pm and the film starts at 8 pm.

A musical psychodrama in which Cate Blanchett gives an award-winning performance as an orchestra conductor whose life and sanity start to unravel when she is accused of misconduct.

On Friday 9th February, the film showing at Gifford Film Club is “The Eight Mountains” – an epic journey of friendship and self-discovery set in the luscious scenery of the Italian Alps. Oh and it’s in Italian…so you might want to prepare yourselves with a bit of spaghetti for dinner!

Doors open 7.30pm Film starts at 8. Still fabulously good value if you want to buy an annual membership for £30 ( 9 films) or pay £5 on the night.

A new season of films kicks off on Friday 12th January in Gifford Village Hall with “The Great Escaper” starring Michael Caine and Glenda Jackson. You can become a member of the Film Club for only £30 which works out at a marvellous £3 per film. Or if you don’t want to commit – £5 as a drop-in guest member. Excitingly, we are now able to accept card payments.

The full program will be available on Friday, as well as the usual tea, coffee and biscuits. Please remember a few coins to add to the refreshments saucer!

The film on Friday 10th November is Compartment No 6 in which a Finnish student and an uncouth miner slowly forge a hesitant connection when they are thrown together in cramped train quarters on a journey across Russia to the far north-west. Will definitely get you ready for winter!!

The film this Friday 8th September is “The Quiet Girl” – an Irish drama nominated for Best International Feature Film at the 2022 Oscars.

Door open 7.30 pm as usual

Yester Community Movie Association – October 2019

Faces Place (Subtitles) at 7.

Directors: Agnes Varda, JR. 2017 – 94 mins (PG)

Agnes Varda, one of the leading lights of France’s New Wave cinema era and professional photographer & muralist, JR, collaborate on a unique art project. Together they travel around France in a truck equipped as a portable photo booth and printer, taking photographs of ordinary people they wish to honour & celebrate. Along the way, they enjoy an odd friendship as they explore their views on the world.

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Yester Community Movie Association – Friday film

Friday September 6th at Gifford Village Hall
Doors open 7.30pm, film starts at 8pm

Film: A Star is Born
Director: Bradley Cooper
2018 – 136 mins (15)

Seasoned musician Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) discovers & falls in love with struggling artist Ally (Lady Gaga). Ally has almost given up on her dream to make it as a singer, when Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But as Ally’s career takes off, the personal side of their relationship starts to crumble, with Jack fighting an ongoing battle with his internal demons. Fantastic performances all round, with Lady Gaga tipped for Oscar success.

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Gifford Films (April) – The Children Act

Yester Community Movie Association, 5th April 7.30pm

Film Night – The Children Act

Director: Richard Eyre
2017 – 105 mins (12)

In the midst of a marital crisis, a High Court judge (Emma Thompson) must decide if she should order a life-saving blood transfusion for a teen with cancer, despite his family’s refusal to accept medical treatment on religious grounds. Based on the novel of the same name by Ian McEwan, the film is a stately courtroom drama, with strong performances by Thompson and her on-screen husband, Stanley Tucci.