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Our Film Listings

Not only do we offer a main season of 16 films, shown on alternate Fridays from September to April, but also several extra films.

 

All films are shown at the Hive, 5 Belmont, Shrewsbury SY1 1TE. Tickets are £6 on the door.
Films start at 8pm with the bar open from 7:30pm.
Sunday films start at 4pm, with the bar open from 3.30pm.

Thirty advance tickets are available from the Hive, either online via their website or by dropping in (Tuesday to Friday). Some of our films are very popular so if you choose to turn up on the night, try to get there early to avoid disappointment.

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Friday 24 January 2020


 

The Guilty

 
15 | Denmark | 2017 | Danish
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director: Gustav Möller
 
Included in Main Season
 
A police officer at a call centre takes a call from a desperate woman and is soon engaged in a race against time, facing a crime far bigger than he first thought. An utterly gripping thriller.


Wednesday 29 January 2020


 

Donbass

 
15 | Ukraine | 2018 | Russian/ Ukrainian
Drama
Director: Sergey Loznitsa

This extraordinary film takes us on a voyage through Eastern Ukraine, showing the intertwined battlefields, conflicts and deceptions of a troubled region in a post-truth world. Mixing documentary and fiction, it offers a remarkable cinematic experience.


Friday 7 February 2020


 

Capernaum

 
15 | Lebanon | 2018 | Arabic
Drama
Director: Nadine Labaki
 
Included in Main Season
 
This sharp-eyed, street-level drama about childhood in contemporary Beirut features two remarkable performances by its young stars. Winner of the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.


Wednesday 12 February 2020


 

Zama

 
15 | Argentina | 2017 | Spanish
Drama
Director: Lucrecia Martel

Diego de Zama, an 18th-century administrator in the service imperial Spain is trapped in South America, awaiting a better posting. Mixing the influences as diverse as Beckett, Borges and Kafka, the film paints an engrossing portrait of the burdens of empire.


Friday 21 February 2020


 

Cold War

 
15 | Poland | 2018 | Polish
Drama, History, Music
Director: Pawel Pawlikowski
 
Included in Main Season
 
A romantic epic set in the ruins of postwar Poland and Paris. Pitting the love and creativity of two people from very different backgrounds against Soviet propaganda, this is a compelling drama. Winner of Best Director at Cannes, 2018.


Wednesday 26 February 2020


 

Foxtrot

 
15 | Israel | 2017 | Hebrew
Drama
Director: Samuel Maoz

A black comedy about the absurdities of war, Foxtrot tells the story of four young conscripts manning a surreal Israeli border post. Audaciously combining surrealism and slapstick, this film won the Grand Jury Prize at the Venice Film Festival.


Friday 6 March 2020


 

Faces, Places

 
12 | France | 2018 | French
Documentary
Director: JR, Agnès Varda
 
Included in Main Season
 
Legendary French film director Agnes Varda and photographer JR tour small town France producing vast photo installations of local communities and sites in a heart-warming tribute to vanishing communities.


Wednesday 11 March 2020


 

The Divine Order

 
12 | Switzerland | 2017 | Swiss German
Comedy, Drama
Director: Petra Volpe

Set in Switzerland in 1971, this feel-good celebration of the struggle for women's right to vote tells an important story in a highly entertaining fashion, recreating the campaigning of a dutiful housewife who unexpectedly becomes the leader of the local suffragette movement.


Friday 20 March 2020


 

Everybody Knows

 
15 | Spain | 2018 | Spanish
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Director: Asghar Farhadi
 
Included in Main Season
 
Multi award-winning Ashgar Farhadi's latest film is an intricately plotted drama starring Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem: a psychological thriller that uncovers family secrets the way only Fahardi can!


Wednesday 25 March 2020


 

The Life And Death of Colonel Blimp

 
U | UK | 1943 | English
Drama, Romance, War
Director: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger

One of the greatest British films of all time, this is an epic tale of friendship, honour, romance and ageing from directors Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. Shot in glorious Technicolour and beautifully restored, it more than retains its charm and emotional power 75 years on.


Friday 3 April 2020


 

Happy as Lazarro

 
15 | Italy | 2018 | Italian
Drama, Fantasy
Director: Alice Rohrwacher
 
Included in Main Season
 
Lazzaro, a good-hearted young peasant, yearns to escape the stultifying countryside. In doing so, he embarks on a remarkable voyage to the city in this moving satire on rural life and urban glitz in which nothing is quite what it seems.


Friday 17 April 2020


 

Under the Tree

 
15 | Iceland | 2017 | Icelandic
Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Director: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurusson
 
Included in Main Season
 
A dispute between neighbours escalates in extraordinary ways in this Icelandic black-comedy, leading to a bizarre encounter with a nail gun, and much else besides. A fun finale to our season!