Kino Bermondsey has packed October and November full of treats for lovers of art, theatre and classic movies.
Book online at: www.kinodigital.co.uk
Kino Bermondsey is a 48-seat independent cinema with café-bar and terrace. Refitted in December 2017 with a new screen, a new projector, an incredible new sound system and new red leather seats, it’s simply fantastic. Come and enjoy the latest blockbusters, arthouse, classic and independent films and documentaries.
To allow for social distancing, one seat is kept free between households or bubbles. A face covering must be worn in the cinema, but may be removed to enjoy your drinks!
Exhibition on Screen: Frida Kahlo
Tuesday 20th October at 8.15 pm
Who was Frida Kahlo? Everyone knows her, but who was the woman behind the bright colours, the big brows, and the floral crowns? Take a journey through the life of a true icon, discover her art, and uncover the truth behind her often turbulent life.
This definitive film reveals her deepest emotions and unlocks the secrets and symbolism contained within her art. Exhibition on Screen’s trademark combination of interviews, commentary and a detailed exploration of her art delivers a treasure trove of colour and a feast of vibrancy.
Enjoy privileged access to her works and as the film explores the source of her feverish creativity, her resilience, and her unmatched lust for life, politics, men and women. In this film, world-renowned Kahlo experts delve deep to reveal the real Frida Kahlo.
Running time approximately 90 without an interval.
Afternoon Tea Classics presents Brief Encounter (1945)
Wednesday 21st October at 3.30 pm
Returning home from a shopping trip to a nearby town, bored suburban housewife Laura Jesson (Celia Johnson) is thrown by chance into an acquaintance with virtuous doctor Alec Harvey (Trevor Howard).
Uncle Vanya (12A)
Thursday 29th October at 7.20 pm / ON SALE NOW
Sonya (Aimee Lou Wood) and her Uncle Vanya (Toby Jones) while away their time on an isolated estate, visited occasionally only by the local doctor Astrov (Richard Armitage). However, when Sonya’s father Professor Serebryakov (Roger Allam) suddenly returns with his restless, alluring, new wife Yelena (Rosalind Eleazar), polite facades crumble and long-repressed feelings start to emerge.
As the conflicted family are forced to confront their despair, loneliness, and each other, can the beauty of life help them find new hope?
Following its critically acclaimed opening in London earlier this year, Sonia Friedman Productions’ stunning 5-star production Uncle Vanya, a new adaptation of the Anton Chekhov masterpiece by Conor McPherson directed by Ian Rickson, was abruptly halted as the world went into lockdown.
Running time approximately 155 with no interval.
NT Live Encore: Frankenstein (15)
Friday 30th October at 7.45 pm / ON SALE NOW
Returning to Kino is The National Theatre’s Live 2011 broadcast of Frankenstein. Directed by Danny Boyle it stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the Creature and Jonny Lee Miller as Frankenstein. Frankenstein enjoyed a sell-out run at the National Theatre and went on to win awards including the 2012 Olivier Award for Best Actor for Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller.
Childlike in his innocence but grotesque in form, Frankenstein’s bewildered creature is cast out into a hostile universe by his horror-struck maker. Meeting with cruelty wherever he goes, the friendless Creature, increasingly desperate and vengeful, determines to track down his creator and strike a terrifying deal.
Urgent concerns of scientific responsibility, parental neglect, cognitive development and the nature of good and evil are embedded within this thrilling and deeply disturbing classic gothic tale.
Running time approximately 131 with no interval.
NT Live Encore: War Horse (12A)
Wednesday 11th November at 7.00 pm / ON SALE NOW
Thursday 12th November at 2.45 pm / ON SALE NOW
Based on Michael Morpurgo’s novel and adapted for the stage by Nick Stafford, War Horse returns to the big screen, taking audiences on an extraordinary journey from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of First World War France.
Filled with stirring music and songs, this powerfully moving and imaginative drama is a show of phenomenal inventiveness. At its heart are astonishing life-sized puppets by South Africa’s Handspring Puppet Company, who bring breathing, galloping, charging horses to thrilling life on stage.
Running time approximately 174 with no interval.