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Empire of Light - 35mm (15)

26 January

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  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly


Format Change

Please note that the remaining screenings of Empire of Light will be screened in digital format due to unforeseen technical difficulties.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Digital screenings

You can also book for our standard digital screenings of Empire of Light, Monday 9 - Thursday 26 January.

Info & Book

From Academy Award-winning director and writer Sam Mendes, Empire of Light is a moving drama about the power of human connection during turbulent times.

Set in and around a faded old cinema in an English coastal town in the early 1980s, it follows Hilary (Olivia Colman) a cinema manager struggling with her mental health, and Stephen (Micheal Ward), a new employee who longs to escape this provincial town in which he faces daily adversity. Both Hilary and Stephen find a sense of belonging through their unlikely and tender relationship, and come to experience the healing power of music, cinema and community.

  • Director Sam Mendes
  • Cast Olivia Colman, Micheal Ward, Colin Firth
  • Country UK
  • Year of Production 2022
  • Running Time 1h55m
  • Certificate TBC

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