- The Film and Supper Club is a monthly event held at the Courtyard Café on Gainsborough Street.
- Please telephone or email us to make your booking.
- On the evening the café opens from 6.00 pm, when you choose your table, organise drinks and relax.
- A buffet supper is served from 6.30 pm. There is always a main course; dessert; cheese board and coffee or tea. If you have any special dietary requirements you can let us know at the time of your booking.
- Each month we hold a raffle to raise additional funds for The Bridge Project Sudbury.
- Once supper is finished guests make their way to the Film screening.
- The evening usually ends around 10.00 – 10.30 pm, depending on the length of the film.
- Those customers who have provided email addresses are contacted automatically with the monthly film newsletter and diary dates.
Wednesday 25 November 2015
5.45 PM & 7.30 PM VIEWINGS SOLD OUT
There is just one week until Kate Mercer’s forty-fifth wedding anniversary and the planning for the party is going well. But then a letter arrives for her husband. The body of his first love has been discovered, frozen and preserved in the icy glaciers of the Swiss Alps. By the time the party is upon them, five days later, there may not be a marriage left to celebrate.
Tom Courtenay and Charlotte Rampling excel in this critically acclaimed film about relationships, intimacy and how well we really know those closest to us.
Wednesday 27 January 2016
After nearly four decades together, Ben (John Lithgow) and George (Alfred Molina) finally tie the knot in an idyllic wedding ceremony in lower Manhattan. But when George loses his job soon after, the couple must sell their apartment and – victims of the relentless New York City real estate market – temporarily live apart until they can find an affordable new home. While George moves in with two cops (Cheyenne Jackson and Manny Perez) who live down stairs, Ben lands in Brooklyn with his nephew (Darren Burrows), his wife (Marisa Tomei), and their temperamental teenage son (Charlie Tahan), with whom Ben shares a bedroom. While struggling with the pain of separation, Ben and George are further challenged by the intergenerational tensions and capricious family dynamics of their new living arrangements.
Alice Rohrwacher’s bittersweet tale about the onset of adulthood and the fading of old ways is as powerful as it is enchanting. This richly textured drama centres on a family of beekeepers living in stark isolation in the beautiful Tuscan countryside. The dynamic of their overcrowded household is disrupted by the simultaneous arrival of a silently troubled teenaged foster child taken in as a farmhand and a reality TV show intent on showcasing the family. Both intrusions are of particular interest to the eldest daughter, Gelsomina, who is struggling to find her footing in the world. Director Rohrwacher engages all in this unusual world with the ease of someone who knows exactly what they’re talking about, neither judging nor celebrating – always looking with tenderness and a winning sense of humour.
Winner of the Grand Prix prize at Cannes in 2014. English subtitles.
Eilis lives and works in a small town in Ireland but her sister arranges for her to go to the USA to find a real future. Struggling in a new job and a new home after a difficult crossing, her letters home to family back in Ireland chronicle her initial homesickness. But at a dance she meets Tony, from an Italian family, who is quickly besotted with her. Circumstances dictate that she return to Ireland where she is forced to consider her new life and the one she left behind.
Newcomer Saoirse Ronan leads a fantastic ensemble cast including Oscar and Bafta winners Jim Broadbent and Julie Walters. The film premiered at the Sundance Festival 2015 to universal acclaim. It was the largest grossing opening in Ireland since 1996 and is expected to feature in the 2016 Oscars list.
Price per head is £15.00, to include supper.
For most films the café opens at 6.00 pm with a buffet supper served at 6.30 pm. The film is showed from approximately 7.30 pm.
If there is exceptional demand we may offer 2 sittings – this will be confirmed at the appropriate time.
To book for these events please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or or telephone 01787 313691