Hetain Patel and Amy May's hugely original collision of film, performance and live music
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Senior Screening: The Square
Tuesday 20 March
All orders will be subject to a fee of £1.50 except if your tickets are free or if you are a member
ABOUT THE FILM:
Force Majeure director Ruben Östlund returns with a knife-sharp satire on art, culture and the digital age, which won the Palme d’Or at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.
Christian (Claes Bang, The Bridge) is a divorced but devoted father of two, and the respected curator of a contemporary art museum in Stockholm. He's gearing up to launch their next exhibition, ‘The Square’, a daring installation examining altruism and our duty to help others.
However, Christian's own views on social responsibility are put to the test when he becomes the victim of a scam, forcing him to question the world around him and his place within it. Meanwhile, a shocking viral stunt cooked up by the museum's PR agency is met with public outcry, sending Christian – and the museum – into an existential crisis.
With pitch-perfect performances, inventive set pieces and a cutting deadpan wit, The Square is a hilarious, unique and often surreal look at idealism, hypocrisy and cynicism in the modern world. It also stars Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid's Tale, Mad Men) and Dominic West (The Wire).
Things you need to know:
If you choose an e-ticket when booking, the barcode on your smart phone is a ticket. Don't queue at Ground Floor Box Office, just follow the red line on the floor all the way to the cinema!
- If you don't have a smartphone, collect your ticket at Box Office or print your e-ticket and bring it with you
- There will be minimum of 15 minutes of trailers before the film begins
Mondays mean £6 single tickets or 2 for £10. Select Rich Mix Six when booking online and the discount is applied once you've logged in
Monday and Tuesday mean film for £5 for Tower Hamlets residents or Tower Hamlets employees. Simply show an Idea Store or Tower Hamlets library card when booking. Not available online
Tuesdays and Wednesdays mean 2 for 1 tickets with Meerkat Movies. It's really easy to get a code, see comparethemarket.com for details
For Parents & Babies:
Parents can bring their babies to watch the latest releases without having to worry about the little ones making noise
We have created an environment where babies will not be disturbed while you sit back and enjoy your movie. There's space to park your buggy and baby-changing facilities on the first floor by Concessions
The volume will be lower and the lights will be raised throughout to create a more calming environment for our customers
Special offer - Grab a hot drink and pastry from our on-site Café, Indi-Go, for just £2.50 when you present a valid ticket to that day's Kids' Cine screening
You must be accompanied by a child under 2 years old to attend a Parent and Babies screening
This event is not wheelchair accessible.
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