Empire of Light

United Kingdom, 2022 / 115 Mins

Director: Sam Mendes

Starring: Olivia Colman, Micheal Ward, Colin Firth, Toby Jones, Crystal Clarke, Tanya Moodie.

Set in an English seaside town in the early 1980s, the duty manager of a seaside cinema, who is struggling with her mental health, forms a relationship with a new employee. Empire of Light is a powerful and poignant story about human connection and the magic of cinema, from Academy Award®-winning director Sam Mendes.

Empire of Light features a stellar cast led by Academy Award® winner Olivia Colman (The Favourite, The Lost Daughter), BAFTA winner Micheal Ward (Blue Story, Top Boy) and Academy Award winner Colin Firth (The King’s Speech, A Single Man). It also reunites Mendes with Academy Award winning cinematographer Roger Deakins (1917, Skyfall).

The screening on Thursday 23rd February has subtitles for the Hard of Hearing