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Monos (15)

Monday 16 December at 7.45pm

Running time: 101 minutes, in Spanish with English subtitles

Director – Alejandro Landes

On a remote mountaintop, a rebel group of commandos perform military training exercises while watching over a prisoner (Julianne Nicholson) for a shadowy force known only as ‘The Organization’. After a series of unexpected events drives them deep into the jungle, fracturing their intricate bond, their mission slowly begins to collapse.

Set against a stunningly beautiful but dangerous landscape, Alejandro Landes’ awe-inspiring film is a breathtakingly epic vision that will leave you both mesmerised and utterly gripped.

16/12/2019 19:45
The Aeronauts (PG)

Tuesday 17 December at 7.45pm
Wednesday 18 December at 1.30pm & 7.45pm

Running time: 101 minutes

Director – Tom Harper

Starring – Felicity Jones, Eddie Redmayne, Himesh Patel

In 1862 headstrong scientist James Glaisher and wealthy young widow Amelia Wren mount a balloon expedition to fly higher than anyone in history. As their perilous ascent reduces their chances of survival, the unlikely duo soon discover things about themselves -- and each other -- that help both of them find their place in the world.

17/12/2019 to 18/12/2019
Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound (12A)

Thursday 19 December at 1.30pm & 7pm

Running time: 94 minutes

Director – Midge Costin


Directed by veteran Hollywood sound editor Midge Costin, the film reveals the hidden power of sound in cinema, introduces us to the unsung heroes who create it, and features insights from legendary directors with whom they collaborate.

Featuring the insights and stories of iconic directors such as George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, David Lynch, Barbra Streisand, Ang Lee, Sofia Coppola and Ryan Coogler, working with sound design pioneers–Walter Murch, Ben Burtt and Gary Rydstrom–and the many women and men who followed in their footsteps.

The Muppet Christmas Carol (U)

All tickets £3

Saturday 21 December at 11.30am
Sunday 22 December at 11.30am
Monday 23 December at 11.30am
Tuesday 24 December at 11.30am
Running time – 85 minutes

"Leave comedy to the bears, Ebenezer"

The Muppets perform the classic Dickens Christmas tale, with Kermit the Frog playing Bob Cratchit, the put-upon clerk of stingy Ebenezer Scrooge (Michael Caine). Other Muppets -- Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Fozzie Bear and Sam the Eagle -- weave in and out of the story, while Scrooge receives visits from spirits of three Christmases -- past, present and future. They show him the error of his self-serving ways, but the miserable old man seems to be past any hope of redemption and happiness.

21/12/2019 to 24/12/2019
White Christmas (U)
Saturday 21 December at 2pm
Sunday 22 December at 2pm

Tickets - £5

Irving Berlin’s 1954 magical musical, White Christmas is a festive classic that we just couldn’t resist showing again this Christmas.

Singers Bob Wallace (Bing Crosby) and Phil Davis (Danny Kaye) join sister act Betty(Rosemary Clooney) and Judy Haynes (Vera-Ellen) to perform a Christmas show in rural Vermont. There, they run into Gen. Waverly (Dean Jagger), the boys' commander in World War II, who, they learn, is having financial difficulties; his quaint country inn is failing. So what's the foursome to do but plan a yuletide miracle: a fun-filled musical extravaganza that's sure to put Waverly and his business in the black! 


21/12/2019 to 22/12/2019
Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (PG)

All tickets £3

Saturday 21 December at 5pm
Sunday 22 December at 5pm

Running time – 119 minutes

Join us for some pre-Christmas film fun at The Riverfront.

Maleficent travels to a grand old castle to celebrate young Aurora's upcoming wedding to Prince Phillip. While there, she meets Aurora's future mother-in-law -- a conniving queen who hatches a devious plot to destroy the land's fairies. Hoping to stop her, Maleficent joins forces with a seasoned warrior and a group of outcasts to battle the queen and her powerful army.

21/12/2019 to 22/12/2019
A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (U)

All tickets £3

Monday 23 December at 2pm & 4.30pm
Tuesday 24 December at 2pm

Running time – 89 minutes

Join us for some pre-Christmas film fun at The Riverfront.

When an alien possessing strange powers crash-lands near Mossy Bottom Farm, Shaun the Sheep quickly makes a new friend. Together they must run from a dangerous organisation who wants to capture the intergalactic visitor.

23/12/2019 to 24/12/2019
Frozen 2 (U)

All tickets £3

Friday 27 December at 11.30am, 2pm & 4.30pm
Saturday 28 December at 11.30am, 2pm & 4.30pm
Sunday 29 December at 11.30am, 2pm & 4.30pm
Monday 30 December at 11.30am, 2pm & 4.30pm
Tuesday 31 December at 11.30am, 2pm & 4.30pm
Thursday 2 January at 11.30am, 2pm & 4.30pm
Friday 3 January at 11.30am, 2pm & 4.30pm
Saturday 4 January at 11.30am, 2pm & 4.30pm 

Running time – 103 minutes

Join us for some Christmas film fun at The Riverfront.

From the Academy Award winning team - directors Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck and producer Peter Del Vecho - and featuring the voices of Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff and Josh Gadd, and the music of Oscar winning song-writers Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, Walt Disney Animation Studios Frozen 2 is coming to The Riverfront this Christmas. 

27/12/2019 to 04/01/2020
The Good Liar (15)

Monday 6 January at 7.45pm
Tuesday 7 January at 7.45pm
Wednesday 8 January at 1.30pm & 7.45pm

Running time: 109 minutes

Director – Bill Condon


Career con artist Roy Courtnay can hardly believe his luck when he meets well-to-do widow Betty McLeish online. As Betty opens her home and life to him, Roy is surprised to find himself caring about her, turning what should be a cut-and-dry swindle into the most treacherous tightrope walk of his life.

06/01/2020 to 08/01/2020
Abominable (U)

All tickets £3

Friday 10 January at 5.30pm
Saturday 11 January at 11am, 1.30pm & 4pm

Running time – 97 minutes

After discovering a Yeti on the roof of her apartment building, teenage Yi and her two friends embark on an epic quest to reunite the magical creature with his family. But to do so, they must stay one step ahead of a wealthy financier and a determined zoologist who want to capture the beast for their own gain.

10/01/2020 to 11/01/2020
The Report (15)

Monday 13 January at 7.45pm
Tuesday 14 January at 7.45pm
Wednesday 15 January at 1.30pm & 7.45pm

Running time: 119 minutes

Director – Scott Z Burns


Daniel Jones (Adam Driver), a Senate staffer, is tasked with leading an investigation into the CIA's Detention and Interrogation Program, created in the aftermath of 9/11. In his arduous six-year journey to uncover the truth, Jones' uncovers the lengths to which the CIA went to destroy evidence, subvert the law, and hide a shocking secret from the American public. When it comes to publishing his 6,700-page report, Jones finds himself in a battle against the CIA and White House who attempt to block his findings. Director Scott Z. Burns (Contagion) delivers a focused and thrilling exploration of the political machine in an age of fear.

13/01/2020 to 15/01/2020
The Addams Family (PG)

All tickets £3

Friday 17 January at 5.30pm
Saturday 18 January at 11am, 1.30pm & 4pm

Running time – 86 minutes

Members of the mysterious and spooky Addams family -- Gomez, Morticia, Pugsley,Wednesday, Uncle Fester and Grandma -- are readily preparing for a visit from their even creepier relatives. But trouble soon arises when shady TV personality Margaux Needler realizes that the Addams' eerie hilltop mansion isstanding in the way of her dream to sell all the houses in the neighbourhood.

17/01/2020 to 18/01/2020
By The Grace of God (15)

Monday 20 January at 1.30pm & 7.45pm

Running time: 137 minutes, in French with English subtitles

Director – Francois Ozon

A churchgoing family man learns that the priest who abused him when he was a boy is still working with children. He and others denounce the perpetrator in this sensitive handling of a current story which is, at it's heart a carefully told emotional tale of people trying to make sense of their lives after abuse.

Le Mans '66 (12A)

Tuesday 21 January at 1.30pm & 7.45pm

Running time: 152 minutes

Director – James Mangold

American car designer Carroll Shelby and driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford and challenge Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966.

Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten (15)
Saturday 25 January at 7pm, running time 123 minutes

To celebrate the launch of the Newport Rock Collecting exhibition at Newport Museum and Art Gallery in July 2020, (visit www.rockcollecting.co.uk for more info) join us on Saturday January 25th 2020, for a free public screening of Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten.

It’s well known that Joe Strummer spent time in Newport before his rise to fame. As the frontman of the Clash from 1977 onwards, Joe Strummer changed people's lives forever.  Since his death, his influence continues to reach out around the world, more strongly now than ever before. In "The Future Is Unwritten", from British film director Julien Temple, Joe Strummer is revealed not just as a legend or musician, but as a true communicator of our times. Drawing on both a shared punk history and the close personal friendship which developed over the last years of Joe's life, Julien Temple's film is a celebration of Joe Strummer - before, during and after the Clash.

25/01/2020 19:00
Knives Out (12A)

Monday 27 January at 7.45pm
Tuesday 28 January at 7.45pm
Wednesday 29 January at 1.30pm & 7.45pm

Running time: 130 minutes

Director – Rian Johnson

A detective and a trooper travel to a lush estate to interview the quirky relatives of a patriarch who died during his 85th birthday celebration.

27/01/2020 to 29/01/2020
So Long, My Son (12A)

Monday 3 February at 1.30pm & 7pm (the earlier start is due to the running time)

Running time: 181 minutes, in Chinese with English subtitles

Director – Xiaoshuai Wang

When their son drowns after being goaded into swimming by his friend Haohao, married couple Yaojun (Wang Jingchun) and Liyun (Yong Mei) leave their factory jobs and move away from their friends, Haohao's own parents. Yet even as their lives diverge, a common search for truth and reconciliation around the tragedy remains. But sometimes it can take a life time to say farewell... The latest from pioneering director Wang Xiaoshuai (Beijing Bicycle, Shanghai Dreams), this moving drama chronicles people and a society in full transformation - in which human relationships and the tumultuous evolution of a nation are inevitably and inextricably intertwined.

Ordinary Love (12A)

Tuesday 4 February at 7.45pm
Wednesday 5 February at 4pm & 7.45pm

Running time: 94 minutes

Director – Lisa Barros D’Sa and Glenn Leyburn

Starring – Liam Neeson, Lesley Manville

'Ordinary Love' is a moving ode to the power of lovein the face of life-changing news. Married couple Joan and Tom have been together for many years, with a daily routine and easy familiarity to their interactions that evokes intense tenderness and mild frustration in equal measure. Mapped out across their household interactions and daily habits, their life seems mundanely content, until Joan receives her breast cancer diagnosis. Across the course of her treatment, the couple share new challenges, as Joan battles with her own glass-half-empty perspective on her illness and they both face a collective search for the humour and endurance to help her survive.

04/02/2020 to 05/02/2020