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2017 CINEMAGIC FESTIVAL PROGRAMME HAS 200 FILM EVENTS SET TO ILLUMINATE CINEMA SCREENS THIS AUTUMN!

The annual Cinemagic Film and Television Festival programme returns for a jam-packed season in October and November (6th October- 8th November) with over two hundred films and diverse creative opportunities to inspire young people. The Opening night of the Festival at Odyssey Cinemas will be marked with a special preview of The LEGO NINJAGO® Movie, the new animated adventure in Warner Bros. Pictures’ LEGO® franchise, and the Festival Closing preview is Paddington 2, the much anticipated sequel to the worldwide hit family film! Guests from the world of film and television visiting the festival at Odyssey Cinemas include acclaimed actor, presenter and writer, Sir Tony Robinson; Golden Globe nominated music composer, Trevor Jones,(The Last of the Mohicans, In The Name of The Father); and Academy Award and BAFTA nominated cinematographer, Seamus McGarvey (Atonement, Nocturnal Animals, Avengers Assemble). Audiences can travel the world from their cinema seats and celebrate stories, peoples and cultures from around the globe with a diverse cultural film programme for all ages to enjoy. By providing film fans with an outlet for world cinema, the aim is to develop and nurture a broader understanding and love of film, so the Festival is looking for enthusiastic ‘CineSeekers’ and ‘CineFocus’ young film reviewers, to view and judge these in-competition films of the festival! Highlights of the children’s features in Odyssey Cinemas include The Oddsockeaters, a heart-warming Czech-made comical story of a small Oddsockeater in a big world; Oskar’s America, a Norwegian adventure following a 10 year old and his eccentric neighbour who plan to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a rowboat and German drama Wendy, a story of friendship between a teenage girl and an untamed horse Dixie.

Rabbit School: Guardians of the Golden Egg  - CINE Arts Cinema

Rabbit School: Guardians of the Golden Egg - CINE

Synopsis

Max, a cheeky city rabbit, winds up in an Easter rabbit school where time seems to have stood still. Thanks to training lessons from mysterious Madame Hermione and with the help of cute rabbit girl Emmi, he not only learns the secret techniques of Easter bunnies but even more about himself when they have to fight the clever fox family who have been scheming to take over Easter!Dir: Ute von Münchow-Pohl 79 mins – Age 5+ – in English

Next showing...

Sat 21st Oct 11:00
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Pixi Post & the Gift Bringers - CINEMAGIC Arts Cinema

Pixi Post & the Gift Bringers - CINEMAGIC

Synopsis

For centuries, the many Christmas genies of the world have worked together to bring magic and happiness to children. This year, however, former genie Monopolish is determined to become the one and only Christmas genie and launches a vicious attack on the secret Genies’ Forum. All hope for the survival of Christmas rests with Pixi Post, a technologically reclusive elf, who must use all her wits and skills to thwart his evil plan and become the saviour of Christmas.Dir: Juanjo Elordi & Felipe Morell Age 5+ – in English

Next showing...

Sat 21st Oct 13:00
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Knight Rusty: Full Metal Racket - CINEMAGIC Arts Cinema

Knight Rusty: Full Metal Racket - CINEMAGIC

Synopsis

Forced into early retirement, Knight Rusty is looking for a new job. But when power crazed police chiefs take over the kingdom, Rusty finally accepts that he must do what he was created for: to protect Scrapland and his father’s vision! A thrilling new adventure full of suspense, spectacular action and lots of fun.Dir: Marcus Hamann Age 5+ – in English

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Sun 22nd Oct 11:00
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The Oddsockeaters - CINEMAGIC Arts Cinema

The Oddsockeaters - CINEMAGIC

Synopsis

“Never take the entire pair!” is the mantra of the Oddsockeaters, the creatures responsible for our socks disappearing into thin air. This is the heart-warmingly comical story of a small Oddsockeater in a big world! Hugo must leave his safe haven and move in with his gangster uncle ‘Big Boss’ and his two crazy cousins, who live in the house of their biggest adversary, a lonely professor. Dir: Galina Miklínová – Czech Republic, Slovakia & Croatia Age 5+ – in English

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Sun 22nd Oct 13:00
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Butterfly Kisses + Q&A Discussion with Writer Gree Arts Cinema

Butterfly Kisses + Q&A Discussion with Writer Gree

Synopsis

One of the bravest, boldest British feature films of the past decade, Rafael Kapelinski’s debut feature takes us deep into the lives of a group of urban teens. Going where other films fear to tread, it follows friends: Kyle, Jarred and Jake, each of whom are deeply consumed by dark and dangerous desires. Shot in black and white on the streets of South London, Butterfly Kisses features standout performances from its young cast, and a scene winning turn from Shane Meadows regular Thomas Turgoose. With fiercely brave insight and sure-handed dramatic control, Butterfly Kisses is a milestone piece of British drama, announcing a potent new directorial voice.Dir: Rafael Kapelinski – UK and Poland

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Sat 28th Oct 11:00
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Us and Them + Q&A Discussion with Director Joe Mar Arts Cinema

Us and Them + Q&A Discussion with Director Joe Mar

Synopsis

Danny, an ordinary working class kid, is angry and frustrated at the rough deal he faces. When he confronts millionaire Conrad, he aims to teach him and his kind a lesson they will never forget. Holding Conrad and his family hostage in their plush mansion, Danny and his pals force Conrad into a deadly game of chance. His master plan is to kick-start a revolution by streaming attacks against the super-rich on the web. His ultimate goal? To terrify the elite into bringing about change. A darkly comic, raw and controversial thriller that packs a hard punch! Starring Jack Roth. Dir: Joe Martin – UK

Next showing...

Sat 28th Oct 14:00
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Paddington 2 Cinemagic Gala Screening  Arts Cinema

Paddington 2 Cinemagic Gala Screening

Synopsis

The much-anticipated sequel to the worldwide hit family film finds Paddington happily settled with the Brown family in London, where he has become a popular member of the local community, spreading joy and marmalade wherever he goes. While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy’s hundredth birthday, Paddington sees a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber’s shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. But when the book is stolen, it’s up to Paddington and the Browns to unmask the thief, who appears to be a master of disguise…

Next showing...

Wed 8th Nov 19:00
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