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In 1999 the UK's most northerly independent cinema rose like a phoenix from the ashes in the place of Kirkwall's previous cinema, the Phoenix.
Evening screenings: Adult £4.85; Junior £3.40; Concs £3.80. Matinees: Adult £3.80; Junior £2.30; Concs £3.80. Monthly card £12.50. Yearly card £116.95.
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- 127 min
- Directed by: Michael Haneke
- Written by: Michael Haneke
- Cast: Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva
- UK release: 16 November 2012
A drama about a couple's life after the wife suffers a debilitating stroke, from Hidden and The White Ribbon director Haneke.
BBC Symphony Orchestra
The BBC Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1930 as London's first permanent professional orchestra, and despite the Beeb's roller-coaster fortunes it's endured as one of the finest ensembles in Britain, with a special affinity for modern music.
Fri 21 Jun
£11–£20 / 01856 879900
The orchestra pays its first visit to Orkney in the company of soprano Christine Brewer, to present music based on legends and fairy tales: Mendelssohn's Midsummer Night's Dream Overture, Berg's Seven Early Songs, Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet Overture, Sibelius' En Saga and Wagner's 'Prelude' and 'Liebestod' from Tristan und Isolde. Alexander Vedernikov conducts. Part of St Magnus Festival.
Sun 23 Jun
£20 (£11) / 01856 879900
Alexander Vedernikov conducts Janáček's Suite from 'The Cunning Little Vixen', Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms and the 1919 Suite version of The Firebird, and the world premiere of a new work by Alasdair Nicolson, featuring Rowan Hellier (mezzo). Part of St Magnus Festival.
BBC Symphony Orchestra: Side-by-Side
The BBC Symphony Orchestra, the St Magnus Festival Chorus and young musicians from Orkney collaborate on a mixture of music from around the world: extracts from Grieg's Peer Gynt, the 'Halleuljah Chorus' from Handel's Messiah, Marquez's Danzon 2, John Adams' Tromba Lontana, 'O fortuna' from Orff's Carmina Burana, 'The…
The Evil Dead
- 91 min
- Directed by: Fede Alvarez
- Cast: Jane Levy, Shiloh Fernandez, Jessica Lucas
- UK release: 19 April 2013
The aptly-named Diablo Cody joins Sam Raimi and others in penning this remake of the 1981 horror classic.
Iron Man 3
- 129 min
- Directed by: Shane Black
- Cast: Robert Downey Jr, Guy Pearce, Gwyneth Paltrow
- UK release: 26 April 2013
Screenwriting legend Shane Black takes the reins for Robert Downey Jr's third individual outing as billionaire eccentric Tony Stark.
Sun 26 May
The Odd Life of Timothy Green
- 105 min
- Directed by: Peter Hedges
- Written by: Peter Hedges
- Cast: Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton, CJ Adams
- UK release: 5 April 2013
Infertile parents Cindy (Garner) and Jim (Edgerton) are surprised when a mud-covered 10-year-old boy appears at their house, claiming them as his mum and dad. This Disney-style fairytale is well-meaning but too sentimental and contrived, and the combination of sensitive adult themes and family-friendly style seems…