Nerve Centre

Nerve Centre
7–8 Magazine Street, Derry/Londonderry, County Londonderry, BT48 6HJ
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Nerve Centre

A creative media arts centre with a wide-ranging programme of arts events, projects, creative learning and training opportunities. Facilities include rehearsal space, an audio booth, recording studio and a cinema.

Events at this venue

There are 21 events at this location

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Can You Ever Forgive Me?

  • 5 stars
  • 2018
  • US
  • 1h 46min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Marielle Heller
  • Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant, Dolly Wells
  • UK release: 1 February 2019

Lee Israel (McCarthy) is a writer facing financial difficulties who starts forging letters from famous writers as a way to earn money. McCarthy gives one of her best performances as the stubborn Lee, and Grant is excellent as her buddy Jack. Deviously funny and deeply moving.

Wed 24 Jul

Parent & baby

02871 260562

  • 14:00

Cinematic Breakfast: Rebecca

The second Mrs de Winter is a shy and naive young woman, besotted with the charming Maxim de Winter. They meet and fall in love while vacationing on the Riviera, and after a speedy marriage, return to Maxim's large English estate, Manderly. His wife is introduced to an army of servants who display hostility towards…

Sat 20 Jul

£4 / 02871 260562

Cobain: Montage of Heck

  • 4 stars
  • 2015
  • US
  • 2h 12min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Brett Morgen
  • Written by: Brett Morgen
  • Cast: Kurt Cobain, Courtney Love, Krist Novoselic
  • UK release: 10 April 2015

Documentary about the Nirvana frontman, mixing home movie footage, music videos, talking heads of his nearest and dearest and animated drawings from his sketchbooks. Full of insight, imagination and energy, but the furious collaging is sometimes exhausting; with fewer bells and whistles it would have had even more impact.

Wed 31 Jul

02871 260562

  • 19:00

Encounter

  • 2010
  • US
  • 1h 25min
  • Directed by: David A.R. White
  • Cast: Bruce Marchiano, Steve Borden, Jaci Velasquez

A group of strangers, stranded in the middle of nowhere, take refuge in a diner where they slowly discover they have more in common than they thought.

Wed 24 Jul

02871 260562

  • 14:00

Family Screens: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Along the way they encounter pop-up ads, high-stakes online auctions, Disney princesses and a deadly online driving game. 'Ralph Breaks the Internet might look like just another adorable, funny animated family film, but it also connects to our current reality in ways that are downright bone-chilling.' Bilge Ebiri, The…

Sat 20 Jul

£3 / 02871 260562

Fisherman's Friends

  • 3 stars
  • 2018
  • UK
  • 1h 52min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Chris Foggin
  • Cast: Tuppence Middleton, James Purefoy, Daniel Mays, David Hayman

Danny (Mays) is a music industry talent handler who arrives in Cornwall on a stag night, and discovers the titular (real-life) folk singers and signs them. Mays is a watchable lead and generates rom-com chemistry with Middleton, the daughter of the group’s grouchy Jim (Purefoy). An undemanding yarn with nevertheless the…

Mon 29 Jul

02871 260562

  • 19:00

Free Solo

  • 4 stars
  • 2018
  • US
  • 1h 40min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi

Documentary about free solo climber Alex Honnold and his ambition to ascend El Capitan in Yosemite national park. Insightful and exhilarating, showing how Honnold’s personal life and background have affected his climbing, and how the filmmakers themselves had to take special efforts not to distract him into making a…

Mon 5 Aug

02871 260562

  • 19:00

Halston

Prodigiously talented, Halston reigned over fashion in the 1970s and became a household name. But everything changed in the Wall Street era. With his empire under threat, Halston took the biggest gamble of his life.

Tue 30 Jul

02871 260562

  • 19:00

If Beale Street Could Talk

  • 4 stars
  • 2018
  • US
  • 1h 57min
  • Directed by: Barry Jenkins
  • Cast: KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Regina King
  • UK release: 18 January 2019

Tish (Layne) and Fonny (James) are friends since childhood who grow up to realise that they’re soulmates, but then Fonny gets arrested and charged with rape. Jenkins’s follow-up to Moonlight is an enchanting, heartbreaking love story, adapted from James Baldwin’s novel. A great film with anger in its tender heart.

Mon 22 Jul

02871 260562

  • 19:00

If Beale Street Could Talk

If Beale Street Could Talk is an adaptation of a novel written by legendary Author and Civil Rights Activist James Baldwin and is set in 1970s in Harlem. The film tells the struggle of a young black woman named Tish who tirelessly fights to get justice for her imprisoned fiancé Alonzo “Fonny” Hunt who has been falsely…

Mon 22 Jul

£4 / 02871 260562

Mary Poppins Returns

  • 4 stars
  • 2018
  • US
  • 2h 10min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Rob Marshall
  • Cast: Emily Blunt, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Whishaw, Emily Mortimer, Julie Walters, Dick Van Dyke, Angela Lansbury, Colin Firth, Meryl Streep

Michael Banks (Whishaw) is facing ruin after the death of his wife, and his sister Jane (Mortimer) can’t help—but then Mary Poppins (Blunt) sails down from the sky. Blunt is suitably brusque and radiant and a fine songstress, and while it’s a sliver of a story it’s impressively imaginative and unashamedly, triumphantly…

Thu 25 Jul

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  • 14:00

Mary Queen of Scots

  • 3 stars
  • 2018
  • UK / US
  • 2h 4min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Josie Rourke
  • Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Jack Lowden, David Tennant, Martin Compston, Joe Alwyn, Brendan Coyle, Guy Pearce
  • UK release: 18 January 2019

Mary Stuart (Ronan) and Elizabeth (Robbie) would like to be sisters but political rivalry drives them apart. Ronan gives a sophisticated performance and Robbie as Elizabeth is a blend of nervous uncertainty and confident outrage. Over the top, perhaps, but its ridiculousness hits a raw nerve in the current political…

Fri 9 Aug

Parent & baby

02871 260562

  • 14:00

Music Hothouse 2019

This intensive five-day music creation and performance workshops, led by renowned industry professionals, will push songwriters’ creative talents to the max and hone the creativity, composition and collaboration skills of musical masters and novices alike. YOU will develop your musicianship, form bands, jam, create…

Mon 12 Aug

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Ralph Breaks the Internet

  • 4 stars
  • 2018
  • US
  • 1h 52min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Rich Moore, Phil Johnston
  • Cast: John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer, Jane Lynch, Taraji P. Henson
  • UK release: 30 November 2018

Ralph (Reilly) and Vanellope (Silverman) have to go to the internet when her game, Sugar Rush, needs a new part. What could have been yet another film about how amazeballs the internet is, becomes a savvy and sweet tale of friendship, subtly weaving the in-jokes with the emotional stakes.

Sat 20 Jul

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  • 14:00

Rebecca

  • 1940
  • US
  • 2h 10min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
  • Cast: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, Judith Anderson

A young woman meets a widower in Monte Carlo. They marry and return to his family home where her suspicions are raised regarding the fate of her husband's former wife. Hitch's classic adaptation of the Daphne du Maurier novel influenced many modern tales including What Lies Beneath.

Sat 20 Jul

02871 260562

  • 11:00

Senna

  • 4 stars
  • 2010
  • UK / France / US
  • 1h 46min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Asif Kapadia
  • Written by: Manish Pandey
  • Cast: Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost, Frank Williams, Ron Dennis, Jackie Stewart

Recently voted the greatest driver of all time and winner of 41 Grand Prix and three drivers' championships, Brazilian Ayrton Senna was the last F1 driver to die behind the wheel. Exploring his life from 1984 to his death ten years later, this documentary incorporates previously unseen Formula One footage of the almost…

Wed 24 Jul

02871 260562

  • 19:00

Shane Todd: The Toddfather

When you lose a bet with a mate and have to get 'The Toddfather' tattooed on your leg you can either have it removed with a laser, or become…. The Toddfather. With millions of online video views, a 2018 UK & Ireland stand up tour, television appearances and 'The Shane Toddcast' podcast, it's a live show where he's…

Fri 6 Sep

£14 / 02871 260562

Special Screens: Brief Encounter

Both are already married, but following their chance meeting they gradually fall in love. They meet every Thursday, but are well aware that their love is doomed. Nominated for 3 Oscars® 'It is with this film that Lean announces himself as a poet of the cinema.' Jane Moat, BFI Screen Online

Wed 24 Jul

£3 / 02871 260562

The White Crow

  • 4 stars
  • 2018
  • UK / France
  • 2h 2min
  • Directed by: Ralph Fiennes
  • Cast: Oleg Ivenko, Ralph Fiennes, Louis Hofmann

The story of Rudolf Nureyev (Ivenko), delving into his work and sex life and how he defected from the Soviet Union in 1961. Ukrainian dancer Ivenko gives an intensely physical performance and Fiennes’ light touch as a director makes it something exciting, genuine and naturally sexy.

Wed 7 Aug

02871 260562

  • 19:00

Wildlife

  • 4 stars
  • 2018
  • US
  • Directed by: Paul Dano
  • Cast: Ed Oxenbould, Carey Mulligan, Jake Gyllenhaal
  • UK release: 9 November 2018

In Montana in 1960, Joe (Oxenbould) watches his parents’ marriage dissolve after they run into money troubles. Dano’s debut as a director is an impressive adaptation (co-written with Zoe Kazan) of Richard Ford’s novel, with a fiery and mesmerising performance from Mulligan as a woman on the edge. Haunting and elegantly…

Tue 23 Jul

02871 260562

  • 19:00

Wildlife

His family’s carefully constructed façade is about to come crashing spectacularly down however, when Jerry loses his job and his sense of purpose. In an attempt to restore his pride, Jerry takes off for the summer to help fight the wildfires raging near the Canadian border, a life-threatening job, for very little pay. An…

Tue 23 Jul

£4 / 02871 260562

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