Films for June at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre

Films for the family, for art, literature and music fans, and for sport and horror aficionados are on the big screen at Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre in June.

Monday, 24th May 2021, 12:08 pm
Cruella is being screened at the Stephen Joseph Theatre

The theatre's film programmer, Steve Carley said: “It’s wonderful to be able book new releases again, alongside some of the new event cinema titles are becoming available: Sunflowers will look amazing in high definition on the big screen.

“I’m very excited about Sound of Metal which uses its innovative sound design in an attempt give a real glimpse of a world experienced by the Deaf community.

“And, of course, we’ve got some wicked fun coming up with Cruella and something heartwarming with Dream Horse!”

Exhibition on Screen: Sunflowers is an unique opportunity to see, as never before, Van Gogh’s spectacular series of sunflower paintings

Films coming up in June are:

Saint Maud: Morfydd Clark won great acclaim for her portrayal of a pious nurse obsessed with saving the soul of a dying patient in Rose Glass’s psychological horror, partly filmed in Scarborough.

Tuesday June 8 and Wednesday June 9 at 7pm

Exhibition on Screen: Sunflowers (event cinema): unique opportunity to see, as never before, Van Gogh’s spectacular series of sunflower paintings – among his most famous works, and some of the most iconic paintings in the world.

Riz Ahmed won an Oscar nomination for Best Actor for his portrayal of a heavy metal drummer whose world is turned upside down when he begins to lose his hearing

Tuesday June 10 at 2pm and 7pm

Sound of Metal (plus Q&A): Riz Ahmed won an Oscar nomination for Best Actor for his portrayal of a heavy metal drummer whose world is turned upside down when he begins to lose his hearing. Each screening will have subtitles for the Deaf or Hard of Hearing, as intended by the director, and will be

followed by a 20 minute pre-recorded Zoom Q&A with director Darius Marder and actors Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke and Paul Raci, which is both captioned and has a BSL interpreter on screen.

Friday June 11 at 2pm; Saturday June 12 at 7pm; Wednesday June 16 at 7pm; Thursday June 17 at 7pm

My New York Year: one for all the many The Catcher in the Rye fans - Sigourney Weaver and Douglas Booth star in the story of a college graduate who takes a clerical job working for the literary agent of the renowned and reclusive writer JD Salinger.

Friday 11 June at 7pm; Saturday 12 June at 2pm; Tuesday 15 June at 7pm; Thursday June 17 at 2pm.

Cruella: lve action feature film featuring Emma Stone as the young Cruella de Vil, vile villainess of 101 Dalmatians. Emma Thompson and Mark Strong also star.

Friday June 18, Saturday June 19 at 2pm and 7pm; Tuesday June 22, Wednesday June 23 at 7pm; Thursday June 24 at 2pm (OC) and 7pm.

Dream Horse: Dream Alliance is an unlikely racehorse bred by Welsh bartender Jan Vokes (Toni Colette). With no experience, Jan convinces her neighbors to chip in to help raise Dream in the hopes he can compete with the racing elite. Also starring Damian Lewis, OwenTeal and Siân Phillips.

Friday June 25, Saturday June 26 at 2pm and 7pm; Tuesday June 29, Wednesday June 30 at 7pm.

Cinema tickets for films are £7 (concessions £6; Circle members/NHS/under-30s £5); for event cinema including ‘captured live’, £12; for live streamings, £17.

Where possible, the theatre is recommending that at the moment, customers book online at www.sjt.uk.com

The box office is open for in-person noon to 5pm on non-show days; noon to 7.30pm on days with an evening show; 11am to 7.30pm on matinee days.