The Mockingbird Cinema and Kitchen is Birmingham’s finest independent cinema, screening the latest independent movies, blockbusters and classic cult films at the venue in the heart of the Custard Factory.
Tickets for films can be booked online. Here are the latest cinema listings:
LIFE tells the story of the six-member crew of the International Space Station that is on the cutting edge of one of the most important discoveries in human history: the first evidence of extraterrestrial life on Mars. As the crew begins to conduct research, their methods end up having unintended consequences and the life form proves more intelligent than anyone ever expected.
Thur 27 Apr
Free Fire (15)
Set in Boston in 1978, a meeting in a deserted warehouse between two gangs turns into a shootout and a game of survival.
Thur 27 Apr
Bunch Of Kunst (18)
Nottingham band Sleaford Mods have been called “the voice of Britain”. Jason Williamson, a former chicken factory worker, benefits adviser and father of two, his band mate, beatmaker Andrew Fearn, and their manager Steve Underwood, avant-garde bedroom label owner and former bus driver, have won over fans with their brutally honest lyrics and DIY ethos. Christine Franz’s official documentary feature, follows them on their two-year journey from Sherwood to chart success. Bunch of Kunst tells the story of three guys taking on the music business on their own terms.
Sat 29 Apr, Mon 1 May, Tue 2 May, Wed 3 May
Mad Max Fury Road: Black & Chrome Edition (15)
Mad Max: Fury Road in black and white: a fascinating re-evaluation of a groundbreaking film. Years after the collapse of civilization, the tyrannical Immortan Joe enslaves apocalypse survivors inside the desert fortress the Citadel. When the warrior Imperator Furiosa (Charlize Theron) leads the despot’s five wives in a daring escape, she forges an alliance with Max Rockatansky (Tom Hardy), a loner and former captive. Fortified in the massive, armored truck the War Rig, they try to outrun the ruthless warlord and his henchmen in a deadly high-speed chase through the Wasteland.
Sun 30 Apr, Mon 1 May, Tue 2 May
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (12A)
Celebrate Star Wars Day with another showing of Episode VII. A continuation of the saga created by George Lucas set thirty years after Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi (1983). May the Fourth be with you!
Thur 4 May
Alien: Covenant (15)
Bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, the crew of the colony ship Covenant discover what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a dark, dangerous world, whose sole inhabitant is the synthetic David, survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.
Fri 12 May, Sat 13 May, Sun 14 May, Mon 15 May, Tue 16 May, Wed 17 May, Thur 18 May
London, 1965: Like many other youths, Jimmy hates the philistine life, especially his parents and his job in a company’s mailing division. Only when he’s together with his friends, a ‘Mod’ clique, cruising London on his motor-scooter and hearing music such as that of ‘The Who’ and ‘The High Numbers’, does he feel free and accepted. However, it’s a flight into an illusionary world.
Sat 27 May
Sister Act (PG)
SISTER ACT is about a Reno lounge singer named Deloris Van Carter who witnesses her mobster boyfriend killing an employee.
What follows is hilarious as she’s hidden in a convent and soon makes friends with the nuns, especially Sister Mary Robert, Sister Mary Lazuras and Sister Mary Patrick. She soon finds herself coaching the choir and turning them into swingin’ singin’ sisters!
The film will be intro and outro by live Gospel Choir.
Sat 29 Jul
Oh, and the Mockingbird Cinema and Kitchen (as you’ve probably guessed from their name) also serve DELICIOUS food!