Revealed: films for February at the Stephen Joseph Theatre includes Oscar hopefuls

Oscar-nominated films are the highlights of the February film programme at Scarborough’s Stephen Joseph Theatre, with big hitters 1917, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood and Joker screening alongside live streamings and classic movies.

Monday, 27th January 2020, 2:05 pm
Updated Monday, 27th January 2020, 2:06 pm
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JoJo Rabbit: Taika Waititi’s comedy about a member of the Hitler Youth movement who discovers that his mother (Scarlet Johansson) is hiding a Jewish girl in the attic has six Oscar nominations.

Friday January 31 at 2.45pm and 7.45pm; Saturday February 1 at 2pm, 5pm and 8pm; Monday February 3 at 7.45pm; Wednesday February 5 at 2.45pm; Thursday February 6 at 1.45pm and 7.45pm

Kinky Boots: The smash hit musical, filmed live at London’s Adelphi Theatre, struts onto the big screen!

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Wednesday February 5 at 7pm; Sunday February 9 at 3pm and 7pm

1917:Sam Mendes’ sweeping World War One saga is a leading contender at the Oscars’ ceremony next month.

Friday February 7 at 2.45pm and 7.45pm; Saturday February 8 at 2pm, 5pm and 8pm; Monday February 10, Tuesday February 11 and Wednesday February 12 at 7.45pm

Exhibition On Screen – Leonard: The Works: marking the 500th anniversary of Leonardo’s death, for the first time ever, all of his paintings will be shown in Ultra-HD on the big screen.

Wednesday February 12 at 2.45pm

Harriet: Cynthia Erivo is nominated as Best Actress for her portrayal of slave-turned-abolitionist Harriet Tubman in this biopic.

Friday February 14 at 2.45pm; Saturday February 15 at 5pm

Le Mans ’66 (Ford v Ferrari): Starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale, the story of Ford’s battle against Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966 has four nominations

Friday February 14 at 7.45pm; Saturday February 15 at 8pm

Bombshell: Charlize Theron and Margot Robbie are nominated for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress in this true-life drama about the women at Fox News who set out to expose sexual harassment.

Saturday February 15 at 2pm; Monday February 17, Tuesday February 18, Wednesday February 19 at 7.45pm; Thursday February 20 at 1.45pm

NT Live: Cyrano De Bergerac: James McAvoy (X-Men, Atonement) returns to the stage in an inventive new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, broadcast live to cinemas from London’s West End.

Thursday February 20 at 7pm

Joker: Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Joker leads the pack at the Oscars this February with 11 nominations

Friday February 21 at 2.45pm; Saturday February 22 at 5pm and 8pm

Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood: Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt star in Quentin Tarantino’s 70s-set Hollywood epic, which has 10 nominations

Friday February 21 at 7.15pm; Saturday http://www.sjt.uk.comFebruary 22 at 1.30pm

Pain and Glory: Antonio Banderas is nominated as Best Actor for his portrayal of an ageing film director looking back on his life in Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar’s latest

Monday February 24 at 7.45pm

ROH Live: The Cellist/Dances at a Gathering: Cathy Marston’s first work for The Royal Ballet Main Stage is inspired by the momentous life and career of cellist Jacqueline du Pré.

Tuesday February 25 at 7.15pm

Judy: Renee Zellwegger’s portrayal of the iconic Judy Garland has made her the favourite to win the Best Actress Oscar

Thursday February 27 at 1.45pm; Saturday February 29 at 5pm and 8pm

Flying Deuces: In this classic Laurel and Hardy comedy, Olly is heartbroken when he finds that Georgette, the inkeeper's daughter he's fallen for, is already married to dashing Foreign Legion officer Francois. To forget her, he joins the Legion, taking Stanley with him. Flying Deuces complements the show in the Round, Told by an Idiot’s The Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel - March 3 to 7

Thursday February 27 at 7.45pm; Friday February 28 at 1.30pm

Rocketman: Elton John is nominated for Best Original Song for I’m Gonna Love Me Again from this biopic.

Friday February 28 at 7.45pm; Saturday February 29 at 2pm

Cinema tickets are £7 (concessions £5); for event cinema, £12; for streamings, £17. To book, please call the box office on: 01723 370541 or visit the website: www.sjt.uk.com