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Joseph McBride discusses John F. Kennedy and the 1960 Primary

We are delighted to present an exclusive Q&A with Joseph McBride, who kindly agreed to talk to us as part of our U.S. election season. McBride is a film historian and associate professor in the Cinema department at San Francisco State University. In 1960 he worked on John F. Kennedy’s primary…

A Notice on (Continued) Closure

To all our wonderful customers, On Friday 30th October we were over the moon after being informed by our landlord, Ipswich Borough Council, that essential building works would be completed in time to allow us to meet our revised reopening date of 20th November. As this meant we would be able to…

Join the ‘We are Many’ Live Stream

Ipswich Film Theatre is partnering with the We Are Many movie for a unique live-streamed event marking UN International Day of Peace.  Support us by purchasing a ticket  through our custom link and we will benefit from a share of ticket sale profits. The movie tells the story behind the 2003…

Mounia Meddour’s ‘Papicha’ comes to IFT At Home

Underground discos thud to the beat of dance music as men and women dress to the nines and slip through checkpoints to party the night away. Meanwhile, fingers on triggers, tensions mount between armed police forces and anti-government guerillas. This is Algiers in the 1990’s, and what headstrong…

Eva Riley’s ‘Perfect 10’ comes to IFT At Home

14-year-old Leigh (impressive newcomer Frankie Box) lives with her neglectful father on the outskirts of Brighton. She’s a talented gymnast, training hard for her first competition despite her lack of confidence, some bitchy fellow gymnasts and little money to pay for her fees. When an older…

Ipswich Film Theatre raises curtain on new management

From Saturday 1st August 2020 the Ipswich Film Theatre will be under the new leadership of Dan Champion and Neil McGlone. Over the last few years the Ipswich Film Theatre has faced adversity and success in equal measure. Now, with the advent of an unprecedented challenge to our way of life they, as…

Hlynur Pálmason’s ‘A White, White Day’ Is Now Playing

He is a man, a father, a grandfather, a policeman, a widower. In a remote Icelandic town, Ingimundur, an off-duty police chief begins to suspect a local man of having had an affair with his late wife. Gradually his obsession for finding out the truth accumulates and inevitably begins to endanger…

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