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Our August Programme Is Out Now

Our August programme is available now from the IFT foyer and all good stockists! We're proud to be one of the indie cinemas around the country hosting five films in Cinema Rediscovered's 1971: The Year Hollywood Went Independent season (TWO-LANE BLACKTOP, KLUTE, MCCABE & MRS MILLER, FIVE EASY…

Censor Director Prano Bailey-Bond Comes To The IFT

We're thrilled to announce CENSOR director, Prano Bailey-Bond will be in the house for a Q&A following our 3pm performance of the film on 4 September. Tickets are ON SALE NOW. Prano Bailey-Bond is a Welsh director and screenwriter. Her work invokes imaginative worlds, fusing a dark vocabulary…

Verisimilitude: Celebrating Richard Donner

Acclaimed genre director Richard Donner, passed away on 5 July 2021 at the age of 91. His humble beginnings in the land of TV's THE BANANA SPLITS and DANGER ISLAND belied the big screen success that awaited him. An episode of THE TWILIGHT ZONE ("Nightmare At 20,000 Feet" starring a young William…

Supporting Local Dementia Groups In Ipswich

With our performances of Florian Zeller's Oscar-winning drama, The Father, coming up, we wanted to spotlight Headway Suffolk who run monthly local support groups for people living with dementia. Full details of their programmes are below and if you wish to book for the film head over to our booking…

We're Hiring

We're recruiting for a new Team Member to join the Ipswich Film Theatre team as we reopen our doors. As a Team Member, you’ll be responsible for making sure every customer has an unrivalled independent cinema experience. You’ll be out there as the face of the Ipswich Film Theatre, meeting, greeting…

Rush To Judgment: Our Terminator Double Feature

By Sean Chrysanthou … On Saturday 5th June we launch our Double Features with a Terminator double: the 1984 classic on 35mm followed by the 1991 sequel for its 30th Anniversary. A movie about a cyborg... sent back in time... to kill the mother of mankind’s last hope in a future war against…

Darius Marder's Sound Of Metal and Accessible Cinema

The first film in our reopening programme is Darius Marder's directorial debut, Sound Of Metal. A profound narrative about deafness and deaf identity; the BAFTA-winning Sound Of Metal is an immersive cinematic experience driven by a visceral soundscape and rich performances from Riz Ahmed and…

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