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Film screening of "Resistance" - Hay History Weekend

  • Richard Booth's Bookshop Cinema Brook St Hereford, HR3 5BQ United Kingdom (map)

Booths Cinema are joining in with Hay History weekend and kick off on Friday evening with a screening of "Resistance" at 7.30pm.

Based on the Book by Owen Sheers, directed by Amit Gupta and starring Andrea Riseborough, Iwan Rheon and Michael Sheen. This film is based in the Black Mountains and was shot locally.

After all the women in a remote Welsh town awaken to find their husbands have left to serve in the covert British Resistance, German occupiers arrive in this alternate-reality thriller set in 1944 where D-Day has failed. Wales and the United Kingdom have been invaded by Nazi Germany. Facing a harsh winter, the women and soldiers find they must cooperate with one another to survive.

Booths cinema also have more wartime films over the weekend:

Sat 6th - 5.30pm - "A Night at the Cinema"

A BFI Compilation

Marking the centenary of the start of World War I, this glorious miscellany of comedies, adventure films, travelogues and newsreels recreates a typical night out at the cinema in 1914

Sun 7th - 5.00pm - "A Farewell to Arms"

Dir. Frank Borzage
USA 1932 | Black and White | 88 mins
Cast: Gary Cooper, Helen Hayes, Adolphe Menjou, Mary Philips.

Now beautifully restored by Lobster Films, A Farewell to Arms is released to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I