Saturday 10th February – Special Day In The Dark Programme (not 3rd February as previously notified)
Sunday 11th February 8pm
Hell or High Water (America. 2016. Director David Mackenzie. Cert. 15. 1hr 42mins)
In Texas, unemployed oil worker Toby Howard is losing his ranch to the bank. When his brother Tanner Howard is released from the prison, they team up to rob the bank. Texas Ranger Marcus Hamilton and his Indian descendant partner Alberto Parker try to anticipate the next move of the thieves.
David Mackenzie is a Scottish film director and co-founder of the Glasgow-based production company Sigma Films. He has made nine feature films including Young Adam (2003), Hallam Foe (2007), Perfect Sense (2011) and Starred Up (2013). In 2016, Mackenzie’s film Hell or High Water premiered at Cannes. The American Film Institute selected it as one of its ten Movies of the Year and it was nominated for numerous awards, including four Oscar nominations at the 89th Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, Best Original Screenplay and Best Film Editing. It also received Golden Globe nominations for Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor for Bridges and Best Screenplay.