No6 Cinema Film Highlights For January

Join Portsmouth’s number one independently run cinema, No6 Cinema, this month for a host of top films not to be missed.

No. 6 Cinema is Portsmouth’s only independent film-house, situated in Boathouse No. 6 of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, a building which itself is steeped in historic culture having been built long ago in 1846. No6 is the proud home to the largest screen on the south coast.

See a full list of No6 Cinema’s forthcoming film lineup here:

1. Sorry To Bother You

Thursday 17th January 7:00pm.

Expect the unexpected in Boots Riley’s directorial debut, Sorry to Bother You — an outrageously surreal look at capitalism, corporate greed, and fractured workplace dynamics. In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, California, struggling telemarketer Cassius Green discovers a magical key to professional success - adopting a ‘White Voice’ - which propels him into a macabre universe.

2. The Old Man & The Gun

Thursday 24th January 4:15pm.

The Old Man & The Gun is based on the true story of Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford), from his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Casey Affleck), who becomes captivated with Forrest’s commitment to his craft, and a woman (Sissy Spacek), who loves him in spite of his chosen profession.

3. Mary Poppins Returns

Saturday 26th January 7:00pm

Mary Poppins returns to the Banks’ household in a spectacular new story. Using her magical skills, she takes the Banks’ children on an animated adventure, full of unexpected surprises and musical sequences, to help bring joy and wonder back into their lives.

4. Free Solo

Friday 25th January 7:00pm.

From award-winning documentary filmmaker E. Chai Vasarhelyi and world-renowned photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin, the directors of Meru, comes Free Solo a stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of free soloist climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock ... the 3,200-foot El Capitan in Yosemite National Park … without a rope. Celebrated as one of the greatest athletic feats of any kind, Honnold’s climb set the ultimate standard: perfection or death. Succeeding in this challenge places his story in the annals of human achievement.

Free Solo is an edge-of-your seat thriller and an inspiring portrait of an athlete who challenges both his body and his beliefs on a quest to triumph over the impossible, revealing the personal toll of excellence.