History on Film – First World War
Advance booking is essential and tickets are available at www.cinemagic.org.uk
From the award-winning book by Michael Forman, War Game is a beautifully animated story showing the ability of human spirit to exist even in the harshest conditions. It follows a group of young Englishmen to the trenches of the First World War and the realisation of their dream to play football for England, be it only during a Christmas day ceasefire in 1914.
A tale of incredible loyalty, hope and tenacity set against the sweeping canvas of the First World War. When Albert and his young horse Joey are forced apart by war, we follow Joey’s extraordinary journey as he changes and inspires the lives of everyone he meets.
Set in the years leading up to the start of the First World War The Railway Children illustrates a time of political uncertainty, paranoia and social anxiety. After the enforced absence of their father, three children move with their mother to Yorkshire, where during their adventures they attempt to discover the reason for his disappearance.