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May 2024 screening and community updates from ActOne cinema in Acton

Acton’s ActOne’s May 2024 programming will bring the Acton Carnival celebration, two Royal Ballet performances, Royal Opera House live broadcast of Carmen (and a recorded encore), another addition to our climate emergency series followed by a live Q&A, and plenty of films and events.

We are currently showing Challengers and Kidnapped and expecting The Fall Guy to join our programme on Thursday.

We will host our Board Games Night on 1 May from 6 pm. Free entry, all enthusiasts and all levels are welcome!

Royal Opera House live broadcast: Carmen on 1 May from 6:45 pm. The recorded encore of Carmen is scheduled for 7 May at 6:30 pm.

Thursday 2 May at 2 pm offers a modified screening of CHALLENGERS, a highly anticipated love triangle tennis drama starring Zendaya, Mike Faist and Josh O’Connor. Relaxed screenings are weekly autism and dementia-friendly performances designed primarily for our neurodivergent guests. We accept CEA cards and carers and PAs go free.

The Fall Guy, nicknamed a power ballad of a film, starring Ryan Gosling and Emily Blunt at their comedic best joins our programme on 2 May at 8:30 pm.

One more special on 2 May, a brand new “full-voltage visceral” production of MACBETH, starring Tony and BAFTA winner Ralph Fiennes and Olivier Award winner Indira Varma. Filmed live at Dock X, a custom-built theatre space in London, Macbeth is showing from 7:15 pm.

4 May at 1:30 pm we will host the Acton Carnival warm-up event, celebrating with live music, panel discussion and films. Please book your free ticket via Ticketsource.

From 8 pm on 4 May, Trent Pieterse Trio bring their live jazz music to the lounge.

5 May at 2 pm will belong to the extra screening of MACBETH.

On 7 May at 11:30 am our Carers & Babies club will present The Fall Guy and at 6:30 pm the recorded encore of Royal Opera House Carmen.

8 May at 6 pm see the monthly short film open mic night, Sound & Vision. Tickets are only £7 for two hours of short films of all genres and networking drinks at the lounge afterwards.

9 May at 1 pm offers a Relaxed Screening of the action comedy The Fall Guy.

11 May at 2 pm presents The Trust Fall: Julian Assange followed by a live Q&A with representatives from The Assange Defense Committee. Details will be published on the cinema’s website very soon.

12 May at 2:15 pm welcomes back the extremely popular Suburban Steps To Rockland: The Story of The Ealing Club, followed by a live Q&A with the director Giorgio Guernier and the producer Alistair Young.

19 May at 2 pm offers National Theatre Live: NYE, an epic Welsh fantasia with captivating Michael Sheen as Nye Bevan and his dream of NHS.

22 May holds two special screenings:

Classic Matinee will show The Man In The White Suit at 2 pm, seniors pay only £5 and are invited to enjoy free tea and coffee and socialise at our lounge.

Royal Ballet: The Winter’s Tale will be broadcast LIVE for one night only at 7:15 pm.

Ealing Repair Café will bring their Mend & Natter on 22 May between 2 – 4 pm where they’ll teach you how to mend your clothes.

25 May at 2:30 pm offers Best Documentary winner at Tribeca Festival, Between The Rains, a beautiful coming-of-age documentary filmed over 4 years. Another part of our Climate Emergency series, followed by a live Q&A with the director Andrew H. Brown.

We will close another busy month on 30 May with our wonderful Open Mic Night. Sign up from 7:30 pm, performances start at 8 pm on a first-come, first-served basis.

For dance lovers, Screen 1 from 7:20 pm on 30 will show Message In A Bottle, a spectacular dance-theatre show with a mix of exhilarating dance styles, high-energy footwork and breath-taking athleticism from a five-time Olivier Award nominee, Kate Prince.

Our usual weekly staples like Carers & Babies Club Tuesdays, closed-captioned screening Wednesdays, relaxed screening Thursdays and our evolving programme can be seen and tickets booked at

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