Saturday, November 24, 2012

A Separation - Saturday 1st December 2012

APPLETON FILM SOCIETY PRESENTS
A Separation

7.30pm Saturday 1st December 2012

Dir. Asghar Farhadi | 2011 | Persian | 123 mins | Cert. PG


Set in contemporary Iran, A Separation is a compelling drama about the dissolution of a marriage. Simin wants to leave Iran with her husband Nader and daughter Termeh. Simin sues for divorce when Nader refuses to leave behind his Alzheimer-suffering father. Her request having failed, Simin returns to her parents' home, but Termeh decides to stay with Nader. When Nader hires a young woman to assist with his father in his wife's absence, he hopes that his life will return to a normal state. However, when he discovers that the new maid has been lying to him, he realizes that there is more on the line than just his marriage.
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Friday, November 16, 2012

Sharon Gaytor speaks at the Reading Room

Pickering Running Club hosted a talk by world record holding athlete, Sharon Gaytor, in the Reading Room on Friday 16th November 2012.

Sharon Gayter from Guisborough, is one of the world’s top ultra distance runners. On 15th September 2006, Sharon’s long standing dream to break the Guinness World Record by running from Land’s End to John O’Groats came true; 837 miles in a blistering 12 days, 16 hours and 22 minutes and 3 seconds. In 2009, Sharon ran 140 miles (226km) to win the Commonwealth Championships gold medal. Only three women in the world ran better that year.

For more information about Sharon visit her web site at www.sharongayter.com.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Reading Room in the Gazette

The Reading Room has been featured in an article published by the Gazette and Herald (14/11/2012).

The 2 page article, written by feature writer Natalya Wilson was titled Read all about our green room. To read the original article on the Gazette and Herald web site follow this link.


Photo from the Gazette and Herald web site.