OU Film reaches season end

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The current season of Open Film Society screenings draws to a close this Wednesday evening with the English film, The Homesman (inset).

Mary Bee Cuddy (played by Hilary Swank) bravely volunteers to transport three women from Nebraska back east to Iowa.

The women have become mentally ill from the rigours and brutality of frontier life. On the way she enlists the help of ‘homesman’ George Briggs, played by Tommy Lee Jones, and who also directed the work.

It airs, as is traditional, at the Open University Hub Theatre from 6.30pm, and clocks in at a touch over two hours long.

To book, or for more information visit www.openfilmsociety.co.uk

> More indie-film action presents itself with the Friday Night Film sessions at MK Gallery, which this week presents last year’s issue, Grandma.

A teenager facing an unplanned pregnancy seeks help from her acerbic grandmother, a woman who is long estranged from her daughter...

Grandma begins at 7.30pm and admission is £5, falling to £3 for concessions.

Buy tickets at www.mkgallery.org

> Calling all those among you who are craving a little good-time back porch music with added splatterings of harmonica, washboard and delta guitar.

On Friday night The King Biscuit Boys will crumble for you at The Three Locks Pub in Stoke Hammond.

Join them from 8pm and get set for a session of picking, strumming, sucking, blowing, scratching, sliding and tapping good-time sounds.