Directors: Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris ● Starring: Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough, Alan Cumming.
In 1973’s male-dominated tennis scene, top female players are goaded into challenge matches by publicity-hungry ex-champion Bobby Riggs (Carell) – and US Open winner Billie Jean King (Stone) feels compelled to accept. As King prepares for their televised Battle of the Sexes, her private life is transformed by her relationship with hairdresser Marilyn Barnett (Riseborough).
Three stars on top form, the directors of Little Miss Sunshine and screenwriter Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire) deliver an ace! Screened in association with LGBT History Mo
Please note: this is a Babes in Arms Screening, bringing a baby is not compulsory, but we cannot guarantee silence in the auditorium and the lights will not be fully dimmed. Sound will also be at a lower level than usual and people may need to move around.
With one showing at 11am ONLY.