The ‘winners’ of each of 10 seasons, from 2017 (top left), back to 2008 (bottom right).

We are gradually adding our list of the past seasons and scores to this website.

Chiltern Film Society – for independent films on your doorstep

We run a season of 15 international independent films, shown on selected Wednesdays at 8pm, September to May, at The Elgiva Theatre, Chesham.

Chiltern Film Society is run by a committee of volunteers and was founded in 1969. We are proud to say that our 2019–2020 season will be our 51st season! And we are steadily growing from strength to strength. We choose our programme of films which are then booked and shown by the Elgiva as part of their public screenings, with guaranteed admission for Chiltern Film Society members for the 8pm showing.

Members receive programme notes and a voting slip on signing in for each film. These votes form our ‘members’ ratings’ for each film.

Non-members may also attend Chiltern Film Society films at the full price at 8pm depending on availability. For non-member ticket queries please contact The Elgiva. (Please note that the 1pm screening of each film are not included in CFS membership)


Venue: Elgiva Theatre, Chesham

Committee for 2019–20 season

  • Paul Vates, Chair
  • Claire Bull
  • Andy Burrows, Treasurer
  • Mary Burgess, Membership Secretary
  • Mike Daniels
  • John Graves
  • Sarah Helm
  • Ruth Juett
  • Claire Llewellyn
  • Chris Marsh
  • David Turner
  • Jon Wallis (Hon. President)
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