Our 52nd film season

9 September 2020

The Farewell (76%)

A wedding is hastily arranged so that a family’s grandmother can attend before she dies – two things she knows nothing about.

USA/China, 2019, Lulu Wang. Comedy/Drama, 1hr 40mins (PG)


23 September 2020

Bait (60%)

Martin is a fisherman without a boat, his brother Steven having re-purposed it as a tourist tripper. With their childhood home now a get-away for London money, Martin is displaced to the estate above the harbour.

UK, 2019, Mark Jenkin. Drama, 1hr 29mins (15)


7 October 2020

Wajib – The Wedding Invitation

(76%)

A father and his estranged son must come together to hand deliver his daughter’s wedding invitations to each guest as per local Palestinian custom.

Palestine/Germany, 2017, Annemarie Jacir. Drama, 1hr 36mins (15)


21 October 2020

Family Romance, LLC

(58%)

A man is hired to impersonate the missing father of a young girl.

USA, 2019, Werner Herzog. Drama, 1hr 29mins (12A)


Film screening tba.

Non-Fiction

Set in the world of Parisian publishing, an editor and an author struggle with their changing industry, their middle-class crises and, above all, their wives.

France, 2018, Oliver Assayas. Comedy/Drama/Romance, 1hr48mins (15)


6 January 2021 – (this film has subtitles)

Pain & Glory

An ageing film director, suffering from a chronic illness, reflects upon his life.

Spain/France, 2019, Pedro Almodóvar. Drama, 1hr 53mins (15)


20 January 2021 – (this film has subtitles)

3 Faces

Three actresses at different stages of their careers – one from before the Islamic Revolution, one currently famous and one longing to attend drama school.

Iran, 2018, Jafar Panahi. Drama/History, 1hr 40mins (15)


24 February 2021

The Lighthouse

On a remote and mysterious island in New England in the 1890’s, two lighthouse keepers try to stop themselves going insane…

USA/Canada, 2019, Robert Eggers. Drama/Fantasy/Horror, 1hr 49mins (15)


3 March 2021 – (this film has subtitles)

La Belle Époque

A man has his life shaken when an entrepreneur offers him the chance to jump to any time of his choice.

France/Belgium, 2019, Nicolas Bedos. Comedy/Drama/Romance, 1hr 55mins (15)


17 March 2021 – (this film has some subtitles)

The Perfect Candidate

Maryam is a doctor by profession, but surprises everyone in her town by running for office in the local city elections – how will the community accept its first female candidate?

Saudi Arabia/Germany, 2019, Haifaa al-Mansour. Drama, 1hr 44mins (PG)


24 March 2021

The Assistant

A day in the life of a powerful executive’s assistant. As events unfold, she becomes acutely aware of the insidious abuse she is suffering.

USA, 2019, Kitty Green. Drama, 1hr 27mins (15)


31 March 2021 – (this film has subtitles)

Portrait Of A Lady On Fire

It is the end of the 18th Century on a small island off Brittany. A young woman visits a female artist to have a wedding portrait painted.

France, 2019, Céline Sciamma. Drama/Romance, 2hrs 2mins (15)


21 April 2021

Never Rarely Sometimes Always

Due to an unintended pregnancy, two teenagers travel from rural Pennsylvania to New York City in order to seek out medical assistance.

USA/UK, 2020, Eliza Hittman. Drama, 1hr 41mins (15)


5 May 2021

Members’ Choice!

This film will be chosen by Members at the beginning of 2021 from a list, selected by the Committee, of films that have had recent releases.

To Be Confirmed


12 May 2021- (this film has subtitles)

Honeyland

When a family of nomadic beekeepers invade, one local woman, the last female bee-hunter in Europe, must save the wild bees and restore a natural balance.

Republic of North Macedonia, 2019, Stefanov & Kotevska. Documentary/Drama, 1hr 29mins (12A)


 

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