Autumn Season 2023

6TH OCTOBER - 27TH DECEMBER 2023

JOIN US THIS AUTUMN SEASON FOR A WONDERFUL SELECTION OF FILMS TO CHEER AND INSPIRE. TO BOOK PLEASE EMAIL boxoffice@southwoldcinema.co.uk BOOKINGS ARE DEALT WITH IN THE ORDER WE RECEIVE THEM ON MONDAY 2ND OCTOBER

SIX MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT

Friday, 6 October, 2023

Atmospheric thriller based on true events in 1939 - the tale of a German girls' boarding school, accommodating daughters of the German High Command, in the seaside town of Bexhill. With Judi Dench, Jim Broadbent and Eddie Izzard.

Running Time:
99 minutes
Year of Release:
2020
Rated:
12A

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THE UNLIKELY PILGRIMAGE OF HAROLD FRY

Saturday, 7 October, 2023

Poignant and touching story about a man who unexpectedly decides to visit an old friend, Queenie, who is dying in Berwick-on-Tweed, 600 miles away from his Devon home. With Jim Broadbent and Penelope Wilton.

Running Time:
108 minutes
Year of Release:
2023
Rated:
12A

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FROM TIME TO TIME

Friday, 13 October, 2023

Haunting ghost story, written by Julian Fellowes from the novel by Lucy M. Boston. Featuring Maggie Smith, Timothy Spall, Pauline Collins and Dominic West.

Running Time:
92 minutes
Year of Release:
2009
Rated:
PG

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A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN

Saturday, 14 October, 2023

Tom Hanks, Geena Davis and Madonna star in this very funny film about the All-American Women's Baseball League set up during WW2 to fill the vacuum in the game due to the war effort. Tom Hanks as the initially disinterested coach is brilliant.

Running Time:
128 minutes
Year of Release:
1992
Rated:
PG

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THE TRUMAN SHOW

Friday, 20 October, 2023

Jim Carrey and Laura Linney in a very entertaining and thought provoking comedy in which a real man is unknowingly the subject of a vast soap opera broadcast to the world. The location used is the delightful real town of Seaside, Pensacola, Florida.

Running Time:
108 minutes
Year of Release:
1998
Rated:
PG

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THE GREAT BUSTER

Saturday, 21 October, 2023

Documentary by Peter Bogdanovich about the great comic genius Buster Keaton, much appreciated here, and featuring all the best sequences from his films.

Running Time:
102 minutes
Year of Release:
2018
Rated:
PG

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BARBIE

Friday, 27 October, 2023

Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling in director Greta Gerwig's very interesting portrayal of fantasy and reality.

Running Time:
114 minutes
Year of Release:
2023
Rated:
12A

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OPPENHEIMER

Saturday, 28 October, 2023

The story of the American scientist J.Robert Oppenheimer, and his role in the development of the atomic bomb. With Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt and Robert Downey Jr.

Running Time:
180 minutes
Year of Release:
2023
Rated:
15

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HONEYLAND

Friday, 3 November, 2023

Hatidze is probably the last bee hunter in Macedonia but her world is threatened by an itinerant family who turn up and invade her land. Fascinating.

Running Time:
89 minutes
Year of Release:
2019
Rated:
12

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MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL

Saturday, 4 November, 2023

King Arthur and is Knights of the Round Table embark on a surreal, low-budget search for the Holy Grail encountering many very silly obstacles. "Tis but a scratch". Very funny and surprisingly atmospheric.

Running Time:
91 minutes
Year of Release:
1975
Rated:
12A

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23 WALKS

Friday, 10 November, 2023

Romantic, gentle and funny story of love in later life with Alison Steadman and David Johns, who meet whilst dog-walking.

Running Time:
102 minutes
Year of Release:
2020
Rated:
12A

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AMAZING GRACE

Saturday, 11 November, 2023

Atmospheric story centred on William Wilberforce (Ioan Gruffudd), and his unlikely but eventual parliamentary victory over the slave trade. With great cast including Albert Finney, Romola Garai, Michael Gambon, Toby Jones and Georgie Glen.

Running Time:
118 minutes
Year of Release:
2006
Rated:
PG

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A MONTH BY THE LAKE

Friday, 17 November, 2023

Picturesque film with a tangle of love interest featuring Vanessa Redgrave, Edward Fox and Uma Thurman in a tale set in 1937 by Lake Como.

Running Time:
92 minutes
Year of Release:
1995
Rated:
PG

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MISSION IMPOSSIBLE - DEAD RECKONING

Saturday, 18 November, 2023

Great Tom Cruise epic.

Running Time:
163 minutes
Year of Release:
2023
Rated:
12A

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THE SEAGULL

Friday, 24 November, 2023

Annette Bening, Saoirse Ronan and Elisbath Moss in this Chekhov masterpiece in which an actress and her lover visit the estate of her elderly brother.

Running Time:
98 minutes
Year of Release:
2018
Rated:
12A

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INDIANA JONES AND THE DIAL OF DESTINY

Saturday, 25 November, 2023

Harrison Ford and Phoebe Waller-Bridge in the latest adventure, a race against time to prevent dark forces activating an ancient device.

Running Time:
154 minutes
Year of Release:
2023
Rated:
12A

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THE LOST LEONARDO

Friday, 1 December, 2023

A documentary that plays like a thriller. Is the Salvator Mundi (Saviour of the World) and originally purchased for $1,175 really the male Mona Lisa.

Running Time:
96 minutes
Year of Release:
2021
Rated:
15

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CREATION

Saturday, 2 December, 2023

Paul Bettany as naturalist Charles Darwin struggling between faith and science as he tries to complete "The Origin of Species) with Jim Carter and Toby Jones.

Running Time:
108 minutes
Year of Release:
2009
Rated:
PG

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FRED AND GINGER NIGHT

Friday, 8 December, 2023

All the best Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers song and dance sequences from the RKO films. Curated by James Pyke.

Running Time:
120 minutes
Year of Release:
2023
Rated:
U

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ROALD AND BEATRIX - THE TALE OF A CURIOUS MOUSE

Saturday, 9 December, 2023

A 6 year old Roald Dahl goes to meet his heroine. Atmospheric comedy with Dawn French, Rob Brydon and Bill Bailey.

Running Time:
70 minutes
Year of Release:
2020
Rated:
PG

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THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL

Wednesday, 27 December, 2023

Michael Caine as Scrooge and the muppet gang in a very entertaining take on the classic Christmas story.

Running Time:
86 minutes
Year of Release:
1992
Rated:
U

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2024 Season Dates

WINTER

3rd February - 16th March

SPRING

13th April - 15th June

SUMMER

TBC

AUTUMN

TBC

Seasons

The Society runs three ten week seasons a year, Autumn, Winter and Spring, with films on Friday and Saturday nights. Also a five week summer season showing films on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Friday and Saturdays. There is a break of about three weeks between seasons with entertaining tours of the building being organised during those periods. Occasionally we have a one day Film Festival, recent examples being “Ealing”, “Hitchcock”, and “Westfest”. In the summer we usually have a silent film accompanied by Tom Horton at the organ.

Ticket Prices

Stalls - Front Row = £6.00

Stalls - B-H = £7.00

Circle = £8.00

Royal Box = £15.00

Membership is required to book tickets.

Become a member

We run as a club, but there is no waiting list and anyone over 16 can join. Under 16s can attend as guests. The annual subscription is £10 but you can join for a season for £3.

Take the tour

Entertaining tours of the building are organised in our out of season periods . Click here to find out when the next one is.