Spring Season 2015

16th April - 27th June 2015

The summer season will begin on Friday 24th July and will run until Saturday 29th August. Films will be shown on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings always at 7pm for a 7.15pm start. The film list will not go live on the website until Wednesday 22nd July to give current members a chance to book first. Booking will commence on Monday 20th July but a postal application can be sent at anytime and will be dealt with on the afternoon of the 20th in the order we receive applications. If you would like to obtain a summer season film list please send a cheque for three pounds to cover a summer season membership, made payable to "Southwold Film Society" to 1 Barnaby Green, Southwold, Suffolk. IP18 6AP. Also enclose a SAE for us to return your membership card and film list. Thank you

The Hard Problem - National Theatre Live

Thursday, 16 April, 2015

NIcholas Hytner's last NT production with this new play by Tom Stoppard. All tickets for this performance are £10 and are available to non members.

Running Time:
240 minutes
Year of Release:
Not Applicable
Rated:
Not Applicable

Season Complete

To Kill A Mockingbird

Friday, 1 May, 2015

From the Harper Lee novel, Gregory Peck as Atticus Finch, a lawyer defending a black man in the deep South during the Depression. With Robert Duvall. Top rate drama.

Running Time:
129 minutes
Year of Release:
1962
Rated:
PG

Season Complete

Interstellar

Saturday, 2 May, 2015

Christopher Nolan's epic and spectacular sic-fi movie in which a group of space explorers seek a new planet to save mankind. With Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway and Michael Caine. Won the Oscar for Achievement in Visual Effects.

Running Time:
119 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
12A

Season Complete

Undertaking Betty

Friday, 8 May, 2015

Brenda Blethyn, Alfred Molina, Christopher Walken and Lee Evans in a funny Welsh story featuring undertakers. Not for the recently bereaved!

Running Time:
94 minutes
Year of Release:
2002
Rated:
12A

Season Complete

Attila Marcel

Saturday, 9 May, 2015

From Sylvain Chomet (Belleville Rendezvous), a strange but delightful film featuring a talented pianist unable to speak following a childhood trauma. Features some great music and an interesting jib door. French with subtitles.

Running Time:
102 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
12

Season Complete

Man and Superman: National Theatre Live

Thursday, 14 May, 2015

Ralph Fiennes in the Bernard Shaw classic. All tickets £10. Doors open at 6.45pm

Running Time:
minutes
Year of Release:
Rated:
N/A

Season Complete

Birdman

Friday, 15 May, 2015

(Or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)- Michael Keaton as a washed up actor who once played a superhero but is now trying to restore his life via a Broadway show. Winner of several Oscars including Best Picture

Running Time:
119 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
15

Season Complete

National Gallery

Saturday, 16 May, 2015

Ace documentary film-maker Frederick Wiseman's excellent film about this incredible institution that we all take for granted.

Running Time:
180 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
12A

Season Complete

The Theory of Everything

Friday, 22 May, 2015

True story featuring the early life of Stephen Hawking struggling with the mysteries of the universe and the problems of his own impending disability. With Oscar winning Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones.

Running Time:
123 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
12A

Season Complete

Paddington

Saturday, 23 May, 2015

A young peruvian bear, fond of all things British, arrives at Paddington station where he is fortunate to meet the Browns. With Hugh Bonneville, Julie Walters and Michael Gambon.

Running Time:
95 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
PG

Season Complete

Babes in Arms

Friday, 29 May, 2015

Busby Berkeley directs Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney as two talented young artists trying to make their way in show business. Includes "Good Morning', "You are my lucky star" and 'Broadway rhythm". B/W

Running Time:
94 minutes
Year of Release:
1939
Rated:
U

Season Complete

Black Sea

Saturday, 30 May, 2015

A group of adventurers plot to recover a wartime Nazi U boat rumoured to be loaded with gold. Tense thriller with Jude Law and David Threlfall.

Running Time:
114 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
15

Season Complete

Home at Seven

Friday, 5 June, 2015

Great British fare with Ralph Richardson, Jack Hawkins and Margaret Leighton in this brilliantly acted, gripping R.C.Sherriff story also directed by Richardson. B/W

Running Time:
82 minutes
Year of Release:
1952
Rated:
U

Season Complete

Testament of Youth

Saturday, 6 June, 2015

Based on the autobiography of Vera Brittain, a coming of age story set during WW1. The Keighley and Worth Valley Railway is featured!

Running Time:
129 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
12A

Season Complete

Downhill

Friday, 12 June, 2015

Funny British film in which four middle-aged schoolfriends re-unite to tackle the very scenic coast to coast walk from St Bees in Cumbria to Robin Hood Bay in North Yorkshire

Running Time:
98 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
15

Season Complete

Shall we Dance

Saturday, 13 June, 2015

RKO Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers musical featuring Gershwin gems such as “They all Laughed” and “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off”. Sublime dancing as usual. B/W

Running Time:
109 minutes
Year of Release:
1937
Rated:
U

Season Complete

Ida

Friday, 19 June, 2015

Beautiful Polish film feauring a young novitiate nun in the 1960s on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a dark family secret dating back to the days of Nazi occupation. Oscar winner - Best Foreign Language film. Polish with subtitles.

Running Time:
82 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
12A

Season Complete

Boyhood

Saturday, 20 June, 2015

Richard Linklater’s portrayal of the childhood of a boy, Mason, filmed over 8 years with the same cast. With Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette (Best Supporting Actress.)

Running Time:
165 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
15

Season Complete

Northern Soul

Friday, 26 June, 2015

- In 1974, an uplifting musical story of two northern boys inspired by American soul music. With Steve Coogan, Ricky Tomlinson

Running Time:
102 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
15

Season Complete

Selma

Saturday, 27 June, 2015

Fifty years on, a chronicle of Martin Luther King’s historic 1965 march to Selma, Alabama in the cause of equal rights. With David Oyelowo and Tim Roth.

Running Time:
128 minutes
Year of Release:
2014
Rated:
12A

Season Complete

2018 Season Dates

WINTER

26th January to 31st March

SPRING

20th April to 6th June

SUMMER

27th July to 1st September

AUTUMN

19th October to 15th December

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.