Spring Season 2017

11th May - 13th July 2017

A season of wonderful films both old and new. Something for everyone to enjoy

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE - OBSESSION

Thursday, 11 May, 2017

Jude Law stars in this new stage adaptation, broadcast live from the Barbican Theatre

Running Time:
minutes
Year of Release:
2017
Rated:
15

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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE- WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF

Thursday, 18 May, 2017

Imelda Staunton stars in Edward Albee's landmark play, broadcast live from the Harold Pinter Theatre, London

Running Time:
minutes
Year of Release:
2017
Rated:
TBC

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A UNITED KINGDON

Friday, 19 May, 2017

Rosamund Pike and David Oyelowa in the true story in which the king of Botswana weds a white English woman with political and diplomatic consequences.

Running Time:
111 minutes
Year of Release:
2016
Rated:
12A

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ALLIED

Saturday, 20 May, 2017

Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard in WW2 drama featuring the activities of two undercover agents in France and England both countries being atmospherically and authentically portrayed. Good thriller too.

Running Time:
124 minutes
Year of Release:
2016
Rated:
15

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DAYS OF HEAVEN

Friday, 26 May, 2017

Richard Gere and Brooke Adams in Terrence Malick’s beautiful film set in the 1900s in which a man and his girl move from industrial Chicago to find work in the fields of Texas. Music by Ennio Morricone (Cinema Paradiso)

Running Time:
94 minutes
Year of Release:
1978
Rated:
PG

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FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM

Saturday, 27 May, 2017

Eddie Redmayne in the adventures of Newt Scamander amongst the magic community in New York 70 years before Harry Potter. Written by J. K. Rowling.

Running Time:
133 minutes
Year of Release:
2016
Rated:
12A

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THE EAGLE HUNTRESS

Friday, 2 June, 2017

Extraordinary true story of a thirteen year old girl called Aisholpan who becomes the first female in twelve generations to undertake this important role in her Kazakh family. Beautifully shot documentary. Kazakh with subtitles (hardly necessary, of course!)

Running Time:
87 minutes
Year of Release:
2016
Rated:
U

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STAR WARS - ROGUE ONE

Saturday, 3 June, 2017

The pre-saga events featuring the quest to pilfer the Death Star plans by the Rebel Alliance. Exciting space adventure with Felicity Jones, Diego Luna and Alan Tudyk. Somehow, Peter Cushing, who died in 1994, seems to be in it too, somehow.

Running Time:
133 minutes
Year of Release:
2016
Rated:
12A

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LA LA LAND

Friday, 9 June, 2017

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone in the oscar winning musical tale featuring a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress. 2016. 128m. 12A.

Running Time:
128 minutes
Year of Release:
2016
Rated:
12A

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NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE - PETER PAN

Saturday, 10 June, 2017

THE CLASSIC J M BARRIE TALE BROADCAST FROM THE BRISTOL OLD VIC

Running Time:
minutes
Year of Release:
2017
Rated:
TBC

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MY AFTERNOONS WITH MARGUERITTE

Friday, 16 June, 2017

Gerard Depardieu and Gisele Casadesus in charming story of a semi literate and lonely odd job man who bonds with a much older well-read woman. French with subtitles

Running Time:
82 minutes
Year of Release:
2010
Rated:
15

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LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS

Saturday, 17 June, 2017

A lighthouse keeper and his wife, living in a lighthouse off the coast of Western Australia, raise a baby they discover alone in a drifting rowing boat. With Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander.

Running Time:
133 minutes
Year of Release:
2016
Rated:
12A

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SALOME

Thursday, 22 June, 2017

An exciting new play by Yael Farber

Running Time:
minutes
Year of Release:
2017
Rated:
TBC

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ARRIVAL

Friday, 23 June, 2017

Intriguing sci-fi drama in which Amy Adams plays a linguist who is engaged by the US authorities to communicate with alien beings who suddenly arrive in strange seed-like craft to twelve locations around the world and have odd methods of communication. Or should we just shoot them, in case?

Running Time:
116 minutes
Year of Release:
2016
Rated:
12A

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MANCHESTER BY THE SEA

Saturday, 24 June, 2017

Powerful drama in which Casey Affleck, Michelle Williams and Kyle Chandler feature in a nautical story of a bereaved young man who becomes looked after by his depressed uncle.

Running Time:
137 minutes
Year of Release:
2016
Rated:
15

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FORTY SECOND STREET

Friday, 30 June, 2017

From the Gold List, the great 1933 musical with Dick Powell Ruby Keeler and Ginger Rogers and all choreographed by Busby Berkeley. A young dancer gets her chance to star in a Broadway show. Great music including “Shuffle off to Buffalo” and “42nd Street” BW

Running Time:
89 minutes
Year of Release:
1933
Rated:
U

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LION

Saturday, 1 July, 2017

With Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman. Based on a true story, a five year old boy gets lost in Calcutta and ends up being looked after by an Australian couple, living 300 miles away. 25 years later he sets out to find his lost family.

Running Time:
118 minutes
Year of Release:
2016
Rated:
12A

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20TH CENTURY WOMEN

Friday, 7 July, 2017

Funny and insightful story of a teenage boy, his mother and two other women in 1979 California. With Annette Bening, Elle Fanning and Greta Gerwig.

Running Time:
119 minutes
Year of Release:
2016
Rated:
15

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JACKIE

Saturday, 8 July, 2017

Natalie Portman as the most famous First Lady fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children and define the assassinated JFK’s historic legacy.

Running Time:
100 minutes
Year of Release:
2016
Rated:
15

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ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD

Thursday, 13 July, 2017

The 50th anniversary production by Tom Stoppard. With Daniel Radcliffe

Running Time:
minutes
Year of Release:
2017
Rated:
TBC

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2017 Season Dates

WINTER

27th January to 15th April

SPRING

11th May to 13th July

SUMMER

28th July to 2nd September

AUTUMN

6th October to 16th 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 = £6.00

Circle = £7.00

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.