Pasolini and Italian Cinema

18 September 2017 John Morrish 0

Anyone interested in Italian cinema and the work of Pier Paulo Pasolini, director of The Gospel According to Matthew (above), might like to attend a special meeting of the Cheltenham Italian Society on Wednesday 11 October. The speaker is Dr Fabrizio di [cont'd.]

New season for CKFS

10 September 2017 John Morrish 0

Charlton Kings Film Society has a new website and a new programme of films, starting on 15 September with the acclaimed Manchester By The Sea.   Films will be show on Friday evenings through until May at the Sacred Hearts Parish [cont'd.]

Der Rosenkavalier

2 September 2017 John Morrish 0

There’s an interesting event in Oxford on Sunday 15 October. The Oxford Lieder Festival will be showing the 1926 silent film of Richard Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier with live orchestral accompaniment. The music will be provided by the Orchestra of the [cont'd.]

The Playhouse presents

30 August 2017 John Morrish 0

CFS is not the only place to watch films in Cheltenham. The Playhouse in Bath Road becomes a cinema several times a year and it is worth exploring. In September it is putting on five films, starting on 25 September [cont'd.]

Last call for Mr Gilliam

23 August 2017 John Morrish 0

The Shush Bar’s series of Terry Gilliam films comes to an end on Tuesday 29 August with Monty Python’s Life of Brian, the cleverest and funniest of the group’s ventures into cinema. The Shush Bar is at the back of The [cont'd.]