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Our next film: Dheepan

22 February 2017 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on Tuesday 7 March at 19:45, is Dheepan, a topical and humane film about immigration. Directed by Jacques Audiard, who gave us the excellent Rust And Bone, it tells the story of a Tamil Tiger fighter who [cont'd.]

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Reactions to Alice In The Cities

22 February 2017 John Morrish 0

Mixed opinions about Alice In The Cities, with an appreciation score of 73.08 per cent. Some comments: “A beautiful film, thoughtful and subtle. A gem. Thank you.” “Loved it, but don’t know why. Great choice.” “Beautiful to look at: wonderful [cont'd.]

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Our next film: Girlhood

25 January 2017 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on 14 February 2017 at 7:45pm, is Girlhood, a startling insight into teenage life in the mainly black estates surrounding Paris. Marieme is bored and oppressed by her family life and schooling. So she drops out, changes her name and appearance, [cont'd.]

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Reactions to Marguerite

11 January 2017 CFS Committee 3

Marguerite hit the right note with members this week, scoring 84.16 per cent on our appreciation scale. Some comments: “Best film ever.” “French comedy/tragedy at its best. Superb performances from all the key characters.” “A beautiful and touching film.” “Brilliant film [cont'd.]