We would like to wish a Happy New Year to all our members. The season starts again on 7 January. After that there will be a further eight films, including one that is yet to be selected.
Our next film
Our film on Tuesday 4 February 2020 at 19:45 is Capernaüm, a searing 2018 drama from Lebanon. Set in Beirut, the film tells the story of 12-year-old Zain (Zain al Rafeea) as he escapes his chaotic home and makes a life in a shanty town with an Ethiopian immigrant and her baby. An astonishing piece of neo-realist cinema, using a non-professional cast: Zain was a Syrian refugee found in the [cont'd.]
A great deal of enthusiasm for our classic film, Dr Strangelove, and an excellent appreciation score of 87.3 per cent. Some of your comments: “The best this year – better than most films in the 56 years since! “A classic film. Glad I had the opportunity to see it.” “Stunning – so good to see it again. What a GREAT film! Thanks a million.” “Still chilling after all these years [cont'd.]