Reactions to Water

7 February 2019 Vivek Shinde 0

The second of our CFS Extra was well appreciated. It received a score of high score of 92.79 A selection of your comments: An incredibly poignant, moving message LOUD & CLEAR. Beautifully portrayed A powerful and moving film, which highlights aspects of India’s disturbing and not too distant past A serious subject matter, dealt with respectfully, without undue tugs at the emotions and good humour used appropriately Wonderful film. Story good [cont'd.]

Our next film: Vagabond

6 February 2019 CFS Committee 0

Our next film on Tuesday 19 Feb at 19:45, is Vagabond. This is the third in our  CFS Extra series featuring films by women directors. Directed by Agnes Varda in 1985, it is about Mona (Sandrine Bonnaire), who is found frozen in a ditch in the South of France in winter. In flashback we follow the picaresque progress that led her there. A documentary-style masterpiece from a great survivor of [cont'd.]

Our next film: Water

5 February 2019 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on Tuesday 5 February at 19:45, is Water. The second in our CFS Extra series featuring the films of women directors, it was directed by Deepa Mehta, an Indo-Canadian screenwriter and producer,  and released in 2005. In Benares (Varanasi) in north-east India, a child bride, widowed at the age of eight, is forced to enter a kind of nunnery and stay there for the rest of her life. The [cont'd.]