New film one: Apollo 11

30 October 2019 John Morrish 0

Our first new film, unannounced at the beginning of the season, will be Apollo 11. We will be showing it on Tuesday 3 December at 19:45. Apollo 11 is a remarkable documentary about the first mission to the moon, directed [cont'd.]

Reactions to Sweet Country

30 October 2019 John Morrish 0

A generally favourable response to Sweet Country, with a few sharp exceptions. It achieved an appreciation score of 79.19 per cent. Some comments: “A visually captivating film. A reminder of how appallingly the native Australians were treated. A moving film.” [cont'd.]

Shoplifters

30 October 2019 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on Tuesday 5 November at 19:45, is another intriguing tale of urban Japanese life by CFS favourite Hirokazu Kore-eda. A couple working part-time supplement their inadequate income by shoplifting, with help from the whole extended family. Then [cont'd.]

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Musicals! report

27 October 2019 John Morrish 0

We’re pleased to say our autumn event, Musicals!, was a great success. We drew at least 125 people across the three films, far ahead of the target of 95 laid down for us by the BFI. The after-show party was [cont'd.]

Reactions to Custody

23 October 2019 John Morrish 0

Last night’s film, Custody, was much appreciated, with an appreciation score of 84.93 per cent. Attendance was 315. Some of your comments: “Incredible, moving, thought-provoking film. Wonderful acting.” “Brilliantly realistic and quite uncomfortable watching.” “But terrifying. Also I wonder if [cont'd.]