The Cheltenham International Film Festival has increased the discount it is giving CFS members on its Women in Film programme from 10 per cent to 50 per cent (cheltfilm.com). The five films included are Capernaum (May 27), Mug (May 28), Happy as Lazzaro (May 30), Mary Queen of Scots (May 30) and Birds of Passage (June 1). Members should already have received an email giving them the code they need to unlock [cont'd.]
Plans are advanced for the Cheltenham International Film Festival, directed by CFS member Leslie Sheldon. It will take place between 27 May and 1 June at various venues around Cheltenham and will include a competition for new films, a tribute to Mike Leigh, a premiere of a British feature starring Bill Nighy and a tribute to Polish cinema. There will also be numerous master-classes and talks. More information on our [cont'd.]
Thanks to all who attended our Fantastic Films event at The Playhouse Theatre. We hope you enjoyed the programme.
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Thank you to everyone who supported our Jazz at the Movies event at the Cheltenham Playhouse. It was an experiment for us to return to CFS’s 1970s home and to put on an event open to the general public. The response was very positive. In terms of film ratings, the most well-liked film was also the oldest. Stormy Weather, from 1943, garnered a 94 per cent appreciation score. “Astonishingly brilliant in [cont'd.]