The committee of Cheltenham Film Society would like to wish all our members a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. The programme starts again on 8 January with the excellent A Fantastic Woman (see below). There are nine films after that, including three in our CFS Extra series, which this season is devoted to three women directors: Jane Campion, Deepa Mehta and Agnès Varda.
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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.]
Sadly, our current season has now come to an end. We hope you enjoyed it. The new season will start in September. The viewing panel are currently selecting the film programme. After that the brochure will be printed and the website updated to allow membership applications via PayPal. Existing members get priority for the new season. In July, members will receive an email inviting them to rejoin. If you have [cont'd.]