No Image

Getting ready for the 2019-2020 season

10 June 2019 John Morrish 0

Plans are well advanced for our 2019-2020 season. We believe this will be our 74th year, although we did miss one or two seasons in the middle somewhere when the committee fell apart (it happens). The film selection panel has chosen the main programme for next year. This time there will be 13 new films announced in advance, plus two to be chosen in the course of the season to [cont'd.]

No Image

Do you have any Film Festival feedback?

10 June 2019 John Morrish 0

It was good to see members at the recent Cheltenham International Film Festival. It was an ambitious event, with a total of 31 feature films of various lengths, genres, vintages and provenances being shown around the town. The venues used included Cineworld, the Parabola Arts Centre, the Frog & Fiddle and the Wilson Art Gallery. There were visits from Mike Leigh, Steven Berkoff, Josie Rourke, Carl Hunter and several Polish [cont'd.]

No Image

Mailing list

27 November 2018 John Morrish 0

It’s a shame to nag, but we really need you to join our email list. We’re trying to do the right thing by GDPR, which means we can only email you about forthcoming events and innovations if you specifically give us permission. There are sign up forms all over the site. We promise we will only email you when we have something worthwhile to tell you about, we will not sell [cont'd.]

Jazz at the Movies at the Playhouse

9 May 2018 John Morrish 0

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.]

No Image

Season’s end

25 April 2018 CFS Committee 0

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.]