Our next film: Land of Mine

7 November 2018 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on Tuesday 20 November at 19:45, is Land of Mine.  Directed by Martin Zandvliet and first released in the UK in 2017, this is a tense dramatisation of some little-known events at the end of the Second World War. German prisoners of war in Denmark were made to clear the country’s western beaches of landmines, with harrowing [cont'd.]

Our next film: Life Feels Good

31 October 2018 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on Tuesday 6 November at 19:45, is Life Feels Good.  This is a powerful, inspirational and sometimes very funny story about a young man growing up with cerebral palsy in post-Cold War Poland. It includes an astonishing central performance by able-bodied actor David Ogrodnik, whom some of you will remember from Ida. This is something of a coup for CFS, [cont'd.]

Our next film: double bill

10 October 2018 John Morrish 0

An innovation next time. On Tuesday 30 October we are showing two films: My Life as a Courgette and The Party. The first film will start at 19:45 and end at about 20:55. After that there will be a 20-minute interval, with The Party starting at 21:15. During the interval the bar will be open. If you like you will be able to order [cont'd.]

Our next film: Insyriated

26 September 2018 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on Tuesday 9 October, is Insyriated, an intense drama about a family pinned down in their apartment during the fighting in Damascus. The mother of the family tries to keep everyone safe while a sniper lurks across the courtyard. Directed by Philippe Van Leeuw, this is a very powerful and affecting film that explores the human consequences of [cont'd.]

Our next film: Maudie

19 September 2018 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on Tuesday 25 September at 19:45, is Maudie, starring Sally Hawkins and Ethan Hawke. It’s a biographical portrait of Maud Dowley (Hawkins), a painter of folk art in 1930s Nova Scotia, Canada. Maud is crippled by rheumatoid arthritis and treated as an idiot by the family with whom she lives. Then she finds herself a job as housekeeper [cont'd.]