Wokingham Film Society
See schedule below
Whitty Theatre, Luckley House School, Luckley Road, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 3EU
Formed in 2013 to bring independent cinema back to Wokingham, Wokingham Film Society usually screens on the 2nd Thursday each month, at:
The Whitty Theatre, Luckley House School, Luckley Road, Wokingham RG40 3EU. (How to get there)
CURRENT FILM PROGRAMME:
|Thursday||11th January||7.30pm||My Cousin Rachel (12A)||Daphne du Maurier classic mystery gets a reboot from director, with Rachel Weisz taking the ambiguous heroine/villain lead role originally taken by Olivia de Havilland in the 1952 original. A young man plots revenge against the widow he believes murdered his cousin, but his plans are shaken when he comes face to face with the enigmatic beauty.|
|Thursday||25th January||7.30pm||Frantz (12A)||Stars Pierre Niney and Paula Beer. In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious Frenchman who visits the fiancé's grave to lay flowers. A relationship develops leading to complex personal conflicts for both the young widow and the Frenchman.|
|Thursday||8th February||7.30pm||The Florida Project (15)||Set amongst families living in poverty in budget motels in Orlando, we follow the adventures of two 6 yr old girls who run amok unsupervised, getting under the feet of Bobby, the tough but tender manager (2018 Golden Globe nominee Willem Defoe) of the Magic Castle Motel, where Moonee lives with her explosive mother.|
|Thursday||22nd February||7.30pm||Victoria and Abdul (PG)||Abdul Karim arrives for the Queen's golden jubilee. The young clerk is surprised to find favour with the queen. As Victoria questions the constrictions of her long-held position, the two forge an unlikely & devoted alliance that her household & inner circle try to destroy. Stars Judi Dench who has been nominated for Best Actress in this year's Golden Globes.|
|Thursday||8th March||7.30pm||Mustang (15)||CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL WOMENS DAY. In Turkey, Lale & her 4 sisters walking home from school, play innocently with some boys. This "immorality" sets off a scandal with unexpected consequences. The family home is transformed into a prison; homemaking instruction replaces school & marriages start being arranged. The sisters rebel.....|
|Thursday||12th April||7.30pm||Loving Vincent (12A)||Unique in the history of film and depicted entirely in oil painted animation (in the style of Van Gogh himself), a young man comes to the last hometown of painter Vincent van Gogh to deliver the troubled artist's final letter and ends up investigating his final days there.|
Or just turn up! Doors open at least 30 minutes before the performance.
More information: wokinghamfilmsociety.com.