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||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.|
|Thursday||3rd May||7.30pm||Call Me by your Name (15)||Written by James Ivory and multi-award nominee. BAFTA winner for best adapted screenplay. In Northern Italy in 1983, seventeen year-old Elio begins a relationship with visiting Oliver, his father's research assistant, with whom he bonds over his emerging sexuality, their Jewish heritage, and the beguiling Italian landscape.|
|Thursday||24th May||7.30pm||Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (15)||Stars Jamie Bell and Annette Benning. Based on Peter Turner's memoir, the film follows the playful but passionate relationship between Turner (Bell) and the eccentric Academy Award-winning actress Gloria Grahame (Bening) in 1978 Liverpool. What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme fatale and her young lover quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner being the person Gloria turns to for comfort. Their passion and lust for life is tested to the limits by events beyond their control.|
|Wednesday||30th May||1.30pm||Summer Holiday (U)||Special dementia-friendly screening in association with the The Wokingham Borough Dementia Action Alliance. To provide a comfortable and enjoyable experience for people with dementia there will be an interval and subdued lighting will be kept on during the film. Complimentary refreshments will be provided afterwards. |
Directed by Peter Yates. The well-loved Cliff Richard classic musical featuring no less than 3 number one hit singles Summer Holiday and Bachelor Boy/The Next Time for Cliff himself and Foot Tapper for the Shadows. Also stars Melvyn Hayes (It Ain't Half Hot Mum), Una Stubbs and Lauri Peters.
|Thursday||14th June||7.30pm||The Death of Stalin (15)||Written and directed by Armando Iannuci (The Thick of It, Veep, In the Loop). "A sulphurous black comedy about backstairs Kremlin intrigue following the death of Joseph Stalin in 1953" 5* Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian.|
Or just turn up! Doors open at least 30 minutes before the performance.
More information: wokinghamfilmsociety.com.