What's on: FILM

What's showing at local film clubs.

Wokingham Film Society

Wokingham Film Society


See schedule below


Whitty Theatre, Luckley House School, Luckley Road, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 3EU

How to get there.

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)



Thursday11th January7.30pmMy 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.
Thursday25th January7.30pmFrantz (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.
Thursday8th February7.30pmThe 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.
Thursday22nd February7.30pmVictoria 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.
Thursday8th March7.30pmMustang (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.....
Thursday12th April7.30pmLoving 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.

Tickets are competitively priced at £6.50, £4 for members (see website for details of how to join) and can be booked online at ticketsource.co.uk/wfs.

Or just turn up! Doors open at least 30 minutes before the performance.

More information: wokinghamfilmsociety.com.

Reading Film Theatre

Reading Film Theatre


See schedule below


Palmer Building, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 2AH

How to get there & car parks.

Note: some films are in the the Minghella Building, which is next door to the Palmer Building.

Reading Film Theatre was established 40 years ago as an independent cinema with a policy to show the best films from around the world. RFT receives no grants and hires the largest auditorium from the University on a regular basis, using its own equipment and employing RFT staff, many of whom are volunteers.

The cinema is open to everyone. Being based on a university campus, it screens films only during term time. It aims to screen at least one foreign language film (subtitled in English) each week, the rest of the programme being a mix of both mainstream and independent cinema, primarily from the UK and North America.


Spring 2018 Film Programme:

Tuesday9th JanuaryPalmer Building7.45pmBreathe (12A) (more info)
Thursday11th JanuaryPalmer Building8pmMarie Curie : The Courage of Knowledge (F-Rated) (more info)
Tuesday16th JanuaryPalmer Building7.45pmFilm Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (15) (more info)
Wednesday17th JanuaryPalmer Building7.45pmSongs (As Canções) (PG) (more info)
Thursday18th JanuaryPalmer Building8pmDe Plus Belle (12A) (more info)
Tuesday23rd JanuaryPalmer Building8pmLoving Vincent (12A) (more info)
Wednesday24th JanuaryPalmer Building7.45pmCartola – Music For The Eyes (Cartola – Música Para Os Olhos) (15) (more info)
Thursday25th JanuaryPalmer Building7.45pmThe Killing of a Sacred Deer (15) (more info)
Tuesday30th JanuaryPalmer Building7.45pmMother! (18) (more info)
Wednesday31st JanuaryPalmer Building7.45pmThe Music According To Antonio Carlos Jobim
(A Música Segundo Tom Jobim) (U)
(more info)
Thursday1st FebruaryPalmer Building7.45pmCall Me By Your Name (15) (more info)
Tuesday6th FebruaryPalmer Building8pmMountains May Depart (Shan he gu ren) (12A) (more info)
Wednesday7th FebruaryPalmer Building7.45pmElis (15) (more info)
Thursday8th FebruaryPalmer Building7.45pmThe Florida Project (15) (more info)
Tuesday13th FebruaryPalmer Building8pmI Am Not a Witch (12A) (more info)
Wednesday14th FebruaryPalmer Building7.45pmTropicália (12) (more info)
Thursday15th FebruaryPalmer Building7.45pmStronger (15) (more info)
Tuesday20th FebruaryPalmer Building7.45pmThe Disaster Artist (15) (more info)
Wednesday21st FebruaryPalmer Building7.45pmChico – Brazilian Artist (Chico – Artista Brasileiro) (PG) (more info)
Thursday22nd FebruaryPalmer Building8pmLost In Paris (Paris pieds nus) (12A) (more info)
Tuesday27th FebruaryPalmer Building7.45pmThree Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (15) (more info)
Wednesday28th FebruaryPalmer Building7.45pmWhere The Owl Sleeps (Onde A Coruja Dorme) (15)
+ Q&A With Márcia Derraik
(more info)
Thursday1st MarchPalmer Building8pmMenashe (U) (more info)
Tuesday6th MarchPalmer Building8pmBoy (15) (more info)
Wednesday7th MarchPalmer Building7.45pmTitãs – Life Even Looks Like A Party
(Titãs – A Vida Até Parece Uma Festa) (15)
(more info)
Thursday8th MarchPalmer Building7.45pmBattle of the Sexes (12A) (more info)
Tuesday13th MarchPalmer Building7.45pmEven When I Fall (+ Q&A) (more info)
Wednesday14th MarchPalmer Building7.45pmElza (PG) (more info)
Thursday15th MarchPalmer Building7.45pmThe Darkest Hour (PG) (more info)
Tuesday20th MarchPalmer Building8pmLoveless (Nelyubov) (15) (more info)
Wednesday21st MarchPalmer Building7.45pmThe Miracle Of Santa Luzia (O Milagre De Santa Luzia) (U)
+ Q&A With Sérgio Roizenblit And Luciano Maia
(more info)
Thursday22nd MarchPalmer Building7.45pmThe Post (cert tbc) (more info)
Click to book tickets online

FREE parking available after 5.30pm - park only in a marked space.

Tickets: £5 for members; £8 for non-members; £7 for non-member concessions (seniors, students or unemployed). Annual membership £25 (Students £12). Members may reserve seats.

Book tickets online at TicketSource (Booking fee applies) or call the Box Office on 0118 378 7151.

Doors open 45 minutes before the performance.

More information: readingfilmtheatre.co.uk.

Stand Up Cinema at Rising Sun Arts Centre

Visit Rising Sun Arts Centre website

Visit Rising Sun Arts Centre website

3rd Friday each month


Rising Sun Arts Centre, 30 Silver Street, Reading RG1 2ST

How to get there.

On the third week of every month we dim the lights and whip out the popcorn for a hidden gem or long-forgotten classic.

Future films to be announced

Short films by local artists/film makers shown before feature at 7.30pm.

Main feature at 8.00pm

Tickets: £4.

Contrary to popular myth, chairs are actually provided at the Rising Sun's Stand-Up Cinema nights.

More information: www.risingsunartscentre.org.

By the way, if you'd like to show a short film why not drop a line to us by email. They don't have to be the finished article, just ten minutes long or less...