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||9th August||7.30pm||Kills on Wheels (15)||A Hungarian action-comedy about a wheelchair-bound assassin gang. "If you see one film about a Hungarian hitman in a wheelchair this year, make sure it’s this one." 3* Leslie Felperin, The Guardian.|
|Thursday||20th September||7.30pm||In Between (15)||Three Palestinian women living in an apartment in Tel Aviv try to find a balance between traditional and modern culture. "This bittersweet debut feature from Maysaloun Hamoud is a spiky treat." 4* Mark Kermode, The Guardian.|
|Sunday||30th September||7.30pm||The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (12A)||"London, 1946. A charismatic and free-spirited writer gets a letter from a member of a mysterious literary club started in Nazi-occupied Guernsey. Her curiosity piqued, she decides to visit the island and meets the delightfully eccentric members of the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, including Dawsey , the rugged and intriguing farmer who wrote her the letter. As the secrets from their wartime past unfold, Juliet's growing attachment to the island, the book club and her affection for Dawsey will change the course of her life forever." Rotten Tomatoes.|
Tickets are FREE to holders of National Lottery tickets as part of National Lottery Cinema Day.
|Thursday||11th October||7.30pm||Lean on Pete (15)||Charley, a teen living with his single father, finds work caring for an aging racehorse named Lean on Pete. When he learns Pete is bound for slaughter, the two embark on an odyssey across the new American frontier in search of a place to call home.|
|Thursday||18th October||time tba||TBA||Afternoon dementia-friendly screening with free tea/coffee and cake. All tickets £5.|
|Thursday||25th October||7.30pm||Get Out (15)||A young African-American visits his white girlfriend's parents for the weekend, where his simmering uneasiness about their reception of him eventually reaches a boiling point.|
|Thursday||15th November||7.30pm||Journey's End (12A)||Celebrating the centenary of the end of the First World War, we present this recent adaptation of the celebrated 1928 RC Sherif play. Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, it is the story of a group of British officers, led by the mentally disintegrating young officer Stanhope, as they await their fate.|
|Thursday||6th December||7.30pm||On Chesil Beach (15)||Based on Ian McEwan's novel. In 1962 England, a young couple find their idyllic romance colliding with issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.|
Or just turn up! Doors open at least 30 minutes before the performance.
More information: wokinghamfilmsociety.com.