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:
|MAY FILM FESTIVAL|
|Thursday||4th May||7.30pm||A Bigger Splash (15)||The idyllic Italian vacation of a famous rock star recovering from a throat operatioin, with her filmaker boyfriend, is disrupted by the unexpected visit of an old friend and his daughter. Stars Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes and Matthais Scoenaerts.|
|Thursday||11th May||7.30pm||Race (PG)||Jesse Owens' quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy.|
|Thursday||18th May||7.30pm||Sing Street (12A)||SING STREET takes us back to 1980s Dublin seen through the eyes of a 14-year-old boy looking for a break from a home strained by his parents' relationship and money troubles, while trying to adjust to his new school where the kids are rough and the teachers are rougher. To impress a girl he forms a band. Presented by The Link as part of their fund-raising Friendship week - all tickets £6 can be booked at ticketsource.co.uk/thelink.|
|Sunday||21st May||3pm||A United Kingdom (12A)||A UNITED KINGDOM tells the inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of modern Botswana, and Ruth Williams, the London typist he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. Stars David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike. Presented by The Link as part of their fund-raising Friendship week - all tickets £6 can be booked at ticketsource.co.uk/thelink.|
|Thursday||25th May||7.30pm||In Circles (tba)||We are delighted to showcase local film talent, with this feature made by a local film producer and not yet released in UK - includes Q&A with writer/directors Ian Manson and Jonnie Hurn. The clandestine world of crop circles is threatened when an ambitious TV journalist plans to expose the truth drawing her into the enigma of lights, Celtic mythology and UFOs to discover both the beauty and danger in the mystery she seeks.|
Or just turn up! Doors open at least 30 minutes before the performance.
More information: wokinghamfilmsociety.com.