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)
SPRING 2019 FILM PROGRAMME:
|Colette (15)||Starring Kiera Knightly and Dominic West. An exhilarating, funny and gorgeous biopic of the rise of Collette, a country girl turned writer forced to pen novels in her husband's name. As the novels become more successful and her husband's free spending libertine ways create problems, she demands the recognition she deserves|
|Can You Ever Forgive Me? (15)||Stars Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant - both Oscar nominated for their roles. An adaptation of the memoir "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" relays the true story of the best-selling celebrity biographer Lee Israel. When she is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack.|
|On Her Shoulders (12a)||Nadia Murad, a 23-year-old Yazidi, survived genocide and sexual slavery committed by ISIS. Repeating her story to the world, this ordinary girl finds herself thrust onto the international stage as the voice of her people. An arresting documentary, which features an impassioned speech to the UN by Amal Clooney. A special presentation for refugee week, in association with Reading Refugee Support Group. Includes introductory speaker and discussion.|
|Departures (12)||"MEMBERS CHOICE" – FREE TO MEMBERS. Yôjirô Takita's 2009 Best Foreign Language Oscar winner, a subtle and moving tale about a Japanese cellist forced to change direction when his orchestra closes down leaving him and his young wife in financial difficulties. His surprising choice of new career takes him on a profound and sometimes comical journey uncovers, through a close association with death, the wonder, joy and meaning of life and living. This film, beautifully shot in a wintry landscape against a backdrop of the snow capped mountains.|
Or just turn up! Doors open at least 30 minutes before the performance.
More information: wokinghamfilmsociety.com.