Autumn/Winter Programme 2018 – Season 71 Part 1
A Fantastic Woman
Screening Date: 10th September 2018
Reaction Index Score: 85%
Film Details: Chile 2017 | Director: Sebastian Lelio | Certificate: 15
Marina, a transgender woman who works as a waitress and moonlights as a nightclub singer, is bowled over by the death of her older boyfriend.
Gods Own Country
Screening Date: 24th September 2018
Reaction Index Score: 78%
Film Details: UK 2017 | Director: Francis Lee | Certificate: 15
Spring. Yorkshire. Young farmer Johnny Saxby numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker for lambing season ignites an intense relationship that sets Johnny on a new path.
Screening Date: 8th October 2018
Reaction Index Score: 78%
Film Details: Australia 2017 | Director: Warwick Thornton | Certificate: 15
Australian western set on the Northern Territory frontier in the 1920s, where justice itself is put on trial when an aged Aboriginal farmhand shoots a white man in self-defence and goes on the run as a posse gathers to hunt him down.
The Red Turtle
Screening Date: 22nd October 2018
Reaction Index Score: 86%
Film Details: France 2016 | Director: Michael Dudok De Wit | Certificate:PG
A man is shipwrecked on a deserted island and encounters a red turtle, which changes his life.
Screening Date: 5th November 2018
Reaction Index Score: 92%
Film Details: Spain/Argentina 2015 | Director: Cesc Gay | Certificate: 15
Julián receives an unexpected visit from his friend Tomás, who lives in Canada. The two men, accompanied by Julián’s faithful dog, Truman, will share emotional and surprising moments prompted by Julián’s complicated situation.
Screening Date: 19th November 2018
Reaction Index Score: 70%
Film Details: Italy 2017 | Director: Jonas Carpignano | Certificate: 15
In A Ciambra, a small Romani community in Calabria, Pio Amato is desperate to grow up fast. At 14, he drinks, smokes and is one of the few to easily slide between the region’s factions – the local Italians, the African refugees and his fellow Romani. When his brother disappears, Pio sets out to prove he’s ready to step into his big brother’s shoes but soon finds himself faced with an impossible decision that will show if he is truly ready to become a man.
The Other Side of Hope
Screening Date: 3rd December 2018
Reaction Index Score: 71%
Film Details: Finland 2017 | Director: Aki Kaurismaki | Certificate: 12A
A poker-playing restaurateur and former traveling salesman befriends a group of refugees newly arrived to Finland.
Bombshell – The Hedy Lamarr Story
Screening Date: 17th December 2018
Reaction Index Score: 88%
Film Details: USA 2017 | Director: Alexandra Dean | Certificate: 12
The life and career of the hailed Hollywood movie star and underappreciated genius inventor, Hedy Lamarr.
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town
Screening Date: 28th December 2018
Reaction Index Score: no score collected
Film Details: USA 1936 | Director: Frank Capra | Certificate: U
The Film Society’s first ever film. Longfellow Deeds, a simple-hearted Vermont tuba player, inherits a fortune and has to contend with opportunist city slickers.