News About the 2017/18 Season

Membership We remind members and anyone interested in joining the Society that they will be able to renew their membership for the new season from May 1. The opportunity will extend until May 31st. The Committee has agreed that there will be a small increase in fees for next season, as follows: Single Membership – … Read more

LFS Film Reviews at Eyes on Screen

Eyes on Screen, a film review website founded by students at the University of Lincoln, have kindly offered to support Lincoln Film Society by posting reviews of some of the titles being screened in our season. The site specialises in reviewing a range of films – blockbusters and independents as well as the latest TV … Read more

The Rise of Film Societies and Community Cinema

“What makes a movie a movie?” asks author and critic Nick Pinkerton in the latest issue of Sight and Sound, the BFI’s international film magazine. Pinkerton’s question came up in an in-depth article examining of the changing state of film-going in this country. The type of platform, the size of the screen, apps like Periscope, … Read more

The Other Side of Film

Since June 24th, I’ve been pondering the Referendum result and its implications for film and film societies. The future looks depressing. Film societies work in different ways but they all serve the same purpose, namely to bring their members the widest possible range of films, especially those not on the mainstream circuit. These come from … Read more