News About the 2017/18 Season

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 – £36 (up £1)
Joint Membership – £66 (up £2)
Concessionary (over 60 and student) membership – £33 (up £1)

Guest memberships will remain unchanged for 2017-18.

New season’s films
The following films have been provisionally selected for inclusion in next season’s programme, subject to availability and confirmation:

After Love (France 2016)
Dans la Cour (France 2014)
Graduation (Romania 2016)
A Man called Ove (Sweden 2015)
Paterson (USA 2016)
Tharlo (China 2015)
Aquarius (Brazil/France 2016)
A Date for Mad Mary (Ireland 2016)
The Handmaiden (South Korea 2016)
Neruda (Chile, Argentina, France, Spain 2016)
A Quiet Passion (UK/Belgium 2016)
Toni Erdmann (Germany 2016)
Blue Velvet (classic USA 1986)
Elle (France 2016)
The Innocents (France/Poland 2016)
The Olive Tree (Spain/Germany 2016)
The Salesman (Iran/France 2016)
The Unknown Girl (Belgium/France 2016)
Certain Women (USA 2016)
Frantz (France 2016)
Letters from Baghdad (US/UK/France 2016)
The Other Side of Hope (Finland 2017)
Sweet Bean (Japan France Germany 2015)

As in previous seasons, 3 films will be chosen from those released in the summer and autumn after the programme is confirmed.

Change of email address
Please note that the email contact address for general enquiries is changing. The address printed in the programme and shown on the website – – has been shut down and enquiries should now be sent to

Other Hotmail addresses remain unchanged for the time being.

The Committee