Featured2019-20 Our 90th Season

Between October 2019 and March 2020 the Guild is screening around 60 films, three a week:

  • Sunday afternoon, usually starting at 4.30pm
  • Sunday evening, starting at 7pm
  • Friday evening, starting at 8pm

Membership starts at just £25.

You can join online, or in person at any screening.

A full online list of screenings is available here, and a PDF of the paper programme here.

All the films we show are grouped into two, three or five film seasons. The films in a season are linked by genre (e.g. British Silent Films), director (e.g. Edward Yang), star (e.g. Michèle Morgan), or theme (e.g. Classics of Soviet Cinema).

 

FeaturedNext Screenings

The Old Dark House

From the "The Old Dark House | Gothic Horror" season

James Whale | USA | 1932 | 72 minutes

Seeking shelter from a storm, five travelers are in for a bizarre and terrifying night when they stumble upon the Femm family estate. Cast: Boris Karloff, Charles Laughton, Eva Moore, Gloria Stuart, Melvyn Douglas, Raymond Massey

Friday 25th October at 8:00 PM  | Unreserved seating |


Under the Roofs of Paris

From the "90th Season Celebration" season

Rene Clair | France | 1930 | 92 minutes

In this irrepressibly romantic portrait of the crowded tenements of Paris, a street singer and a gangster vie for the love of a beautiful young woman.

Sunday 27th October at 4:30 PM  | Unreserved seating |


Fanfan la Tulipe

From the "Classic Swashbuckling Adventure" season

Christian-Jaque | France | 1952 | 99 minutes

A devil-may-care romantic action-comedy. Fanfan (Gerard Philipe) joins King Louis XV's army to avoid marriage, getting himself into close scrapes and tight squeezes on his way to fighting in the Seven Years' War.

Sunday 27th October at 7:00 PM  | Unreserved seating |


The Haunting

From the "The Old Dark House | Gothic Horror" season

Robert Wise | UK | 1963 | 112 minutes

A scientist doing research on the paranormal invites two women to a haunted mansion. One of the participants soon appears to be losing her mind. Cast: Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, Richard Johnson, Russ Tamblyn, Fay Compton.

Friday 1st November at 8:00 PM  | Unreserved seating |


The Threepenny Opera

From the "90th Season Celebration" season

G.W. Pabst | Germany | 1931 | 110 minutes

Follows underworld antihero Mackie Messer (a.k.a. Mack the Knife) as he tries to woo Polly Peachum and elude the authorities. The classic on-screen adaptation of the Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's Weimar-era theatrical sensation.

Sunday 3rd November at 4:30 PM  | Unreserved seating |


The Horseman on the Roof

From the "Classic Swashbuckling Adventure" season

Jean-Paul Rappeneau | France | 1995 | 129 minutes

In 1832, as cholera ravages Provence, a young officer (Olivier Martinez) gallantly tries to help a young woman (Juliette Binoche) find her husband. "Pure cinema, made of action, beauty, landscape and passion, all played with gusto, and affection." (Roger Ebert)

Sunday 3rd November at 7:00 PM  | Unreserved seating |


Last Year’s Programme and Brochure Available for Reference (2018-19)

Between October 2018 and March 2019 the Guild is screening over 60 films, three a week:

  • Sunday afternoon, usually starting at 4.30pm
  • Sunday evening, starting at 7pm
  • Friday evening, starting at 8pm

You can join online, in person at any screening, or by completing and returning the print form

Membership starts at just £20.

A full online list of screenings is available here and a PDF copy of the print brochure is available here.

All the films we show are grouped into two, three or five film seasons. The films in a season are linked by genre (e.g. British Silent Films), director (e.g. Edward Yang), star (e.g. Michèle Morgan), or theme (e.g. Classics of Soviet Cinema).