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).

 

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Perversion Story

From the "Keith's 'Giallo' Favourites" season

Lucio Fulci | Italy | 1969 | 108 minutes

An unscrupulous doctor is accused of murdering his wife as part of an insurance scam, despite her apparent reemergence as a high-class stripper. "Quite a dark and seductive thriller...awfully stylish too." (Blu-ray.com)

Friday 15th November at 8:00 PM  | Unreserved seating |


Intimate Lighting

From the "Czech New Wave" season

Ivan Passer | Czechoslovakia | 1965 | 74 minutes

About the quixotic dreams of two musician friends who meet again after many years. "This delicate comedy proves perhaps the gentlest example of all Czech New Wave cinema and one of its genuine masterpieces." (Eye For Film)

Sunday 17th November at 4:30 PM  | Unreserved seating |


The Overcoat

From the "Alberto Lattuada" season

Alberto Lattuada | Italy | 1952 | 107 minutes

A poor city clerk is given the chance to buy a new overcoat, because he overhears some information at work which his boss wants to remain confidential. Adapted from a short story by Nikolai Gogol.

Sunday 17th November at 7:00 PM  | Unreserved seating |


The Bird with the Crystal Plumage

From the "Keith's 'Giallo' Favourites" season

Dario Argento | Italy | 1970 | 98 minutes

A writer and his girlfriend are stalked by a serial killer terrorizing Rome after the former witnesses a murder attempt on a woman's life. "A stylish 1970s slasher...A heady mix of art and artifice, sexuality and psychology, murder and madness." (Mark Kermode)

Friday 22nd November at 8:00 PM  | Unreserved seating |


The Private Life of Henry VIII

From the "Alexander Korda" season

Alexander Korda | UK | 1933 | 96 minutes

Charles Laughton is King Henry VIII, the ultimate anti-husband. Alexander Korda's first major international success is a raucous, entertaining, even poignant peek into the boudoirs of the infamous king and his six wives.

Sunday 24th November at 4:30 PM  | Unreserved seating |


Mafioso

From the "Alberto Lattuada" season

Alberto Lattuada | Italy | 1962 | 102 minutes

A dark comedy. When a good-natured factory supervisor returns to his native Sicily for a holiday with his family, a decades' old Mafia oath forces him to fulfill a nightmarish obligation.

Sunday 24th 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).