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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

Double Suicide

From the "Masahiro Shinoda" season

Masahiro Shinoda | Japan | 1969 | 104 minutes

In this striking adaptation of a Bunraku puppet play, a paper merchant sacrifices family, fortune, and ultimately life for his erotic obsession with a prostitute.

Friday 18th October at 8:00 PM  | Unreserved seating |


Piccadilly

From the "90th Season Celebration" season

E.A.Dupont | UK | 1929 | 108 minutes

A young Chinese woman (Anna May Wong), working in the kitchen at a London dance club, is given the chance to become the club's main act which soon leads to a plot of betrayal, forbidden love and murder.

Sunday 20th October at 4:30 PM  | Unreserved seating |


Criss Cross

From the "Dark Corners" season

Robert Siodmak | USA | 1948 | 88 minutes

An armored truck driver and his lovely ex-wife conspire with a gang to have his own truck robbed on the route. Cast: Burt Lancaster, Yvonne De Carlo, Dan Duryea

Sunday 20th October at 7:00 PM  | Unreserved seating |


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 |


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).