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During late March the committee members have had a number of email discussions about arrangements for the current and the next season. A number of ideas were floated about possible methods for selecting films for the 2020/211 season for which we would normally have had meetings in April and May. We also considered options for reimbursing members for their loss incurred by the cancellation of films in the current season. One idea put forward appeared to solve most of our difficulties and has been accepted as the way forward.

The current season is to be extended to the end of this year with a break over the summer to mid October. We will then show some or all of the cancelled films in the period up to Christmas. The 2021 season will be a short one January to June with prices pro-rota to a normal season. We would then hopefully be back to our usual arrangements with the 2021/22 season starting in October 2021

In our 50th season we are screening as double bills some previously shown films by popular directors.  The films shown on the left may now be shown in the autumn.

April and May 2020

CANCELLED 1 April 2020:
Disobedience

Forbidden romance in a strict Jewish community in north London.

CANCELLED 8 April 2020:
Sicilian Ghost Story

Luna’s first boyfriend Giuseppe vanishes and she tries to locate him by dreaming.

CANCELLED 15 April 2020:
Woman at War

Can an Icelandic eco warrior/saboteur manage to stay a step ahead of the authorities?

CANCELLED 22 April 2020:
Columbus

An unlikely meeting at an Indiana hospital creates an odd couple.

CANCELLED 29 April 2020:
Capernaum

A Beirut child sues his parents for giving birth to him, before ending up caring for a stranger’s baby.

Wednesday 6 May 2020:
The Guilty

A police officer in race against time on answering an emergency call from a kidnapped woman.

Wednesday 13 May 2020:
Happy as Lazzaro

A tale of Lazzaro, a young peasant, and Tancredi, a young nobleman, and their friendship.

Wednesday 20 May 2020:
The Workshop

A creative writing group for teens takes a violent turn in this summer school drama.

Wednesday 27 May 2020 :
Manhattan

A TV writer frets about his job, his relationships, his friendships and his life generally. (OFS 1981)

Wednesday 27 May 2020:
Talk to Her – at 8.15pm

Two comatose women bring together the two men who care for them. (OFS 2004)

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