Our Next Viewing Session…

This spring we are holding another two-stage event, at venues in the east and west of the region:

Sunday 26 March, Thornbury
Sunday 9 April, Calstock


Engaging Spanish fable from the team who made Oscar® nominated Even the Rain – director Iciar Bollain and screenwriter and Ken Loach collaborator, Paul Laverty. Latest release from Cinema for All’s Booking Scheme.
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This much-acclaimed documentary, capturing life on the Italian island of Lampedusa on the frontline of the migrant crisis, won the Golden Bear at the 2016 Berlin Film Festival: jury president, Meryl Streep described the film as “urgent and imaginative”.
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Oscar® winner “Best Picture” and “Best adapted screenplay”, just released in UK cinemas, this is a gripping portrait of contemporary African-American life. Barry Jenkins tells the story in three beautifully filmed passages with understated performances shattering stereotype after stereotype.
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Isabelle Huppert gives a note-perfect performance as an academic whose life starts to unravel, appearing in every scene in Mia Hansen-Løve’s latest feature which won her Best Director at Berlin in 2016.
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Laura Carmichael, Downton Abbey‘s Lady Edith, and Alice Lowe lead an all-star British cast in this bizarre comedy that takes the audience on a road-trip packed with surprises.
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American independent director Kenneth Lonergan has crafted an emotional tour-de-force drawing a career-best performance from Casey Affleck that earned him deserved Best Actor Golden Globe and Actor awards.
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Thornbury – 26 March

CALSTOCK – 9 April

Any member of community cinema/film society organising committee, signed up with Cinema for All or C Fylm, is welcome to come along to either event – or both!

You can pay by cheque or on-line, direct to the BFFS South West bank account – HSBC:
Sort Code: 40 09 19
Account No: 82664402 .
Please identify your transfer by either THORN or CALST.

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Sunday 26th March – Armstrong Hall, Thornbury

We return to the Armstrong and Cossham Halls in Thornbury, as guests of Thornbury Picture House.
The South Gloucestershire town is close to the M5, just north of Bristol.
Click on the postcode for a map BS35 2BJ
There is free car parking to the left of the hall.
Remember that the clocks go forward on 26th March – don’t forget to re-set your alarm!
Catering: As usual, the ticket price includes lunch, offering a choice of a meat or vegetarian lasagne; please make the choices of your party clear on the application form. If you require a vegan alternative, there’s a space on the form but let us know as soon as possible so that the caterers can make arrangements. There will also be refreshments throughout the day including cake!

Sunday 9th April – Calstock Arts

After the success of the Viewings in Hayle and Lostwithiel, we are delighted to be collaborating again with Claire Marshall and Carn to Cove, and our hosts are one of their new venues, Calstock Arts based in the Old Chapel on the banks of the river Tamar about 7 miles from Tavistock.
There’s a map here PL18 9QX
Free parking is available in the main village car park and at Calstock station.
Catering: Freshly made quiche (vegetarian or non-vegetarian) is on the menu, with a selection of salads. Followed by a choice of lemon or Banoffee puddings. Plus cakes!
Please remember to say on your application how many veg./non-veg. in your party.