Thursday, 29 October 2015

NOVEMBER FILM - 'Of Horses And Men' 9th November 8:15pm at The Connaught

November's offering is the Icelandic film 'Of Horses & Men' about romance between humans blossoming through a bond with horses.

Described as a "short, sharp, startling little movie" by The Guardian, and "Like 'Last of the Summer Wine' directed by Ingmar Bergmann" by The Telegraph, it interweaves 6 tales linked by horses, and backdropped with the stunning Icelandic countryside.

Cost is £7 to non-members, although it is free for members (£35/year for 12 films a year) and members also get use of our extensive DVD library for free, plus free entry to our Christmas party. Details of how to join are here


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Monday, 28 September 2015

OCTOBER FILM - 'Timbuktu' Monday 12th October 8.15pm at The Connaught

October's offering from Worthing Film Club is the celebrated 2014 French / Mauritanian film 'Timbuktu' that was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Film at the 2015 Oscars.

"Timbuktu is a cri de coeur against violence and intolerance, but what makes it so unusually compelling as a protest film is that it's also a richly poetic work of cinema - witty, beautiful and even, sobering though it is, highly entertaining." 5/5 The Observer

Price is £7 for non members / Free for members. Membership costs £35 / year for 12 films plus free use of our DVD library.

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Tuesday, 11 August 2015

SEPTEMBER FILM - 'A Touch Of Evil' Monday 7th Sept 8.15pm at The Connaught

September's film is Orson Welles' 1958 noir classic 'A Touch of Evil'. Beginning with one of the most impressively choreographed one track shots in cinematic history, the film delves deep into the dark underbelly of corruption on the Mexican / American border with a suitable brooding Welles as the cop on the wrong side of the law.

A real gem of a film, and a rare chance to see the re-mastered print on the big screen.

Cost is £7 for non-members, or free for members who gain access to 12+ films a year plus have free use of our extensive DVD library.

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AUGUST FILM - Wild Tales Monday 3rd Aug 8.15pm

August screening is the highly acclaimed Argentinian film 'Wild Tales' which was nominated for Best Foreign Film at the Academy Awards.

Based around a series of vignettes on the theme of revenge it is a stylish darkly comedic film that will make you think twice about crossing someone.











Post script:

WILD TALES was a massive hit with the audience - by far the best reaction we have ever had to a film.
Of those who voted 72% thought it 'Outstanding' / 26% 'Very Good' / 2% Good with 0 Average or Poor giving it a WFC score of 9.38 / 10 ( compared to IMDB 8.2) which blows IDA out of the water (WFC score of 8.82 / 10) for film of the year and indeed all time best WFC score. We have the film on DVD so if you missed it members canborrow it to see what all the fuss was about.











Tuesday, 16 June 2015

WELCOME TO WORTHING FILM CLUB






Welcome to the Worthing Film Club website. We are a film society running since 2007 who screen films that don't get an airing in our town. From older classics to great independent films & gems from World Cinema, films are screened every month either at the Connaught Studio cinema or other select venues around Worthing.

Screenings are free to members, but non-members can attend paying £5 at other venues or £7.50 at the Connaught Studio.


Membership is £30 a year which includes:
  • Admission to 12 screenings a year
  • Free use of our extensive DVD library (members can take out 2 films a month)
  • Free admission to our annual Christmas Party with free drinks and food
Want to join? email us on worthingfilmclub@gmail.com
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Films we screened last year:
Possession, The Look of Silence, Loveless, Mediterraneo, Cleo from 5 to 7, 120bpm
My Winnipeg, Still Walking, The Square, I Am Not A Witch. plus a range of short films at our well renowned Christmas party.

Past years films:
Elle, Mustang, Hunt For The Wilderpeople, Under The Shadows, Son Of Saul, Mon Oncle, Tangerine, The Assassin, Dheepan, The Lobster,, Taxi Tehran, A Touch Of Evil, Timbuktu, Of Horses and Men, Wild Tales, Duke Of Burgundy, The Lunchbox, Two Days One Night, Ida....


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Monday, 15 June 2015

JULY FILM: '71' - Monday 6th July 8.15pm at the Connaught

July's film is the much praised '71' (UK 2014 dir Yann Demange), a tale of a young soldier who gets separated from his unit during a riot in Belfast and has to make his way back through the hostile streets.

In some ways a flipside to Carol Reed's 'Odd Man Out' (1947) which had a republican outlaw making his way through the backstreets of post-war Belfast, '71' has met with universally good reviews "a taut nail-biting thriller" (The Guardian), "blindingly strong"(The Telegraph), with a strong central performance from Jack O'Connell ('This Is England') as the young soldier stranded in an alien and deadly landscape.



The film is at 8.15pm at The Connaught, Worthing. It is free for members, or £7 for non-members. Membership is £35 / year for 12 films, and includes use of the Worthing Film Club DVD library, and also allows reduced price entry for guests.  Details of how to join can be found here

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