Swindon Film Society

Tickets for Swindon Film Society can exclusively be booked from swindonfilm.org.uk

The Blue Kaftan (12A)

Wed 25 Oct 2023 at 7.45pm Morocco | Romance/Drama | 2hrs

Halim and Mina run a traditional caftan store in one of Morocco's oldest medinas.  They find their relationship turned upside down by the arrival of a handsome new apprentice.

Hive (15)

Wed 1 Nov 2023 at 7.45pm Albania | Drama | 1hr 24 min

Fahrije’s husband has been missing since the end of the Kosovan war.  She sets up her own business to provide for her children but is opposed by the local patriarchal society.

Official Competition (15)

Wed 22 Nov 2023 at 7.45pm Spain | Comedy/Drama | 1hr 55 min

A wealthy businessman hires a famous film-maker and a stellar team to help make a smash hit film.  Penélope Cruz is a deadpan dream in this wicked film-world satire.

Winners (15)

Wed 13 Dec 2023 at 7.45pm Iran | Family/Drama | 1hr 25 min

In a small Iranian town, the children work hard to support their families. One day nine-year-old Yahya and his friend Leyla find a precious statue.  Sharing a passion for cinema, they decide to find the owner.

Joyland (15)

Wed 3 Jan 2024 at 7.45pm Pakistan | Drama | 126 mins

The youngest son in a traditional Pakistani family takes a job as a back-up dancer in a Bollywood-style burlesque and quickly becomes infatuated with the strong-willed trans-woman who runs the show.

Bergman Island (15)

Wed 17 Jan 2024 at 7.45pm France/USA | Romance/Drama | 113 mins

A married couple spend a working retreat on the Swedish island of Faro in the Baltic Sea, that inspired Ingmar Bergman, in order to write screenplays for their upcoming films.  The lines between reality and fiction start to blur.

Broker (15)

Wed 31 Jan 2024 at 7.45pm South Korea | Crime/Drama | 129 mins

Ha Sang-hyeon is the owner of a hand laundry and volunteers at the nearby church, where his friend Dong-soo works.  The two men run an illegal business together, occasionally stealing babies from the church and selling them on the adoption black market.

One Fine Morning (PG)

Wed 14 Feb 2024 at 7.45pm France | Romance/Drama | 112 mins

With an ailing elderly father, a young single professional woman lives with her eight-year-old daughter.  While struggling to secure a decent nursing home, she runs into an old friend with whom she embarks on an affair.

Cairo Conspiracy (15)

Wed 28 Feb 2024 at 7.45pm Egypt | Spy/Drama | 112 mins

A fisherman's son becomes the pawn for Egypt's political elites in exchange for a place at an Islamic University in Cairo, in this tense spy thriller that challenges religious and secular corruption.

The Night Of The 12th (15)

Wed 13 Mar 2024 at 7.45pm France | Crime/Drama | 115 mins

It is said that every investigator has a crime that haunts them, a case that hurts them more than the others, without them necessarily knowing why.  For Yohan that case is the murder of Clara.

Armageddon Time (15)

Wed 27 Mar 2024 at 7.45pm USA | Family/Drama | 112 mins

A 12-year-old boy grows up with dreams of becoming an artist.  A deeply personal coming-of-age story about the strength of family and the generational pursuit of the American Dream.  Stars Anthony Hopkins.