Season Three Films (2007/08) Download Season Three Programme

Most of our screenings use a standard DVD and the classifications shown here are for that medium. Where a DVD ("Video") certification is not available, the film's original theatrical rating is used. Click the IMDb and BBFC logos for more information about each film. The BBFC links are for the original theatrical releases because these usually have more detailed information about content. Timings are for the DVD version, which for technical reasons are always slightly shorter than the theatrical version.

2 October 2007
The Queen
UK (2006) 99 mins; Dir: Stephen Frears; Stars: Helen Mirren, Michael Sheen
Witty & ingenious look at the moment that rocked the House of Windsor: the week that followed the sudden death of Princess Diana.
6 November 2007
South Africa/UK (2005) 90 mins; Dir: Gavin Hood
This adaptation of Athol Fugard's novel about a young gang leader offers rare insight into South African life after apartheid. Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film 2005.
4 December 2007
The Ladykillers
UK (1955) 87 mins; Dir: Alexander Mackendrick; Stars: Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers, Katie Johnson
The last of the Ealing comedies, this classic affectionately celebrates the quaint tradition of English innocence.
5 February 2008
Melinda and Melinda
US (2004) 95 mins; Dir: Woody Allen; Stars: Radha Mitchell, Will Ferrell, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Chloe Sevigny
Radha Mitchell stars as an archetypal Woody Allen intellectual, having her life shown from two perspectives - tragic and comic.
4 March 2008
The Wind that Shakes the Barley
UK (2006) 122 mins; Dir: Ken Loach; Stars: Cillian Murphy
Set in the lead-up to the Irish Civil War of 1922, this is an epic, romantic yet hardheaded thriller about the human costs of guerilla warfare. Cannes Palme d'Or winner.
1 April 2008
Das Leben der Anderen (The Lives of Others)
Germany (2006) 132 mins; Dir: Florian Henckel van Donnersmarck; Stars: Ulrich Mühe
Mühe plays a GDR agent in a rare and fascinating snapshot of life behind the Berlin Wall. Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film 2006.
6 May 2008
Tuesdays with Morrie
US (1999) 89 mins; Dir: Mick Jackson; Stars: Jack Lemmon, Hank Azaria
When a successful sportswriter discovers that his old professor is ill, he forms a close bond with him and learns what is really important in life.