Cheltenham Film Society (CFS) is a volunteer run film society, which was established in 1945. We show foreign-language and independent films between September and April at the Bacon Theatre in Dean Close School, Cheltenham. Admission is by annual membership subscription, but members may bring guests. We are a member of Cinema for All, the organisation which has been representing the film society movement since 1946. We are also members of the British Film Institute and Film Hub South West.
  • New Season showing of Parallel Mothers

    Parallel Mothers (9 January 2024 at 19.45) Pedro Almodóvar | Spain/France | 2020 | 15 | 123 mins | Trailer Penelope Cruz stars in this story of two mothers who bond in an unexpected way after giving birth on the same [cont'd.]

  • New Season showing of Everything Went Fine

    Everything Went Fine (16 January 2024 at 19.45) François Ozon | France/Belgium | 2021 | 15 | 113 mins | Trailer This bittersweet drama cleverly reveals the complexities of family dynamics when faced with the ultimate decision. When André (André Dussolier), [cont'd.]

  • New Season showing of The Blue Caftan

    The Blue Caftan (30 January 2024 at 19.45) Maryam Touzani | France/Morocco | 2022 | 12 | 118 mins | Trailer Halim and Mina run a Caftan shop in the historic Salé medina in Morocco. Married for some years their relationship [cont'd.]

  • New Season showing of Dalva

    Dalva (6 February 2024 at 19.45) Emmanuelle Nicot | France/Belgium | 2022 | 15 | 83 mins | Trailer Handling a very difficult subject without a hint of exploitation; this is an exceptional film. Dalva is living with her father when [cont'd.]

  • New Season showing of Women Talking

    Women Talking (20 February 2024 at 19.45) Sarah Polley | USA | 2022 | 15 | 104 mins | Trailer An emotional rollercoaster of a film. It is inspired by true events in a Mennonite community in 2010 and is an [cont'd.]

  • New Season showing of A Chiara

    A Chiara (5 March 2024 at 19.45) Jonas Carpignano | Italy/France | 2021 | 15 | 121 mins | Trailer An engaging thriller. Young teenager, Chiara, has a huge shock when browsing the internet. Her beloved father has become a wanted [cont'd.]

  • New Season showing of Plan 75

    Plan 75  (19 March 2024 at 19.45) Chie Hayakawa | Japan/France | 2022 | 15 | 113 mins | Trailer A tender yet unsentimental character study; Plan 75 uses its dystopian setting to explore our relationship with death and what it [cont'd.]

  • New Season showing of Cairo Conspiracy

    Cairo Conspiracy (23 April 2024 at 19.45) Tarik Saleh | Sweden/France/Finland/Denmark | 2022 | 12 | 126 mins | Trailer A tense and sophisticated, plot-driven thriller. Adam, the son of a fisherman from a remote Egyptian fishing village, wins a scholarship [cont'd.]

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Our Partner Organisations

The Eclectic Cinema is the home of Alternative Cinema in Cheltenham. Drawing together different cinematic strands – starting with Early Cinema, Queer Cinema and Weird Films – it aims to develop an unusual and interesting programme of films. The Eclectic Cinema is now open at Cheltenham Playhouse, and tickets are on sale now. Please visit The Eclectic Cinema website for more information.

Charlton Kings Film Society is a non-profit, community-based cinema in Charlton Kings, showing a variety of recent release, classic and foreign films.

Winchcombe Film Society meets at 7 for 7.30pm screenings on the last Friday in the month at Abbey Fields, Back Lane, Winchcombe GL54 5QH, with parking nearby. Admission is by membership subscription and members can also borrow a selection of films without charge.

Cheltenham  Playhouse is a delightful, intimate community theatre offering film, music and theatre events.