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CFS Committee Overwhelmed by Members Appreciation

13 October 2021 0

We held a very successful AGM before the showing of Honeyland on Tuesday 12th October and the committee were overwhelmed by and thank all the members present for their applause, cheering and standing ovation for all the effort needed to [cont'd.]

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REMINDER- Covid Requirements at the Bacon Theatre

13 October 2021 0

The Bacon Theatre have confirmed the arrangements that will be in place to ensure the safety of all those attending our coming season of films.  These are detailed in the pamphlet below, with the main requirement being that entry will [cont'd.]

Reactions to Last Film

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Reactions to Honeyland

13 October 2021 0

Reactions to Honeyland Our fourth film, Honeyland from Macedonia, proved to be another great success with our members registering an overall appreciation score of 91.0%. Here are some of the comments received: Thought provoking and poignant. What a charming film! [cont'd.]

More Film Reactions

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Reactions to Parasite

6 October 2021 0

Reactions to Parasite Parasite proved to be yet another favourite with most of our members who turned out to see it (several for the second time – or more!) despite it already having been screened elsewhere. All but three of [cont'd.]

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Reactions to Corpus Christi

22 September 2021 0

Reactions to Corpus Christi The second film of the season, Corpus Christi, another carried over from last year, proved even more successful with our members. Of the 93 responses, all but 4 were As or Bs with an overall appreciation score of [cont'd.]

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Reactions to Portrait of a Lady on Fire

15 September 2021 0

Reactions to Portrait of a Lady on Fire The first film of the new season Portrait of a Lady on Fire proved to be a big hit with most of the audience, with the vast majority awarding it an A or a [cont'd.]

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CFS Playhouse Theatre Film Reactions

21 June 2021 0

The aptly named final film of our foreshortened 75th season, The Farewell, proved to be another success for the reduced number of members who ventured out to see it at The Playhouse rather than watch football on TV. The film [cont'd.]

Film news

Charlton Kings Film Society is showing Calvary

17 October 2021 0

Charlton Kings Film Society next film will be Calvary on Friday 29th October at 7.45pm. Fr James (Brendan Gleeson), a good Irish priest, is threatened in confession that he will be killed in a week. During the next seven days [cont'd.]

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Playhouse fundraising

16 October 2021 0

Some of you will have seen that Cheltenham Playhouse’s bid for £50,000 in Culture Recovery Fund money to help it through the pandemic was rejected. With no income from its own shows, the theatre has been eating into its scant [cont'd.]

About CFS

CFS is Cheltenham’s membership film society. We show mostly subtitled 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. The society is more than 75 years old and currently around 450 strong. Read about us here.

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