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.
  • Cheltenham International Film Festival 2022

    CHELTENHAM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2022 runs from 23rd May – 3rd June and will be both a live and ‘screen & stream’ online event showcasing independent films from emerging filmmakers who are making a mark. Tickets for events and films [cont'd.]

  • Sisters Apart – YourScreen Free Film of the Month

    The latest free online film that CFS is providing in conjunction with YourScreen is Sisters Apart (2020) and is a Greek/German co-production, written and directed by Daphne Charizani whose most recent work was the screenplay for The Audition (2019). Her script for Sisters Apart is well thought-out and [cont'd.]

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Cheltenham International Film Festival 2022

8 May 2022 0

CHELTENHAM INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2022 runs from 23rd May – 3rd June and will be both a live and ‘screen & stream’ online event showcasing independent films from emerging filmmakers who are making a mark. Tickets for events and films [cont'd.]

YourScreen FREE Film of the Month – Sisters Apart

7 March 2022 0

The latest free online film that CFS is providing in conjunction with YourScreen is Sisters Apart (2020) and is a Greek/German co-production, written and directed by Daphne Charizani whose most recent work was the screenplay for The Audition (2019). Her [cont'd.]

Contact Cheltenham film society

Contact Us at: mail@cheltenhamfilmsociety.com
or telephone (07528 746750). We are
also on Facebook.

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Partnering with independent and community cinemas, YourScreen is a unique virtual cinema open to all film-lovers. YourScreen offers a regularly refreshed programme of films from around the world that are not available on other UK digital platforms, many of which are UK premieres.


Passionate about film, then check out Film Cheltenham for films showing in Cheltenham and the surrounding area, in commercial or community cinemas, Cheltenham International Film Festival, local film societies and clubs and also on TV. Sign up for their weekly, entertaining and informative newsletter.

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.

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