The films for 2021

The recently published Government roadmap out of lockdown has enabled us to plan for three more in-cinema screenings at The Cheltenham Playhouse and here are details of the remainder of Cheltenham Film Society’s 2020-21 programme.

The titles of each film are linked to the Internet Movie Database, and there is a link to a trailer where available.

Films previously shown in 2020.

Tuesday 25 May 2021

17:30 and 20:15

Wednesday 26 May 2021



Alejandro Landes | Colombia | 2019 | 15 | 102 mins | Spanish

A mysterious para-military group in on a remote South American hillside hold an American woman hostage. By day they train for war; by night they indulge in teenage hedonism. Then chaos breaks out and any vestige of innocence is lost. Powerful filmmaking, set in an extraordinary landscape. Trailer.

Tuesday 15 June 2021

17:30 and 20:15

Wednesday 16 June 2021


And Then We Danced

Levan Akin | Georgia | 2019 | 15 | 113 mins | Georgian

A remarkable film, filled with dance and music. Two young dancers, after clashing in rehearsal, discover their mutual attraction. The film led to violent protests in its conservative homeland for its sympathetic depiction of a gay love affair. Trailer.

Tuesday 29 June 2021

17:30 and 20:15

Wednesday 30 June 2021


The Farewell

Lulu Wang | USA-China | 2019 | PG | 100 mins | Mandarin/English

An elderly Chinese lady has cancer and her relatives rally round from all over the world to create one last reunion for her, without telling her she is dying. From this potentially tragic material, Wang has created an insightful and gently humorous film about China old and new. Trailer.