BC Film Society

We are very excited to now be the home of The Bishop’s Castle Film Society Programme;

 

Thursday 11 November 7pm

THE TRUTH dir. Hiro Kore- eda 2019 1 hr. 46 mins. In English Kore-eda’s first film set outside Japan and the first not in his native language.

Catherine Deneuve, Juliette, Binoche and Ethan Hawke meet up in a French country house where famous actress Fabienne is launching her autobiography. Her daughter Lumir is starring in a sci-fi movie, playing the part of a woman whose mother never grows up. A stormy reunion ensues.

Other Titles  on the list with Dates TBC

 

 

THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE dir. Aki Kaurismaki. ( Finland) 2017 1hr. 40Mins.

Subtitles

Khaled, a Syrian refugee stows away on a freighter to Helsinki.

Meanwhile, Wikström is a travelling salesman who buys down city restaurant with his poker winnings. When the authorities turn down his application for asylum, Khaled is forced underground and Wikström finds him sleeping in the yard behind his restaurant. He offers him a job and a roof over his head and, for a while, they form a Utopian union with the restaurant’s waitress, the chef and his dog. Comedy drama/ drama comedy. Warm vibes.

 

THE STREET      dir. Zed Nelson for Arts Council & Museum of London.

  1. UK. 1hr. 34 mins. In English

Hoxton Street is less than a mile from the City of London and has become the last bastion of the area’s disadvantaged. It is a concentration of the aged, poor and dispossessed. Following its inhabitants over a four-year period, Zed Nelson’s debut feature-length documentary charts the toxic collision of gentrification, austerity and the nation’s slide into Brexit.

 

 

THE WHITE TIGER dir. Ramin Bahrani. 2021. 2 hrs. 5 mins. Hindi language with subtitle The ambitious driver for a rich Indian family uses his wit and cunning to escape from poverty and become an entrepreneur. Based on the bestselling novel. Epic in sweep and scope with strong performances.

SONGS MY BROTHER TAUGHT ME  dir.  Chloe Zhao. 2015. (US). 1 hr. 38 mins.

In English.

Debut film by the director of ‘Nomadland’. Two Native American Indian teenagers living on a reservation in South Dakota have their lives turned upside down when their absentee father dies in a fire. Johnny is determined to join his girlfriend in LA where she is going to university, leaving his sister Jashaun on her own. 5* reviews.