We meet once a month to watch films from around the world.
Every third Wednesday at the Wild Boar, Lakin Road, Warwick, CV34 5BU at 2.00 pm.
Fee (around £3.00) covers the hire of the hall, the purchase of equipment, the cost of purchasing the film when necessary and refreshments.
|Dates for your Diary|
|Wed Feb 19th||Insyriated 2017 Philippe van Leeuw, 90mins|
A mother attempts to keep her family safe as war rages and a sniper
lies in wait outside her home. This nerve-wracking study of life in
Damascus won an Audience Award at Berlinale.
|Wed Mar 18th||SCANDI DRAMA|
Force Majeure Director: Ruben Östlund (2014, Sweden, Norway, France), 119 mins
An internationally co-produced comedy-drama film.
A skiing holiday goes wrong – in so many ways.
|Wed Apr 15th||ITALY DRAMA|
Le Meraviglie (The Wonders) Internationally co-produced drama film
Director: Alice Rohrwacher (2014), 110 mins
A family of beekeepers living in the Tuscan countryside finds their
household disrupted by the simultaneous arrival of a silently troubled
teenage boy and a reality TV show intent on showcasing the family.
It was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2014 Cannes
Film Festival; it won the Grand Prix.
|Wed May 20th||GERMAN POLITICAL SATIRE|
The Nasty Girl Director: Michael Verhoeven (1990), 94 mins
Political satire upon the way Germany has assuaged its conscience
about its Nazi past, as it follows a young student’s researches
into her towns past.
|Wed Jun 17th||KOREAN DRAMA, ROMANCE|
A Moment to Remember Director: John H Lee (2004), 117 mins
A Korean love story about a young couple's enduring love, which
is tested when 27-year-old Sun-jin is diagnosed with a rare form
of Alzheimer's disease.
|Wed Jul 15th||FRENCH PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER|
In Your Hands Director: Lola Doillon (2010), 100 mins
After a violent encounter with a disturbed stranger, Anna
(Kristin Scott Thomas), a respectable surgeon, enters
into a terrifying labyrinth of passion and danger, teetering
constantly on the brink of control.
|Wed Sep 16th||JAPANESE DRAMA|
Grave of The Fireflies Director: Isao Takahata (1988,) 89 mins
Animated film about the end of the war and the after-effects of
Hiroshima. Sounds grim, but really works as animation in a way
it can’t work with real actors.
|Wed Oct 21st||ICELANDIC, THOUGHT-PROVOKING|
Woman at War Director: Benedikt Erlingsson (2018), 101 mins
Female eco-warrior fighting against multi-national power plant.
Very quirky, beautifully made and thought-provoking.
|Wed Nov 18th||WELSH DRAMA|
Hedd Wyn Director: Paul Turner (1994), 114 mins
Oscar nominated. Story of North Wales farmer trying
to protect his farm and family at start of WW1,
whilst also trying to win the Bardic Chair.
|Wed Dec 16th||BELGIAN DRAMA ABOUT SYRIA|
Insyriated Director: Philippe Van Leeuw (2017), 90 mins
A mother attempts to keep her family safe as war rages
and a sniper lies in wait outside her home. This nerve-
wracking study of life in Damascus won an Audience
Award at Berlinale.