Warwick District

World cinema

John Wilks

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.
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100 Books Club 7+ Walking Group
Ab Initio I Ab Initio II
Active Listening to Music Arts and Crafts category
Badminton Book Club
Book Group (Leamington) Book group (Warwick)
Bowling Bridge
Cacophony Canasta
Card & Craft Card and Board games
Cinema club Computer Club
Computing category Conversazione Italiana
Current Affairs Curry club
Cycling Dancing category
Day Walkers Digital Imaging
Drawing and Painting Enjoying Poetry
Folk Dancing Food, Wine & Dine
French Conversation (Leam) French Conversation (Wark 1)
French Conversation (Wark 2) French group (Leamington)
French group (Warwick) French Literature
From Fact to Fiction Book grp Games (Indoor)
Games (Outdoor) Garden group 1
Garden group 2 Garden group 4
Gardening category German Conversation
German for Beginners German Forum
Good Eating Health and Well-being
History Group History of Art
Improving our Photography Indoor Bowls
Italian Arts Italian for Beginners
Italian stage 4 advanced Jazz Appreciation group
Knit and Natter Languages category
Latin group 3 Local Walkers I
Local Walkers II Local Walkers III
Looking at Architecture Music category
My Music Natural History
Opera Our World Studies category
Painting for Pleasure Pétanque
Pétanque Deux Philosophy
Portuguese stage 2 Quilting and Patchwork
Racketball Ramblers
Ramblers Too Rambling/Walking category
Reading group Reading Poetry and Prose
Reading, Writing & Poetry category Rudimentary Italian
Russian Culture SatNav Ramblers
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Scrabble (Afternoon 1) Scrabble (Afternoon 2)
Spanish Conversation Spanish for Beginners
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Tennis The Adelaide Singers
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