2021-22 Season programme

The Personal History of David Copperfield

film posterThe Personal History of David Copperfield 2019 UK 2hr

17th September 2021

The Personal History of David Copperfield is a comedy-drama film written and directed by Armando Iannucci, based on the 1850 Victorian era novel by Charles Dickens.

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The Peanut Butter Falcon

film posterThe Peanut Butter Falcon 2019 USA 1hr 37min

17th December 2021

A modern Mark Twain style adventure story, it tells the story of Zak, a young man with Down syndrome, who runs away from a residential nursing home to follow his dream of attending the professional wrestling school.

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Beautiful Boy

film posterBeautiful Boy 2018 USA 2h 1min

22nd October 2021

Based on the best-selling pair of memoirs from father and son David and Nic Sheff, Beautiful Boy chronicles the heart breaking and inspiring experience of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years. Starring Steve Carell, Timothée Chalamet, Maura Tierney and Amy Ryan.

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Harriet

film posterHarriet 2019 USA 2hr 6min

5th November 2021

HARRIET tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes.

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The Farewell

film posterThe Farewell 2019 USA/China 1hr 40min

19th November 2021

The Farewell is a funny, uplifting tale based on an actual lie. Billi a headstrong Chinese-American returns to Changchun, when beloved grandmother Nai Nai has been given weeks to live, she struggles to cope with the family decision not to tell her

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The Shape of Water

film posterThe Shape of Water 2017 USA 2hr 3min

3rd December 2021

From master story teller Guillermo del Toro comes an other-worldly fable, set against the backdrop of the Cold War era. The film received many awards, including 13 Oscar nominations, winning Best Picture and 3 other Oscars.

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Transit

film posterTransit 2018 German/French 1hr 42min

8th October 2021

As fascism spreads, German refugee Georg (Franz Rogowski) flees to Marseille and assumes the identity of the dead writer whose transit papers he is carrying.

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Fisherman's Friends

film posterFisherman's Friends 2019 1Hr 52 Mins  

Friday 27th August 2021

Topsham Film Society will screen Fisherman's Friends as part of Topsham Town Fayre week and in keeping with the Topsham Charter Day’s theme of FISH & SHIPS. All proceeds from these screenings will be donated to Topsham Community Association.

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14 films for just £22

All films are shown twice on selected Fridays at Matthews Hall. Our matinees begin
at 3pm (doors open 2.30pm; café open) and evening showings at 7.30pm (bar from 6.45pm).

Most matinee showings are subtitled – even English-language films.