2022-23 Archives

Cinema Paradiso

Film posterCinema Paradiso 1988 Italy 118 mins cert 12A

17th March 2023

To celebrate Topsham Film Society screening over 200 films, we revisit our first film, the Oscar winning Cinema Paradiso.

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Members' Choice 2022-23

posterThe Good Liar 2019 109 mins Members' Choice Winner

3rd March 2023 

The Members' Choice winner is The Good Liar. Each season TFS members may vote for one film to be shown at the Members' Choice screening on 3rd March 2023.

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After Love

Film posterAfter Love 2020 UK 89 mins cert 12A

17th February 2023

Set in the port town of Dover, Mary Hussain suddenly finds herself a widow following the unexpected death of her husband.

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Sweet Bean

Film posterSweet Bean 2015 Japan 113 mins cert PG

3rd February 2023

Burdened with a heavy and ever-increasing debt, a dorayaki baker hires an eccentric 76-year-old woman after tasting her delicious surprise.

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God's Own Country

Film posterGod's Own Country 2017 UK 104 mins cert 15

20th January 2023

Young Yorkshire farmer Johnny Saxby numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker for lambing season

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Radioactive

Film poster Radioactive 2019 UK 103mins cert 12

6th January 2023

In the male-dominated society of late 19th century Paris, Marie is a fiercely passionate scientist, who struggles to progress her ground-breaking research, despite her obvious brilliance. 

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Dream Horse

Film posterDream Horse 2020 UK 102 mins cert PG

16th December 2022

A Welsh bartender decides to breed a racehorse even when she lacks the necessary experience and money. So, she convinces people from her community to contribute a small amount to raise the foal.

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Belfast

Film posterBelfast 2021 UK 98 mins cert 12A

2nd December 2022

The film chronicles the life of a working-class Ulster Protestant family from the perspective of their nine-year-old son Buddy during The Troubles in Belfast.

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Minari

Film posterMinari 2020 USA/Korean 115 mins cert 12

18th November 2022

Minari follows a Korean-American family that moves to an Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream.

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Sound of Metal

Film posterSound of Metal 2019 USA 120 mins cert 15

4th November 2022

A heavy-metal drummer's life is turned upside down when he begins to lose his hearing and he must confront a future filled with silence. 

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Parallel Mothers

Film posterParallel Mothers 2021 Spanish 123 mins cert 15

21st October 2022

Two single women meet in a hospital room where they are both going to give birth. One is middle aged and doesn't regret it, while the other is adolescent and scared

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If Beale Street Could Talk

Film posterIf Beale Street Could Talk 2018 USA 119 mins cert 15

7th October 2022

Set in 1970s Harlem, two families are in turmoil when Tish’s partner, Fonny, is imprisoned for a crime he didn’t commit. Regina King won an Oscar for her powerful portrayal of Tish’s mother.

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Jimmy's Hall

Film posterJimmy’s Hall 2014 Ireland 109 mins cert 12A

23rd September 2022

Jimmy Gralton returns home to Ireland after ten years of exile in America. Seeing the levels of poverty and oppression, he looks to re-open the dance hall that led to his deportation. Directed by Ken Loach.

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Upcoming Films

TFS 2023-24 Season

The Great Escaper

film posterUK 96 mins Cert 12A

5th April 2024
The Great Escaper is based on a true story that made national news about pensioner Bernard Jordan who in 2014, absconded from his care home in Sussex to attend the 70th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings in France.

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Chariots of Fire

film posterUK 123mins cert PG

19th April 2024

It is based on the true story of two British athletes in the 1924 Olympics: Eric Liddell, a devout Scottish Christian who runs for the glory of God, and Harold Abrahams, an English Jew who runs to overcome prejudice.

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