February News

As usual the Topsham Film Society's AGM will be at 7.15 pm before the final screening of the season on Friday 30th March, not 15th march as stated in Estuary Magazine.

March 27 2020
At the end of each film season the TFS Committee aim to show a film which is outside our usual range and brings something new to our members and friends. This year we are going to show two films following a theme MUSIC, MEMORIES AND FILM
logoBoth screenings are open to everybody but the afternoon screening will be of particular interest to those who prefer or need a more relaxed and accessible environment including those with dementia or other access issues.

The matinee film will be SINGING IN THE RAIN, it will be subtitled and there will be an interval with refreshments available. Doors open at 2.30pm and the screening is at 3pm.
Visitors are very welcome, £3.00 entry on the door. TFS members and Carers are free. Tickets are also available in advance from The Bookshop in Topsham and Nancy Potter House.


In the evening we will screen YESTERDAY a fun musical romcom written by Richard Curtis and directed by Danny Boyle.
This is a film for those who still love the Beatles and all of those for whom the Beatles music was the backdrop to their lives.
Screening will be at 7.30pm with a pay bar from 6.45pm. Entry on the door is £4 for visitors

 

Upcoming Films

The Personal History of David Copperfield

film posterThe Personal History of David Copperfield 2019 UK 2hr

Postponed 

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

Postponed

A modern Mark Twain style adventure story, it tells the story of Zak (Gottsagen), 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

Postponed

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

Postponed

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

Postponed

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 Nai Nai herself

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The Shape of Water

film posterThe Shape of Water 2017 USA 2hr 3min

Postponed

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

Postponed

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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Woman at War

film posterWoman at War 2018 Iceland 1hr 41min

Postponed

Halla is a fifty-year-old independent woman. But, behind the scenes of a quiet routine, she leads a double life as a passionate environmental activist. Known to others only by her alias “The Woman of the Mountain.”

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Rabbit Proof Fence

film posterRabbit Proof Fence 2002 Australia 1hr 34min

Postponed

Phillip Noyce's film is based on a book by Doris Pilkington, telling the story of the experiences of her mother, Molly, her aunt Daisy and their cousin Gracie. The young girls were torn from their families by government officials and transported some 1,000 miles to a training school.

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Members' Choice

film posterMembers' Choice

Postponed

Each season TFS members may vote for one film to be shown at the Members' Choice screening, which this year will be on March 26th 2021.

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Bait

film posterBait 2019 UK 1hr 29min

Postponed

Modern-day Cornish fisherman Martin (Edward Rowe) is struggling to buy a boat while coping with family rivalry and the influx of London money, holiday-homes and stag parties to his harbour village.

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C'est la vie!

film posterC'est la vie! 2017 French 1hr 57min

Postponed

Wedding planner/caterer Max is staging a wedding at a 17th-century chateau, when things go terribly out of control.

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