Moon­light will sparkle

The Wokingham Paper - - LEISURE -

MOON­LIGHT, this year’s best pic­ture Os­car win­ner, is Wok­ing­ham Film So­ci­ety’s next screen­ing on Thurs­day Septem­ber 28.

Shown at the Whitty The­atre, the film will be in­tro­duced by Dr Ste­fan Solomon, post-doc­tor­ate re­searcher at the Univer­sity of Read­ing,who will also give a talk and take ques­tions af­ter the film. The So­ci­ety is also an­nounc­ing its new sea­son of films, which opens on Oc­to­ber 12 with the en­ter­tain­ing Their Finest, star­ring Gemma Arter­ton and Bill Nighy about the mak­ing of a wartime pro­pa­ganda film.

The spe­cial hal­lowe’en pre­sen­ta­tion on Oc­to­ber 26 is a ghostly story with a dif­fer­ence: Un­der the Shadow, a BAFTA win­ner set in 1980’s war-torn


Hid­den Fig­ures, in which a team of African- Amer­i­can women play a vi­tal part in the space pro­gramme comes to the screen on Novem­ber 9.

A week later, in col­lab­o­ra­tion with Wok­ing­ham Cy­cling Club there is The Fly­ing Scots­man, the true story of Graeme Obree, the cham­pion cy­clist who built his bi­cy­cle from old bits of wash­ing ma­chines.

De­cem­ber’s film is an an­i­ma­tion, The Red Turtle. It screens on the 8th.

Tick­ets are avail­able in ad­vance from www.wok­ing­ham­film­so­ci­ pro­gramme or on the door and cost £6.50 or £4 for mem­bers.

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