Moonlight will sparkle
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.wokinghamfilmsociety.com/ programme or on the door and cost £6.50 or £4 for members.