Next film 30 September

Babette’s Feast

(Denmark 1987, 1hr 43, Cert U) A film classic – the endearing, simple tale, set in a strict 19th century Danish religious community that takes in a French refugee from the Franco-Prussian War as a servant to the late pastor’s daughters. Trailer

Coming 28 October

The Guilty

(Denmark 2018, 1hr 25, Cert 15) A police officer alone on emergency call room duty enters a race against time when he answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman. A thriller with a twist. Top audience-rated film of 2018 according to movie website IMDb. Trailer.

Comedies, war and

family drama

Watch for details soon of your exciting WFS programme for 2023, which will include the best of British cinema, at least one Oscar winner, new releases, a costume drama and a real-life spy story.

This year wil conclude with the acclaimed 1917 – a tale of outstanding courage in the First World War and My Masterpiece, a hidden gem of a comedy about an eccentric artist and his unscrupulous agent.

We’ve been able to extend current memberships to the end of 2022, partly due to savings, but largely due to the large number of new members.

For the full programme, now with trailers for every film, click on 2022 season in the menu above.

Newcomers welcome

Membership costs only £24 for the next 12 months, or pro-rata if members join during the year.  There’s nothing more to pay.

We normally meet at 7 for 7.30pm on the last Friday in the month at Abbey Fields, Back Lane, Winchcombe GL54 5QH, with parking nearby. Members enjoy free tea or coffee, or wine at just £1.50 a glass before the show.

After a short introduction, all films, even those in English, are shown with sub-titles to aid comprehension. We try to make it easy to make friends, and to introduce any newcomers. First-timers are welcome without obligation, paying £2 to cover the cost of refreshments.

For more details, click Contact us in the menu.

Free library now

exceeds 180 titles

The WFS DVD lending library – free to members – now has even more choice, with more than 180 great films to choose from, including recently shown ones you might have missed.

Latest additions include Olivia Coleman’s Oscar-winning performance in The Favourite, social dramas like The Kindergarten Teacher, the acclaimed war drama Hotel Rwanda, biopics based on the lives of Laurel and Hardie (pictured), Liberace and ballet dancer Carlos Acosta, and classics from Metropolis to Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy. And if you loved the biopic Judy – as most members did – you might like to see the real thing – Judy Garland with Dirk Bogarde in I Could Go on Singing (thanks to donor John Rowe).

Click on WFS library in the menu above for details.