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Welcome to our new 2016-17 season!

As a teaser, we are listing below the first three films of our new programme, starting in September. For the full schedule, click here.

Did you know that the Society is run by a small group of volunteers who as a committee select an exciting, diverse and entertaining season of films from around the world

Fancy joining us? We would welcome any helping hands! Please speak to one of us if you have an interest, alternatively go to our contact page

TANGERINES

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Wednesday 14 September 7.45pm, Swindon Arts Centre
Estonia/Georgia | 2015 | 87m | Cert 15
A must-see morality tale of an Estonian farmer in Georgia who shelters wounded soldiers from opposite sides. His simple humanitarian act, cuts through propaganda, conflict, and blind hatred. Set against a beautiful landscape defiled by war, this poetic film makes an eloquent statement for peace.
Film website or trailer: trailer.
Reviews: link.
SFS programme notes: PDF file. View Online.

MUSTANG

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Wednesday 5 October 7.45pm, Swindon Arts Centre
Turkey | 2015 | 97m | Cert 15
Set in a remote Turkish village, free-spirited teenage sisters cause consternation to their parents. When the older two are married off, the younger ones bond together, to avoid the same fate.
Film website or trailer: trailer.
Reviews: link.
SFS programme notes: PDF file. View Online.

THE WAY HE LOOKS

The Way He Looks film screenshot
Wednesday 19 October 7.45pm, Swindon Arts Centre
Brazil | 2014 | 96 mins | Cert 12
Increasingly independent Leonardo, is a blind adolescent, with his best friend Giovana. Life is disrupted when a new boy arrives at school. A compassionate film, emotionally detailed, and populated with resonant characters.
Film website or trailer: trailer.
Reviews: link.
SFS programme notes: PDF file. View Online.

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