Current Film Season

Current film season

Our film season of entertaining and thought-provoking films runs from September to August. 

Including double bills and our Oscars night that is 19 films and membership for the season still only costs £25! This includes free entry to all films as well as priority booking for live events.

While we have only a limited number of membership places available, guests are welcome to join us for any of the films on the night.

You can follow us on Twitter (@TideswellCinema) and Facebook or join our mailing list (by entering your details in the sidebar to the left) to receive updates on our current film season as soon as they’re available, together with information on membership and our live arts programme of events from the National Theatre and the Royal Opera House.

Films are free to members, £4.00 to guests/visitors.

Although our films are usually on the last Thursday of the month dates are subject to change as live events take precedence.

A two page programme detailing the films in the first half season from September 2018 to February 2019 can be downloaded here – Film Programme.

All screenings take place at The George Inn, Tideswell at 7.30pm.

2018 – 2019 Film Season

Life Of Brian

29 August @ 19:30

The Monty Python team wrote and starred in this satirical comedy, named by some magazines as ‘the greatest comedy film of all time’. Brian is born on the original Christmas night, in the stable next door, and spends his life being mistaken for a messiah. He becomes an unwilling prophet who wants to free his […]

Double Bill & Meal – Dunkirk & The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society

8 September @ 16:00 - 21:00

To launch our 2018/19 season we have two films showing different aspects of World War II. First is Dunkirk – ‘When 400,000 men couldn’t get home, home came for them.’ With amazing cinematography, we get a glimpse of this astounding evacuation story through the eyes of one of the stranded soldiers, two RAF pilots, and the civilian […]

Funny Cow

25 September @ 19:30

Funny Cow charts the rise to stardom of a female comedienne through the 1970’s and 1980’s. It is set against the backdrop of working men’s clubs and the stand-up comedy circuit of the North of England. From her troubled childhood to her turbulent adult relationships, the Funny Cow uses the raw material of her life experiences […]

I, Tonya

25 October @ 19:30

This is the true story of competitive ice skater Tonya Harding. Despite her humble background, she rises amongst the ranks of the US Figure Skating Championships, becoming national champion, a World Championship medallist and an Olympian. She is never really accepted by the figure skating community due to her poor origins. Then in January 1994 […]

The Lemon Tree

22 November @ 19:30

This sensitively understated and thought provoking film gives some insight into the reality of life in the troubled Middle East. Salma, a Palestinian widow living in the West Bank’s occupied territory, must defend her lemon tree field when the Israeli Defence Minister moves next to her and threatens to have the grove torn down. Her […]

Finding Your Feet

13 December @ 19:30

Our year ends with a high-spirited British romantic comedy about embracing life in later years, with a stunning cast including Imelda Staunton, Timothy Spall, Celia Imrie and Joanna Lumley. A colourful group of defiant and energetic third-agers help snobby Sandra to see retirement is a beginning and after betrayal in marriage, divorce could bring a […]

Double Bill & Meal – In The Heat Of The Night & Hidden Figures

12 January, 2019 @ 16:00 - 21:00

Our popular Winter Double Bill features two films that highlight American racial issues prevalent in the 60s. First is In the Heat of the Night. Winner of five Oscars including Best Film and Best Leading Actor (Rod Steiger). Virgil Tibbs is caught up in the racial tension of the US South when he is arrested after […]

Forbidden Planet

24 January, 2019 @ 19:30

This early classic Sci-Fi film helped make the genre respectable instead of the stuff of B movies. There are elements of Shakespeare’s The Tempest, and of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden in this tale of starship travel to discover why a planet of scientists has fallen silent. All but two are dead, […]

The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg

21 February, 2019 @ 19:30

This romantic drama was an international hit when first released, winning the Palme d’Or at The Cannes Film Festival. It is still considered to be one of the best romantic films of all time. The story spans a period of six years and is told entirely in song (with wonderful music by Michel Legrand). Geneviève […]

Oscar Night: Get Out

24 February, 2019 @ 19:30

Winner of last year’s Best Original Screenplay Award Jordan Peel was the first African American to win this award, and his film falls into the category of Horror, Mystery and Thriller. A young and talented black photographer visits his white girlfriend’s parents for the weekend. He senses a strange uneasy atmosphere which he initially thinks […]