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, Royal Shakespeare Company, The Royal Opera, The Royal Ballet and others.

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 second half of our season, from March to September can be downloaded here – Film Programme.

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

2020 Film Season

The Breadwinner

27 February @ 19:30 - 21:30

To conclude the first half of our season we have a highly acclaimed animated drama based on the novel by Deborah Ellis. Parvana is an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is wrongfully arrested, Parvana cuts off her hair and dresses like a boy in order to […]

Charlie Bubbles

26 March @ 19:30 - 21:30

Viewed by some as one of the finest British films of the sixties, Albert Finney gives a brilliant performance as a writer from working class Manchester who quickly achieves riches and fame, yet somehow sits uncomfortably with his new plush lifestyle. The writer’s journey north to visit his estranged wife and son accidentally becomes an […]

Spring Double Bill & Meal

25 April @ 15:45 - 21:00

We are travelling to the exoticism of India, with the chance of a curry (or not) meal between! First on the menu is Heat and Dust (1983), a wonderfully compelling story of two women in different eras being captivated by India. Modern day Anne travels to India to investigate the intriguing and scandalous life of […]

Roma (Spanish with subtitles)

30 April @ 19:30 - 21:30

Winner of three Oscars, including Best Foreign Language Film at the 2019 Academy Awards, this is a powerful and at times emotionally draining drama. It spans a year in the life of a middle class family in Mexico City in the early 1970s. Dr Antonio and Sofia have four children, and two domestic workers, one […]


26 May @ 19:30 - 21:30

Jack is a struggling musician from Lowestoft whose career is going nowhere despite the faith that his friend/manager Ellie Appleton has in him. On the night he decides to give it all up, the whole world is momentarily hit with a massive blackout during which he is hit by a bus. Upon regaining consciousness, Jack […]

The Farewell (Mandarin with subtitles)

30 June @ 19:30 - 21:30

This bitter-sweet Chinese tragi-comedy perfectly balances emotion and humour. Chinese-American woman, Billi, returns to China when her beloved grandmother is diagnosed with terminal cancer. Billi struggles with the family decision to keep the knowledge of her terminal condition from the grandmother and to stage a wedding so that they can all see her one last […]

The Old Man And The Gun

30 July @ 19:30 - 21:30

The swansong of a movie legend, Robert Redford, this film is based on the true story of Forrest Tucker, whose audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 is followed by an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public! Wrapped up in the pursuit are detective John Hunt (Casey […]


28 August @ 19:30 - 21:30

With music galore, this film moves from the 50s to the early 80s in the life of Elton John, showing his difficult early years and struggles with emotional instability and depression. Described as a ‘dazzlingly executed’ musical in its truest sense, it portrays a very real and human, yet flawed, man who achieves international stardom […]