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Enjoy nine different films for just £40 per year as part of the Uckfield Film Society.* Featuring a diverse mix of classic movies, modern arthouse titles and foreign language films. Please contact Rosemary Baker on firstname.lastname@example.org for details on how to join, or ask for an application form at the cinema box office.
Sullivan’s Travels (PG) 80mins
Sunday 10th September at 8pm
USA | 1941 | Director: Preston Sturges
A Hollywood satire about a director (Joel McCrea), who longs to make a socially relevant drama but decides that comedies are a more valuable contribution to society.
The Levelling (15) 82mins
Sunday 8th October at 8pm
GB | 2016 | Director: Hope Dickson Leach
A haunting parable of biblical proportions chronicling a grief stricken prodigal daughter’s (Ellie Kendrick) return home to reconcile with her estranged father.
2001: A Space Odyssey (U) 134mins
Sunday 12th November at 8pm
GB | 1969 | Director: Stanley Kubrick
One of the most important and influential films ever made, Kubrick’s epic science fiction film is partly inspired by an Arthur C. Clarke short story.
Grandma (15) 77mins
Sunday 10th December at 8pm
USA | 2015 | Director: Paul Weitz
A delightful comedy of our times, written with Lily Tomlin in mind, as a broke grandmother endeavouring to raise the funds to help her wayward granddaughter.
Julieta (15) 97mins
Sunday 14th January at 8pm
Spain | 2016 | Director: Pedro Almodovar
Almodovar’s latest female-centred feature is loosely based on three stories by Pulitzer Prize winning author Alice Munro, about maternal love spanning the decades.
Touch of Evil (12A) 104mins
Sunday 11th February at 8pm
USA | 1958 | Director: Orson Welles
Regarded as one of Welles’ best Shakespearean performances, this classic film noir is a stark, perverse, story of murder, kidnapping and police corruption.
The Salesman (12A) 121mins
Sunday 11th March at 8pm
Iran | 2016 | Director: Asghar Farhadi
Winner of Best Actor and Best Screenplay at Cannes and the 2016 Oscar for Best Foreign Film, it is a gripping portrait of life under a repressive Tehranian regime.
Fire at Sea (12A) 111mins
Sunday 8th April at 8pm
Italy/France | 2016 | Director: Gianfranco Rosi
Powerful, shocking, but intensely human documentary about the small island of Lampedusa, whose 6000 inhabitants have seen over 400,000 migrants pass through.
Belle de Jour (18) 100mins
Sunday 13th May at 8pm
France | 1967 | Director: Luis Bunuel
One of Bunuel’s most successful and famous films, about a young woman (Catherine Deneuve), who spends her midweek afternoons as a high-class prostitute.
* Or £9.50 per individual screening ticket. Please note UFS members must present their membership card in order to book tickets. Uckfield Film Society is in no way affiliated with The Picture House Uckfield Membership scheme