style="background-color: #1E90FF" Welwyn Garden City Film Society


Please note that shows start at about 7:30 and that there are no advertisements or trailers.

Programme for 2023/24  

Showing this season:


17 September 2023

 Another Round

[Denmark 2020]

Director: Thomas Winterberg

Cert:12A        117 Minutes   

       In this vibrant comic study of cameraderie, Martin (Mads Mikkelsen) and three of his teacher colleagues are facing mid-life crises.  They decide to test the theory that everyone has a natural blood-alcohol deficiency, and that by upping their alcohol intake permanently,they will lead more successful social and professional lives.  What could possibly go wrong?                            

15 October, 2023

Decision to Leave

[South Korea 2022]

Director: Park Chan-Wook

Cert: 15        138 minutes

From a mountain peak in South Korea, a man plummets to his death.  Did he jump or was he pushed? When detective Hae-Joon (Park Hae-il) arrives on the scene, he begins to suspect the dead man's wife, Seo-Rae.  But, as he digs deeper into the investigation, he finds himself trapped in a web of deception and desire.

19 November 2023


[Austria 2022]

Director: Marie Kreutzer

Cert: 15         114 Minutes

Elizabeth of Austria - or 'Sissi (Vicky Krieps) - is known for her beauty and and fashion plate status.  But, in 1877, celebrating her 40th birthday, she's finding it harder than ever to tighten her corsets to the required 18 inches and to maintain her desirable pulic image.  Her husband, Franz Joseph (Florian Teichtmeister) is unfaithful.  this film is a refreshingly irreverent spin on period biopic form formulas.

14 January 2024

The Outfit

[USA 2022]

Director: Graham Moore

Cert: 15  105 Minutes

In chicago in 1956, former Savile Row tailor, Leonard (Mark Rylance) runs a small shop in a rough part of town.  Gangsters are the only people who can afford his beautiful bespoke suits.  Gentle and accommodating, Leonard tries to turn a blind eye to their criminality, be he and his assistant, Mabel (Zoey Deutch), are soon embroiled more deeply than they can ever have imagined.

18 February 2024

Everything Went Fine

[France 2021]

Director: François Ozon

Cert: 15   113 Minutes

When 85 year-old André (André Dussolier) has a stroke, his daughter, Emmanuèle (Sophie Marceau), hurries to see him in hospital.  Sick and half-paralysed, he asks her to help organise the end of his life.  Smart, Measured and wrenching, in part precisely because of its constraint, this is a candid, finely-wrought and very affecting study of complicated family ties and the realities of assisted dying.

17 March 2024

The Worst Person in the World

[Norway 2021]

Director: Joachim Trier

Cert: 15   128 Minutes

This is a black comedy drama about the quest for love and meaning in contemporary Oslo. It chronicles four years in the life of Julie (Renate Reinsve), a young woman who navigates the troubled waters of her love-life and struggles to find her career path, leading her to take a realistic look at who she really is.

14 April 2024


[UK 2021]

Director: Terence Davies

Cert: 12A   137 Minutes

Siegried Sassoon (Jack Lowden) was decorated for bravery in the First World War, but became a vocal critic of the Governement's continuation of the war. One of the leading war poets, he was adored by London's literary and stage world. His war experiences and his homosexuality led him on a lifelong quest for salvation, trying to find it within the conformity of marriage and religion.

19 May 2024

Before the film, the AGM will be held, followed by the main feature, starting at about 8:15, depending upon the amount of business to be discussed.

The Quiet Girl

[Ireland 2022]

Director: Colm Bairead

Cert: 12A   94 Minutes

This is the story of a young girl, Cáit (Catherine Clinch), who is sent away for the Summer from her dysfunctional family to live with 'her mother's people', whom she has never met.  Slowly, in the care of his couple, Cáit blossoms and dicovers a new way of living. Yet, in this house where affection grows, she discovers a secret.


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17 September 2023