Programme - 2019/2020 Season

The season of films below is free to all reel people members and is being shown at Kilmersdon Village Hall, BA3 5TD.

Doors open at 7pm. Enjoy a drink or two at the well stocked bar before settling down to the film which will be introduced at 7.45pm.

The (F) rating below highlights films which either had a senior figure in the production who is female - a director or screen writer - or which have strongly female leads or womens' issues.

Friday 13th September 2019

Edie (F) (12A) 102 minutes

Following the death of her husband, 83 year old Edie (a very world-weary Sheila Hancock) believes that it is never too late to do things. Packing an old camping bag, she leaves her old life behind and embarks on an adventure she had often dreamt about - climbing the imposing Mount Suilven (731m) in Sutherland, Scotland.

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Edie promotional photo
Friday 11th October 2019

Wajib (F) (15) 96 minutes

Following local custom a divorced Palestinian father and his estranged son hand-deliver invitations to his daughter's wedding. For the father it's an important community ritual, for his son an outdated tradition. Both are terrific as the bickering duo criss-crossing the streets of Nazareth.

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Wajib promotional photo
Friday 1st November 2019

What We Do in the Shadows (15) 86 minutes

An opportunity to see the original documentary on which the current television series is based. The extended lives of a group sharing a house in Wellington, New Zealand, is put through a number of trials in coping with modern society. A definite film for the Halloween season.

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What We Do in the Shadows promotional photo
Friday 29th November 2019

Shoplifters (15) 120 minutes

A rarely seen portrayal of one aspect of Japanese life. Through a tale about an impoverished but supportive 'family' that steals to get by, writer and director Hirokazu Koreeda questions the very notion of parenthood.

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Shoplifters promotional photo
Friday 13th December 2019

Sin Rodeos (EMPOWERED) (F) (12A) 87 minutes

Paz is a stressed out middle aged woman often ignored and widely under appreciated. After a visit to a Hindu Guru she learns to speak her mind. Directed by Santiago Segura one of Spain's most popular comedians, this is an entertaining film for all and is life affirming especially for girls.

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Sin Rodeos promotional photo
Friday 10th January 2020

The Guilty (15) 85 minutes

In this Scandi thriller policeman Asger receives a call from a kidnapped woman in a moving vehicle. Confined to the station Asger has only his hands-free phone to help find her - while time and his personal demons conspire against him.

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The Guilty promotional photo
Friday 7th February 2020

The Divine Order (F) (12) 96 minutes

In 1971 Switzerland, Nora begins to realise that it's time to move away from the domestic tyranny of her life in a mountain village, where the men, backed up by the church, get to control their women. She works for self determination and ultimately the right to vote. A thought-provoking, heart-warming and memory-prodding film.

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The Divine Order promotional photo
Friday 28th Febuary 2020

Nae Pasaran (12A) 96 minutes

SCOTTISH DEFIANCE OF PINOCHET. The unsung true story of Scottish workers who refused to service Chilean fighter planes after the brutal military coup led by General Augusto Pinochet against the then President, Salvador Allende, gets a respectful airing.

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Nae Pasaran promotional photo
Friday 6th March 2020

The Breadwinner (F) (12A) 94 minutes PLUS AGM

Recent past Afghanistan finds Parvana's father being abducted. Since women are banned from going outside without a man the family cannot support itself. Disguising herself as a boy Parvana becomes the breadwinner and resolves to rescue her father.

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The Breadwinner promotional photo
Friday 3rd April 2020

Woman at War (F) (12A) 100 minutes

We complete this season of great films with this lovely black comedy. Halla, an Icelandic environmental activist, is faced with conflict when she finally finds out she is able to adopt a girl from Ukraine.

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Woman at War promotional photo