Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Film News

Swindon Film Society kick off the New Year with 3 great films

Swindon Film Society go for quality and quantity in January when they will be offering three acclaimed films for...

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Swindon Film Society goes for the feel good factor

As is tradition at The Swindon Film Society, as the year heads to its conclusion they usually show a 'feel...

The secret Netflix codes which will unlock the Christmas movie library

The Coca-Cola advert has been spotted on TV which means the countdown to Christmas has officially begun.

If like (some of) us...

Swindon Film Society announces November selections

The Swindon Film Society continue to offer a brilliant selection of movies garnered from across all genres, geography and...

This month’s Film Society picks at The Arts Centre

Swindon Film Society has announced its films for this coming month. As always they have selected two fascinating slices...

Dheepan throws a spotlight on global refugee crisis

Although it has now largely faded from the UK news, the global refugee crisis is far from over, with...

New season at Swindon Film Society

Swindon Film Society's new season is now just a week away and as always, they have an excellent programme...

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour returns to Swindon

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is returning to the UK and Ireland for 2018, with more shows and more venues than ever before and will be in Swindon at The Wyvern theatre on 15th February.

Have you tried to recreate an iconic movie scene?

Researchers polled almost 2,000 Brits and revealed that six in ten of us have attempted (some more successfully than others) to recreate a memorable movie moment – with 41 percent having attempted the Dirty Dancing “lift” when on holiday or in a swimming pool.

Full Disclosure, both down to earth and out of this world!

Oliver from Wiltshire in the UK, based his short film ‘Full Disclosure’ on interviews with a well know whistleblower in the UFO community. On watching it UFO expert and author Dr Michael E Salla said it was an “outstanding way of introducing (whistleblower’s name) testimony to the world.

Swindon film-maker Martin Parry’s citation in New Year’s Honours list.

Martin Parry, one of the country’s longest-serving exponents of Community Media, has been honoured for services to the nation in the fields of Film, Media and Music, an accolade for work that includes rescuing and continuing to maintain Swindon Viewpoint, Britain's longest surviving community television service, as well as for wider media archive work.


Angry Star Wars fans petition for The Last Jedi to be removed from canon...

Have you been to see Star Wars Episode VIII yet? What did you think? One fan has got really upset about the film!


Film making with an Edge

Swindon Writer & Co-Director Billy Rees and Producer & Co-Director Doug Kirby are pleased to announce yet another Official Selection for their short film Edge, which was shot in Bristol by Swindon Filmmakers.


World Cinema Season: The Ghost and Mrs Muir

A romantic fantasy about a widow, Mrs Lucy Muir, who, after moving into an allegedly haunted house on the...