King kicks off new film season

Darley Dale Film Society will begin screening its seventh season of award-winning films on Thursday, September, 8, offering a rich mixture of films ranging from newly acclaimed films such as The King’s Speech to established classics such as Monsoon Wedding.

The aforementioned, Oscar-winning The King’s Speech, starring Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush, kicks off the proceedings.

Further films in the season are Conversations With My Gardener (October 13), The Pianist (November 10), Made In Dagenham (December 8), What’s Eating Gilbert Grape? (January 12), Monsoon Wedding (February 9), Babel (March 8), Departures (April 12), Invictus (May 10) and The Hairdresser’s Husband (June 14).

In addition to the main programme of films, there will also be a short season of arthouse films under the title Chairman’s Choice, comprising My Left Foot (January 19), Last Of The Mohicans (February 16) and In The Name Of The Father (March 15).

Annual membership costs are £25, giving you free entrance to all films screened throughout the season. Guest tickets cost £.

All films are screened in the Terrace Room, The Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale. Tea and coffee are served from 7pm. Films are screened at 7.45 pm.

For further information about the society, contact the chairman Ed Runham on 01629 732898 or vice-chairman Chris Strawford on 01629 735883.