Eaton Bray Cinema
The Focus On Film Society - Bringing Cinema To The Villages
See your favourite films on a large screen (13ft by 9ft) in Eaton Bray Village Hall.
We start at 2.00pm (doors open at 1.30pm) on the second Monday of each month between September and June.
Come and join us to see some excellent films and enjoy the social atmosphere with a cup of tea and a chat after the film.
[Membership details below]
This season, the Film Society will meet on the following dates:
11 September, 9 October, 13 November, 11 December
8 January, 12 February, 11 March, 8 April, 13 May, 10 June
Ticket to ParadiseA divorced couple teams up and travels to Bali to stop their daughter from making the same mistake they think they made 25 years ago. A romantic comedy about the sweet surprise of second chances.Shown: 11 September 2023
ElvisThe life of American music icon Elvis Presley, from his childhood to becoming a rock and movie star in the 1950s while maintaining a complex relationship with his manager, Colonel Tom Parker.Shown: 9 October 2023
The Lost KingAn amateur historian defies the stodgy academic establishment in her efforts to find King Richard III's remains, which were lost for over 500 years. The life-affirming true story of a woman who refused to be ignored and who took on the country's most eminent historians, forcing them to think again about one of the most controversial kings in England's history.Shown: 13 November 2023
Matilda the MusicalAn adaptation of the Tony and Olivier award-winning musical. An inspirational musical tale of an extraordinary girl who discovers her superpower and summons the remarkable courage to help others change their stories, and takes charge of her own destiny.Shown: 11 December 2023
LivingThe story of an ordinary man, reduced by years of oppressive office routine to a shadow existence, who at the eleventh hour makes a supreme effort to turn his dull life into something wonderful - into one he can say has been lived to the full.Shown: 8 January 2024
All is TrueA portrait of William Shakespeare during the last three years of his life, as he leaves London and returns to his family in Stratford-upon-Avon. Starting with the known facts about Shakespeare's life during that time and attempting to fill in the gaps with what Shakespeare seemed to reveal about himself through his own writings.Shown: 12 February 2024
See How They RunA desperate Hollywood film producer sets out to turn a popular play into a film. When members of the production are murdered, world-weary Inspector Stoppard and rookie Constable Stalker find themselves in the midst of a puzzling whodunit.
A man called OttoOtto is a grump who's given up on life following the loss of his wife and wants to end it all. When a young family moves in nearby, he meets his match in quick-witted Marisol, leading to a friendship that will turn his world around. A funny, heartwarming story about how some families come from the most unexpected places.
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold FryHarold is an ordinary man who has passed through life, living on the side lines, until he goes to post a letter one day... and just keeps walking. The story of an unremarkable man who sets off on a remarkable journey.
About the Focus On Films Society
The society meets on the second Monday of each month between September and May.
Films start at 2.00pm and are shown in the Eaton Bray Village Hall.
The films are followed by Tea and Biscuits and a chance to chat with friends.
Films are selected by the members and all requests are considered by the selection committee.
The films are projected with a modern digital projector on a large 13ft by 9ft screen.
Note: film societies are unable to admit under 16s.
The Society is not intended to be profit making and seeks only to cover running and maintenence costs. We now own all our own equipment, including comfortable seats.
What makes film societies special?
- They are run by their members for their members.
- They provide a warm friendly atmosphere where you can see films on a big screen.
- They bring quality cinema to your community at a price everyone can afford.
- They arrange special screenings and social events, and can provide an opportunity to discuss the films.
- They can provide unlimited programming opportunities including shorts, independent work and films of local interest.
- They enjoy advantages in respect of film certification, cinema licensing and cheaper film booking.
Shown in Previous Months
The War BelowDuring World War I, a group of British miners are recruited to tunnel underneath no man's land and set bombs from below the German front in hopes of breaking the deadly stalemate of the Battle of Messines.Shown: 13 February 2023
CodaAs a CODA (Child of Deaf Adults) Ruby is the only hearing person in her deaf family. When the family's fishing business is threatened, Ruby finds herself torn between pursuing her passion at Berklee College of Music and her fear of abandoning her parents.Shown: 12 June 2023
-- Images and Plot Outlines courtesy of The Internet Movie Database --