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2021/22 Season

As the pandemic loosens its grip, the Community Centre is opening up for showing films. In the optimistic expectation that the season will go ahead as normal your committee has selected 8 films for your entertainment.

All films are shown in the Gates Hall (formerly the Fuller McLellan Hall) at the Lymington Centre. Doors open 30mins before show and refreshments are available.

LFS Membership costs £25 (entry to all 8 films). LFS members must also be members of the Lymington Centre (Enquiries on 01590 672337)

Alternatively tickets are available for each film at £7.00 on the door, £6.00 for Lymington Centre members.

Sunday 12th December 2021     7.30pm

Another Round (2020; Danish)

Dir: Thomas Vinterberg, Ihr 57mins, 12A

Another RoundFour high school teachers consume alcohol on a daily basis to see how it affects their social and professional lives. Take one part deftly directed tragicomedy, add a dash of Mads Mikkelsen in vintage form, and you’ve got Another Round — an intoxicating look at midlife crises. Winner of Foreign Language Oscar and BAFTA 2021. (IMDB; Rotten Tomatoes)

Sunday 9th January 2022           7:30pm

The Farewell (2019; Chinese/English)

Dir: Lulu Wang, 1hr 40mins, PG

FarewellA Chinese family discovers their grandmother has only a short while left to live and decide to keep her in the dark, scheduling a wedding to gather before she dies. The Farewell deftly captures complicated family dynamics with a poignant, well-acted drama that marries cultural specificity with universally relatable themes. (IMDB; Rotten Tomatoes)

Sunday 13th February 2022       7:30pm

The Perfect Candidate  (2019; Arabic)

Dir: Haifaa Al-Mansour, 1hrs 44mins, PG

Perfect CandidateA determined young Saudi doctor’s surprise run for office in the local city elections sweeps up her family and community as they struggle to accept their town’s first female candidate. A message movie admirable for its subtlety as well as its execution, The Perfect Candidate faces oppression and powerfully advocates for change. (IMDB; Rotten Tomatoes)

Sunday 13th March 2022            7:30pm

And Then We Danced (2019; Georgian)

Dir: Levan Akin, 1hr 53mins, 15

We DancedA passionate coming-of-age tale set amidst the conservative confines of modern Tbilisi, the film follows Merab, a competitive dancer who is thrown off balance by the arrival of Irakli, a fellow male dancer with a rebellious streak. And Then We Danced is electrifying in its physicality and fervent in its storytelling (IMDB; Guardian)

Sunday 10th May 2020                8.00pm

I Got Life (2017; French)

Dir: Blandine Lenoir 1hr 29mins, 15

2019-8-I got LifeBlandine Lenoir’s lovely, intricate film tackles a subject that rarely gets addressed in the arts, with a comical lilt. The ‘everyday heroine’ of this film defies convention to show the realities of age discrimination, menopause – and happiness – post-50. A life-affirming, upbeat French comedy to round off the season! (Timeout; Irish Times; BFI)

NB: April film will be preceded by Annual General Meeting at 6.45 PM (Members only)

Sunday 8th May 2022                   8.00pm

Minari (2020; Korean/English)

Dir: Lee Isaac Chung  1 hr 55mins, 12A

MinariInfused with a wonderful sentimentality, Lee Isaac Chung’s fictionalised account of his rural US childhood explores the growing pains of a family farm. This Oscar-nominated tale of a Korean family putting down roots in 1980s Arkansas,  beautifully balances the feel-good and the gritty, and offers an intimate and heart-wrenching portrait of family and assimilation in 1980s America. (IMDB; Rotten Tomatoes); Guardian)

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