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Our 2017/18 Programme restarts on 10 January

Leaflet coverThe results of our Autumn season together with the rest of the program can be seen below. Also, our Christmas Quiz and team results.

If you would like to become a member you can join at any time. You can come for just one film, but we hope you'll come for more! Unfortunately, some of our prices have gone up for 2017/18 due to increasing running costs. But we think seeing around 30 films for the Full Membership cost of £80 is a really good deal.

Students' admission is at Union Films' box office rates. Even cheaper is to become a Student Phoenix Season Member for just £25 or hold a Union Films Premier Pass.

Our films are shown in Union Films Cinema in Southampton University Students Union. This has 225 new, comfy, fully-raked seats, cinema-standard digital projection with surround sound. We show the films in the best format available, with their original soundtrack plus English subtitles, when appropriate. A handout containing credits and further details is provided and we ask everyone to score the film and comment on it afterwards.

Films are shown on Wednesdays and start promptly at 8pm. We do not show trailers or advertisements. Food is available from the Union facilities - notably The Bridge bar and restaurant. Nibbles and drinks are available from Union Films snack counter. The Bars are often open afterwards so you can discuss the films' impact with fellow members.

We look forward to you coming and enjoying what we believe to be the best contemporary films from around the world.


2017/18 Programme

Our film diary is below. More details about the films are in our leaflet. Remember that the films start at 8pm.

Details of our previous Seasons can be found in the Films section.

Autumn 2017
4 Oct The Olive Tree (89%) Newsletter 1
11 Oct Frantz (89%)
18 Oct Graduation (77%) Newsletter 2
25 Oct After the Storm (77%)
1 Nov The Exterminating Angel (62%) Newsletter 3
8 Nov A Man Called Ove (90%)
15 Nov Dancer (92%) Newsletter 4
22 Nov A United Kingdom (90%)
29 Nov Clash (82%) Newsletter 5
6 Dec My Life as a Courgette (82%) Newsletter 6 Quiz Answers Results

Spring 2018
10 Jan The Salesman
17 Jan Tanna
24 Jan The Promise
31 Jan Aquarius
7 Feb Welcome to Germany
14 Feb After Love
21 Feb The Other Side of Hope
28 Feb The Shepherd
7 Mar The Eagle Huntress
14 Mar Lady Macbeth

Summer 2018
18 Apr The Midwife
25 Apr Berlin Syndrome
2 May Queen of Katwe
9 May It's Only the End of the World
16 May Audience Members' Choice
23 May Harmonium
30 May Things to Come
6 Jun Audience Members' Choice
13 Jun The Square


JAP 12 Dec 2017