Charlton Kings Film Society

IMPORTANT UPDATE

Hi Filmgoers,

Sacred Hearts Hall is not expected to re-open before September 2021 or as long as any COVID restrictions are in place.

The implications for public liability insurance and risk assessments are just too complicated. While this may be disappointing, the safety of users is obviously of paramount importance to everyone.

So, sadly, this means that the 2020/1 season simply won’t be able to take place. We will, of course, let you all know when restrictions are lifted.

In the meantime we send you our best wishes and hope you are all staying safe.

The Charlton Kings Film Society Team

The Charlton Kings Film Society (CKFS), supported by the Sacred Hearts Parish

A cinema tailored by feedback from the local community, its aim is to provide an entertaining and engaging experience for moviegoers. Whether you come in a group or on your own, we’ll do our best to provide a welcoming atmosphere and an enjoyable evening. And, of course, great films at an affordable price.
We offer many advantages beyond your usual cinema experience. Here are a few highlights:
  • Recent releases, classics, foreign and children’s films
  • Fully licensed bar
  • Popcorn, teas and coffees, cakes, ice creams and more
  • Large on-stage screen
  • Free on-site parking
  • Comfortable seating
  • Surround sound
  • Wheelchair access and disabled facilities
We are looking for more people to help develop this growing venture. So, whether you’re steeped in cinema lore or just want to lend a hand, please let us know. Volunteers can see films for free!

Film Programme – postponed from the fifth season [2019/20]

First Man

20th March

Damien Chazelle • 2018 • 141 mins • 12A
A historical biopic of the life of Neil Armstrong. This first-person account focuses on the personal sacrifices and undeniable risks he took leading up to that pivotal moment in history.

Two Days, One Night

3rd April

Jean-Pierre Dardenne • 2014 • Subtitles • 95 mins • 15
Sandra is off work sick when she discovers her co- workers have been offered a €1,000 bonus if they vote for her to lose her job. She spends the weekend trying to convince each of them to vote for her.

Calvary

17th April

John Michael McDonagh • 2014 • 102 mins • 15
Fr James (Brendan Gleeson), a good Irish priest, is threatened in confession that he will be killed in a week. During the next seven days he is confronted with a variety of problems from his parish and family. A brutal snapshot of Irish life.

La Vie En Rose

8th May

Olivier Dahan • 2007 • Subtitles • 140 mins • 12A
Oscar-winner Marion Cotillard stars as iconic French singer Edith Piaf in this story of her life. Though Piaf’s extraordinary voice took her from the bordellos of Normandy to the streets of Paris, her life was filled with tragedy.

Wild Card

22nd May

A recently released film will be selected, to be announced nearer the time. Please check the CKFS website and communications.

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

5th June

Mike Newell • 2018 • 124 mins • 12A
This romantic period drama tells of Guernsey’s history in the Second World War. Juliet (Lily James), a writer in London, is intrigued when she receives a letter from a Society member and travels to the island to meet him.

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