Rochester Picture Palace Screening – The Great Beauty – Tuesday 11th Feb 7.30pm

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This coming Tuesday the Rochester Film Society are proud to present a screening of ‘The Great Beauty’ at the Rochester Picture Palace.

Director: Paolo Sorrentino

Cast: Toni Servillo, Carlo Verdone, Sabrina Ferilli

Synopsis: The story of an aging writer who bitterly recollects his passionate, lost youth. A portrait of today’s Rome.

Doors open at 7pm, come and join us, grab a drink and enjoy great cinema in a warm and welcoming environment.
Tickets are £5 and £3 concession.

For bookings and more information on all our other screenings visit our website http://www.rochesterfilmsociety.co.uk

Rochester Film Society Screening – ‘Any Day Now’ – Thurs 28th 7.45pm

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The Rochester Film Society invite you to join us for our next screening at the Odeon Chatham, coming next is – ‘Any Day Now’ –

In the 1970s, a gay couple fights a biased legal system to keep custody of the abandoned mentally handicapped teenager that comes to live under their roof.

Director: Travis Fine

Stars: Alan Cumming, Garret Dillahunt, Isaac Leyva

Students can enjoy 2 for 1 on their ticket by sowing a valid student card at the box office.

If you have been to the Odeon in the 6 days prior to our event and show a ticket from that film at the box office you can also receive 2 for 1 at our screening.

For more events and to book tickets visit our website http://www.rochesterfilmsociety.co.uk

Rochester Picture Palace Screening – Akira – Tuesday 26th 7.30pm

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Here is your invite to the next screening at Rochesters very own cinema – The Rochester Picture Palace – this coming Tuesday we have – ‘Akira’ –

A secret military project endangers Neo-Tokyo when it turns a biker gang member into a rampaging psionic psychopath that only two kids and a group of psionics can stop.

Director: Katsuhiro Ohtomo

Stars: Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama, Mitsuo Iwata

If you have attended our Thursday night Odeon screening in the week before this event and show your ticket from that film at the Picture Palace box office you can recieve a concessionary rate!

For more screenings and to book tickets visit our website http://www.rochesterfilmsociety.co.uk

Rochester Film Society Screening – Kings Of Summer – Thurs 21st 7.45pm – Chatham Odeon

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The Rochester Film Society invite you to join us for our Thursday night screening at the Odeon Chatham. This week – Kings Of Summer –

Three teenage friends, in the ultimate act of independence, decide to spend their summer building a house in the woods and living off the land.

Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts

Stars: Nick Robinson, Gabriel Basso, Moises Arias

Students can receive 2 for 1 on their tickets by showing a valid student card at the box office.

If you have been to the odeon in the 6 days prior to our event and show the tickets from that film at the box office you can also receive 2 for 1….

For more screenings and to book tickets visit our website http://www.rochesterfilmsociety.co.uk

Rochester Picture Palace Screening – ‘Something in the Air’ – Tuesday 19th 7.30pm

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The Rochester Film Society invite you once again to the upcoming screening at the Rochester Picture Palace (Corn Exchange High St Rochester). This week we have – Something in the Air –

In the months after the heady weeks of May ’68, a group of young Europeans search for a way to continue the revolution believed to be just beginning.

Director: Olivier Assayas

Stars: Clément Métayer, André Marcon, Lola Créton

If you have attended our Thursday night Odeon screening the week before this event and show your ticket from that film at the Picture Palace box office you can receive the concessionary rate!

For more screenings and to book tickets visit our website http://www.rochesterfilmsociety.co.uk

Rochester Film Society Screening – ‘The Way Way Back’ – Thursday 14th Chatham Odeon 7.45pm

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The Rochester Film Society invite you to join us for our regular Thursday night screening at the Chatham Odeon – this week ‘The Way Way Back’

Shy 14-year-old Duncan goes on summer vacation with his mother, her overbearing boyfriend, and her boyfriend’s daughter. Having a rough time fitting in, Duncan finds an unexpected friend in Owen, manager of the Water Wizz water park.

Directors: Nat Faxon, Jim Rash

Stars: Steve Carell, Toni Collette, Allison Janney

Students can enjoy 2 for 1 on their ticket by showing a valid student card at the box office.

If you have visited the Odeon in the 6 days prior to our event and show your ticket from that film at the box office you can also receive 2 for 1 on your ticket to our screening.

For more screenings and booking information visit our website http://www.rochesterfilmsociety.co.uk

Rochester Picture Palace Screening – ‘Like Someone In Love’ – Tuesday 12th November 7.30pm

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The Rochester Film Society once again invite you to join us for the next screening at the Rochester Picture Palace – ‘Like Someone In Love’ –

In Tokyo, a young prostitute develops an unexpected connection with a widower over a period of two days.

Director: Abbas Kiarostami

Stars: Rin Takanashi, Tadashi Okuno, Ryo Kase

Includes a short film by a local film maker and an introduction to the feature presentation.

If you have attended our Thursday night Odeon screening of ‘Breathe In’ the week before this event, show your ticket for it at the Picture Palace box office and receive a concessionary price!

For more screenings and booking information visit http://www.rochesterfilmsociety.co.uk

Rochester Film Society Screening – ‘Breathe In’ – Thursday 7th November 7.45pm

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The next Thursday night screening with the Rochester Film Society – ‘Breathe In’ –

Director: Drake Doremus

Cast: Guy Pearce, Amy Adams

Synopsis: When a foreign exchange student arrives in a small upstate New York town, she challenges the dynamics of her host family’s relationships and alters their lives forever.

Introduction to the film followed by a discussion over a drink

Students can receive 2 for 1 on their ticket when sowing a valid student card at the box office.

If you have been to the Odeon in the 6 days prior to our screening and show your ticket from that film at the box office you can also receive 2 for 1 when attending our event.

For more screenings and booking information visit our website http://www.rochesterfilmsociety.co.uk

Rochester Picture Palace Screening – ‘Therese Desqueyroux’ – Tuesday 5th November 7.30pm

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The Rochester Film Society invite you to join us for the next screening at the Rochester Picture Palace, this week – Therese Desqueyroux –

An unhappily married woman struggles to break free from social pressures.

Director: Claude Miller

Stars: Audrey Tautou, Gilles Lellouche

If you have been to our Thursday night Odeon screening in the last week and show your ticket from that film at the Picture Palace box office you can receive a concessionary rate.

For booking information visit http://www.rochesterfilmsociety.co.uk

Rochester Picture Palace Screening – ‘A Hijacking’ – 29th October – 7.30pm

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The Rochester Film Society invite you to join us for the next screening at the new Rochester Picture Palace, Corn Exchange Rochester. This week showing – ‘A Hijacking’ –

The crew of a Danish cargo ship is hijacked by Somali pirates who proceed to engage in escalating negotiations with authorities in Copenhagen.

Director: Tobias Lindholm

Stars: Pilou Asbæk, Søren Malling, Dar Salim

We advise booking your ticket in advance through our website as the last two shows have sold out!

For booking information visit http://www.rochesterfilmsociety.co.uk

Rochester Film Society Screening – ‘Before Midnight’ – Thursday 24th October 7.45pm

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The Rochester Film Society invite you to our next Thursday night screening at the Odeon Chatham – ‘Before Midnight’ –

We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.

Director: Richard Linklater

Stars: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy

Students can enjoy 2 for 1 on their ticket by showing a valid student card at the box office.

If you have been to the Odeon in the 6 days prior to our event you can also recieve 2 for 1 by showing the ticket from that film at the box office.

For more screenings and booking information visit our website at http://www.rochesterfilmsociety.co.uk

Rochester Film Society Screening – ‘Rush’ – Thursday 7.45pm, 17th Odeon Chatham

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The Rochester Film Society invite you to this weeks Thursday night Odeon screening of – Rush –

Director: Ron Howard

Cast: Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Bruhl, Olivia Wilde, Natalie Dormer

Synopsis: A biography of Austrian Formula 1 champion driver Niki Lauda and the 1976 crash that almost claimed his life. Mere weeks after the accident, he got behind the wheel to challenge his British rival, James Hunt.

Introduction to the film followed by a discussion over a drink
Students can enjoy 2 for 1 on their ticket when showing a valid student card at the box office.
If you have been to the odeon in the 6 days prior to our event you can also recieve 2 for 1 for our screening by showing the tickets from that film at the box office.
For more events and booking information visit our website http://www.rochesterfilmsociety.co.uk

Debut Screening at The Rochester Picture Palace – 15th October 7.30pm

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The Rochester Film Society are very proud and excited to invite you to the debut screening at the all new Rochester Picture Palace.

Located at the Corn Exchange Princess Hall, Rochester High Street, it was the sight of the first cinema on the high street in 1910 – also called the Picture Palace. It hasn’t been used as a cinema in 80 years.

We will be showing – Renoir –

We advise booking tickets in advance to avoid disappointment – for all prices and booking information visit our website
http://www.rochesterfilmsociety.co.uk

Rochester Film Society Screening – ‘About Time’ – Thursday 10th October 7.45pm

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Showing this week with the RFS at the Chatham Odeon – ‘About Time’ –

Director: Richard Curtis

Cast: Rachael McAdams, Bill Nighy

Synopsis: At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think.

Introduction to the film followed by a discussion over a drink

Students can enjoy 2 for 1 on their ticket to our screenings when showing a valid student card at the box office – this makes one ticket just £3.25!

If you have been to the odeon in the 6 days prior to our screening and show the ticket from that film at the box office you can also receive 2 for 1 on your ticket to our event.

For more information and booking details visit http://www.rochesterfilmsociety.co.uk

Rochester Film Society Screening – ‘Prisoners’ – Thursday 3rd October 7.45pm

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As a change from our previously advertised screening this week of ‘About Time’ we now have ‘Prisoners’

When Keller Dover’s daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?

Director: Denis Villeneuve

Stars: Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis

Students can enjoy 2 for 1 on their tickets when showing a valid student card at the box office.

If you have been to the Odeon in the 6 days prior to our screening and show the tickets from that film at the box office you too can enjoy 2 for 1 on your ticket for our event.

For more on our screenings and booking information visit http://www.rochesterfilmsociety.co.uk

Rochester Film Society Screening – ‘Diana’ – Thursday 26th 7.45pm

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Showing this week with RFS is – ‘Diana’ –

Director: Oliver Hirschbiegel

Cast: Naomi Watts

Synopsis: During the last two years of her life, Princess Diana embarks on a final rite of passage: a secret love affair with Pakistani heart surgeon Hasnat Khan.

Introduction to the film followed by a discussion over a drink

If you are a student and show a valid student card at the box office you can enjoy a 2 for 1 offer making one ticket just £3.25!

If you have been to the odeon in the 6 days prior to our screening and show the tickets for that film at the box office, you can also receive 2 for 1 when attending our event.

Visit our website for further screenings and booking information – http://www.rochesterfilmsociety.co.uk

Rochester Film Society Screening – ‘I’m So Excited’ – 7.45pm Chatham Odeon

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You are invited to the next screening with the Rochester Film Society at the Odeon Chatham – Pedro Almodovars new film ‘I’m So Excited’

Director: Pedro Almodovar

Cast: Antonio Banderas, Penelope Cruz, Paz Vega

Synopsis: When it appears as though the end is in sight, the pilots, flight crew, and passengers of a plane heading to Mexico City look to forget the anguish of the moment and face the greatest danger, which we carry within ourselves.

Introduction to the film followed by a discussion over a drink

Students can enjoy 2 for 1 on their tickets for our Thursday events by showing a valid student card at the box office. Making one ticket just £3.25!

If you have been to the odeon in the 6 days prior to our Thursday screening and show the tickets from that film at the box office you can also get 2 for 1 on your ticket for RFS.

http://www.rochesterfilmsociety.co.uk

Rochester Film Society Screening – Promised Land – 7.45pm Chatham Odeon

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The Rochester Film Society invite you to our screening this Thursday, 7.45pm at the Chatham Odeon of – ‘Promised Land’ –

Director: Gus Van Sant

Cast: Matt Damon, Frances McDormond

Synopsis: A salesman for a natural gas company experiences life-changing events after arriving in a small town, where his corporation wants to tap into the available resources.

Introduction to the film followed by a discussion over a drink.

Students showing a valid student card when buying their ticket can enjoy a 2for 1 deal – making one ticket just £3.25!

Alternatively if you have visited the odeon in the week before the RFS screening and show your ticket from that film at the box office you can also receive 2 for 1 on your ticket.

Be sure to visit our website for more information at http://www.rochesterfilmsociety.co.uk

The Rochester Film Society Screening – Midnight’s Children – Thursday 18th July 7.45pm

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The Rochester Film Society invite you to join us for our screening of ‘Midnight’s Children’ at the Chatham Odeon this Thursday 7.45pm.

Film introduction and post-screening discussion over a drink, hosted by festival programmer and film writer Nick Walker

Students with a current student card can take advantage of the 2 for 1 student ticket offer for RFS screenings = £3.50 each!

Anyone producing their cinema ticket from the last 6 days can receive the 2 for 1 adult ticket offer for the RFS screening that week
Director: Deepa Mehta

Starring: Satya Bhabha, Shahana Goswami, Rajat Kapoor

Synopsis: Adapted from Salman Rushdie’s novel about a pair of children, born within moments of India gaining independence from Britain, growing up in the country that is nothing like their parent’s generation.

Rochester Film Society Screening – Now You See Me – Thursday 11th July 8pm

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The Rochester Film Society once again invite you to our weekly Thursday night screening at the Chatham Odeon. This week we have – ‘Now You See Me’ – at the later time of 8pm.
Film introduction and post-screening discussion over a drink, hosted by festival programmer and film writer Nick Walker

Students with a current student card can take advantage of the 2 for 1 student ticket offer for RFS screenings = £3.50 each!

Anyone producing their cinema ticket from the last 6 days can receive the 2 for 1 adult ticket offer for the RFS screening that week

Director: Louis Leterrier

Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Isla Fisher, Melanie Laurent

Synopsis: An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.

The Rochester Film Society Screening – The Place Beyond the Pines – Thursday 4th July 7.45pm

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The Rochester Film Society invite you to join us for our screening this coming Thursday of – The Place Beyond the Pines – 7.45pm Chatham Odeon.

Students with a current student card can take advantage of the 2 for 1 student ticket offer for RFS screenings = £3.50 each!

Anyone producing their cinema ticket from the last 6 days can receive the 2 for 1 adult ticket offer for the RFS screening that week

Film introduction and post-screening discussion over a drink, hosted by festival programmer and film writer Nick Walker

Director: Derek Cianfrance

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Eva Mendes, Anthony Pizza

Synopsis: A motorcycle stunt rider turns to robbing banks as a way to provide for his lover and their newborn child, a decision that puts him on a collision course with an ambitious rookie cop navigating a department ruled by a corrupt detective.

Rochester Film Society – The Purge – Thursday 6th 7pm

imageThe Rochester Film Society invite you to our next screening – The Purge – coming this Thursday at the earlier time of 7pm

Students with a current student card can take advantage of the 2 for 1 student ticket offer for RFS screenings = £3.50 each!

Anyone producing their cinema ticket from the last 6 days can receive the 2 for 1 adult ticket offer for the RFS screening that week

Film introduction and post-screening discussion over a drink, hosted by festival programmer and film writer Nick Walker

Director: James DeMonaco

Cast: Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey,

Synopsis: Futuristic crime / horror film about a family held hostage for harbouring the target of a murderous syndicate during the Purge, a 12-hour period in which any and all crime is legalized.

Rochester Flm Society – Star Trek 3D – Thursday 30th

The Rochester Film Society invite you to join us for our screening of Star Trek 3D – this Thursday 30th at 8pm –

imageStudents with a current student card can take advantage of the 2 for 1 student ticket offer for RFS screenings = £3.50 each!

Anyone producing their cinema ticket from the last 6 days can receive the 2 for 1 adult ticket offer for the RFS screening that week

Film introduction and post-screening discussion over a drink, hosted by festival programmer and film writer Nick Walker

Director: JJ Abrams

Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Simon Pegg, Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldan

Synopsis: After the crew of the Enterprise find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction.

The Rochester Film Society – The Great Gatsby – May 23rd

The Rochester Film Society presents – The Great Gatsby – at the earlier time of 7.20pm, Thursday 23rd May, at the Odeon Chatham image

Post screening discussion hosted by film writer and programmer Nick Walker.

Students can attend any Thursday night screening on a 2 for 1 offer if they present a valid student card when purchasing their tickets. Making one ticket just £3.25!

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A Midwestern war veteran finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor.

Director: Baz Luhrmann

Writers: Baz Luhrmann, Craig Pearce

Actors: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joel Edgerton, Tobey Maguire |

Rochester Film Society – Black Narcissus – Rochester Cathedral

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The Rochester Film Society invites you to a special screening in the beautiful surroundings of Rochester Cathedral – Black Narcissus – Friday 17th May.

Film introduction by festival programmer and film writer Nick Walker

£8 per adult (concessions £7)
Doors open at 7pm
Introduction at 7.30pm
Film Starts at 7.40pm

A complimentary drink will be available before the screening

To book:
01634 810074
or email development@rochestercathedral.org

Director: Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger

Cast: Deborah Kerr, David Farrar, Flora Robson

Synopsis: After opening a convent in the Himalayas, five nuns encounter conflict and tension – both with the natives and also within their own group – as they attempt to adapt to their remote, exotic surroundings.

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Rochester Film Society – To The Wonder – Thursday 16th 7.45pm

 

 

 

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This week at the Rochester Film Societies regular Thursday night screening at the Odeon Chatham. Terrence Maliks’ latest film – To the Wonder –

Tickets available through the Odeon website or on the night at the cinema box office.

All students presenting a current student card for any Rochester Film Society screening at the Chatham Odeon can take advantage of the special ticket offer to receive 2 for 1 tickets on the concession rate, which makes the price £3.25!

Film introduction and post-screening discussion over a drink, hosted by festival programmer and film writer Nick Walker

Director: Terrence Malick

Cast: Ben Affleck, Olga Kurylenko, Rachel McAdams. Javier Bardem

Synopsis: After visiting Mont Saint-Michel, Marina and Neil come to Oklahoma, where problems arise. Marina meets a priest and fellow exile, who is struggling with his vocation, while Neil renews his ties with a childhood friend, Jane.

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Rochester Film Society Screening – Stoker – 9th May 2013

The Rochester Film Society invite you to their screening of – Stoker – this Thursday 9th May 7.45pm at the Odeon Chatham.

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Film introduction and post-screening discussion over a drink, hosted by festival programmer and film writer Nick Walker

Director: Chan-wook Park [Oldboy]

Cast: Mia Wasikowska, Nicole Kidman, Matthew Goode

Synopsis: After India’s father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him.