Autumn & Spring Season

Judy

8th Dec

7.30pm

Judy

2 hours Cert. 12A    (USA – 2019)

The Oscar nominated film set thirty years after ‘The Wizard of Oz’. Legendary performer Judy Garland (Renée Zellweger) arrives in swinging London in 1968 to perform to sell-out shows at the Talk of the Town nightclub. While here, she reminisces with friends and fans and begins a whirlwind romance with musician Mickey Deans, her soon-to-be fifth husband – all the while her health starts to fail leaving Judy with a painful decision.

Our evening will be made extra special by a live
performance from ‘Sticky Toffee Jazz’ before the film.

Non members tickets £5.50

  • Please note; A limited number of guest tickets for films are available in advance online or from the box office. If the advance tickets sell out, more tickets may be available on the door on the day.

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The Father

12th Jan

7.30pm

The Father

1 hours 35 minutes Cert. 12A (UK/France – 2020)

Having scared off his last carer, Anthony, (Anthony Hopkins) an ailing, octogenarian gradually succumbing to dementia, feels abandoned when Anne, (Olivia Coleman) his daughter, tells him she’s moving to Paris. Confused and upset, against the backdrop of a warped perspective and his rapid, heart-rending mental decline, Anthony is starting to lose his grip on reality, struggling to navigate present and past. Now, as faded memories and glimpses of lucidity trigger sudden mood swings, Anthony’s surroundings, and even time itself become distorted. Hopkins deservedly won the best actor award at this year’s Oscars.

Non members tickets £5.50

Non members tickets £5.50

  • Please note; A limited number of guest tickets for films are available in advance online or from the box office. If the advance tickets sell out, more tickets may be available on the door on the day.

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The Last Bus

26th Jan

7.30pm

The Last Bus

1 hour 25 minutes – Cert. 15 (UK – 2021)

A heart-warming tale about Tom (Timothy Spall), a pensioner whose wife, Mary (Phyllis Logan), has just passed away. He travels all the way from from John O’Groats to Land’s End, using his free bus pass. and carries his wife’s ashes with him in a small suitcase. There he intends to scatter them at the place where they first met. Along the way, his adventures are recorded by the people he meets and helps, and by the end of his trip he has unwittingly become a social media celebrity.

Non members tickets £5.50

  • Please note; A limited number of guest tickets for films are available in advance online or from the box office. If the advance tickets sell out, more tickets may be available on the door on the day.

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Dream Horse

16th Feb

7.30pm

Dream Horse

1 hour 50 minutes Cert. PG (UK- 2020)

The inspiring true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely race horse bred by small town Welsh bartender Jan Vokes (Toni Collette). With little money and no experience, Jan convinces her neighbours to chip in their meagre earnings to raise Dream in the hope that he can compete with the racing elite. The group’s investment pays off as Dream rises through the ranks to race in the Welsh Grand National.

Non members tickets £5.50

  • Please note; A limited number of guest tickets for films are available in advance online or from the box office. If the advance tickets sell out, more tickets may be available on the door on the day.

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About Us

Warminster & District Film Society shows films each month throughout the year. The Society is independent, we chose our own selection of titles, from recent releases to foreign films and take suggestions from our members.

Our year is split into two seasons – The Spring / Summer season runs from March to August. The Autumn / Winter season runs from September to February
By paying a membership fee of £18 each season, all attendance is then free at the door and membership guarantees a seat; there is no need to book, just turn up on the night with your membership card. Members then re-join after the final film of each season.

Non-members can also attend, by buying guest tickets at £5.50* per film.
However, these may be limited due to the capacity of the auditorium. Guest tickets for a film are available at the Athenaeum Box Office and from this website.
Any remaining guest tickets can also be bought on film night.

The Athenaeum, home of the Film Society, has excellent quality equipment; high definition projection and sound, plus a loop system for those who are hard of hearing. The ground floor of the auditorium is accessible to wheelchair users. A lift is available to assist access to the balcony stairs.

The Society is organised by a dedicated committee of members. We are always looking for volunteers to join the committee and help with the running of the Society.

* 50p of the ticket price is donated to the Athenaeum Restoration Fund


Next Film

Judy

8th Dec

7.30pm

Judy

2 hours Cert. 12A    (USA – 2019)

The Oscar nominated film set thirty years after ‘The Wizard of Oz’. Legendary performer Judy Garland (Renée Zellweger) arrives in swinging London in 1968 to perform to sell-out shows at the Talk of the Town nightclub. While here, she reminisces with friends and fans and begins a whirlwind romance with musician Mickey Deans, her soon-to-be fifth husband – all the while her health starts to fail leaving Judy with a painful decision.

Our evening will be made extra special by a live
performance from ‘Sticky Toffee Jazz’ before the film.

Non members tickets £5.50

  • Please note; A limited number of guest tickets for films are available in advance online or from the box office. If the advance tickets sell out, more tickets may be available on the door on the day.

View Our Covid Policy

WDFS Homepage

Facebook Page


  • To Become a Member call 01985 219024
  • Films are shown on Wednesdays 7.30pm
  • The society reserves the right to substitute alternative titles in exceptional circumstances