Winchester Film Society screenings: And Then We Danced

Dates: 25th January to 25th January 2022 Other films are available on different dates
Location: The Planetarium
Duration: 108 mins
Tickets: £8

Movie fans, this one's for you! Winchester Film Society are bringing a selection of the best foreign and independent cinema to The Planetarium. Sit back, relax and soak up tales from places like Colombia, Italy, Russia and France. 

On 25th January sit back and enjoy And Then We Danced (15, 108 mins). This drama from Georgia is directed by Levan Akin. Join Mehrab as he trains for the National Georgian Ensemble, a masculine and traditional dance. As he trains he is drawn to a new male student. In a society where same sex relationships are taboo, the pair become enraptured with each other.

Watch the trailer here.

Other films coming up this season:

  • 8 February, Memories of My Father (15, 137 mins). This drama from Columbia is directed by Fernando Trueba. Watch as the story of Hector Abad Gomez, a real life Columbian public health crusader, comes to life on film. Told through the eyes of his son, this is a heartfelt and compassionate family drama.
  • 22 February, The Souvenir (15, 115 mins). This drama from right here in the UK is directed by Joanna Hogg. Julie is a film student. She's in a turbulent relationship with Anthony, a charismatic man who may not be all he seems. Will her intense and emotionally fraught relationship destroy her dreams? 
  • 8 March, Honeyland (12, 85 mins). This documentary from the Republic of Macedonia is directed by Tamara Kotevska. Join the last of the Macedonian wild beekeepers as her tranquil existence is threatened by a new family next door. 
  • 22 March 2022,  A White, White Day (15, 109 mins). This thriller from Iceland is directed by Hlynur Palmason. Policeman, Ingimundur, is on compassionate leave. He spends his days looking after his eight year old grandaughter and mourning the loss of his wife. He discovers his wife was having an affair and his grief begins to be driven by rage and anger.
  • 5 April 2022, Transit (12, 102 mins). This drama from Germany is directed by Christian Petzold. In an alternate modern day France, a political refugee impersonates a dead writer. He steals his papers and attempts to flee to safety. 
  • 19 April 2022, The Climb (15, 94 mins). This comedy drama from the USA is directed by Michael Angelo Covina. Watch as Mike and Kyle's 'bro-mance' plays out over several years. Expect plenty of ups and downs along the way. 
  • 3 May 2022, Dera Commrades! (15, 120 mins). This drama from Russia is directed by Andrei Konchalovsky. Lyudmila witnesses the massacre of striking labourers by the authorities. Not long after she realises that her daughter is missing. This foreboding drama is based on real events.
  • 17 May, Judy and Punch (15, 105 mins).  This black comedy from Australia is directed by Mirrah Foulkes. Judy and Punch perform their puppet show in the landlocked village of Seaside. Judy is the talent and also a full-time mother to their duaghter. Punch has a drinking problem which causes a terrible tragedy. This is a traditional folk tale turned on its head. 

Accessibility information for film screenings

Our film screenings are fully accessible. In the Planetarium, if you have a wheelchair, we have spaces for you to sit with seats for your family and friends. The stairs have lights to make them easy to see. They are wide and broad. Seating is raked - seats at the back sit almost upright, seats at the front lean back. Whichever seat you choose, you’ll always get a padded flip-up seat with head-rest. We also have an induction loop. 

We have blue badge parking available and level access throughout the venue. 

Find out more about accessibility