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"Son of Saul" Trailer Our next presentation: Thursday 6 April: Son Of Saul Our previous presentation: "I, Daniel Blake" - ‘Excellent’: 32 votes
- ‘Very Good’: 7 votes
- ‘Good’: 3 votes
- ‘Satisfactory’: 0 votes
- ‘Poor’: 0 votes ...
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Our Next Presentation:  Son Of Saul


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For our next presentation, we screen what was arguably the most critically acclaimed and talked about film of 2016, director Nemes’s debut feature and Oscar winner. Saul (Geza Rohrig) is only surviving in Auswitz-Birkenau as part of a Sonderkommando unit, helping to herd fellow Jews to the gas chambers.  Does he see his son being murdered?  For him, giving the boy a decent burial becomes dangerously important.  The film condenses, with incredible power and ferocity and closeness, the unimaginable suffering of the condemned as well as Saul’s struggle to preserve his own humanity.  (Read more…)

Film Selection for 2017-18

We now have the selection list for next season’s films.  Please download here or you can pick up a copy at the next film.  Select up to 16 films that you would like to see next season, and return to Sally before 10 April.

Our last presentation ‘I, Daniel Blake’

42 members and guests returned response slips following the showing of this film, and the breakdown was as follows:

  • ‘Excellent’:  32 votes
  • ‘Very Good’: 7 votes
  • ‘Good’: 43votes
  • ‘Satisfactory’: 0 votes
  • ‘Poor’: 0 votes

Read the audience feedback on this film

If you want to add further comments on this film, you are welcome to do so by joining in on our “I, Daniel Blake” discussion forum.

Membership for the 2016/17 season

As we have now reached the second half of the season, we are offering Half-Season Membership for £30.

Chelmsford Film Festival: 7-10 June 2017

This June sees the launch of the first Chelmsford Film Festival, a 4-day event showcasing current International Short Films, Music Videos and Documentaries.  Tickets are now on sale from their website.

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As well as filling in the Response Slips following the showing of each film, you can leave comments for any of the films we have shown via the Discussion page.

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See what Chelmsford Film Club is showing this season on the 2016/17 season page,

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