Welcome to Portsmouth Film Society

Welcome to The Portsmouth Film Society’s website. The society shows the best in world cinema, documentary, independent film, animation and classic movies. Members and public see great films in a social environment, and meet and chat about movies with other film fans. PFS gives you the chance to watch great films that you might not otherwise get a chance to see. You do not have to be member to watch the films.

Click here to read about our season of Open Air Sunset Screenings this summer.

Our screenings FREE to current UoP students (with specific ID)

The next event :


Arctic Sunrise near Prirazlomnaya Oil RigBLACK ICE (Netherlands, 2014)
6:30pm | Thursday  26  may.
53  min
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When Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise set sail to protest the first oil drilling in the Arctic, none of the people on board knew what was coming. Seized at gunpoint by Russian special forces, the ‘Arctic 30’ were thrust into headlines all over the world, facing up to 15 years in prison and finding themselves at the centre of a bitter international dispute.

garbagedreams_2GARBAGE DREAMS (USA, 2009)
8pm | Thursday  26  may.
70  min
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A documentary filmed over the course of four years, three teenage boys grow up in Egypt’s garbage village. They scramble to save an Egyptian city built on garbage from economic disaster. It focuses on the Zaballeen, from a class of Coptic Christians some 60,000 strong, who for generations have eked out a living by collecting and repurposing trash, achieving a staggering 80% recycling rate