Recovery Festival 2023

PFS RECOVERY FESTIVAL  “Let’s Share”  Join us as we work together to help strengthen our Portsmouth community, forging relationships which will continue on long after the festival. Portsmouth Film Society (PFS) announces its 5th annual Recovery Festival Thursday 9 to

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Black History Month 2023

Portsmouth Film Society announces Black History Month Season at the Southsea Cinema & Arts Centre with this year’s theme being “Saluting Sisters”. The Black History Month season will kick off at Portsmouth Film Society (PFS)’s old home at the Eldon Building, University of Portsmouth

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Cinema Rediscovered at Southsea Cinema

Cinema Rediscovered, the UK’s leading festival of classic cinema comes to Portsmouth with a selection of restorations and rediscoveries, including highlights from the American DIY films of the ’80s The punk and ‘no wave’ movements of the late 70s cut

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The Portsmouth Film Society (PFS) and Southsea Cinema have received a massive boost from the National Lottery, Awards For All to help train their amazing volunteers in the following areas: Health & Safety Training (Safeguarding for Children & Vulnerable) Sign

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One year Old!

WE ARE ONE YEAR OLD Portsmouth Film Society are delighted to celebrate Southsea Cinema & Arts Centre’s being one year old on 19 May 2023 with a salsa night featuring Salsa Katanga dance group. Portsmouth Film Society has been on

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June 2023 Outdoor Cinema Events

The days are getting longer, that holiday feeling is drawing closer, the weather is getting warmer (well, marginally) and with the Summer season comes the return of our Sunset Outdoor Cinema! Taking place in a variety of venues across Southsea,

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PFS 2023 Pride Festival


The Portsmouth Film Society’s 9th Pride LGBT Film Festival will take place at its new home, Southsea Cinema & Arts Centre throughout the month of February. The Festival will be showing a range of films, will have guest speakers,

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We have sold over 1200 tickets in the short time we have been at our new home. People like us, but we need more to attend, we would like many more paying customers for our cinema, café, groups, workshops and

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1960 Poster of an invite to someones house with Elizabeth Taylor and Richard burton strangling each other in the centre Bottom smaller with a large picture of elizabeth taylor in blue and white and richard burton in center with purple and light blue. They both look a bit crazed.

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

Tuesday 28 Feb 2h11min + 19:00 guest speaker
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History professor George (Richard Burton) and his boozy wife, Martha (Elizabeth Taylor), return late one Saturday night from a cocktail party at the home of the college president, Martha’s father. Martha announces that she invited another couple, newly appointed instructor Nick (George Segal) and his timid wife, Honey (Sandy Dennis), over for a nightcap. When the younger couple arrive, the night erupts into a no-holds-barred torrent of marital angst and verbal tirades.
Led by a volcanic performance from Elizabeth Taylor, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? is a scathing adaptation of the Edward Albee play that serves as a brilliant calling card for debuting director Mike Nichols.

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Two men one a trans brother facing different directions with the haze of the sunset and a New Zealand highway roadsign in the background some plains and a mountain range in the far distance.

Rurangi (2020)

Wednesday 22 Feb 1hr 27min cert 15
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Burnt-out trans activist Caz Davis returns to Rūrangi, the rural dairy community he fled ten years ago, hoping to reconnect with his father, who hasn’t heard from him since before Caz transitioned. As father and son slowly reconcile, Caz finds himself swept up in the environmental fight which is dividing the town.

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Call me by Your Name (2017)

Wed 15 Feb 7pm and Sun 19th Feb Wed 6pm
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It’s the summer of 1983, and precocious 17-year-old Elio Perlman is spending the days with his family at their 17th-century villa in Lombardy, Italy. He soon meets Oliver, a handsome doctoral student who’s working as an intern for Elio’s father. Amid the sun-drenched splendour of their surroundings, Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a summer that will alter their lives forever.

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Neptune Frost (2021)

Tuesday 14th February 6pm
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In an otherworldly e-waste camp made of recycled computer parts, a subversive hacking
collective attempts a takeover of the authoritarian regime exploiting the region’s natural
resources–and its people. Bursting with ideas and ambition, Neptune Frost is difficult to
describe — and just as hard to resist

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