Films Tagged "History"

Katyn (15)

Andrzej Wajda (now in his 80s) is a brilliant film-maker of international stature whose career has spanned the second half of the twentieth-century. This is…

Of Gods and Men (15)

This film is based on a real incident which happened during the Algerian civil war in 1996 when Cistercian monks and their community in the…

Renoir (12a)

Set on the French Riviera in the summer of 1915, Jean Renoir, son of the Impressionist painter, Pierre-Auguste, returns home to convalesce after being wounded…

Even the Rain (15)

Water in film has had a long and varied history, and over the years the Film Society has dipped its toe into several: Polanski‚Äôs Knife…

A Royal Affair (15)

A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician – and together they start a revolution that…