Penwith Film Society

Welcome to Penwith Film Society, showing the best new and classic cinema from around the world to audiences in West Cornwall.

You don’t need to be a  Penwith Film Society member to come along, you’re very welcome, but do please join us: it enables us to keep going and costs merely £12 a year.

Thanks to the generosity and hard work of staff at Merlin Cinemas we are extremely pleased to announce the Penwith Film Society will be returning to the Savoy cinema, Penzance for a trial season this Autumn.

Things have really moved on at the Savoy since we were last there: marvellous new screens and a great cafe/restaurant.

Our films will now be shown on Sundays in the early evening - almost always at 6pm, 5pm if the film is a long one, on screen 2.

We'd like to emphasise this is a trial season and will only continue if it's financially viable for Merlin to maintain it, so it's very much as case of use it or lose it - this is the last chance saloon.

With that in mind we've chosen a season in which you will find plenty of cinematic gems, from brand new films from around the planet to well-loved classics. 

All the films are bookable straight away, so we recommend you buy your seats as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. 

Next up...

3 FACES

Well-known actress Behnaz Jafari is distraught by a provincial girl's video plea for help--oppressed by her family to not pursue her studies at the Tehran drama conservatory. Behnaz abandons her shoot and turns to filmmaker Jafar Panahi to help solve the mystery of the young girl's troubles.

"This brisk road movie from Jafar Panahi sees the Iranian director on top observational form." Little White Lies

  • Sun
    22
    Sep
    18:00
    • Savoy Cinema, Penzance
Iran 2018 100m subtitles
Director
Jafar Panahi
Actors
Behnaz Jafari, Jafar Panahi, Marziyeh Rezaei
APOLLO 11
Todd Douglas Miller
  • 08 Sep
    18:00


APOLLO 11
HIGH LIFE
Claire Denis
  • 15 Sep
    18:00


HIGH LIFE
3 FACES
Jafar Panahi
  • 22 Sep
    18:00


3 FACES
BAIT
Mark Jenkin
  • 29 Sep
    18:00


BAIT
RED DESERT
Michelangelo Antonioni
  • 06 Oct
    18:00


RED DESERT
BURNING
Chang-dong Lee
  • 13 Oct
    17:00


BURNING
IN FABRIC
Peter Strickland
  • 03 Nov
    18:00


IN FABRIC
SUNSET
László Nemes
  • 10 Nov
    17:00


SUNSET
TUCKED
Jamie Patterson
  • 17 Nov
    18:00


TUCKED
BERGMAN: A YEAR IN A LIFE
Jane Magnusson
  • 24 Nov
    18:00


BERGMAN: A YEAR IN A LIFE
THE SEVENTH SEAL
Ingmar Bergman
  • 01 Dec
    18:00


THE SEVENTH SEAL
KIND HEARTS & CORONETS
Robert Hamer
  • 08 Dec
    18:00


KIND HEARTS & CORONETS

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