Regal Film Society

The Regal Theatre is home to the Regal Film Society. The programme of films for its 28th season, which runs to July 2022 will be available from a number of outlets in Minehead, including the Regal, Toucan Wholefoods and the Library.

Membership for the season costs £16.50 for an individual and £27 for a couple, with a concessionary price of £11 per person.

Admission to FILMS costs £3.00 for members and £5.00 for guests.

For LIVE SCREENINGS: Adults £15 /  Film Society Members and Friends of the Regal £12.50

Contact Victoria on 01643 831343 for more information.

Membership of the Friends of the Regal is separate and does not include Film Society membership.

Click here for the Film Society’s own website

Besides the programme for members and their guests, there will be monthly public films the titles of which will be confirmed nearer the time.

Based at the Regal Theatre in Minehead, The Regal Film Society is the largest film society in the south west and one of the largest in the UK with more than 400 members. We have recently installed a digital cinema package.

Registered charity no 1162286

All tickets can be purchased on-line via the Regal Website 

For full details visit www.regalfilmsociety.org

TICKETS: Film Society nights – £5 for Guests and Open film nights / £3 for Film Society Members

Live screenings: Adults £15 /  Film Society Members and Friends of the Regal £12.50


The Film Society’s 28th (2021/22) season’s programme

Tuesday September 7    7.30pm

FIRST COW

Dir Kelly Reichardt     USA 2019      121 mins

Toby Jones stars in one of the best film releases this year, a gripping and glorious story of friendship, petty crime and the pursuit of the American dream in 1820s Oregon where two loners team up to seek their fortune stealing milk from a wealthy landowner’s prized Jersey cow – the first cow in the land.

Saturday September 18   7.30pm

Recorded live screening

MICK FLEETWOOD & friends

Tuesday October 5    7.30pm

PARASITE

Dir Bong Joon-ho

South Korea       2019     132 mins

The first ever foreign language winner of the Best Film Oscar, and a host of other awards, is a story of two families, one wealthy and the other not, who form a symbiotic relationship, but how resilient will the new social ecosystem prove to be …? Subtitled.

Tuesday November 2    7.30pm

ON THE ROCKS

Dir Sofia Coppola      US 2020      96 mins

Bill Murray stars in this warm, affectionate and sharply observed comedy about a wealthy, philandering father who convinces his long-suffering daughter that her husband is cheating on her.

Tuesday December 7    7.30pm

THE TRUTH

Dir Hirokazu Kore-eda   

Fra/Japan/Switz 2020        106 mins

Catherine Deneuve and Juliette Binoche star in this stylish and seductive family drama about a scriptwriter and her film star mother.   Subtitled.

Thursday December 9     7.15pm              

Live from the Royal Opera House

THE NUTCRACKER

Tuesday January 11     7.30pm

KAJILLIONAIRE

Dir Miranda July      US 2020     104 mins

Debra Winger stars in this wildly original and moving comedy about two con-artists who have spent 25 years training their only daughter to follow in their footsteps until one scam changes everything.

Wednesday January 19    7.15pm

Encore from the Royal Opera House TOSCA

Tuesday February 1    7.30pm      

MINARI 

Dir Lee Isaac Chung      USA 2020     115 mins     

An enchanting and intimate drama about a Korean family seeking a better life in rural 80s Arkansas, inspired by Chung’s own family history.  Subtitled.

Monday February 14       7.15pm

Special screening from the Royal Opera House

ROMEO AND JULIET

Tuesday March 22           7.15pm

Anniversary screening from the Royal Opera House

RIGOLETTO

Tuesday April 5          7.30pm

SYSTEM CRASHER

Dir Nora Fingscheidt

Germany 2019     119 mins    

A compelling, multi award-winning drama about a troubled nine-year-old, unofficially called a ‘system crasher’ by social services because they are unable to cope, and her wild quest for love.   Subtitled.

Wednesday April 13    6.45pm

Live from the Royal Opera House

LA TRAVIATA

Tuesday May 3           7.30pm

SUPERNOVA

Dir Harry Macqueen  UK 2021   95 mins    

Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci give dazzling, heartfelt performances as a couple facing their fears in powerful and moving film about love and mortality.

Thursday May 19             7.15pm

Live from the Royal Opera House

SWAN LAKE

Tuesday June 7         7.30pm

THE COUNTY

Dir Grímur  Hákonarson

Iceland/Denmark/Fra/Ger 2019   92 mins    

This rousing film from the director of Rams is set in Iceland and tells the story of a woman who leads her dairy farming community in a rebellion against the corruption of the local co-op.   Subtitled.

Tuesday June 28         7.30pm

End-of-season gala TBA Admission to films: members £3, non-members/guests £5; Live screenings: members £13, non-members £15.50.

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