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Our 2013/2014 Season...

Leaflet coverOur programme of 29 films from around the world listed below is sadly over. We'll be starting our 2014/15 Season on Wednesday, 24 September.

If you would like to become a member you can join at any time. You can come for just one film, but we hope you'll come for more! We think seeing 29 films for the Full Membership cost of around £70 is a really good deal! You can apply for Full Membership now or on the night you visit us. Students' admission is at Union Films' box office rates. Even cheaper is to become a Student Phoenix Season Member for just £30! Special offers for the Season 2014/15 will be announced in the Summer with our new film programme.

Our films are shown in Union Films Cinema in Southampton University Students Union. This is a fully-raked 320-seat cinema with 35mm and digital projection with surround sound. We show the films in the best format available, with their original soundtrack plus English subtitles, when appropriate.

Films are shown on Wednesdays (except where stated) and start promptly at 7.30pm: we do not show trailers or advertisements. Food is available from the Union facilities - notably The Bridge bar and restaurant, which has a freshly-cooked to order menu. Nibbles and drinks are available from Union Films snack counter. The Bars are often open afterwards so you can discuss the films' impact with fellow members.

We look forward to you coming and enjoying what we believe to be the best contemporary films from around the world.


2013/14 Programme

Our film diary is below with the audience reaction scores. For those that have may have missed out on the Newsletters, these are available for download after they are published.

Fuller details of our 2013/14 programme are available by downloading our leaflet (1.3M pdf). Details of our previous Season can be found in the Films section.

Autumn 2013
25 September The Intouchables (98%) Newsletter 1
2 October The Eye of the Storm (77%)
9 October The Deep (83%)
16 October Barbara (81%) Newsletter 2
23 October Barfi! (86%)
30 October The Hunt (95%) Newsletter 3

SOUTHAMPTON FILM WEEK 2 - 10 November
Monday, 4 November Samsara (91%)
Wednesday, 6 November Before Midnight (71%)

13 November Eva Wants to Sleep (69%)
20 November Black Bread (83%)
27 November Tu Seras Mon Fils (84%)
4 December Wadjda (91%)
11 December No (82%) Newsletter 4
19 December Les Femmes du 6eme Etage (86%) Christmas Quiz

Spring 2014
15 January A Late Quartet (86%)
22 January A Hijacking (92%) Newsletter 5
29 January Lore (81%)
5 February Dans la Maison (78%) Newsletter 6
12 February Zaytoun (84%)
19 February Fenix 11.23 (89%)
26 February Night of Silence (69%) Newsletter 7
5 March The Big City (81%)
12 March I Wish (76%)
19 March Much Ado About Nothing (81%)
26 March About Elly (78%) Newsletter 8

Summer 2014
30 April Rebellion (85%)
7 May Caesar Must Die (86%) Newsletter 9
14 May Railway Man (88%)
21 May Inside Llewyn Davis (82%) Newsletter 10


JAP 22 May 2014