Ely Film Society - celebrating and sharing film in all its forms

Our next film, on WEDNESDAY 23rd November, is Ararat, a Canadian war drama made in 2002.

Based loosely on the defense of Van in 1915 during Turkey's war against its Armenian minority, Ararat explores the problems of using drama to explore history.

A mother who only wants peace, a young woman who wants nothing but retribution, and a young man whose journey to uncover his roots is jeopardizing his future are estranged members of a contemporary Armenian family who face Turkey's denial of their catastrophic past.

In addition to exploring the human impact of that specific historical event, the film also examines the nature of truth and its representation through art.

Please don't forget that members can invite their guests along to the film for one-off ticket fees if they wish.

The screening will commence at 7.30pm.

About Us

Ely Film Society aims to offer a programme of engaging films - foreign, musical, classics and others - to film enthusiasts.

Film showings, using state of the art digital projection equipment, are held at 7.30 pm in the King's School Lecture Theatre, Old Palace opposite Ely Cathedral. They are offered at an annual subscription to members, who may bring guests for a one-off fee.

Our Programme

The 2016/17 programme page gives dates and details of future screenings. Please note that most screenings take place on Monday evenings, but will be on Wednesdays in September, October, November and December.

Next film is on WEDNESDAY 23rd November

Upcoming Films 

Join Us

We offer a number of different subscription levels to potential members who can choose to either sign up for the full schedule of films or for six months, as well as applying for guest tickets to be purchased on the door. Find out more on the Subscriptions page.

Arts Development in East Cambridgeshire (ADeC)

ADeC also screen the latest modern films each month for a one-off ticket price, their schedule can be found on the ADeC homepage.


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