Goodbye to CineGuernsey

This week I heard the sad news that our local cinema society CineGuernsey would be closing after 11 years.  During that time it screened a wide variety of independent, foreign, and classic cinema to appreciative audiences.  Unfortunately, new, easier ways of accessing film (VOD) and ever decreasing cinematic release windows have led to lower audience numbers and the society's … Continue reading Goodbye to CineGuernsey

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CineGuernsey: Life of Riley (7.30pm, Fri 12 June 2015)

Adapted from the play by Alan Ayckbourn, Life of Riley is a French comedy-drama directed by Alain Resnais in his final feature before his death. In Yorkshire, three couples are shattered by the news that their mutual friend George Riley is fatally ill and has only a few months left to live. Thinking how best … Continue reading CineGuernsey: Life of Riley (7.30pm, Fri 12 June 2015)

CineGuernsey: The Possibilities Are Endless (7.30pm, Tue 19 May 2015)

The Possibilities Are Endless tells the incredible story of Edwyn Collins, the Scottish songwriter who suffered a stroke. After a career as an internationally acclaimed lyricist, he lost all language and was only able to say two phrases: "The Possibilities are Endless" and "Grace Maxwell". The film is narrated by Edwyn, trapped inside his devastated … Continue reading CineGuernsey: The Possibilities Are Endless (7.30pm, Tue 19 May 2015)