Program Season 2017-2018

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Dear Friends of the British Film Club Trieste,

Here’s the schedule of the 2017/2018 season!
As always we thought to embody the best of English cinema and not only, welcoming initiatives and ideas gathered by yourselves in the previous season.

Below the list or at the end of it, the downloadable and printable version of the program 🙂


  • Wednesday, 15th / Thursday, 16th November, 2017
    A STREETCAT NAMED BOB (Roger Spottiswoode) with Luke Treadaway, Joanne Froggatt (103 mins)
  • Wednesday, 29th / Thursday, 30th November, 2017
    DENIAL (Mick Jackson) with Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson (110 mins)
  • Wednesday, 20th / Thursday, 21st December, 2017
    LION (Garth Davis) with Nicole Kidman, Dev Patel (120 mins)
  • Wednesday, 10th / Thursday, 11th January, 2018
    A UNITED KINGDOM (Amma Asante) with Rosamund Pike, David Oyelowo (111 mins)
  • Wednesday, 31st / Thursday, 1st February, 2018
    LADY MACBETH (William Oldroyd) with Florence Pugh, Christopher Fairbank (89 mins)
  • Wednesday, 14th / Thursday, 15th February, 2018
    DUNKIRK (Christopher Nolan) with Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy (107 mins)
  • Wednesday, 14th / Thursday, 15th March, 2018
    VICEROY’S HOUSE (Gurinder Chadha) with Hugh Bonneville, Gillian Anderson (105 mins)
  • Wednesday, 11th / Thursday, 12th April, 2018
    VICTORIA AND ABDUL (Stephen Frears) with Judi Dench, Ali Fazal (112 mins)
  • Wednesday, 2nd / Thursday, 3rd May, 2018
    MY COUSIN RACHEL (Roger Michell) with Rachel Weisz, Sam Claflin (106 mins)


lionA five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia. 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
Director: Garth Davis
Writers: Saroo Brierley (adapted from the book “A Long Way Home” by), Luke Davies (screenplay by)








lady-macbethIn 19th-century rural England, a young bride who has been sold into marriage discovers an unstoppable desire within herself as she enters into an affair with a worker on her estate.
Director: William Oldroyd
Writers: Nikolai Leskov (based on Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk), Alice Birch








dunkirkAllied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.
Director: Christopher Nolan
Writer: Christopher Nolan








DenialAcclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.
Director: Mick Jackson
Writers: David Hare (screenplay by), Deborah Lipstadt (based on the book “History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier” by)








A_United_KingdomThe story of King Seretse Khama of Botswana and how his loving but controversial marriage to a British white woman, Ruth Williams, put his kingdom into political and diplomatic turmoil.
Director: Amma Asante
Writers: Guy Hibbert (screenplay by), Susan Williams (based upon the book ‘Colour Bar’ by)








A street cat named bobBased on the international best selling book. The true feel good story of how James Bowen, a busker and recovering drug addict, had his life transformed when he met a stray ginger cat.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode
Writers: James Bowen (novel), Garry Jenkins (novel)








victoria and abdulQueen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.
Director: Stephen Frears
Writers: Lee Hall (screenplay by), Shrabani Basu








Viceroy's_HouseThe final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental change.
Director: Gurinder Chadha
Writers: Paul Mayeda Berges (script), Paul Mayeda Berges







RachelA young Englishman plots revenge against his late cousin’s mysterious, beautiful wife, believing her responsible for his death. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.
Director: Roger Michell
Writers: Daphne Du Maurier (novel), Roger Michell



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