Film society’s new season

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Reels roll on the new season of Scarborough Film Society later this month opening with Best Exotic Marigold Hotel starring Judie Dench.

The season, which runs from September to May, includes films from Italy, France, Chad, Spain Turkey and Denmark.

Films are screened on alternate Fridays, starting September 14, at Scarborough Library, Vernon Road, and start at 7.30pm

Exotic Marigold Hotel, with Dench, Maggie Smith and Tom Wilkinson, follows the stories of British retirees who travelto India to take up residence in what they belive is a restored hotel.

It will be followed om September 28 by The Well Digger’s Daughter – a French film with English subtitles – which is the tale of a widower and his children.

Oscar-winner The Artist – a silent movie about the rise and fall of a matinee idol – will be shown on October 12.

Another highlight promises to be the Scandanavian Headhunters which is about a business executive who develops a criminal sideline to keep his wife in the style to which she has become accustomed. It will be shown on November 9.

Director Ken Loach’s The Angel’s Share is in the programme. It is the story of a group of friends who find redemption in the unlikely place of a whisky distillery. It is on April 5.

Closing the season on May 10 is French Can Can, the story of Charles Ziedler.