Rusthall Community Cinema
Films we all choose, watch, then discuss.

All shows are at Sunnyside Community Hall, Rusthall Road, Tunbridge Wells, TN4 8RA on Saturdays

Doors open 7pm, programme starts 7.30pm with short entertainment related to the main feature

No advanced booking, entry £5 or free for annual subscription holders


  • Special greeting for those who come dressed in costume but all are welcome
  • Licensed bar operates before the show and during the interval. 
  • Post film discussion group is highly recommended for those who can stay 


  • Free transport for locals unable to reach us under their own steam 
  • Induction loop for those with hearing difficulties 
  • All films screened in 4K resolution with surround sound where media permits
  • Padded seating for first 50 people after 7pm

All are welcome to attend our film selection general meeting on 22nd February at 7.30pm at Sunnyside Hall.

And before that, from 12pm we will be displaying local artists' works in the style of van Gough, all are most welcome.

Loving Vincent (2017)


Loving Vincent is a biographical drama film about the life of painter Vincent van Gogh. It is the world's first fully oil painted animated film and brings his artwork to life in an exploration of the death of one of history's most celebrated artists. A true labour of love, written and directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman, each of the film's 65,000 frames is an oil painting on canvas, using the same technique as Van Gogh, created by a team of 115 painters.


Date:  23rd February 2019

Director: Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman

Certificate: 12

Genre: Animation, Biography, Crime

Runtime: 1 hr 34 mins

Cast:   Douglas Booth, Jerome Flynn, Robert Gulaczyk

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)


Set in 1946, the plot follows a London-based writer who begins exchanging letters with residents on the island of Guernsey, which was under German occupation during World War II.

Lily James plays free-spirited journalist Juliet Ashton, who forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in WWII.


Date:  9th March 2019

Director: Mike Newell

Certificate: 12A

Genre:  Drama, History, Romance

Runtime: 2 hrs 4 mins

Cast:  Jessica Brown Findlay, Tom Courtenay, Michiel Huisman

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) (Singalong))


Get ready to sing and dance, laugh and love all over again. Ten years after Mamma Mia! The Movie grossed more than $600 million around the world, you are invited to return to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi in an all-new original musical based on the songs of ABBA. With the film's original cast returning and new additions including Lily James (Cinderella, Baby Driver). Reprising their roles from Mamma Mia! The Movie are Academy Award winner Meryl Streep as Donna, Julie Walters as Rosie and Christine Baranski as Tanya. Amanda Seyfried and Dominic Cooper reunite as Sophie and Sky, while Pierce Brosnan, Stellan Skarsgard and Oscar winner Colin Firth return to play Sophie's three possible dads: Sam, Bill and Harry. As the film goes back and forth in time to show how relationships forged in the past resonate in the present, James will play the role of Young Donna. Filling the roles of Young Rosie and Young Tanya are Alexa Davies (A Brilliant Young Mind) and Jessica Keenan Wynn (Broadway’s Beautiful). Young Sam will be played by Jeremy Irvine (War Horse), while Young Bill is Josh Dylan (Allied) and Young Harry is Hugh Skinner (Kill Your Friends).


Date:  23rd March 2019

Director: Ol Parker

Certificate: PG

Genre:  Comedy, Musical

Runtime: 1 hr 54 mins

Cast:   Lily James, Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep

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