RFT – Reading’s Independent Cinema

Update from RFT

Unfortunately, we are not yet able to give any information about re-opening RFT. Please keep checking our website for the latest news and do continue to support us by watching our online films or by buying a ticket for the Reading Community Lottery.

Online Films available

Comedy film director Dong Chengpeng went back to his rural hometown, Tonghua, Jilin Province, on a whim, hoping to make an art-house film about how his family celebrated the Chinese New Year. However, during the shooting of the film, the original main subject of the film – his grandmother, passed away due to illness, Dong Chengpeng had to change the original shooting plan. And the members of the big family in Northeast China who got together because of the film, also ushered in the outbreak of a conflict on the first night of the New Year’s Eve after the loss of the old lady. In the end, completed their last reunion party.

MOUTHPIECE is a powerful, funny and highly original look into the conflicted psyche of a fiercely independent millennial woman, played by two actresses simultaneously –Norah Sadava and Amy Nostbakken. Emmy-winning Canadian writer, director, producer Patricia Rozema wrote the screenplay with Amy Nostbakken and Norah Sadava which was loosely adapted from the acclaimed play by Nostbakken and Sadava

For just £9.99 you will be able to stream this new release from the comfort of your home.

RFT 50th Anniversary Update

During 2020 we had hoped to provide a number of events to mark our 50th anniversary. Most of these will now be deferred to 2021 but we would like to share with you the short film made by one of our volunteers, Luigi Serino, to mark our significant anniversary.