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Citizen Jane: Battle for the City

Posted on February 13, 2018

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Join Architecture Club for a screening of this acclaimed documentary.

Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle (Film)

Posted on October 2, 2017

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This screening is being organised by Fair Housing for Frome, a community group running a campaign during 2017 to raise awareness of, and seek solutions to, the housing crisis in Frome. The screening will be followed by a […]

Rook Lane Film Nights…PRISON

Posted on April 5, 2017

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PRISON (FÄNGELSE) The new season of films at Rook Lane Chapel. Join us for a classic shown the best way. Ingmar Bergman’s cinematic experiment, made early in his cinematic career, holds a mirror to the film-making process:  following […]

Rook Lane Film Nights present…The Unbelievable Truth

Posted on October 28, 2016

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Hal Hartley’s reinvention of small-town life and the loves and ambitions of an out-of-kilter younger generation is peopled with intriguingly unconventional stock characters interacting not quite predictably and is a joy to watch.

Rook Lane Film Nights present…Landscape in the Mist

Posted on September 20, 2016

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Two children make an epic journey through a muted but astonishing landscape.

Rook Lane Film nights presents… Lola

Posted on September 20, 2016

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This atmospheric and satirical study of moral bankruptcy is played out on the sleazy side of the tracks in small-town post-war Germany. Fassbinder’s film is a garish and flamboyant cautionary tale with a wonderfully abandoned performance by Barbara Sukowa in the title role.

Rook Lane Film Nights present…Veronico Cruz

Posted on March 24, 2016

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Set in a tiny, remote village in the Argentinean mountains, the film gets its narrative from the growing friendship between a shepherd boy and a teacher from the city.

Rook Lane Film Nights presents…A Taste of Cherry (TA’M E GUILASS)

Posted on March 21, 2016

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This Tehran-based road movie features a journey, but the route is somewhat circular and unfulfilled and the end unconventional. “A beautiful and emotionally complex meditation on life and death”,

Rook Lane Film Nights presents…Death and the Maiden

Posted on March 21, 2016

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The story of a woman’s chance encounter with the man she believes shattered her life 15 years earlier. A tense triangle of revenge and retribution that takes place in a single night and questions how trauma may be addressed and reconciliation may be found.

Groundswell Rising

Posted on February 8, 2016

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Special screening of Groundswell Rising, a documentary about fracking in America and the social movement which has emerged from affected communities. Informative, daunting, inspiring and hopeful all at once.

Rook Lane Chapel

Available to the community as the perfect setting to showcase skills and artistic talent, this prestigious venue is used for performances and exhibitions.

Around the chapel

Venue Hire

For information on hiring the venue for events/ exhibitions please do not hesitate to contact us directly to discuss available dates & times.

Venue Hire

Wedding Hire

This magnificent Grade I listed building in the heart of Frome, Somerset provides the most elegant and timeless of surroundings for your special day.

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