Films 2017

Cooking with Stella

Showing at Cerne Abbas Village Hall
on Saturday 14th October 2017

Our first new film of the 2017 season, taking a different look at post-imperialism.

2009  Cert (Canada) PG
Dir Dilip Mehta
104 minutes  English with Hindi and French


Sweet Bean
In partnership with Purbeck Film Festival

Showing at Moreton Village Hall
on Sunday 15th October 2017

A life-affirming new film from Japan

2015 Cert PG
Dir Naomi Kawase
113 minutes  Japanese with English sub-titles


Papadopoulos and Sons

Showing at Stalbridge Village Hall
on Thursday 19th October 2017

Big business or family values?

2012 Cert PG
Dir Marcus Marcou
105 minutes  English


Savouring West Dorset and other short films
with special guests from the films, etc

Showing at Broadwindsor Village Hall
on Friday 20th October 2017

Back to where Screen Bites started, with Robert Golden’s documentary about food production in West Dorset. Meet some of the people featured in the film at  Broadwindsor.


Baby Boom
with apple cake competiton

Showing at Durweston Village Hall
on Saturday 21st October 2017

Apples are at the culinary heart of this charming film

1987 Cert 15
Dir Charles Shyer
110 minutes  English



Showing at Upwey and Broadway Memoriall Hall
on  Sunday 22nd October 2017

Saving the village pub calls for extraordinary measures

2016 Cert 15
Dir Tony Britten
96 minutes  English


Last Holiday

Showing at Cranborne Cecil Memorial Hall
on Monday 23rd October 2017

Screen Bites’ most popular film ever is all about the joy of food.

2006 Cert 12A
Dir Wayne Wang
112 minutes  English


Bag of Rice

Showing at Leigh Village Hall
on Tuesday 24th October 2017

Back by popular demand, this story of a little girl and an old lady traversing Tehran in search of the rice ration is  one of our favourites.

1998 Cert U
Dir Mohammad-Ali Talebi
80 minutes  Farsi/English subtitles


A Private Function

Showing at Ansty Old Brewery Hall
on Wednesday 25th October 2017

Audience requests bring back this story of a pig and a secret dinner.

1984 Cert 15
Dir Malcolm Mowbray
92 minutes  English


Chef in Love

Showing at Wootton Fitzpaine Village Hall
on  Thursday 26th October 2017

We have been wanting to screen Chef in Love since our first year, and have finally found a copy that doesn’t turn everything green.

1996 Cert PG 13
Dir Nana Dzhordzhadze
110 minutes  French/Georgian/Russian with English subtitles


Babette’s Feast

Showing at Winfrith Newburgh Village Hall
on  Friday 27th October 2017

The greatest food film of all time, back at Screen Bites for our penultimate night

1987 Cert UDir Gabriel Axel
102 minutes  Danish/Swedish/French with English subtitles (or dubbed)


Agatha Raisin : Quiche of Death

Showing at Tarrant Keyneston Anne Biddlecombe Hall
on Saturday 28th October 2017

This made-for-television comedy mystery is the finale for Screen Bites in its first manifestation, showing at the one hall where we have been every single year.

2014 Cert 12
Dir Geoffrey Sax
90 minutes  English