Cinema and Film Nights in Exeter


The University offers a variety of activities relating to film. Visit the  Bill Douglas Cinema Museum with its museum of permanent and temporary displays showcasing a wide range of objects, posters and publications telling the fascinating story of cinema.  Entry is free and it is open to the public.


Whether you are a member of the public or a student, you can watch films at our University Campus Cinema  in Exeter. 


The Cornwall Campus also has a film night every Thursday for students during term time in the Upper Stannary.

If you wish to study film, the University of Exeter offers Film Studies courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. The University also offers an interdisciplinary, split-site PhD programme with the London Film School (LFS).


Photograph: part of a display at the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum, Streatham Campus


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 20th Century Women 

20th Century Women

28th March 2017 at 6:30 & 9pm


Summer 1979; Santa Barbara, California. A single mum enlists her young tenants, a punk photographer and a handyman, as well as her son’s best friend, to become role models for a changing world. Revolving around three women exploring love...

 The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum 20th anniversary public lecture 

The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum 20th anniversary public lecture

28th March 2017 at 6.15pm

Free event - booking required

Seminar Room A/B Old Library University of Exeter Prince of Wales Road Exeter EX4 4SB We are delighted to announce a public lecture at the museum on Tuesday 28 March at 6.15. Two talks will look at the history of cinemagoing through the collections...

 Cinéma-monde: The Transnational Reach of Moroccan Cinema 

Cinéma-monde: The Transnational Reach of Moroccan Cinema

10th May 2017 from 17:30 to 18:30


Professor Will Higbee of the Department of Modern Languages will give his inaugural lecture entitled Cinéma-monde: The Transnational Reach of Moroccan Cinema. Since the late 1990s, Moroccan cinema has emerged as one of the most dynamic national cinemas within...