Group Leader John and Beryl Chun
Meeting Venue Jávea Players Studio
Meeting Day and Time Usually 2nd Saturday of the month 19:30 for 20:00 – see schedule below

Satcine is the Saturday Social Club of the Jávea U3A

Any member of the Jávea U3A can join this group by emailing with their name(s) and email address. At the moment we have 300 plus members.

We meet monthly at The Javea Players Studio to meet our friends new and old with a free drink and some nibbles prior to viewing a specially selected film or two which are non-violent with a happy ending. We think it is most important that you go home feeling happy.   James Ward is our projectionist, and Jen Kellow Ward runs our bar. 

We open the doors at 19:30 and we start the show at 20:00. To cover our overheads there is a €2.50 admission charge.

We email all Satcine members with details of the next social evening by 10:00 on the Saturday morning two weeks before the show.To book in you must send your request by email to Please put this address in CONTACTS and use COMPOSE or whatever symbol your system has for a new email to make your booking. That way we get a clear message.  PLEASE DO NOT USE YOUR REPLY BUTTON as your request may easily be missed.

The first 50 people to reply get an email to confirm seats.  To turn up on the night is not an option. After the first 50 we operate a waiting list.

Be aware that we often get fully booked within the day of notification.

Please email us with your booking and request for a free drink the choice being: Wine, red,white, Rose ,Cava. Beer, sin or con. Water, plain, gassy, Tonica. Orange juice.
This year we are adding low alcohol Sangria which we have taken a fancy to.

Future Schedule

Sat 9th MarMailout: 23rd Feb 10:00.
Sat 13th AprMailout: 30th Mar 10:00.
Sat 11th MayMailout: 27th Apr 10:00.
Sat 8th JuneMailout: 25th May 10:00.

Previous Presentations

Below are some details of previous presentation to give you a feel for the sort of films enjoyed by the group.

Sat 15th SeptNOTTING HILL(1999) starring Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts.
Sat 9th JuneTHE WORLD´S FASTEST INDIAN (2005) starring Anthony Hopkins.
Sat 14th AprSHALL WE DANCE? Starring Richard Gere, Jennifer Lopez and Susan Sarandon.
Sat 10th MarGOING IN STYLE (2017) starring Michael Caine, Morgan Freeman and Alan Arkin
Sat 10th FebSAVING GRACE (2000) starring Brenda Blethyn and Craig Ferguson.
Sat 13th JanFAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD (2015) starring Carey Hulligan and Matthias Schoenaets.
Sat 9th DecBEING JULIA (2004) starring Annette Bening, Jeremy Irons, Shaun Evans.
Sat 11th NovMY OLD LADY(2014) starring Kevin Kline, Maggie Smith & Kristin Scott-Thomas.
Sat 14th OctTHE WOMAN IN GOLD (2015) starring Helen Mirren & Ryan Reynolds.
Sat 9th SeptSECRETS AND LIES (1996) starring Timothy Spall, Brenda Blethyn, Marianne Jean-Babtiste.
Sat 10th JuneThe Second best exotic Marigold Hotel (2015) starring Judi Dench, Maggie Smith and Bill Nighy.
Sat 13th MayThe Thomas Crown Affair (1999) starring Pierce Brosnan, Rene Russo and Faye Dunaway.
Sat 8th AprilMAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT (2014) starring Colin Firth, Emma Stone and Hamish Linklater.
Sat 11th March &
Sat 18th March
SECONDHAND LIONS (2003) starring Michael Caine, Robert Duvall and Haley Joel Osment.
Sat 11th FebMAMA MIA (2008) starring Meryl Streep, Pierce Bosnan, Amanda Seyfried.
Sat 14th JanAUSTRALIA (2008) starring Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman.
Sat 10th DecKINGS OF CURRY (2013) starring Harish Patel, Kulvinder Ghir and Amara Khan.
Sat 19th NovWAKING NED (1998) starring David Kelly, Ian Bannen and Fionnula Flanagan.
Sat 15th OctEDDIE THE EAGLE (2016) starring Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman, Tom Costello.
Sat 17th SeptMY HOUSE IN UMBRIA (2003) starring Ronnie Barker, Chris Cooper, Timothy Spall and Maggie Smith.
Sat 11th JunWHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAY starring the “children” plus Rosamund Pike, David Tennant and Billy Connolly
Sat 14th MaySAVING MR BANKS (2013) starring Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson.
Sat 2nd AprilPADDINGTON (2014) starring Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Peter Capaldi and Nicole Kidman.
Sat 12th MarchTHE ILLUSIONIST (2006) starring Edward Norton, Jessica Biel and Rufus Sewell.
Sat 13th February?
Sat 9th JanuaryOUT OF AFRICA (1985) starring Robert Redford, Meryl Streep and Sydney Pollock.
Sat 12th DecTHE HUNFRED FOOT JOURNEY (2014) starring Helen Mirren, Om Puri and Manish Dayal.
Sat 7th Nov UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN (2003) starring Diane Lane.
Sat 10th OctQUARTET (2013) starring Maggie Smith, Tom Courtnay, Billy Connolly, Pauline Collins and Michael Gambon.
Sat 19th Sept THE RAILWAY CHILDREN (1970) starring Dinah Sheridan, Jenny Agutter and Bernard Cribbins.
Sat 13th JuneTHE TITFIELD THUNDERBOLT (1953) starring 
Stanley Holloway, John Gregson, George Relph and Naunton Wayne.
Sat 9th MayEDUCATING RITA (1983) starring Julie Walters and Michael Caine.
Sat 18th AprilLADY GODIVA (2008) starring Phoebe Thomas & Matthew Chambers.
Sat 14th MarchTHE LADYKILLERS (1955) starring Alec Guinness, Frankie Howerd, Jack Warner, Peter Sellers and Katie Johnson.
Sat 21st February
THE GLENN MILLER STORY (1954) starring James Stewart and June Allyson.
Sat 10th JanuaryMISS POTTER(2006). The Life Story of Beatrix Potter starring Renée Zellweger and Ewan McGregor.
Sat 13th DecemberTHE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNEST (2002). Starring Anna Massey, Robert Everett, Charles Kay, Colin Firth and Judi Dench.
Sat 15th NovemberTHE MAN WHO SUED GOD (2001). Starring Billy Connolly, Judy Davis and Emily Browning.
Sat 11th OctoberTHE QUIET MAN (1952). Starring John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara. Also Barry Fitzgerald, Ward Bond and Victor McLaglen.
Sat 13th SeptemberONE CHANCE (2013). British comedy starring James Corden, Alexandra Roach, Mackenzie Crook, Colm Meaney and Julie Walters.
Sat 14th JuneTHE FLIGHT OF THE NAVIGATOR (1986). Starring Joey Cramer, Paul Reubens, Veronica Cartwright, Cliff DeYoung & Sarah Jessica Parker.
Sat 10th MayROBOT AND FRANK (2012). A deliciously inventive comedy. Starring Frank Langella, James Marsden, Liv Tyler and Sarandon.
Sat 12th AprilA GOOD YEAR (2006). British romantic comedy-drama based on Peter Mayle’s story. Starring Russell Crowe, Marion Cotillard, Abbie Cornish, Albert Finney.
Sat 8th MarchLADIES IN LAVENDER (2004). An English drama starring Judi Dench and Maggie Smith. A film of scenery, drama, music and romance.
Sat 8th FebruarySALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN (2011). A British comedy starring Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt and Kristin Scott Thomas.
Sat 11th JanuaryRELATIVE VALUES (2000).Starring a long line up of Julie Andrews, William Baldwin, Colin Firth,Stephen Fry, Sophie Thompson and Jeanne Tripplehorn.
Sat 14th DecemberFROM TIME TO TIME (2009) starring Maggie Smith, Alex Etel, Hugh Bonneville, Timothy Spall, Dominic West, Carice van Houton and Pauline Collins.
Sat 9th NovemberTHE BUCKET LIST (2007) starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman. Very funny and poignant.
Sat 12th OctoberTHE SOUND OF MUSIC (1965) starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer. With songs by Rodgers and Hammerstein.
Sat 14th SeptemberTHE MILLION POUND NOTE (1954) starring Gregory Peck based on story by Mark Twain. Also starring Joyce Grenfell and Jane Griffiths.
Sat 8th JuneMADE IN DAGENHAM (often called DAGENHAM GIRLS) (2010).Starring Sally Hawkins, Bob Hoskins, Miranda Richardson, Geraldine James, Rosamund Pike, Andrea Risborough, Jaime Winstone, Danial Mays and Richard Schiff and lots of 60’s music.
Sat 11th MayTHOSE MAGNIFICENT MEN IN THEIR FLYING MACHINES (1965). Comedy about the 1910 London to Paris air race.
Sat 13th AprilMY FAIR LADY (1964) starring Rex Harrison and Audrey Hepburn.
Sat 9th MarchSIX DAYS AND SEVEN NIGHTS (1998) starring Harrison Ford and Anne Heche.
Sat 9th FebruarySHIRLEY VALENTINE starring Pauline Collins.
Sat 12th JanuaryCROCODILE DUNDEE – 1986 Australian comedy starring Paul Hogan.
Sat 8th DecemberMRS HENDERSON PRESENTS starring Judi Dench, Bob Hoskins and many others. Mince pies, nibbles etc.
Sat 10th NovemberTHE WORLD’S FASTEST INDIAN. True story starring Anthony Hopkins.
Sat 8th SeptemberASHANTI. Starring Michael Caine, Peter Ustinov and Beverly Johnson.
Sat 9th JuneCOOL RUNNINGS one dream, four Jamaicans, twenty below zero. Inspired by true story of Jamaica’s first Olympic bobsled team.
Sat 12th MayDRIVING APHRODITE starring Nia Vardalos, Alistair Mcgowan, and Richard Dreyfuss.
Sat 14th AprilKINKY BOOTS starring John Edgerton.
Sat 10th MarchTHE LAST OF THE BLONDE BOMBSHELLS with Judi Dench, Cleo Laine, Joan Sims, Billie Whitelaw plus others.
Sat 11th FebruaryA BUNCH OF AMETEURS starring Burt Reynolds.
Sat 14th JanuaryCALENDAR GIRLS with Helen Mirren and Julie Walters.
Sat 12th NovemberKEEPING MUM with Rowan Atkinson, Maggie Smith,
Kristin Scott Thomas and Patrick Swayse.
Sat 8th OctoberWILD HOGS with John Travolta and Tim Allen.
Sat 17th SeptemberOVERBOARD with Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell.