ARTHOUSE fans are treated to a series of festive flicks and a Royal Opera House classic this week.

Tonight, Christ Church Sandown is screening Elf (PG), at 6pm.

In the festive family-comedy, Will Ferrell stars as a man raised as an elf at the North Pole, who after discovering he is a human, decides to travel to New York City to locate his real father.

Guests are encourage to dress in Christmas jumpers, pyjamas or fancy dress, with the give-away prizes including a breakfast with Father Christmas.

On Sunday, Age UK IW are inviting Islanders to join them in the comfort of the deluxe screen at Cineworld to watch an exclusive screening of The Santa Clause (PG), at 4.30pm.

In the family-friendly comedy starring Tim Allen, a man, who inadvertently makes Santa fall off his roof on Christmas Eve, finds himself magically recruited to take his place.

On Tuesday, Ventnor Arts Club is showing a live satellite broadcast of Coppelia, at 7pm.

Direct from the Royal Opera House, a classic returns to the Royal Ballet repertory with Ninette de Valois’ charming and funny Coppelia ­— a story of love, mischief and mechanical dolls.

Osbert Lancaster’s designs bring a colourful storybook world to life ­— a Christmas treat for the whole family.

On Thursday, the arts club is screening horror movie, Midsommar (15), at 7.30pm.

From the visionary mind of Ari Aster comes a dread-soaked cinematic fairytale featuring an American couple with a relationship on the brink of falling apart.

They travel to Sweden to visit a rural hometown's fabled mid-summer festival, but what begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.