Shorts and Gremlins on offer at new Stanley’s Film Club

Stanley’s Film Club at Stanley Halls in South Norwood stages its first edition of Shorts in the South next week.

Shorts In The SouthTickets are on sale now for this brand new quarterly short film night, on Wednesday November 4, celebrating local film-making talent.

The organisers say, “Join us for an eclectic mix of shorts, animations and music videos, and stay for a drink with the film-makers after the show.”

The film club launched at the beginning of October with a sold-out screening of recent
commercial hit Amy. The film was introduced by its production manager
Racquel Alvarez, and was preceded by two short films from South-London based
documentary production company Chocolate Films’ 1,000 Londoners series.

Stanley’s Film Club will offer screenings on the first Wednesday of the month, with new releases, cult classics, documentaries and shorts. The club will celebrate local talent and heritage whilst bringing cinema to South Norwood, offering a refreshing alternative to the multiplex experience.

Screenings take place on the balcony in the main theatre, which can accommodate around
80 people and comes complete with plush, tiered vintage cinema seating.

To supplement the experience, a bar will be open serving craft beers and snacks.

The programme for December and January has also been announced.

If, by Wednesday December 2, you are already dreaming of mulled wine and minced pies, the Stanley’s Film Club might offer something to offer you a seasonal fright, from a bunch of and scary little fellas with pointy ears.

The film-makers of Death of a Gentleman will be available for a Q&A in January

The film-makers of Death of a Gentleman will be available for a Q&A in January

It’s a special screening of Gremlins this Christmas. Tuck into delicious festive food and drink and settle down to enjoy this 80s classic – you’ll never look at a stair-lift the same way again.

And the club begins 2016 on Wednesday January 6 with a special screening of one of the best sports documentaries of recent times, a film which unveils how there’s an ongoing battle for the very soul of cricket.

The screening of the acclaimed Death of a Gentleman will be followed by a Q&A session with the film makers, Sam Collins and Jarrod Kimber.

Tickets for all screenings are £7, or £5 for film club members.

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