South Norwood’s movie nights include a moon shot

Stanley’s Film Club’s July programme, with screenings mostly in its new home on South Norwood Hill, has been released, and their line-up features a celebration of LGBT cinema and an incredible, little-known story of black women’s role in the Space Race at NASA.

The month begins with a special dance and movie performance, in association with The BRIT School, of Oscar-winner La La Land, being staged at St John’s Upper Norwood (click here for booking details).

Otherwise, all movies are being shown at South Norwood Conservative Club, 10 South Norwood Hill, London, SE25 6AB. Screenings begin at 8pm, unless stated.

For details of membership of the Stanley’s Film Club, which offers a couple of free tickets plus discounted entry to all its screenings, click here.

Wed Jul 5: THE PASS
Stanley’s Film Club celebrates Pride and LGBT cinema. Two young footballers are at a famous team. and it’s the night before their first game. They should be sleeping, but they’re over-excited and out of nowhere they kiss. The impact of this “pass” reverberates through the next 10 years of their lives.

£8 adv / £10 doors (£3 discount for members)

Wed Jul 12: HIDDEN FIGURES (7.30pm)

The incredible untold story of the brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit.

Plus and inspirational talk in partnership with WISE Campaign.

£8 adv / £10 doors (£3 discount for members)

Wed Jul 19: THE LEVELLING
When Clover receives a call telling her that her brother Harry is dead, she must return home to her father Aubrey. Her home is changed forever by the devastating floods and Aubrey is a tormented shadow of his former self. Can she withstand the troubles that face her on the ravaged farm?

£8 adv / £10 doors (£3 discount for members)

Wed Jul 26: GET OUT
Rose invites black boyfriend Chris away for a weekend to meet the parents. Chris reads the family’s strange accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their  daughter’s interracial relationship but as the weekend progresses, a series of disturbing discoveries lead him to the truth.

£8 adv / £10 doors (£3 discount for members)

For more details about Stanley’s Film Club, click here.


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