Category Archives: Cinema

Film club offers in-depth study of south London life in 2018

Next month’s programme at Screen25, the South Norwood film club with an uncanny knack of finding something that somehow reflects the latest news, trends or, dare we utter it, “zeitgeist”, might have been chosen to highlight the societal contradictions around … Continue reading

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Cinema shudders to silence that never sounded so terrifying

OWEN HETHERSAY previews next month’s screenings at the David Lean Next month’s programme of movies at the David Lean Cinema in the Croydon Clocktower offers a broad range for all tastes and interests, from the highly anticipated A Quiet Place, to … Continue reading

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Countdown begins to week-long Crystal Palace Festival

With one month to go until the start of the 2018 Crystal Palace Festival, the organisers have announced the acts for their free event in the park, plus some new venues this year for the week-long celebration of local culture. … Continue reading

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Gallery owner to face questions at movie club’s screening

BELLA BARTOCK, our resident art critic, previews the movie schedule for May at South Norwood’s thriving Screen25 film club Film-goers – and Croydon residents – will get a chance to ask Kevin Zuchowski-Morrison some detailed questions about his Rise Gallery’s … Continue reading

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Johnny Moped rides again as Screen25 hits funding target

Screen25 has exceeded its crowdfunding target a week ahead of schedule, and now is ready to celebrate with a screening of the cult Croydon classic, Basically, Johnny Moped. The South Norwood-based community cinema set up the fund-raiser to pay for … Continue reading

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‘Fairground ride with dodgy brakes’ is coming to David Lean

Nothing if not eclectic, May’s programme of movies at the David Lean Cinema in the Croydon Clocktower spans Ingmar Bergman’s rendition of a Mozart opera, some Scandi-noir set in Cairo, a Japanese stop-action animation, and the Australian outback in the … Continue reading

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South Norwood film club needs your help for projector fund

Screen25, the community-run film club in South Norwood, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for a new digital projector. Katie Brandwood, Screen25’s director, said, “We need a new projector urgently to secure the future of our screenings in … Continue reading

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