Category Archives: Cinema

Film-maker Loach comes to Croydon to talk benefits and Blake

Ken Loach, the award-winning film director who came out of retirement to make I, Daniel Blake, the acclaimed account of life in Britain on benefits, will be visiting Croydon tomorrow to take part in a series of events organised by … Continue reading

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Cinema’s global offering for May includes Shakespeare’s Globe

The volunteer-run David Lean Cinema, celebrating the third anniversary of its re-opening this week, has announced plans to branch out in May, with special screenings of Twelfth Night, performed in The Globe Theatre on the South Bank by an all-male … Continue reading

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Film club replaces murderer movie with cute pussy screening

Stanley’s Film Club has made a late switch of its screening this week, with tomorrow night’s programme now being A Street Cat Named Bob. The film club, based at South Norwood’s Stanley Halls, took the decision following last week’s murders … Continue reading

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Celebrations as cinema campaign marks third anniversary

The corks will be popping in the Clocktower next week, as the David Lean Cinema Campaign marks the third anniversary of the cinema reopening. Patrons attending the screenings of Lion next Thursday will be invited to celebrate with a complimentary … Continue reading

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Arthouse cinema picks its Oscar-winners well by Moonlight

There’s no Oscar envelope bungling at the David Lean Cinema, where the first film up for viewing in April at the arthouse cinema (and chosen by the David Lean Cinema campaigners before Sunday night’s embarrassment) is the Best Picture-winner, Moonlight. … Continue reading

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Black revolutionary film-makers answer questions at film club

The makers of a documentary which goes inside the black revolutionary protest organisations which have campaigned in London against gentrification with protests such as staging a die-in at a Westfield shopping centre are coming to South Norwood this week for … Continue reading

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David Lean Cinema-goers are going ga-ga for La La Land

Not since the David Lean Cinema re-opened has excitement over an Oscar-nominated film seen its first two screenings at the 60-seater arthouse venue sold out – even before the tickets went on general sale. But that’s what has happened with … Continue reading

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