Category Archives: Cinema

Are you sitting comfortably? Let the movies begin…

There really are some terrific films on offer at the David Lean Cinema next month. And they can now all be watched from the comfort of a properly furnished and re-upholstered cinema. In November, the cinema is showing the controversial … Continue reading

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Bollywood comes to Croydon in celebration of Indian film

India has one of the world’s richest and most prolific film industries, and to mark the 70th anniversary of Indian independence, Malti Patel of Apsara Arts is staging a “Filam India” programme at the David Lean Cinema in central Croydon. … Continue reading

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Bob Marley film-maker is coming to South Norwood

Esther Anderson, the former girlfriend of Bob Marley and the co-director of the documentary of the reggae musician’s early career, will be attending a screening of the film, The Making of A Legend at the Stanley Film Club next month. … Continue reading

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Turf war breaks out over Stanley Halls’ gangster movie

It might not yet be quite as physical or vicious as the infamous Ice Cream Wars of 1980s Glasgow, but there’s a turf war developing in South Norwood and it has turned nasty in the last few days. At stake … Continue reading

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Planning chair Scott to face scrutiny at gentrification screening

Paul Scott, the chair of Croydon Council’s planning committee which is pushing through £250million-worth of publicly financed house-building without a single council home being built, is to face public scrutiny in his own backyard tomorrow night at the Stanley’s Film … Continue reading

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Dench, Rush and Boyega are David Lean stars for October

Tickets are now on sale for the David Lean Cinema in October, which offers a typically eclectic selection of movies, including Halloween screenings, Judi Dench reprising her role as Queen Victoria, Geoffrey Rush giving yet another outstanding performance in his … Continue reading

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BRIT School film-makers get showcased at David Lean

The David Lean Cinema Campaign has announced a partnership with the BRIT School which will see one of the best films made by students in the school’s film and media production department screened before selected features as the “BRIT School … Continue reading

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