Category Archives: Screen25

It’s a case of Night and Day at Screen25’s comedy shows

Not content with staging live music linked to their screenings, Screen25, South Norwood’s community cinema, has now announced plans to stage live comedians. Well, Kevin Day. Boom! Tish! (We’re here all week…). Day, the funniest thing to come out of … Continue reading

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Orchestral feel as South Norwood cinema sets new bar

OWEN HETHERSAY rounds-up the latest  Screen25 listings Cinema-goers to Screen25 can now enjoy using the venue’s pop-up licensed bar and café, enabling them to enjoy the luxury of a night out on your doorstep. Community cinema Screen25 has just released … Continue reading

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South Norwood film club doubles up on weekly screenings

South Norwood’s own community cinema is plunging into the autumn evenings by offering screenings on two nights each week. Screen25, which underwent a relaunch, renaming and venue switch last year, is doubling its offer from next month, and has just … Continue reading

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Screen25 to return with virtual reality and some harsh realities

Screen25, the South Norwood film club, returns to its weekly schedule with some bonus events in September, with its usual eclectic range of offerings, from Spielberg’s take on virtual reality, to Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs, through to the harsh … Continue reading

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Final release of free tickets for Screen25 Jamaican celebration

More than 200 have already booked to attend a free outdoor screening of Perry Henzell’s 1972 cult classic The Harder They Come on Saturday August 11. Now the organisers, Screen25 – South Norwood’s community cinema – want to make sure … Continue reading

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Documentary-maker Dineen to attend Screen25’s Q&A

Molly Dineen, the BAFTA-winning film-maker, will be at the screening of her latest documentary, Being Blacker, at the Screen25 film club in South Norwood next Wednesday, where she will take questions from the audience alongside the subject of the movie, … Continue reading

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Gold medals, Oscars and hearts of ice on show at Screen25

There’s Oscars galore at South Norwood’s growing movie club, Screen25, over the coming weeks, with a pick of the movies and performances which walked away with the Academy Awards this year.

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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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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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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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Pull Up To The Bumper at Screen25 with Grace Jones biopic

Grace Jones has fascinated, perplexed and delighted for almost 40 years. Is she a singer? Actor? Performance art? The biographical documentary, Bloodlight & Bami, the directorial debut of Sophie Fiennes (full name, Sophia Victoria Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes, and yes, she is the … Continue reading

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Screen25 adds two extra dates and romance of Valentines

There  are an extra two screenings scheduled for South Norwood’s new film club next month, as Screen25 holds its first ever Saturday Morning Pictures with an animation classic.

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From Dunkirk to witchcraft, via the global refugee crisis

Screen25, the freshly re-branded film club in South Norwood, has put together another fascinatingly eclectic selection of movies to start 2018. Opening with the blockbuster that is Dunkirk, January’s screenings, now all at the new home of Harris Academy South … Continue reading

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South Norwood’s movie club launches new ticket prices

A popular community movie group in SE25 has undergone a makeover – and is offering £2 off every screening ticket to signed-up supporters of Inside Croydon South Norwood’s people’s film club has made the final break with its past, and … Continue reading

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Butler agrees to attend panel debate on homelessness

The leaders of the Labour group at the Town Hall may have tried to ban their colleague councillors from speaking to Inside Croydon, but there’s clear evidence that one of them, at least, continues to be an avid reader. Within … Continue reading

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Capra and Dickens’ visions of Christmas on show at film club

Who invented Christmas? Was it Charles Dickens, through his heart-rending tale of Tiny Tim in A Christmas Carol which reflects a Victorian Christmas, so much of which has become our tradition, or was it Frank Capra, who dolloped a hefty … Continue reading

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Dispossession: film club stages debate over housing crisis

For some people, a housing crisis means not getting planning permission for a loft conversion. For others it means, quite simply, losing their home. Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle is a feature documentary which is being shown by Stanley’s … 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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Calls mount for councillor to resign from community groups

Paul Scott, the Labour councillor who describes himself as a “community leader”, has been challenged to step down from at least one of his many roles and to consider the various conflicts of interest that he has, after being accused … Continue reading

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Stanley invites you to bring a baby to meet old man Ove

Stanley’s Film Club has added another screening to their August programme for our Bring Along Baby strand. They will be showing A Man Called Ove at 10.30am on Thursday, August 31 at Harris Academy, South Norwood (4 Cumberlow Ave, London, … Continue reading

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Film club tackles gentrification with A Moving Image screening

This is bold: so a cinema club, which was originally set-up in a restored arts and community venue which has its own coffee and cakes outlet, is to screen a movie about gentrification in south London in which a film-maker … Continue reading

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Save 20% off membership of Stanley’s Film Club this month

Stanley’s Film Club is offering a special 20 per cent discount on the price of all new memberships booked with the South Norwood-based weekly cinema during July. As they consolidate their programme with their regular weekly screenings – which in … Continue reading

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