Tag Archives: David Lean

Tales of an Indian epic movie which was decades in the making

BERNARD WINCHESTER on the special event staged at the David Lean Cinema on Saturday, which provided previously unheard secrets of the director’s final film Saturday’s screening and special Q&A at the arthouse cinema in the Croydon Clocktower was introduced by … Continue reading

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Ridley Scott’s back in orbit with a tale of space survival

  If the hard-working volunteers behind the Save the David Lean Campaign keep putting together programmes as they have for December, then calls for them to offer season ticket deals for regular attenders will have to be looked at. There … Continue reading

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Save the David Lean Campaign takes on company status

One year after the Save the David Lean Cinema Campaign achieved its immediate goal of re-opening the arthouse cinema in the Clocktower, it has now formed itself into a Community Interest Company, or CIC. The move will enable the group … Continue reading

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Campaign offers Loach’s last movie, Woody Allen and gigolos

The Save the David Lean Cinema Campaign continues to go from strength to strength, as shown by its September programme, announced yesterday. In addition to the regular screenings on Thursdays, the Campaign is staging two additional screenings in the coming … Continue reading

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Civil war, cycling and Calvary head David Lean’s July line-up

Following a month that included sell-out screenings of 20 Feet from Stardom and The Lunchbox, the Save the David Lean Cinema Campaign has announced a July programme of six films at the cinema. At a time of year associated with … Continue reading

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Film choices that mark end of campaign’s nomadic existence

Tomorrow at the Spread Eagle on Katharine Street, the Save the David Lean Cinema Campaign begins 2014 with a free screening of Wolf Children, off the back of a Christmas season where the auditorium was just not big enough to … Continue reading

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Cinema campaigners get their wishes for final screenings

The Save the David Lean Cinema Campaign will complete its 2013 activities with screenings of two films chosen by its membership at the Spread Eagle pub in the next couple of weeks. The enthusiasts’ group was formed in 2011 to … Continue reading

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