Tag Archives: Save the David Lean Cinema Campaign

Cinema backs Kenley history project with Battle of Britain film

As the Royal Air Force marks its centenary today with a spectacular fly-past over the capital, the David Lean Cinema volunteers and the people behind the Kenley history project are combining their efforts to mark one of the most heroic … Continue reading

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David Lean Cinema celebrates the role of its 100 volunteers

It’s Volunteers’ Week from June 1 and the volunteer-run David Lean Cinema is taking time to say “thank you” for the fantastic contribution that its volunteers make. “We have around 100 of them and without their willing help we wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Cinema campaign talks the talk with screening of Slits movie

The David Lean Cinema Campaign has always been about doing a bit more than simply screening films, and they have often staged some intriguing and fascinating discussions around movies, too. Especially if campaign co-founder Adrian Winchester happened to have a … Continue reading

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Movies, moustaches and how to handle a strong leader crisis

  “Life has improved,” the strong leader said. “Life has become more joyous.” Croydon 2017? Nope, Moscow, 1950. Those were the words of Josef Stalin who, post-mortem, bestrides the brilliant horror-satire which is the first presentation of the David Lean … Continue reading

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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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Here’s to you Mrs Robinson: memories of the Summer of Love

It’s the Summer of Lurve at the David Lean Cinema, at least for a week or so at the end of next month, when the Save the David Lean Cinema Campaign’s regular screenings resume after a brief summer hiatus with … Continue reading

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RAF Kenley celebrated with screening of Reach for the Sky

There’s more than a sense of stiff upper lip and Battle of Britain spirit about the offerings from the David Lean Cinema for July and (a bit of) August, tickets for which have gone on sale today. For a start, … Continue reading

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