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Movie star Fox to answer questions on Passage To India

The David Lean Cinema makes something of a return to its roots in October with the screening of its eponymous director’s last film, A Passage To India, with a question and answer session afterwards featuring actor James Fox and Lean’s … Continue reading

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Actor Scanlan to talk in pitiless close-up about her latest part

One of the great achievements of the David Lean Cinema campaigners over the past five years or so has been their ability to organise events around their movie screenings in the Clocktower’s arthouse picture house, pulling in some fascinating and … Continue reading

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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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