Sing! (U) (FREE event with the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust)

23rd September 2018 – 13:00 Doors – 14:00 film

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This event is brought to you in association with the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust to celebrate the grand reopening of the iconic Folk Hall in New Earswick, the home of Film at the Folk Hall! The trust have kindly covered all our costs so we can bring you the event absolutely FREE as part of their full weekend of fun activities! Just turn up and get involved!

Koala bear, Buster Moon, presides over a once-grand theatre that has fallen on hard times. An eternal optimist, he loves his theatre above all and will do anything to preserve it. Facing the crumbling of his life’s ambition, he takes one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world’s greatest singing competition. Five contestants emerge: a mouse, a timid elephant, a pig, a gorilla and a punk-rock porcupine!

With a stellar cast including the likes of Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon and Scarlett Johansen, as well as original music from Stevie Wonder, this is sure to be a fun filled family afternoon which everyone will enjoy!

 

Darkest Hour (PG)

28th September 2018 – 19:00 Doors – 19:30 Film

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7.4 IMDB 85% RT

Gary Oldman won an Oscar for Best Actor with his incredible transformation into Winston Churchill and we couldn’t miss the chance to share this incredible retelling of one of our countries most important times.

We join Churchill during one of his most turbulent and defining trials. Negotiating with Hitler or  standing firm to fight for freedom.

 

A Northern Soul (15) (FREE event with Director and Star Q&A)

12th October 2018 – 18:30 Doors – 19:00 Film

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Sean McAllister returns to his hometown, Hull, as curator of its’ UK City of Culture opening. Back living with his 90-year-old parents and reflecting on changes to a city hit by cuts in public spending and divided by Brexit, Sean is drawn to the fringes of town where he encounters Steve – a struggling warehouse worker with a dream.

“Class and chance collide in Sean McAllister’s brilliant Sheffield Doc/Fest opening film, as young performers are guided through their home’s transformational year as UK city of culture” [Charlie Phillips, The Guardian]

We are lucky enough to be joined by the director, BAFTA nominated, Sean McAllister and the star of the film, Steve Arnott for a panel led audience Q and A after the film! This event is not to be missed!

This event is being brought you for free by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and Film at the Folk Hall, please only reserve a ticket if you can attend the event. If you are unable to come then please take the time to cancel so your ticket can be reallocated.

***Instead of charging a ticket fee, as you will discover during the film, there is a very worthy cause known as the Beats Bus which we ask that you consider donating to instead. Link found below. There will also be a donation bucket at the event.***

https://uk.gofundme.com/hullbeatsbus

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The Lost Boys (15)

26th October 2018 – 19:00 Doors – 19:30 film

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7.2 IMDB 74% RT

‘Sleep all day. Party all night. Never grow old!’

Teenage brothers Michael (Jason Patric) and Sam (Corey Haim) move with their mother to a small town in northern California. While the younger Sam meets a pair of kindred spirits in comic-book geeks Edward (Corey Feldman) and Alan (Jamison Newlander), the angst-ridden Michael soon gets involved with a local gang of vampires led by David (Kiefer Sutherland). Sam and his new friends must find a way to save Michael from the undead.

We always like to play something spooky at Halloween, this will be our first vampire film and it’s a good one. Part horror, part teen comedy, this film quickly became a cult classic due to it’s great cast, off beat soundtrack and clever marketing campaign. Experience it how it should be, on the big screen with friends!

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