A year in film…

Well it's been another incredible year for Film at the Folk Hall and despite us taking a short break while the hall has some work done, we don't plan on slowing down! Seen as we have just had our Annual General Meeting, we thought now would be a good time to give you an update … Continue reading A year in film…

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10 Facts About The Oscars You Probably Didn’t Know

After winning an award for Best Actress for Cabaret in the 1970’s, Liza Minnelli became the only Oscar winner who parents had both previously won Oscars as well! Her mother, Judy Garland, received an award in 1939 and her father, Vincente Minnelli, won Best Director for Gigi in the 1950’s. The first Oscars consisted of … Continue reading 10 Facts About The Oscars You Probably Didn’t Know

International Women’s Day 2018 – 10 Facts You Should Know

Of the top 100 grossing films of 2017, women represented just 8% of directors, and 10% of writers. This is surprising, considering that women make up 52% of all moviegoers according to MPAA in 2016. International Women’s Day is an official holiday in 15 countries including Vietnam and China – where is our bank holiday … Continue reading International Women’s Day 2018 – 10 Facts You Should Know