We are going to miss Shanna. She has been involved with Film at the Folk Hall (F@FH) from the beginning, helping to find set-up funding and making contact with all local groups so we have had good audiences for our varied films right from the start. As we have grown Shanna always made positive and … Continue reading Shanna moves to Manchester!
Film at the Folk Hall – The Danish Girl Earlier in 2016, Film at The Folk Hall screened ‘The Danish Girl’, the true story of Lili Elbe, a Danish artist and transgender pioneer, which starred British actor, Eddie Redmayne. As a member of the *LGBT allies network at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and Joseph Rowntree … Continue reading Guest Blog by Christine Appleton
The cult film to beat all cult films is coming to Film at the Folk Hall on Friday 28th October. Now is the chance to really push the boat out if you enjoy audience participation at your film night out! We present to you the one and only "The Rocky Horror Picture Show". At the … Continue reading The Rocky Horror Picture Show
It's great to be back after the summer break and to announce that yet more volunteers have come forward to help develop the work of Film at the Folk Hall into 2017. It is amazing how generous the people of York are when a community puts out a call for support on local projects. So … Continue reading New Volunteers
The hardworking Film at the Folk Hall volunteers have been out again at the Joseph Rowntree Fun Day in Homestead Park, York. Why don't you have a quick look at the photo gallery to see Chris, Polly and Marie in action telling the good people of York all about Film at the Folk Hall and … Continue reading Fun Day at Homestead Park
Yet again the volunteer team pulled off a successful film show in July with the sold out showing of Dad's Army. The effort put in to have a display of artefacts and posters from the 1940's and the costumes that people put together for the evening are a great reminder of how the community around … Continue reading Dad’s Army a “Great Evening”
The Danish Girl proved to be a near sell out. Thanks for all your efforts you brilliant volunteers. Have a look at the photo gallery for a flavour of the evening. More photographs will be posted, so keep checking back each week.
The Danish Girl Next on the Film at the Folk Hall programme is The Danish Girl starring the fabulous Eddie Redmayne (from whom I am yet to see a bad performance!) It’s a romantic drama set in the 1930’s, loosely inspired by the real lives of Danish painters Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. The film … Continue reading Our June Film
Thanks to a very generous donation from the John Lewis Community Fund we have now purchased our very own projector screen. Standing at 16 feet by 9 feet, this is pretty huge news for us! With the recent addition of a new blu ray player it means that we are self sufficient in our screenings. … Continue reading New equipment
Film at the Folk Hall are recruiting new volunteers for 2016-17. We need people to help fundraise and be ushers at our screenings. Other roles are in marketing and press liaison. Or why not learn how to develop and manage social media accounts and websites? The idea is to come along and have fun whilst providing … Continue reading Volunteers needed