It was a pleasure to host Dave Johns and Abigail Scott-Paul at our showing of Ken Loach's Palm D'Or award winning film I, Daniel Blake. The film is up for a few BAFTA awards too, so keep your fingers crossed. The film may not in itself change government policy on the benefits system in the … Continue reading More fun at Film at the Folk Hall
Dave Johns at Film at the Folk Hall
Amazing news for the New Year. Dave Johns, the talented writer, actor and stand up comedian who is one of the leading stars of I, Daniel Blake has agreed to do a Q & A session prior to our showing of the film on Friday 20th January at the Folk Hall in New Earswick. Dave … Continue reading Dave Johns at Film at the Folk Hall
A Note From Sam
As we head into a new year at Film at the Folk Hall we thought we would post up a message from our new chair Sam Watling. Wow! What a year 2016 was! I should start this with a huge thanks to Chris Cooke, our former chair. I first came along to Film at the … Continue reading A Note From Sam
I, Daniel Blake film night
Tickets are on sale for the January 2017 (Friday 20th) showing of Ken Loach's I' Daniel Blake, the Palme d'Or winning drama gaining rave reviews from critics and film goers alike. To quote the Observer film critic Mark Kermode; "Blessed with exceptional lead performances from Dave Johns and Hayley Squires, Loach crafts a gut wrenching … Continue reading I, Daniel Blake film night
Next Meeting & Film Night
The next meeting for Film at the Folk Hall volunteers is Friday 25th November at 5.30 p.m. Please try to make it as it is important the group starts to organise for the next few months now that Shanna has left and Christine has stepped down from chairing. After the meeting the November film we … Continue reading Next Meeting & Film Night
The poster says it all. Why not come along to our open evening on Saturday 12th November at the Folk Hall in New Earswick? It's a great way to meet up with all our volunteers and find out about our plans for the rest of 2016 and into 2017. I will post up the selection … Continue reading Open Evening
Shanna moves to Manchester!
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!
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
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