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
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
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
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
DAD’S ARMY While the original series was a little before my time, I do remember my parents and grandparents both watching it when I was a child. I also remember how they laughed and how much they loved it. So it’s with great anticipation that we bring you the Dad’s Army movie. It’s set … Continue reading Dad’s Army
Wow. What an emotional movie The Danish Girl was! It was incredibly poignant and I don't think there was a dry eye in the house. To see someone battling so hard for transformation nearly 80 years ago sends a very powerful message across time for me. Whatever you believe, look like or feel inside you … Continue reading Response to The Danish Girl
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.