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
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
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
It's just like International Rescue at Film at the Folk Hall in New Earswick. One of our latest volunteers, Tegan, is helping out on the social media side in the coming weeks. She will be starting to develop a sustainable strategy for the group so that we can use the full power of on-line media … Continue reading Volunteers are go!
After reluctantly saying our sad goodbyes to Shanna and Chris we have some good news to relay to our Film at the Folk Hall members and supporters. A few more volunteers have come forward to help take the community cinema into 2017. Lots of ideas were discussed at our recent meeting so expect plenty of … Continue reading New Volunteers at F@FH
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
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