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
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!
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
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