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Sun 1 Mar // 20:00 /

Northern Soul

Northern Soul

15 / 102mins / Elaine Constantine / 2014 / UK

Starring Steve Coogan and Antonia Thomas, this is the story of Northern Soul in the 1970s, a culture which changed a generation. No longer satisfied with small town life and a factory production line, two young boys dream of going to America to discover rare records which will help them become the best DJs on the scene. This journey tests their friendship to the limit.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS FILM IS NOW SOLD OUT ONLINE BUT WE HAVE 20 TICKETS AVAILABLE ON THE DOOR ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS. (Doors open 7.15pm).

Thu 5 Mar // Thu 5 Mar // Fri 6 Mar // 11:00 /20:00 /

A Most Wanted Man

A Most Wanted Man

15 / 122mins / Anton Corbijn / 2014 / UK/ USA / Germany

Hamburg is in a state of high alert after numerous terrorist plots with all the key players lock in a tight battle. Into this complex game of international politics comes Karpov, a Chechnyan refugee suspected of being part of
a terrorist organisation and Annabel Richter, a passionate human rights lawyer. Based on John le Carré’s novel, this is a contemporary, cerebral tale of intrigue, love, rivalry, and politics that prickles with tension right through to its last heart-stopping scene. Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Robin Wright and Willem Dafoe.

Sat 7 Mar // 17:00 /

CANCELLED: Paddington: Presented by The Travelling Cinema's Coastal Tour on Hastings Stade

Includes short film Element of Grace

CANCELLED: Paddington: Presented by The Travelling Cinema's Coastal Tour on Hastings Stade

U / 95mins / Paul King / 2014 / UK

Sadly this event has now been cancelled - see a statement from Picturehouse to explain the situation.

 

Starring Ben Whishaw, Nicole Kidman, Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters.

After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home.

Also screening is short film Element of Grace (UK, 1952, 9 mins), by Ray Young. A lovely portrait of the St Leonards-on-Sea Lido. Screen Archive South East. 

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Sat 7 Mar // 19:30 /

CANCELLED: Birdman: Presented by The Travelling Cinema's Coastal Tour on Hastings Stade

Includes short film Element of Grace

CANCELLED: Birdman: Presented by The Travelling Cinema's Coastal Tour on Hastings Stade

15 / 119mins / Alejandro González Iñárritu / 2014 / USA

Sadly this event has now been cancelled - see a statement from Picturehouse to explain the situation.

Starring: Michael Keaton, Emma Stone, Zach Galifianakis.

Birdman, a black comedy tells the tale of Riggan Thomson (Michael Keaton), an actor famous for playing the fictional iconic superhero of the film’s title, and his struggles to mount a Broadway play.

Also screening is short film Element of Grace (UK, 1952, 9 mins), by Ray Young. A lovely portrait of the St Leonards-on-Sea Lido. Screen Archive South East. Film Hub South East logoBFI FAN partner logo

Sat 7 Mar // 20:00 /

A Most Wanted Man

A Most Wanted Man

15 / 122mins / Anton Corbijn / 2014 / UK/ USA / Germany

Hamburg is in a state of high alert after numerous terrorist plots with all the key players lock in a tight battle. Into this complex game of international politics comes Karpov, a Chechnyan refugee suspected of being part of
a terrorist organisation and Annabel Richter, a passionate human rights lawyer. Based on John le Carré’s novel, this is a contemporary, cerebral tale of intrigue, love, rivalry, and politics that prickles with tension right through to its last heart-stopping scene. Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams, Robin Wright and Willem Dafoe.

Sun 8 Mar // 20:00 /

Set Fire To The Stars

Set Fire To The Stars

15 / 96mins / Andy Goddard / 2014 / UK

An aspiring poet in 1950s New York has his ordered world shaken when he embarks on a week-long retreat to save his hell raising hero, Dylan Thomas in this stunning directorial debut starring Elijah Wood and Celyn Jones. “If you only see one Dylan Thomas film, make it this one” - The Times

Thu 12 Mar // Thu 12 Mar // Fri 13 Mar // Sat 14 Mar // 11:00 /20:00 /

What We Did On Our Holiday

What We Did On Our Holiday

12a / 95mins / Andy Hamilton / 2014 / UK

Rosamund Pike, David Tennant and Billy Connolly star in this comedy. As Doug, his wife Abi and their three children prepare to travel up to the Scottish Highlands for Doug’s father’s birthday, they fail to give their children a list of things that are to be kept secret. While their offspring set about telling Grandpa and Grandma the ins and outs of their lives down in London, Doug and Abi try to put aside their differences and have an enjoyable weekend.

Sun 15 Mar // 15:00 /

I Am A Camera

Mother's Day

I Am A Camera

12 / 95mins / Henry Cornelius / 1955 / UK

Berlin, the 1930s. A young English writer arrives in the city, sharing a flat with vivacious nightclub singer Sally Bowles. Together they experience the mad swirl of bohemian life, but as the Swastika becomes an omnipresent symbol throughout the city, it becomes apparent that there are dark days ahead. Based on the Christopher Isherwood stories which would later inspire ‘Cabaret’. Get reading in preparation for this fantastic book club event - coffee and cake included in ticket price!

Sun 15 Mar // 20:00 /

The Loves of Joanna Godden

Mothering Sunday

The Loves of Joanna Godden

U / 85mins / Charles Frend / 1947 / UK

Googie Withers stars as a young woman who flouts convention: Joanna Godden’s father dies and bequeathes her a large farm in Romney Marsh, Kent. Beautiful, impetuous, self-willed, Joanna is determined to defy convention and – as a mere woman - run the farm herself. Her decision outraged the whole shire - not least her farmer neighbour Arthur Alce. Filmed around Dungeness and Romney Marsh.

Thu 19 Mar // Thu 19 Mar // 11:00 /20:00 /

1,000 Times Good Night

1,000 Times Good Night

15 / 117mins / Erik Poppe / 2013 / Norway/Ireland, Some subtitles

The moving story of leading wartime photojournalist Rebecca (Juliette Binoche) who is torn between a passion for her dangerous job and her loving but worried family. This affecting film, which won the Special Grand Prix of the Jury at the Montreal Film Festival 2013, resonates with Poppe whose own experiences from his years as a wartime photographer for Reuters and other media are reflected in the film.

Fri 20 Mar // 20:00 /

Tony Benn: Will and Testament

Tony Benn: Will and Testament

12 / 95mins / Skip Kite / 2014 / UK

Tony Benn, the longest serving Labour MP in history, is also, arguably, the most popular UK politician of all time. His brand of socialism has struck a cord with people of all ages and social backgrounds. Through intimate interviews and his personal archive, ‘Will And Testament’ reveals a very human face behind the political mask. A frank, and sometimes painful exploration of the great themes of life that have affected him and affect us all, love, loss, hopes, dreams, fears and death.

Please note: this film is now sold out online. We have 20 tickets available on the door on a first come first served basis so please arrive early (doors open 45 mins before the 8pm screening) to avoid disappointment.

Sat 21 Mar // 20:00 /

Town of Runners - Warm up for Hastings Half Marathon!

Includes Q&A with Director

Town of Runners - Warm up for Hastings Half Marathon!

Exempt / 80mins / Jerry Rothwell / 2012 / Ethiopia / UK

A compelling documentary about young runners from the Ethiopian rural town of Bekoji, home to the current Olympic and World Champions Tirunesh Dibaba and Kenenisa Bekele. The film follows three children as they move from school track to national competition and from childhood to adulthood.

Sun 22 Mar // 20:00 /

La Grande Illusion

WW1 Film Season

 La Grande Illusion

U / 114mins / Jean Renoir / 1937 / France, Subtitles

In a WWI prisoner-of-war camp, three French soldiers, working-class Lieutenant Maréchal, middle-class Lieutenant Rosenthal and aristocratic senior officer Captaine de Boeldieu are prisoners. A film about human relationships, advocating solidarity across national and class boundaries, it is a masterpiece of French cinema that can be both appreciated and enjoyed.

Thu 26 Mar // Thu 26 Mar // Fri 27 Mar // Sat 28 Mar // 11:00 /20:00 /

The Hundred Foot Journey

The Hundred Foot Journey

PG / 122mins / Lasse Hallström / 2014 / India/United Arab Emirates/USA

Hassan Kadam is a culinary ingénue who moves with his family to the South of France to open an Indian restaurant. They are undeterred by the fact that opposite stands a Michelin starred French eatery with an icy proprietress, Madame Mallory (Helen Mirren). A heated battle escalates between the two establishments – until Hassan’s talent for French cuisine begins to enchant Madame Mallory. An uplifting cultural feast full of Indian spices, French sophistication and British wit.

Sun 29 Mar // 20:00 /

Man with the X-Ray Eyes

B Movie Fan Club

Man with the X-Ray Eyes

PG / 79mins / Roger Corman / 1963 / USA

Ah yes, another Roger Corman classic. When Dr. James Xavier uses special eye drops to enhance his eyesight, he gets more than he bargained for, as clothes, walls and even the fabric of reality itself dissolve. Starring Ray Milland.

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