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Fri 1 Aug // 20:00 /

THE ZERO THEOREM

THE ZERO THEOREM

15 / 106mins / Terry Gilliam / 2013 / USA/UK

Set in a dystopian future, corporations have run riot and technology has fractured human relations. Qohen Leth, a dysfunctional computer programmer is assigned the task of solving a mathematical puzzle that will answer whether life has a meaning or not. On the verge of making a breakthrough, Leth is distracted by Bainsley, a beautiful virtual reality girl. Will Leth manage to solve the ‘Zero Theorem’?

Sat 2 Aug // 8:00 /

CINEMA CLOSED DURING CARNIVAL

Sun 3 Aug // 20:00 /

Harold and Maude

Harold and Maude

15 / 91mins / Hal Ashby / 1971 / USA

Black comedies don’t come much funnier or blacker than this cult favourite. The story of an eccentric and unlikely romance between a death-obsessed 19-year-old and a life-loving 79-year-old widow. They meet at a funeral and Harold grows fond of the old gal, she’s a lot more fun than the girls his mother desperately tries to match him up with. Together they make one of the sweetest and most unconventional love stories ever made.

Thu 7 Aug // Thu 7 Aug // 11:00 /20:00 /

The Monuments Men

The Monuments Men

12 / 118mins / George Clooney / 2014 / USA/UK

Based on a true story and partly filmed in Rye and Camber, this focuses on an unlikely World War II platoon tasked with rescuing artistic masterpieces and returning them to their rightful owners, risking their lives to protect mankind’s greatest achievements. Starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Jean Dujardin and Hugh Bonneville.

Sat 9 Aug // 19:00 /

Footloose plus dance workshop - Open-Air live event in Alexandra Park

Film starts at dusk

Footloose plus dance workshop - Open-Air live event in Alexandra Park


Come and join EAT@ Café in the park to help celebrate its 10th birthday where it will be in a party mood!

This classic tale of teenage rebellion and repression features a delightful combination of dance choreography and realistic and touching performances. When teenager Ren McCormack and his family move from big-city Chicago to a small Midwestern town, he’s in for a real case of culture shock. Fast-paced drama called with such now-famous hit songs as the title track and “Let’s Hear It for the Boy”.

At 7pm, before the screening, The Professionals will host a Big Dance event with a cast member from the hit West End show ‘Footloose - The Musical’.

The Professionals arrange performance Master Classes with West End cast members, international choreographers and musicians. Dancing, acting, singing or playing, you’ll have an unforgettable and inspiring experience!

Tickets on gate only - £4 adults/£2 under 18. No unaccompanied under 16s.

 

 

Summer Music Season is supported by Film Hub South East with National Lottery funds distributed by the BFI Film Audience Network (FAN).

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Sat 9 Aug // 20:00 /

The Monuments Men

The Monuments Men

12 / 118mins / George Clooney / 2014 / USA/UK

Based on a true story and partly filmed in Rye and Camber, this focuses on an unlikely World War II platoon tasked with rescuing artistic masterpieces and returning them to their rightful owners, risking their lives to protect mankind’s greatest achievements. Starring George Clooney, Matt Damon, Cate Blanchett, Bill Murray, John Goodman, Jean Dujardin and Hugh Bonneville.

Sun 10 Aug // 20:00 /

The Flipside of Dominick Hyde

The Flipside of Dominick Hyde

PG / 90mins / Alan Gibson / 1980 / UK

Cult BBC TV drama, which caused a minor sensation when first shown. Starring Peter Firth as a time-traveller from the year 2130 who returns to 1980s London so he can study the transport system. Although bound by strict rules of non-engagement with the people of the past, Dominick cannot resist looking up his great-great-grandfather, causing further problems when he falls in love. One of the last BBC Play for Today dramas - a quirky love story.

Thu 14 Aug // Thu 14 Aug // Fri 15 Aug // Sat 16 Aug // 11:00 /20:00 /

The Invisible Woman

The Invisible Woman

12 / 111mins / Ralph Fiennes / 2014 / UK

A romantic drama about Charles Dickens and his
mistress. School teacher Nelly Ternan looks back on her life as a young woman when, while working as an actress, she met the 45-year-old Dickens (Fiennes). Having become disenchanted with his wife, Dickens finds himself enamoured by Nelly and the two become romantically involved. They must keep their relationship a secret, meaning Nelly must live an almost invisible existence. The cast also stars Kristin Scott Thomas and Tom Hollander.

Sun 17 Aug // 20:00 /

Wings

WW1 Film Season

Wings

PG-13 / 144mins / William A Wellman / 1927 / USA

Showing as part of our WW1 Film Season, this is the story of two all-American boys from the same town, in love with the same girl, who enlist in the US Air Service as combat pilots. The climax of the film comes with the epic Battle of Saint-Mihiel. The combat flying sequences are among the best in Hollywood history and the film was awarded two Oscars, the only silent film to have had such an honour. Introduced by curator Paul Sargent.

Thu 21 Aug // Thu 21 Aug // 11:00 /20:00 /

Her

Her

12 / 126mins / Spike Jonze / 2014 / USA

Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix), is a lonely writer. Newly separated from his wife, he grows more isolated from the outside world. His curiosity is piqued by an advert for the latest artificially intelligent operating system. When he is introduced to his new technological assistant Samantha he is surprised to find himself connecting with her in ways he could never have imagined. Nominated for five Academy Awards and winner of Best Original Screenplay.

Fri 22 Aug // Fri 22 Aug // 19:00 /21:00 /

I Love This Town - with live score

Summer Music Season 2014

I Love This Town - with live score

Unrated / 60mins / Glenn Veness / 2014 / UK

Glenn’s movie magic has captured the colourful people and the events that have taken place over the last 30 years in the Old Town; pram races, bike races, tug of war and beach concerts, the folk of Hastings love a party!

We are delighted to have been able to commission a new score, led by celebrated musician and drummer Russell Field, played with guest musicians live at the Palace. Booking recommended.

 

Summer Music Season is supported by Film Hub South East with National Lottery funds distributed by the BFI Film Audience Network (FAN).

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Sat 23 Aug // 20:00 /

David Quantick Introduces… Rock 'n' Roll Double Bill

Summer Music Season 2014

David Quantick Introduces… Rock 'n' Roll Double Bill

Unrated / 70mins /43mins / Paul Kelly/Caroline Catz / 2013/2014 / UK/UK

‘How We Used to Live’ - Whenever you go down the road in Britain, you travel not in three dimensions, but in four. The fourth dimension is the past. A new British Film Institute archive film from Paul Kelly collaborating with indie-pop band, St Etienne.

‘A Message to the World’ - Caroline Catz’s profile of Jesse Hector, a household name in the late 70s, with a place in the hearts of garage and punk afficionados. This documentary retraces his 50 years in rock – in his first band at 12, and playing guitar with Mod/Freakbeat legends The Clique, through to fronting The Gorillas.

Plus Q&A with Pete Wiggs from St. Etienne, Travis Elborough, Paul Kelly, and Caroline Catz.

 

Summer Music Season is supported by Film Hub South East with National Lottery funds distributed by the BFI Film Audience Network (FAN).

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Sun 24 Aug // 20:00 /

Endless Summer

Endless Summer

PG / 92mins / Bruce Brown / 1964 / USA

Iconic documentary in which Bruce Brown follows American surfers Robert August and Mike Hynson as they dedicate the summer of ‘64 to thrill-seeking on the waves, a quest that takes them to sun-soaked beaches in Australia, West Africa and Tahiti. The pair meet a number of colourful local figures along the way and even brave shark-infested waters in their bid to reach surfing nirvana. “Brilliant, A Perfect Movie. A Great Movie.” - The New Yorker

Thu 28 Aug // Thu 28 Aug // Fri 29 Aug // 11:00 /20:00 /

Starred Up

Starred Up

18 / 106mins / David Mackenzie / 2014 / UK

British film making of the highest quality; dark, powerful and compelling. Jack O’Connell stars as Eric, a troubled teenager transferred to adult prison, where he finally meets his match – a man who also happens to be his father. As Eric forges allegiances with other prisoners, he discovers new rules of survival and learns that his rage can be overcome.

Sat 30 Aug // 20:00 /

Second Language Music Presents...new sounds and visuals

Summer Music Season 2014

Second Language Music Presents...new sounds and visuals

An inspiring debut of new sounds and visuals. Glen Johnson is the founder of ghost rock group ‘Piano Magic’ whose eclectic canon has included collaborations with Vashti Bunyan, John Grant, Low, Tarwater, post-rock and pastoral psych-folk. As half of electronic legend Isan, this is the first solo performance of Robin Saville, who has been bringing an emotional dimension to music with a reputation for the cerebral. St Leonards-based polymath, Oliver Cherer (aka Dollboy) creates “a pagan folk music from a modern dark age.”

 

Summer Music Season is supported by Film Hub South East with National Lottery funds distributed by the BFI Film Audience Network (FAN).

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Sun 31 Aug // 20:00 /

This Island Earth

B Movie Fan Club

This Island Earth

PG / 87mins / Joseph Newman / 1955 / USA

A deadly plot to invade earth by Metalunans is uncovered by Dr. Meacham who himself is captured with attractive Dr Adams and whisked away to Metaluna, which itself is under constant attack by an enemy force. In the end the lovers escape, as they generally do, and Metaluna is blown to kingdom come, hurrah! A cracking monster though and some large foreheads.

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