BLACK PANTHER – Film Screening
We’re showing this Marvel film through the AfrikaBa festival as part of Black History Month UK this Saturday 6th October 2018 at Electric Palace, Hastings
DIRECTOR: RYAN COOGLER
CAST INCLUDES: CHADWICK BOSEMAN, MICHAEL B. JORDAN, LUPITA NYONG’O
All Tickets only £5
A special showing of this widely acclaimed superhero and African extravaganza, featuring outstanding acting, memorable action sequences, and surprising depth.
A young king T’Challa returns home to claim his rightful place but faces treachery and conflict. He must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther.
Set in the secret land of Wakanda, a high tech futuristic vision is combined with a thumping score by Kendrick Lamar and Ludwig Göransson.
“Warriors both male and female fight for control of a vividly rendered African kingdom in this handsome superhero epic” – 4 stars, The Observer
A filmic blend of documentary and animation tracing the path of the free-spirited Black Power Goddess.
PLUS Q&A WITH DIRECTOR PHILIP COX
Betty changed the landscape for female artists in America. She “was the first…” as former husband Miles Davis said.“Madonna before Madonna, Prince before Prince”.
An aspiring songwriter from a small steel town, Betty arrived on the 70s scene to break boundaries for women with her daring personality, iconic fashion and outrageous funk music.
She befriended Jimi Hendrix and Sly Stone, wrote songs for the Chambers Brothers and the Commodores, and married Miles – startlingly turning him from jazz to funk. Without Betty there would not be “Bitches Brew”. She then, despite being banned and boycotted, went on to become the first black woman to perform, write and manage herself. Betty was a feminist pioneer, inspiring and intimidating in a manner like no woman before. Then suddenly – she vanished.
Creatively blending documentary and animation this movie traces the path of Betty’s life, how she grew from humble upbringings to become a fully self-realised black female pioneer the world failed to understand or appreciate.
After years of trying, the elusive Betty, forever the free-spirited Black Power Goddess, finally allowed the filmmakers to creatively tell her story based on their conversations.
A great way to celebrate Black History Month!
Booking here: https://www.electricpalacecinema.com/whats-on/betty-they-say-im-different
Strike a Light in partnership with Fabrica gallery hosts two free Heritage Open Days events in Brighton this week – Thursday 10th and Friday 11th September, part of our The Boys on the Plaque project.
These events are now live on the Heritage Open Days website. All details for this event which is open to all below:
Fabrica –The Boys on the Plaque
40 Duke Street, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1AG
During this special drop-in event, Fabrica will open it’s doors to the public for an afternoon of stimulating and engaging activities and exhibits to inspire new ways of considering our communities’ experience of the war. This free event will include creative workshops, heritage activities and screenings to explore personal memories relating to the war and the stories we were left with.
Guest speakers will include researcher and oral historian for ‘War Stories: Voices of the First World War’ Jo Palache, and Dr Chris Kempshall, Project Officer – First World War in East Sussex.
Visitors are invited to bring their own stories and keepsakes to share with volunteers and staff and contribute to our research project, which seeks to uncover the history of each of The Boys on the Plaque, as well as discovering the wider story of Brighton & Hove during WWI. A free afternoon tea, music and a warm welcome to people of all ages will be provided!
Thursday 10 September: 1300-1600
Book here: botphod.event
The Boys on the Plaque event is a free drop in activity and all are welcome even if only for 10 minutes. Free refreshments will be available at the event.To attend this free event, you can book here:http://botphod.event This event will also form the jumping off point for a series of monthly Free activities called Conversation Cafes which will look at aspects and reminiscences about the First World War including talks and trips to the Keep and the Rare Books Archive in Brighton.
Clare Hankinson, Project Manager – The Boys on the Plaque Fabrica 01273 778646
With thanks to the East Sussex in WWI website for image
WWI Walking Tour Brighton with Historian Dr Geoffrey Mead
Fabrica, 40 Duke Street, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1AG
Led by local historian Dr Geoffrey Mead, this will be a unique, one-off Walking Tour of Brighton’s historic Lanes, exploring the history and changing social and architectural landscape of this area of the city in relation to the period of time around WWI.
Inspired by a selection of stories from local soldiers commemorated on a memorial plaque at the Holy Trinity Church, the tour will begin at Fabrica art gallery. This tour uses the WWI heritage project The Boys on the Plaque as a starting point. The tour will last 60-90 minutes and will take place on the streets of Brighton – sensible shoes and attire recommended. Event not suitable for children under the age of 12.
Friday 11 September: Walk 1800-1930
Go to: http://botpwalkingtour.eventbrite.com
Booking Contact: Clare Hankinson
Call: 01273 778646
All welcome. Accessible toilets on site. Accessible parking space (1) in front of building. This a walking tour so the tour will visit sites around the Lanes part of Brighton.
Max 30 people per tour/session. This walking tour may last 60 – or 90 minutes depending on the size of the group on the tour. Free but donations welcome.
Daytime drop-in event
THURSDAY 10 September 2015
1-4pm, free entry
During this special drop-in event, Fabrica (previously the Holy Trinity Church) will open it’s doors to the public for an afternoon of stimulating and engaging activities and exhibits to inspire new ways of considering our communities experience of the war.
This free event will include creative workshops, heritage activities and screenings to explore personal memories relating to the war and the stories we were left with. Guest speakers will include researcher and oral historian for ‘War Stories: Voices of the First World War’ Jo Palache, and Dr Chris Kempshall, Project Officer – First World War Commemorations in East Sussex.
Visitors are invited to bring their own stories and keepsakes to share with volunteers and staff and contribute to our research project, which seeks to uncover the history of each of The Boys on the Plaque, as well as discovering the wider story of Brighton & Hove during WWI.
A free afternoon tea, music and a warm welcome to people of all ages will be provided!
Click here to book or call 01273 778646 for more assistance
Organised by Strike a Light and Fabrica, in partnership with Brighton & Hove Libraries
Walking Tour – The Lanes
6pm, Friday 11th September 2015. Free to join, donations welcomed.
This will be a unique, one-off Walking Tour of Brighton’s historic Lanes, exploring the history and changing social and architectural landscape of this area of the city in relation to the period of time around WWI.
The tour is inspired by a selection of the stories from our discoveries about the local soldiers commemorated on the memorial plaque at the former Holy Trinity Church, which now houses Fabrica art gallery.
Beginning at Fabrica, the tour will last 60-90 minutes and will take place on the streets of Brighton – sensible shoes and attire recommended.
Click here to book or call 01273 778646 for more assistance
Event not suitable for children under the age of 12.
Cinema in the First World War
A talk by Dr Emma Hanna (University of Kent) followed by a screening of Gallipoli (Peter Weir, 1981) at the Duke of York’s Picturehouse in Brighton.
The Duke of York’s Picturehouse in Brighton and Gateways to the First World War have co-organised this event as part of the centenary commemorations.
The cinema is hosting Gateways To The First World War’s mobile exhibition from 1st July which will culminate on the 23rd July in a special screening of Peter Weir’s poignant wartime drama Gallipoli, starring Mel Gibson.
Dr Emma Hanna (University of Kent) who edited the exhibition, will introduce the screening with a free talk Cinema in the First World War.
After the Lumière brothers brought the cinema to Britain in February 1896, music hall managers and fairground entertainers were regularly showing short silent films. By 1910 there were 2900 cinemas in Britain, and in 1914 British people were visiting cinemas 2-3 times a week. The Entertainments Tax in May 1916 made cinema tickets more expensive, yet by January 1917 weekly attendance stood at 21 million tickets. The high demand for cinema showings in London warranted the creation in December 1917 of an open air cinema in Trafalgar Square. This short introductory talk will show how the cinema became the most popular form of entertainment in Britain.
This special event has a one-off special price of £5 per person payable at the Box Office only.
A free weekend cinema experience in Lewes, for Heritage Open Days on 14th & 15th September
The Ale and Hearty project hosts the Vintage Mobile Cinema, showcasing a bespoke short film celebrating bygone days of hop-picking, brewing and Sussex traditions, with vintage footage.
Come see our secret cinema and fascinating cinematic archive over the weekend, and enjoy the luxury of the red carpet treatment! We will be showing the film three times per hour, daily.
The Vintage Mobile Cinema is a 22 seater cinema open to all:www.vintagemobilecinema.co.uk/events
This event for Lewes Heritage Open Days, is part of the Ale and Hearty project celebrating lost breweries and brewing in the Lewes area.
Harveys Brewery car park, Corner of North Court & Harveys Way, Lewes BN7 2JW
(No parking available at venue)
On: Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th Sept 10.00-4.00pm
To find out more, please contact Ale and Hearty Project Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ale and Hearty is a Heritage Lottery Funded Lewes based project, looking at the heritage of brewing in the town.
Harveys Brewery car park, Corner of North Court and Harveys Way, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 2JW
This event is part of the wider Ale and Hearty event, celebrating lost breweries and brewing in the Lewes area. As part of this we are hosting the beautifully restored Vintage Mobile Cinema and showcasing a specially made short film in the Harveys Brewery car park, Lewes for the Ale and Hearty project on Sat 14th and Sun 15th September 10am-4pm as part of Heritage Open Days this year.
The film will be around 17.5 mins long and eulogises about bygone days of hop picking, brewing and local sussex traditions with vintage footage taken from local sources including the Screen Archive South East. The Vintage Mobile Cinema is a 24 seater mobile cinema open to all. We’re really looking forward to it!
Come and see our secret cinema and some interesting archive footage over the weekend and enjoy the luxury of the red carpet treatment! This is a short event. we will be showing the film three times an hour each day for a six hour period so it is accessible for little people who are easily bored. The cinema itself is a thing of beauty and of interest to everyone.
Please note this is an event takes place outside in a working brewery car park so parents must be responsible for their children. All safety precautions necessary have been taken. Event suitable for ages: 5 to 18.
- Saturday 14th September: 1000-1600
- Sunday 15th September: 1000-1600
Unfortunately due to the age of the Vintage Mobile Cinema there is no accessible provision for this event. We do apologise for this. The nearest municipal access toilet is on Market Lane, Lewes BN7 2NT Disabled parking is available in the Harveys Way car park, Lewes BN7 2JW which is next to the Harveys brewery venue. This is an NCP car park.
Max 24 people per tour/event. The Vintage Mobile Cinema is the only surviving unit from a fleet of seven Ministry of Technology mobile cinemas built in 1967. The 22-seat cinema has been meticulously restored to its former glory, and now features state-of-the-art surround sound, HD digital projection and a comfortable climate controlled environment for the audience.
Walking to this event, walk along Cliffe High Street, past the Harveys Brewery shop on your left, then take the little ‘twitten’ or alley way North Couth just after also on the left (with Bills restaurant on your right). Through North Court, walk to the end. To the right there is a municipal car park, to your left is the back entry delivery park for Harveys Brewery for deliveries – the Vintage Mobile Cinema is in there.
Absolutely NO parking available in Harveys Brewery car park. Pay parking is available in the next door NCP car park on Harveys Way. Details here: http://en.parkopedia.co.uk/parking/carpark/phoenix_causeway/bn7/lewes/