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All screenings Fridays 7:30pm
Ealing Town Hall W5 2BY
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JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2018

FRESH STARTS
We kick off the new year in style with more famous classics, a special screening and some smaller gems. There’s a starry array of superb actors playing intrepid characters, faced with big decisions and major opportunities. While following their aims and reaching a turning point, they find life, love and a place to call home, making for poignant and enjoyable cinema.

Fridays  7:30pm
Tickets £7/£6 concessions
Special Event Tickets £12/£10 concessions

SPECIAL SCREENING
We have a special event we’re co-hosting with The Ealing Music & Film Festival. We’ve been asked by filmmaker Giorgio Guernier and producer Alistair Young to host a screening of their new film SUBURBAN STEPS TO ROCKLAND-THE STORY OF THE EALING CLUB in it’s west London premiere.
We present this film February 9th at 8pm  (the 8pm show has sold out. Look for a second show being added at 5 pm the same day. We will confirm this as soon as possible. Check the website for the addition of the second show available here.) at the University of West London on St. Mary’s Road (MAP) in partnership with The Ealing Music & Film Festival. After sold out screenings at the Doc’n Roll Film Festival at the Barbican and Royal Albert Hall we are proud to bring this important documentary about our musical heritage back to Ealing where it all happened.
This will be held at UWL in their large cinema on a huge screen with a state of the art sound system. To add just a bit more spice to the event we’ll host a Q&A after the screening with TERRY MARSHALL,  part of the Ealing Club story and saxophonist extraordinaire, ALI MCKENZIE  (the BIRDS) and GIORGIO GUERNIER, the esteemed and brilliant director of the film.
Get tickets soon as they are selling fast. Book them here through the Ealing Music & Film Festival website. Seating is limited. Come be a part of this special event and be a part of the story of The Ealing Club as it gets the recognition it deserves in British music history.

Tickets are £12/£10 conc and are available here. Check the website for the addition of the second show.

Friday 12th January          
Casablanca   1942
102 minutes    certificate U    in English

In Morocco during WW2, Vichy and Nazi forces circle political resisters and refugees. A woman from Rick’s past enters his bar – will there be romance? Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman star in this most renowned of films.

 

Friday 19th January
A Foreign Affair   1948
116 minutes    certificate U    in English


Jean Arthur stars as a US politician touring Berlin to investigate the American army’s decorum and the possible Nazi past of a sexy nightclub singer, played with aplomb by Marlene Dietrich in Billy Wilder’s satirical comedy.

Friday 26th January
An American in Paris 1951
114 minutes    certificate U    in English

A US expat hopes to eke out a living as a painter in France, as imagined by Hollywood in Technicolor. This hit MGM musical boasts a Gershwin score, Gene Kelly’s dazzling dancing and the triumphant, spectacular ballet sequence.

Friday 2nd February
Lift to the Scaffold    1958
91 minutes    certificate PG    in French with English subtitles

A couple’s carefully calculated crime doesn’t go to plan in this cool thriller, revered for Jeanne Moreau’s performance, stunning views of Paris by night, a sensuous Miles Davis score, and heightened style and atmosphere.

Friday 9th February
Suburban Steps to Rockland: The Story of The Ealing Club    2017
89 minutes      cert to be determined
in English

Click here for more on the film
This is the story of the birthplace of British rock, which in the 1960’s hosted and nurtured the soon-to-be biggest bands in the world, including The Rolling Stones, The Who, Manfred Mann and many others. A documentary about an exciting era in music history – that happened in our borough! With interviews from Jack Bruce and Ginger Baker (Cream), John Mayall (John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers), Paul Jones (Manfred Mann), Eric Burdon (The Animals), Dick Taylor (The Pretty Things), Jeremy Spencer (Fleetwood Mac), Eric Bell (Thin Lizzy), Nick Simper (Deep Purple).

Q&A after the screening with Terry Marshall, AliMcKenzie and the films director Giorgio Gueriner
Part of the Ealing Music and Film Festival, with thanks to The Ealing Club. Screening at University of West London. Tickets are £12/£10 conc and are available here. Check the website for the addition of a second show.

Friday 16th February
‘I Know Where I’m Going!’ 1945
87 minutes       certificate U     in English

Wendy Hiller plays the determined woman travelling to the Scottish Hebrides to marry a rich man, but will the rough weather and tough journey ever let her get there? This is a perfect romantic comedy from Powell and Pressburger.

Friday 23rd February
Local Hero    1983
106 minutes       certificate PG    in English

An American oil executive makes a business trip to buy land from a tiny village community, who are keen to profit. With a wealth of oddballs and eccentric characters, this wonderful, warm comedy is “a love poem to Scotland.”