Tag: hackney cinema

A Flying Visit to a Folly

I finally made it down the Folly for a Flyover on Sunday afternoon. Lured by rumors of tasty bagels and the chance to hire a row boat on the emerald green canal. The Folly is situated under the A12 flyover – they’ve taken a disused space and created something of a buzzing summer event. As well as the cute café with cuter staff, there … Read More A Flying Visit to a Folly

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Culture: Films from the Chapel

A simple idea, but a good one… Each month a crowd turns up at the Gallery Café with a particular film theme in mind. They wait, pensive, having voted for the film they want to watch beforehand on the website. It’s a really nice way of enjoying the film experience before the experience. Building up some excitement! Previous screenings have included ‘The Towering Inferno’, … Read More Culture: Films from the Chapel

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Eastern Culture: Picturehouse Cinema on Mare Street

The Ocean Rooms has long been empty after huge venue potential gave way to crime ridden club.  I went to see Buene Vista Social Club there back in 2003, but that was it, which is a shame as Hackney is lacking a bigger venue for bands to play at. But this autumn sees a new era of regeneration for the building and hint of … Read More Eastern Culture: Picturehouse Cinema on Mare Street

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Weekend: Sex Worker Film Festival

http://www.riocinema.ndirect.co.uk/2011/Jun11/sundays.htm Rio cinema in Dalston usually shows a variety of double bills or family matinees on Sunday, but this week, the offering is of an entirely different nature. London’s first sex worker festival brings together “ethically produced” documentaries and films from Europe as well as panel discussions and debate. There is an after party at Dalston Superstore in the evening. The event is organised … Read More Weekend: Sex Worker Film Festival

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