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The film, A Bold Peace

A Bold Peace

Hastings Against War invites you to our screening of A Bold Peace (2016), a documentary about Costa Rica’s path to demilitarisation. In a country with no military, another way to live beckons to the world… Rona Drennen writes.

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Young Electrics host ‘mystery’ screenings at Electric Palace

Meet the ‘Young Electrics’, a new group of 10 young people from around the Hastings area who convene at the Electric Palace cinema in Hastings Old Town to learn about film programming, explains Annie Waite.

Me. Myself and Others

Me, Myselfie & Others

You are warmly invited to attend the premiere of Me, Myselfie & Others, a film created by young people at Hastings Academy as part of an aGender Education project in partnership with The Eggtooth Project, funded by Hastings & Rother Reducing Health Inequalities Fund.

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Andrew Kötting’s trilogy: Earthworks

Andrew Kötting, Hastings’ master of magical realism, will be showing his film trilogy, ‘Earthworks’ on Saturday 17 November at the Towner Art Gallery Cinema: an all-day event, starting at 11am, in conjunction with Brighton Cinecity.

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Lek and the Dogs: ‘They said he had a disrupted mind’

Andrew Kotting’s film Lek and the Dogs,

Still from Finding Camille

Finding Camille puts the focus on Alzheimer’s

Local film-maker Bindu De Stoppani hosts a special screening at the Electric Palace cinema this weekend of her latest feature, Finding Camille. Here, Annie Waite hears about Bindu’s process for creating this moving, intimate and at times heartbreakingly humorous on-the-road journey of a father and daughter getting to know each other.

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Concrete Soldiers: free film screening and discussion

When it comes to issues like gentrification and social cleansing, it is a good idea to learn from past experience to help stop it happening again. HOT’s Erica Smith talks to Rossana Leal from Heart of Hastings about a film which explores the housing crisis which is being screened at The Bridge Community Centre on Saturday 14 April.

Flying The Flag: Arming The World

Flying The Flag: Arming The World

Hastings Against War offers an opportunity to watch the film, Flying the Flag: Arming the World by John Pilger. This film is over 20 years old but worthwhile viewing to remind ourselves of the UK arms industry then and now. HOT’s Zelly Restorick writes.

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