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Extraordinary Times: A film about ageing

Extraordinary Times  is a community documentary film about women in their eighties and nineties living in Hastings and St Leonards, challenging attitudes to ageing and celebrating ageing in a new century. Tracy Jones tells us about the film’s opening and the next viewing to the public, which will take place at the Jerwood Gallery, Hastings, on 1 October between 4.15pm and 8pm.

Posted 19:47 Saturday, Sep 28, 2013 In: Film Tags: ageing
Extraordinary Times

Extraordinary Times: A film about women in an ageing society

Extraordinary Times is a community documentary film about women in their eighties and nineties, living in Hastings and St Leonards. These vibrant women share incredible stories in which they are still enjoying life’s adventures.

Posted 18:49 Monday, Sep 16, 2013 In: Film Tags: ageing documentary Hastings Museum & Art Gallery Jerwood Gallery women
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‘The beginning is here!’ Occupy Love screening

The St Leonards’ Film Society is screening Occupy Love, a film directed by philosopher-film maker, Velcrow Ripper, on Tuesday 17 September at the Hastings Arts Forum writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick.

Posted 10:09 Thursday, Sep 12, 2013 In: Film Tags: Fierce Light Hastings Arts Forum Love Occupy Love occupy movement Scared Sacred St Leonards Film Society Velcrow Ripper Zelly Restorick

It’s c***s like you that are ruining this town!

A preview of The Summer Music Season as programmed by David Quantick.  By John Knowles

Posted 09:41 Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 In: Film Tags: Film music NME


We went down to the Odeon on Friday night. I must have had the seat with the stickiest patch of carpet in the entire cinema – at the end of the film my feet were superglued to the floor… another Battleaxe Blog.

Posted 14:39 Tuesday, Jun 18, 2013 In: Film Tags: Battleaxe blog Byzantium

Lobbying works! The Neil Jordan film,

Posted 14:53 Wednesday, Jun 5, 2013 In: Film Tags: Byzantium Neil Jordan The Observer The Odeon
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Cannes, a very super market

Hastings and St Leonards are developing quite an affinity with the quaint and unpretentious town of Cannes: first St Leonards featured at the Straight 8 Film Festival there last July, then we hosted the Trash Cannes Festival in October. Now Christine Kimberley gives us an exclusive personal account of her recent visit to the festival

Posted 21:16 Monday, Jun 3, 2013 In: Film,Travel Tags: Cannes Film

Film masterclass at St Mary-in-the-Castle

The prolific film producer/director Brian Yuzna has been invited by the University of Brighton’s Faculty of Arts, in collaboration with Cine-Excess International Film Festival, to be interviewed on stage at St Mary-in-the-Castle, writes HOT reporter Chris Cormack.

Posted 10:38 Tuesday, May 21, 2013 In: Film Tags: Brian Yuzna Cine Excess International Film Festival cult film archive university of brighton
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