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Scene from Dina

Double bill films about autism

The Electric Palace, the independent cinema in the heart of Hastings Old Town has joined forces with East Sussex charity, Care for the Carers and local arts organisation, Project Art Works to create a special double bill film event, featuring the new film, DINA alongside short film, THE MASK on Sunday 1 April at 8pm.

Posted 06:28 Thursday, Mar 22, 2018 In: Film Tags: , , , ,
Ganges scenery scene from Hotel Salvation

Need an unusual option for Mother’s Day?

“We love a good funeral!” say Kate Dyer and Kate Tym of Coffin Club, who will be attending screenings of Hotel Salvation at the Electric Palace cinema next week, including on Mothering Sunday, to broach the tricky topic of death, says Annie Waite.

Fever In The Light

Fever Of The Light

Filmmaker Rebecca E. Marshall has created a letter-in-film to her son in 2033 when he will turn eighteen. According to current predictions, this will be the time when humanity will be preparing for the first manned mission to Mars. Zelly Restorick asks Rebecca about her connection with Hastings, film and her inspiration for Fever Of The Light.

Repulsion

Punk icon hosts Repulsion screening

Punk icon from the 1970s, Jordan Mooney, explains to Annie Waite the impact Roman Polanski’s Repulsion has had on her, and why she’s chosen it as her Formative Film to screen at the Electric Palace this December.

Image courtesy of Ramboll. Photographer Daniel-Shearing.

Idea Of A Pier film challenge

The De La Warr Pavilion invites you to take part in their Short Film Challenge and have a chance to win a £300 cash price. As we celebrate Hastings’ pier winning the 2017 Royal Institute of British Architects’ Stirling Prize, this is a timely competition.

Agafya Lykova

Hastings film night showcases Siberian recluse

“The only thing from the outside world that had really intruded into Agafya’s otherwise pristine forest was loads of fallen space junk amongst the trees”, says Rebecca E Marshall about the surroundings of an extraordinary recluse called Agafya Lykova, who at the age of 73 lives alone in the Siberian Taiga. Marshall,

Blow Up David Hemmings photography

Formative Films Season at Electric Palace

Was David Bailey the inspiration for the central character in the film Blow Up? Style guru, lecturer, author and photographer Ted Polhemus provides his viewpoint, as the first special guest to share his choice of influential film in a new Formative Film season at the Electric Palace cinema in Hastings Old Town. Starting this Friday 20 October, Polhemus will present Michaelangelo Antonioni’s 1966 iconic film, Blow Up, a countercultural masterpiece set in the streets of swinging London. Annie Waite speaks with the social commentator Polhemus about why the “film about style which gets just about every element of styling spot on” changed his life.

Vanishing Sail

Vanishing Sail

Vanishing Sail, award winning Caribbean feature documentary

Posted 12:21 Monday, Oct 9, 2017 In: Film Tags: , , , ,
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