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Caught on camera

Step inside the Electric Palace cinema for a projection of handmade 8mm cine films by local filmmaker Ben Barton. These short, nostalgic films reveal a world of Hollywood glamour, fairytales, undead brides, dancing insects and lost home movies from the British seaside, writes

Posted 22:56 Sunday, Nov 15, 2015 In: Film Tags: 8mm cinefilm Annie Waite Ben Barton Ben Barton Gibson Blackstar David Bowie Electric Palace Electric Palace cinema Hastings London Independent Film Festival NASA
claire hamill

Love is …

Get in the mood for love at the Electric Palace Cinema,

Posted 15:04 In: Film Tags: A Matter of Life and Death Annie Waite Claire Hamill Ed Boxall Electric Palace Hastings It Happened One Night Smiles of a Summer Night Steve Howe Sunday Bloody Sunday Wishbone Ash
Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars

Help for refugees

See the uplifting, multi-award winning film Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars at the Electric Palace this weekend to help further the tireless work of the 900-strong Hastings Supports Refugees group, says Annie Waite.

Posted 22:32 Tuesday, Nov 3, 2015 In: Film Tags: Annie Waite Hastings Supports Refugees L'Auberge des Migrants Links Olivia Cavanagh Ross Andrews-Clifford Sam Graham Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars West Africa
Andrew and Eden Kötting

Music, poetry, reading and film as Black Huts Festival returns

The Black Huts Festival is back for its fourth year; a festival of music, poetry, reading and film at the Electric Palace and the Beacon. HOT’s Lauris Morgan-Griffiths went along to the Fundraiser to see what it was all about.

Posted 18:07 Tuesday, Oct 20, 2015 In: Film Tags: Andrew Kotting Ben Rivers Brian Catling Eden Kotting Electric Palace Elle Osborne Glenn Whiting Iain Sinclair James Kelman Jessica Pujol John Healy Jonathan Coe Lauris Morgan-Griffiths Nichola Bruce Oudolin Pete Brown Shirley Collins The Beacon
Robins Artwork for Anti-Disney

Adult Animated Revolution

The Adult Animated Revolution is the brainchild of local film programmer, Robin Elliott-Knowles, the guy behind The B-movie Fan Club, now well into it’s second year at The Electric Palace Cinema in Hastings.

Posted 08:13 Thursday, Sep 24, 2015 In: Film Tags: animation Bakshi comics
Peter O Toole in Lawrence of Arabia

Peter and Omar restored to everlasting youth

Posted 21:08 Tuesday, Sep 1, 2015 In: Film Tags: Annie Waite cinema David Lean Electric Palace Film Geoffrey Malins Lawrence of Arabia Omar Sharif Peter O'Toole Sussex cinema WW1
Wilko Johnson

Summer down but not yet out at the Electric

Now in its third year, there is still plenty to see of the Electric Palace’s Summer Music Season as it continues throughout September, writes Annie Waite. Rain or shine, these music-themed films will charm music lovers and are once again hosted by acclaimed music journalist and comedy writer David Quantick, who also happens to be a Hastings resident.

Posted 11:01 In: Film Tags: Benvenuto Cellini David Quantick electric palace cinema Everything But The Girl Hastings Kurt Cobain Summer Music Season Terry Gilliam The Falling
Marc Isaacs

Trash’d New Wave Festival – pre-election, pop-up special

As an antidote to you-know-what, Trash’d New Wave Festival is proud to announce its Pre-Election Pop-Up Special, taking place at the Electric Palace Cinema on Thursday April 30 from 7.30 to 10.30.

Posted 10:58 Wednesday, Apr 15, 2015 In: Film Tags: All White in Barking Electric Palace Huffy Marc Isaacs Mike Lesser punk Trash Cannes Festival Trash'd
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