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Mid 90s film poster

Skateboarding films triple bill at Electric Palace

“Fall. Get back up,” says the encouraging skateboarding mantra on the movie poster for Jonah Hill’s touching debut film triumph, Mid90s, which you can see on Friday 25 October at Electric Palace cinema. The film is screening as part of a triple bill of skateboarding-themed films, including two local short films, one of which spans 35 years of the Hastings skate scene, says Annie Waite.

Posted 09:21 Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 In: Film Tags: Annie Waite cinema Electric Palace Film Hastings Jonah Hill Julia Andrews-Clifford Los Angeles Lucas Hedges mark richardson Mid 90s skateboarding Source Park Sunny Suljic Young Electrics
Danny George Wilson and Trevor Moss & Hannah Lou

Award-winning live Americana at the Electric Palace

Coming up on Friday 4 October, enjoy award-winning country-tinged folk rock at the Electric Palace cinema in Hastings Old Town. In advance of the show, Annie Waite speaks with the performers – a trio of big names in Americana: Danny George Wilson (aka Danny Champ), alongside his long-time friends and musical collaborators, Hastings-based husband and wife team, Trevor Moss & Hannah Lou.

Posted 09:57 Monday, Sep 30, 2019 In: Film,Music & Sound Tags: AMA Annie Waite award-winning music bennett wilson poole electric palace cinema Folk music grand drive Hastings live music magic numbers maiden voyage music trevor moss & Hannah Lou union music store
Demain - the film

‘Demain’ (Tomorrow): a crucial film for now

What are people already doing around the globe practically and economically, that could alter the way we care for the Earth and each other? Watch ‘Demain’ (Tomorrow) and find out. Probably THE most crucial film for living generations and those to come. Kendal Eaton has organised another showing of this vital film on Wednesday 17 July 2019 at The Pig’s Palace.

Posted 16:19 Tuesday, Jul 16, 2019 In: Film
Studio 54

Electric Palace celebrates Volunteers’ Week

The Electric Palace cinema in Hastings Old Town is hosting a special event during Volunteers Week (1-7 June) to celebrate its dedicated and passionate army of volunteers who man the doors at each screening. By working productively with volunteers, the Electric Palace is able to continue as a community interest company and keep its costs per screening at a minimum.

Posted 20:54 Wednesday, May 29, 2019 In: Film
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  Gather film buffs for a fun night out

 

Posted 10:40 Monday, May 20, 2019 In: Film Tags: Annie Mannion Annie Waite East Sussex electric palace cinema Fassbinder film programming film quiz films Hastings Spielberg Young Electrics
Cabaret

Local screening of Cabaret this Thursday

As part of a series of screenings at The Pigs Palace on White Rock, the 1972 musical Cabaret will be shown this Thursday, 23rd. All proceeds will go to Seaview. HOT’s Jordan Dixon 

Posted 20:02 Sunday, May 19, 2019 In: Film Tags: Cabaret musicals Seaview The Pigs Palace White Rock Theatre
Dead Good film poster image with quote"Everyone should see this" from Emma Thompson

Are you ready to talk about death?

We’re very lucky to have the UK’s first Coffin Club here in Hastings. You can meet its founders at a special Dying Matters week Q&A and screening of new film about empowerment in death, Dead Good, on Saturday 18 May, says Annie Waite

Posted 10:27 Friday, May 17, 2019 In: Film Tags: Alison moyet Annie Waite cinema Coffin Club Dead Good death dying Dying Matters Electric Palace Hastings Hastings Old Town Kate Dyer Kate Tym Rehana Rose robert smith St Michael’s Hospice underworld
Daniel Day Lewis and Gordon Warnecke in The Beautiful Laundrette, 1985

My Beautiful Laundrette screens at The Pigs Palace

Following last month’s screening of Querelle, the Pigs Palace will be showing the 1985 comedy-drama My Beautiful Laundrette on Thursday 18 April. All proceeds will go to local charity Seaview. HOT’s Jordan Dixon writes.

Posted 19:03 Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019 In: Film Tags: Daniel Day Lewis Gordon Warnecke My Beautiful Laundrette Seaview The Pigs Palace White Rock
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