Hastings & St. Leonards on-line community newspaper

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.

Posted 20:06 Sunday, Nov 11, 2018 In: Film Tags: Andrew Kotting Brighton Cinecity Chandra Masoliver Dudley Sutton Earthworks Ivul This Filthy Earth Towner Gallery

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

Andrew Kotting’s film Lek and the Dogs,

Posted 15:30 Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 In: Film Tags: Alan Moore Andrew Kotting Chandra Masoliver Hattie Naylor Ivan and the Dogs Kino-Teatr Krapp Nick Gordon Smith Radio 4 Xavier Tchili
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.

Posted 15:58 Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 In: Film Tags: 28 Days Later Alzheimer's Annie Waite Bindu de Stoppani British Independent Film Awards carer dementia electric palace cinema Finding Camille Jump My Summer of Love The Beach The Virgin Suicides Wild

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.

Posted 19:20 Wednesday, Apr 4, 2018 In: Film Tags: BUD Team community Concrete Soldiers empowerment Failed by the State gentrification Grenfell Hastings Heart of Hastings Nikita Woolfe Ore Valley Rossana Leal Social cleansing

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.

Posted 20:04 Sunday, Mar 25, 2018 In: Film Tags: Campaign Against Arms Trade Flying The Flag: Arming The World Hastings Against War Stop The Arms Fair

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: Care for the Carers Dina electric palace cinema Project Art Works The Mask
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.

Posted 07:28 Tuesday, Mar 6, 2018 In: Film Tags: Annie Waite Coffin Club Electric Palace cinema Hastings Hotel Salvation Kate Dyer Kate Tym mother's day mothering sunday Shubhashish Bhutiani

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.

Posted 11:16 Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 In: Film Tags: Agafya Lykova astronauts Fever Of The Light Mars mission Rebecca E Marshall the blackShed gallery
More HOT Stuff
  • Subscribe to HOT


    HOT is run by volunteers but has overheads for hosting and web development. Support HOT!


    Advertise your business or your event on HOT for as little as £20 per month
    Find out more…


    If you like HOT and want to keep it sustainable, please Donate via PayPal, it’s easy!


    Do you want to write, proofread, edit listings or help sell advertising? then contact us

  • Subscribe to HOT