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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.

Posted 10:31 Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017 In: Film Tags: Brighton Duke of York's cinema electric palace cinema punk Roman Polanski

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.

Posted 15:10 Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 In: Film Tags: Berwick Visual Arts De La Warr Pavilion Grundy Art Gallery Idea Of A Pier Short Film Night
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,

Posted 08:09 Tuesday, Oct 24, 2017 In: Film Tags: Agafya Lykova Annie Waite bee fever Black Huts Festival bob and claire humm East Sussex electric palace cinema Hastings Iain Sinclair Pete Brown and Olie Brice Rebecca E Marshall Shirley Collins short films Sussex The Ballad of Shirley collins
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.

Posted 08:15 Monday, Oct 16, 2017 In: Film Tags: Annie Waite Antonioni Blow Up electric palace cinema Hastings ICA. David Bailey Jane Birkin jazz music La Notte Old Town punk Sussex Ted Polhemus Vivienne Westwood

Vanishing Sail

Vanishing Sail, award winning Caribbean feature documentary

Posted 12:21 Monday, Oct 9, 2017 In: Film Tags: Alwyn Enoe boat making Carriacou Vanishing Sail West Indies

Princess Bride for St Michael’s

St Michael’s Hospice is hosting its first ever Open Air Movie Night at The Hub in Bodiam on Saturday 23rd September from 7pm, to mark our 30th anniversary. Kirsty Williams writes.

Posted 15:35 Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 In: Film Tags: St Michael’s Hospice The Hub The Princess Bride

Syria’s Disappeared

There will be a screening of the documentary Syria’s Disappeared at the Electric Cinema at 4.30pm on Saturday 9 September. Hani Fakhani, a former detainee will facilitate a Q and A session after the screening.

Posted 14:05 Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 In: Film Tags: electric palace cinema Hani Fakhani President Bashar al Assad Syria Syria's Disappeared

Austerity Fight

Having premiered at the launch of the East End Film Festival, Austerity Fight, a feature length documentary by Phil Maxwell and Hazuan Hashim, is making its way through the UK. Don’t miss your chance to see this film here in Hastings and meet the directors. Rossanna Leal writes.

Posted 14:26 Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 In: Film Tags: Austerity Fight Hazuan Hashim Phil Maxwell Rossanna Leal
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