Menu
Hastings & St. Leonards on-line community newspaper

Paa Joe And the Lion screening at Electric Palace cinema

Map Unavailable

Date/Time
Date(s) - 11/10/2020
20:00 - 22:00

Location
Electric Palace cinema


Paa Joe and the Lion poster

Paa Joe and the Lion screens at Electric Palace this weekend

74mins / 2017 / UK/Ghana / certificate 12/ director Benjamin Wigley

In this loving documentary, we meet the world’s greatest living fantasy coffin maker celebrated the globe over. But back home in Ghana he struggles to survive.

Paa Joe dreams of his bygone days – bringing money home in briefcases and work being shipped to galleries the world over. Now, he sleeps as the cars hurtle past. There are no customers, no tourists – there are no coffins to make. His son, Jacob, dreams too. He dreams of returning his father to his glory days and rebuilding the family legacy together.

Over the next four years they stand side-by-side, conquering love and death and embracing a life-changing opportunity to travel to the UK to undertake an artist residency. It is the start of their future together: father and son, master and apprentice.

The lovely ladies of the Coffin Club Hub will be coming along to say a few words about the new Coffin Club Hub – a one-stop-shop for end-of-life, funeral and bereavement support, right here in Hastings. Coffin Club Hub loves a good coffin and the coffins in Paa Joe and the Lion are the stuff their dreams are made of – in fact, they’ve told the Electric Palace they have serious coffin envy!

Book now: https://www.electricpalacecinema.com/whats-on/paa-jo-and-the-lion

Categories

Log in


 

SUPPORT HOT

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

ADVERTISING

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

DONATING

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

VOLUNTEERING

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

SUBSCRIBE
  • Subscribe to HOT