Kennington Noir, Kennington Classics, Baby Face, Kennington Bioscope
Wednesday January 16th @ 7:30pm
Kennington Noir presents Road House (1948), directed by Jean Negulesco, and starring Ida Lupino, Cornel Wilde, Celeste Holm and Richard Widmark.
Jefty (Richard Widmark), the owner of a road house bar in a backwoods town hires sultry, tough-talking torch singer Lily Stevens (Ida Lupino) against the advice of his manager Pete Morgan (Cornel Wilde).
Plus full supporting programme.
Sunday January 20th @ 2:30pm
Winner of 8 Academy Awards, Fred Zinnemann’s version of James Jones’s celebrated novel stars Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr, Frank Sinatra and Donna Reed.
The film follows three U.S. Army soldiers stationed on Hawaii in the months leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Full supporting programme.
Women & Cocaine Presents is a new film night at the Cinema Museum to celebrate the fierce and liberated women of Pre-Code cinema.
Barbara Stanwyck plays Lily Powers, brought up by her sleazy single father in an even sleazier bar somewhere in the sticks. When he dies and she is left alone, her mentor advises her to use her feminine powers and go to the big city.
Reserved tickets £10.02 available from Eventbrite.
This award winning documentary tells the story of the year long strike in the miners own words. Director Owen Gower takes a gritty, emotional story and skilfully blends archive footage and photos into an entertaining and uplifting film.
Film screening and Q&A with executive producer Mike Simons. Organised by Camberwell and Peckham CLP.
Tickets £5. Advance tickets may be purchased from Eventbrite.
Kevin Brownlow will present his own 16mm copy of Pudovkin’s Mother (1926), based on Maxim Gorky’s novel about a family torn apart by a worker’s strike set during the 1905 Russian Revolution. At first, the mother wants to protect her family from the troublemakers, but eventually she realizes that her son is right and the workers should strike.
£5. Seats are limited, so please request an invitation using the email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday January 31st @ 7:30pm
Peter Bach’s film Sell-Off charts how the government have dismantled our health service over a 30 year period. The film will be followed by a Q&A, led by Dr Bob Gill, one of the campaigners involved in making this film. The Q&A will seek to update people as to the situation today, and inform as to what we can do to save what’s left of our NHS.