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Spring film fever – get out of the rain & catch up with some Oscars’ tips & classics!

FILMBOX is your local indie cinema in Beckenham – see what’s coming up in our SPRING 2014 PROGRAMME!


Our licensed bar is open from 6.40pm and the film programme starts at 7.30pm. We sell Simply ice cream!



Thurs 13 Feb Some LIke it Hot (Cert PG) – 6.40 for 7.30pm film programme start in Bromley Hall.  Free cake tasting from ‘House of A’ – plus special Valentine’s cup-cakes for sale and Prosecco by the glass! Accompanied under 16s very welcome. Allocated seats.

some like it hot 1959

Wed 26 Feb Rush (Cert 15) – 6.40 for 7.30pm start (Studio 609).



Thurs 6 March Philomena (Cert 12A) – 6.40 for 7.30pm (Bromley Hall). Under 16s welcome.


***FREE Special Event for FILMBOX members How to classify a film – with the BBFC on Wed 19 March – 6.40 for 7.30pm programme start (Studio 609). Come and hear an exciting presentation by Lucy Brett, the BBFC’s Head of Education about how they classify films today, what the age ratings mean and it will be illustrated by clips from films (age 18+ only). FILMBOX members are entitled to 2 FREE tickets each. We’ll have some free hot snacks on hand too.


Thurs 27 March West Side Story (Cert PG) – 6.40 for 7.30pm (Bromley Hall). PLUS ‘special feature– with a live music and dance intro (15mins). Allocated seats. Accompanied under 16s very welcome. Allocated seats.

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Wed 2 April The Act of Killing (Cert 15) – 6.40 for 7.30pm (Studio 609). STRICTLY LIMITED – we cannot transfer to Bromley Hall – so first come, first severed! Age 16+ only. THE documentary sensation tipped for an Oscar.


Thurs 24 April – Gravity – 2D (Cert 12A) – 6.40 for 7.30pm (Bromley Hall). Accompanied under 16s welcome. Allocated seats.



***FILM for £1 for FILMBOX members on Wed 7 May – 6.40 for 7.30pm film programme start (Bromley Hall).  Cinema Paradiso (Cert PG) – The most terrific film about the power of cinema, love and loyalty – under 16s VERY welcome. We were going to show the Director’s Cut, but… we’ve changed our minds! because, it’s too long, a Cert 15 and a teensy weensy bit over-indulgent! So we are going to screen the classic original 1989 release – a special treat for anyone who loves cinema… hopefully we’ll have a little Italian food tie-in too! Members can book up to SIX tickets for only £1 each! PLUS Live music ‘special feature’ on the work of composer Ennio Morricone (15mins), courtesy of Mr D Bullen. Non-members – £8/£5.

Cinema Paradiso

We are keeping our eyes open for release dates of the following: 12 Years a Slave, American Hustle, Inside Llewyn Davies, Nebraska…

Details on FILMBOX Membership here (our 6-month package runs from this Feb to end of July 2014 for only £15!!!):

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Founded in September 2012 to provide a wider film programme than available in local commercial cinemas, at good value prices for grown-ups, with a sociable community atmosphere and a licensed bar. We are a not-for-profit community cinema with a membership, open to non-members too. Run by dedicated and energetic volunteers.