A HUGE ‘thank you’ to all the teachers, parents, LPSB sixth formers, friends and local residents who have helped FILMBOX to be so successful, so quickly in our first year – this national award is for YOU! And we’re not even 1 year old yet… Join us for our 3-day 1st Birthday film festival THIS Thursday to Saturday 26-28 September 2013.
See Hitchcock’s masterpiece, ‘Vertigo’ – with special introductions – £8/£5 on our 1st Birthday this Thursday 26 Sept, RARELY seen on the BIG screen (in the Bromley Hall – 7.30pm), then ‘Buster Plays Buster’live professional jazz – £10/£6 to Buster Keaton’s silent comedy classic ‘Sherlock Jr’on Friday 27 Sept (in Bromley Hall 7.30pm – book here for this film only – http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/lpcpa), then 4 FREE FILMS in ONE DAY on Saturday 28 September – the enchanting children’s animation ‘Ponyo’ (FREE – Cert U) at 2pm, ‘The Great Gatsby’(FREE – Cert 12A)at 5pm and a choice of ‘Mamma Mia’(FREE – Cert PG) sing along OR ‘Seven Psychopaths’(FREE – Cert 15) at 8pm – refreshments available from 1.30pm and bar-b-q available from 7pm. Book all these events and films here now: http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/filmboxcommunitycinema
If you haven’t seen a film at FILMBOX yet… why not?FREE parking, no popcorn mess, scrumptious local Simply ice cream, friendly faces, a cafe/bar and GREAT films – seeing a film with an audience is the VERY BEST way to see a film and have a memorable experience and FILMBOX is for EVERYONE in the local area.
Booking is now open to members for our fab FREE film festival, at which we’re celebrating our 1st Birthday!
Our FILMBOX Membership year runs from September (no rolling membership) so if you’d like to get the most from your membership join today! https://langleyfilmbox.wordpress.com/membership/ (even if you only intend to see 6 films in the whole year, you’ll break even and if you come more often membership is really worth it as thereafter you’ll get a HUGE 40% discount on tickets!)
Festival booking opens to non-members on Thursday 5 September from 8am.
SAT 28 SEPT– 14:00 – FREE – ‘PONYO’ (Studio 609/Cert U) – Especially for little film buffs – Japanese Disney (but better), Studio Ghibli’s enchanting take on the Hans Christian Andersen children’s classic ‘The Little Mermaid’ – dubbed in English by Hollywood stars. Under 16s VERY welcome!
SAT 28 SEPT – 17:00 – FREE – ‘THE GREAT GATSBY’(Studio 609/Cert 12A) – Baz Luhrmann’s glamorous and spectacular re-make with Leonardo DiCaprio, with great music. Under 16s welcome according to certificate.
SAT 28 SEPT– 20:00 – FREE – OUTDOOR SCREENING/Cert PG –‘MAMMA MIA’ – SING ALONG– Under 16s welcome.
At Langley Park Boys’ School’s lovely rear Bandstand and patio area, secure and admission is controlled. Delicious Bar B Q, refreshment stalls from 19.00! Come and enjoy supper with friends and family before the film. We have a wet weather plan so the fun can take place indoors! Bring chairs, blankets and cushions and the whole family. No outside food or drink please – there will be plenty available at reasonable prices. You can even exit ‘The Great Gatsby’ and pick up a drink and something for the bar b q and then go into ‘Seven Psychopaths’ if ‘Mamma Mia’ isn’t your cup of tea.
SAT 28 SEPT– 20:00 – FREE – ‘SEVEN PSYCHOPATHS’ (Studio 609/Cert 15) – 16+ only – ID may be asked for. From the writer/director of ‘In Bruges’ with Colin Farrell and Christopher Walken. Especially for non-’Mamma Mia’ fans!
SUN 29 SEPT– 14:00 – FREE – The Globe Theatre’s 2012 acclaimed production of William Shakespeare’s great and accessible comedy‘TWELFTH NIGHT‘starring Stephen Fry and Mark Rylance (STUDIO 609). Finishes at 5.30pm including a 30min interval with cakes! Under 16s welcome – the film is exempt from classification, but suitable for age 10+.
A great opportunity to introduce your friends to FILMBOX (as we’d like to really increase our membership – we’ve already beaten last year’s total of members in only 2 months!), you can see as many films as you like in our FREE film festival (and indeed we have timed it so you could go from one to the other all day, except for the 8.00pm shows which hopefully give most people a suitable alternative!) – something for the whole family!
FREE tickets must be booked online in advance and all venues have limited seating availability.
DONATIONS VERY WELCOME: IF EVERYONE MADE A DONATION AFTER SEEING EACH FILM IT WOULD HELP TO RECOVER OUR COSTS – THANK YOU!
NB: PLEASE DON’T BOOK TICKETS UNLESS YOU DEFINITELY CAN COME TO A SCREENING AS EMPTY SEATS LOOK SAD AND WILL PREVENT OTHERS FROM COMING AS SEATING IS LIMITED IN ALL VENUES.
We are very grateful to Free Film Festivals for providing the outdoor screen equipment and projection for this film – visit their website to see their programme of South London free film festivals at other venues!