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Hackney with a Twist: an amazing books/food/wine event happening this month!

From October 23rd to 30th, Borough Wines restaurant L’Entrepôt, in Hackney Downs, beckons you to enjoy the end of autumn with its fading light and fallen leaves by hunkering down with fine food and wine inside its new arts space. Hackney With A Twist is a carefully devised programme that celebrates the pleasures of great books, film, wine and food, and cultural offerings from artists who live and ... read more »

Artwitch! feminist artist or feminist art?

Or both? I want to start a feminist artists group in Hackney , preferably around Hackney Downs studio area. Regular shared crits, support and group shows. Contact [email protected] and see our facebook page. Yeah, do it now! read more »

LONDON FEILDS FREE FESTIVAL OCT 17th-26th 2014

LONDON FEILDS FREE FESTIVAL OCT 17th-26th 2014

LONDON, DATE: The programme has been announced for this year’s London Fields Free Film Festival, which takes place 17th – 26th October 2014. The brand new festival aims to attract and bring together local audiences to enjoy a ten day celebration of cinema at a number of venues across London Fields. The festival will showcase an eclectic collection of features, documentaries, shorts, animation and ... read more »

The Sci-Fi Sessions at Hackney Picturehouse

The Sci-Fi Sessions at Hackney Picturehouse

Six sessions and six speakers that take a new look at the Sci-Fi genre, covering everything from aliens to architecture and science to superheroes. The weekly lecture series includes discussions on feminism in Sci-Fi and the science of science fiction with speakers from Royal Observatory and Club Des Femmes as well as variety film theory and pop culture experts. Each session will last between 1.5 ... read more »

Digital Media Course at the Wallace Collection

Digital Media Course at the Wallace Collection This is 3.5 day project running from Monday 27 October – Thursday 30 October 10.00am-5.00pm Monday-Wednesday and 10.00am-1.00pm on Thursday Join a free creative project for young people aged 14-24. Work with staff from the Wallace Collection, the Geffrye and Chocolate Films to learn the skills of story creation, directing, producing, camera work, soun... read more »

Short and Sweet: A Guide to Short Filmmaking

Short and Sweet: A Guide to Short Filmmaking

4 week course every Monday 7 – 9pm from Sept 1at Hackney Picturehouse Course leader: David Lemon Tickets £65 / £60 concessions / £55 members Book online at www.picturehouses.co.uk/hackneycourses or on 0871 902 5734 Before they worked on features, countless film-makers, from Christopher Nolan to Andrea Arnold, first established themselves by making a short film. As well as serving as ‘calling cards... read more »

Pee-wee Herman Double Bill

Pee-wee Herman Double Bill

We welcome you back to Hollywood Spring and to a double bill of Pee-wee Herman. ‘Pee-wee’s Big Adventure’ and ‘Big Top Pee-wee’ Friday 15th August for One Night Only. Tickets (£7 + 50p booking fee) here: https://billetto.co.uk/pee-wees-big-adventure ‘Pee-wee’s Big Adventure’ (1985) directed by Tim Burton & it’s sequel ‘Big Top Pee-wee’ (1988), directed... read more »

Swallows and Amazons with Q&A plus more family screenings this Summer at Hackney Picturehouse

Swallows and Amazons with Q&A plus more family screenings this Summer at Hackney Picturehouse

Hackney Picturehouse are delighted to welcome Sophie Neville to our screening of the brand new 40th anniversary restoration of SWALLOWS AND AMAZONS this Thursday morning. Sophie Neville, who played Titty Walker in the film, will doing a Q&A after the film as well as signing copies of her book The Making of Swallows and Amazons. The screening is part of STORIES ON SCREEN – a season celebr... read more »

London on Film course at Hackney Picturehouse

London on Film course at Hackney Picturehouse

Six week course at Hackney Picturehouse every Thursday evening 7-9pm from 14 August – 18 September Course leader: John Wischmeyer Tickets are £70 / £65 Concessions / £60 Members. For bookings please visit http://www.picturehouses.co.uk/hackney courses or call 0871 902 5734 London has become a major character in English cinema. We have all experienced that extra frisson of delight when watching a f... read more »

London Alternative Photography Collective Birthday Exhibition

London Alternative Photography Collective Birthday Exhibition

The London Alternative Photography Collective has now existed for one whole year so we have invited all of the past speakers from July 2013 – July 2014 to exhibit their work at Doomed Gallery. Confirmed Exhibiting Artists are: CONSTANZA ISAZA JENNIFER BROOKES SAM WHITE TOBY DEVESON SEBNEM UGURAL SHIELA MCKINNEY MIKE CRAWFORD MARK INGHAM ANTHONY CARR ADAM BROWN BRUNO FREITAS DE OLIVEIRA DOUGL... read more »

LBB Pop-Up School for creative thinkers and doers //  21 July – 3 Aug

LBB Pop-Up School for creative thinkers and doers // 21 July – 3 Aug

It’s time to sharpen the pencils and whip out the notebooks as The LBB Pop-Up School returns to Hackney this July. Alongside partners, Bootstrap Company, D&AD and Fashion Sunday, LBB will be hosting a range of scintillating talks and workshops for you to wrap your intellectual nugget around. Book your tickets here: http://letsbebriefpopupschool.co.uk/ – WORKSHOP: Brand Building Delivered... read more »

London Fields Free Film Festival Oct 10-19 2014

We will be hosting the first ever London Fields Free Festival in October 2014. The festival will take place between Oct 10-19th at various venues across London Fields. For more details check www.freefilmfestivals.org We are looking for film lovers and makers who would be interested in taking part. Specifically looking for individuals who would be interested in volunteering in curating a film night... read more »

Inna Vision Film School screenings

Inna Vision Film School screenings

The Inna Vision Film School, based in Hackney, has been a year long project working with adults with lived experience of mental health issues, and those without. The participants have made a slate of short documentary and experimental films during the process, touching on various aspects of mental health experience, and with a particular focus on African and Caribbean communities. The participants... read more »

Stills and Movies course at Hackney Picturehouse

Stills and Movies course at Hackney Picturehouse

6 week course every Wed, 7pm – 9.30pm from 7 May – 18 June NB. There will no session on 11 June Course Leader: John Digance Tickets for the course are £75 / £70 concessions / £65 Members To book please visit www.picturehouses.co.uk/hackneycourses or call 0871 9025734 We have always wanted to tell stories with pictures and the relationship between the still and moving image has characterised ... read more »

Join us for a great range of new film theory courses at the Hackney Picturehouse this Spring and Summer

Join us for a great range of new film theory courses at the Hackney Picturehouse this Spring and Summer

From the American Deep South to London on screen and from psychoanalysis and film to an exploration of our relationship with still and moving images – we have a great, diverse range of courses coming up so we do hope you’ll join us again soon for what promises to be an interesting Spring and Summer of film theory at Hackney Picturehouse! Please note our April, May and June courses are ... read more »

The Proud Archivist

The Proud Archivist

I just made this video for local restaurant and bar the Proud Archivist, the first restaurant i have made a video for. Such a cool owner and staff, it was a pleasure to be around them and i got a free smoked duck sandwich. I really do love what they do, so visit them when you can, They are on the canal in Haggerston. See the video to find out more: read more »

Assault on Precinct 13

Assault on Precinct 13

Cigarette Burns Cinema presents John Carpenter’s ‘Assault on Precinct 13’ on 16mm Friday 11th April 7pm – midnight 6 Well Street, Hackney E9 7PX Tickets for Assault + future events: http://www.hollywoodspring.com/events/ read more »

Whirlygig Cinema’s SPOTLIGHTS: Art and Beyond

Whirlygig Cinema’s SPOTLIGHTS: Art and Beyond

Whirlygig Cinema’s SPOTLIGHTS is a short film night that shines a light on the work and practice of outstanding new filmmakers. Every month, three emerging filmmakers are given just 30 minutes each to screen and talk about their films, providing a gripping insight into their background, ideas and filmmaking process. At the end of the night they take part in a Q&A session, giving audiences the ... read more »

Speculative Future Contemporary Art exhibition

Speculative Future Contemporary Art exhibition

Speculative Future – Group Fine Art show at A-Side B-side Gallery, Hackney Downs, E8 2BT, 16 national and international artists, Curated by Heather Gray London, England 27th March– 31st March Private View: Thursday 27th March 6-9pm “I don’t want to be human! I want to see gamma rays! I want to hear x-rays, and I want to smell dark matter. Do you see the absurdity of what I am?” * Speculative... read more »

Join the Tree Circle Cinema

Join the Tree Circle Cinema

The Tree Circle Cinema on Milkfields park E5 is now in its 3rd year and we are starting to plan exciting events for summer 2014. We need help to make it even bigger and better this year. Please get in touch to join in the planning and the doing! Email us at [email protected] (also, please like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/thetreecircle and follow us on twitter @thetreecircle) Thanks! read more »

Burgers & Movies – Searching for Sugarman

Burgers & movies : Searching for Sugarman You, lying on a sofa, watching a movie enjoying a burger and a few beers ? nothing better I’d say. This tuesday, it’s time for the music documentary Searching for Sugarman. *** DEALS *** £10 FOR A BURGER & A BOTTLE OF BEER/SMALL GLASS OF HOUSE WINE £10 FOR 3 BOTTLES OF BEER Movie starts at 8pm, don’t be late ! read more »

FREE family friendly film screening & activities!

Take your family underwater at the Hackney Picture House! Join us for a FREE afternoon of animated films from all over the globe and family-friendly crafts and activities with a sea-theme. There will be a great selection of short animated films, including the award winning tale of a boy who befriends a penguin, LOST & FOUND, with activities in between for all the family. Why not come dressed a... read more »

WHIRLYGIG CINEMA’S SPOTLIGHT: MUSIC VIDEOS

WHIRLYGIG CINEMA’S SPOTLIGHT: MUSIC VIDEOS

Whirlygig Cinema’s SPOTLIGHTS is a short film night that shines a light on the work and practice of outstanding new filmmakers. Every month, three emerging filmmakers are given just 30 minutes each to screen and talk about their films, providing a gripping insight into their background, ideas and filmmaking process. At the end of the night they take part in a Q&A session, giving audiences the ... read more »

WHIRLYGIG CINEMA’S SPOTLIGHT: MUSIC VIDEOS

WHIRLYGIG CINEMA’S SPOTLIGHT: MUSIC VIDEOS

5th March 2014 7:00PM – 10:30PM , £4 adv / door: £5 or £3 for Whirlygig badge-holders and Picturehouse members Location: Hackney Attic – Hackney Picturehouse, 270 Mare Street , Hackney Central , E8 1HE Contact: Whirlygig Cinema [email protected] http://whirlygigcinema.com/spotlights Whirlygig Cinema’s SPOTLIGHTS is a short film night that shines a light on the work and practice... read more »

Free Half-Term Filmmaking Workshop with Get Smart at Hackney Picturehouse!

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Getting brownfield sites & derelict buildings back into use

Hi, I know most of you are interested in hearing about new developments, so would you be intere read more »

Dark Days Screening + Director Q&A Saturday 25 Jan

Marc Singer, director of the cult classic doc DARK DAYS, is in London for Q&As this weekend, inc read more »

Whirlygig Cinema’s Spotlights: Documentary

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Filming New York Course Starts 21 Jan at Hackney Picturehouse

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Reminiscence Screenings Jan and Feb: DON’T LOOK NOW + BBFC Presentation, and THE L-SHAPED ROOM

Happy New Year! I hope you all had a lovely festive season and a fabulous start to the new year.&nbs read more »

Whirlygig Cinema’s Making Tracks – Retrospective + party, Sat 11th Jan

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Whirlygig Cinema’s SPOTLIGHTS: Animation 8th Jan

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This is actually shameless PR

There is a new bar restaurant in Hackney Wick called Number 90. It is at the canal end of Wallis Roa read more »

Making Culture

RIZHOMA.GALLERY ARRIVES IN LONDON WITH 'MAKING CULTURE'.A SHOW FEATURING A SELECTION OF SI read more »

Future Shorts secret Underground Party 29th/30th Nov

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Doctor Who Celebration – Friday – WANT TO GO?

Not entirely sure where to post this but bear with me. My cousin and I were going to the Doctor Who read more »

Tickets for London Feminist Film Festival on sale – 24 to 30 November at Hackney Picturehouse

After a very successful first year, the London Feminist Film Festival will return to the Hackney Pic read more »

Whirlygig Cinema’s SPOTLIGHTS 6th Nov

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Fox and Raven Cineclub

Palm2 events launches Fox and Raven Cineclub tonight. 7:30pm short film, 8pm feature film. Check out read more »

Fox and Raven Cineclub tonight

Palm2 events launches Fox and Raven Cineclub tonight. 7:30pm short film, 8pm feature film. Check out read more »

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