Film & cinema

Thai feast and private cinema screening

Fancy enjoying a thai feast followed by a screening of ’The Beach’ in a private cinema then launchin »

Reminiscence Screenings August – October at Hackney Picturehouse

Join us for NIGHTS OF CABIRIA, THE STEPFORD WIVES and CARMEN JONES! Celebrate the golden days o »

Whirlygig Cinema’s SPOTLIGHTS

Whirlygig Cinema's SPOTLIGHTS , 7:00PM - 10:00PM , £4 adv / door: £5 or £3 for Whir »

Lumiere Film Screening 18th July 8:30pm – Don Levy ‘Herostratus’

Encounters With The Obscure invites you to its next screening on Thursday 18th July, 8:30pm at the L »

Film screening 27th June 8:30pm at Lumiere

Encounters With The Obscure is screening its next film on Thursday 27th June, 8:30p »

Whirlygig Cinema’s SPOTLIGHTS


FREE Screenings of John Pilger Documentary ’Stealing A Nation’.


Whirlygig Cinema Turns 3! 22nd June


New Short Film Festival and Educational Opportunities

The first Lab Film Festival will be on 21-30 June 2013 in the Hackney Wick, Fish Is »

Filmmaking Workshops and Short Film Competition

The first Lab Film Festival will be on 21-30 June 2013 in the Hackney Wick, Fish Is »

Hackney Film Club. Free for all library members

Hackney Film Club at Dalston CLR James Library is on every first Thursday of the mo »

Feast in the Fields 25th/26th May


Toast Festival 1-2 June

Hi, we're putting on a new food and ideas festival in a couple of weeks - hope to see you there!---- »

Looking for a chef

Hello! We're The Three Compasses on Dalston Lane and we're looking for a new chef. We currently have »

Robinson in Ruins Film screening at Lumiere 9th May

Encounters With The Obscure is back....On the 9th May, 8pm we will be screening Pat »

Friday 3 May. 8pm-1am. Bear Your Soul Presents: Soul Attic


Whirlygig Cinema’s SPOTLIGHTS

Whirlygig Cinema's SPOTLIGHTS , 7:00PM - 10:PM, £4 adv / door: £5 or £3 for Whirlyg »

World Photography Org Competition

Hi Not sure how to upload the photo - but my image of Victoria Park taken earlier this year has »

13 April Beehayve & Fringe! Mingling Night

Beehayve is a monthly night for gay women and their friends at the HACKNEY PICTUREHOUSE: I »

New film courses onsale at Hackney Picturehouse- The Coen Brothers and The Deep South on Screen!

Picturehouse Education run regular courses on various aspects of film culture and theory at  Hackney »

Whirlygig Cinema’s SPOTLIGHTS


Simple 8’s The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari at Arcola Theatre

Simple 8 return to the Arcola with their new piece inspired by the cult classic 1920's German Expres »

2013 Turkish Film Festival 22nd – 28th Feb

The 18th annual showcase of the best of Turkish Cinema worldwide is at the Rio cinema from FRI 22 – »

Whirlygig Cinema’s SPOTLIGHTS #6


The Christmas Film Club

The Christmas Film Club rides into Hackney Downs Studios this month for an absolute blinding line-up »

Sunny Studio Space in Clapton

£175/Month including Wifi and ratesapprox 160 sq feetWe have a great space available at Grosvenor Wo »

Whirlygig Cinema’s Spotlights #5 – get up close and personal with amazing new film talent!

Whirlygig Cinema presents »

Live music above the Hackney Picturehouse in December!


London Feminist Film Festival: UK PREMIERE of Lesbiana – Thursday 29 November

+ panel discussion with director Myriam Fougère, gay rights activist Linda Bellos, and lesbi »

Uncharted Soundscapes – Music/ Film/ Puppet Theatre night at Lumiere 28th November 7.30pm

Tickets £5 - limited availability - book online here:  »

Framed Film Festival comes to Hackney Picturehouse!

Framed Film Festival is a brand new showcase of international film and learning activities to enc »

Under The Cranes Film, Exhibition & Q&A – Hoxton Hall 23rd Nov 7pm

Under The Cranes Film Exhibition & Q&AHoxton Hall23rd November 20127pm£6 Full price | £4 Con »

Lumiere Hungarian Film Screening Sunday 4th November 8pm

Encounters With The Obscure is continuing its journey through Eastern Europe on Sunday, 4th November »

London Feminist Film Festival 2012 programme announced!

The full Programme for the 2012 London Feminist Film Festival is ot and you can find the final selec »

Special Halloween Double-Bill at the Lumiere, 28th October 7pm

Lumiere Halloween Double-BillThis Sunday, 28th October, we will have a special Halloween double-bill »

Commercial businesses in Dalston Square

It looks as though some commercial life may be finally coming to Dalston Sq.To accompany the existin »

Sam Berkson Book Launch, November 15th

After ten years on the live poetry circuit, 'Angry' Sam Berkson will be releasing h »

Thursday 18th October 9pm, free film night (and popcorn) at the Lumiere

After our little incident last Sunday Encounters With The Obscure is back this Thursday the 18th Oct »

Halloween Screamings, Experience Cinema @ The Round Chapel 30th/31st Oct


Film Africa 2012 at Hackney Picturehouse

The Royal African Society and SOAS, University of London, present: Film Africa 2012 - Cele »