Free Screenings - Spring Season 2017 December 02 2016

STAFFORDSHIRE FILM ARCHIVE

FREE SCREENINGS AT THE FILM THEATRE, College Rd, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 2EF

WEDNESDAYS, 7.45pm. Bar open from 7.00pm. Ticket-free – No booking required. Free parking adjacent to Film Theatre - enter from College Road opposite Queen Anne Street.

Wed 22nd March       7.45pm

WE ARE NOT DEFEATED – A Tribute to BRENDA PROCTOR

A showing of the documentary produced by Brenda and the North Staffs Miners’ Wives Action Group in 1994, plus updates to the 2015 events commemorating the end of the Miners’ Strike of 1984/1985. Includes Brenda talking to a packed audience in the Kings Hall, Stoke in May 1984. 

Wed 29th March        7.45pm

ENGLISH ELECTRIC FILMS, Stafford - DIESEL ELECTRIC

New digitisations of films produced at Stafford: Diesel Electric – 1947 film of the development and building of the first diesel-electric passenger locomotive 10000, The Locomotive Builders – 1965 film of EE locomotives around the world. Plus The Driving Force – the change from steam to diesel electric explained – and short films.

Wed 5 April               7.45pm


Arnold Bennett 150th – DEAR MR PROHACK 
(1949)

Dear Mr. Prohack is a British comedy, starring Cecil Parker as Arthur Prohack, a civil servant who is extremely frugal with the government's money. When he is swept of his feet by a sudden and unexpected fortune he finds himself much less adept at handling his own newfound riches. Thornton Freeland adapts Arnold Bennett’s novel, Mr. Prohack, marking the debut of Denholm Elliot and featuring Glynis Johns and Dirk Bogarde.

Wed 12th April

Easter Break – No Screening

Wed 19th April

Easter Break – No Screening

Wed 26th April           7.45pm

STOKE CINE AND VIDEO SOCIETY – 2017

Movies of the Year. Stoke Cine & Video Society members present a selection of their recent work.