Hector Q&As
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Hector Q&As

We’re delighted to welcome director Jake Gavin and the cast of his new film Hector for special Q&A screenings across our cinemas. Hector (15)Director: Jake Gavin. Starring: Peter Mullan, Natalie Gavin, Laurie Ventry.  UK 2015. 87 mins. Hector has been living on the motorways for years. His once comfortable family life has been replaced by a never-ending … Continue reading

Summer Camp presents Elf at Hackney
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Summer Camp presents Elf at Hackney

On Saturday 19 December, we are delighted to welcome Elizabeth Sankey and Jeremy Warmsley of indie pop duo Summer Camp, who will perform a festive-flavoured acoustic gig followed by a screening of one their favourite Christmas films, Elf at Hackney Picturehouse. Elizabeth lends us her views on the unique animal that is the Christmas film. Writing Christmas songs … Continue reading

Underwire Festival at Hackney Picturehouse
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Underwire Festival at Hackney Picturehouse

Hackney Picturehouse and Hackney Attic are proud to host this year’s Underwire Festival. Underwire is the UK’s only film festival celebrating female filmmaking talent across the crafts. This year’s Underwire Festival will host 56 short films and three feature films by women filmmakers, followed by Underwire’s Awards Night. Each of the award sponsors shares Underwire’s … Continue reading

Our new evening class at Hackney Picturehouse: From Berlin To Hollywood
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Our new evening class at Hackney Picturehouse: From Berlin To Hollywood

Delve into the world of film theory with our new evening class at Hackney Picturehouse which explores the impact of immigrant European filmmakers on Hollywood from the 1930s. From Berlin To Hollywood  Tuesdays from 3 November – 15 December, 7.00 – 9.00 (Please note there will be a week’s break on 24 November)   In … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: Listen Up Philip 14/7
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Discover Tuesdays: Listen Up Philip 14/7

Alicia McBride, Duty Manager at Hackney Picturehouse, takes a look today’s Discover Tuesdays presentation Listen Up Philip Director: Alex Ross Perry. Starring: Jason Schwartzman, Jonathan Pryce, Krysten Ritter. USA 2014. 109 mins. In his assured third feature film, Alex Ross Perry writes and directs a delightfully acerbic look at the relationship between ego and success. Listen … Continue reading

Jem Cohen: Compass and Magnet comes to Hackney Picturehouse
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Jem Cohen: Compass and Magnet comes to Hackney Picturehouse

London celebrates leading American filmmaker Jem Cohen with a season of screenings, music and performances. The Whitechapel Gallery, the Barbican and Hackney Picturehouse present a major film and music season for the first comprehensive UK retrospective of Brooklyn-based filmmaker Jem Cohen, from 31 March to 28 May 2015. Jem Cohen: Compass And Magnet presents a … Continue reading