THURSDAY 4TH June 2015
Pride (2014) (15)
with Special Q&A with Mike Jackson
Based on a true events, Pride is an extraordinary story of U.K. gay activists who work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984 developing in an unlikely alliance between two different communities.
Directed by Matthew Warchus. Starring Bill Nighy, Dominic West, Joseph Gilgun and Paddy Considine
About the Speaker: Mike Jackson left Accrington for London in 1970 aged just 16 in search of a new career. He went on to become a founding member of the Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners (LGSM) group and is depicted in Pride by Joseph Gilgun (Harry Brown, Emmerdale, Misfits).
SATURDAY 6TH JUNE 2015
Matilda (1996) (PG)
Family Film Event
Adaption from one of many famous Roald Dahl children’s books, Matilda is a magical story about a smart little girl who is eager to learn. Her insensitive parents send her to a school run by Miss Trunchbull, a cruel authoritarian that loathes children. Matilda befriends her schoolteacher, Miss Honey who soon recognises the full extent of Matilda’s powers.
Directed by Danny DeVito. Starring Mara Wilson, Danny DeVito and Pam Ferris
Nearly the big day next Saturday June 6th for the #Accrington Food & Drink Festival which will be a town centre packed with events, 50 continental stalls, special guests throughout the day incl. #JesseMcClure from USA's #StorageHunters and #RichardFox, D-Day commemoration events, film screenings (see this Instapage) and more! — #Lancashire #PennineFilmFestival #AccRoss #ShootersMedia #Accy #Blackburn #GreatHarwood #Rossendale #Burnley #Pennine #Rawtenstall #Oswaldtwistle
FREE EVENT: Join us at the #Accrington Food and Drink Festival this Saturday at the Town Hall for a free screening of the 1996 classic #Matilda by #RoaldDahl starring #MaraWilson and #DannyDeVito (who also directs) — A special performance from the #musical Matilda before the movie at 2pm too — #Oswaldtwistle #Lancashire #GreatHarwood #Blackburn #Rossendale #Rawtenstall #KidsMovie #PamFerris #FilmEvent #FilmFestival
SATURDAY 6TH JUNE 2015
Sideways (2004) (15)
with Wine & Cheese Tasting event
A week before the marriage of his best friend, a frustrated writer and divorced English teacher Miles Raymond travels to the wine country of California to spend a week with his best friend Jack. Along their journey they spend time with Maya and Stephanie, deliberate over the scent of wine, sharing secrets and falling in love.
Directed by Alexander Payne. Starring Paul Giamatti, Thomas Haden Church, Virginia Madsen and Sandra Oh
The #Accrington Food & Drink Festival and the #PennineFilmFestival bring a special and fun event to the Town Hall Ballroom on Saturday 6th June 2015. The award winning and hilarious comedy #Sideways will screen alongside wine and cheese tasting to create a unique movie experience. Tickets are £7 (for 18s+ due to alcohol restrictions) and include the tasting. Doors open at 7pm and the movie begins at 8pm. Please visit the Facebook.com/PennineFilmFestival or AccringtonTownHall.co.uk to book online. See you on the night 🙂 — #SidewaysMovie #Blackburn #Lancashire #Oswaldtwistle #Burnley #PaulGiamatti #WineTasting #Pennine #FilmFestival #Merlot #Rossendale #Accy