This month The Electric Cinema celebrates its centenary. To mark the occasion they will be screening a series of cinematic classics:
The Red Shoes (U) showing from December 18th-24th
This 1948 classic stars Moira Shearer as a talented ballerina torn between her love for dance and her feelings for Marius Goring’s smitten composer.
Citizen Kane (U) showing from 19th-20th December
Orson Welles classic about the life of publishing magnate Charles Foster Kane.
It’s A Wonderful Life (U) showing 19th-20th December
An angel descends to earth to show a distraught businessman what life would have been like without him.
Singin’ In The Rain (U) showing 12th-13th December
A classic musical about movies transition from silent films to sound with dancer extraordinaire Gene Kelly.
Cinema Paradiso (PG) showing 11th, 15th & 16th December
Beautiful feature telling the story of a famous film director reminiscing about his childhood.
Finally, on 21st December current owner of The Electric, Tom Lawes, will be hosting a special talk about the history of the cinema as well as a screening of archive footage that hasn’t been seen in public many years? (hmmm…i’ve heard rumours about the ‘archive footage’ kept in the basement… ;) ) For more information, for times etc please see the Electric website.