Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Director Sean McAllister spends a year in his hometown of Hull, reflecting on the changes to the area during its time as UK city of culture in 2017, as well as the impact of long-term economic austerity on the area and its residents. The film largely follows subject Steve, a struggling warehouse worker by day and hip-hop performer by night, as he takes a musical bus around schools and local council estates to bring culture to those unlikely to be reached by the regeneration. Steve has a wonderful rapport with the young children, who demonstrate impressive poetry and hip-hop performance skills when encouraged. But the documentary, which has parallels with the work of Ken Loach, also angrily captures the impact of cuts on the community and individuals, complementing a warm, personal, but powerfully complex portrait of the area.
A thought-provoking British drama set in Newcastle about a 59-year-old man and a single mother struggling to with the government’s benefit system.
16+ years 100 mins
This contemporary fable tells the story of two boys, shunned by their community, who resort to collecting scrap metal for a shady local dealer.
14+ years 87 mins
This inventive and powerful film about playwright Andrea Dunbar is an example of British cinema at its best.
14+ years 90 mins
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Shaun the Sheep takes a science-fiction turn with Farmageddon whilst A Northern Soul leads this week's DVD releases.
Reading time 4 mins
There are many free places still available for the 3,000 screenings taking place across 550 venues across the UK. We've cherry-picked some of the most exciting!
Reading time 5 mins
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