Subject tag: Cinema

09 September 2015

{vimeo}137427646{/vimeo} Through the hatch of her café on Platform 1 of Palmers Green Station, Annita Correia sees and hears the early morning world passing by. Platform 1 is a gem of a short film made by Jessica Bishop and shown as part of Talkies Community Cinema Here film festival earlier this year. For the 2016 Here Film Festival Talkies, in conjunction with Short Sighted Cinema, will again be commissioning four short films:  "Four filmmakers will.......

05 August 2015

This weekend one of the volunteers who help run Talkies Community Cinema will be giving a Talk of her own.  Ruth Tosha Mulandi will be giving a lecture on behalf of WEA Enfield & Southgate entitled Down the Rabbit Hole:  Cinematic Tales of the Fantastic. 8th August 10:00-12:15DOWN THE RABBIT-HOLE:  CINEMATIC TALES OF THE FANTASTIC 150 years of Alice and then 130 years of cinema that continued the tradition of nonsense and fantasy. WEA tutor Ruth Tosha Mulandi.......

25 February 2015

This week the ever ambitious Talkies Community Cinema announces its latest venture.  HERE proudly proclaims itself to be a "suburban film festival": HERE FILM FESTIVAL is about the diversity of interests, people and places in the suburbs of London. HERE is not in the West End, Southbank or Shoreditch. HERE in the suburbs we aren't the swanky super-rich, the celebrity glitterati or bearded hipsters. HERE is where the cinema creatives of London produce their best output. HERE is where life.......

01 January 2015

Talkies Community Cinema, the Palners Green-based pop-up cinema, has been going from strength to strength.  Talkies has been able to keep ticket prices down to £5, but overheads have been rising steadily and Talkies has now set up a scheme called Friends of Talkies.  By becoming a Friend, you will be able to help maintain the cheap tickets policy while taking advantage of special benefits, such as priority booking for popular shows. Tricia Sharpe will be looking after Friends of Talkies. .......

01 December 2014

Talkies Community Cinema rounds off its Autumn season on 10th December with Downhill, a humorous but touching look at men's mid-life crises, starring local actor Jeremy Swift. Jeremy is well know to viewers of Downton Abbey, in which he plays Maggie Smith's butler, Spratt.  And he is currently rehearsing for a major role in an amazing production of the Railway Children at King’s Cross Station (featuring a proper steam train!) After the screening Jeremy will answer questions from members.......

13 October 2014

Talkies - the pop-up cinema with a difference - is expanding its reach to take in Winchmore Hill and is looking for volunteers in N21 to help choose films and find venues. Talkies Community Cinema showed its first film two years ago this month and has been attracting large audiences ever since.  Its events in Palmers Green (at the Fox, Baskervilles and the Intimate) and in Southgate (at St Monica's Parish Centre and at Christ Church) have frequently sold out.  it has also been showing.......

27 July 2014

Talkies supports our communities by organising pop-up film events at a range of venues. We encourage people to come together to make new connections and meet up with friends........

22 January 2014

The next Talkies Community Cinema event at the Fox is an evening of short comedy films on 29th January. Wizards, mime artists, baristas and estate agents are among the comic delights contained in the ten short films making up Ha! Comedy Shorts. Organised by Kate and Gem from Short Sighted Cinema, the evening will bring London's short film glitterati to Palmers Green, where the audience will have an opportunity to talk to them about their work. Ha! Comedy Shorts is part of the LOCO London.......

06 December 2013

Palmers Green's own community cinema, Talkies, is now in its second year.  The enterprising venture was launched by David Williamson in October 2012 with a screening of A Man of No Ambition, a film about notable Palmers Green resident Ralph Hutchings.  Fourteen months and 21 events later, Talkies will end its 2013 season with a Palmers Green double bill at the Fox on 11th December. The evening begins with an introduction to Palmers Green Tales, a new website which is about to be.......