Classic Cinema Club - bringing cinema back to Ealing!
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Please note our films can contain scenes of violence, sexual content, drug use and swearing. We
recommend adult audiences but younger viewers may be accompanied by an adult.
We thrive on audience suggestions. Email us some ideas!
all films Fridays 7:30pm
Ealing Town Hall
Hammer Horror Special!
Frankenstein and The Monster from Hell
with special guest co-star Madeline "Maddy" Smith
IN PERSON with a Q&A!
at Questors Theatre Ealing
Saturday October 15th 7:30pm
More details soon. Check Questors website!
Friday 2nd September
directed by Bill Forsyth
starring John Gordon Sinclair, Dee Hepburn, Clare Grogan
At a secondary school outside Glasgow, a teenage boy suffers the humiliation of being
demoted down the football squad only to be replaced by the new girl he’s infatuated with. A
wonderfully observed and very funny film with an irresistible performance as the delightfully
quirky character, this was a hit for Scottish cinema.
Winner of the BAFTA award for best screenplay
Friday 9th September
directed by Richard Brooks
starring Glenn Ford, Sidney Poitier, Vic Morrow, Anne Francis, Louis Calhern
An idealistic teacher comes to a tough inner city school hoping to enlighten his students, but
finds his work made much harder by an unsupportive faculty, racial tensions and juvenile
delinquency. Based on the experiences of writer Evan Hunter, aka Ed McBain, the theme
song ‘Rock Around the Clock’ helped kick off the Rock & Roll phenomenon and roused riots
in highly responsive teenage audiences.
Nominated for 4 Academy Awards
Friday 16th September
Not One Less
directed by Zhang Yimou
A thirteen-year-old girl is asked to be a substitute teacher for a class of children from across a
remote rural area. She’s forced to grow up fast when she heads into the bustling big city to
find a runaway pupil. A warm and gentle social film from the director of ‘The Story of Qiu Ju’,
‘Hero’, and ‘House of Flying Daggers’.
Winner of many awards for best film and best director, including the major prizes in China: the
Golden Rooster; Hundred Flowers; Huabiao; the Shanghai Film Critics’ awards, and 4 awards
at the Venice Film Festival including the Golden Lion and UNICEF award
Friday 23rd September
Au Revoir les Enfants
directed by Louis Malle
In a French boarding school run by priests during World War II and the Nazi occupation, a
young boy realises his new schoolmate is being hidden there for safety, and over time they
form a strong friendship. From the director of ‘Atlantic City’, and based on real events from his
Winner of many awards across Europe for best film, best writing, best director, and USA
critics’ circle awards for best foreign film, a BAFTA, the Prix Louis Delluc and 7 Cesar Awards
in France, and 5 awards at the Venice Film Festival including the Golden Lion and UNICEF
Friday 30th September
directed by Norman Z. McLeod
starring the Marx brothers
The new president of Huxley College intends to improve the American football team by all
underhanded means available, involving cheating, sabotage, gamblers, bootleggers and the
Marx brothers’ usual musical routines, hilarious sketches and disrupted lessons.
As we start another series
and the academic year
begins again, we study
films about education, set in
very different schools.
There are precocious
children and immature
adults as the focus covers
both the teachers and the
pupils, in tales inspired by
memory and nostalgia, and
about innocence and