10 Year Anniversary

 We are 10 years old this October 2012!  

We would like to say a massive THANK YOU to all of our amazing volunteers who have helped through the past 10 years, without their support it would have been impossible to run the Electric Palace.  

Tim & Georgia (the 10 whole years!) Finn, Tess, Eveline, Paula, Gillian, Sarah, Henry, Mat & Joana, John, Pilar, Rosa, Shannon, Bindu, Jane, Nick W, Nick J, Geraldine, Jeff,  Rachel B, Rachel M, Penny, Robin, George, Thom, Alison, Berry, Bernie, Lucy, Marcie, Glenys, Belinda, John K, Robin K, Neil, Beth and volunteers very sadly missed: Len Shelley & James Morphew                         

Our appreciation also to our wonderful cleaners Linda & Shelia, brilliant designers Luke & Becky at Studio Ink, all at GH Graphics, Sarah and WAVE for our website and the many others volunteers and helpers we've missed out.  

We have had 10 years of collaborations through the Shot by the Sea Film festival, community film projects, special screenings and every other possible film event.

A huge THANK YOU to Filmmakers, Artists, Organisations & Funders:

Josh Jupp, Nick Pilton, Mary Hooper, Sam Sharples, Ed Boxall, Nichola Bruce, Active Arts, The Bridge, Artworks, Toaster Productions, The Baird Project, Hastings Adventure Playground, Hastings Borough Council, Shipwreck Heritage Centre, Yasmin Ornsby - Fisherman's Protection Society, Bea Rapley - Stade Education Project, Don’t Feed the Poets, Hillcrest Film Club, Coastal Currents, Eat@in the Park, Lighthouse Brighton, Jo Nolan - Screen South, Afrikaba, UK Film Council, Awards for All, Glenn Veness, Photo Fringe, Stone Squid Experimental Art Space, Hastings Museum & Art Gallery, Arts Council, Herstmonceux Observatory, Mat McDonnell - Media Enterprise Centre, Foreshore Trust, Phil Smith, Toby Tatum, Mark French, and the many local schools and groups who continue to visit us.  

We are celebrating this special anniversary with the launch of the weekly Silver Screen films and other special events including a tailor made 10 year anniversary film quiz. We are also proud to be one of the venues for three new mini festivals; The Trash Cannes Festival, The Black Huts Film and Poetry Festival & The Queen of Horror Festival, and once again to be partnering the Afrikaba Festival.   

Silver Screen

The Electric Palace is delighted to launch a weekly screening aimed at our senior visitors who prefer to enjoy films during the daytime. The screenings will take place every Thursday at 11am (doors open 10:30am) there will be a free cup of tea or coffee for everyone. All of our screenings are staffed by volunteers and we are looking for a new team to help run this weekly film event. Let us know if you can help!Tickets £3 seniors  // £4 others Supported through funding from the Foreshore Trust  

AfriKaBa Festival 2012

The Electric Palace is please once again to host a film screening as part of the AfriKaBa - The Festival of African & Caribbean Heritage, Arts & Culture.  Friday 12 October         8pmGhett’a Life  GHETT’A LIFE is an “against the odds” action drama set in a politically turbulent inner city community of Kingston. Derrick, a determined inner city teenager realizes his dream of becoming a champion boxer despite a country, community and family conflicted by divisive political system. GHETT’A LIFE is a wholly Jamaican film with all investors, cast and crew being committed to an authentic depiction of what life is and what life can be in the inner city of Kingston. This film with it’s positive message of overcoming adversity and ignorance will inspire audiences worldwide. www.afrikaba.co.uk  

The Trash Cannes Festival

Artists, industry practitioners and cultural pirates come together for films, discussion, classic British naughtiness, book signings, and to generally pillage the mental toy box for anything worth having. Enlightening, invigorating, tantalizing; it’s not what we look at, it’s how we look at it. You’ll laugh till you think. Trash Cannes Festival.  None of the above.Email enquiries - keith.rodway2@gmail.comFind us on Facebook - The Trash Cannes Festival  

Black Huts Film and Poetry Festival

Friday 2nd - Sun 4th September BLACK HUTS FILM AND POETRY FESTIVAL Friday 2 - Sunday 4 November   Poetry and film events at The Electric Palace Cinema, The Beacon & The Jerwood Education Space.   Friday 2 November 7:30pm The Beacon GUNSLINGER   Saturday 3 November 3pm Jerwood Education Space RANDOMETER   Sat 3 November  8pm Electric Palace PLAY ME SOMETHING   Sun 4 November 3pm Electric Palace BEYOND BARDO   Sun 4 November 8pm Electric Palace I AM WEATHER    

Queen of Horror Festival

 26-27-28th October 2012 will be  a Great moment in history of Horror Festivals. It is a dream come true for Classic Horror Fans and a chance to see the Seminal Horror Films of yesteryear! As part of the festival we will have a full day of Horror films on the 27th October. It is an unique opportunity to question the stars and crews about your favourite films with Maddy Smith, Carol Cleveland, Damien Thomas, Robert Young, John Hough and, not exactly in the Hammer mould, Emily Booth. Programme  10.00- Twins of Evil ( 87min ) with Q&A 12.30-  Countess Dracula ( 90min ) 14.30-  Vampire Circus ( 87min) with Q&A17.00- Vampire Lovers (91min) with Q&A 20.00- The House That Dripped Blood (102 min) For full Queen of Horror festival listings please see: www.queenofhorror.co.uk  

Photographer's Fringe Screenings

 The Fringe was set up in 2003 in partnership with Brighton Photo Biennial. Running from 6 October to 18 November 2012, it provides an opportunity for local lens-based artists to exhibit their work in the context of an international festival which attracts well over 100,000 visitors every two years. Since 2010, Hastings’ Photo Hub Group has taken part in the Fringe and over the six weeks of the festival exhibitions and events will be taking place throughout the town, showcasing a wide range of local photographic talent.Electric Palace is hosting two films:  'What Remains: The Life and Work of Sally Mann' on Tuesday 16th October 'Somewhere to Disappear' on Tuesday 13th Novemberwww.photofringe.org    www.phghastings.co.uk


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Doors and the bar open at 7.15pm, screenings start at 8pm.

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