Local event cinema to enjoy in May

Rediscover the SOund of Music at the Stag, Sevenoaks

Image: My Generation, 14 May at Picture House Uckfield

Event Cinema, also known as ‘alternative content’ offers cinema goers the chance to broaden their entertainment experiences by introducing a huge variety of cinema experiences outside of the usual Hollywood flicks.

During May, you can enjoy foreign-language films from China and France, rediscover The Sound of Music and enjoy exclusive Q&A with director of My Generation, David Batty.

Picture House, Uckfield


Wednesday 2 May – 8.15pm

Nothing Like a Dame

From time to time four old friends, meet up in the English countryside to gossip, remember & laugh. For once they let the cameras in

This is a unique celebration of the lives & careers of four of our most iconic actresses; Dame Eileen Atkins, Dame Judi Dench, Dame Joan Plowright & Dame Maggie Smith. All four have gone from being fledgling actresses in the 1950s to acting legends, watching each other’s careers grow & bloom. Candid, funny, caustic, irreverent, poignant & utterly engrossing, this unmissable documentary is proof that there is truly nothing like a Dame…

Including special introduction by Dame Joan Plowright & exclusive interview with Director Roger Michell



Wednesday 23 May – 8pm

My Golden Days (Trois Souvenirs De Ma Jeunesse)

A French comedy drama from director Arnaud Desplechin starring veteran French actor Mathieu Amalric as a middle-aged anthropologist. Whilst preparing to leave Tajikistan he reminisces about his adolescent years, his childhood, his mother’s attacks of madness, his father’s alienating depression, the parties, the trip to the USSR where he lost his virginity, the friend who betrayed him and Esther, the beautiful, rude love of his life.

Everyman Oxted


Monday 21 May – 8.15pm

Everyman Collection: That Good Night

When Ralph Maitland (John Hurt), a once famous writer, learns of his terminal illness he has only two wishes before his death; to reconcile his relationship with his estranged son and for his younger wife to remain unburdened.

Due to an innate uncooperative personality, both wishes appear destined to remain unfulfilled – until he receives a ‘guest’ who he has hired to provide a painless death. But when the services aren’t’ delivered, Ralph gets an unexpected second chance at righting his wrongs.

Stag Sevenoaks


Sunday 20 May – 3pm

The Sound of Music

In case you’ve never seen it, The Sound of Music is a 1965 film version of the 1959 Broadway musical, about a young woman who becomes governess to a group of children in Austria during the lead-up to the Second World War.

Rediscover the SOund of Music at the Stag, Sevenoaks

Odeon Tunbridge Wells


Wednesday 9 May – 7pm

Skid Row Marathon

Follow the story of High Court Judge, Craig Mitchell as he coaches a long-distance running club from the Midnight Mission on Skid Row. Using the redemptive power of running and the camaraderie of the group, marathon training raises the spirits of Skid Row’s inhabitants and gives a sense of purpose to a group of people who are homeless, addicted or coming out of the prison system.

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