Nov
26
Sat
The Madding Crowd’s Ep Launch Night @ Miners Community Arts and Music Centre
Nov 26 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
The Madding Crowd's Ep Launch Night @ Miners Community Arts and Music Centre | Manchester | England | United Kingdom

Our new EP ‘The 78th Bridge on the Rochdale Canal’ is released 26th November on all platforms. The EP launch gig is at The Miners Community Arts & Music Centre in Moston, north Manchester on the same date.

Tickets at themaddingcrowdstore.bigcartel.com now.

Stop the Jacquard Loom…

Poster by Bettie Belle Design -www.bettiebelledesign.co.uk

Free Parking and Licensed Bar.​

Dec
18
Sun
The Great British Mortgage Swindle @ Moston Small Cinema
Dec 18 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Great British Mortgage Swindle @ Moston Small Cinema | Manchester | England | United Kingdom

A powerfully compelling shockumentary film about the institutionalised mortgage swindle and its vice-like grip on the people of Britain.

The film focuses upon the arrogant complicity of the legal professionals who have given an estimated 11.2 million mortgagors plainly illegal advice for the best part of the last three decades; the rampant corruption of judges at every level of her majesty’s judiciary; and the compelling stories of five pioneering lay litigants, who have spent the last six years fighting for justice in and out of court, more often than not at the traumatic cost of having their castles stolen by licensed pirates, brandishing lethal weapons, battering rams and void court orders at dawn.

There will be a Q&A after the screening.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogUZ6QCgoUY

Social Media:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thegreatbritishmortgageswindle/?fref=nf

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TGBMS

Websites:

Anarcho Film Productions: http://www.a-fp.net/

The Great British Mortgage Swindle: http://www.thegreatbritishmortgageswindle.net/

Free parking and Licensed Bars available.

May
25
Thu
The Miners Hymns @ Moston Small Cinema
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Miners Hymns @ Moston Small Cinema | England | United Kingdom

Join us on Thursday 25th May, 6.00pm – 9.00pm for the second in the series of My Festival Film Nights inspired by the MIF17 programme. This time we’ll be screening The Miners’ Hymns (2011), directed by Bill Morrison and music provided by Jóhann Jóhannsson and we’re excited to be hosting this My Festival Film Night and Social at the Miners Community Arts and Music Centre in Moston.

The Miners’ Hymns (2011)
A film by Bill Morrison
Music by Jóhann Jóhannsson.
Running time 50 mins
This event is open to anyone aged 18 years +.

The Miners’ Hymns is an elegy, in film and music, to the coal mining history of north east England and is the product of an exceptional creative collaboration between renowned filmmaker Bill Morrison and the acclaimed Icelandic musician, composer and MIF17 artist, Jóhann Jóhannsson*.

Created using rarely seen archive film footage from the British Film Institute, the BBC, and other archives, and drawing on the region’s brass music culture, The Miners’ Hymns celebrates the labour, endurance, vibrant community and rich culture that characterised the lives of those who worked underground.

We will also be joined by a local miner who will share his own stories and experiences of being a coal miner.

We are delighted this event is taking place at Moston Small Cinema located in the Miners Community Arts and Music Centre. This building is steeped in history, once a lively Miners Working Mens Club located in the heart of a working class estate in North Manchester, this was left to ruin until local resident Louis Beckett and a small collective of artists and musicians took it over and are now restoring it piece by piece, turning it into fully functioning Arts and Music Centre equipped with cinema and recording studio.

The building is open to all and can be hired for a variety of different events and activities. The Miners Community Arts and Music Centre has been established to create a local multi-functional building for the local community, aiming to bring people together for all aspects of socialising activities and provide a safe space for the youth of today. There is space for local bands to rehearse and local artists to exhibit their work, there is also a community cafe. The Larger rooms can also be hired for functions.

Find out more about The Miners Community Arts and Music Centre by visiting their website or even better get yourself a ticket and join us at the My Festival Film Night and Social on Thursday 25th May.

*This My Festival Film Night and Social has been inspired by the MIF17 commission Last and First Men, A film and live score by Jóhann Jóhannsson.

My Festival is MIF’s new creative community. It’s designed to bring you closer to the Festival – and bring the Festival closer to you. Find out more about our plans and sign up to My Festival here.

A special thanks to the BFI for providing the film and image.

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

This event is open to anyone aged 18 years +. Alcohol will be available at this event so you may be asked to provide proof of age.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Free parking is available on site but please note there is limited spaces and will be based on a first come first served basis.

You can also access the The Miners Community Arts and Music Centre by the following bus routes:

– City Centre 24, 181, 182 stops on St Mary’s Road opposite the Miners (FC United ground stop).

The nearest tram stop is Newton Heath & Moston and is about a 20 minute walk down St Marys Road to The Miners Community Arts and Music Centre.

Will the event be documented through film and photography?

A photographer will be present throughout the evening. By booking a place you are giving your consent for your photograph be taken.

Is there a cash bar?

There will be a selection of refreshments available at The Miners Community Arts and Music Centre, including pies, crisps, chocolate, soft drinks and alcoholic drinks. Your first drink will be on us and there will also be a cash only bar if you wish to purchase any additional drinks/snacks.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

If you have any questions about this event please contact Kate Houlton, Community Coordinator by emailing myfestival@mif.co.uk or calling 0161 817 4535.

Free parking, licensed bar, disabled facilities.

Jun
17
Sat
The Writer with No Hands @ Moston Small Cinema
Jun 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Writer with No Hands @ Moston Small Cinema | England | United Kingdom

This is an “Exclusive Pre-release Screening” as it is not released until 27th June 2017!

The Writer with No Hands is a British documentary, which follows academic Matthew Alford as he tries to establish that the accidental death of Hollywood screenwriter Gary Devore was actually an assassination by the US government. The film premiered at Hot Docs in 2014 but was left undistributed for over three years. A second version of the film, with a new producer, score, and run time, is due for release on Amazon and iTunes on 27 June 2017, the twentieth anniversary of Devore’s disappearance.

On Friday 27 June 1997, Devore had been driving home after completing a new feature film script. He was last seen at a Denny’s Diner in the Mohave Desert around 1am on the morning of the 28th. The subsequent manhunt remained unsuccessful until the following July when an amateur detective located fragments of Devore’s car next to the California Aqueduct near Palmdale.

The California Highway Patrol’s investigation concluded that Devore must have driven the wrong way along the highway, crashed into the water and drowned in his vehicle.

Trailer

Tickets

Saturday 17th June https://www.wegottickets.com/event/405652

Saturday 24th June https://www.wegottickets.com/event/405655

Free parking, licensed bar, disabled facilities.

Jun
24
Sat
The Writer with No Hands @ Moston Small Cinema
Jun 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Writer with No Hands @ Moston Small Cinema | England | United Kingdom

This is an “Exclusive Pre-release Screening” as it is not released until 27th June 2017!

The Writer with No Hands is a British documentary, which follows academic Matthew Alford as he tries to establish that the accidental death of Hollywood screenwriter Gary Devore was actually an assassination by the US government. The film premiered at Hot Docs in 2014 but was left undistributed for over three years. A second version of the film, with a new producer, score, and run time, is due for release on Amazon and iTunes on 27 June 2017, the twentieth anniversary of Devore’s disappearance.

On Friday 27 June 1997, Devore had been driving home after completing a new feature film script. He was last seen at a Denny’s Diner in the Mohave Desert around 1am on the morning of the 28th. The subsequent manhunt remained unsuccessful until the following July when an amateur detective located fragments of Devore’s car next to the California Aqueduct near Palmdale.

The California Highway Patrol’s investigation concluded that Devore must have driven the wrong way along the highway, crashed into the water and drowned in his vehicle.

Trailer

Tickets

Saturday 17th June https://www.wegottickets.com/event/405652

Saturday 24th June https://www.wegottickets.com/event/405655

Free parking, licensed bar, disabled facilities.

Oct
13
Fri
The Acting Class screening in Moston Small Cinema @ Moston Small Cinema
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Acting Class screening in Moston Small Cinema @ Moston Small Cinema | England | United Kingdom

The Acting Class (Deirdre O’Neill & Mike Wayne 2017 77 mins).

When Tom Stocks, a young man from Bolton has to turn down a chance to study at the East 15 drama school because he cannot afford the fees, he sets up a campaign to highlight socio-economic exclusion in the arts. Tom is not alone. Actors from working class backgrounds are struggling to get in and get on in an industry stacked against them. This film features Christopher Eccleston, Julie Hesmondhalgh, Maxine Peake, Andrew Ellis and Samuel West talking about the rising barriers to success. And this is an issue not just for those who see their dreams thwarted because they do not have the ‘bank of mom and dad’ to back them. Who gets to be on our stages and screens matters to all of us. Whose stories get told, what images we have of ourselves, who we think ‘we’ are, helps shape our identities. And that is political.

Followed by Q&A with the directors.

Tickets https://www.wegottickets.com/event/414452

theactingclass.info/trailer

www.insidefilm.org

Free parking, licensed bar, disabled facilities.

Nov
11
Sat
Taylor’s Shadow @ Moston Small Cinema
Nov 11 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Taylor's Shadow @ Moston Small Cinema | England | United Kingdom

Taylor is a family counsellor who seems to have the perfect life. However behind closed doors, she has struggles of her own. How long will she be able to hide it from those closest to her?

This short film tackles a significant issue that affects about 1 in 6 women. We are bringing this to the forefront and are raising the awareness of this issue in the community. This story is inspired by real life statistics.

Written and Directed by – Damilola Babalola

Produced by – FreshRB Studios

Trailer Link – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kggKUmyiHvk

This event will include the following –
•The Screening of Taylor’s Shadow
•Spoken Word Performance
•A talk raising this issue
•Q and A session for the crew behind the short film

****The ticket sales will directly support and fund the cost incurred on this project and for future community projects****

Free parking, licensed bar, Cafe, disabled facilities.

Feb
24
Sat
The Art of Resistance @ Moston Small Cinema
Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Art of Resistance @ Moston Small Cinema | England | United Kingdom

Saturday 24th February 2018 7pm – 11pm
The Art of Resistance, £4 in Moston Small Cinema

This is a night of film, live music, art and spoken word in all aspects, in Moston Small Cinema.

Bands, DJ and acoustic acts have already been confirmed, with more to follow.

Confirmed

– Liam Caly
– OK Broken
– Reece Williams

Free Parking, disabled access and Licensed Bars.

Apr
28
Sat
The Lynching @ Moston Small Cinema
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm – 11:45 pm
The Lynching @ Moston Small Cinema | England | United Kingdom

Saturday 28th April 2018 7pm – 11.45pm

The Lynching in Moston Small Cinema

The Lynching is a one-woman show written and performed by Black Jewish anti-racist activist Jackie Walker.

Suspended from the Labour Party and vilified with fake accusations of anti-semitism, Jackie Walker tells the story of her extraordinary activist parents and her own struggles fighting different forms of racism in the US and the UK. This is an opportunity to hear first hand from someone who has been hounded relentlessly in the media.Tickets for this event are £5 from here.

https://www.wegottickets.com/event/432892

http://jackiewalker.org/

Free Parking, disabled access and Licensed Bars.

Jun
20
Wed
Raining Stones @ Moston Small Cinema
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Raining Stones @ Moston Small Cinema | England | United Kingdom

Wednesday 20th June 6pm

Raining Stones in Moston Small Cinema

Social Clubs with Manchester Cares

Manchester Cares is a new community network of older neighbours and young professionals who get together to share time, fun and friendship.

Each month we hold free Social Clubs, each of which are attended by young people in their twenties and thirties who want to meet their older neighbours to share time, laughter and conversation.

If you’re 65 or over and living in the area, we’d love for you to get involved, to share your skills and learn new ones, all whilst making new friends in your community!

Free Parking, disabled access and Licensed Bars.