Purple Rain on Coulgate Street

Murder at the Movies, May 16

Harriet writes:Calling all armchair detectives – an immersive murder mystery cinema event is coming to New Cross in May! Learn from literature’s master of mystery at this film screening with a twist where the audience will have their own murder mystery to solve.On 16th May, the Amersham Arms in New Cross will be transformed into ...

The New Cross + Deptford Free Film Festival 2018

The New Cross + Deptford Free Film Festival (NXDfff) returns for its seventh year this spring with 33 free film events, 3 bike powered screenings, 9 new venues, Q&A sessions, DJs and docs. Something for every member of the community.Launch night is at Peckham's Brick Brewery with Get Out, a late license bar, street food ...

Curzon plan picked for Ladywell Playtower

The Curzon proposalThe Mayor of Lewisham has selected Curzon cinemas as the Council's preferred bidder for the redevelopment of Ladywell Playtower.Of the four proposals shortlisted to restore the derelict building, the Curzon plan was ranked joint-first  by Council officers alongside a rival cinema scheme from Picturehouse, and came second to the Picturehouse plan in the ...

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, November 24

The New Cross & Deptford Free Film Festival team writes:Calling all Rocky virgins and committed fans: The campest of cult classics is coming to church.The screening will take place in the gorgeously gothic atmosphere of St Nicholas Church, Deptford.An adventure of love, hate, seduction and garter-belts follows. Will our young love-birds survive with their integrity ...

Picturehouse tops Playtower poll

The people have spoken - and they demand a cinema.On November 15th, the Mayor of Lewisham will meet with his cabinet to discuss the four bids to redevelop the Ladywell Playtower.Two cinema chains (Picturehouse and Curzon), a property consortium (RJK Properties / Copeland Park and Hillman) and Goldsmiths College have submitted plans.A public consultation has ...

The Lost Boys at The Brookmill

Peckham and Nunhead Free Film Festival 2017

This year's Peckham and Nunhead Free Film Festival is already underway - too late if you've missed vampire film Nosferatu being screened in Nunhead Cemetery, but there's plenty more to come over the next week. Highlights include A Plastic Ocean, a documentary about the impact of plastic pollution on marine and human life, showing this ...

The Future of The Ladywell Playtower

Four potential bidders for the Ladywell Playtower - including two cinema chains, a cultural consortium and Goldsmiths - have been shortlisted by Lewisham Council, who have launched a public consultation about the future of the iconic building.The Grade II-listed Playtower has lain dormant for years, but now four exciting concepts have been identified, including:Goldsmiths"Goldsmiths propose ...

They Will Have to Kill us First – Mali music movie in Catford

Coming up at Catford Constituional Club on Sunday 31 July 2017 (7:30 PM - 10 PM), Catford Film are showing 'They Will Have To Kill Us First',  Johanna Schwarz's feature length documentary about Mali's musicians and their struggle to survice and perform under Islamist rule which banned their music. The event, which is being screened in ...