Allen Pollock has been a cinema-goer since 1942. He’s written a fascinating account of his memories of cinemas in Plymouth, and was kind enough to sit down and record it with us. Allen has been a Volunteer Usher at Plymouth Arts Cinema since 1978. Archive footage provided by The Box.
Saturday the 14th March was the last day PAC was open to the public. It is barely a month ago but feels like another lifetime. At that stage I think we were all still working with the idea … Continue Reading
Our reviewer Helen Tope revisits the classic 1944 film noir.
Provocative and darkly glamorous, Double Indemnity is director Billy Wilder’s take on the film noir genre. Released in 1944, the story of Walter Neff and Phyllis Dietrichson is sultry and grubby. A tale of greed, corruption and lust, this … Continue Reading
Reclaim the Frame: Andrea Luka Zimmerman in conversation with Lemn Sissa
Sunday 05 April 2020, 18:00–19:00
As part of Birds’ Eye View’s Reclaim the Frame series, artist Andrea Luka Zimmerman is joined by author Lemn Sissay to discuss her film Here for Life on Zoom. Following this discussion, the audience will be … Continue Reading
This collaboration with The Imperfect Orchestra was inspired by the legacy of a collection of documents and artefacts from the artist’s grandmother Dilys Richardson (nee Tully), born in 1922. The daughter of a cinema pianist and a tax clerk, she lost her mother at the age of 4 and was … Continue Reading
In light of the current guidelines and rapidly evolving situation we have taken the decision to cancel all of our March/April screenings. It isn’t a decision we have taken lightly but we know you will understand our position and our first priority is the safety of … Continue Reading