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Proxima and Babyteeth coming to cinemas this summer | News

As we get ready to open the doors of our beloved cinemas, we wanted to take a moment to look at the upcoming films from our distribution arm, Picturehouse Entertainment. With two fantastic titles up their sleeve due to be released over the Summer, let us give you a sneak peek on what's to come. Anna Winocour's Proxima stars Eva Green, who gives a career-best performance in this epic and emotionally charged film as astronaut and mother, Sarah. Sarah has been chosen to be a part of a year-long

Celebration of Sundance Film Festival: London | Announcement

This year Sundance Film Festival was not able to grace Picturehouse Central with its usual film fabulousness for what would have been its fifth year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We are excited to announce that while you couldn't go to Sundance, we have collaborated once again with the Sundance Institute to bring Sundance to you — along with some of the best of the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, which took place in Park City, Utah, U.S.A — and UK audiences digitally. The digital Celebration of S

Ashford's 1st Birthday

Help us celebrate as Ashford turns 1 on Saturday 14 December, when tickets will be £5 all day, and better yet if you're a member it's just £3. You'll be able to watch both new releases and join in an array of family events - there'll be fun for all the family! We're delighted to welcome author Yeliz Hakki for an interactive reading of her book Flynn's Window, which takes us into the imagination of Flynn the cat and what he sees as he looks out of his window every day... Yeliz will give a rea

West Norwood's 1st Birthday

It's been quite a year for West Norwood Picturehouse. From working with the volunteer-powered monthly street market festival FEAST, to having 3 simultaneous sold-out screenings of NT Live's Fleabag, and the recent exciting news of being nominated for Cinema of the Year 2019 for this year's Screen Awards which takes place later this month - fingers crossed for West Norwood who are doing us proud. They're certainly not a cookie-cutter cinema and after only a year they're already established at the

UK Jewish Film Festival @ Picturehouse Central

The UK Jewish Film Festival is kicking off! The festival aims to develop a culture where Jewish and Israeli film is recognised and enjoyed by the widest possible audience, they're bringing Jewish related films to the heart of British culture. The festival is taking place at Picturehouse Central, Crouch End Picturehouse and Hackney Picturehouse, as well as other venues across the UK. From the directors of The Farewell Party and A Matter of Size, Flawless is a moving and humorous tale of self-

Hyper Japan Festival 2015

Hyper Japan returns next week with a summer fiesta of Japanese music and culture. Along with a sensational lineup of Japanese musicians performing, all at The O2. Get ready for the festival, as you’ve never seen it before! As Hyper Japan gets bigger, better and more tastier with the array of Japanese delights on offer. Going from strength to strength, the UK’s greatest celebration of Japanese culture, music, cuisine and entertainment is hosting its biggest ever party this summer. In the true s

Christmas at Hyper Japan

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Last weekend fans of all things Japanese were in for a serious treat as the Hyper Japan Christmas Market transported fans at Kensington’s historic Olympia. The Hyper Japan Christmas Market event gave thousands of visitors a one-stop place to stock up and indulge in everything from deliciously tempting kawaii treats, right through to Japanese street fashion. It really was a case of eat, drink, shop (and experience) Japan. Stretching over two floors,

Hyper Japan 2013

Spoil yourself with the UK’s biggest celebration of all things Japanese at Hyper Japan! Immerse yourself in Japanese cuisine, culture, tradition, fashion and fun. Fulfilling that curiosity and desire to come closer to the wonderful world and tradition of the Japanese. Hyper Japan kicks off this Friday, 26th July and runs until Sunday 28th July, at London's Earls Court. Running since 2010, it has gone from strength to strength since its conception, quickly establishing itself as a must-visit eve

London Anime Con 2013

If you’re a lover of anime, cosplay and games, be sure to check out the London Anime Con taking place this weekend. This super-fun bi-annual event will see people from far and wide travel down to indulge in a convention and social gathering of like-minded people. Plus, with a steady supply of anime, gaming, air-con and water (or whatever else you want to grab from the bar), this is a great way to keep cool. If you haven’t already got your tickets, the online bookings have closed, but worry not,

Japan Centre x Hyper Japan Event @ Westfield Stratford City

Lovers of J-Culture and Anime? We know the perfect way for you to spend your Saturday! We previously mentioned that our friends at Stratford Picturehouse are screening Akira tomorrow - Saturday 13th July @ 8.30pm). Well, why not make a day of it and pay Umai by Japan Centre , located in Westfield Stratford a visit? Japan Centre and Hyper Japan have joined forces to offer you a Japanese-fun filled event full of various awesome free things to do! Japan Centre x Hyper Japan, taking place between 1
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