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GalleryFilm: Variety, film notes and a wonderful social setting makes for success

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GalleryFilm has been going for several years now and it has achieved what every organiser dreams of; a steady and loyal clientele. Liz Buchanan who leads the team of five film-afficionados states that it is […]

VIDEO: London Past & Present: Schools

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Thanks to Peckham Vision for bringing our attention to this interesting film from 1970 at Peckham Park school about life in late Victorian times (19 min). The film features children from Peckham Park School preparing […]

VIDEO: The People’s Piano

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South London’s most famous musical instrument, The People’s Piano , is an inspiring short film about how a well-loved piano in a railway underpass affects an urban community. The piano speaks a language that everybody […]

The Bigger Picture presents ‘The Finest Shakespearean adaptation ever made’ – THRONE OF BLOOD – the Japanese Macbeth

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On Thursday 21 August, to celebrate the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, The Bigger Picture Film Club presents what is said to be ‘the finest Shakespearean adaptation ever committed to the screen’. (Guardian). THRONE OF BLOOD […]

East Dulwich Picturehouse is coming!

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“I thought these things got done at night when no-one was looking,” said Tim, from Franklins, “but now they are done by arrangement, and painted in the daytime. It’s all looking marvellous” So was the […]

Gaumont comes home‏

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A free outdoor screening of rare Edwardian films on the site of the original Gaumont film studios in Camberwell on 30th August 2014. The Gaumont film company set up their studio near Dog Kennel Hill, […]

The Lost Romance of Elizabeth Linley

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Visitors to Dulwich Picture Gallery will know Elizabeth Linley immediately: the love-struck 18-year-old with her sister Mary in Gainsborough’s show-stopping double portrait. The more loyal may remember a later painting, lent from Washington for the […]

Extraordinarily gripping LORE + Q&A with author

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This Thursday, 19 June, The Bigger Picture Film Club presents the visually stunning LORE, which is based on the book ‘The Dark Room’ by Rachel Seiffert who will be introducing the film and giving a Q&A […]

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