Centenary cinema at Newhaven Fort

We are looking forward to our special weekend this week at Newhaven Fort, to mark the beginning of The Great War. We will be showing two classic WWI films in their atmospheric Romney Hut:

Saturday 2 August, Doors 6.30pm (film starts at 7pm)

‘Wings’ (u) [1927] A rare opportunity to see this classic silent film on the big screen, ‘Wings’ features Clara Bow, Richard Arlen and Gary Cooper, and won the first Academy Award for Best Picture.

Here’s a short clip showing some of the awe-inspiring airborne stunts from this incredible silent film:

‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ (PG) [1930] One of the most powerful anti-war films, this realistic and harrowing depiction of war is regarded as one of the greatest American movies of all time.

To give you a taster, here’s a haunting clip from the film:

Tickets are £7 per screening (£6 concessions) and are available from Newhaven Fort on 01273 517622.

We hope to see you there!!

To mark this special weekend, we shall be posting up some other films about WWI, so do check back soon!

 

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