Cine Yorkshire is delighted to announce a new community cinema initiative in Bradford District, supported by Bradford UNESCO City of Film. Bradford Community Cinema launches at Bradford Cathedral on Friday 25th January at 7pm, with a special screening of This Sporting Life (Lindsay Anderson, 1963, cert 15), followed by a Q&A session with Rugby League legend Brian Noble. The Oscar nominated & BAFTA award winning film, which observes a successful young rugby player as he struggles with his personal demons, shot at locations across the region, including Leeds, Wakefield and Bolton Abbey. The screening is part of Bradford Cathedral’s Artspace programme, which commemorates the 50th anniversary of the completion of the east end
Other venues participating in the new Bradford Community Cinema initiative include; The Wheatley Arms in Ben Rhydding, where there will be a series of ‘film & supper’ evenings, Culture Fusion at the YMCA in Bradford, who will be screening a programme of films to entertain their young audiences and Keighley Central Hall, home to the newly established Keighley Film Club.
For details and booking, see the list of screenings to the right >
Bradford is the world's first UNESCO City of Film. This permanent title bestows international recognition on Bradfordas a world centre for film because of the city’s rich film heritage, its inspirational movie locations and its many celebrations of the moving image through the city’s annual film festivals. By 2020 Bradfordwill be the place to enjoy film, learn through and about film, make film and visit because of film. www.bradford-city-of-film.co.uk