Film festival returns for 2011

Hampshire Chronicle: Cinema-goers are in for a treat during Southampton Film Week

4:09pm Friday 7th October 2011

Southampton Film Week (SFW) is about to set the city alight with its fourth annual celebration of all things film

Hampshire star wins Oscar

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7:50am Monday 28th February 2011

HAMPSHIRE-born film star Colin Firth was last night crowned King of Hollywood.

Another Year from Mike Leigh at the Phoenix

11:15am Friday 25th February 2011

MIKE Leigh continues to impress with Another Year, the 2010 film that gained major plaudits at last year’s Cannes Film Festival.

Lebanon: Everyman Cinema in Winchester

2:36pm Friday 18th February 2011

NINETEEN-year-old gunner Shmuel joins an inexperienced crew on day one of the 1982 Lebanon war in next week’s offering from Winchester Film Society.

Valentine’s Day treat at Cineworld

2:36pm Friday 11th February 2011

LOVERS are in for a treat on Valentine’s Day as some of the greatest romantic movies of all time are screened across the south.

LGBT films screen to mark history month

Hampshire Chronicle: Better than chocolate at Southampton Solent University

2:29pm Friday 4th February 2011

In celebration of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans History Month 2011 (LGBT), Southampton Solent University is proud to present ‘Truth or Dare!’.

Colin Firth wins a Golden Globe

Hampshire Chronicle: Colin Firth in The King's Speech

6:09am Monday 17th January 2011

Hampshire actor Colin Firth has won the Golden Globe for best actor in a movie drama for his role in The King's Speech.

Southampton University’s The Phoenix and Harbour Lights

12:14pm Friday 3rd December 2010

JUNE 1982 - The First Lebanon War.

Les Vacances de M.Hulot: Winchester Film Society

1:53pm Friday 26th November 2010

JACQUES Tati’s masterly 1950s creation Les Vacances de M.Hulot gets a rare outing for Winchester Film Society on Tuesday.

The Hunter at Harbour Lights

10:40am Friday 19th November 2010

TARGETED squarely at his country’s rulers, The Hunter is a drama-cum-thriller from Iranian director Rafi Pitts.

Oscar winning film at a village hall near you

10:56am Friday 15th October 2010

OSCAR winner Julian Fellowes’ new film, From Time To Time, is showing at a number of village halls in Hampshire this month.

Southampton Film Week Events Guide

8:05am Monday 11th October 2010

October 9 and 10 The “Queen” at home

New Forest Film Festival opens today

12:35pm Friday 24th September 2010

THE New Forest Film Festival launches today at Brockenhurst College with a gala screening of the classic silent film, Beggars of Life, with live music provided by The Dodge Brothers and the acclaimed silent film pianist, Neil Brand.

Art house films on local screens

2:15pm Friday 17th September 2010

THERE’S another chance to see Helen Mirren and Dominic Cooper in the acclaimed National Theatre production of Phedre on Thursday at Harbour Lights Picture House in Ocean Village ahead of a second season of National Theatre Live broadcasts to cinemas around the UK.

Get adventurous with film Fareham fest

1:49pm Wednesday 15th September 2010

THE Apollo Cinema in Fareham is hosting the fifth Adventure Film Festival presented |by Canada’s West this October – and once again all tickets are free!

No Impact Man is showing at Everyman Cinema

11:08am Friday 3rd September 2010

AUTHOR Colin Beavan, in research for his next book, began the No Impact Project in November 2006.

Fly Away Home at Everyman Cinema's Kids Club

10:22am Friday 27th August 2010

YOUNG film fans in Winchester will be treated to Fly Away Home during tomorrow’s Kids Club at Everyman cinema.

Movie premiere for city's own knight

Hampshire Chronicle: Dan Baker, left, as Sir Bevois takes on Amil, played by Badal Chaud, on the roof of God’s House Tower. Picture by Stuart Martin. Order no: 9638520

1:00pm Tuesday 17th August 2010

Last night the red carpet was rolled out in Southampton for the glitzy home premiere of a short movie bringing the tale of Sir Bevois to the big screen.

Coco after Chanel at Everyman Winchester

11:57am Friday 6th August 2010

COCO Chanel & Igor Stravinsky follows the life of Coco after Chanel, exploring the electric relationship between the French fashion icon and the radical Russian-born composer.

The Warriors

2:10pm Friday 16th July 2010

THE violent, dark Walter Hill picture The Warriors has become something of a cult favourite owing to its timely subject matter – inner city gangs – and its notorious reputation.

Hollywood star’s tribute to inspirational Eastleigh teacher

Hampshire Chronicle: THANKS: Colin Firth with former teacher Penny Edwards and Barton Pevril principle Jonathan Prest.

7:58am Tuesday 29th June 2010

WHEN Oscar-nominated actor Colin Firth was invited to collect an award at the Houses of Parliament, there was one special person he wanted alongside him – his old drama teacher.

World Cup on the big screen at Winchester

2:31pm Friday 18th June 2010

EVERYMAN cinema, Winchester is playing host to the World Cup on the Big Screen.

Four Lions at The Harbour Lights

11:36am Friday 21st May 2010

WRITTEN by Peep Show pen team Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong and directed by cult satirist Chris Morris (Brass Eye, Nathan Barley), Four Lions is the latest British political comedy that is as tasteless as it is timely.

Four Lions - Southampton’s Harbour Lights Cinema

10:26am Friday 14th May 2010

FOUR Lions follows the attempts of four wannabe suicide bombers from Sheffield who plan to kill thousands of people taking part in a fun run. The problem is, they’re hopeless terrorists!Leader Omar (Riz Ahmed) is annoyed by the incompetent nature of the fellow members of his terror cell, which include Islamic convert Barry (Nigel Lindsay), Fessal (Adhil Akhtar), a man who wears a box on his head because it against Islamic law to appear on camera, and Waj (Kayvan Novak) who has a few screws loose.

An Education at the Phoenix

2:29pm Friday 30th April 2010

AN education is on offer at Southampton University’s The Phoenix on Wednesday after a vote by audiences.

Bond girl in Southampton for her latest film premiere

Hampshire Chronicle: Gemma Arterton in Southampton

3:12pm Wednesday 21st April 2010

SOUTHAMPTON enjoyed a visit from a Bond girl last night.

Winchester Film Society’s mini season continues

12:13pm Friday 16th April 2010

Winchester Film Society’s mini season of films continues on Thursday in the Vault Arts Centre at the University of Winchester.

Mini-season of films for Winchester

12:11pm Friday 2nd April 2010

Winchester Film Society is launching a special mini-season of films commencing on Thursday in the Vault Arts Centre at the University of Winchester.

Special preview screening for Echo readers

Hampshire Chronicle: How To Train Your Dragon 3D will be screened at IMAX from Saturday

2:47pm Friday 26th March 2010

GREAT offer for film fans to see an advance preview of How to Train Your Dragon 3D at the Southampton Odeon.

Rupinder Nagr at Winchester Film Society’s showing of Amal

2:06pm Friday 26th March 2010

RUPINDER Nagra is special guest at Winchester Film Society’s showing of Amal on Tuesday at 8.30pm at the Screen Winchester.

Drive on in

Hampshire Chronicle: Drive on in

11:05am Thursday 11th March 2010

FILM lovers will be treated to more drive-in movies in Southampton later this year.

Rififi showing at Southampton University’s The Phoenix

11:24am Friday 26th February 2010

MAGNIFICENT film noir classic Rififi is showing at Southampton University’s The Phoenix on Wednesday.

Mugabe and the White African, Harbour Lights

1:56pm Friday 19th February 2010

MICHAEL Campbell is one of a handful of white farmers still left in Zimbabwe since President Robert Mugabe began enforcing his controversial land seizure program, an initiative intended to reclaim white-owned land and redistribute it to poor black Zimbabweans.

Tokyo Sonata at The Phoenix

11:50am Friday 12th February 2010

THE offering from Southampton University’s The Phoenix on Wednesday is Japanese hit Tokyo Sonata.

Metropolitan Opera Season at the Screen

2:07pm Friday 5th February 2010

THE Metropolitan Opera Season 2009/10 continues live via satellite from New York at the Screen at Winchester and Southampton’s Harbour Lights Picturehouse tomorrow.

A Prophet, Harbour Lights Picturehouse

2:32pm Friday 29th January 2010

Winner of the Grand Prix at Cannes, blistering crime drama A Prophet demonstrates Jacques Audiard's ability to rise beyond a genre to exceptional heights of emotional intensity. Malik (Rahim) lands himself in jail at 19.

A Prophet showing at Harbour Lights

1:50pm Friday 22nd January 2010

WINNER of the Grand Prix at Cannes, blistering crime drama A Prophet demonstrates Audiard’s (The Beat That My Heart Skipped) ability to rise beyond a genre to exceptional heights of emotional intensity.

Burlesque Undressed at LeisureWorld

Hampshire Chronicle: Immodesty Blaize

11:28am Friday 15th January 2010

THE glamour of burlesque comes to a cinema near you for one night only this week.

The Informant showing at Harbour Lights

12:07pm Friday 1st January 2010

DIRECTED by Steven Soderbergh (Erin Brokovich, Ocean’s Eleven) and starring Matt Damon (the Bourne trilogy), The Informant is based on the true story of the highest-ranking corporate whistleblower in American history.

Les Contes d’Hoffman at The Screen

11:36am Friday 18th December 2009

THE Met Opera is screened live at the Screen at Winchester tomorrow with Les Contes d’Hoffman.

Local screens

12:14pm Friday 11th December 2009

SET in Senlis, France in 1914 and the winner of seven César awards, including Best Actress and Best Film, Seraphine tells the remarkable true story of the mysterious painter of the same name.

X Factor Lucie only sets me dreaming of the twins

Hampshire Chronicle: X Factor Lucie only sets me dreaming of the twins

1:37pm Monday 16th November 2009

AND so the dream continues.

Harbour Lights to screen exclusive cave horror sequel

Hampshire Chronicle: Harbour Lights to screen exclusive cave horror sequel

12:36pm Monday 16th November 2009

SOUTHAMPTON’S Harbour Lights Picturehouse is to play host to an exclusive invitation- only UK preview screening of The Descent Part 2.

Me and Orson Welles at Harbour Lights

11:52am Friday 13th November 2009

HARBOUR Lights is playing host to a special screening of Me and Orson Welles plus a satellite question and answer session with director Richard Linklater and actors Zac Efron, Christian McKay and Claire Danes.

I’ve Loved You So Long at Southampton University’s The Phoenix

4:25pm Monday 9th November 2009

NEXT week’s offering at Southampton University’s The Phoenix is French classic I’ve Loved You So Long.

Lady Mountbatten film is 'too hot for Hollywood'

Hampshire Chronicle: Lord and Lady Mountbatten opening the Echo's Above Bar offices

2:32pm Tuesday 27th October 2009

AT the time it was one of the most famous and glamorous marriages in the country.

The Beaches of Agnes at the Harbour Lights

11:30am Friday 23rd October 2009

DIRECTED by Left Bank giant Agnès Varda as a summation of her long career, The Beaches of Agnes is a free-floating essay film.

Curtain up at University flim school

2:41pm Friday 9th October 2009

THE curtain has go up on a free two-day film festival this weekend — the first of its kind in Winchester.

Film week gets underway

2:22pm Friday 2nd October 2009

SOUTHAMPTON Film Week 2009 gets under way tonight at Turner Sims Concert Hall with a glamorous drinks reception followed by the screening of an English drama.

Morris dancers entertain at cinema

Hampshire Chronicle: Morris dancers entertain at cinema

11:54am Tuesday 29th September 2009

A TROUPE of morris dancers caused a stir as they performed outside Harbour Lights Picturehouse at Ocean Village in Southampton.



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