Events Walthamstow

Independent cinema set to screen films at Town Hall residency next month

Independent cinema Stow Film Lounge has partnered with the council for a five-film residency at the Town Hall in November

Movies are being brought back to the borough next month as the Stow Film Lounge begins a residency at Waltham Forest Town Hall.

Independent cinema project The Stow Film Lounge will screen A Matter of Life and Death (17th November), Hidden Figures and Marcel the Shell with Shoes On (18th November), and Die Hard (25th November) at Fellowship Square. A 30-minute re-jigged version of the seasonal favourite, A Christmas Carol will be screened for free at the Town Hall on 25th November.

The screening of Hidden Figures will be followed by a Q&A session with Maths professor and author Dr Sarah Hart. Guests will be able to select between and freshly made popcorn will be available for attendees.

The Stow Film Lounge was founded by former Museum of the Moving Image actors Nick Bertram and Marcus Shepherd who now work respectively as a film journalist and filmmaker.

The Stow Film Lounge was launched back in 2011 as a way to bring regular commercial screenings back to the borough as then, like today, Waltham Forest had no operating cinema.

Since then, the Lounge says it has shown over 500 classic, cult, bespoke and festival films at both indoor and outdoor events to over 30,000 people.

You can buy tickets for Stow Film Lounge screenings here

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