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‘Screening Women’ – Newcastle cinema event in celebration of International Women’s Day

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, Newcastle’s Tyneside cinema is bringing a series of films examining how women have been portrayed on the big screen. From cult classics like Harold and Maude, to movies from more recent years like Winter’s Bone, portraying strong female lead characters, Tyneside Cinema is celebrating […]

“I couldn’t afford apples for my children”: Newcastle mum’s real life struggle as Ken Loach’s ‘I, Daniel Blake’ hits cinemas

“I couldn’t afford apples for my children”: Newcastle mum’s real life struggle as Ken Loach’s ‘I, Daniel Blake’ hits cinemas

  Ken Loach’s ‘I, Daniel Blake’ was released in cinemas on Friday October 21 and has touched the hearts of the nation. The film’s ambition is to make those seemingly hidden from society, visible and to provide them with a voice, that challenges the government’s unfair benefit sanctions and the […]

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North East Cinemas Ban Christian advert

Cinemas in the North East have joined a national movement to boycott a Christian advert in their venues out of fear it may cause offence. The 60-second film featuring the Lords Prayer was to be screened in UK cinemas before Christmas ahead of the new Star Wars film. But Cineworld, Odeon and Vue decided […]