Remote Cinema brings eclectic film programme to Eden venues


A fantastic array of films will be screening in venues across Eden this autumn, bringing high quality pictures and sound on the big screen through REMOTE, a rural touring cinema programme run by Eden Arts & Cine North.

The season starts with the new adaptation of the Thomas Hardy novel Far from the Madding Crowd (12A) at Crosby Ravensworth Village Hall on 11th September, you can also catch this movie at Brough Memorial Hall on 27th Sept and you can watch the 1967 version featuring Terence Stamp and Julie Christie at Brampton Village Hall on 12th Nov.

Testament of Youth (12A), a searing story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain is showing at Great Asby Village Hall on 18th Sept & Skirwith Village Hall on 10th Oct. Bampton Memorial Hall will be screening ’71 (15), a nail-biting action thriller set during  the Troubles in Northern Ireland on 10th Oct.

Lowther Parish Hall is screening everyone’s favourite bear from Peru Paddington (PG) on 19th Sept. The Indian retirement home is open again with the Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (12) playing at Ormside Village Hall on 26th Sept and at The King’s Ballroom, Kirkby Stephen on 20th Nov.

Appleby Public Hall will be treating you to award winning Iranian vampire film A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (15) on 1st Nov and will include vampire themed food and on 22nd October Penrith Old Fire Station will be offering up something for the thrill seekers with snowboarding movie The Crash Reel (12).

Ridley Scott’s dystopian sci fi Blade Runner (15) will be screening at Shap School on 13th Nov and Benedict Cumberbatch will be featuring in The Imitation Game (12) at Gamblesby Community Hall on 20th Nov. Croglin Village Hall will be screening A Royal Night Out (12A) on 28th Oct , a British comedy-drama following the young Princess Elizabeth, who with Princess Margaret ventures out of Buckingham Palace to enjoy the VE Day celebrations.

Eden Arts Project Manager, Heather Walker said “Remote Cinema events are not just about the film, they are social events too that bring both locals and visitors together around food, drinks, chatter and great films. This season sees a brilliant range of British and World cinema on offer, there will also be a chance to catch some of the best animation shorts from the 2014 Bradford Animation Festival before the main feature.”

The full programme of films can be found on

Eden Arts have teamed up with rural cinema specialists Cine North to secure funding from the British Film Institute’s Neighbourhood Cinema Fund to support Remote Cinema. The project is also supported with funding from Film Hub North, part of the BFI Film Audience Network and Eden District Council.

If you would like your village venue to take part in the scheme please contact Heather Walker on 01768 899444 or email



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