Entries by michael

Revolt, She Said: Women and Film after ’68

by Selina Robertson Towards the end of 2017 we had a meeting in a Kings Cross tapas bar, at the meeting we decided that in 2018 we wanted to get out of London and see what conversations were happening about queer feminism and film across the UK. Almost at the same time, we were fortuitously […]

Scala Cinema: 25 Years Later

June is a very special month for the Scala Cinema. It was on 1st June 1978 that the Scala Cinema first opened its doors at its first venue, on Tottenham Road / Charlotte Road – 40 years ago. And on 6th June 1993, the Scala – now at King’s Cross – played its final film, […]

Directed by Women 2018

Teaming up with our sister season Directed by Women for the fourth year to celebrate films made by female filmmakers. It’s also a month long party which everyone is invited to. And what could be better on Agnes Varda‘s 90th birthday to announce that we are partnering with Curzon Artificial Eye to celebrate this great […]

The Four Steps of Scalarama

What is Scalarama and how can you get involved? There are 4 simple steps to getting involved in Scalarama and we invite everyone to take as many or as few as they want. Scalarama is a season of films in cinemas across the UK but it is also a state of mind, helping people connect […]

Scala Cinema: The Book

Scalarama 2018 will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Scala Cinema – the legendary picture palace that inspired the very first Scala season back in 2011. Jane Giles, former programmer and manager of the cinema, has teamed up with FAB Press on a heroic quest to bring together all of the Scala’s iconic programmes together […]