"The Ealing Season" 3: Ealing & Children
Nov
15
6:00 pm18:00

"The Ealing Season" 3: Ealing & Children

Second film in a four-week season of sterling Ealing films, featuring sterling performances by children.

All screenings at 6pm; doors open 5:30pm.  Free to museum ticket holders.  (Tickets available at the door.)  First come, first seated.  Donations welcome!

Friday 8th NovemberMandy (1952). 

            An extraordinary performance by child actor Mandy Miller take us into the silent world of deaf children.  Jack Hawkins’s sensitive portrayal of her doctor won him the role that made him an international star, in The Cruel Sea.      

            Friday 15th NovemberThe Magnet (1950).       

            The young James Fox in his first starring role, in a comedy parable with a gentle touch of magic. 

            Friday 22nd NovemberThe Divided Heart (1954). 

            A child goes missing, and is rescued by a kindly and childless German couple.  Where could be the heartbreak and drama in that?  But heartbreak and drama are the inevitable consequences of the World War that has just ended, and spares neither parents nor children.

Friday 29th November:  Hue and Cry (1947). 

The proto-type Ealing comedy, set in the boys’ own adventure world of London bombsites—a delight from beginning to end. 

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SPECIAL ARCHIVAL SCREENING!  Pioneer Films Projected on FILM!!
Nov
19
7:00 pm19:00

SPECIAL ARCHIVAL SCREENING! Pioneer Films Projected on FILM!!

A very special screening by David Cleveland & Kent MOMI.

Archival films on original vintage projectors!

Programme includes:

The Lumiere brothers' first-ever programme of short films (as seen in Paris in 1895)

The 1909 Battle in The Clouds (the first film about a zeppelin, re-released 1915 as Aerial Torpedo)

Lake Garda, 1910, projected in original Kinemacolor

George Melies' delightful 1912 film The Conquest of the Pole

&

An all-action, cliff-hanger episode of the famous serial The Perils of Pauline, 1914. Tickets £5 / £4.

Early booking advisable: book in person at the museum (Friday-Sunday 12-5pm) or by email (info@kentmomi.org) or ring 01304 239515.

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The History and Handling of Film, with DAVID CLEVELAND
Nov
20
9:00 am09:00

The History and Handling of Film, with DAVID CLEVELAND

Film-maker and archivist David Cleveland ('The Prof' from Vision On) explains how film was made, shot, processed and shown, including practical film handling, splicing, projection and the techniques of film identification. This workshop can be tailored to participants’ interests and/or needs by prior arrangement, with possible areas of focus including silent film and hand-cranked projection, experimental colour processes, home movies through the years, or practical skills for modern-day film projection. Participants have free admission to an archival screening the evening before the workshop. (For ages: 16+) (6 places)

(Light lunch & refreshments provided)
£50 (£35 students)

Please contact us to inquire about tailoring options.

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"The Ealing Season" 3: Ealing & Children
Nov
22
6:00 pm18:00

"The Ealing Season" 3: Ealing & Children

Third film in a four-week season of sterling Ealing films, featuring sterling performances by children.

All screenings at 6pm; doors open 5:30pm.  Free to museum ticket holders.  (Tickets available at the door.)  First come, first seated.  Donations welcome!

Friday 8th NovemberMandy (1952). 

            An extraordinary performance by child actor Mandy Miller take us into the silent world of deaf children.  Jack Hawkins’s sensitive portrayal of her doctor won him the role that made him an international star, in The Cruel Sea.      

            Friday 15th NovemberThe Magnet (1950).       

            The young James Fox in his first starring role, in a comedy parable with a gentle touch of magic. 

            Friday 22nd NovemberThe Divided Heart (1954). 

            A child goes missing, and is rescued by a kindly and childless German couple.  Where could be the heartbreak and drama in that?  But heartbreak and drama are the inevitable consequences of the World War that has just ended, and spares neither parents nor children.

Friday 29th November:  Hue and Cry (1947). 

The proto-type Ealing comedy, set in the boys’ own adventure world of London bombsites—a delight from beginning to end. 

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"TheEaling Season" 3: Ealing & Children
Nov
29
6:00 pm18:00

"TheEaling Season" 3: Ealing & Children

Fourth film in a four-week season of sterling Ealing films, featuring sterling performances by children.

All screenings at 6pm; doors open 5:30pm.  Free to museum ticket holders.  (Tickets available at the door.)  First come, first seated.  Donations welcome!

Friday 8th NovemberMandy (1952). 

            An extraordinary performance by child actor Mandy Miller take us into the silent world of deaf children.  Jack Hawkins’s sensitive portrayal of her doctor won him the role that made him an international star, in The Cruel Sea.      

            Friday 15th NovemberThe Magnet (1950).       

            The young James Fox in his first starring role, in a comedy parable with a gentle touch of magic. 

            Friday 22nd NovemberThe Divided Heart (1954). 

            A child goes missing, and is rescued by a kindly and childless German couple.  Where could be the heartbreak and drama in that?  But heartbreak and drama are the inevitable consequences of the World War that has just ended, and spares neither parents nor children.

Friday 29th November:  Hue and Cry (1947). 

The proto-type Ealing comedy, set in the boys’ own adventure world of London bombsites—a delight from beginning to end. 

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Robert Poulter's NEW MODEL THEATRE  presents THE MUMMY'S CHEAP DAY RETURN
Nov
30
4:00 pm16:00

Robert Poulter's NEW MODEL THEATRE presents THE MUMMY'S CHEAP DAY RETURN

The brilliant Robert Poulter returns to Kent MOMI with a production to make film fans shriek! If you have not yet experienced the delicacy, imagination, wit and dramatic brio of Mr. Poulter’s performances, book now. A unique revival—and extension—of a 19th-century phenomenon. Places are limited to 24, to ensure everyone has a close view of the miniature marvels.

Book in person during Museum opening hours, Friday-Sunday 12-5pm; or by phone—01304 239515; or by email: info@kentmomi.org

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Robert Poulter's NEW MODEL THEATRE  presents THE MUMMY'S CHEAP DAY RETURN
Nov
30
6:00 pm18:00

Robert Poulter's NEW MODEL THEATRE presents THE MUMMY'S CHEAP DAY RETURN

The brilliant Robert Poulter returns to Kent MOMI with a production to make film fans shriek! If you have not yet experienced the delicacy, imagination, wit and dramatic brio of Mr. Poulter’s performances, book now. A unique revival—and extension—of a 19th-century phenomenon. Places are limited to 24, to ensure everyone has a close view of the miniature marvels.

Book in person during Museum opening hours, Friday-Sunday 12-5pm; or by phone—01304 239515; or by email: info@kentmomi.org

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"The Ealing Season" 3: Ealing & Children
Nov
8
6:00 pm18:00

"The Ealing Season" 3: Ealing & Children

First film in a four-week season of sterling Ealing films, featuring sterling performances by children.

All screenings at 6pm; doors open 5:30pm.  Free to museum ticket holders.  (Tickets available at the door.)  First come, first seated.  Donations welcome!

Friday 8th NovemberMandy (1952). 

            An extraordinary performance by child actor Mandy Miller take us into the silent world of deaf children.  Jack Hawkins’s sensitive portrayal of her doctor won him the role that made him an international star, in The Cruel Sea.      

            Friday 15th NovemberThe Magnet (1950).       

            The young James Fox in his first starring role, in a comedy parable with a gentle touch of magic. 

            Friday 22nd NovemberThe Divided Heart (1954). 

            A child goes missing, and is rescued by a kindly and childless German couple.  Where could be the heartbreak and drama in that?  But heartbreak and drama are the inevitable consequences of the World War that has just ended, and spares neither parents nor children.

Friday 29th November:  Hue and Cry (1947). 

The proto-type Ealing comedy, set in the boys’ own adventure world of London bombsites—a delight from beginning to end. 

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"The Ealing Season" 1: Directed by Robert Hamer
Jul
26
to 23 Aug

"The Ealing Season" 1: Directed by Robert Hamer

Explore the works of Ealing’s most iconoclastic director, Robert Hamer. All screenings at 6.00pm; doors open at 5.30pm. Screenings are free to Museum ticket holders, by kind permission of Studio Canal. Museum tickets available at the door. Seating is limited; available on a first come first served basis. Donations to cover museum costs very welcome!

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Call for Volunteers!
Jul
18
5:00 pm17:00

Call for Volunteers!

Deal's new cinema and pre-cinema museum opened to the public on Friday 27th April, and now opens on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 11-6pm (May-Sept.) and 12-5pm (Oct.-April). We are proud to say that we have had rave reviews from visitors and press alike. We hope we offer a happy and interesting environment to volunteers—and need more of you!

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Robert Poulter's Model Theatre (Deal Festival)
Jul
3
11:00 am11:00

Robert Poulter's Model Theatre (Deal Festival)

Blackey'd Susan

Robert Poulter’s version of the play uses Deal settings and music from Jonathan Blewitt’s 1829 score. Robert’s New Model Theatre extends the medium of the Toy Theatre by creating shows with movement, lighting effects and changes of scenery. He is a regular performer in USA, Germany and France.

Two shows will be given, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., and tickets to either, which cost £10 each, include single-visit entrance to all Kent MOMI exhibitions for the day. Book tickets via the Astor Community Theatre website.

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