Time & Location
16 Aug 2020, 19:30
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About the Event
We’ve reserved front row seats for you in the first of our Sofa Cinema experiences. We pick the film, and you get the popcorn! To accompany each screening*, AIS will curate a range of themed activities: expect cooking demos, Spotify playlists, Q&As, dress-up ideas and much more!
Sunday 16th August | 7.30pm: Bend it Like Beckham
A cult classic from the 90s, written by Gurinder Chanda, starring Keira Knightley and Parminder Nagra. A talented teenager bends the rules, to reach her goal, in professional soccer. But her traditional parents refuse to even consider it and want her to hang up her football boots, find a nice boy and learn to cook.
SOFA Cinema's BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM 'screening' is part of Film FeelsConnected, a UK-wide cinema season, supported by the National Lottery and BFI Film Audience Network. Explore all films and events at filmfeels.co.uk
Sunday 23rd August | 7.30pm: Slumdog Millionaire Winning the Academy Award for Best Picture, Danny Boyle’s blockbuster smash hit explores the story of a teenager from the slums of Mumbai, who becomes a contestant on the show 'Kaun Banega Crorepati?' When interrogated under suspicion of cheating, he revisits his past, revealing how he had all the answers.
*AIS will not be providing the films - just the wrap around activity. Please use legal streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime to watch the titles.