Sofa Cinema is part of Film Feels Connected, a UK-wide cinema season, supported by the
National Lottery and BFI Film Audience Network
HOW IT WORKS
1. Find a legal way to download or rent the film (for example Netflix, Amazon Prime, Google Play)
2. Check out the events we’ve programmed alongside the film (below)
3. Download the Spotify playlist with tracks from the film
4. Dress up (optional), check-in on Facebook, sit back and enjoy the film!
Sunday 16 August - BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM
12:00 Saree Tying
Puja Pandya demonstrates how to tie a saree
Join Leicester Rider’s Jamell Anderson ‘In Conversation’ as we explore the experiences that shape this sports star
Cook your very own Aloo Gobi (potato and cauliflower curry) with Shaf Islam, owenr of award winning Chutney Ivy in Leicester
19:30 Bend it Like Beckham 'Watch Along'
Sit down with your Aloo Gobi and watch this noughties classic, 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 parents refuse to even consider it and want her to hang up her football boots, find a nice boy and learn to cook.
Sunday 23 August - SLUMGDOG MILLIONAIRE
18:00 Between Power & Freedom
Photographer and social documentary maker Sohrab Hura is joined by the artist Sajan Mani to explore if and how India has embraced the Far Right?
19:30 SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE 'Watch Along'
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.