Friday night is Movie night!!! (All these events have now finished)
The Whitworth as we know it is closing on September 1st to be extended and transformed. We re-open in Summer 2014.
To find more details about the coming changes follow our Capital Development blog.
Ongoing live information can also be found on facebook and twitter.
All movies start at 6.15pm, come early for a glass of wine.
Advance tickets £5 (£6 on the night)
Students free on production of student ID card.
Whistle Down the Wind
Friday 26 October, 6.15pm, £5/ Concessions
Hayley Mills and the young Alan Bates give brilliant performances in a story written by Mills’ mother. Screenplay Keith Waterhouse, Dir. Bryan Forbes and set in Lancashire. 1961, cert. U, 99 mins.
A Taste of Honey
Friday, 2 November, 6.15pm, £5/ Concessions
Rita Tushingham, Dora Bryan, Murray Melvin, and Paul Danquah star in this adaptation of this play by Salford writer Shelagh Delaney. Dir. Tony Richardson. 1961, cert. 15, 100 mins.
West Side Story
Friday 16 November, 6.15pm, £5/ Concessions
With stunning performances by Natalie Wood and Richard Breymer, this musical tale of two star-crossed lovers has colour, drama, and emotion. Score by Bernstein & Sondheim, choreography Leonard Robbins. Dir. Robert Wise & Jerome Robbins. 1961, cert. PG, 152 mins.
Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Friday 30 November, 6.15pm, £5/ Concessions
Based on the novella by Truman Capote, stars Audrey Hepburn on top form with George Peppard who could be described as the George Clooney of 1961. Dir. Blake Edwards. 1961, cert. PG, 115 mins.
Friday 9 March, 6.15pm, £5 / Concessions
The difficulties and set backs of the painter’s life are memorably captured by Charles Laughton’s performance in this classic movie.
Dir. Alexander Korda, 1936, cert.U, 85 mins
Friday 23 March, 6.15pm, £5 / Concessions
An exceptionally beautifully filmed biopic of the French painter Séraphine Louis (1864-1942) coming to terms with the ways of the art world.
Dir. Martin Provost, 2008, cert. PG, 126 mins
Friday 30 March, 6.15pm, £5 / Concessions
Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn with a Vespa or two romp around the eternal city in this much loved feel good movie.
Dir. William Wyler, 1953, cert. U, 118 mins
CLASSIC NOIR FILMS ON FRIDAYS FOR DARK AUTUMN EVENINGS!
FRIDAY 25TH NOVEMBER 2011 NIGHT OF THE HUNTER
ALL FILMS START AT 6.15PM. RUNNING TIMES VARY. COME EARLY FOR A GLASS OF WINE. VENUE: THE LECTURE THEATRE AT THE WHITWORTH ART GALLERY
Tickets £5 in advance from Friends of the Whitworth Call: 0161 275 7496 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or £6 on the night
Friday night is Movie night!!!!
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Friday 21 January : Hiroshima Mon Amour ( 1959)
A classic French New Wave love story. Directed by the novelist Marguerite
Duras with beautiful performances by Emanuelle Riva and Eiji Okada.
Friday 25th February : My beautiful Laundrette ( 1985)
Directed by Stephen Frears with screen play by Hanif Kureshi. This British
comedy drama set in the London of `Margaret Thatcher’s government deals with
the complex and often comical relationships between members of the Asian and
White community. Saeed Jeffrey and Daniel Day-Lewis are among the award
Friday 25th March : The Piano ( 1993)
The story of a pianist and her daughter set in 19th century New Zealand
with a memorable score and beautifully filmed. Holly Hunter and Anna Paquin
both won BAFTAs for their performances.
All films start at 6.15, running times vary.
Doors open 6.0pm for a complimentary glass of wine.
Tickets £6 on the door. Seating unreserved.
Students Free with card.