Black History Month – Film at the Folk Hall presents Green Book

Our next Film at the Folk Hall is here! Dr Don Shirley is a world-class African-American pianist, who is about to embark on a concert tour in the Deep South in 1962. In need of a driver and protection, Shirley recruits Tony Lip, a tough-talking bouncer from an Italian-American neighbourhood in the Bronx. Despite their differences, the two men soon develop an unexpected bond while confronting racism and danger in an era of segregation.

“Being genius is not enough, it takes courage to change people’s hearts.”
DIMITER D. MARINOV – Oleg (Green Book)

Starring Viggo Mortenson and Mahershala Ali, Green Book is inspired by a true friendship, come watch here at the Folk Hall. We’re grateful for funding from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and Housing Trust to bring this special event to you at a reduced fee (all proceeds donated to charity!)

Enjoy this beautiful film among friends in our relaxed and beautiful hall, created by Joseph Rowntree to bring communities together under one roof. As well as music and a licensed bar, we have table seating and an interval so you can make your cinema trip a social one.

Tickets are only £5 including a Southern Style burger for you to enjoy during the film – See Eventbrite tickets for options.

Doors & Bar & Food – 18:30
Intro – 19:15

Film Start – 19:30

Tickets can be reserved via Eventbrite (See link below) or you can secure them in person at the Folk Hall reception.

Tickets will also be available on the night but to avoid disappointment it is best to reserve them!

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