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PFS Presents Red Shoes And Family Histories On Film

Author: annahowelll Published: 15th June 2012 13:48

The Portdmouth Film Society (PFS) is showing two screenings next week:

Familie Histories On Film 

In February 2012 a call was issued by artist/filmmaker and historian, Patti Gaal-Holmes, for anyone living or working in Portsmouth to submit old family films for ‘Portsmouth: Family Histories on Film'. A collection day  - also advertised on BBC South - was held at Aspex Gallery (Gunwharf Quays) on Saturday 14th April. Over fifty films from the 1960s and 1970s were collected. These include footage of Old Portsmouth, the Round Tower, the Still & West pub, Southsea beach - including Alec Rose's 1966 ill-fated departure from Portsmouth to sail around the world; an Isle of Wight summer carnival parade with Ryde, Shanklin and Newport carnival queens; families picnicking and children playing; weddings and holidays abroad in places such as Egypt and Guernsey. Come and join us for a screening of a selection of the films on Tuesday 19th June at 6pm at the Portsmouth Film Society, Omega Centre, Somerstown. This will include an introductory talk by Patti Gaal-Holmes. Ticket : £2 and free for PFS full members

THE RED SHOES (UK 1948)

At Omega Centre
Tuesday 19 June, 8pm
Director: Powell & Pressburger
113 min | Cert U

The great British directing partnership were at the height of their creative success, when they made this ravishing version of Hans Christian Anderson's fairytale. A young ballet dancer is torn between the man she loves and her pursuit to become a prima ballerina. Showing as part of the imPact Dance Festival supported by Portsmouth City Council 

You can buy your ticket online

http://www.portsmouthfilmsociety.org.uk/buy-tickets.html

Supported by PFS, Aspex Gallery, Wessex Film and Sound Archive, and the National Lottery and Portsmouth City Council.

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