Christmas Lectures: Remembering and Reimagining Christmases Gone By with Dr Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas

With the University of Chester Running from
Last event: Thursday 3 December 2020 at 4pm
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Since the first publication of Theodor Seuss Geisel’s story How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1957) there have been numerous adaptations, including those for television, film and theatre. Looking back at some of these, this lecture considers our cultural fascination with the act of adaptation, and its potential for bridging the gap between the past and the present.

Lecture by Stef Kerrigan from the University of Chester.

This event is a collaboration between Storyhouse and the University of Chester.

This lecture will take place on Zoom, please click here for the link.

Meeting ID: 894 2096 3436

The Best of Sheffield Adventure Film Festival 2020
Showing until: Sunday 21 February
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1hr 49 | Presenting the pinnacle of adventure films, showing a host of incredible journeys, and transporting you to the great outdoors whilst the world is on pause.

Love Child (12A)
Showing until: Sunday 21 February
Online

1hr 51 | A heart-breaking portrait of an Iranian couple forced to flee for their lives from Tehran where their secret affair and illegitimate child are both considered crimes.

Possessor (18)
Showing until: Sunday 21 February
Online

1hr 43 | Sci-fi thriller about a corporate agent who uses brain-implant technology to inhabit other people’s bodies, driving them to commit assassinations for the benefit of the company.

MLK/FBI (12)
Showing until: Sunday 21 February
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Cinema Blithe Spirit (12A)

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Sat 2pm

To listen to an audio description of this event read by Young Storyhouse, click the play button below.   Unheard…

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