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Moon Over The Alley

 
Two men with afro hair stand in a butchers - one is stood holding a cup.
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26 Aug 2021 7:30pm

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Headingley Enterprise and Arts Centre (HEART)

Bennett Road, Leeds, LS6 3HN

Welcome to Scalarama Summer Screenings!
107mins | Rated 15 | UK | Director: Joseph Despins | Programmer: Jack Higgins

An extraordinarily unique kitchen-sink musical depicting the diverse residents of a London boarding house; ‘The Moon Over the Alley’ (1976) defies definition. Stunningly photographed in gritty black and white, the film shows a community struggling against redevelopment and the alienation of city life. Yet the joyous potential in the simple moments when people come together is portrayed magically through the psychedelic folk, jazz, and reggae influenced songs of Galt MacDermot (the celebrated composer of 1979’s ‘Hair’). A rare and only recently rediscovered oddity – certainly not one to be missed.

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Scalarama Leeds are presenting a season of films every Thursday in August, at HEART in Headingley.

Each screening will take place in a large marquee outside of the Heart Building. We will be operating a safe space with limited capacity and social distancing, so we advise you to book early!

Tickets must be booked in advance and there are different prices depending on what you can afford.

There will also be a bar and refreshments available from HEART's Assembly Bar & Kitchen. All films will be captioned and content warnings are listed below. Doors will be open from 7:30pm and the films will start at 8pm, for all screenings.

Scalarama Summer Screenings in partnership with Leeds Inspired, HEART & Hyde Park Picture House.

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Content Guidance - Moon Over The Alley

The threat of sexual abuse of a child is implied a few times throughout the film.
There is a scene of rape near the end of the film (unrelated to the aforementioned instances) that audiences should be made aware of.

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During this period of social distancing and lockdown due to Coronavirus we advise that you check directly with the organiser of this event that it is going ahead as publicised.

Pay As You Feel

Tickets must be booked in advance and there are different prices depending on what you can afford.

There will also be a bar and refreshments available from HEART's Assembly Bar & Kitchen. All films will be captioned and content warnings are listed below. Doors will be open from 7:30pm and the films will start at 8pm, for all screenings.

  • Wheelchair access
  • Captioned

Easy access for people with disabilities is a priority at HEART, and the centre features extra-wide doors, ramps, easy open main door, and a lift to all floors. Assistance dogs are always welcome, and we will always do what we can to ensure the centre is accessible to all. HEART is also proud to be one of the only centres in the north of Leeds with a ‘Changing Places Disabled Toilet’ in line with the Changing Places campaign. HEART is tremendously proud to have won the Community Benefit award at the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors Pro Yorkshire Regional Awards for 2014. We are a Child Friendly Leeds Ambassador, Disability Confident Employer and Mindful Employer.

Scalarama Leeds
  • Adults only
  • Wheelchair access
  • Captioned
  • Film
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