A Northern Soul launches in Hull
A behind the scenes look as Sean McAllister’s latest doc A Northern Soul has its premier in his hometown of Hull. The opening night at the Middleton Hall (Hull University) launched a week of 7:30pm screenings, beginning at Middleton Hall and then moving to the Vue cinema.
Please note: Tickets are not available via the Vue Box Office online or in person, and is not included in Vue’s £4.99 ticket deal. Tickets available via Hull Box Office online or over the phone, or on the night from the Hull Independent Cinema sales table.
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Sean McAllister’s A Northern Soul showing a working-class look at Hull 2017 is being screened this month
A new film by the man who was the creative director behind 2017’s spectacular opening show (Made in Hull) is being screened in Hull later this month. Documentary film maker Sean McAllister’s A Northern Soul examines Hull’s year in the spotlight as the UK City of Culture and, in particular, warehouse worker Steve Arnott’s Beats Bus project. The film follows Steve as he turns his idea of touring a musical bus around Hull’s estates into reality.
The film will be shown at Middleton Hall on the University of Hull’s Cottingham Road campus from Thursday, July 19, to Sunday, July 22. Tickets can be booked via Hull Box Office at www.hullboxoffice.com or by calling 01482 221113.
See the original article on the Hull Daily Mail website.
4 screenings + live appearances
‘A Northern Soul’ is coming home to Hull! The documentary will screen at Middleton Hall from 19-22 July and Vue Hull from 23-26 July.
“A Northern Soul is a great work of radical empathy, in which the economic difficulties of the city and the contradictions of regeneration through culture are visible alongside a testament to the charm and strength of personality of the city’s residents.” – Charlie Phillips, The Guardian
Hull Independent Cinema
‘A Northern Soul’ is being presented in partnership with Hull Independent Cinema. Hull Independent Cinema (HIC) is a charity, run by a small team of volunteers, screening the best in art house, world, independent and short film.
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Hull-born film maker Sean McAllister opens next month’s Sheffield Doc/Fest with a documentary inspired by his home city.
Daniel Dylan Wray talked to him. From Iraq to Japan to Syria, Sean McAllister’s documentaries have taken him all over the world. His BAFTA-nominated 2015 film, A Syrian Love Story, even landed him temporarily in jail after his cameras and anti-government subjects gained the attention of the police. However, despite exploring various subjects across the globe, there is one place that McAllister has returned to time and time again: Hull.
Read the full article on the Yorkshire Post website.
Opening Event – Made in Hull
The opening event for Hull City Of Culture in 2017 “celebrates 70 years of the city as seen through the eyes of Bafta-nominated documentary film-maker and top Hull bloke Sean McAllister”.
See the full report on the Hull City Of Culture website