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Andy Moore explores the impact of Yasujiro Ozu’s classic film, Late Spring

September 13, 2011

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Late Spring, a classic of Japanese cinema directed by Yasujiro Ozu, is being screened at the Howard Assembly Room on Saturday 24 September at 7.45pm

Projects Director Dominic Gray looks forward to Autumn in the HAR

August 11, 2011

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There’s so much happening in the Howard Assembly Room this Autumn, it makes it hard to know what to pick out. We’re always looking to connect with each opera season, so our focus on Russia might be the best jumping off point. While Neil Bartlett directs Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades on the Opera North mainstage, over […]

The Passion of Joan of Arc

June 10, 2011

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View photography from this very special event, where silent film The Passion of Joan of Arc was accompanied live by the Orchestra of Opera North

Opera North Chorus and Orchestra Director, Dougie Scarfe, explains why the live score for The Passion of Joan of Arc will create an unmissable event

May 31, 2011

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One of the many hugely exciting things over the last two years in the programme of the Howard Assembly Room has been the ability for us to programme films with live orchestral accompaniment. On Thursday 9th June we will be showing one of the most important silent movies of all time; Carl Theodore Dreyer’s 1928 […]

A thrilling, humanistic drama: Andy Moore previews Le Trou

April 12, 2011

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Ahead of a screening of Jacques Becker's 1960 film Le Trou (The Hole) in the Howard Assembly Room on Saturday 16 April, Andy Moore of Hyde Park Picture House explains why the film is so uniquely immersive.

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

April 8, 2011

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Watch a trailer for the seminal 1964 French film-opera starring Catherine Deneuve

Sad Films That Make Your Day

January 28, 2011

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What are the best tearjerker films?