Kids On Film



This year we will be screening in the Acanthus Room on the top floor in the William Morris Gallery. Cinema snacks such as juices, popcorn and ice-creams will be available. 

Saturday
12.45 -  Doors open

13.00 - 14.45
Kids on Film and The Kids were Alright

Stow Film Lounge documentaries telling the story of children in film and celebrating the work of the Children's Film Foundation

Man from Nowhere (James Hill, 1975, Cert U).

In 1860, a young orphaned girl is sent to live with her uncle, but she is troubled by a shadowy figure that appears and disappears.

15.00 - 16.45
Kids on Film and The Kids were Alright

Stow Film Lounge documentaries telling the story of children in film and celebrating the work of the Children's Film Foundation

Johnny on the Run (Lewis Gilbert, 1953, Cert U). 

A superb action-packed early work by illustrious British director Lewis Gilbert (You Only Live Twice, Education Rita, Alfie), follows orphaned Polish refugee Janek who runs into trouble in the shape of two scheming thieves.

17.00 - 18.00
The Tricycle Thief (Stow Film Lounge, 2018, Cert U) and cast and crew Q&A. 

This CFF inspired film features Waltham Forest children, locations, cast and crew.  

18.00 - Close

Sunday 
12.45 - Doors open

13.00 - 14.45
Kids on Film and The Kids were Alright

Stow Film Lounge documentaries telling the story of children in film and celebrating the work of the Children's Film Foundation

Night Ferry (David Eady, 1977, Cert U). 

Bernard Cribbins is 'Pyramid', a dastardly master-of-disguise who plans to smuggle an ancient Egyptian mummy out of the country. When young Jeff discovers the plan, a dangerous chase via South London's Victoria Station and Clapham Station ensues.

15.15 - 17.00
In Our Hands (Jo Barker, 2017, Cert U) and film-maker and Organiclea Q&A. 

The inspiring story behind the blood, sweat and tears of the British farmers seizing the Brexit moment to outgrow the industrial food system.  

17.00 - 18.00

The Skye Bike (Charles Frend, 1967, Cert U). 
Tom is a boy with his head in the clouds who wishes he could fly. A chance encounter with Mr Lovejoy at an abandoned airfield helps him realise his dream as the amateur inventor is to build the first man powered flying machine.

18.00 - Close