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Very soon, Stanley’s Film Club will evolve into Screen25. We chose a name that offers a sense of place and reflects our commitment to the South Norwood community. Come and join us in our new home at the Harris Academy, where we will continue to showcase a diverse range of high quality films from […]

Goodbye Stanley’s Film Club, Hello Screen25


There’s one thing that never fails to get us in the Christmas mood – and that is, Christmas films! From a classic masterpiece to the freshest Christmas release, our Christmas film season is bound to light-up your festive spirit. Make Santa proud & don’t forget to put Stanley’s Film Club in your […]

Christmas at Stanley’s Film Club



On Wednesday we enjoyed our first evening screening at South Norwood’s Harris Academy with Edgar Wright’s latest blockbuster Baby Driver. We are proud to now be able to call the academy home for our regular programme, offering cinema-goers a selection of snacks and drinks (including beers and wines where licensing […]

A new chapter for Stanley’s Film Club


Last Wednesday we shined the spotlight on relationships in the capital with one of London’s finest new feature films and brilliant short; Daphne and Annie Waits. Annie Waits takes a up close look into what most people have felt can be a never ending cycle; meeting the one person that […]

A spotlight on relationships in the Capital



Ever wondered what happens behind the scenes at Stanley’s Film Club? Last week I went on a Northern adventure to discover the UK’s upcoming film releases, meet other film exhibitors and discuss new trends and topics in the world of cinema. I thought I’d share some of my experiences, to […]

Stanley goes North!


Halloween night is among us and what a night would it be without a ghost story? Having collected oral history for a number of years, local historian and long-term resident of South Norwood, John Hickman has found ghost stories that have lasted down generations. Below is one of these stories –  a […]

Local Ghost Stories: Enmore Road



The music documentary Bob Marley: The Making of a Legend was our feature last week. Launching at a brand new pop-up venue Holy Innocents Church, in the heart of South Norwood. In attendance was director Esther Anderson, Bob Marley’s girlfriend during the start of his fame in the 70s. Esther […]

Bob Marley: The Making of a Legend


SE25 was treated to a very special screening of Credible Likeable Superstar Role Model with director Rebecca Brand in attendance. The director gave a very unique insight into the making of her documentary, with a Q&A in the club bar after the feature. Tween was a term I was initially […]

A role model for modern Tweens?



This Wednesday sparks flew in the SNCC as the difficult subject of gentrification and social housing was tackled by the South Norwood and surrounding communities. The debate was presided by a screening of Shola Amoo’s docudrama A Moving Image, and the beautiful short film London by Lewis Knaggs. If you […]

A Moving Image – A spark for local debate.


If you can think back to last Wednesday, you might remember the weather briefly teasing us with a hint of summer heat,  before erupting into a flurry of heavy showers throughout the day. If you managed to make it to our screening at SNCC in the evening however, you would […]

A celebration of Jamaican Independence Day