27th April 2006
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Hull Screen has been temporarily re-housed in a specially adapted lecture theatre whilst Hull City Council tries to find a new permanent home for the cinema.
As part of the extensive renovation work a £75,000 digital projector is being installed which will increase the number of films the cinema can show.
The projector, donated by the UK Film Council, has had to be shipped in from the
Hull New Theatre manager Michael Lister said it has been worth the wait.
“Over the Easter period the projection box has been extended to take the projectors, a Dolby digital sound system has been installed and the auditorium re-seated with the cinema seats from the original screen to make our loyal patrons feel at home.
“The future film programme will feature more educational and diverse films in addition to our standard selection.”
Hull Screen closed at its old site at the Central Library in
The new programme of films for April/May/June 2006 gets underway on Friday 28th April at 2pm with a showing of ‘Pride & Prejudice’ followed by ‘Tsotsi’ at 7.30pm.
New Theatre Manager Michael Lister and
Dr Jim Whittingham, Pro Vice Chancellor at the
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