Whitechapel cinema to mark 15th birthday with movie bonanza

The Genesis Cinema will be staging a one-week bonanza of films and face painting to celebrate its 15th birthday.

The fun will kick off on May 5 and will run until May 11.

The attractions include a bouncy castle, cocktails and 14 films from the year the venue was opened - 1999.

The 13 films, which will include ‘Fight Club’ (18), ‘The Matrix’ (15), ‘Being John Malkovich’ (15), ‘American Beauty’ (15) and ‘Magnolia’ (18), will all be free.

There will be a birthday cocktail party and a DJ until late on May 9.


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On May 10 and 11 children will have the chance to enjoy with face painting, a bouncy castle and the Genesis’ usual array of Kids’ films for only £3.50 per family member.

For more details go to genesiscinema.co.uk. Booking for all free films can be found at genesiscinema.eventbrite.co.uk.

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