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Vera Drake + Q&A with Mike Leigh
Saturday 21 January
All orders will be subject to a fee of £1.50 except if your tickets are free or if you are a member
OUT OF THE BACK STREETS – INTO THE FRONT ROW!
The screening of the film will be followed by a Q&A and drinks with actress Imelda Staunton and Director Mike Leigh, all presided over by comedian and author Shappi Khorsandi.
1967 Abortion Act turn 50 years old in 2017 & we’re celebrating this historic victory for the pro-choice movement and an important part of Britain’s social history. The Act took abortions out of the backstreet particularly for poor and working class women.
Join Abortion Rights & special guests for our screening of Vera Drake.
About the Film
In Mike Leigh's critically acclaimed film, Vera Drake is a selfless woman who is completely devoted to, and loved by, her working class family. She spends her days doting on them and caring for her sick neighbor and elderly mother. However, she also secretly visits women and helps them induce miscarriages for unwanted pregnancies.
Things you need to know:
If you choose an e-ticket when booking, the barcode on your smart phone is a ticket. Don't queue at Ground Floor Box Office, just follow the red line on the floor all the way to the cinema!
- If you don't have a smartphone, collect your ticket at Box Office or print your e-ticket and bring it with you
- There will be minimum of 15 minutes of trailers before the film begins
- All day, any film except Event Cinema is £5 tickets for 15-25s. It's £1 more for 3D, + £1 for glasses if needed. Please bring ID with you
Mondays mean £6 single tickets or 2 for £10. Select Rich Mix Six when booking online and the discount is applied once you've logged in
- Monday and Tuesday mean film for £5 for Tower Hamlets residents or Tower Hamlets employees. Simply show an Idea Store or Tower Hamlets library card when booking. Not available online
- Tuesdays and Wednesdays mean 2 for 1 tickets with Meerkat Movies. It's really easy to get a code, see comparethemarket.com for details
This event is wheelchair accessible.