Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House

Details on Film4’s cinema under the stars event taking place later this summer which opens with the premiere of Hellboy II…

Returning for 10 nights from 31st July to August 9th 2008, the Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House allows you to enjoy cinema under the stars as the Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court at Somerset House will once again be transformed into a full-scale open-air cinema with state of the art giant screen, 35mm projection and surround-sound.

The programme opens with a People’s Premiere of summer blockbuster: Hellboy II: The Golden Army, followed by a programme of movie classics and recent favourites. The full list of titles include: Pan’s Labyrinth, The Exorcist, Brokeback Mountain, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Leon, 8 ½, Dr. Strangelove, Singin’ in the Rain, The Elephant Man, Wild at Heart and Scarface.

Tickets for all the films at this year’s Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House are available from Ticketmaster or call 0844 847 1715. Prices are £12.50 each except the Friday evening double-bills which are £15 each. Booking fees apply.

For further information visit the Somerset House website and the Film4 website.

To celebrate the event Film4 have set movie fans the challenge of creating film nights in their own backyards. The prize for the best backyard screening is an even better night. The VIP package includes invites to the opening party and screening of Hellboy II: The Golden Army and a night at the 5 star One Aldwych Hotel for two people, plus invites to the screening for up to four friends.

For party planning hints including a PDF Backyard Screening guide and more info on the competition and how to enter please visit the Film4 Competition Page.


Updated: Jun 23, 2008

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