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20 FEET FROM STARDOM (12)

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Victoria Quays, Sheffield

S2 5SY

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UP Projects’ FLOATING CINEMA will tour the waterways from Sheffield to Hull presenting IN DIALOGUE, a programme 
of feature films, documentaries and a newly commissioned artwork by Leeds based artist Harry Meadley.

Feature Film

20 Feet From Stardom (2013)

Cert: 12

91 mins

Director: Morgan Neville

Academy Award Winner Best Documentary Feature.

20 Feet From Stardom is the story of the backing singers who have performed with world-famous bands and musicians such as Sting, Rolling Stones and Michael Jackson. While millions may know their voices, these backing singers never became household names. The story revolves around the vital contribution by backing singers such as Darlene Love to some of the most famous tracks ever recorded, while highlight the constraints these singers navigated within the music industry and society.

Episodes of Harry Meadley's new artwork On the Bench will be shown in advance of the feature film.

Come and enjoy a FREE outdoor screening at a location near you.

  • Site opens at 8pm with music, food and bar.

  • Screenings from sunset (9.30pm).

  • Bring a picnic or buy food and drinks on site.

  • Blankets available to hire or bring your own.

  • Please note: This screening is accompanied by headsets - a deposit of £5 will be required on site and will be fully refunded on safe return of the headsets. Please do not make this deposit through the donation link attached.

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Wheelchair access is available at this venue. Please email alice@upprojects, if you require any further assistance.

Travel and Parking

The Floating Cinema location is in Victoria Quays, this is around a 15 min walk from Sheffield Train Station and Bus Interchange. Local Parking is available at Victoria Quay Carpark (S2 5SW) which is a short walk to the location.

Cancellation

We are pleased to be able to offer FREE tickets to our Floating Cinema screenings, if you have booked a place on this screening and can no longer attend please follow the Eventbrite link to cancel your ticket.

  • All children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Alcohol will only be sold to people over the age of 18. A challenge 25 ID policy will be in place so please bring ID if you wish to purchase a drink!

  • NO GLASS ALLOWED ON SITE.

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