With a summer of blockbusters just around the corner and a new Odeon about to dominate the Liverpool skyline, there is an alternative and it’s only one stop from Lime Street at Edge Hill Train Station.

If there’s a classic film you’d love to watch or if you’re trying to create your own, Liverpool favourite arts hub Metal have created Film Station, a free film night showcasing classic movies and local shorts at the oldest passenger railway station in the world.

Drop into the station and relax in the beautiful Victorian cinema seats, donated by previous artists in residence and Liverpool Art Prize winners Al and Al, for a uniquely intimate and free cinema experience.

The new film season starts on Friday 30th March with a Kubrick classic Paths of Glory, starring Kirk Douglas, a film about WWI soldiers who refuse to continue with an impossible attack.

Free admission. Performances start at 6.30 pm. Bring your own refreshments. Seats are limited – email edgehill@metalculture.com to reserve yours.

March-May 2012 Programme

Friday, 30th March 2012: Paths of Glory (PG)
(Stars Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker and Adolphe Menjou, director Stanley Kubrick, 88 min)

Friday, 13th April 2012: The Innocents (12A)
(Stars Deborah Kerr, Peter Wyngarde and Megs Jenkins, director Jack Clayton, 100 min)

Friday, 27th April 2012: The Hairdresser’s Husband (15)
(Stars Jean Rochefort, Anna Galiena and Roland Bertin, director Patrice Leconte, 82 min)

Friday, 11th May 2012: A Touch of Zen (12)
(Stars Ying Bai, Billy Chan and Ping-Yu Chang, director King Hu; running time 200 min)

Friday, 25th May 2012: The Devil’s Backbone (15)
(Stars Marisa Paredes, Eduardo Noriega and Federico Luppi, director Guillermo del Toro, 106 min)

If you would like to nominate a classic film for screening at The Film Station, send your
suggestions to edgehill@metalculture.com. They’re also looking for local/artist’s short films (max. 20 mins) to show before features. You can submit DVDs, short synopsis or web-links to edgehill@metalculture.com or hand them in at a film screening.

The Film Station
Metal, Edge Hill Train Station
Tunnel Road, Liverpool