We are delighted to announce that Rose Matafeo is our guest at our film night on Thursday 14th December at Hackney Picturehouse.

The comedian, actor and TV presenter joins host Paul Richards showing Pretty in Pink preceded by a Q&A.

Andie (Molly Ringwald) is an outcast at her Chicago high school, hanging out either with her older boss (Annie Potts), who owns the record store where she works, or her quirky classmate Duckie (Jon Cryer), who has a crush on her. When one of the rich and popular kids at school, Blane (Andrew McCarthy), asks Andie out, it seems too good to be true. As Andie starts falling for Blane, she begins to realizes that dating someone from a different social sphere is not easy.

This film is a product of a very different time, but what Pretty in Pink does do for us thirty years later is remind us of the underlying social climate that moulded adolescents of the era into the kind of adults they would eventually become. And the circumstances of that early idealism matters, because they’re the ones shaping our reality now.

Tickets are now on sale.