Film seasons and threads
Depot collaborates with organisations like House Biennial, the BFI, Lewes U3A and The Japan Foundation to explore a diverse and fascinating programme of film seasons. We also present threads that showcase the best work from directors like David Lean, Sergio Leone and Alfred Hitchcock.
Book to Film Club
Women Over 50 Film Festival 2023
Women Over 50 Film Festival (WOFFF) champions and showcases the work of older women on screen and behind the camera with an annual short film festival and year round events and film screenings, and we’re over the moon to be hosting their 2023 festival right here at Depot.
Dementia Friendly Screenings
7 – 8 October
Wild World Cinema Weekends! Sensory Friendly Cinema – A weekend of inclusive, interactive and immersive cinema screenings for neurodiverse families and friends to enjoy together!
Different Planet Arts – winners of the Children and Young People Now Play Award 2022 – are thrilled to be bringing their new innovative Sensory Friendly Cinema to Depot, Lewes. This event is a beautifully curated programme of films and animations based around the natural world, delivered in an innovative experiential way, SEND inclusive, immersive, interactive and fun!
A Living Enigma: Films of Greta Garbo
Depot Kino Collective
Depot Kino Collective is a group of young people dedicated to sharing an enthusiasm and knowledge of cinema through the hosting of specially selected screenings and events for young adults.
DKC produces and circulates its own marketing, organise events and aim to create unique, wider viewing opportunities for young people at the Depot. DKC screenings are curated, marketed and delivered by young people for young people, and shown once a month.
Cinemas of the Mind
Cinemas of the Mind meets monthly (on the second Monday of the month) for a post-screening discussion facilitated by Dr Jake Harvey, a forensic psychiatrist, and Jenny Leeburn, a psychoanalytic psychotherapist. The discussion will focus on the psychological aspects of the film, and the emotional impact on the viewer – but the club is very much open to everyone and all perspectives, views and ideas are most welcome (indeed encouraged).
Anime at Depot
We regularly screen anime films that showcase the diversity and artistry of the medium, as well as hosting one-off special events. From classic family films to new releases aimed at a more mature audience, Depot is a space to enjoy the best of Japanese animation in the heart of Lewes.
Where possible, we provide the option to see these films either in the original Japanese with English subtitles or dubbed with English-speaking voice actors.