Contact Us  
Call Us 0191 227 5500  

Pilgrim Street   Newcastle upon Tyne   NE1 6QG

Asunder

Parental supervision required for children under 12.
As rated by visitors:
No ratings yet!

Meet filmmaker Esther Johnson and creative producer Bob Stanley (Saint Etienne) for a special screening of their film Asunder, a major commemorative WW1 centenary poetic documentary film that weaves the largely untold stories of individuals from the north east to uncover what life was like on the home front and Western front. 

Esther Johnson’s film uses local archive footage to convey the story of the city’s involvement in the First World War, from the men who fought in the fields to those who stayed behind to work in the region’s shipyards and munitions factories. The soundtrack to the film was created by two renowned North East bands, Sunderland’s Field Music and Newcastle’s Warm Digits.

The screening will be followed by a live Q&A with Esther Johnson and Bob Stanley. 

Asunder originally premired in Sunderland in 2016 to great acclaim. It recently won the Journal Culture Award for 'Best Event Sunderland'.

Asunder is co-commissioned by 
Sunderland Cultural Partnership and 14-18 NOW: WW1 Centenary Art Commissions, supported by The National Lottery through Arts Council England and the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, Sunderland Business Improvement District, Culture Bridge North East and Sir James Knott Trust.

Country of Origin: United Kingdom  Year: 2016   Running Time: 1hr 12 mins  
BBFC Advice: 12A Parental supervision required for children under 12.  

Have your say...

We want to know what you think!

To have your say on this, and all of our content, register here or sign in now

Please log in to set a reminder

We don't have any screenings scheduled for this film.

Showing Today

With rare access to the guarded world of sweatshops, Rahul Jain brings us into one of the thousands of textile mills in heavily industrialised Sachin, India.
A new digital print of Woody Allen’s monochrome masterpiece.
A documentary feature on Jane Jacobs, Robert Moses and their epic battles for the right to the city in the 20th century, and how those struggles inform, define and frame the fights we are having over cities in the era of mass urbanisation and the global megacity.
In Tyneside Cinema... everyone can hear you scream so please try to keep it down, as filmmaking legend Ridley Scott returns to the terrifying Alien franchise.
Over sixty years since it won the first Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and launched both its director, Federico Fellini (8 1/2, La Dolce Vita) and lead actress, Giulietta Masina to international stardom, La Strada is returning to Tyneside Cinema in a new digital restoration.
Our Spotlight film for May is a sumptuous monochrome period war drama from one of France's most important living filmmakers, François Ozon.
A riveting portrait of pioneering North East-born writer, archaeologist, diplomat and spy Gertrude Bell, one of the most important and enigmatic figures in British imperial policy-making in the Middle East.
A farcical new comedy and cult classic in the making co-written and starring The Mighty Boosh's Julian Barratt.
Take a tour of the building or come and watch a newsreel to immerse yourself in the Tyneside Cinema's fascinating history.
Take a trip into the past with our free Newsreel screenings.