and TV Charity COVID-19 Emergency Response, by
presenting Lionsgate Live! A Night at the Movies – a programme of four
Saturdays of free films streaming live on YouTube.
Beginning tonight, Saturday 2nd May and continuing every Saturday for four consecutive weeks. Lionsgate UK will live stream four of its most popular theatrical releases – the multiple Academy Award® and BAFTA-winning La La Land, the uplifting biopic Eddie The Eagle, the British classic Bend It Like Beckham, and the smash-hit blockbuster The Hunger Games– exclusively on the Lionsgate UK YouTube channel.
Lionsgate Live! A Night at the Movies will be presented by a unique celebrity host
Each film is shown as part of Lionsgate Live! A Night at the Movies will be presented by a unique celebrity host, including Edith Bowman, Keith Lemon, Jack Whitehall and Jonathan Ross. Every Saturday the event will feature special programming and interactive opportunities for fans, such as surprise guest appearances, real-time fan chats via YouTube Live, live-tweeting @LionsgateUK and partners, costume contests, giveaways, and more.
Most importantly, audiences everywhere will have the chance to join Lionsgate UK in helping the NHS Charities Together COVID-19 Urgent Appeal. Currently supporting NHS staff and volunteers caring for COVID-19 patients. Together with The Film and TV Charity COVID-19 Emergency Response, supporting the people behind the scenes who bring these stories to our screens.
The free movies that will live stream on Saturdays at 6pm BST are:
– “La La Land”
– “Eddie The Eagle”
– “Bend It Like Beckham”
– “The Hunger Games”
Cinema at home on lockdown
present the live movie event, Lionsgate UK is joining with some of its most
important exhibition partners, including Cineworld, Odeon, Showcase, Empire,
The Light, Picturehouse, Everyman, Curzon, The Industry Trust and many other
Independent Cinemas across the country. And what’s a movie night without
popcorn? Joe & Seph’s, the award-winning family business with over 50 gourmet popcorn
flavours, is celebrating Lionsgate UK’s new initiative by creating three
exclusive Gourmet Popcorn Bundles, which movie fans can have delivered to their
door ready for each Saturday night streaming session, and enjoy 10% off.
there is nothing quite like watching a film on the big screen, Lionsgate Live!
is a great chance for the UK to come together and celebrate the cinematic
experience from home,” said Zygi Kamasa, CEO Lionsgate UK. “This is a
fantastic opportunity for us to show our support and raise money for the NHS
Charities Together COVID-19 Urgent Appeal and The Film and TV Charity COVID-19
Emergency Response, who are both doing incredible work during this time. Join
us as we celebrate a night out at the cinema, and bring it on home!”