Lionsgate UK have today announced that they will be celebrating the communal experience of going to the cinema, while supporting the NHS Charities Together COVID-19 Urgent Appeal and The Film and TV Charity COVID-19 Emergency Response, by presenting Lionsgate Live! A Night at the Movies – where they will be screening a selection of films across four Saturdays for FREE directly on their YouTube channel.
Lionsgate Live! will kick off this Saturday (2nd May) and continue every Saturday for the next four weeks. Exclusively on their YouTube channel, Lionsgate will be giving you the chance to watch he 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. Each film will be presented by a special celebrity guest, and announced so far are Edith Bowman, Keith Lemon, Jack Whitehall and Jonathan Ross.
The films start at 6:00pm BST and the line up is as followers:
May 2 – La La Land
May 9 – Eddie The Eagle
May 16 – Bend It Like Beckham
May 23 – The Hunger Games
“Although 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!”
To donate to the NHS Charities Together COVID-19 Urgent Appeal: https://www.nhscharitiestogether.co.uk/donate/
To donate to The Film and TV Charity COVID-19 Emergency Response: https://filmtvcharity.org.uk/support-our-work/donate/