The Floating Cinema presents In Dialogue: a FREE programme of feature films, documentaries and a newly commissioned artwork by Leeds based artist Harry Meadley.  

On the Bench by Harry Meadley is a series of eight short films featuring interviews with individuals that live and work in the eight locations where The Floating Cinema will stop. 

The corresponding film programme has been devised in response to the themes of perseverance, determination and dedication that feature in Meadley's work. 

Throughout the tour, episodes from On the Bench will be presented at The Floating Cinema followed by a feature film screening.   

Tour Details

The Floating Cinema tour begins on 1 July 2017 and ends on 13th August 2017. 

The following eight locations will be visited during the tour; Sheffield, Rotherham, Swinton, Doncaster, Thorne, Goole, South Ferriby and Hull. 

Feature Film Programme

All screenings are FREE. Please click the title to book your ticket. 

Sat 1 July 2017: Sheffield, 20 Feet From Stardom (12)

Sun 2 July 2017: Sheffield, Sunset Boulevard (PG)

Mon 3 July 2017: Sheffield, Rain The Colour Of Blue With A Little Red In It (E)

Wed 5 July 2017: Rotherham, Offside (PG)

Sat 8 July 2017: Swinton, Whale Rider (PG) FAMILY SCREENING

Fri 14 July 2017: Doncaster, 20 Feet From Stardom (12)

Sat 15 July 2017: Doncaster, Whale Rider (PG) FAMILY SCREENING

Wed 19 July: Thorne, All I Desire (U)

Sat 22 July: Goole, Cutie And The Boxer (12A)

Wed 26 July: South Ferriby, Sunset Boulevard (PG)

Mon 7 August 2017: Hull, DOUBLE BILL: Into The Sea (E) & Sometimes I Dream I’m Flying (E)

Tue 8 August 2017: Hull, Pina (U)

Wed 9 August 2017: Hull, Cinema Paradiso (PG)

Thurs 10 August 2017: Hull, Following The Fleet: Drifters with live score by Jason Singh

Friday 11 August - Sunday 13 August: Hull: On the Bench and Chronicle of a Summer shown on the boat. 12-8pm. No booking necessary


On the Bench is a commission by UP Projects for The Floating Cinema. The outdoor film programme is devised in collaboration with Hull Independent Cinema. Events are delivered in partnership with Artlink, Crafts Council & Humber Street Gallery, The Ropewalk, Rotherham Open Arts Renaissance, Site Gallery, Swinton Lock Activity Centre, The Point and Yorkshire Waterways Museum. Presented during Hull 2017 UK City of Culture.

The commission and The Floating Cinema is supported by Arts Council England's Strategic Touring Programme, BFIFilm Hub NorthEsmée Fairbairn FoundationCanal & River TrustHull City Council and forms part of Hull 2017 UK City of Culture. 



Phoebe Moore


Harry Meadley
On the Bench

January - August 2017

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The Floating Cinema

July 2013 - August 2017