In partnership with Honiton Dementia Action Alliance. TRIP community transport can provide a lift to and from the film within Honiton. Please book a place with them on 01404 46529. Transport has kindly been sponsored by Co-Op Funeral care.
Director: Norman Taurog
Writers: Allan Weiss (story), Hal Kanter
Stars: Elvis Presley, Joan Blackman, Angela Lansbury
1961 Comedy. After being discharged from the U.S. Army, cool guy Chadwick Gates (Elvis Presley) returns home to Hawaii. Following several years of strict military life, Gates wants nothing more than to hang loose and surf all day. His family pressures him to work for the family pineapple business. Much to the chagrin of his snobby mother (Angela Lansbury), Gates lands a job as a tour guide at the same company where his girlfriend, Maile (Joan Blackman), also works.
Dementia Friendly Cinemas have proven to be very therapeutic for people with memory problems and their families. Besides engaging the brain and stimulating emotions, being part of an audience enjoying a film helps people with dementia and their carers to feel less isolated and also challenges the stigma associated with the condition.
Whilst promoted as a dementia friendly screening, it is open to anyone who loves the old films and wants to come along for an afternoon of fond memories.
Tickets £3.50. Free tea and biscuits