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Super There Will Be Blood

To mark the Phoenix Leicester‘s screening of THERE WILL BE BLOOD as part of their Paul Thomas Anderson season, I thought I’d post this excellent 60 second short, inspired by 8-bit gaming, courtesy of Tomfoolery Pictures  

Interview with The Badlands Collective

I spoke to Ian Mantgani – filmmaker, film writer and part of the programming team The Badlands Collective, alongside Philip Concannon and Craig Williams  –  about their upcoming 35mm screening of Mike Leigh’s TOPSY TURVY at the Genesis Cinema, London on Wed 21st January. ====== You formed the collective before a screening of Terence Malick’s […]

Robots, Batman and The Thing

Roller girl, film blogger and editor of Lead Jammer mag, Moxie McMurder picks her own top five for this week. Though mad, bad & dangerous to know, she’s clearly someone with a taste for the classics and the unusual.   Horror and Comedy short films from The London International Animation Festival Monday 12th January GREENWICH […]

Programme the Cornerhouse – “THAT’S A WRAP”

At the recent THIS WAY UP conference there were a couple of panels and plenty of discussion around the notion that ” anyone could be a programmer?”. It’s interesting then to now see that the Cornerhouse, for it’s final season before closing, has thrown down the programmer’s gauntet to it’s audience, and asked them to […]

Locke’d in and breaking out – highlights 12 / 1

This week i’ve picked a real mix of films, from classic japanese cinema, soviet live scores, to intense one-man dramas, and powerful documentaries. Locke Wed 14 – Sun 18 January 2015 – Whirled Cinema, 259 Hardess Street Loughborough Junction SE24 0HN At the beginning of the film, ‘concrete farmer’ and family man Ivan Locke (Tom […]

Space and Superstitions – screening highlights w/c 5th Jan

This week’s picks are by roller girl, film blogger and editor of Lead Jammer mag, Moxie McMurder. Though mad, bad & dangerous to know, she’s clearly someone with a taste for the classics and the unusual.   The Man Who Fell To Earth Monday 5th January The Dukes, Lancaster, The Dukes Moor Lane Lancaster LA1 […]

Get Involved: Write for Screening Film

Are you a writer? Would you like to contribute to Screening Film? If you enjoy writing about films or have an interest in independent cinema and community led screening spaces, then get in touch. It could be reviewing a film or screening you went to, writing a feature on a festival or film group in […]

Get Involved: Cinematic Cartographers needed.

Screening Film is designed to make it as easy as possible for people to add their own events. When it works, and everyone adds their upcoming events, it’s great, the map is full of screenings – a veritable pandemic of independent film.It makes me genuinely excited there is so much out there. Sometimes people are […]

Get Involved: Spread the Word

  Promotion isnt my strong point, I know that. I truly believe Screening Film is a beautiful thing, but beyond copious helpings of Twitter, my ability to market the site is restricted by my free time (I work 8 days a week), my marketing budget (moths), and an allergy to Facebook (stubborn I know). I […]

Cultivate Film Club – Aussie Crime Double-Bill

Cultivate Film Club here in Manchester is perhaps the city’s best kept cultural secret. In 2014, they hosted around 50 free, diversely programmed double-bills ranging from video nasty (Cannibal Holocaust/Straw Dogs) to philosophical, existential horror (The Addiction, Santa Sangre) & from the seminal cinema (I Am Cuba, Marketa Lazarova) to perception altering docs (House I […]

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