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What were your 2014 screening highlights?

There are lots of top tens going aound at this time of year, but rather than do another Top Ten best films, I though I’d try and gather together a few of the best film screening experiences. It could be the film that was special, or it could be who you were with, or where […]

Rollerball (1975) @ Sci-Fi Theatre, London – 17th July

  A hot, hot July evening, a small crowed backroom in a London pub full of sci-fi fans (and the sci-fi curious). The Space Merchants’ book-inspired SCI FI THEATRE screenings were amongst the first to start populating the Screening Film map, and gave me hope for the future of humanity. Since I was in London […]

Screening Highlights 15/12 – Big Trouble in Brasil

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.   Brasil Wednesday 17th of December QUAD, Market Square, Cathedral Quarter, Derby, DE1 3AS Directed by Terry Gilliam, Brazil […]

Christmas Round Up – “every time a bell rings…”

It’s with regret that I didn’t start this post last week (we’ve already missed Nightmare Before Christmas amongst others but there are plenty of doors left on the filmic advent calendar (by the way, check out Scalarama’s cracking online advent calendar). VIEW ALL EVENTS TAGGED CHRISTMAS   At the recent This Way Up! Cinema Exhibition […]

Interview with New Wave Short Film Festival’s director Derry Shillitto

Neccessity is the mother of invention. When Derry Shillitto and his fellow film-makers felt there was a need for a platform for independent shorts in Nottingham, they created their own festival. New Wave Short Film Fest kicks off on Sat 20th December at the Broadway Cinema Nottingham. I asked Derry a bit about his background […]

Screening Highlights – 8/12 – The Night of the Hunter and the Thief of Bagdad

This week I’m choosing 5 great film events for cinephiles, plus i’m invoking my privilidge and adding a 6th, namely my own screening (just this once!).   Monday 8 December 2014 · 6:15pm OPEN BETHLEHEM + DIRECTOR Q&A ArtHouse, Crouch End, Tottenham Lane, London N8 9BT As someone who occasionally makes short documentaries, it’s interesting […]

Screening Highlights 01/12 Ghosts and Good Stories

This week’s picks are by ex-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 a love for the unusual. Horror on Film Monday 1st December Greenwhich Picturehouse, 180 Greenwhich High Road, Greenwich, London SE10 8NN […]

Screening Highlights 24/11 – 30/11: Regime Change, Phantoms and Wonder Women

5 picks from me this week. Expect discussion, inspiration, humour, fantasy, revolution and opera. ==============   CINEME SHORTS – Talk & Q&A With Animator SAM MORRISON plus ‘THE ROCKET SCIENCE TRILOGY Tuesday 25 November 2014 · 8:00pm @ The Tobacco Factory Cafe Bar, BRISTOL Animators are a different breed. Truly. It takes a special kind […]

Screening Highlights 17/11 – Suspicious minds

This week’s picks are by ex-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 a love for the unusual. Alfred Hitchcock’s Suspicion Monday 17th November Jerwood Visual Arts, LONDON, SE1 0LN   Suspicion is an […]

Screening Highlights – 10/11: The Film That Buys the Cinema

This week’s picks are from Becky Innes (@msbeckyinnes), Programmer and Trustee for the Cambridge Film Trust (www.cambridgefilmfestival.org.uk) who is also currently researching a PhD in rural community cinema at the Film, TV and Media Studies Department of the University of East Anglia  in partnership with Creative Arts East’s Village Screen rural cinema network in Norfolk. _______________ […]

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