Karel Doing presents a programme exploring cinematic mischief, with a collection of works that undermine and disrupt contemporary political discourse whilst providing a counterpoint to aestheticism – a tonic for the modern malaise.
Working individually and collaboratively, Lilli Carré and Alexander Stewart share a particular fascination with the history, processes and artefacts of animation. Their work encompasses a wide range of techniques, from drawn and digital animation, to live-action film and video, printmaking, ceramics and comics. Edge of Frame presents a selection of their moving image works on video and 16mm.
Gareth Evans presents a special screening to mark the 15th anniversary of the untimely death of W.G. Sebald with readings by his close friend, poet Stephen Watts. Evans will be in conversation with director Grant Gee following the screening.
For our third Tarkovsky double bill we present the Russian master’s final two features, both produced in self-imposed exile from his homeland. Nostalgia is a spectrally beautiful, metaphysical exploration of spiritual isolation and Russian identity; whilst The Sacrifice is a profoundly spiritual meditation on existential terror and melancholic swansong from one of cinema’s true auteurs.
Marking 50th year since it was first broadcast, we’re pleased to present a screening of Jonathan Miller’s darkly psychedelic rendition of Alice in Wonderland. Miller's television adaptation is both a completely logical translation of the book, and a radical departure from convention.
We’re thrilled to host Second Run for a screening of the Czech Christmas classic Three Wishes for Cinderella – a much-loved version of the Cinderella fairytale, re-worked through the lens of socialist feminism. Mehelli Modi will introduce the film in its original un-cut version.