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31 December 2018: Close-Up New Year's Eve: The Last Movie


"One of the craziest (and druggiest) movies ever made, it's also blatantly self-deconstructing and meta to the max" We’re thrilled to mark the last day of the year with Dennis Hopper’s radical, much-mythologised lost masterpiece The Last Movie – widely unseen for nearly 50 years. Join us in the bar to celebrate in the good company of film, drinks and music until late.
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December

2 November - 30 December 2018: Close-Up on Ingmar Bergman

2 November - 30 December 2018: Close-Up on Ingmar Bergman

One of the most revelatory voices to emerge from the postwar explosion of art-house cinema, Ingmar Bergman was a master storyteller who startled the world with his stark intensity and naked pursuit of the most profound metaphysical and spiritual questions.
27 - 28 December 2018: Take Two: Karel Zeman

27 - 28 December 2018: Take Two: Karel Zeman

Often described as the Czech Méliès, visionary filmmaker Karel Zeman is treasured by generations of filmmakers worldwide, from Jan Švankmajer to Terry Gilliam and Wes Anderson. His ground-breaking innovations in the use of live-action and animation mark him as one of the great masters of 20th Century fantasy cinema, ranking alongside his more celebrated Western counterparts Willis O’Brien and Ray Harryhausen.

January

2 - 13 January 2019: Close-Up on Yasujirō Ozu

2 - 13 January 2019: Close-Up on Yasujirō Ozu

Yasujirō Ozu’s reputation as a "transcendental" minimalist rests largely on his later films, but, in fact, his entire oeuvre is much richer and more complex. Less a story teller than a lyrical portraitist, Ozu calibrates the distance between tradition and modernity, between parents and their children, between and youth and age, and ultimately between cinema and life.

Calendar

Thu 20 Dec 8:15pm
Shame
Fri 21 Dec 8:15pm
The Passion of Anna
Sat 22 Dec 6:00pm
The Virgin Spring
Sat 22 Dec 8:00pm
The Sacrifice