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14 December 2018: Alexei German: Khrustalyov, My Car!


In anticipation of our Alexei German season, we're pleased to present the Daniel Bird and Arrow Films' new 2K restoration of the Russian director's penultimate masterwork Khrustalyov, My Car!
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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.
17 December 2018: Sick Monday: Reflections of Evil

17 December 2018: Sick Monday: Reflections of Evil

Sick Monday presents six newly commissioned short video works followed by Damon Packard’s underground masterpiece Reflections of Evil. Featuring new works by Liam Scully, Ada Wesolowska, Jason File, Laure Prouvost, Ben Rivers and Paul McCarthy.
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.
31 December 2018: Close-Up New Year's Eve: The Last Movie

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.

January

2 - 14 January 2019: Close-Up on Yasujirō Ozu

2 - 14 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

Tue 18 Dec 8:30pm
Through a Glass Darkly
Thu 20 Dec 8:15pm
Shame
Fri 21 Dec 8:15pm
The Passion of Anna