15th July 2012

An afternoon of deliciously strange features and shorts made for the big screen. Featuring works by Luis Bunuel, Dusan Makavejev, Frank Zappa and Canadian animator Norman McLaren. Watch films, drink beer, get out of the sun / rain!


2:30 - Shorts + Animations

3:00 - 'WR: Mysteries Of The Organism' (1971, Yugoslavia / W.Ger, dir. Dusan Makavejev)

W.R.: Mysteries of the Organism (Serbian: W.R. - Misterije organizma, W.R. - Мистерије организма) is a 1971 film by Serbian director Dušan Makavejev that explores the relationship between communist politics and sexuality, as well as exploring the life and work of Wilhelm Reich.

4:30 - Shorts + Animations

4:45 - 'The Milky Way' ('La Voie Lactée') (1969, Fr / W.Ger / Ita, dir. Luis Bunuel)

The Milky Way (French: La Voie lactée) is a 1969 film directed by Luis Buñuel. It stars Laurent Terzieff, Paul Frankeur, Delphine Seyrig, Georges Marchal and Michel Piccoli. Buñuel later called The Milky Way the first in a trilogy (along with The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie and The Phantom of Liberty) about “the search for truth."

6:20 - 'Style Wars' (1984, USA, dir. Henry Chalfant / Tony Silver)

Style Wars is a 1983 documentary on hip hop culture, directed by Tony Silver in collaboration with Henry Chalfant. The film has an emphasis on graffiti, although bboying and rapping are covered to a lesser extent. The film was originally aired on PBS television in 1983, and was subsequently shown in several film festivals to much acclaim, including the Vancouver Film Festival. It also won the Grand Jury Prize: Documentary at the Sundance Film Festival.

7:30 - 'Baby Snakes' (1979, USA, dir. Frank Zappa)

Baby Snakes is a movie which includes footage from Frank Zappa's 1977 Halloween concert at New York City's Palladium Theater, backstage antics from the crew, and stop motion clay animation from award-winning animator Bruce Bickford.

Tickets £5 / £3 concs.
Doors open 2pm, program starts 2.30pm.
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