Neruda

Dir. Pablo Lamain, Chile, 2016

An inspector hunts down Nobel-prize winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda and politician fugitive in his home counrty in the late 1940's. A warm-hearted thriller, beautifully filmed, invetive and intelligent. 

Showing at Meltham Carlile Institute 

Hindle Wakes - Silent Film and live music - Jonathan Best

Dir. Maurice Elvey, UK, 1927

The original silent classic melodrama celebrating working class leisure life in the mill town of Hindle and on a trip to Blackpool with innovative and wonderful cinematography. Accompanied live on the piano by local silent film specialist Jonathan Best.

Harmonium

Dir. Koji Fukada, Japan, 2016

Just released in the cinema this Cannes winner for Japan's most innovative director is a chilling examination of family guilt (as the family invite in a mysterious man) which goes straight to the heart of evil. Hard not to leave the film shaken. 

Miniscule:Valley of the Lost Ants - early evening free film for kids

Special early evening screening for children - free event.

 

Dir. Thomas Szabo/Helen Giraud, France, 2013

 

Baby Driver

(Dir. Edgar Wright, US 2017, 113mins 15)

Hugely enjoyable and original action thriller in which a getaway driver (Ansel Elgort - The Fault in Our Stars) drives to the beat of a great soundtrack for crime boss Kevin Spacey creating car mayhem in the process.

Advance tickets available online or pay on door

Barry Russell's Psychedelic Experience + Big Tide, and the Dewey Liquid Light Show

Local resident and international composer Barry Russell and his wonderful musicians unleash their artistic musical talent on modern versions of psychedelic classics from the Beatles to Pink Floyd. Supported by local musician Ben Thomas and his project Big Tide, plus a mind-bending psychedelic light show.

Zachariah + Talk

Dir. George Englund, US, 1971 

Dr Lee Brought is back to introduce to the first and only Electric Psychedelic western with two gunfighters who experience surreal visions on their journey through the West. Music from Country Joe and the Fish and the James Gang.

Now being held at Hot Banana

Gimme Danger: The Story of the Stooges

Dir. Jim Jarmusch, US, 2016

A bigtime fan, Jarmusch's in-depth documentary on Iggy and the Stooges, the band - the antithesis of psychedelia - with an aggressive and powerful style of fundamental rock-n-roll which influenced Punk is very entertaining.

Magic Trip: Ken Kesey’s Search for a Kool Place

Dir: Allison Ellwood and Alex Gibney, USA, 2011

 

A vibrant time capsule using the original footage chronicling Ken Kesey's and the Prankster's historic freewheeling trip across America in 1964 evangelising LSD.

 

 

Revolution

 

 

 

Dir. Jack O’Connell, USA, 1968

 

Documentary exploring the hippie experience and the counter-culture of 60s' San Francisco with the music of the time.

 

 

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