RIFF/T AT TYNESIDE CINEMA
A selection of films curated by The Hang Gang, to compliment the exhibition, RIFF/T at BALTIC 39 until 2nd March 2014. The films expand on themes emerging from the exhibition, from the recurring motifs of RIFF to the counter realities and ruptured narratives of RIFT. Programme notes by curator Matthew Hearn will be provided for each screening.
Sunday 26 January 2014 / 15.10
Don’t Look Now (Dir. Nicholas Roeg, 1973)
Tyneside Cinema / Booking and pricing at tynesidecinema.co.uk
Don’t Look Now is a 1973 independent British-Italian film directed by Nicolas Roeg. It is an occult thriller adapted from the short story by Daphne du Maurier. Julie Christie and Donald Sutherland star as a married couple who travel to Venice following the recent accidental death of their daughter, after the husband accepts a commission to restore a church. They encounter two sisters, one of whom claims to be clairvoyant and informs them that their daughter is trying to contact them and warn them of danger. The husband at first dismisses their claims, but starts to experience mysterious sightings himself.
Thursday 6 February 2014 / 21.00 / FREE
Labyrinth (Dir. Jim Henson, 1986)
Tyneside Cinema Bar Screening
Fifteen-year-old Sarah (Jennifer Connelly) resents her baby brother Toby and secretly wishes that he will just disappear. Her wish comes true when goblins kidnap the boy. Feeling responsible and guilty about his abduction, she sets forth to retrieve him, and finds herself on the adventure of a lifetime. To rescue her brother, she must sneak into the castle of the Goblin King (David Bowie), which is in the center of a fantastical labyrinth. But, the task is easier said than done, for the maze is filled with strange creatures and mind-bending puzzles, and nothing is really as it seems.
Thursday 20 February 2014 / 21.00
Shana Moulton selected films / Pixel Palace Screening
Tyneside Cinema Digital Lounge / FREE
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