Cinema Rediscovered 2018 programme

Previous Screenings & Events in this programme

Reframing Film Heritage Reframing the Archives

Reframing Film Heritage
Please note: This event took place in July 2018
Workshop
Some of the most distinctive voices in cinema curation open up a conversation on the importance of re-presenting and reframing archives, and in shifting our perspective on the past.

Right Here Right Now – Archiving For the Future Reframing the Archives

Right Here Right Now – Archiving For the Future
Please note: This event took place in July 2018
Talk
Archive practitioners from around the world and closer to home to share the story behind a recent addition to their archive.

Danny Leigh Keynote Reframing the Archives

Danny Leigh Keynote
Please note: This event took place in July 2018
Talk
Writer, broadcaster and Senior Curator of fiction film and television at BFI National Archive, Danny Leigh, gives his perspective on reframing the past, present and future of the archive.

Maurice  15   Restored and Rediscovered

Maurice
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
A sumptuous restoration of James Ivory's 1987 adaptation of E M Forster's gay love story about two Cambridge students in 1911.

The Apartment  PG   Restored and Rediscovered

The Apartment
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
Billy Wilder's Oscar®-winning comedy stars Jack Lemmon as a New York insurance drone who lets his superiors use his apartment for their illicit affairs.

Come The Revolution Presents: Madeline Anderson  18   Women on the Periphery

Come The Revolution Presents: Madeline Anderson
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
A shorts programme of the work of Madeline Anderson, the first African-American woman to executive-produce a nationally aired television series.

Pulp  12A   Bristol UNESCO City of Film

Pulp
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
A year after they'd created one of the defining British gangster pictures with Get Carter, Bristol-born director Mike Hodges and star Michael Caine reunite for this funny parody about private eyes...

Black Pyramid 25th Anniversary Reflections Bristol UNESCO City of Film

Black Pyramid 25 Years Anniversary
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
An illustrated panel discussion to mark the 25th anniversary of the first Black Pyramid film festival.

The Phantom Carriage  U   Bazin 100

The Phantom Carriage
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
Before the Seventh Seal there was the Phantom Carriage, a stone-cold classic of Swedish silent filmmaking that haunts the cinema of both Ingmar Bergman and the French new wave.

My Twentieth Century  15  S Women on the Periphery

My Twentieth Century
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
From Ildikó Enyedi (On Body and Soul), this magical film spins a tale of twin girls who are born in 1880 Budapest on the same moment Thomas Edison presents his electrical lightbulb to the world.

The Final Girls Present: The Mafu Cage  15   Women on the Periphery

The Final Girls Present: The Mafu Cage
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
The Final Girls present a deeply underrated horror that looks at the twisted dynamic that emerges between an astronomer and her psychotic sister.

Free Outdoor Screening: Flash Gordon  PG   Bristol UNESCO City of Film

Free Outdoor Screening: Flash Gordon
Please note: This event took place in July 2018
Event
In a first for Cinema Rediscovered, join us for a special free outdoor screening of the sci-fi cult classic Flash Gordon in Museum Square to celebrate Bristol's new status as UNESCO City of Film.

The Big Lebowski  18   Restored and Rediscovered

The Big Lebowski
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
Join us for a 20th anniversary late night screening of arguably one of the greatest cult comedies of all time: the Coen Brothers' deconstructed film noir following slacker hero 'the Dude'. Virtual bowling in the Café/Bar before the film - prizes to be won!

Cinema Walk Bristol UNESCO City of Film

Cary Grant Statue
Please note: This event took place in July 2018
Event
Looking back at Bristol’s own cinematic history, join Dr Peter Walsh on a tour around the centre reflecting on our city’s rich film making and film going past.

Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day  15  S Workers Unite!

Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
A rare chance to see the entirety of Fassbinder's five-part, nearly eight-hour long 1973 television series about a working class German family, now stunningly restored.

Le Crime de Monsieur Lange  PG  S Bazin 100

Le Crime de Monsieur Lange
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
Jean Renoir's delightful and savage satire, heavily influenced by the French political spirit of the 1930s, sees a group of exploited employees set up a glorious collective when their lecherous boss goes missing.

beDevil  18   Women on the Periphery

beDevil
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
BeDevil is the stunning debut feature from Tracey Moffatt and the first feature directed by an Australian Aboriginal woman. Presented by writer/curator Karen Alexander.

Bazin 100: Qu'est ce que le cinema? Vol.1 Bazin 100

Bazin 100: Qu'est ce que le cinema?
Please note: This event took place in July 2018
Talk
Join a panel to discuss André Bazin’s approach to cinema criticism and activism, what it tells us about contemporary film culture, and if he still has relevance today.

Something Must Break  18  S Women on the Periphery

Something Must Break
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
This striking modern romance tells the story of a transgender teen pushed to breaking point when love, life and labels collide.

You Were Never Really Here  15   Bazin 100

You Were Never Really Here
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
Lynne Ramsay's (We Need To Talk About Kevin, Ratcatcher) brilliantly executed minimalist noir stars Joaquin Phoenix as a gun-for-hire who specialises in saving victims from child sex rings.

A Moving Image  15   Reframing the Archives

A Moving Image
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
Fiction, documentary and performance art meet and mingle in this colourful portrait of gentrification in Brixton. Recently selected for preservation by the BFI, this film contributes to a growing wealth of British filmmaking.

Get Carter  18   Bristol UNESCO City of Film

Get Carter
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
One of the definitive British crime films of the 20th century - screening on 35mm and followed by a Q&A with its Bristol-born director Mike Hodges.

Just Another Girl on the I.R.T.  15   Women on the Periphery

Just Another Girl on the I.R.T.
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
Leslie Harris' 1993 debut - a smart, attitude-packed coming-of-age story set in New York - holds an important place in film history as the first film written and directed by an African American woman to gain British distribution.

Free Outdoor Screening: Black Panther  12A   Bristol UNESCO City of Film

Free Outdoor Screening: Black Panther
Please note: This event took place in July 2018
Event
In a first for Cinema Rediscovered, travel to Wakanda for a special free outdoor screening of blockbuster Marvel adventure Black Panther in Museum Square to celebrate Bristol's new status as UNESCO City of Film.

The Terminal Man  15   Bristol UNESCO City of Film

The Terminal Man
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
Computer scientist Harry Benson has experimental brain surgery to end his potentially dangerous seizures. But as the experiment backfires, his seizures return… with vengeance! Bristol-born Mike Hodges directs this incredibly rare psychological thrill ride.

Cinema Rediscovered Film Fair

Cinema Rediscovered Film Fair
Please note: This event took place in July 2018
Drop-in
The Cinema Rediscovered Film Fair returns for its third year by popular demand. Come and get your hands on some of the best DVDs/Blu-rays and film related merchandise the UK can offer!

Trip To Curzon: Comrades!  15   Workers Unite!

Trip To Curzon: Comrades!
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
Join us on a trip to Curzon Cinema and Arts in Clevedon, one of the oldest running cinemas in the UK, for a screening of Bill Douglas' epic story of the Tolpuddle Martyrs, six Dorset labourers deported to Australia in the 1830s for forming a trade union.

The Loves of Joanna Godden  PG   Slocombe at Ealing

The Loves of Joanna Godden
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
Googie Withers stars as a young woman who flouts convention by choosing to run the farm she inherited, and rejecting the man she is expected to marry...

Blue Black Permanent + Short  PG   Women on the Periphery

Blue Black Permanent + Short
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
Scottish poet, artist and filmmaker Margaret Tait's (1918 - 1999) first feature film Blue, Black, Permanent - about a woman attempting to tell the story of the death of her mother in the Orkney sea.

Projection Tour 2018

projection
Please note: This event took place in July 2018
Event
Join Aardman archivist Tom Vincent on a tour of Watershed’s projection booth and discover how the films screening at the festival make it to the screen during a festival like Cinema Rediscovered.

Women of the Periphery Shorts  18   Women on the Periphery

Women of the Periphery Shorts
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
Directed by women, each of these five short films playfully reflects upon notions of British sovereignty and identity.

Bazin 100: Qu'est ce que le cinema? Vol 2 Bazin 100

Bazin 100: Qu'est ce que le cinema? Vol 2
Please note: This event took place in July 2018
Event
Building on the cinema activism and criticism of André Bazin, join the 20th Century Flicks team for an illustrated journey through their extensive collection of films.

Aardman Earliest Films Restored Bristol UNESCO City of Film

Aardman Conversation Pieces
Please note: This event took place in July 2018
Event
A special event including the UK Premiere of new 4k restorations of Aardman's earliest films.

BV Studio Tour Bristol UNESCO City of Film

BV Studio Tour
Please note: This event took place in July 2018
Event
Interested in film/celluloid and the machines and techniques used to project, print and shoot it? Join us for a tour of G.Hogg's (the founder of the Cube) Bedminster Studio, where he works with analogue film.

Saraband for Dead Lovers  U   Slocombe at Ealing

Saraband for Dead Lovers
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
Ealing (and cinematographer Douglas Slocombe's) very first Technicolor feature film is a lavish costume drama set in the 1700s.

Bhaji on the Beach  15   Women on the Periphery

Bhaji on the Beach
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
Gurinder Chadha's debut empowering classic comedy tells the story of a mini-bus full of women from the Asian Women's Centre on a trip to Blackpool.

The Eyes of Orson Welles  12A   Bazin 100

The Eyes of Orson Wells
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
Mark Cousins dives deep into the visual world of Orson Welles to reveal a portrait of the artist as he’s never been seen before - through his own eyes, sketched with his own hand, painted with his own brush.

Cleo from 5 to 7  PG   Women on the Periphery

Cleo from 5 to 7
Please note: This was screened in July 2018
Film
A special preview of the much anticipated re-release of Agnes Varda’s iconic real-time portrait of a singer set adrift in the city as she awaits test results of a biopsy.

Park Circus Presents: 20th Century Flicks Film Quiz

20th century flicks
Please note: This event took place in July 2018
Event
Wind down and rediscover the movie trivia hidden in the recesses of your brain with this very special edition of the infamous 20th Century Flicks Film Quiz in the Café/Bar.

Explore Cinema Rediscovered 2018

 Personhood (un)Differed : Madeline Anderson and the Edit Underground 

I Am Somebody
Posted on Thu 26 July 2018 by Liz Chege
Newly restored, Madeline Anderson’s essential historical records of activism and vital body of cinematic work convey a radical commitment to hope, Come the Revolution curator Liz Chege writes.

 Women on the Periphery: taking centre stage 

Saute ma Ville
Posted on Wed 25 July 2018 by Tara Judah
On Cinema Rediscovered's focus on Women on the Periphery, Agnés Varda, Laura Mulvey, Spike Lee and more, Watershed Cinema Producer Tara Judah reflects on a history of critical conversations and curatorial choices that have left so many great filmmakers just outside of the spotlight.

 The Eyes of Orson Welles: opening the archive 

Orson Welles
Posted on Wed 25 July 2018 by Dr Peter Walsh
With unfettered access to Orson Welles' private drawings and paintings, held dear in the private archive of his youngest daughter, filmmaker Mark Cousins invites us into his Wellesian world, through the eyes of the great man himself, Dr Peter Walsh writes.

 Slocombe at Ealing: the early years 

Saraband for Dead Lovers
Posted on Tue 24 July 2018 by James Harrison
For this third year of Cinema Rediscovered we celebrate two rarities in Douglas Slocombe’s filmography, from his early years at Ealing Studios. The films are worlds apart when it comes to style, and yet, were filmed within the course of a few months, co-director and co-curator of South West Silents, James Harrison, writes.

 Something Must Break: love beyond labels 

Something Must Break
Posted on Tue 24 July 2018 by Thea Berry
Defying gender norms and refusing labels, Something Must Break is an intimate and energetic picture of people looking for who they can be and are allowed to be, Watershed's MA Curation student Thea Berry writes.

 Black Pyramid 25th Anniversary: which way forward? 

Black Pyramid Film Festival
Posted on Mon 23 July 2018 by Ian Sergeant
Twenty-five years on, Ian Sergeant, a founding member of Black Pyramid Film and Video Project, reflects on the history and legacy of black British cinema in the UK and the role Black Pyramid Film Festival played.

 Behind Closed Doors: inside The Apartment 

The Apartment
Posted on Mon 23 July 2018 by Tara Judah
In the wake of allegations against some of Hollywood's most powerful figures, Billy Wilder's The Apartment feels more timely than ever. Ripe for rediscovery, it reveals a savage critique of patriarchal capitalism, Cinema Producer Tara Judah writes.

 A Melodramatic Turn: Rainer Werner Fassbinder's Eight Hours Don't Make a Day 

Eight Hours Don't Make a Day
Posted on Wed 18 July 2018 by Andy Willis
The ongoing work of the Fassbinder Foundation has ensured that the memory and legacy of one of West Germany’s greatest filmmakers has been preserved, including his turn to melodrama and television, Professor Andy Willis writes.

 A Moving Image: Art and gentrification in flux 

A Moving Image
Posted on Wed 18 July 2018 by Thea Berry
A Moving Image is the commendably ambitious and partly crowd-funded feature debut by writer-director Shola Amoo. Hailed by The Observer’s Wendy Ide as “a distinctive and bold new voice in British cinema”, the docu-drama addresses the thorny subject of South London's gentrification, Watershed's MA Curation student Thea Berry writes.

 Bazin 100: Celebrating a cinephile activist 

Le Crime de Monsieur Lange
Posted on Wed 18 July 2018 by Mark Cosgrove
Ahead of our Bazin 100 celebration screenings and discussions at Cinema Rediscovered, Cinema Curator Mark Cosgrove reflects on the passion and curiosity of prototype cinephile activist, André Bazin.

 The Look of Mike Hodges 

Flash Gordon
Posted on Wed 18 July 2018 by James Harrison
Revisiting the films of Bristol-born Mike Hodges, South West Silents' co-founder and co-curator James Harrison reflects on the colour and design that set a look and defined a decade of filmmaking in the director's screen career.

An Introduction to Mike Hodges at Cinema Rediscovered

An Introduction to Mike Hodges at Cinema Rediscovered
BBC Archive Researcher James Harrison speaks about Bristol-born Mike Hodges’ iconic Get Carter and Pulp - screening in celebration of Bristol's new status as UNESCO City of Film.

July 2018 Cinema Podcast

July 2018 Cinema Podcast
This month's cinema podcast focusses on four highlights covering First Reformed, Apostasy, Ex Libris: The New York Public Library and Pin Cushion plus a quick round up some of the other picks of the month in a packed July programme

 André Bazin: Reflections from the video shop 

20th Century Flicks Video Shop
Posted on Sun 17 June 2018
We asked David Taylor and Daisy Steinhardt from 20th Century Flicks video shop to share short reflections on the words of cinephile and activist André Bazin, ahead of their illustrated talk during Cinema Rediscovered.

 The film Hollywood dared not make: Just Another Girl on the I.R.T. 

Just Another Girl on the I.R.T.
Posted on Tue 5 June 2018
Vying with Julie Dash’s recently re-discovered and rightly celebrated Daughters of the Dust (1991) as the first film directed by an African American female to be commercially released, Just Another Girl on the I.R.T stands as a pivotal point in African American cinema.

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