Filmic 2019


Sun 3 March - Sun 28 April

Join us throughout March and April as we celebrate the creative connections between film and music with screenings, concerts and special events at Watershed, St George’s Bristol and Colston Hall.

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Filmic19 programme

Phantom Thread  15   The Scores of Jonny Greenwood and Thom Yorke

Phantom Thread
Sun 31 March 12:00
Jonny Greenwood’s insinuating and impressive soundtrack brought a much deserved Oscar® nomination for Best Original Score for Paul Thomas Anderson’s perverse psychological fable of unchecked ego and unhinged desire, featuring an impeccable performance from Daniel Day-Lewis.

Family Plot  PG   John Williams Scores

Family Plot
Sun 7 April 12:00
John Williams’ landmark score for this diabolically funny suspense-comedy holds an important place in film score history, arriving just after he’d completed his iconic score for Jaws, it’s also the soundtrack to the last film ever made by the great Alfred Hitchcock.

Remixing the Minimalists – AV Show by DJ Cheeba Sound and Vision: VJ/DJ live performances

Remixing the Minimalists – AV Show by DJ Cheeba
Thu 11 April 22:00
Live show
Following Academy-nominated composer Haushcka’s special filmic performance on Thu 11 April, join DJ Cheeba for a free after-show in St George’s Bristol's sublime new Glass studio and Bar for a live audio visual installation on the theme of minimalism.

Tones, Drones and Arpeggios  12A  

Tones, Drones and Arpeggios
Sat 13 April 14:00
The key attributes of minimalism, its reliance on repetition, its mesmerising transcendent qualities and innovative use of technology are explored in this two part BBC documentary, as musician Charles Hazlewood seeks out four great American minimalist composers who rebooted classical music in the 20th century.

The Long Goodbye  18   John Williams Scores

The Long Goodbye
Sun 14 April 12:00
One of the finest films from the 1970s, Robert Altman's masterly take on Raymond Chandler's iconic final novel features Elliot Gould in laid-back form as private eye Philip Marlowe and an unusual request from its director to composer John Williams for its jazz laden score.

Kraftwerk: Klassics, Kovers & Kurios AV Show by DJ Food Sound and Vision: VJ/DJ live performances

Kraftwerk: Classics, Kovers & Kurios by DJ Food
Sat 20 April 20:00
Live show
The latest show by DJ Food (Ninja Tune) mashes together the sounds and visual history of iconic electronic outfit Kraftwerk for a thrilling Filmic performance at The Cube Microplex, in this full on audio visual extravaganza.

How to Steal a Million  U   John Williams Scores

How to Steal a Million
Sun 21 April 12:00
Audrey Hepburn and Peter O’Toole star in William Wyler’s alternately adventurous and romantic comedy heist caper - a tone that's perfectly captured by John Williams' catchy and rapid-fire score.

The Killers  18   John Williams Scores

The Killers
Sun 28 April 12:00
Two professional hit men try to find out who hired them and why in Don Seigel’s star-studded, sun-drenched 60s crime thriller, that’s enriched by a John Williams score full of gritty, moody jazz and moments of dark and aggressive orchestral mayhem.

Previous Screenings & Events in this programme

We Need to Talk About Kevin  15   The Scores of Jonny Greenwood and Thom Yorke

We Need to Talk About Kevin
Please note: This was screened in March 2019
Jonny Greenwood mixed blues and pop numbers with his muted score for Lynne Ramsay’s exquisite adaptation of Lionel Shriver's bestselling novel about a mother left shattered in the wake of her teenage son’s tragic act of rebellion.

OK Composer – Radiohead Inspired AV Show by DJ Cheeba Sound and Vision: VJ/DJ live performances

OK Composer – Radiohead AV Show by DJ Cheeba
Please note: This event took place in March 2019
Live show
Inspired by Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood and Thom Yorke’s celebrated excursion into the field of film scoring, join us in Watershed’s Café & Bar for a free, one-time only, show by one of Bristol’s pioneering AV performers DJ Cheeba, as he digs through Radiohead’s extended musical back catalogue accompanied by breathtaking synchronised visuals.

Inherent Vice  15   The Scores of Jonny Greenwood and Thom Yorke

Inherent Vice
Please note: This was screened in March 2019
Following their collaborations on There Will Be Blood and The Master, Jonny Greenwood penned a lighter-hearted, more free-wheeling soundtrack for Paul Thomas Anderson’s wild adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s cult novel - a groovy, funny mystery set in 1970 drug-fuelled Los Angeles, during the dying days of free love.

The Wife + introduction with composer Jocelyn Pook  15  

The Wife + introduction with composer Jocylyn Pook
Please note: This was screened in March 2019
Glenn Close gives a truly masterful performance as a woman who has spent forty years sacrificing her own talent, dreams and ambitions to support those of her husband - until long-kept secrets are threatened to be exposed...

You Were Never Really Here  15   The Scores of Jonny Greenwood and Thom Yorke

You Were Never Really Here
Please note: This was screened in March 2019
Diverse and dissonant, Jonny Greenwood’s beat heavy score evokes an eerie, bruised mood in this brilliantly executed minimalist noir starring Joaquin Phoenix as a gun-for-hire who specialises in saving victims from child sex rings, from director Lynne Ramsay.

Suspiria  18  PS The Scores of Jonny Greenwood and Thom Yorke

Today at 12:00
Thom Yorke delivers a brilliantly eerie, nape-prickling soundtrack for Luca Guadagnino's (Call Me By Your Name) 'cover version’ of Dario Argento's 1977 horror classic in this delicious, dark - and feminist - reimagining.

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 Filmic 19 Preview 

phil johnson
Posted on Tue 12 Feb 2019
Filmic, Bristol's annual film-meets-music series, returns in March and April for it's eighth edition with concerts, films, talks and events celebrating the creative connections across film and music. Filmic co-founder and producer Phil Johnson looks back at the history of the series, and introduces some highlights from the current programme.