Angela Carter Sunday Brunches

Angela Carter Sunday Brunches


Please note: this season finished in Dec 2016

As part of Festival of Ideas Bristol800 programme we present a season of sophisticated fairytales, twisted imagery and gothic mysticism to mark the 25 anniversary of the death of Angela Carter, one of the most distinctive literary voices of the last 100 years.

Previous screenings in this season

Pan's Labyrinth  15  S Angela Carter Brunches

Pan's Labyrinth
Sun 18 Dec 2016 12:00
Guillermo del Toro’s vivid fantasy as seen through the eyes of a young girl and set in contrast to the bloody endgame of the Spanish Civil War is a modern masterpiece of gothic horror and one of cinema’s greatest fairytales.

Tale of Tales  15   Angela Carter Brunches

Tale of Tales
Sun 11 Dec 2016 12:00
Drawing on the rich and lurid vein of Neapolitan fairy tales, Matteo Garrone’s lavish, eye-popping fantasy thrusts its stellar cast into a wildly baroque world of kings, queens, hags and monsters.

La Belle et La Bête  PG  S Angela Carter Brunches

La Belle et La Bete
Sun 4 Dec 2016 12:00
Jean Cocteau’s sublime adaptation of Mme. Leprince de Beaumont’s fairytale masterpiece—in which the pure love of a beautiful girl melts the heart of a feral but gentle beast— is a much loved landmark of cinematic fantasy.