Thursday, 16 June 2016

Widescreen Weekend at Pictureville Cinema, National Media Museum 13-16 October

The latest newsletter from the National Media Museum features the upcoming Widescreen Weekend at Pictureville Cinema:





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Widescreen Weekend 2016
13-16 October, Pictureville Cinema, National Media Museum
Passes are now on sale for this year’s festival of big, bold and wide cinema experiences. Glorious 70mm screenings, Cinerama restorations and great guests will remind you why going to the cinema is so magical.

The full festival programme will be announced in August but here’s a heads up on a few events to whet your Widescreen appetite.

Aliens in 70mm
Dir. James Cameron UK/ USA 1986 137mins (15) 70mm

The Golden Head + Jess Conrad
Dirs. Richard Thorpe, James Hill USA/Hungary 1964 102mins (U)

Digital Cinerama Russian Adventure 50th Anniversary Screening
Dirs. Boris Dolin, Vasily Kafanian, Roman Karmen, Solomon Kogan USA/USSR 1966 122mins plus intermission (U)
Digital Voice: Bing Crosby

The Return of the Seven

Dir. Burt Kennedy USA/Spain 1966 (PG) 95min 35mm




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Jane Eyre (1943) plus Q&A
Sat 9 Jul, 7.30pm
When did Heathcliff become sexy instead of just scary? Who is the greatest Mr Rochester of them all? To introduce a screening of the 1943 film version of Jane Eyre Front Row’s Samira Ahmed leads a panel discussion exploring the many facets of the Bronte phenomena from screen adaptations and fan fiction to literary inspiration and tourist. Samira is joined by author Mick Jackson whose latest novel Yuki Chan in Bronte Country follows a young Japanese woman retracing her mother’s footsteps around Haworth; Dr Amber Regis,Lecturer in 19th-Century Literature at the University of Sheffield; and Lauren Livesey of the Brontë Society & Brontë Parsonage Museum.






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