Art Cinema March Listings

*****Art Cinema @ The Sayle – February Listings******

 

Friday,25th March – Transylvania

Director: Tony Gatlif

Writer: Tony Gatlif

Composer: Delphine Mantoulet

Transylvania is a French drama that was released at the 2007 Cannes film festival. It is a not-so-traditional love story / road trip which explores the gypsy way of life and has much emphasis on the music. This wonderful story shows the ups and downs of the harsh way of life and the solidarity of these enchanting groups of traditional gypsy folk.

Please feel free to bring a bottle and some popcorn; or leave 50p for a coffee/tea.

 

Friday, 18th March – Simon Buttimore Films (compilation)

Video Animation: Simon Buttimore

This week we will be showing some of the late artist Simon Buttimore’s film works including  previously unseen film. This has been compiled by Ali Robertson from works which he found on Simon’s computer. Later in the year there will be an exhibition of a variety of Simon’s works; not just film.

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As many people will know, our late friend Simon Buttimore was instrumental in setting up and running the ‘Art Cinema’ at the Sayle Gallery, on Friday evenings.
Simon’s great knowledge of, and passion for film has meant that since it began we have been able to offer a wide range of Art-house, Documentary and International film, for all to enjoy.

 

 

Friday, 11th March – Mies vailla menneisyyttä (The Man Without a Past)

Director: Aki Kaurismäki

Writer: Aki Kaurismäki

This wonderful Finnish film was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 2002 and won the Grand Prix at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival. It’s the story of a man who completely forgot who he was after a head injury. Without official papers it became difficult for him to live a normal life and impossible to return to his old life.

Please feel free to bring a bottle and some popcorn; or leave 50p for a coffee/tea.

 

Friday, 4th March – Samsara (2001)

Director: Pan Nalin

Writer: Pan Nalin

This week Nadia will be showing a different Samsara (2001). This film shows the story of a Buddhist monk’s Journey. The film is an independent Indian/Italian/French/German film and explores concepts of enlightenment and sexual taboo/discovery.

Film is tested and ready to go 🙂 Please feel free to bring a bottle and some popcorn; or leave 50p for a coffee/tea.

 

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