Sunday, 10 June 2018

The Cinema Museum - No Man of Her Own, Vito Project, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning & Aperture Asia & Pacific Film Festival

No Man of Her Own June 24th, Vito Project June 27th,
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning June 28th,
and Aperture Asia & Pacific Film Festival June 30th
Kennington Talkies presents No Man of Her Own (1932), Sunday 24th June @ 2:30pm
No Man of Her Own stars Clark Gable and Carole Lombard as a married couple in their only film together, several years before their own legendary marriage in real life. Released just three years after the stock market crash of 1929, the plot focuses on the character “Babe” Stewart (played by Gable), a card sharp and gambling cheat, and “Connie Randall” (Lombard), a street-wise librarian with whom he develops a relationship. Tickets £6.
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The Vito Project presents
A Deal with the Universe (2018), Wednesday 27th June @ 7:00pm
The VITO Project is delighted to screen A Deal with the Universe (2018), fresh from the BFI Flare Film Festival.

Autobiographical and made entirely from personal archive and home video diaries, this documentary film follows Transgender filmmaker Jason Barker’s incredible story of how he came to give birth to his child, charting over 15 years of his and his partner’s life.
This is a free event but we need your donations on the night to ensure the continuation of the VITO project.
Kennington Classics presents Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960), Thursday 28th June @ 7:30pm
Saturday Night and Sunday Morning is a 1960 British drama film directed by Karel Reisz and produced by Tony Richardson. It’s an adaptation of the 1958 novel of the same name by Alan Sillitoe, who also wrote the screenplay adaptation. The film is about a young machinist who spends his weekends drinking and partying, all the while having an affair with a married woman. Tickets £6.
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Aperture Asia & Pacific Film Festival, Saturday June 30th @ 2:00pm

A day of films at the Cinema Museum as part of the new UK-wide Aperture: Asia & Pacific Film Festival. All three films are UK premieres.

2pm Aqerat (We, the Dead) (Edmund Yeo, Malaysia 2017) - Edmund Yeo's feature film focusing on the migration of persecuted Rohingya to Malaysia won him the Best Director prize at the Tokyo Film Festival 2017.

4.30pm A Letter to the President (Roya Sadhat, Afghanistan, 2017) - the first feature film to be directed by a woman in Afghanistan since the fall of the Taliban and provides a powerful and fascinating depiction of life in a society that remains largely unknown to the outside world..

7pm Fake (Tatsuya Mori, Japan, 2016) - esteemed documentary-maker Tatsuya Mori gets behind the media mirage surrounding the publically-disgraced deaf composer Mamoru Samuragochi, the subject of a massive scandal in 2014 when a former associate claimed that the “Beethoven of Japan” was neither the writer of his compositions nor indeed actually deaf.
Tickets: £8.50/£6.50 concessions (retired, students and the unemployed, with proof to be presented upon entry) for each film; 2 film pass: £15 (£10 concs); 3 film pass: £20 (£15 concs). 
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