Brand Spanking New: Greenhorn Short Film Festival

The third Greenhorn Short Film Festival took place from 6th – 7th of October at the New Diorama Theatre, situated just off Regent’s Park in a sparkling marble block plaza. Started by Flora Bradwell and Alix Taylor back in 2011, Greenhorn is dedicated to shedding light on the work of new creative talents. As filmmakers themselves, Bradwell and Taylor understand…

LUC Festival 2013

Eyes and Ears to the Floor: Leamington Underground Cinema Festival – Day Seven

Overview – Day One – Day Two – Day Three – Day Four – Day Five – Day Six – Day Seven Last night saw the final installment of Leamington Underground Cinema’s 2013 festival, with the event breaking away from its pop-up roots by taking place in the Royal Spa Centre’s cinema. The auditorium was full, with some people rounding off a full week of LUC attendance, and others…

LUC Festival 2013

Eyes and Ears to the Floor: Leamington Underground Cinema Festival – Day Six

Overview – Day One – Day Two – Day Three – Day Four – Day Five – Day Six – Day Seven Tonight, Leamington Underground Cinema continued its 2013 festival at the Arts Trail Studios for all things animated. The evening drew a large crowd once again, eager to watch Don Hertzfeldt’s It’s Such a Beautiful Day, a feature length incarnation of his trademark stick-man style of story telling.…

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Eyes and Ears to the Floor: Leamington Underground Cinema Festival – Day Five

Overview – Day One – Day Two – Day Three – Day Four – Day Five – Day Six – Day Seven Day five of Leamington Underground Cinema’s 2013 festival saw a return to the arts and music venue, LAMP, the place where it all began. As with the first night of the festival, this space was close to capacity, meaning that the air was alive with the…

LUC Festival 2013

Eyes and Ears to the Floor: Leamington Underground Cinema Festival – Day Four

Overview – Day One – Day Two – Day Three – Day Four – Day Five – Day Six – Day Seven Day four of Leamington Underground Cinema’s 2013 Festival went highbrow, taking place at the very cultured Arts Trail Studios, a not-for-profit, volunteer powered organisation, set up to facilitate and promote the work of artists from deprived backgrounds, or with disabilities. Before LUC’s films got underway, I had…

LUC Festival 2013

Eyes and Ears to the Floor: Leamington Underground Cinema Festival – Day Three

Overview – Day One – Day Two – Day Three – Day Four – Day Five – Day Six – Day Seven In a dark, dark town there was a dark, dark bar. And in that dark, dark bar there were some dark, dark shorts… Day Three of Leamington Underground Cinema’s 2013 Festival was not for the faint hearted: In honour of the evening’s feature, Jerkbeast, a bizarre film about…

LUC Festival 2013

Eyes and Ears to the Floor: Leamington Underground Cinema Festival – Day Two

Overview – Day One – Day Two – Day Three – Day Four – Day Five – Day Six – Day Seven The second day of LUC’s 2013 Festival took place in Altoria, with the evening’s films projected onto a screen surrounded by a gold leaf frame – a rather fitting feature for the many masterpieces the evening had to offer. Again, the venue was packed – many punters…