Archive for the '2011-12 Listings' Category
THE GREAT WHITE SILENCE
Ponting’s 1924 documentary about Scott’s expedition to the South Pole using the footage he shot of the scientific work, Antarctic wildlife, life in camp, expedition equipment, and team members. Restored by the BFI National Archive, including tinting and toning to the original instructions. A silent film with a new soundtrack by Simon Fisher Turner. (Cert U)
Dir: H G Ponting 104 mins UK 1924
(MINE VAGANTI) – May 3rd
Pasta making family firm whose sons have other ambitions. A family comedy and ‘coming out’ comedy.
Dir: Fernan Özpetek (Cert 12 A) 113 mins Italy 2010
This screening is additional to the main programme.
Dir: Paul & Sandra Fierlinger 78 mins USA 2009
Dir: Juan José Campanella 104 mins Argentina 2009
Dir: Yasujirô Ozu 87 mins Japan 1932
Andrew Youdell returns to accompany on piano our annual silent film.
The screening will begin at 7.30 p.m. and take place at St Nicolas Church, Market Place, Abingdon.
Dir: Martin Scorsese 109 mins USA 1976
Dir: Corneliu Porumboiu 110 mins Romania 2009
Dir: Mike Leigh 125 mins UK 2010
Dir: Yasujirô Ozu 90 mins Japan 1959
We welcome back Japanese cinema specialist Alex Jacoby to introduce this film.