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Programme

Programme

Teaching Divided Histories
Masonic Hall
9:30am
Free
Presented by the Nerve Centre and the British Council, the ‘Teaching Divided Histories’ international conference will examine the role of culture, creativity and curriculum as tools to help schools in conflicted societies address the past.

Wednesday 20th November

Mike Grigbsy
The Hive, Rath Mor Centre
2:00pm
£2.75 (incl. booking fee)
Part of a trilogy of films produced by English documentary film director Michael Grigsby - The Silent War and Rehearsals.
Brunswick Moviebowl
8:00pm
£6.00
Big Bad Wolves is about a loose canon cop and the father of a murdered child who decide to take the law into their own hands. Separately. And then as a team.
Nerve Centre
8:00pm
£2.75 (incl. booking fee)
On the opening night of the 26th Foyle Film Festival, there will be an opportunity to see extracts from a film last shown in Derry almost a century ago. The Photo-Drama of Creation will include a special introduction by Professor Ian Christie.

Thursday 21st November

Brunswick Moviebowl
9:30pm
£4.50
A brand new restoration that brings director Robin Hardy's original, previously lost, version of the cult classic back to the big screen.
Brunswick Moviebowl
5:00pm
£4.50
Based on a graphic novel by the director’s wife, this is a buoyant account of three awkward-age girls who form an impromptu punk band as an escape from exasperating parents, high school bitches and solitude.
Nerve Centre
6:00pm
£3.00
McLaughlins 100, written and directed by Dave Duggan, is the film of a site-specific theatre event, created for McLaughlins Hardware shop, William Street, Derry, to celebrate 100 years of the family business.
Light In Motion
Nerve Centre
7:00pm
£3.30 (incl. booking fee)
The film explores the joys of finding love in the coldest place on Earth, the tragedy and loss left behind at home and the wonders of a landscape few people will ever get to see.
Brunswick Moviebowl
7:00pm
£6.00
In the same way that Al Gore’s INCONVENIENT TRUTH focused the world’s attention on global warming, TRASHED highlights the huge negative impact that the trash and waste we produce has on the environment. However, as well as highlighting the problems, this insightful documentary also provides imaginative solutions.
Mike Grigbsy
The Hive, Rath Mor Centre
8:00pm
£2.75 (incl. booking fee)
Part of a trilogy of films produced by English documentary film director Michael Grigsby.
The Best Years
Nerve Centre
9:00pm
£4.40 (Incl. booking fee)
Peace is declared in Northern Ireland after thirty years of troubles, the criminal empires that have existed during that time can no longer operate and are being shut down.

Friday 22nd November

Nerve Centre
11:00am
Free
Portmanteau is a UK music agency that represents a range of record labels, publishers and artists in order to place their music in audio-visual productions from around the world - online, on television and in film. They’ll take the audience on a comprehensive journey through all aspects of music placement.
Nerve Centre
1:45pm
Free
Ian is one of the film industry’s leading music supervisors, having lent his expertise to films such as Snatch, Kick Ass, Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa, Control, Nowhere Boy, Sex & Drugs & Rock’n’Roll and 127 Hours.
Nerve Centre
3:30pm
Free
Join director Adam Smith for an hour-long workshop on the collision between music and image, followed by a screening of Don’t Think.
Brunswick Moviebowl
5:00pm
£4.50
Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction is a mesmerising, impressionistic portrait of the iconic actor comprised of intimate moments, film clips from some of his 250 films and his own heart-breaking renditions of American folk songs.
The Officers Wife
Nerve Centre
6:00pm
£3.30 (Incl. booking fee)
Academy®-award winner Jan A.P. Kaczmarek partnered with filmmaker Piotr Uzarowicz to create a moving story about a family caught in the crossfire of the Soviets and Nazis and the lifelong repercussions that followed.
The Hive, Rath Mor Centre
7:00pm
Free
Picturing Derry is a 1984 documentary looking at photographic images of Derry from photojournalists, newspaper photographers and community groups, which discusses how images can be used and interpreted in a number of different ways, and how this, in turn, affects viewers’ impressions of reality.
Tomi
Nerve Centre
7:00pm
£4.40 (Incl. booking fee)
Director Gerry Gregg will join Holocaust survivor, Tomi Reichental and the subject of Close to Evil, to introduce this special screening. Both men will also take part in a post-screening discussion.
Brunswick Moviebowl
7:00pm
£6.00
The first of two collaborations between screenwriter Sam Shepard and director Wim Wenders, Paris, Texas evokes the mythical images of the American West so familiar to us from the films of John Ford.
The Venue
8:00pm
£16.50 (Incl. booking fee)
To see and hear Psycho live with the original score is a once-in-a-lifetime experience to die for.
Light In Motion
Nerve Centre
8:00pm
£3.30 (incl. booking fee)
Karaoke Girl follows a young sex worker in Bangkok through portraits of her daily life, introducing us to the nuances of a vocation borne out of a simple necessity: supporting a family in rural Thailand.
Sandinos
10:00pm
Free Admission
Zidane: A 21st Century Portrait is a 2006 French documentary film focusing on the playing style of the French football player Zinedine Zidane.

Saturday 23rd November

Light In Motion
Nerve Centre
10:00am
£3.30 (incl. booking fee)
Two weeks left until Christmas, the last thing new boy in town Ben expects is Santa Niklas Goodfellow to crash land in front of him in the middle of a storm! From the extraordinary to the bizarre, Ben and his school friend Charlotte are now faced with a festive adventure with chases, invisible reindeers, fake Santas and vicious nutcrackers, and all because Santa feel to Earth!
Light In Motion
Nerve Centre
12:00pm
£3.30 (incl. booking fee)
Despite repeated warnings about humans from their father (the Abominable Snowman) two Abominable Snow kids find themselves in a sleepy Colorado mountain town after being chased out of their hideaway by a scientist determined to capture them. A seven-year-old girl takes them in, over the objections of her father and brother, and the family quickly grows to question the wisdom of housing these wild beasts.
Brunswick Moviebowl
12:00pm
£4.50
The most passionate and tragic tale of Romeo and his Juliet is captured for a new generation by an all-star line up, breathing new life into the names of the most famous lovers of all time.
Nerve Centre
1:00pm
£4.00 (incl. booking fee)
What Richard Did follows Richard Karlsen, golden-boy athlete and undisputed alpha-male of his priviledged set of South Dublin teenagers, through the summer between the end of school and the beginning of university. The world is bright and everything seems possible, until one summer night Richard does something that destroys it all and shatters the lives of the people closest to him.
The Hive, Rath Mor Centre
2:00pm
Free
Cinema City will celebrate the creativity of local filmmakers with the premiere of a number of new films, commissioned by Culture Company, exploring new perspectives on city life in 2013.
Brunswick Moviebowl
2:00pm
£4.50
The film follows two feisty sisters from Scotland, one a left-wing activist and the other a fashionista, as they take their late father’s ashes to Cuba - the site of many intriguing family legends.
Nerve Centre
4:00pm
As part of the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s strategy to reduce violent crime they have produced a short DVD in partnership with the Northern Ireland Policing Board and the Youth Justice Agency entitled ONE PUNCH CAN KILL.The ONE PUNCH CAN KILL DVD will also be used as part of an educational package that will be rolled out in all policing districts across Northern Ireland in the coming months.
Brunswick Moviebowl
4:00pm
£4.50
Under the spiritual influence of the "Singing River," as Native Americans called it, the music of Muscle Shoals has helped create some of the most important and resonant songs of all time.
We'll Fight and No Surrender
5:00pm
£4.50 (incl. booking fee)
Desmond Bell’s film, first screened on Channel 4 TV, represents the first and most sustained attempt to explore the formative role of the siege narrative in the identity of the loyalists of Derry. Some of the film was shot in the Memorial Hall.
Nerve Centre
7:00pm
Free
Diffusion is a film of Stravaganza Arts Lab 2013, which engaged participants with and without disabilities in a wonderful week of experimental Music, Movement, Multimedia & Performance.
Brunswick Moviebowl
7:00pm
£4.50
The Broken Circle Breakdown is based on the play by Johan Heldenbergh and Mieke Dobbels, and is billed as a love story set against the backdrop of romance within a bluegrass band.
St. Columb's Hall
7:30pm
£8
Two of the most significant figures in contemporary film culture discuss their creative collaboration on the London 2012 Olympics opening ceremony and the 2004 film Millions and revisit some of their most acclaimed.
Masonic Hall
Masonic Hall
8:00pm
£4.50 (incl. booking fee)
Desmond Bell’s film was commissioned by Channel 4 TV and tells the story of a group of Foyle College pupils who explore the complex history of Frederick Hervey, the eighteenth century Earl Bishop of Derry.
Brunswick Moviebowl
9:00pm
£6.00
Deep into a solo voyage in the Indian Ocean, an unnamed man (Robert Redford) wakes to find his 39-foot yacht taking on water after a collision with a shipping container left floating on the high seas. With his navigation equipment and radio disabled, the man sails unknowingly into the path of a violent storm.
Brunswick Moviebowl
11:00pm
£6.00
1996 cult-hit which takes a trip through the darkest recesses of Edinburgh low-life, focused on Mark Renton's (Ewan McGregor) attempt to give up his heroin habit and his relationship with family and friends.

Sunday 24th November

Light In Motion
Nerve Centre
10:00am
£3.30 (incl. booking fee)
Fifteen-year-old Eddie's mother falls very ill after a serious car accident. Eddie and his brother Stewart end up having to take care of themselves and one night when they have ran out of food and electricity, Eddie dreams that his mother asks him to find an angel's halo so that she can be saved. Will Eddie be able to save his mother in time for Christmas?
Light In Motion
Nerve Centre
12:00pm
£3.30 (incl. booking fee)
This Christmas, find out what happens when one little dog gets left home alone! When a family visits Grandma’s house on Christmas Eve, they forget all about their beloved pet. And when burglars break in and try to steal the Christmas presents from under the tree, the little dog must use every trick it knows to stop them. The perfect film to enjoy this festive season.
Light In Motion
Nerve Centre
12:00pm
£3.30 (incl. booking fee)
Light In Motion
Nerve Centre
1:15pm
£3.30 (incl. booking fee)
A selection of short features nominated in the Best Animated Short Film category of the Light in Motion awards.
Brunswick Moviebowl
2:00pm
£4.50
When a prophecy traps a kingdom in eternal winter, Anna, a fearless optimist, teams up with extreme mountain man Kristoff and his sidekick reindeer Sven on an epic journey to find Anna’s sister Elsa, the Snow Queen, and put an end to her icy spell.
Light In Motion
Nerve Centre
2:30pm
£3.30 (incl. booking fee)
To neighbours, Sam Malkandi was the model immigrant and perfect family man. He worked hard to buy a house, secure a better future for his children and assimilate to American life. But a footnote in 'The 9/11 Commission Report,' changed everything. To investigators, Malkandi was a cold-blooded terrorist that represented a potential link between Iraq and the 9/11 attacks.
Brunswick Moviebowl
3:30pm
£4.50
The life story of one of the most influential and controversial film directors in the history of Hollywood, John Milius.
The Hive, Rath Mor Centre
4:00pm
£2.75 (incl. booking fee)
Desmond Bell’s award winning film tells the story of migrant worker Mici Mac Giobhan who like generations of Donegal migrants passed through Derry on a journey, which in Mici’s case, was eventually take him to the gold fields of the Klondike.
Light In Motion
Nerve Centre
4:00pm
£3.30 (incl. booking fee)
Bread and Iron documents the sufferings of Syrian workers through a series of conversations with young and old labourers, sharing their estrangement, hardships and dreams for the future.
Nerve Centre
5:00pm
£4.00
Human Rights Activist Peter Tatchell returns to the city to take part in this special discussion on the impact of the Russian Government’s recent anti-gay laws on the LGBT Community in Russia.
Brunswick Moviebowl
6:00pm
£6.00
London - The Modern Babylon is legendary director Julien Temple’s epic time-travelling voyage to the heart of his hometown. From musicians, writers and artists to dangerous thinkers, political radicals and above all ordinary people, this is the story of London’s immigrants and bohemians and how together they changed the city forever.
Light In Motion
Nerve Centre
6:00pm
£3.30 (incl. booking fee)
Sashka, Nastya and Lekha live in an Orphanage in Russia and are destined to spend all of their childhood there. The orphanage is more like a juvenile prison, although the adults who work there are convinced that they are making the children happy.
Nerve Centre
7:00pm
£3.30 (Incl. booking fee)
An observational documentary of one of the City of Culture highlights. Join tour guide Margaret Cousins, on the historic Walls of Derry as she meets women from Derry's history - Eleanor Marx, Amelia Earhart, Shirt factory workers, Mrs Pankhurst, Civil Rights activist, Loyalist protestor.
Brunswick Moviebowl
9:00pm
£6.00
Saving Mr Banks tells the previously untold story about Walt Disney’s (Tom Hanks) tireless attempts to keep a promise to his daughters by bringing their beloved Mary Poppins book to the big screen.
Brunswick Moviebowl
10:00am
Free
Claudia Heindel will present her award-winning short film Lucky Seven on Tuesday 26 November at the Moving Image Arts Showcase. The young German director shot the film in Creggan in 2011 with three teenagers at the local boxing club in the lead roles.