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POSSESSION RITUALS at the Brunswick Club

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don’t just research the subject of a film – become the film

Mark Downham’s article “Stoke Newington After the Rain: Representation and Difference in Apocalypse Now” (from VAGUE magazine’s 1988 Televisionaaries issue) starts like this… Mark Downham got off the bus years ago to become the world’s first method film critic. Mark … Continue reading

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on Mark Fisher

We were deeply saddened to hear that Mark Fisher, the cultural theorist, died last week. When we were starting the Bioskop in early 2010 I went (almost randomly) to a talk by Mark on his recently published book Capitalist Realism. … Continue reading

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Mark Fisher

We were deeply saddened to hear that Mark Fisher, the cultural theorist, died last week. When we were starting the Bioskop in early 2010 I went (almost randomly) to a talk by Mark on his recently published book Capitalist Realism. … Continue reading

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poster…

… by James Vickery

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in the caves – film and photos

Laura Aish’s film of the night – featuring music by Goldcrest and images from In Case I Never Meet You Again In Case I Never Meet You Again – Natalija Vujošević Stealing Beauty – Guy Ben Ner

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programme for Caverns of Love

The first ten years are the hardest… A friend was talking about relationships and she said she’d heard that the first ten years are the hardest. Ten years?  That’s a lot of bickering, adventure, conflict, boredom, sex, money stuff, dreams, … Continue reading

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CAVERNS OF LOVE at Redcliffe Caves

Photos, video and background documenting this event are now up on the love page. So… What did happen after they lived happily ever after? Forget first love, forget head over heels, forget the fluffy stuff, lets look at the glistening … Continue reading

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ukeleles in my brain

A twenty-something couple on a beach in autumn.  They run crazily, jump legs-outstretched, fall into each others arms. The hand held camera swerves and shakes. Its getting towards dusk and they’re half in silhouette. Its drizzling rain, the woman’s hair … Continue reading

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fallen

The Bioskop’s love programme was inspired originally by reading Alain Badiou’s In Praise of Love … here’s part of a talk by  Slovenian philospher Slavoj Zizek where he references the book… “I sincerely think that in contrast to [the sixties … Continue reading

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