Between the Lines : Page to Screen

Rich Pickings Between the Lines: Page to Screen
Sunday August 16th 2009, Shortwave Cinema, 10 Bermondsey Sq., £7

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Screening: Short Films & Short Stories
A programme of short film adaptations of short stories, punctuated by readings of the original stories by the authors and filmmakers.
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SLEEPING AND DREAMING OF FOODDir. Eva Marie Elg, 7mins
(Based on the comic by Kolbeinn Karlsson)

THE GIRLS - Dir. Sebastian Godwin, 10mins
(Based on Growing Up by Joyce Cary)
THE FATHER - Dir. Francisco Friere, 9mins
(With the short story by Tim Frank)
POP ART - Dir. Amanda Boyle, 15mins
(Based on the short story by Joe Hill)
SLAP - Dir. Uriel Emil, 3mins
(From the poem by Uriel Emil)
EDWARD’S TURMOIL - Dir. Kim Albright, 9mins
(Based on the short story by David Goo)
DON - Dir. Susannah Hayes, 3mins
(Based on the opera Don Giovanni)
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Introductory talk to THE THREEPENNY OPERA from Owen Hatherly, author of Militant Modernism.
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Screening: DIE DREIGROSCHENOPER (THE THREEPENNY OPERA)
Dir. G. W. Pabst (German language, 1931)

 

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Screening:L’OPERA DE QUAT’ SOU (THE THREEPENNY OPERA)
Dir. G. W. Pabst (French language, 1931)
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Sixty years before Gus Van Sant remade Psycho, it was common practive for studios to produce several versions of the same film in different languages. These two versions of The Threepenny Opera were shot in French and German using almost identical shots and sets but different casts.
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Live music outside: STEVE LAKE
Angry and enchanting electro-acoustic chanson from the anarcho-folk legend.

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