5 June 2018

Get your diaries out because CINECITY is returning to Brighton, Lewes and Eastbourne
from 9—25 November 2018!

To add to the excitement, we’re thrilled to be able to announce the first handful of festival events, held in association with our friends at ACCA. Read on for more details — all tickets are now on-sale, so get booking!

Reggae (Horace Ové, 1971) + introduction and round-table
5pm, Sunday 11 November

To mark 50 years of reggae, we’ll be hosting a rare screening of Ové’s classic film, introduced by music historian Kelly Foster in conversation with Mykaell Riley (former singer with the reggae band Steel Pulse).

La Haine (Mathieu Kassovitz, 1995) + live score by Asian Dub Foundation 
8pm, Friday 16 November

First performed at the Barbican Centre in 2011,  Asian Dub Foundation’s live rescore of Mathieu Kassovitz’s La Haine has since taken the band and film to Australia, to post-riot Broadwater Farm Estate in London and it was also featured in David Bowie’s Meltdown festival at London’s Southbank Centre.

Fantômas (Louis Feuillade, 1913) + live score by amiina
8pm, Saturday 17 November

Originally a string quartet formed at the Reykjavík College of Music in the late 1990s, amiina went on to cut their teeth as Sigur Rós’ string section for the next decade. Join us for the UK premiere of their latest adventure, Fantômas. 

Last Day of Freedom + Q&A with filmmaker Dee Hibbert-Jones 
8pm, Wednesday 21 November

A richly animated personal narrative created by Emmy-award-winning filmmakers Dee Hibbert-Jones & Nomi Talisman. Dee will be in conversation after the film with University of Sussex’s Professor Kate O’Riordan.

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