Kelly Reichardt (2017)

Working with Guest Director Kate Tempest, CINECITY presented a retrospective of Kelly Reichardt, a film-maker renowned for her empathy and tender humanism in telling stories of ordinary people. 

RIVER OF GRASS Dir: Kelly Reichardt. USA 1994. Sun 7 May / Duke of York’s

OLD JOY Dir: Kelly Reichardt. USA 2006. Wed 10 May / Duke of York’s

WENDY AND LUCY Dir: Kelly Reichardt. USA  2008. Wed 17 May / Duke of York’s

MEEK’S CUTOFF Dir: Kelly Reichardt. USA 2010. Sun 21 May / Duke of York’s

NIGHT MOVES Dir: Kelly Reichardt. USA 2013. Sun 28 May / Duke of York’s


Other film events in Brighton Festival 2017 included:

Producer and former head of Film4, Tessa Ross (‘The godmother of British film’ Evening Standard) has worked over the last 20 years on a host of award-winning British films, including Billy Elliot, The Last King of Scotland, This is England, Slumdog Millionaire, Four Lions, 12 Years a Slave and Under the Skin. Winner of the BAFTA for Outstanding Contribution to Cinema, Tessa Ross was joined by the writer Amy Raphael, to discuss her life and work in film.
Mon 8 May / Duke of York’s

DAVID LYNCH: LIFE IN ART – Advance Preview ahead of UK release
Dir: Jon Nguyen, Rick Barnes, Olivia Neergaard-Holm. USA-Denmark 2016.
Thu 11 May / Duke’s at Komedia

THE UNFILMABLES – Wrangler and Francesca & Mica Levi
Wrangler (featuring Stephen Mallinder, ex-Cabaret Voltaire, Benge and Phil Winter from Tunng) and Francesca and Mica Levi, calibrated film, music and imagination to bring lost film concepts to life in two live audio-visual performances.
Sun 14 May / Duke of York’s

(See also Cinematext: Not Showing at this Cinema)