Almodóvar’s short film THE HUMAN VOICE has been a box office hit, so to celebrate the arrival of Tilda Swinton amongst the director’s iconic female protagonists, Catford Mews has announced a mini-season of his works.
Tilda Swinton and Pedro Almodóvar will need little introducing here, so we’ll cut straight the chase: the lovely Catford Mews has announced Chicas To The Front: A Celebration Of The Almodóvar Girl which screens from now until 16 June 2021.
The short season of the director’s works includes short film THE HUMAN VOICE with a recorded Q&A with Tilda Swinton and the director hosted by Mark Kermode (2020), an absolute RADIANT CIRCUS favourite ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER (1999)*, and VOLVER (2006). The first two films are booking now. Tickets for VOLVER will be along soon… Here are the dates & details:
- THE HUMAN VOICE d. Pedro Almodóvar, 2020 + Recorded Q&A at Catford Mews (31 MAY 20:45).
- ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER d. Pedro Almodóvar, 1999 (04 JUN 20:45 / 07 JUN 18:00 / 09 JUN 18:00).
- VOLVER d. Pedro Almodóvar, 2006 (11 JUN / 14 JUN / 16 JUN – times/tickets TBC).
Read curator Chiara Puntil’s excellent post about the films at the Catford Mews blog to discover more.
Chicas To The Front: A Celebration Of The Almodóvar Girl screens at Catford Mews from 28 May to 16 June 2021 and is booking now!
*Our Barker-In-Chief screened this film for a milestone birthday many moons ago…
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