We love it when a new community festival comes together, particularly when they’re tracking the trend for celebrating the intimate relationship between music and film. Here’s what’s screening at Rhythm & Views Film Festival (15 to 29 JUN).
By RADIANT CIRCUS
Croydon’s new Rhythm & Views Film Festival includes a tribute to the late Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin with screenings of AMAZING GRACE and the timeless action comedy, THE BLUES BROTHERS. There’s also a screening of Olivia Lichtenstein’s Teddy Pendergrass documentary, IF YOU DON’T KNOW ME, and two programmes of short films from around the world. The festival wraps with a special 30th Anniversary Screening of Spike Lee’s DO THE RIGHT THING.
Screenings will take place at Boxpark Croydon, The David Lean Cinema, and the BRIT School, along with several other community venues.
Here’s what’s screening.
FESTIVAL LAUNCH & FESTIVAL OF SHORTS (part 1) at The David Lean (15 JUN 19:00).
BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY d. Bryan Singer, 2018 at Boxpark Croydon (16 JUN 20:00 – FREE/Donation Welcome).
THE BLUES BROTHERS d. John Landis, 1980 at Boxpark Croydon (17 JUN 20:00 – FREE/Donation Welcome).
CALAMITY JANE d. David Butler, 1953 + AFTERNOON TEA DANCE with the BRIT School and Certitude Line Dance at The BRIT School (19 JUN 13:00/Limited FREE concessions).
AMAZING GRACE d. Alan Elliott & Sydney Pollack, 2018 at The David Lean (20 JUN 14:30 HOH. The 19:00 screening is currently looking SOLD OUT!).
TEDDY PENDERGRASS: IF YOU DON’T KNOW ME d. Olivia Lichtenstein, 2018 + Q&A at The David Lean (22 JUN 19:00).
FESTIVAL OF SHORTS (part 2) at The BRIT School (26 JUN 12:30/FREE!).
Festival Wrap: DO THE RIGHT THING d. Spike Lee, 1989 Special 30th Anniversary Screening at CACFO UK (29 JUN).
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