The summer might be slowing winding down, but while the sun lasts, don’t forget that Spinningfields is the place to be on Tuesday nights as Oast House continues its series of outdoor blockbusters, comedies and family adventures. If the sun doesn’t show, then don’t fret too much, just get yourself over to Liverpool, where FACT have lined up a cheering set of Musical Sundays.
Looking forwards into September, we’re excited for Scalarama – the annual, month-long celebration of cinema, by everybody, for everybody – and at Texture, Screened/ Mcr provide us with a timely (and terrifying) look at the creaky logic behind nuclear weaponry with a screening of Stanley Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove.
Further ahead, silent film musician and television presenter Neil Brand provides a live score to Sergei Eisenstein’s hugely influential epic Battleship Potemkin at Stoller Hall. Meanwhile, those with a dark disposition will also want to reserve their free tickets to the special introduced screening of The Neon Demon which launches this year’s Gothic Manchester Festival.
Here are our picks
In conjunction with Bristol’s Cinema Rediscovered, HOME present Polish director Krzysztof Kieślowski’s influential, multi-part drama focuses on the residents of a housing complex in late-Communist Poland, whose lives all become subtly intertwined as they face their respective dilemmas.