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Second Chance Cinema Weekender

Alternative Energies - Tides

The all-but cinematically-omniscient folks of Second Chance Cinema will host another Weekender at Belfast’s South Bank Playhouse from Friday, November 28 to Sunday, November 30.

Fans of pop-up cinema take note: the schedule very nicely traverses cosy matinees, weird romance and the work of local filmmakers across the three days and nights.

See below for the full schedule:

Friday November 28

Northern Irish Shorts – 8pm

Alternative Energies. Produced by DU Dance, 2014 (20 mins)

Bombin’, Beats and B Boys, Dir. Chris Eva, 2013 (30 mins)

Following the Iron Compass, Dir. Paul McParland, 2013 (15 mins)

Same Again, Dir. Aidan Largey, 2013 (13 mins)

Igloo, Dir. Mik Duffy, 2013 (14 mins)

Saturday November 29

Weird Romance Double Bill

7pm, Punch Drunk Love, Dir. Paul Thomas Anderson, 2002, 15

9pm, Wild at Heart, Dir. David Lynch, 1990, 18

Sunday November 30

Classic Matinee:

3pm The Big Sleep, Dir. Howard Hawks, 1946, PG

Documentary Double Bill: Bad Bankers

7pm 25 Million Pounds, Dir. Adam Curtis (TBC)

8.30pm Inside Job, Dir. Charles Ferguson, 2010

All screenings will be free of charge (donations welcome).

Watch the trail for Bombin’, Beats and B Boys below.


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