Miami Connection

Woo-sang Park, Hong Kong/USA, 1987
Friday 5 December  |  7.30pm  |  Film Unit  |  £2.50

In this so-bad-it’s-almost-good action flick, martial arts rock band, Dragon Sound, manage to perform the odd song whilst dealing aggressively and bloodily with the seedy underbelly of cocaine-dealing gangsters and motorcycle ninjas out to take over their turf. At least that’s how I remember it. An 80s martial arts cheese fest.
filmunit.org.uk


Up Yours Xmas!

Sunday 14 December  |  5.20pm & 8pm  |  Old Woolworth's, The Moor  |  £6/£10

This Up Yours Xmas! offering presents a coming-of-age double bill: kicking off with We Are The Best!, a contemporary Swedish drama about three counterculture grrrls, after a break – with a bar and more – it tops off the evening with Ladies and Gentlemen, The Fabulous Stains, a 1980s US tale of a ranting punkette, featuring a young Ray Winstone and members of the Sex Pistols and The Clash.
magiclanternfilmclub.org

Short Films at #9

Monday 15 December | 7pm | Café #9 | Free

Enjoy a few romantic shorts and acerbic animations at Café #9 around the themes of coffee, winter time and relationships. You might learn a few words of Swedish, French or Korean this month. The cafe will be open till 9pm or later, so there’ll be ample opportunity to warm your hands as well as your soul.


Best of 2014

27-30 December | Showroom | £8.10

The good Showroom folk have done the hard work for you this year by handpicking the Best of 2014, presented across four days between Christmas and New Year, featuring The Lunchbox, Ida, Under The Skin, Boyhood and Pride.
showroomworkstation.org.uk

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