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May 2018

Yorkshire Silent Film Festival – Empire by Andy Warhol

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May 27 @ 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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Andy Warhol's Empire with new score by Monty Adkins Sun 27 May, Abbeydale Picture House Sheffield, from midday. The 3rd Yorkshire Silent Film Festival reaches its finale with the first UK cinema screening of Andy Warhol's legendary, almost-never-seen minimalist epic, Empire (1964). Empire consists of a single stationary shot of the Empire State Building filmed from 8:06 p.m. to 2:42 a.m., July 25–26, 1964. The passage from daylight to darkness becomes the film’s narrative, while the protagonist is the iconic…

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June 2018

Doc I Fest – Desolation Center

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June 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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Opening a vibrant weekend of cinema events at Abbeydale Picturehouse, Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth) will be performing following the UK Premiere of Desolation Center. This special event is open for Festival Pass holders pre-selection. Desolation Center Desolation Center is the untold story of a series Reagan-era guerrilla desert happenings now recognized as the inspirations for Burning Man, Lollapalooza, and Coachella including performances by Sonic Youth, Minutemen, Meat Puppets, Swans, Einstürzende Neubauten, Survival Research Laboratories and more. The true story of…

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Doc I Fest – Reeps One presents: We Speak Music, Live

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June 8 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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International world class beatboxer and vocal artist Reeps One presents the World Premiere of his new live docu-show, blending the latest technology, stunning visuals, and unbelievable vocal performances. Featuring footage from the forthcoming docu-series collaboration with Nokia Bell Labs We Speak Music, Reeps will be joined for an AI duet with the ‘Reepsbot’, and will create mind-blowing visual and sonic spectacles through the power of the voice. Click here for more info & tickets

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Doc I Fest – Parallel Planes + Short

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June 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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Parallel Planes This film pays homage to the American DIY spirit and the diversity of the US musical landscape outside the commercial music industry. Nicole Wegner maintains eye level with her twelve subjects, including Ian MacKaye (Minor Threat, Fugazi), Michael Gira (Swans) and Valentine Falcon (Get Hustle), who gleefully hack the music industry and play by their own rules. To The Front: Scenes From A Women's Rock Camp (Short) A group of unacquainted women with no musical experience have three…

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Doc I Fest – Silvana + Q&A

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June 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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Silvana Silvana Imam is a fierce force of nature. We witness the Swedish rap artist's career soar, and the genesis of her relationship with pop artist, Beatrice Eli. The pair become Sweden's Beyoncé and Jay-Z; a power-couple of phenomenal talent and influence. As the pressures of her iconic status begin to spiral, Silvana is forced to confront her inner conflicts. Click here for more info & tickets

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Doc I Fest – Tranny Fag + Performance

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June 9 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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A vibrant night of queer cinema and contemporary Brazilian electro-funk. Kiko Goifman and Claudia Priscilla's candid profile of São Paulo pop star Linn de Quebrada will be followed by a special live performance from Linn and friends at Abbeydale Picturehouse. This special event is open for Festival Pass holders pre-selection. Tranny Fag São Paulo pop star Linn da Quebrada is a black trans woman whose explicit electro-funk anthems give voice to marginalized communities from the favelas, while also confronting the…

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Doc I Fest – This One’s For The Ladies + Q&A

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June 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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This One's For The Ladies Race, class and sexuality intersect at Newark strip club the Dojo: a karate school by day, home to the New Jersey Nasty Boyz by night. In addition to spotlighting the exotic dancers who work there - both male and lesbian - Gene Graham’s affectionate portrait celebrates the community of women who sustain this microcosm of black American society. Click here for more info & tickets

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Doc I Fest – Tanzania Transit

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June 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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Tanzania Transit A train crossing Tanzania presents a rolling microcosm of East African society. Three characters join on us in transit - Rukia, an entrepreneurial woman, travels second class. Isaya, a charismatic old Masai, sits with grandson William, in the train’s poorest part, while Peter, a preacher, travels first class. Each individual tells a story of overcoming hardship, and resilient momentum. Click here for more info & tickets

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Doc I Fest – Punk Voyage

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June 10 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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Punk Voyage A remarkable chapter in music history was closed when Finnish punk rock band Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät (PKN) retired. After becoming celebrities in Finland, they conquered new fans around the world, playing nearly 300 gigs in 16 countries in just seven years. A film about being true to yourself, making hard decisions, and moving on in life, this is a smelly journey full of tears and laughter! Click here for more info & tickets

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Kickov World Cup Opening Party: Russia v Saudi Arabia

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June 14 @ 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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It's finally here! Live from the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow experience the opening game of the world cup in ultra high, cinema quality definition, as Russia take on Saudi Arabia. Backdropped by craft beer, street-food & live music, Abbeydale Picturehouse will be transformed into soviet-soccer heaven! Join your fellow comrades and unite to witness the epic drama on footballs' biggest stage at Kickov this summer. A real festival of football: see the world cup in HD cinema quality o​n the…

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