film

New film installations to launch in Honiton and Exmouth

This January, Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) presents two immersive film installations by international artist Mikhail Karikis.

Children of Unquiet, 2014 and SeaWomen, 2012 share the experience of two very different communities: fisherwomen from the 'haenyeo' community on Jeju island, Korea, and children brought up by the geothermal powerplant in Devil’s Valley, Tuscany.

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Samson and Delilah (15)

Venue: 
Jill Craigie Cinema, Roland Levinsky Building, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, PL4 8AA
Event Date: 
Monday, November 1, 2021 - 19:00 to 20:45
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Samson and Delilah is the film that put director Warwick Thornton on the map. Harrowing and deeply affecting, Thornton doesn’t hold back in laying bare the brutal realities of the cultural divide still evident in Australia, as we watch the eponymous Aboriginal couple trying to navigate a harsh and unforgiving world. One of the most remarkable Australian films of this century.

Dir. Warwick Thornton, Australia, 2009, 97 minutes.

Black Widow lands at Vue Plymouth

THIS July, the Avengers’ most feared operative returns to the home of big screen entertainment, as Black Widow arrives at Vue Plymouth – and tickets are on sale now.

From Wednesday 7 July, film lovers and Avengers fanatics can once again Get Lost in the Marvel Universe, as the long-awaited spy thriller recounts Natasha Romanoff’s pursuits in between Avengers Civil War and Avengers...

Thelma Hulbert Gallery, film, installation, art

New film installation to open at THG

This January, Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) will dedicate their main gallery space to a film by acclaimed Greek-British artist Mikhail Karikis.

‘Mikhail Karikis - Children of Unquiet (2013-14)’ was created with a group of forty-five children living in Devil’s Valley in Tuscany, a volcanic landscape and home to the world’s first geothermal power station. The area has recently become...

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5 x 5 x 5 series: Everything is changing. Nothing has changed. Change is coming.

5 x artists. 5 x writers. 5 x researchers. Bringing together diverse voices for an online series of arts and culture, in response to the global issues of 2020.

“As part of the Legacies and Futures season we invited five writers and five researchers to respond to the provocation “Everything is changing. Nothing has changed. Change is coming.” Their work is presented as part of the 5x5x5 series alongside the artwork of five artists commissioned through The Arts Institute Covid-19 art fund. The series takes stock of this tumultuous time as we are living it through...

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Silence Between Waves, Richard Chappell Dance

Venue: 
The Arts Institute, Roland Levinksy Building, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA
Event Date: 
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 19:30
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Silence Between Waves is a film performed by a cast of three exceptional Singaporean dancers shot on Torbay's scenic Berry Head.

Taking inspiration from the headland's views and environment and with a soundscape featuring recorded local stories by Torbay's Sound Communities, Silence Between Waves frames a conversation through movement and sound, connecting two countries and places across the sea by reflecting on home and far away. This film features a powerful international ensemble as a metaphor for how our oceans and dance share worldwide connectivity and...

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Bite Size: The Infinite Crossroads

Venue: 
The Arts Institute, Roland Levinksy Building, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA
Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 13:00
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With Dr Alan Butler, University of Plymouth, as part of the Kehinde Wiley exhibition Ship of Fools

“Confined on the ship, from which there is no escape, the madman is delivered to the river with its thousand arms, the sea with its thousand roads, to that great uncertainty external to everything. He is a prisoner in the midst of what is the freest, the openest of routes: bound fast at the infinite crossroads”. Michel Foucault, Madness and Civilization: A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason .

Young men today are awash in a sea of identities....

New film tells story of iconic Hound Tor medieval village

A new film exploring the fascinating history of one of the most famous deserted villages in England has been released by Dartmoor National Park. ‘Medieval Houndtor: A Contested Landscape’ tells the story of Hound Tor Medieval village and celebrates the contribution pioneering female archaeologist Marie Minter made towards our understanding and conservation of Dartmoor’s heritage. The film is...

Date night at Vue Plymouth

Vue Plymouth is encouraging couples to have a cosy date night this Valentine’s Day with a range of new and classic films as well as big screen theatre productions, giving lovebirds a range of great stories to get lost in. Following new research from Vue and University College London, it has been revealed that as viewers watch a film, their heart rates become more closely aligned, often...

Banff Mountain Film Festival returns to Exeter!

Embark on an epic adventure – via the big screen! The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is coming to the Exeter Corn Exchange on 7-8 February and 25-26 March. The Banff Mountain Film Festival features a selection of adrenaline-packed films, starring athletes and explorers as they venture to the edge of their limits in remote corners of the planet. Witness the world’s best adventure film...

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