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Stanley Kubrick Season

2014 will see a minimum of four screenings from the great auteur. Tickets are now available for all shows, and all screenings take place at the Wimbledon Odeon.

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Screenings

28 July - Barry Lyndon – Rated PG (for ages 12 and up)

(Screening time - 7pm / Run time – 3h 7m)

Synopsis: A gentlemanly rogue travels the battlefields and parlours of 18th century Europe determined to make for himself the life of a nobleman through seducing, gambling and fighting his way up the social ladder.

Q&A hosted by Richard Daniels (Kubrick Archive) with Michael Leader (Editor of Film4.com).

It's a tour de force (Film 4)

A work of technical brilliance and considerable beauty (The Times)

You can't tear your eyes from it (The Independent)

Book tickets for Barry Lyndon (WeGotTickets website)

9 September - Paths of Glory - Rated PG (for ages 12 and up)

(Screening time - 7pm / Run time 1h 25m)

Synopsis: Stanley Kubrick’s Paths of Glory is among the most powerful antiwar films ever made. This is a haunting, exquisitely photographed dissection of the military machine in all its absurdity and capacity for dehumanization.

You can sense Kubrick stretching his cinematic wings in this prime slice of Hollywood liberalism (The Guardian)

For all its chilly symmetry and beauty, the sheer injustice shown will have your pulse racing (Film 4)

The searing Paths Of Glory continues to impress with its striking blend of formal brilliance, economical storytelling and emotional directness (BBC)

Book tickets for Paths of Glory (WeGotTickets website)

BFI

University of the Arts London

Mitcham Carnival

Culture Blast will be taking over the small stage over at Mitcham Carnival on June 14th this year. With the stage compered by award-winning comedian Bob Slayer, DJ WrongTom will be performing a live set prior to his duties at the Glastonbury Festival this year with reggae band Mighty Leap. Tom will also be dropping a DJ set with the Wreck-It-Up Crew powered by Unit 137's huge sound system. This beautiful hand-built sound system hails from Lewisham. Expect plenty of exclusive sound system music, including dubs from DJs Hylu, and Sleepy Time Ghost. Bahareque are a six-piece Latin band and will lend a unique South American vibe to the occasion in light of the England game being played later that night. There will also be arts and crafts activities for children and families.

See also

The Stanley Kubrick Archive (UAL)

Sports Blast

Contact us

Arts Development Merton
Leisure and Culture Development
13th Floor
London Borough of Merton
Merton Civic Centre
London Road
Morden
SM4 5DX
Telephone: 020 8545 3399
Email: arts@merton.gov.uk

This page was last updated on Thursday 10 July 2014