Programme 2019

There's a few things in the works for this year, the first of which is a feminist film club specially for students. You can read more about Feminist Film Club here. Our main activity is to add more people to the team devising and delivering our project. We want to do this slowly and carefully … Continue reading Programme 2019

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Behind the Curtain Film Club

After our HERE I AM screening at Alchemy Film & Moving Image Festival 2018, our unofficial hashtag became #doless2018. It was time to take stock, rest, read and watch films. In 2019, having learned from rolling back the frantic activity, our hashtag is #doalittlebit2019 and with that in mind, we've developed some exciting activity for … Continue reading Behind the Curtain Film Club

NO HOME MOVIE

£5 | Fri 8 December | Tickets available on the door Chantal Akerman | Belgium | 2016 | 1hr 55min | French, Hebrew and Spanish with English subtitles | PG Doors 6.30pm, 7pm film start. Heritage Hub, Kirkstile, Hawick, TD9 0AE The last film in this first Behind the Curtain season, Chantal Akerman’s final film … Continue reading NO HOME MOVIE

Meet Further Beyond filmmakers Desperate Optimists

On Thursday 23 November we have the pleasure of screening Further Beyond, the brilliantly crafted documentary ostensibly about an Irish adventurer, from filmmaking duo Christine Molloy and Joe Lawlor, aka Desperate Optimists. The pair took some time to answer our Q&A, revealing their walking method and film-inspired favourite tracks. First, a little about their work: … Continue reading Meet Further Beyond filmmakers Desperate Optimists

FURTHER BEYOND

£5 | Thur 23 November | Tickets available on the door Christine Molloy, Joe Lawlor | Ireland | 2016 | 1hr 29min | PG (advisory) Doors 6.30pm, 7pm film start. Heritage Hub, Kirkstile, Hawick, TD9 0AE. Molloy and Lawlor (aka Desperate Optimists) introduce us to Ambrosio O’Higgins, First Marquis of Osorno, an adventurer who departed … Continue reading FURTHER BEYOND

Meet Crime Wave director John Paizs

Crime Wave comes to the Borders on Friday 10 November, courtesy of Glasgow-based cult film programmers, Matchbox Cineclub. It's a hilarious, unique, absurdist work from the multi-talented mind of John Paizs. We asked John some questions to help us get to know his filmmaking approach and tastes, and he obliged with some quit-witted answers, and … Continue reading Meet Crime Wave director John Paizs

MATCHBOX CINECLUB PRESENTS: CRIME WAVE

£5 | Fri 10 November | Tickets available on the door. John Paizs | Canada | 1985 | 1hr 20min | PG Doors 6.30pm, 7pm film start. Unit 4 Towerdykeside, Hawick, TD9 9EA One of the greatest and yet most perversely overlooked debuts in English Canadian movie history, writer-director John Paizs' Crime Wave announced the … Continue reading MATCHBOX CINECLUB PRESENTS: CRIME WAVE

Meet The Love Witch director Anna Biller

We hear from multi-talented filmmaker Anna Biller, whose fabulous creation, The Love Witch screens for our special Halloween event on Sat 28 October at MacArts in Galashiels. Biller is optimistic about the power of women in cinema, and keen to seek balance in life and work. First a few words about her practice as a … Continue reading Meet The Love Witch director Anna Biller

THE LOVE WITCH

£5 | Sat 28 October | Tickets available on the door Anna Biller | USA | 2016 | 2hrs | 15 Doors 6.30pm, 7pm film start. MacArts, Bridge Street, Galashiels, TD1 1SP. This Halloween, join us for a bewitching celebration in the stunning setting of MacArts’ converted church. Elaine (Samantha Robinson) is a witch desperate … Continue reading THE LOVE WITCH