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: Born in Dublin, Ireland Christine Molloy and Joe Lawlor studied … Continue reading Meet Further Beyond filmmakers Desperate Optimists

FURTHER BEYOND

£5 | Thur 23 November | Tickets 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 Ireland with small ambitions and ended up as Captain General of Chile and Viceroy … 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 links to his favourite tunes. First, a little on John … 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 birth of a new genre in Canuck cinema: what cultural … Continue reading MATCHBOX CINECLUB PRESENTS: CRIME WAVE

FURTHER BEYOND

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

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 birth of a new genre in Canuck cinema: what cultural … Continue reading MATCHBOX CINECLUB PRESENTS: CRIME WAVE