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A short film programme at Alchemy Film & Moving Image Festival. Sunday 6 May 2018

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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

Meet The Misandrists’ director, Bruce LaBruce

In the first of our Q&A's with Behind the Curtain filmmakers, we find out that Bruce LaBruce does NOT like being asked for his favourite film, but we love his final word. The Misandrists screens on Sat 14 October at The Cornucopia Room in Hawick. More info here. First, a few words about the man … Continue reading Meet The Misandrists’ director, Bruce LaBruce

SQIFF PRESENTS: THE MISANDRISTS

£5 | Sat 14 October | Tickets available on the door Bruce LaBruce | Germany | 2017 | 1hr 31min | English language with English captions | 18 Doors 6.30pm, 7pm film start. Unit 4 Towerdykeside, Hawick, TD9 9EA Deep in Ger(wo)many, a terrorist cell prepares itself to bring about the day of freedom for … Continue reading SQIFF PRESENTS: THE MISANDRISTS