Cecil Court's Flicker Alley Summer Festival

24 Jul 2010

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10am -8pm

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Cecil Court's Flicker Alley Summer Festival


A series of events that will both explore the heritage of this unique British thoroughfare and celebrate its contemporary presence. Flicker Alley was the nickname given to Cecil Court during the time it was the central hub of the early British film industry (early 1900's). EVENTS INCLUDE:
* Dr Simon Brown lectures on Flicker Allery and the early days of British Film
* Gary (Valentine) Lachman lectures on Aleister Crowley's influence on cinema
* A feature screening of the original Alice in Wonderland Film (Hepworth, 1903)
* Pianist John Sweeney plays accompaniment to pioneer silent films
* Tenderflix Film Screenings & DVD Launch
* Microperformance series from the Short Film Movement
* Rushes Soho Shorts Guest programme Screenings
* Flicker Alley Blue Plaque's installed throughout the court


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