Film

Nosferatu with live score by Minima, 24 May, 9pm

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Nosferatu with live score by Minima, 24 May, 9pm

A night of live music and film at St John’s! Minima will be performing their unique soundtrack to F.W. Murnau’s 1922 ‘Nosferatu’. Based on the Dracula story, this is a true spine-tingler which has stood the test of time – with Max Schreck’s portrayal of Count Orlok being one of cinema’s great iconic images. Darkly humorous and tender too – this 1922 classic is a story of yearning and the search for fulfilment. Minima’s music is an audacious 21st-Century interpretation of silent and avant-garde film. The ensemble of drums, bass, guitar and cello...

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‘No Such Place as Bethnal Green’, 17th, 24th and 31st October, all 8pm

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‘No Such Place as Bethnal Green’, 17th, 24th and 31st October, all 8pm

  An exciting series of film screenings with a special focus on East London locations to take place at St John on Bethnal Green this October – featuring talks by Iain Sinclair and others. Tickets: £4 www.wegottickets.com or  £5 on the door   No Such Place As Bethnal Green is a series of film screenings and talks taking place this October, which will take a look at how London locations, East London and Bethnal Green more specifically, have been used, represented, re-staged and even completely re-imagined by different film-makers. We will be hosting this exciting line-up of...

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‘Jack and Kirsty . . . and Janis too’, 22 August, 7.30pm

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‘Jack and Kirsty . . . and Janis too’, 22 August, 7.30pm

A special night at St John’s! We are celebrating the summer with an evening of live music and a late film screening. We are very excited to welcome back singer-songwriter Jack Harris. Jack has been praised by Q Magazine for his ‘unique lyrical mind’ and hailed as ‘a natural and original songwriting talent’ in The Telegraph’s Top Five Roots/Americana albums of 2012. Kirsty Merryn will kick off the evening with songs from her recently released debut EP ‘Just the Winter’. When asked which film he would like us to show Jack barely hesitated before...

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New Voices Festival – Anti-Racism Film Night, 11 July, Doors 7pm

Posted by on Jul 6, 2013 in Arts and Events, Film | Comments Off

New Voices Festival – Anti-Racism Film Night, 11 July, Doors 7pm

  Join us for an evening of films and discussion on the fight against racism and islamophobia in London as it was and as it is now.       7.30pm We will start the evening with a panel discussion led by Rev. Alan Green, chair of Tower Hamlets Interfaith Forum. Young film makers from Interact, producer Glyn Robbins, director Phil Maxwell and Praxis CEO Vaughan Jones invite you to join the dialogue and take a stand against prejudice and intolerance. 8.00pm ‘Hide and Seek’, a short film created by Interact’s young film makers, 2013 In this thought-provoking...

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Walking to Heaven, film and conversation 3rd August, 7.30pm

Posted by on Jul 25, 2012 in Arts and Events, Film | Comments Off

Walking to Heaven, film and conversation 3rd August, 7.30pm

Walk with Jesus, Allah, Saint Sara and Syd Barrett for a celebration of Pilgrimage. We follow in the footsteps of Saints, Gypsies and Rock Gods with the great team from Passengerfilms who helped us in our search for films to star in our Pilgrimage: Walking to Heaven season, taking place 2ndAugust to 6th September. We cover many miles on foot across continents in search of Gods and Heroes. FourFeetFilms’ short Pilgrimage 2: Syd Barrett retraces the walk home that the troubled founder of Pink Floyd made from his flat in Chelsea back to his mother’s house in Cambridge, never to...

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Pilgrimage – Walking to Heaven, A Celebration, 2nd August – 6 September 2012

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Pilgrimage – Walking to Heaven, A Celebration, 2nd August – 6 September 2012

St John on Bethnal Green is celebrating! Art, Film, Music, Dance – with contributions from friends we have made over the years. Kicking off on Thursday 2nd August at 6pm you are invited to the opening of our artist group show with works by Rebecca Feiner, Arabella Lee, Pauline Thomas and May Ayres.   The Forecourt, Vestibule, North Gallery and Belfry will host - Rebecca Feiner’s  ’If dreams reflect the past, hope summons the future’ – an interfaith and secular response to Jerusalem’s Wailing Wall and ‘‘Incorporeal Consciousness’ depicting a celebration...

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