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Rhythm & Views Film Festival 2019 pays tribute to 'Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin, with the films Amazing Grace and the timeless, The Blues Brothers; and keeps it soulful with the Teddy Pendergrass biopic: If You Don't Know Me. And, there's a celebration of Spike Lee's Do The Right Thing on its 30th anniversary. Plus, a feast of short films from around the world.

Aretha Franklin stars in The Blues Brothers

FILM FESTIVAL VENUES:

DAVID LEAN CINEMA, Croydon Clocktower, Katharine Street, CR9 1ET http://www.davidleancinema.org.uk/our-location/

BOXPARK, 99 George Street, Croydon CR0 2NA https://www.boxpark.co.uk/croydon/

The BRIT School, 60 The Crescent, Croydon, CR0 2HN https://www.brit.croydon.sch.uk/

CAFCO UK, 40 Northwood Road, Thornton Heath, CR7 8HQ https://cacfouk.org/


PROGRAMME:

15th June - FESTIVAL LAUNCH & FESTIVAL OF SHORTS (part 1), 7pm David Lean Cinema. International shorts include: Echoes, Mr Hugo, Everything Started With Music, Mestra Bessa, FOMO, Bobby and Mary, Valdivia. BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Book early to avoid disappointment.

16th June - BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY, d.Bryan Singer, (Cert. 15), Boxpark Croydon, 7.30pm. FREE, donation welcome. "We will, we will, rock you!" Oscar-winning biopic. It's FATHER'S DAY - why not treat somebody? Come and sing along. NOTE: TIME CHANGE TO PREVIOUSLY LISTED: SHOW STARTS AT 7.30PM. Running time: 134 minutes. Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mP0VHJYFOAU


17th June - THE BLUES BROTHERS, d. John Landis (Cert. 15), Boxpark, 7.30pm. FREE, donation welcome. Classic blues and soul music action comedy, featuring John Belushi, Dan Ackroyd, Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Ray Charles, Cab Calloway, and many more music stars. It’s all about Jake and Elwood’s (Belushi and Ackroyd) mission to put their soul band back together to raise money to save the children’s home where they were raised. Very funny, action-packed; unmissable. NOTE: SORRY TO ANNOUNCE THIS SCREENING IS CANCELLED.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WY66elCQkYk


19th June - CALAMITY JANE, d. David Butler. + AFTERNOON TEA DANCE with the BRIT SCHOOL students and CERTITUDE LINE DANCE

Doris Day as Calamity Jane

at The BRIT School, 1pm, Lecture Theatre. R&V Film Festival's Tribute to Doris Day. Rousing musical about a rootin', tootin', shootin' cowgirl who falls in love. Fantastic songs. Limited free tickets / concessions: seniors, carers, disabled persons. Yee-hah! Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKlSNnscZck


20th June - AMAZING GRACE, d. Sydney Pollack, (Cert.U), David Lean Cinema, matinee: 2.30pm*(HOH) and 7pm screenings. You will laugh, clap, stomp your feet, click your fingers, hum along, and – steady now – because you may even weep. This is a soaring film about the undisputed first lady of gospel and soul as she goes back to her church roots for a gospel album and documentary. Tickets: http://www.davidleancinema.org.uk/ *Hard of Hearing. Trailer: https://uk.video.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?fr=yhs-iry-fullyhosted_011&hsimp=yhs-fullyhosted_011&hspart=iry&p=amazing+grace+aretha+trailer+youtube#id=3&vid=df3934746f22f7585674bb8177d65e30&action=click


22nd June - TEDDY PENDERGRASS: IF YOU DON'T KNOW ME (Cert. 15). D. Olivia Lichtenstein. David Lean Cinema, 7pm, Cert. 15 + post screening Q&A.

Teddy Pendergrass

One of the undisputed giants of soul music. At the height of his career, Teddy Pendergrass was a household name – before tragedy struck. This is the untold story of a man who had it all, and then lost everything. Inspiring; a must see. Screening will be followed by a Q&A. Trailer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_-HZnH0h6w


26th June - FESTIVAL OF INTERNATIONAL SHORTS (part 2), 12.30pm-3.30pm. The BRIT School, 60 The Crescent, Croydon, CR0 2HN https://www.brit.croydon.sch.uk/ More short films from around the world. A must for film lovers, filmmakers and students. Free tickets available.

29th June - Director Spike Lee's DO THE RIGHT THING (Cert. 18). SPECIAL 30TH ANNIVERSARY SCREENING. This is perhaps Spike Lee's most controversial and thought-provoking film. With its strong, stylish imagery and thumping music by Public Enemy, it took the film world by storm when it was released - 30 years ago. Time flies, but the issues it raises are as relevant today as they were back then. Don't miss.

Do The Right Thing

Venue: CACFO UK, 40 Northwood Road, Thornton Heath, CR7 8HQ.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BT2al2t2jnU




PLEASE DONATE R&VFF welcomes donations to help the people of Mozambique who were affected by two deadly cyclones recently, leaving thousands dead and millions displaced. Bring a donation to your film screening. Thank you!

Online link to follow soon. https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/million-children-affected-mozambique-cyclones-62797942

Please note:Festival programme may be subjected to change, due to unforeseen circumstances.


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: rhythmandviews@yahoo.com

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Please refer to the certificate of the films. Cert. 'U' - children and families, Cert. 15 - persons aged 15 and over. Cert. 18 - persons 18 and over.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Network Rail: East Croydon, West Croydon, Thornton Heath (20 minutes from Victoria station); Overground: West Croydon - 40 minutes from Highbury & Islington. Tram runs from Wimbledon & Elmer's End. Many bus routes: X26, 50, 60, 64, X68, 109, 119, 194,197, 198, 250, 312, 368, 468, 433, 689. Contact TFL for more info.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email: rhythmandviews@yahoo.com

What's the refund policy?

Seven days before screening date.



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