Film & cinema

Cigarette Burns present Psychomania @ The Rio

The wonderful Cigarette Burns are back with a special film night at the Rio in Dalston. This time it’s the 70’s British film Psychomania, the story of a motorbike gang who believe suicide is the route to eternal life. You have to check out this trailor…. »

16th London Turkish Film Festival @ The Rio

Throughout 2010 Turkish Cinema has been enjoying unprecedented success at film festivals worldwide. During two weeks in November the 16th London Turkish Film Festival is bringing many of these films to London and, as the original home of the LTFF, the Rio is delighted to be playing host to seven days of exciting features, documentaries, shorts and discussions. The highlights include a rare chance ... »

Alphaville @ Duke of Wellington

7 November @ 8pm JEAN-LUC GODARD’s Alphaville (1965) Godard’s disturbing yet comic sci-fi thriller, starring Anna Karina and Eddy Constantine. The film will be scored live by Bleeding Heart Narrative. £3 entry this night only due to live band More on the Duke of Wellington More on Alphaville »

Black Orpheus @ The Rio

BLACK ORPHEUS (PG) 2.30 (France/Italy/Brazil 1958) dir. Marcel Campus 107m. Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Lea Garcia, Lourdes De Oliveira, Adhemar Da Silva. Winner of both an Academy Award and the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or, BLACK ORPHEUS transforms the ancient Greek myth of doomed lovers Orpheus and Eurydice into the twentieth-century explosion of movement, colour and excitement that is Carn... »

Susperia @ The Rio

Cigarette Burns presents this cult horror film with DJ set afterwards. (Italy 1977) dir. Dario Argento 94m. Digital.
Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci, Miguel Bosé, Barbara Magnolfi, Susanna Javicoli, Eva Axén, Rudolf Schündler, Udo Kier, Alida Valli, Joan Bennett. In Argento’s landmark horror fantasy a young American finds herself at a German ballet school where witches prowl th... »

Dalston Open Studios

I love the logo From Dalston Open Studios , November 15th – 19th 4-5pm This November Bootstrap will be running a week-long ‘Open Studios’ event – a series of seminars aimed at opening the doors of the Creative Industries to young people in Hackney. Are you interested in sharing your skills and experience of work within the Creative Industries with... »

Hackney Cinemas

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Filming locations

I was having a nose around the internet at what has been filmed in Hackney, so I thought I'd start a »

Recognition @ Dalston Eastern Curve

As part of Photo Month on 2nd October, Dalston Eastern Curve will be screening Recognition, portraits commissioned by the London Transport Museum and a collaboration of over 600 participants. Full listings are here: »

This weekend: Hackney Film Fest