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Drop in to enjoy a drink or snacks at our cosy cafe/bar for the launch of our Powell and Pressburger season.

For the creative-minded, we will also be offering a limited capacity zine-making session inspired by the striking palette and treasure of artefacts celebrated throughout Anderson's oeuvre.
Author your own miniature title, a work of poetry, nonsense or ennui.

Led by Tiger-lily Martinez you can have a go at making your own low-fi zines and badges - all inspired by Wes Anderson - who in turn was inspired by Powell and Pressburger films and aesthetics!

Do bring along your own zine content if you have it - but materials will also be provided.

The zine workshop is a FREE session but spaces are limited so please book in advance to secure your place.

You might also be interested in the evening screening on Saturday 4 November of Wes Anderson's masterpiece, The Grand Budapest Hotel.

Powell and Pressburger Launch Weekend

We are proud to be taking part in the BFI's Cinema Unbound UK wide celebration of this legendary British filmmaking duo so look out for workshops and screenings over the coming month and kick-start the season with the launch of our latest art exhibition by local young artists inspired by Powell and Pressburger.

About Cinema Unbound: Powell and Pressburger season

The Creative Worlds of Powell and Pressburger is a major UK-wide celebration of one the greatest and most enduring filmmaking partnerships: Michael Powell (1905-1990) and Emeric Pressburger (1902-1988). Bold, subversive and iconoclastic, challenging and changing the visual language of film, their passionate collaborative artistic vision, spanning 24 films together between 1939 and 1972, is a vital part of the fabric of British cinema history.

In our series this Autumn, see original Powell and Pressburger classics, learn about their craft in filmmaking workshops, and enjoy a selection of modern films which bear the hallmark of their impact on filmmaking beyond the pair's generation.

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Screening as part of Cinema Unbound: The Creative Worlds of Powell + Pressburger, a UK-wide film season supported by National Lottery and BFI Film Audience Network.

The Electric Palace cinema is proud to be part of this UK wide celebration programming a mix of screenings, events and workshops this autumn, bringing their work to new audiences to their work.

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