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Farewell 2012

Pop Up Screens are back for some winter magic

Pop Up Screens
are back for some winter magic, bring their big inflatable screen indoors for
December with a series of seasonal classics in a specially prepared snow filled
cinema. Based in the Old Truman Brewery in East London, walk into a white
wonderland where Scrooged, A Muppet Christmas Carol and The Nightmare Before Christmas (Main Picture) are all
on the menu amongst other festive films. Book your tickets HERE:

For emerging filmmakers, Limelight film night at the Rich Mix cinema in North London
welcomes film makers and creative types to come together, show off their pieces
and network. An extension of the Limelight film awards, the night will include
a short talk and Q&A with an industry specialist and a performance from
emerging artists, plus an afterparty. The event takes place on the 16th of December and
is free. To learn more, visit Rich Mix’s homepage HERE:

Are you a fan of cultural icons with impeccable fashion
sense and an unforgettable contribution to music? Princefest is descending on The Institute of Contemporary Arts on
the 14th and 15th of December to celebrate the influence
of this significant musician and filmmaker with a series of programming that
examines the cultural significance of the “uber-artist” and includes
screenings, Q&As and live music performances. Do Prince proud with a bout
of karaoke dedicated to the man on opening night in the ICA bar, accompanied by
a live piano. Kicking off affairs with a double bill of Purple Rain and Graffiti,
enjoy a screening of concert Sign ‘O the
Times
shot predominantly in Prince’s Paisley Park studios, Prince biography
author Matt Thorne talking shop and/or 19 guitarists playing a free ensemble of
Purple Rain at this lovely west end venue. Find the fully programme HERE:

Get truly settled into the Season in Manchester with Cornerhouse’s Winter Wonderland still
well underway. Gremlins, Elf,
It’s A Wonderful Life,
Miracle on 34th
Street
and Edward Scissorhands will
be playing up until the 22nd of December and making sure every
festive message is delivered to the people of the north. Book tickets HERE

Over at the Barbican, families can see the holiday animation
classics The Snowman and Peter and the Wolf with a live
orchestra. Held in the grand Barbican Hall, the films will be shown over the 22nd
and 23rd of December, as well as the London premiere of The Wizard of Oz accompanied by a live
score and is a great take on traditional cinema. Head over to the Barbican site
HERE
to find out more.

Beth Webb - Events Editor

I aim to bring you a round up of the best film events in the UK, no matter where you are or what your preference. For live coverage of events across London, follow @FilmJuice

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