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SATURDAY EVENTS 17TH OCTOBER 2015

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Akira

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Date: 17th October 2015 Time: 6.15-7.15 pm Venue: BAC: Sc1

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This cult epic animated science fiction film is considered by film critics and audiences alike to be a landmark of Japanese What happens when The Simpsons meets Akira? Answer: the animation. Many see it as the greatest animated science mind-bending crossover otherwise known as Bartkira fiction film of all time – and it’s hard to disagree. The plot synopsis alone is mind-bending: Kaneda is a bike gang Brainchild of British artist Ryan Humphrey, Bartkira OFFER leader whose close friend Tetsuo gets involved in brings together Matt Groening’s The Simpsons and Buy a ticket for Bartkira a government secret project known as Akira. On Katsuhiro Otomo’s Akira to dazzling effect. In the (at 6.15pm on 17th Oct) his way to save Tetsuo, Kaneda runs into a group aftermath of this internet-shattering event James and Akira (at 7.30pm on of anti-government activists, greedy politicians, Harvey proposed the impossible: to redraw, in the 17th Oct) and receive irresponsible scientists and a powerful military its entirety, Otomo’s 2146-page epic Akira with leader. The confrontation sparks off Tetsuo’s a 50% discount * Simpsons characters. Uniting the forces of the supernatural power leading to bloody death, a coup global indie comics community, over 400 artists attempt and the final battle in Tokyo Olympiad where pledged to contribute pages. It’s been growing ever Akira’s secrets were buried 30 years ago. since, both in size and popularity. Find out more about his crazy project from James Harvey and James Stacey (all the This special screening in Japanese with English subtitles will way from Tokyo), and Bart’s struggle between powerful be introduced by James Harvey & and secret forces. James Stacey. clocktower

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Fallen

9 Lives

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Premiere Presented by The Curious Dance, Queen Elizabeth School, Kirkby Lonsdale. watch them draw

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Date: 17th October 2015 Time: 7.15-7.45pm OTHER ACTIVITIES Venue: BAC: Theatre

Fallen is an original vampire story that explores themes of love and trust and takes us on a fast-paced epic journey through time to a devastating conclusion. Two sisters, Vashti and Grace, are being pursued by a pack of vampires and find themselves in a village, where William falls in love with Vashti and believes he is destined to save the girls. This story is told through beautifully intricate choreography, original music and a highly-talented cast of dancers and actors. family

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Fallen is also told through a graphic novel which was developed in tandem with the stage production. This is the first time the company has explored telling a story through different media with the aim of using techniques from both disciplines to influence each other.

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The Sandman and Batman graphic artist and multidisciplinary genius Dave McKean performs original songs and stories accompanied by a collection of still images, film clips and animation. 9 Lives draws its audience deep into McKean’s signature world. This is a special recreation for LICAF 2015 with the original work having premiered at The Sydney Opera House in 2013. It will feature six songs and three narrated stories performed by Dave McKean with frequent collaborator, ECM recording artist, Iain Ballamy on saxophone. A rare chance to see this maestro in action.

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