MAY | JUN 2017
DERBY FILM FESTIVAL 2017 Friday 28th April – Sunday 7th May David Lynch: The Art Life (Cert
Welcome to QUAD’s brochure for May & June
Festivals are a way for us to showcase and inspire through art and film and each of our festivals provides opportunities for both fun and life changing experiences. Some of my most formative experiences have occurred at festivals and I have heard numerous accounts from individuals who attended Summer Nights, FORMAT, Derby Book Festival and Derby Film Festival who also attest to this. If I had one piece of advice of how to make the most of these festivals it is simply ‘take a chance of something new’. QUAD is proud to be part of the UK’s creative industries which contributes over £10m an hour to the UK economy, and our role in this development has increased with the launch of ‘Mainframe’ a new network to develop Derby’s Digital and Creative Economy. The Mainframe project has been created and will be run by QUAD, working with partners across D2N2 to provide targeted support for these industries to ensure both growth in the sector and greater recognition for the fantastic talent in the region.
Weekly screening times and details of new films going on sale are announced every Tuesday. The best way to find out which films are screening and to see full weekly listings is to sign up for the FREE QUAD e-flyer, sent straight to your inbox with film times and a reminder of upcoming events. Sign up at bit.ly/quadenews For those of you who are not online, either call QUAD Box Office to hear a recorded message of each week’s screening times, or pick up a printed copy from QUAD or from your local library; all updated every Tuesday. We are also happy to send out a copy of the weekly listings in the post to anyone who provides stamped addressed envelopes, just ask at the Box office. Adam Buss, QUAD CEO
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QUAD’s Festival season continues with Derby Film Festival until 7th May, Derby Book Festival in June and Summer Nights Film Festival beginning in July.
As a registered charity, QUAD exists to inspire people from all walks of life through art, film and digital media which is done through the income from cinema tickets and QUAD Café bar. Derby Film Fesrival 2014
Mainframe - Developing Derby’s Digital and Creative Community. For more information and event dates www.mainframederby.co.uk @mainframederby
22 SUMMER NIGHT FILM FESTIVAL
3 – 5
DERBY FILM FESTIVAL
23 DERBY BOOK FESTIVAL & DERBY REMEMBERS
5 – 11
FILMS A – Z
12 – 13 THE FRINGES 14
CINE KIDS FILMS
15 – 17 LIVE SCREENINGS 18 – 19 EXHIBITIONS: FORMAT17 20 – 21 PHOTOGRAPHY & WRITING COURSES Front cover image: Dominika Gesicka, from the series This is no real life
24 – 25 FAMILIES, CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE & DIGITAL PARTICIPATION 26 – 27 CREATIVE WELLBEING & SPECIAL SCREENINGS 28 – 29 EVENTS @ QUAD & QUAD CAFÉ BAR 30 – 31 CINEMA TICKET PRICES, QUAD MEMBERSHIP & QUAD SHOP
Norman J. Warren & David McGillivray Friday 28th April 7:00pm
DERBY FILM FESTIVAL 2017 Friday 28th April – Sunday 7th May
Derby Film Festival will be bringing you a programme featuring special guests, film premieres and previews. The festival will be visiting some of Derby's cultural venues for some fantastic and not to be missed one-off events. In addition to this there will be a retrospective film strand based around the theme of Habitat and Fantastiq festival returns once more to bring you the very best of all things science fiction, fantasy and horror.
Two titans of 1970s British horror cinema, director Norman J. Warren (Satan’s Slave, Insemnoid) and screenwriter David McGillivray (House Of Whipchord) join us to discuss their lives and careers in film. Tickets: £12, £10 Concessions
Previews Titles confirmed at time of going to press include Oscar nominated animation My Life As A Courgette, war drama Fires On The Plain, vibrant teen drama Spaceship, family drama After The Storm, sumptuous animation The Red Turtle and Finnish deadpan comedy The Other Side Of Hope.
Michael Jayston In Conversation
Sunday 30th April at 3:00pm
Each year Derby Film Festival invites international film-makers to submit their films and picks the cream of the crop for screening at the festival. This year’s selection includes moving Irish drama Soulsmith, dreamlike chiller Lilith’s Awakening and riotous comedies Diani And Devine Meet The Apocalypse and End Of Days, Inc.
Nottingham born actor Michael Jayston joins us to discuss his long career in film and television which has included playing roles as diverse as Macbeth, Charles Dickens, Shylock and Tsar Nicholas appearances in classic TV shows including Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy and Doctor Who.
Tickets: £12, £10 Concessions
Friday 28th April – Monday 1st May
Four days of fantastic science fiction, fantasy and horror related events and screenings.
Festival Passes Full festival pass: £80 covering all screenings and events for the ten days of the festival Weekend Pass: £50 covering Fantastiq weekend Friday 28th April - Monday 1st May OR the second weekend Friday 5th May - Sunday 7th May Special events and screening tickets also available
M. R. Carey Q&A Wednesday 3rd May 7:00pm
Novelist and writer M. R Carey joins us to discuss writing both the novel and screenplay adaptation of hit zombie thriller The Girl With All The Gifts. Tickets: £5
Please see www.derbyfilmfestival.co.uk for all film and event listings.
SPECIAL EVENTS The Dark Dreams Of David Lynch
OPENING WEEKEND EVENTS Fantastiq Friday 28th April – Monday 1st May
Four days of fantastic science fiction, fantasy and horror related events and screenings including.
Over the past 40 years David Lynch has been the world’s premier purveyor of surreal dreamlike films which marry fractured narratives to gorgeous visuals and powerful performances. Films including Erasorhead, The Elephant Man, Blue Velvet, Wild At Heart and Mulholland Drive have all made a lasting impact on the cultural landscape, and his television series Twin Peaks is perhaps the greatest cult show of all time. Ahead of Twin Peaks’ much anticipated return in May we celebrate David Lynch with a preview of new documentary David Lynch: The Art Life and screenings of some of his finest works plus a special David Lynch event night.
Billy Wilder’s biting satirical tale of morally compromised journalist (Kirk Douglas); more relevant than ever in the age of fake-news and ‘alternative facts’.
Steven Spielberg’s story of a new tourist resort island full of genetically engineered dinosaurs.
Saturday 29th April, doors open at 7:00pm, film starts after sunset (approx. 7:45pm)
The Matrix / The Truman Show Double Bill
Derby Film Festival Screening at Derby Cathedral
Following the success of last year’s Hunchback Of Notre Dame silent film screening, Derby Film Festival returns to the Cathedral for another silent classic with live musical accompaniment on the Cathedral organ, courtesy of Donald Mackenzie, organist of the Odeon Leicester Square. Tickets: £13, £11 Concessions
Lifeboat Tuesday 2nd May at 12:15pm & 8:45pm, Wednesday 3rd May at 2:00pm, Thursday 4th May at 3:25pm & 8:45pm
Alfred Hitchcock’s gripping thriller set during WWII as a disparate group of survivors are stranded in a lifeboat.
USA 2016 77 mins Dir: Roger Gastman
Friday 5th May at 12:15pm & Saturday 6th May at 1:00pm
The Phantom Of The Opera with Live Organ Accompaniment
Panel discussion around Graffiti and the Street Art movement with Baby J of Baby People, Dilk from Montana Shop Nottingham, Derby Graffiti Artist Sire and Nottingham Street Artist Tim Onga, moderated by Andy McAllister. Featuring a screening of:
Ace In The Hole
Sunday 30th April at 6:35pm, Monday 1st May at 11:00am & Tuesday 2nd May at 6:00pm
Friday 28th April at 6:00pm
Stepping into the theme of FORMAT International Photography Festival for a retrospective film strand.
Walls Of Progress: The History Of Street Art
Friday 5th May at 8:30pm & Saturday 6th May at 8:15pm
Two classics of late 20th century cinema taking place in habitats where nothing is what it seems and featuring protagonists who are woken up to face reality.
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Exploring the rise of Graffiti and Street Art. Before artists like Banksy and Shepard Fairey became recognized names, there were the graffiti pioneers. Narrated by John Waters, Wall Writers features unprecedented access to TAKI183, CORNBREAD, and other legendary writers and features archive footage from the late ‘60s and early ‘70s, a time when underprivileged city kids refused to remain in the shadows.
Alan J.W. Bell In Conversation Saturday 29th April at 3:00pm
Director and producer Alan J.W. Bell began his long career at the BBC as an assistant before graduating to an editing position and then on to producing and directing. His debut as a director came on two episodes of Michael Palin’s much loved Ripping Yarns and he followed it up with a challenging assignment as producer and director of the television version of Douglas Adams’ Hitch Hiker’s Guide To The Galaxy, a challenge he rose to with great success, producing a memorable and extremely funny combination of live action and animation on an extremely tight budget. We are delighted to welcome Alan to Fantastiq for an on-stage discussion of his work on the series and he will also be signing copies of his new book A Hitch in the Galaxy: The Making Of A Legend.
A Punchy History of Slapstick! Includes a screening of Eric Sykes’classic comedy The Plank Wednesday 3rd May at 6:15pm
Not standing up but falling down. Film and TV is filled with visual comedy legends, action heroes who made their mark in different physical guises - physical, acrobatic, shambolic, eccentric, salacious, grotesque. As the slapstick passed from hand to hand Chaplin, Tati, Laurel and Hardy, Cook and Moore, Monty Python. Delivered by The Lost Boys, this offers a fun exploration of the history of slapstick, drawing together the many strands of knockabout comedy tracing its roots from the beginnings in primitive ritual through Commedia dell’ Arte and onto the aforementioned legends of film and television. Tickets: £7.50, £6.50 concessions
Leslie Megahey In Conversation
A Tribute To Sir John Hurt
Sunday 30th April at 4:45pm
Thursday 4th May at 7:00pm
Producer and director Leslie Megahey was born in Belfast in 1944 and began his career in factual programming for the BBC producing documentaries on subjects as diverse as Van Gogh, Tolkein and Crime fiction. In 1979 he was offered the chance to become editor of the BBC’s flagship arts documentary series Omnibus, an offer he accepted on condition that he be given the go ahead to make the fiction film Schalcken The Painter which won acclaim when aired at Christmas that year. In the years since his career has taken in a diverse range of productions, including a documentary on Orson Welles, an adaptation of the opera Bluebeard’s Castle and the feature film The Hour Of The Pig.
Sir John Hurt was Patron of QUAD since our opening in 2008. Having lived in Derbyshire in his formative years, Sir John had his first cinema visit in Derby and his support for QUAD was unflinching and rooted in a desire to ensure that everyone in the city had the chance to experience inspiring cinema and film events. We wanted to take this opportunity to celebrate his stellar career and are delighted to welcome film critic and writer Danny Leigh (BBC, Guardian) to give an illustrated talk about the key highlights of Sir John’s film career followed by a screening of The Elephant Man. Alongside this we will officially rename Cinema 1 as the Sir John Hurt Cinema. Tickets: £10, £9 Concessions
FILMS Britain On Film: Black Britain Bunch Of Kunst
Germany 2017 103 mins Dir: Christine Franz
After The Storm Screening In June Japan 2016 117 mins Dir: Hirokazu Koreeda
Ryota (Hiroshi Abe), a former prize-winning author, went off the rails and now makes his living as a private detective. Barely scraping together a living and wasting what money he does make on gambling, Ryota offers little child-support to his ex-wife Kyoko (Yoko Make). When a storm traps the family in Ryota’s mother’s home for a night he sees the chance take back control of his existence and become a meaningful presence in the life of his son. With previous films Still Walking, Like Father, Like Son and Our Little Sister Hirokazu Koreeda has become the great modern chronicler of Japanese family life.
Thanks to their sweary rants about modern England, Nottingham duo Sleaford Mods have been called “the angriest band in Britain”. At 44, former chicken factory worker and father of two, Jason Williamson, his band mate, beatmaker Andrew Fearn, and their manager Steve Underwood, bus driver and avant garde bedroom label owner, have won over fans with their brutally honest lyrics and DIY ethos. Bunch of Kunst tells the story of three guys taking on the music business on their own terms. “Young people are signing major record deals and they just sing about love. I’m a great believer in love. But for ****’s sake, there’s a lot going on! Who wants to hear that if you are on 15 pounds a week? And you turn the telly on and some ****** is spitting on about love.” Jason Williamson, Sleaford Mods.
Australia 2017 116 mins Dir: Cate Shortland
Australian filmmaker Cate Shortland (Lore, Somersault) follows up the success of her first two films with an adaptation of Melanie Joosten’s novel. While on holiday in Berlin, photojournalist Clare (Teresa Palmer) embarks on a passionate holiday romance with charismatic local man Andi (Max Riemelt). But their affair suddenly changes pace when she wakes up to find Andi has locked her in his apartment and has no intention of letting her leave. A rich, subtle and insightful psychological thriller.
UK 1901–1985 91 mins Dir: Various
The third programme from Britain On Film on Tour explores the vital history of black Britain throughout the 20th Century. Bringing together films spanning 1901 to 1985 and taken from many different regions of the UK, it offers incredibly rare, little seen and valuable depictions of black British life on screen. Revealing new voices from across a century of vast and turbulent social change in the UK, this collection is not just an important educational tool – offering audiences the chance to explore stories of migration, community and the struggle against inequality – but also an opportunity to celebrate vivid black British life and culture on screen. Films included feature miners in the collieries of Edwardian Lancashire and Yorkshire; soldiers from the Empire fighting for King and ‘mother country’ in World War 1; rare colour footage of multi-racial Cardiff in 1964; touching interviews with black school leavers in 1965; growing racial tensions on a Liverpool housing estate; communities from New Cross, London in search of their roots and partying on the streets of Notting Hill during Carnival.
David Lynch: The Art Life USA/Denmark 2016 90 mins Dir: Jon Nguyen & Rick Barnes
Ahead of the new Twin Peaks series hitting the screens, this film offers an intimate portrayal of David Lynch. Narrated by Lynch himself – speaking from a vintage microphone from his painting studio in the Hollywood Hills – the film takes us on a journey through his youth. Covering his idyllic childhood in small-town America, his awkward teens and his time living the ‘art life’ in the dark streets of Philadelphia, he recounts stories of his family, his anxieties and fears, revealing the formative personal experiences that inspired both his visual and cinematic art. Combining home movies and footage of Lynch painting and sculpting alongside his musings; with camerawork and a score that reflects its subject’s aesthetic, this is an immersive and compelling portrait of an artist at work – as well as one of our most celebrated and unpredictable film-makers.
S Korea 2016 156 mins Dir: Park Chan-wook
Never one to play it safe, François Ozon (8 Women, The New Girlfriend) resists labelling yet again with this striking adaptation, or rather reimagining of Ernest Lubitsch’s lesser known drama – Broken Lullaby (1932). Largely black and white, Frantz takes place in 1919, when a young woman Anna (Paula Beer) discovers the mysterious Adrien (Pierre Niney) laying flowers at her eponymous fiance’s grave in a small German town. Adrien claims to be Frantz’s friend from his student days before the war. Anna introduces him to her family who are resistant, with the war still fresh. Ozon switches from the source material shifting the perspective from Adrien to Anna. It is here we find ourselves in Ozon territory, exploring themes of alienation, grief and adding newcomer Paula Beer to a long line of talented women that lead his films.
South Korean filmmaker Park Chan-wook’s (Oldboy, Stoker) erotic psychological thriller - adapted from Welsh author Sarah Waters’ historical novel ‘Fingersmith’ screened to vast acclaim in Competition at Cannes last year. It relocates Waters’ story from Victorian Britain to 1930s Korea during Japanese colonial rule. New girl Sookee (Kim Tae-ri) is hired as handmaiden to Japanese heiress Lady Hideko (Kim Min-hee), who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering Uncle Kouzuki (Cho Jin-woong). But Sookee has a secret: she has been recruited by a swindler posing as a Japanese nobleman to carry out a devilish plan of robbery, seduction and imprisonment which seems set to succeed – until she falls prey to unexpected emotions.
The Happiest Day In The Life Of Olli Maki
UK 2017 98 mins Dir: Jonathan Teplitzky
Finland/Sweden/Germany 2016 92 mins Dir: Juho Kuosmanen
Railway Man director, Teplitzky tackles one of Britain’s most prominent and complex icons, Winston Churchill during a nail-bitingly crucial stage of World War II. Churchill tells the story of the 48 hours before the 1944 D-Day landings. Allied Forces stand on the brink with a massive army secretly assembled on Britain’s south coast, poised to re-take Nazi-occupied Europe but waiting for Churchill’s potentially triumphant – or utterly disastrous – OK. Brian Cox tackles the role of Churchill, a man of rousing speeches and a background of military failures, as he weighs the pros and cons of sending so many troops onto the beaches. With Miranda Richardson as Churchill’s wife Clementine, John Slattery as Eisenhower, James Purefoy as King George VI and Ella Purnell as Churchill’s young secretary.
France/Germany 2016 114 mins Dir: François Ozon
Hampstead UK 2017 102 mins Dir: Joel Hopkins
Diane Keaton and Brendan Gleeson find unexpected love among the long grass on North London’s famed Hampstead Heath. Keaton plays an American widow who forms an unlikely alliance with Gleeson, who has been living on the outskirts of the woods for years, as they battle property developers using heavy handed tactics to get their own way. The film also starts Leslie Manville, Simon Callow, James Norton and Jason Watkins.
Set in Finland 1962, this true story follows Finnish boxer Olli Maki as he builds up to a world featherweight championship match. Side-stepping the traditional formula of boxing movies, Olli Maki blends humour, melancholy and wonderful nuanced character study to tell it’s tale. Shot in black and white, echoing Raging Bull, the film follows country baker Maki as he is groomed to be Finland’s next national hero despite only having 10 pro fights - to fight experienced undefeated US champion Davy Moore.
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A Man Called Ove
UK 2016 89 mins Dir: William Oldroyd
Sweden 2015 116 mins Dir: Hannes Holm
USA 1979 96 mins Dir: Woody Allen
USA 2017 132 mins Dir: John Madden
A thrilling 19th Century tragedy and one of the most exciting discoveries of this year’s London Film Festival, British director William Oldroyd’s exceptional debut stars the luminous Florence Pugh as a defiant, passionate young woman struggling against societal norms. Adapted from Nikolai Leskov’s 1865 novella ‘Lady Macbeth of Mitsensk District’ and transposed to rural England, it follows young bride Katherine (Florence Pugh), trapped in a loveless marriage to a much older man and browbeaten by her sadistic husband’s family. But when she embarks on a passionate affair with a young worker on their estate, a new force is unleashed in her; so powerful that she will stop at nothing to get what she wants.
Sweden’s smash hit and Academy Award nominated film, Hannes Holm’s A Man Called Ove is an irresistible adaptation of Fredrik Backman’s best-selling novel. Ove (Rolf Lassgard) is the quintessential angry old man next door. An isolated retiree with strict principles and a short fuse, who spends his days enforcing housing association rules that only he cares about and visiting his wife’s grave, Ove has given up on life. But when pregnant Parvaneh (Bahar Pars) and her young family move next door, his solitary, regimented world is shaken in ways he would never have imagined, and from inauspicious beginnings an unlikely friendship forms. What emerges is a heartwarming tale of unreliable first impressions and the gentle reminder that life is sweeter when it’s shared.
In a return to the fertile ground he covered in Annie Hall. Allen plays Isaac, a 42-year television writer who’s paying two alimonies and dating a teenager (Mariel Hemmingway), while his second ex-wife, lesbian Jill (Meryl Streep) is writing a tell all book about their marriage. His life can get any more complicated then he meets Mary (Diane Keaton). By turns a rhapsodic city symphony and an astute character study, Manhattan is presented in a new 4k Restored Digital print.
Jessica Chastain takes on the eponymous role in John Madden’s (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) new thriller. Chastain plays Miss Sloane, the high-powered lobbyist in Washington DC. However, the cost of the fight may be too high a price to pay when she comes up against the equally powerful gun lobby.
UK/USA 2017 Dir: Roger Michell
In this new adaptation of the Daphne du Maurier gothic mystery novel a young man named Philip (Sam Claflin) inherits a Cornish estate from his guardian. There he finds himself drawn to the title character, played by Oscar winner Rachel Weisz, but his feelings become extremely complicated when evidence arises which suggests she may have killed his guardian and be planning a similar fate for Philip himself. An unusually tense costume drama. From the Director of Enduring Love and Le Week-end.
Letters From Baghdad
UK/USA/France 2016 95 mins Dir: Zeva Oelbaun/ Sabine Krayenbuhl
UK 2017 89 mins Dir: Sean Foley
This fascinating documentary explores the life of extraordinary English writer, archaeologist, diplomat and spy Gertrude Bell. As a young woman, she travelled extensively throughout the Middle East, from Palestine to Syria to Iraq (then Mesopotamia), producing maps and scholarly works and becoming fluent in Arabic and Persian. She wielded significant power in British Imperial policy across the Middle East – the only woman to do so – working closely with tribal Arabs to help soldiers move across the desert during World War I. Openly critical of colonialism, the film shows how her work offered a counterpoint to typical British all-male colonial power, and that her ideas about the future of the region were in many cases stunningly prescient. A rich tapestry of archive footage alongside letters, spoken aloud by Tilda Swinton, and testimony from Bell’s peers including T E Lawrence and Vita Sackville-West.
My Cousin Rachel
Washed-up actor Richard Thorncroft (The Mighty Boosh’s Julian Barret) has fallen a long way since his career peak in the late ‘80s playing ‘Mindhorn’, a detective with a robotic eye which can “see the truth”. Having failed to make it in Hollywood he has now been reduced to battling John Nettles for jobs on adverts for orthopaedic socks. But when a madman (Russell Tovey) begins a crime spree on The Isle Of Man and insists to the police that he will only deal with Mindhorn, Richard spots an opportunity to reignite his career. A fantastic comedy featuring a host of familiar British actors embracing the absurdity of the concept, including Steve Coogan, Kenneth Branagh, Andrea Riseborough, Harriet Walter and Simon Callow.
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USA 2001 147 mins Dir: David Lynch
Naomi Watts (Birdman) gives a career making performance as aspiring actress Betty, who after arriving in Hollywood, befriends an amnesiac woman (Laura Harring) and tries to help her recover her memory. Once established, the film proceeds to subvert any certainty about them, instead offering a swirling atmosphere of increasing surrealism. As twisting and turning as the Hollywood road it takes its name from, this is a story about Hollywood – what it is and how it operates, its powers of myth, illusion and delusion. A monumental classic by one of the masters of contemporary cinema. David Lynch’s quintessential neo-noir is back on the big screen in a new 4k digital transfer supervised by the director himself.
My Life As A Courgette S France 2016 66 mins Dir: Claude Barras
Nine year-old Icare is taken to live in a children’s home after the death of his alcoholic mother, something for which he feels a terrible guilt. Life at the children’s home is initially difficult as the other children are reluctant to accept Icare (who now insists he be called Courgette, his mother’s pet name for him) into their group. Slowly, and with the help of a kindly police officer, Courgette will learn to trust and perhaps find true love in this gorgeous stop-motion animated tale, featuring charming colourful designs that disguise the real emotional weight at its heart. Oscar nominated for Best Animated Film with a screenplay by Girlhood director Celine Sciamma.
One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest USA 1975 134 mins Dir: Milos Forman
Adapted from Ken Kesey’s novel, the film centres on Randle McMurphy (Jack Nicholson), a convict who simulates mental illness in the hope that a transfer to a psychiatric hospital might ensure an early release. But he hasn’t bargained for the rigid regimen of Nurse Ratched (a superb Louise Fletcher), who dislikes his disruptive – though he would say liberating – effect on the ward. Inspired casting (Danny DeVito, Brad Dourif and Christopher Lloyd are among the patients) and Forman’s naturalistic direction lend authenticity to the proceedings, so that the film succeeds both as an anti-authoritarian parable and as an affecting reminder of the psychiatric practises of the past. Winner of 5 Oscars.
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The Zookeeper’s Wife USA 2017 124 mins Dir: Niki Caro
The Other Side Of Hope S Finland 2017 98 mins Dir: Aki Kaurismaki
Six years since the award-winning Le Havre, Finnish master Aki Kaurismaki returns with this comedy-drama – the second in a planned trilogy focusing on port cities – and this time informed by the ongoing migrant crisis in Europe. Kaurismaki regular Sakari Kuosmann stars as Wikstrom, restauranteur and former travelling salesman who crosses paths with a Syrian refugee (Sherwan Haji), part of a newly arrived group in Finland. Kaurismaki brings his dead pan humour to the very real topical matter with style, sensitivity and wit. “…the film is devilishly funny, economically constructed… and decked out in the director’s dismal palette of cobalt blue, moss green and burnt-marmalade orange. ” The Guardian
Italy 1954 108 mins Dir: Federico Fellini
Over sixty years since it won the first Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film and launched both its director Federico Fellini (8 ½ , La Dolce Vita) and its lead actress, Giulietta Masina to international stardom, La Strada is returning to cinemas in a new digital restoration. In a story of true outsiders, Masina plays Gelsomina, a naïve young woman sold by her desperate mother to boorish strongman Zampanó to be both his wife and performance assistant as he tours central Italy. Transcending the dogmatic underpinnings of the early neorealist movement, La Strada was key to exploring new poetic sensibility in Italian cinema.
The Red Turtle France/Belgium/Japan 2016 80 mins Dir: Michael Dudok de Wit
In this beautifully animated tale, told without dialogue, a man wakes up on a deserted island. His attempts to escape the island on rafts built of bamboo are repeatedly foiled by a red turtle. One evening he spies the turtle crawling on to the shore and takes revenge, an act which will have a profound effect on the course of his life. A co-production between Europe’s Wild Bunch and Japan’s legendary Studio Ghibli, working with a non-Japanese director for the very first time, The Red Turtle is a visually stunning fable which richly deserved its nomination for Best Animated Film at the 2017 Oscars..
“Unadorned, strikingly realistic and yet genuinely tender and compassionate” The New York Times
A Quiet Passion UK/USA 2016 125 mins Dir: Terence Davies
Terence Davies (Of Time and the City) brings this controlled, spirited and refreshingly funny biopic of 19th century American poet Emily Dickinson to the screen, with a taut central performance by Cynthia Nixon. Dickinson’s life - appropriate to her poetry - was one of great interiority: she was born and died in Amherst, Massachusetts, never married and lived a reclusive existence while writing some of the most piercingly beautiful, directly emotional and innovative verse ever published. But Davies works hard to show her as a passionate and conflicted figure who continually questioned the patriarchal society in which she lived. He explores her interaction with her family and wider community - including her supportive father (Keith Carradine), her confidante sister Lavinia (Jennifer Ehle); all documented with insight, intellect and bursts of imagination and humour.
Set in 1939, as the Nazis are invading Poland, Antonina (Jessica Chastain) and Jan Zabinski, (Johan Heldenbergh) run the Warsaw Zoo and begin covertly working with the Resistance to action their plan to save hundreds of lives from what has become the Warsaw Ghetto. They utilise their now empty zoo to help rescue Jews right under the noses of the occupying Nazi forces and their commander Lutz (Daniel Bruhl).
S.H.A.D.O Con Derby Remembers WW1 Film Festival Asunder Wednesday 21st June UK 2016 72 mins Dir: Esther Johnson
Spaceship UK 2016 86 mins Dir: Alex Taylor
Alien Abduction, Unicorns, Teenage BDSM role play and Nordic Metal. First time British director Alex Taylor unleashes his day-glow examination of teen ennui in the affluent Surrey commuter belt. Alexa Davies shines as the ethereal Lucidia, who spends her days with her misfit community of cyber goths. When she is seemingly abducted by aliens, her Metal loving Finnish father must search for her among the strange world she inhabited. For fans of Harmony Korine (Gummo) and Gregg Araki (Nowhere), this is a bold debut feature.
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Narrated by Kate Adie, Asunder tells the story of what happened to a quintessential British town during the First World War, with virtually all of its men abroad fighting and its women and children left behind. Using archive and contemporary footage and audio, this documentary reveals the stories of people from Tyneside and Wearside and uncovers just what life was like on the home front. We are delighted to welcome the film’s director for an exclusive Q&A.
All Quiet On The Western Front Sunday 25th June USA 1930 129 mins Dir: Lewis Milestone
Based on the novel by Erich Maria Remarque, a German veteran of World War I, and starring Louis Wolheim, Lew Ayres, John Wray and Arnold Lucy. Considered a most realistic and harrowing account of warfare in World War I, All Quiet On The Western Front relates the soldiers’ physical and mental stress during the war, and won Academy Awards for both Outstanding Production and Best Director. FREE for schools, £5 for general audiences
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Saturday 3rd June, 10:00am – 5:00pm
QUAD, in association with the organisers of SHADO CON, are pleased to announce the first convention for fans of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson’s cult TV programme UFO for nearly 30 years. First screened in 1970, this series only ran for 26 episodes but it remains one of the foremost sci-fi dramas of the era. It boasted cutting-edge special effects including innovative model vehicles of the future, futuristic costumes and eye-catching set designs, as well as first-rate actors including Ed Bishop, George Sewell, Gabrielle Drake, and Michael Billington. Join us for a celebration for fans of Gerry & Sylvia Anderson’s UFO featuring Special Guests, Panel Discussions, Autographs and Photos, Merchandise, Screenings and Model & Art Displays. Confirmed Guests Ayshea Brough (SHADO Technician) Michael Jayston (Episode The Sound Of Silence) Ruric Powell (Writer Conflict & The Dalotek Affair) Tickets: £45, £35 Concessions
UNIVERSAL HORROR MONTH
THE FRINGES The best of Asian cinema, past and present, curated and introduced by Peter Munford.
In June and early July, Fright Club is heading further back than ever before to the golden days of Universal Horror films where monsters really were monsters! From 1931, Universal had a string of mega hits that established horror as a box office draw. We revisit some of the stellar highlights of the period before culminating in a classic retro 3D presentations of Creature From The Black Lagoon.
The Bride Of Frankenstein Friday 23rd – Monday 26th June USA 1935 75 mins Dir: James Whale
Friday 2nd – Monday 5th June USA 1931 70 mins Dir: Tod Browning
Friday 16th – Monday 19th June USA 1932 73 mins Dir: Karl Freund
The first ‘official’ adaptation of Bram Stoker’s novel sees director Tod Browning bring the enigmatic Count Dracula to the screen in the form of the spellbinding Bela Lugosi. A real estate agent travels to the Carpathian mountains for a business meeting with Count Dracula. There he falls under the influence of the client and the pair travel back to England where the Count begins preying on young innocents. All the iconic imagery that we now naturally connect with Dracula were established in this ground breaking film.
Capitalising on the hit Frankenstein, Universal were keen to exploit their new star Boris Karloff casting him in The Old Dark House and as Fu Manchu in The Mask Of Fu Manchu. But it was as the bandaged Mummy Imhotep that Karloff struck gold again. A team of British archaeologists accidentally revive a mummified high priest after 3700 years of unquiet slumber. Alive again, he sets out on an obsessive and deadly quest to find his last love.
“She’s Alive!!” Back for more, director James Whale brings the full force of his camp wit to bear for the sequel to the 1931 original. Fleeing from a group of enraged villagers seeking revenge for the death of a young girl, Frankenstein’s Monster finds refuge in an old crypt. There he meets Dr Pretorius, Dr Frankenstein’s former mentor and a scientist with his own ambitions of creating life from cadavers! Elsa Lanchester stars alongside Karloff’s Monster as the Bride completes with the lightning bolt haircut that has become a staple for Halloween nights!
Frankenstein The Invisible Man Friday 9th – Monday 12th June USA 1933 71 mins Dir: James Whale
Covered in bandages and wearing dark glasses, the mysterious Dr Griffin arrives in a small English village and takes a room at the local tavern. Unbeknownst to the villagers, Griffin has created a serum that makes him invisible – he attempts to hide his amazing discovery, but the drug’s side effects slowly drive him to commit acts of terror!
Whilst on a research mission deep in the Amazon, a group of scientists drug and capture a creature from the mysterious Black Lagoon, who becomes enamoured with the head scientist’s female assistant. The creature – an amphibious missing link – escapes and kidnaps the object of his affection, causing his former captors to launch a crusade to rescue their colleague and destroy the monster they have discovered.
Friday 23rd – Monday 26th June USA 1931 70 mins Dir: James Whale
Dr. Frankenstein, a reclusive scientist increasingly obsessed with his unusual experiments, dares to tamper with life and death by creating a human monster out of lifeless body parts. When a criminal’s brain is inadvertently transplanted inside the creature with potentially dangerous effects, its creators decide that it must be destroyed.
Larry Talbot returns to his ancestral home in Wales to console his estranged father after the death of his older brother. Attempting to reconcile with his father and win the heart of a local girl, Larry’s integration into his new community becomes strained when he falls victim to a vicious animal attack and starts to experience unusual symptoms that echo folk legends about werewolves. Arriving in the second wave of Universal Horrors, Lon Chaney Jr continues his father’s work in the genre as the hirsute horror.
Thursday 4th May at 8:45pm Japan 2014 110 mins Dir: Shinya Tsukamoto
Shinya Tsukamoto gained international attention early in 2017 for his performance in Martin Scorsese’s Silence, but has actually been writing, directing and acting in his own films for nearly thirty years, most notably with his cult Tetsuo series. His most recent film is an adaptation of the classic novel by Shohei Ooka which follows a Japanese soldier (played by Tsukamoto himself) as he confronts illness, starvation and brutality in the Philippines at the close of World War 2. A film not for the faint at heart, as Tsukamoto plunges the viewer into the horrors of war with characteristic verve and little in the way of restraint. “Stands out for the sheer force of its terrors and the darkly hypnotic trance it provokes” Screen Anarchy
Mighty Peking Man Friday 16th June at 8:45pm Hong Kong 1977 86 mins Dir: Meng Hua Ho
Free 3D Glasses provided.
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Friday 30th June – Monday 3rd July USA 1941 70 mins Dir: George Waggner
Fires On The Plain (Advised )
Friday 30th June – Sunday 2nd July USA 1954 79 mins Dir: Jack Arnold
See two films for £12, £10 Concessions
The Wolf Man
Creature From The Black Lagoon (Retro 3D)
Adventurers, led by the intrepid yet broken hearted Johnny (Danny Lee) travel to the Himalayas to capture a legendary giant ape which is reportedly 10 storeys tall. They discover that the ape, known as Utam, has been raising a fur-bikini clad woman, Samantha (Evelyn Kraft), ever since her family died in a plane crash when she was a child. Johnny and Samantha fall in love and bring Utam back to Hong Kong. Once there an unscrupulous promoter seeks to exploit Utam in a freak-show and before you can say “man-in-suit” Utam is on the rampage, with no model building safe from his rage. This B-movie take on King Kong ups the goofiness factor beyond belief, producing a camply comedic spectacle quite unlike anything you have ever seen before. “Insane genius” Roger Ebert
Friday 12th – Sunday 14th May France/Belgium 2016 99 mins Dir: Julia Ducournau
Written and directed by Julia Ducournau, Raw tells the meaty tale of a vegetarian veterinary student who develops an uncontrollable taste for human flesh after a freshman hazing ritual. It caused uproar with audiences fainting at the Toronto Film Festival (nothing like cinema hysteria to whip up interest!) “ Julia Ducournau is a 33 year-old first time feature director who makes her worryingly brilliant debut with this saturnalia of arthouse horror.” Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian.
“The script is at once fiercely original and replete with a rich awareness of the genre, smoothly referencing films from Carrie to Ginger Snaps and The Craft. One of Sight And Sound’s Best Films Of 2016” Sight And Sound
CINE KIDS Cine Kids are family friendly screenings held every Saturday, Sunday and daily during school holidays. Cine Kids Membership is free and covers the whole family at the same address until the youngest child reaches 16 years. All tickets are £3.50 for Cine Kids Club Members.
LIVE SCREENINGS Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?
Cine Kids Membership is free and open to all families with children aged 16 or under and available from QUAD Box Office. Please see bit.ly/cinekidsatquad, call QUAD Box Office or online. Join our Facebook group bit.ly/fbcinekids for details of the next film screenings.
Thursday 18th May at 7:00pm Encores: Monday 19th June at 1:00pm & Tuesday 20th June at 7:00pm
Rosencrantz And Guildenstern Are Dead The Amazing Mr. Blunden Monday 1st May at 10:00am UK 1972 100 mins Dir: Lionel Jeffries
Mrs Allen and her young children Lucy, Jamie and Benjamin are given a chance to escape their squalid London flat and become caretakers of a derelict country house. There they discover the friendly ghosts of two children who died in the mansion a century earlier. A magic potion enables the children to travel back in time to attempt to save their new pals. This second film directed by actor Lionel Jeffries (The Railway Children) is a charming adventure tale, full of thrills and spills to delight the whole family.
My Life As A Courgette (Ma Vie De Courgette)
Peter Pan S
Switzerland / France 2016 66 mins
Nine year old Icare (‘Courgette’) finds himself in a local orphanage after the accidental death of his alcoholic mother. Here he meets a group of children, each with their own emotional burdens and traumas to bear. A stunning Oscar nominated animation exploring ways we can adapt to the world.
USA 1953 77 mins Dir: Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske & Clyde Geronimi
The original Disney animated version of J.M. Barrie’s story about children who fly off with the eternally young Peter Pan to Neverland, where they encounter Captain Hook and his pirate crew.
Encores: Monday 8th May at 7:00pm & Tuesday 9th May at 1:00pm
Daniel Radcliffe, Joshua McGuire and David Haig star in Tom Stoppard’s brilliantly funny situation comedy, broadcast live from The Old Vic theatre in London. David Leveaux’s new production marks the 50th anniversary of the play. Against the backdrop of Hamlet, two hapless minor characters, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, take centre stage. As the young double act stumble their way in and out of the action of Shakespeare’s iconic drama, they become increasingly out of their depth.
USA 2017 Dir: David Bowers
A suit-wearing briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his seven-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co. Voiced by Miles Christopher Bakshi, Alec Baldwin and Eric Bell Jr.
Peter Pan Saturday 10th June at 1:00pm
All children, except one, grow up… A delight for children and adults alike, Sally Cookson (NT Live: Jane Eyre) directs this wondrously inventive production, a co-produced with Bristol Old Vic theatre. “Spellbindingly imaginative. A dazzling production. ” Radio Times Special £10 ticket price for Under 16’s
Salomé Encores: Monday 10th July at 1:00pm & Tuesday 11th July at 7:00pm
Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol 2 Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul
USA 2017 97 mins Dir: Tom McGrath
“Imelda Staunton is at her magnificent best. A first-rate ” The Guardian revival of an astonishing play
Thursday 22nd June at 7:00pm
USA 2017 Dir: James Gunn
The Boss Baby
In the early hours of the morning on the campus of an American college, Martha, much to her husband George’s displeasure, has invited the new professor and his wife to their home for some after-party drinks. As the alcohol flows and dawn approaches, the young couple are drawn into George and Martha’s toxic games until the evening reaches its climax in a moment of devastating truth-telling.
The latest movie based on Jeff Kinney’s best-selling novels. Greg convinces his family to take a road trip to attend his great grandmother’s 90th birthday as a foil for his for plan to attend a nearby gamer convention. Unsurprisingly, things start to go badly wrong.
Set to the backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team’s adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage.
Universal Horror Month June/July
Jude Law stars in the stage production of Obsession, broadcast live from the Barbican Theatre in London. Ivo van Hove directs this new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 films. Gino is a drifter, down-at-heel and magnetically handsome. At a road side restaurant he encounters husband and wife, Giuseppe and Giovanna. Irresistibly attracted to each other, Gino and Giovanna begin a fiery affair and plot to murder her husband. In this chilling tale of passion and destruction.
Revisit the golden days and see the original versions! See P12 for details Dracula The Invisible Man The Mummy Frankenstein The Bride Of Frankenstein The Wolf Man Creature From The Black Lagoon (Retro 3D)
Thursday 11th May at 7:00pm Encores: Monday, 29th May at 7:00pm & Tuesday 30 May at 1:00pm
This charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution. Internationally acclaimed theatre director Yaël Farber (Les Blancs) draws on multiple accounts to create her urgent, hypnotic production which will be broadcast live from the stage of the National Theatre.
Angels In America Part 1 – Millennium Approaches Thursday 20th July at 7:00pm Encores: Thursday 27th July at 1:00pm & Monday 7th August at 7:00pm
Part 2 – Perestroika Thursday 27th July at 7:00pm Encores: Monday 14th August at 7:00pm & Tuesday 15th August at 1:00pm
America in the mid-80s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. Andrew Garfield (Silence, Hacksaw Ridge) playsPrior Walter along with a cast including Denise Gough (People, Places And Things), Nathan Lane (The Producers), James McArdle (Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and Russell Tovey (The Pass). This new staging of Tony Kushner’s multi-award winning two-part play is directed by Olivier and Tony award winning director Marianne Elliot (The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time and War Horse).
EXHIBITION ON SCREEN
WORLD ART IN CINEMA
EOS: Michelangelo: Love and Death
Raphael: The Lord Of The Arts
Thursday 31st August at 7:00pm Encores – Monday 18th September at 1:00pm and Tuesday 19th September at 7:00pm
“Brutal yet ferociously funny
“Billie Piper makes a shattering Yerma in Simon ” The Observer Stone’s inspired reworking of Lorca “A shatteringly powerful reinvention of a familiar ” The Independent classic
Tuesday 13th June at 7:00pm & Thursday 15th June at 1:00pm
Tuesday 23rd May at 7:00pm Encore: Thursday 25th May at 1:00pm
NT Live Tickets £17, £15 concessions, £13 QUAD Members
RSC Live: Julius Caesar Monday 8th May at 1:00pm
Angus Jackson directs Shakespeare’s epic political tragedy, as the race to claim the empire spirals out of control. Caesar returns from war, all-conquering, but mutiny is rumbling through the corridors of power. The Rome season in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre opens with the politics of spin and betrayal turning to violence. Following his sell-out productions of Tom Morton-Smith’s Oppenheimer (2014) and James Fenton’s adaptation of Don Quixote (2016), Season Director Angus Jackson steers the thrilling action.
RSC Live: Antony & Cleopatra
RSC Live: Titus Andronicus
Wednesday 24th May at 7:00pm & Monday 12th June at 1:00pm
Wednesday 9th August at 7:00pm & Monday 21st August at 1:00pm
Iqbal Khan directs Shakespeare’s tragedy of love and duty, picking up the story where Julius Caesar ends. Following Caesar’s assassination, Mark Antony has reached the heights of power. Now he has neglected his empire for a life of decadent seduction with his mistress, Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt. Torn between love and duty, Antony’s military brilliance deserts him, and his passion leads the lovers to their tragic end. Iqbal Khan returns to the RSC to direct, following his critically acclaimed productions of Othello (2015) and Much Ado About Nothing (2012).
The decay of Rome reaches violent depths in Shakespeare’s gory revenge tragedy presents us with murder as entertainment, and, as the body count piles up, poses questions about the nature of sexuality, family, class and society. Blanche McIntyre returns to the RSC to direct Shakespeare’s brutal revenge tragedy RSC Live Tickets: £17, £15 Concessions and £13 QUAD Members
To coincide with a glorious new exhibition at the National Gallery of London, this film offers a full and fresh biography of Michelangelo who, with Leonardo, is considered one of the greatest artists of the Renaissance – and perhaps of all time. This film explores his relationship with his contemporaries and his immense artistic practice which included painting, sculpture and architecture. Not least the universally adored David in Florence, the Sistine Chapel in Rome and the Manchester Madonna (today at the National Gallery). This major new film goes to the heart of just who was this tempestuous, passionate but much loved genius.
EOS / World Art In Cinema Tickets: £13, £11 Concessions, £10 QUAD Members & Under 16s
La Traviata Thursday 8th June at 7:00pm Encore: Tuesday 13th June at 2:00pm Captured Live in 2014. Sung in Italian with English subtitles.
British Museum Presents: Hokusai Sunday 4th June at 6:00pm Encore Tuesday 6th June at 1:00pm
British Museum Presents: Hokusai is a ground-breaking documentary and exclusive private view of the forthcoming British Museum exhibition Hokusai: Beyond The Great Wave. Focusing on the work, life and times of Katsushika, Japan’s greatest artist, the film uses stunning close-ups and expert insights to illustrate his wide-ranging influence and extraordinary legacy. Tickets: £13, £11 Concessions & £10 QUAD Members
The first film of the life and work of one of the most famous artists in the world, Raphael Sanzio. He died aged just 37 and yet managed to leave an indelible mark on art. In a well-balanced dialogue between historical reconstruction and artistic commentary, the film retraces the most significant moments of Raphael’s life. Expert contributions by acclaimed art historians Antonio Paolucci, Vincenzo Farinella and Antonio Natali enrich the story of the life and work of the artist.
Violetta gives up every hope of happiness in this heart-wrenching love story. With its world-famous arias, La traviata is the perfect introduction to Glyndebourne. Alfredo, a young man from the provinces, falls in love with Violetta, the stylish toast of Paris. However, their dreams are threatened by both a merciless society.
La clemenza di Tito
Thursday 6th July at 7:00pm
Thursday 3rd August at 7:00pm
Encore: Wednesday 12th July at 1:00pm
Encore: Tuesday 8th August at 1:00pm
World premiere. Brett Dean’s colourful, energetic, witty and richly lyrical music expertly captures the modernity of this timeless tale, while Matthew Jocelyn’s libretto is pure Shakespeare. A cast of some of the finest singing actors of the moment will bring Hamlet to life. British tenor and Glyndebourne favourite Allan Clayton will play Hamlet. Mezzosoprano Sarah Connolly will play Gertrude and Canadian soprano Barbara Hannigan will make her Glyndebourne debut as Ophelia. Legendary bass John Tomlinson plays The Ghost of Old Hamlet.
Sung in Italian with English subtitles.
Conducted by Robin Ticciati and directed by Claus Guth, Mozart’s opera delivers sublime musical beauty and heart-tugging humanity, loosely based on the life of the Roman Emperor Titus. Australian tenor Steve Davislim makes his Glyndebourne debut as Tito, with Alice Coote as Vitellia and Kate Lindsey as Sesto. Glyndebourne Tickets: £17, £15 Concessions & £13 QUAD Members
EXHIBITION TOURS Gallery Host Tours 2
Ahead still lies our future emerged out of scanning the endless tapestry of photography and lens-based arts, for radio frequencies emitted from the future, barely audible sounds of hope that signal a new era beyond the capitalocene. What is needed at this junction is not mere imagery, pictures from the here and now, but images that ground vision anew, performed first in the work of the artists, and reflected on by the viewer in that most mysterious space that precedes words. Perhaps then we can transcend our bewildering incapacity to imagine a way to move forward, together.
Ahead still lies our future Until 11th June, QUAD Gallery
Artists: Lida Abdul, Lisa Barnard, Ursula Biemann, Kenta Cobayashi, Hannah Darabi, Sohrab Hura, Zhang Jungang, Wanuri Kahiu, Ester Vonplon and Sadie Wechsler. Rapidly accelerating changes in the biosphere caused by human impact on Earth has pushed us into a new geological epoch, often referred to as either ‘Anthropocene’ or ‘Capitalocene’. Ahead still lies our future brings together 10 international artists whose work encourages speculation on global imagined futures. This is the focal exhibition of FORMAT17, curated by Hester Keijser and Louise Clements, in response to the festival’s theme of HABITAT.
- Hester Keijser, Curator
Image credits: 1 Part 1 Redo by Sadie Wechsler. 2
Lisa Barnard, CPU from the series The Fox and the Rooster, 2017
Ursula Biemann, Forest Law, BAK Utrecht, 2015, photography Tom Janssen
Every Friday during Ahead still lies our future. 12:00pm & 4:00pm.
FORMAT OPEN CALL 24th March – 11th June, QUAD Extra Gallery Spaces
Artists: Gijs van den Berg & Jan Dirk van der Burg, Christopher Bethell, Dominika Gesicka, Katrin Koenning, Drew Nikonowicz, Alexandra Polina and Alexey Shlyk This group exhibition presents the work of photographers who have been selected via an international open call for projects in response to the FORMAT17 festival theme of HABITAT, and showcases diverse approaches to the theme, ranging from projects concerned with human impact and ecologies to an autobiographical journey across the United States in search of family truths. Image credit: Dominika Gesicka, from the series This is no real life, 2016.
FORMAT International Photography Festival
Ahead still lies our future addresses the theme of Habitat from a position of hope. The new geological epoch that our actions have caused, is threatening the very sphere that is the precondition for our existence as a species. From the confrontation with our extinction is also growing an awareness of our unbreakable bond with nature as a living, sentient being, and of our collective responsibility for it. Right now the human race, which is transgressive in essence, is learning how to learn to act together, to create a new vision of what future can be like, should be like.
Ahead still lies our future and FORMAT Open Call exhibitions were part of FORMAT17 that took place in venues across Derby from 24 March– 23 April 2017. The festival, established in 2004, is now the UK’s largest international biennale of contemporary photography. The 2015 festival welcomed over 100,000 visitors from all over the world and the festival in 2017 engaged even more, and was curated around the theme of HABITAT.
The universe does not care if we live or die, if our planet lives or dies. But in the brief moment of our existence as living beings, we should not forget that the universe sees itself through our eyes. In us, through us, the universe becomes self-conscious. In our gazing at the stars, the stars gaze at themselves. That is not a ground for declaring ourselves superior life forms, it is not ground for arrogance. It ought to be a ground for joy, surprise, relish, celebration and wonder, even when life on earth can confront us with unsufferable hardships.
Join the FORMAT mailing list to keep up on all the developments: www.formatfestival.com
Short tours and informal chats about the current exhibition with QUAD’s team! Exhibition tours are FREE. No need to book – just turn up at QUAD Reception.
QUAD Gallery Late Nights Ahead still lies our future Thursday 11th & 25th May, 5:00pm – 9:00pm
Late openings of the exhibition, with tours through the evening by QUAD Senior Curator Peter Bonnell. Exhibition tours are FREE. No need to book – just turn up at QUAD Reception.
Coming soon Robots & Artificial Intelligence 1st July – 10th September QUAD Gallery & QUAD Extra Gallery Spaces
A special exhibition season focusing on Artificial Intelligence and robotics. Not to be missed! Check the QUAD website for continually updating information… OPEN CALL We are seeking submissions from artists, collaborators and collectives for a group exhibition throughout QUAD’s Extra Gallery Spaces as part of our forthcoming season focusing on Artificial Intelligence and robotics. We are looking for artists utilising robotics or AI in the production of their artworks, or those who are exploring the concepts, ethics and issues surrounding them. For more information contact Michael Sargeant firstname.lastname@example.org
PHOTOGRAPHY & WRITING COURSES
Writing From Life with Eve Makis Thursday 8th June, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Romance Writing and Happy Endings! Writing Workshop with Jane Linfoot Thursday 11th May, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Bestselling local author Jane Linfoot will be deliveing a workshop session on romance writing, share her own experiences as she learned to write in the field, chat about the publishing opportunities in this very popular genre and highlight the commercial hotspots you might target. With a mix of discussion and shared workshop exercises, you’ll discover ways to create characters that readers will enjoy and how to develop a storyline the market will love. You’ll also learn a way to make a confident start on your own novel if you’re just beginning, and gain tips on how to strengthen your work if you’ve already begun.
Fantastic Tales And How To Write Them: Creative Writing Course
How To Run A Writing Event With Alex Davis
Tuesdays from 16th May - 6th June, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Saturday 20th May, 10:00am - 4:00pm
A concise four-week creative writing course with Tutor Ruth de Haas on how to plan, write and market speculative fiction. The emphasis is on fantasy but we’ll also cover horror and science-fiction. The course covers a wide range of topics including world building, plotting, characterisation, and the marketplace, with plenty of interactive exercises. Suitable for all levels of writing experience. Attendees can begin a new piece of writing or improve upon a work-in-progress.
With a huge range of booming literature festivals, book launches, writing workshops, conventions and much more besides, the writing event scene is livelier than ever. But how do you go about putting together a successful event yourself ?
Course Fees: £40 £30 Concessions £25 QUAD Members
Image credit: Graham Lucas Commons
This workshop is aimed at aspiring event co-ordinators, with a range of practical tips for leading to a successful activity, including developing your concept, programming speakers, marketing and on the day delivery. QUAD’s Literature Officer Alex Davis has been involved in running writing events for over a decade including Derby Book Festival, Derby Festival of Words, Nottingham’s Poetry In The City, Edge-Lit, Alt.Fiction and more. Tickets: £30 Image credit: Graham Lucas Commons
International Conference: PaintingDigitalPhotography Tuesday 9th May, 10:00am – 5:30pm, QUAD Cinema 2
Guest speakers include: Marc Luders, John Hilliard, Astrid Honold, Catherine M. Weir, Duncan Wooldridge, Stephanie Rushton, Dario Srbic and James Faure Walker. The PaintingDigitalPhotography conference seeks to investigate how artists and theorists are currently engaged in critical discourses around the shifting relationships of painting, photography, and digital manipulation. How are these mediums being defined in their connection to one another as new hybrid forms are being created through their combination? What do these combinations tell us about these mediums and disciplines, their natures and practices, in the digital age?
Central to the debate will be the focus on the blurred boundaries, common threads, antagonisms, distinctions, and growing interrelationship between painting, photography, and ‘the digital’ in the development of new creative practices. Open to anyone interested in or working in contemporary visual culture. PaintingDigitalPhotography is organised by QUAD and the University of Derby. The conference organisers are Carl Robinson, Programme Leader, BA (Hons) Fine Art, University of Derby; and Peter Bonnell, Senior Curator, QUAD. COST: £10, £8 concessions, booking is advised through QUAD Box Office. Image credit: Marc Luders, Objekt 809-1-2, oil on ilfochrome print, 2012
Poetry From Start To Finish Mondays, 12th June - 17th July, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Join Derby writer and spoken word artist Sophie Sparham for an in-depth six-week poetry course. Focusing on all elements of the subject, the course will begin with exploring different poetic forms before moving onto writing techniques, editing and then finally advice on publication and performance. Whether you’re just starting out, or have been writing for a while, the course will allow you to develop your skills, hone your craft and expand your writing technique. Course Fees: £60 £50 concessions £45 QUAD Members Image credit: Graham Lucas Commons
Join acclaimed author Eve Makis to have a go at life writing through a series of short, structured, fun exercises. Use your experiences as the basis for fiction or memoir writing. The session includes writing advice and constructive feedback and is suitable for beginners and more seasoned writers. Taught by a novelist who always comes equipped with cake! Tickets: £8
DSLR Photography Level 1 Tuesdays 29th June - 27th July 6:15pm - 8:45pm
Back by popular demand, this five-week course is ideal if you have recently purchased, are going to purchase or want to learn more about your digital SLR camera. It is suitable for people who have only used the ‘Auto’ mode and are uncertain about the other camera functions. Designed to demystify the features and characteristics of these cameras in an interesting and accessible way, the course, with tutor Jon Legge, will feature talks, ‘hands-on’ workshops, demonstrations and group activities. By the end of the course you will have the confidence to use the camera in a more creative way, and have a basic understanding of light, composition and colour. Please bring your own DSLR if possible or contact Dariusp@ derbyquad.co.uk to reserve a QUAD camera. Bridge cameras can be used on the course but please check before booking. Cost: £160, £140 concessions Image credit: Stu Bennion
Saturday 15th July 2017, 10:00am - late
One of the UK’s favourite sciencefiction, fantasy and horror writing events, bringing together some of the UK’s leading authors for a day of workshops, panels, readings and book launches. With a friendly atmosphere, a fantastic modern venue, an incredible array of booksellers and a huge amount of activity on the day, Edge-Lit is a great value day out and a must-attend for writers, readers or fans of genre fiction. And that’s without even mentioning the now-legendary Edge-Lit raffle! Plus this year Edge-Lit will be hosting one of the UK’s most prestigious awards for fantasy fiction, the David Gemmell Awards for Fantasy. Guests Of Honour: Multi-award winning science-fiction author Stephen Baxter Acclaimed fantasy and literary author Joanne Harris Andrew Michael Hurley, Costa Book Award winning author of The Loney Ken Macleod, leading SF author of The Corporation Wars Peter Newman, author of The Malice and The Vagrant Jeff Noon, science-fiction author of The Vurt series Samantha Shannon, bestselling author of The Bone Season For more information email Alex Davis, event co-ordinator, at email@example.com Tickets £30 including access to all events and event goodie bag.
9–17 June 2017
Derby Book Festival returns for a third year with over 70 exciting events featuring great writers, poets, historians, politicians, illustrators, storytellers and musicians. There’s something for everyone with topics ranging from birding to buttons, fashion to football and mindfulness to music. The programme is packed with book related activities and events for all ages and interests, plus themed events to enthuse local people, such as Joseph Wright of Derby, Royal Crown Derby, engineering, football, birding and climbing. For the full Festival programme of author talks, discussions, writers’ workshops as well as children’s activities, theatre shows, competitions and films, visit: www.derbybookfestival.co.uk QUAD will again be the main Festival Box Office and will host many of the exciting Festival events including:
QUAD’s Summer Nights Outdoor Film Festival returns from July – September 2017 Summer Nights Film Festival is back for a seventh year at thirteen fabulous locations across Derbyshire and the UK. Presented on an inflatable twelve metre screen, Summer Nights Festival screenings offer the chance to enjoy the great outdoors for a unique cinematic experience. RHS Garden Wisley, Surrey Grease – Friday 14th July Top Gun – Saturday 15th July Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire Bridget Jones’ Baby – Friday 21st July Legend Of Tarzan – Saturday 22nd July Baddesley Clinton, Warwickshire Dirty Dancing – Thursday 27th July Fantastic Beasts – Friday 28th July Pretty Woman – Saturday 29th July Nostell, Yorkshire Back To The Future – Friday 28th July Dirty Dancing – Saturday 29th July Calke Abbey, Derbyshire Mamma Mia – Thursday 3rd August Star Wars Rogue One S – Friday 4th August Footloose – Saturday 5th August Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire Dirty Dancing – Friday 4th August Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves – Saturday 5th August Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire La La Land – Friday 18th August Top Gun – Saturday 19th August
Wollaton Hall, Nottingham Moulin Rouge – Thursday 23rd August Pretty Woman – Friday 25th August Jurassic Park – Saturday 26th August The Dark Knight Rises S – Sunday 27th August Star Wars Rogue One –Monday 28th August Dunham Massey, Cheshire Fantastic Beasts – Friday 1st September Ghost – Saturday 2nd September Belton House, Lincolnshire Pretty Woman – Friday 8th September Top Gun – Saturday 9th September Attingham Park, Shropshire La La Land – Friday 8th September Breakfast At Tiffany’s – Saturday 9th September RHS Garden Harlow Carr, Harrogate Dirty Dancing – Friday 15th September Top Gun – Saturday 16th September Blicking Estate, Norfolk Ghost – Friday 15th September Blues Brothers – Saturday 16th September Film titles correct at the time of going to press
Early bird tickets are on sale at £11 for adults or £7 for under 12s for all venues, this offer ends on 1st June 2017. The early bird price is also available for group bookings of eight or more people up to the Thursday of each weekends’ screenings. Standard tickets cost £13 for adults or £9 for under 12s, tickets for children aged under five years are free. For more information, please go to: summernightsfilm.co.uk or sign up to the free newsletter: bit.ly/summernightsnewsletter
• N ovelists Salley Vickers, Sarah Perry, Alex Wheatle, Jon McGregor, Joanna Cannon & Emma Henderson plus Virago Press • B iographies by Alison Weir (Anne Boleyn), Martin Pearce (Spymaster), TV and film producer Tony Garnett, The Guardian’s Tim Dowling, Alan Johnson MP (with Matthew Parris), ex Derby County boss Stuart Webb, heart surgeon Stephen Westaby and Helena Kelly on Jane Austen • Thriller writers: Louise Doughty, Joseph Knox • C losing Event with graphic artist Dave McKean featuring Black Dog: The Dreams of Paul Nash To hear all the latest news, sign up to Festival social media: Facebook: /DerbyBookFestival Twitter: @derbybookfest
DERBY REMEMBERS Derby Remembers Digital Trail: WW1 Derby Hidden Monuments & Stories
Derby Remembers Derby Book Festival Dave McKean, Black Dog: The Dreams of Paul Nash
As part of the Derby Remembers events, QUAD has produced a free Derby Remembers Trail APP for iOS and Android devices.
Saturday 17th June at 8:30pm – 9:30pm
The app guides you through the streets of Derby to uncover hidden stories from WW1 involving the city and its residents. Following the digital trail, you will automatically unlock archive photographs, video, monuments and audio that tell the stories of Derby’s role in WW1. The digital tour can be downloaded by following instructions at the start of the trail at Derby Silk Mill, where you will also find a printed version of the trail.
Multimedia performance based on Dave McKean’s haunting new graphic novel about conflict, loyalty and creativity in war. Commissioned by 14-18 NOW and winner of the Victoria and Albert Museum Illustrated Book of the Year award creativity in war. The performance will feature animated projections from the book, readings and live musical accompaniment. Tickets: £12.00, £10.00 concessions See P11 for Derby Remembers WW1 Film Festival
FAMILIES, CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE KidsQUAD – Creative arts activities for children aged 7-11 years
Summer term 2017 KidsQUAD Film Club presents: Robots in Disguise! Saturdays 13th, 20th & 27th May, 10th, 17th & 24th June & 1st July at 10:30am – 12:30pm Screening: 22nd July
he robots are taking over, but they’ve T developed cunning disguises to help them blend in with the human population. Can KidsQUAD work out who is real and who is robot? Join our film maker, Jenson, to script, star in and film a robot-themed action movie. Cost: £77.00 for all seven sessions
May half-term KidsQUAD Animation Club: Voyage to the Stars Tuesday 30th & Wednesday 31st May at 10:30am – 12:30pm
J oin our artist to script, design and animate a story about adventurous astronauts venturing to outer space. Cost £22.00 for both sessions
Bank Holiday Make And Take Day Derby Well Dressings & Trail 2017 Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Derby City Well Dressing Workshops in QUAD
Monday 29th May at 11:00am – 4:00pm
Discover Arts Award Afternoon
Suitable for All Ages
Saturday 10th June at 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Join local artist Helen Jackson in our highly popular Make and Take Day where you can make whatever you want, with whatever materials are available. Your imagination awaits. FREE, Drop In
Tuesday 6th June at 4:00pm – 6:00pm Wednesday 7th June at 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Friday 9th June at 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Early booking advised for KidsQUAD and DigisQUAD as places are limited, booking is essential through QUAD Box office. Children can be left unaccompanied during sessions, children with additional or behavioural support needs should come with care support.
QUAD’s group of young creatives are a group of young artists aged 14-19. They work with professional artists to develop their artistic and creative skills. Forthcoming projects will respond to exhibition seasons plus projects decided by young people. Dates are yet to be confirmed but if you’re interested in finding out more contact firstname.lastname@example.org
QUAD Future is our group of young producers/curators, aged 14-25, who work with members of staff and artists to understand and feedback on areas of QUAD’s programme from a young person’s perspective, and to develop and deliver projects and events that feed directly into our programme. Dates are yet to be confirmed but if you’re interested in joining contact email@example.com
Follow the trail in Derby Cathedral, Derby Central Library, Deda, QUAD, Local Studies Library and Tourist Information. Most of the Well Dressings are viewable at all times through window displays, except for the Central Library and Tourist Information, Please see their opening times.
Well Dressing Trail Saturday 10th June – Sunday 18th June
For further info please contact: Spiral Arts: Spiral_arts@hotmail.com
Suitable for Ages 5+
Join QUAD staff in discovering the current exhibition FORMAT: Ahead still lies our future, the artists and their work. Share your experience with others and document your visit using the Arts Award workbooks. Complete your workbook and gain your ‘Discover’ Arts Award Certificate (post event) to celebrate your work. Cost: £10 per young person (Includes workbook and certificate) booking is essential
Thursday 8th June at 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Join Spiral Arts to learn the ancient Derbyshire custom of Well Dressing with natural materials. Help create designs that will be exhibited on the trail at key venues around the historic Cathedral Quarter during the following week.
Children’s Art Week
We have a fantastic line up of events and activities coming up this summer! Keep an eye out for new LearningLABs, MinecraftLAB participation project Land of Robots, weekly SummersQUAD activities for all the family, VR Playground and more.
SummersQUAD Join QUAD artist Helen Jackson every Thursday throughout August for family friendly craft based robot activities. All sessions will be drop in and suitable for all ages.
Digital Participation MinecraftLAB: Home of the Future Wednesday 31st May at 2:00pm – 4:30pm
Suitable for Ages 8 - 16yrs
Inspired by our Gallery exhibition Ahead still lies our future, we invite young people to design the homes of the future in this facilitated Minecraft competition. Young people will have two hours to research, design and build their creations before pitching their ideas to a professional architect from Guy Taylor Associates. Cost: £6 Entry, booking recommended
Continuing our love of Minecraft, young people 8 – 14yrs will have the opportunity to work together to create a world suitable for a robot civilisation.
Creative iPad Fun for Under 5’s
New to QUAD: LearningLAB
Friday 16th June at 11:00am – 3:00pm
Look out for our creative exploratory sessions every Friday in August. LearningLAB will be an opportunity to try something new from Minecraft for grown-ups to iPad creative play.
Suitable for Ages 0-5yrs (accompanied)
Explore the world of creativity and play through apps design for young people under 5 with QUADs Digital Participation Curator. FREE, Drop In
VR Playground Play and explore the world of Virtual Reality using a range of available gadgets and headsets.
CREATIVE WELLBEING & SPECIAL SCREENINGS QUAD’s Creative Wellbeing programme aims to use creative approaches to improve health and reduce health inequalities of marginalised groups and communities. The programme supports individuals to achieve their full potential, unlocking creativity and talent, gaining key skills and building confidence and self-esteem through a positive environment of achievement, inclusion and development. Projects provide an environment that offers opportunities for education, engagement and participation with an emphasis on making fabulous artwork within a safe, friendly environment
Listen Love Learn Tuesdays at 12:00pm – 3:00pm
Creative activities for all families with children up to 5 years. A supportive environment to learn new skills and share experiences, includes specific focused sessions for young parents, babies, toddlers, mums, dads and the family together. £1 per adult per session For more information regarding the sessions and additional weekend activities, please see our website.
CINE BABIES SCREENINGS
Matinée Dementia Friendly screenings
Tickets for adults are: £7.00, £6.00 concessions, tickets for babies are free.
Arts Derbyshire in partnership with QUAD, Derbyshire County Council, the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, the Film Hub North West Central and the Alzheimer’s Society bring you Dementia Friendly Screenings throughout Derbyshire. Matinée is also proud to be a member of the BFI Film Audience Network.
Please see QUAD’s weekly film listings (www.derbyquad.co.uk) for details of the next film screening. Or join our facebook group http://bit.ly/FBCineBabies
Screenings at QUAD: Summer Holiday Tuesday 20th June
Cine Babies are exclusive weekly screenings for parents/carers with babies under 12 months which take place every Thursday. To enable entrance, parents or carers should join QUAD’s Cine Babies club for free, please contact QUAD Box Office for details or visit our website. Please note there is no general admittance for these screenings.
MIDWEEK TREAT Join us for a matinee screening with a special introduction every Wednesday at 2:00pm. Midweek Treat tickets are £7, £6 concessions. Please see our website or call QUAD Box Office for details of the next film screening. Image credit: Chris Seddon
Tickets: £6, £5 concessions, tickets for carers are free.
GoldsQUAD Wednesdays at 11:15am – 1:15pm
QUAD invites participants aged 50+ to form a supportive community that create art together and promote positive health and well-being. Cost: £4 per session. Please see our website for weekly activities or ask at Box Office for a timetable. For further information, please contact Charlotte Convey on: 01332 285427 firstname.lastname@example.org
For information on QUAD screenings please contact: Charlottec@derbyquad.co.uk / 01332 285427 NB These screenings are not available to book online, booking is suggested through QUAD Box office 01332 290606 as places are limited.
SUPPORTIVE ENVIRONMENT SCREENINGS
Bookings for all Derbyshire screenings can be made on MainteeDerbyshire@gmail.com / Tel: 07449 732322. Look out for future screenings in Erewash, Glossop, Wirksworth and Belper. www.matineederbyshire.org.uk
Monthly screenings suitable for adults and children with specific needs and people from within the autistic spectrum. There are no adverts or trailers before these films.Supportive Environment films are not available to book online, please contact QUAD Box Office on 01332 290 606. See QUAD website for details of the next film screening.
Every second Thursday at 11:00am
Tickets: £6.00, £5.00 concessions, tickets for carers are free.
EVENTS @ QUAD QUAD’s monthly events are open to everyone FREE entry unless otherwise stated, for more info see our website.
QUAF at QUAD Wednesday 28th June from 6:00pm - 9:00pm
QUAD Unplugged Acoustic Feedback encourages local song-writing talent with live music in QUAD Café with Tez Fuller Livin’.
‘togsQUAD with Derby Telegraph’s Victoria Wilcox Thursday 25th May, 6:30pm – 8:30pm Image credit: Laura Mitchell
Improve your photographic technique, get involved in Togs Challenges, and hear from the experts at QUAD’s hugely popular camera club. Pre-booking essential, £4 per person.
Back by popular demand!
Tuesdays, 16th May & 20th June, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Mondays, 1st & 15th May, 5th & 19th June from 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Be inspired, learn more or bring your ideas to share with those interested in knitting, crocheting or making anything with yarn.
BooksQUAD Mondays, 8th May & 12th June from 6:00pm
Derby’s liveliest bookgroup! See www.derbyquad.co.uk/ regular-event/booksquad.aspx for book choices
Make It Sew Mondays, 15th May & 19th June from 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Like to sew? Work on your sewing projects, share your skills, or have a go at something new, all abilities welcome. £2 entry per person to cover costs of materials.
Whatever your level of experience, develop new writing, share work and receive feedback with our friendly, chatty bunch of writers.
QUAD Film Quiz Tuesdays, 2nd May & 13th June from 8:00pm
Join quizmaster David Leicester in May for the chance to become the Derby Film Festival Quiz champions! In June Darrell Buxton returns to the helm as we return to our regular quiz schedule. Big prizes are on offer on both nights! £1.50 entry per person
FiveLampsFilms 24 hour film Challenge
Derby Sketching Club Portrait Session Thursdays, 25th May & 29th June, 11:00am – 1:00pm
QUAD CAFÉ BAR Serving lunches, tapas, snacks, evening meals and drinks. QUAD’s menu changes weekly with an exciting range of pizzas, pastas, burgers and a range of freshly made toasted sandwiches – great for lunch to eat in or take away. Perfect for afternoon tea with an array of cakes and scones, QUAD Café has a great range of hot and cold drinks as well as a fully licensed bar. We are family friendly with highchairs, a children’s menu available and free colouring activities. QUAD is connected to Derby’s Super-fast broadband with a Wi-Fi spot in the QUAD Café bar, making it ideal as a flexible workspace as well as a social space. QUAD Café is open daily from 10:00am, the ASK Bar on the Cinema floor is open from 5:00pm.
Derby Sketching Club hosts a monthly portrait session in QUAD’s Cinema Foyer, with a model, £1 contribution per person towards model fees. Image credit: Bob Carvell
Video Games Quiz Thursdays, 25th May & 29th June from 7:30pm
VEGETARIAN & VEGAN MENUS
Do you know your PlayStation from your Xbox? Your Grand Theft Auto from your Gran Turismo? Then come and test your gaming knowledge in a quiz covering the whole gaming spectrum. Free entry, prizes to be won!
QUAD are committed to offering the widest selection from our menu especially for our Vegetarian and Vegan customers, or those just wanting a meat-free meal. Choose from delicious regular menu items such as Falafel Burgers, Vegetable Curry & Rice, Roasted Vegetable & Humus Sandwiches to Specials such as Goats Cheese, Sun-blush Tomato & Spinach Risotto. Desserts include Vegan Chocolate Tarte and we also have soya milk for a tasty vegan hot chocolate.
Derby Young Writers’ @ QUAD Saturdays, 20th May & 24th June, 11:00am – 1:00pm
The annual Five/24 24hr film challenge pits creativity against the clock. Entrants will make a 3 minute short in just twenty four hours, over Saturday 29th April – Sunday 30th April.
Monthly meetings for anyone aged 12–18 who loves playing around with words. Currently seeking new writers! £5 per session. For more info contact: email@example.com
Sunday 7th May at 8:45pm FREE Screening of all entries and announcement of the winners, open to the public.
For more information see www.fivelampsfilms.co.uk or www.facebook.com/fivelampsfilms
Meet up with fellow cinema-goers in the Café Bar and see one of the post 6:00pm films, then meet up again afterwards and talk about it.
QUAD recently won an award from PETA UK as one of the top 5 best UK Café for our vegan-friendly catering. Please just ask Café bar staff for full details of our Vegetarian & Vegan options.
Sundays, 14th & 28h May, 11th & 25th June from 5:30pm
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For those of you who want a little bit more from QUAD, our membership scheme offers a host of benefits including FREE cinema tickets, discounts in QUAD Café Bar, discount on selected retail items and public evening classes & training, QUAD Mondays £5 film tickets, advance sales for special events and NT Live Screenings, a regular newsletter with exclusive members offers, competitions and invites to special events and screenings throughout the year, plus QUADpoints loyalty scheme, an exclusive benefit for QUAD Members. Membership Price: £35.00, Joint £55.00, Students £20.00 Please ask at QUAD Box office or see our website. bit.ly/quadmember
QUAD FRIENDS SCHEME QUAD Friends Scheme is the ultimate treat if you are a fan of our live broadcasts, including our ever-popular NT Live events. Join the Friends Scheme and your favourite two seats will be automatically reserved for you for all live theatre broadcasts during the advance sales period. Throughout the year Friends will also receive invites to all exhibition launches, VIP events plus six free cinema tickets, on top of all the benefits of QUAD Membership. QUAD Friends Membership Price: £95, Joint £170
VISIT QUAD SHOP HOME OF CRAFTS, BOOKS AND GIFTS FOR ALL AGES Check out our selection of locally hand-crafted gifts and jewellery, quirky gifts for all the family, art and craft books for all ages, creative crafts kits and pocket money presents for under £5.
Cinema Ticket Prices Standard films Full: £8.20 Full Member: £7.00 Concession: £7.00 Concession Member: £6.00 Age 16–25: £3.50
The Box Full £7.50 Full Member £6.50 Concession £6.50 Concession Member £6.00
Mango Wednesday 2 for 1 cinema tickets for Trent Barton’s Mango card holders every Wednesday. www.trentbarton.co.uk/mangomovies
All profits from the shop are invested into the work QUAD does to make the Arts accessible for all.
Under the scheme you can take a friend to the cinema with 2 for 1 cinema tickets on Tuesdays & Wednesdays, when you buy through comparethemarket.com.
Gift vouchers for QUAD cinema tickets, Cine Suppers & QUAD Membership are also available.
www.comparethemarket.com/ meerkat/movies for more info.
QUAD shop is open daily from 11am.
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ACCESS DETAILS QUAD is a fully accessible building, with a lift and facilities on all floors. There is a Sound PlusTM Infrared Listening system in the Cinemas, and an Integrated Loop system in the QUAD Box Office, The Box, Digital Suite, Meeting Room and QUAD Café Bar. Please feel free to contact our customer services team at the QUAD Box Office with your specific access enquiries. We make every effort to make sure our events are accessible to all, however we would appreciate that patrons with specific needs give us as much advance notice as possible so that we can ensure that proper provision is in place. Whenever possible, we show English subtitles for the hearing impaired. If you would like to be added to the list for ‘subtitled screenings’ for the forthcoming programme please send your email address to: firstname.lastname@example.org or come into QUAD and sign up at Reception.
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Free Wi-Fi access throughout the building
Designed and Produced by QUAD Photography by Graham Lucas Commons
QUAD is a registered charity number 1115546
QUAD is Derby's centre for art and film (UK), find out what is on in our latest brochure.