Going Back to the Future
A season of film screenings reliving the Scala Cinema’s programming history and celebrating the current expansive repertory film scene in London.
Scala Forever is a large film season created by Roxy Bar & Screen that will include 26 venues programming a variety of classic repertory cinema between 13thAugust and 2nd October 2011.
The aim of the season is to look back at the history and influence of the Scala Cinema in Kings Cross and to focus on and celebrate all the venues in London currently programming repertory cinema including Roxy Bar & Screen, BFI Southbank, Riverside Studios, Prince Charles Cinema, Ritzy Picturehouse, Rio Cinema, The Phoenix Cinema, ICA, Shortwave Cinema and many, many more!
The season will be showing a wide range of films including old Scala titles and newer rep cinema classics crossing genres of Zombie and Horror movies to European Arthouse, new and old classics, and plenty of cult film screening in double and treble-bills, all-dayers and four special all-nighters, plus panel discussions and several guest speakers introducing the screenings.
Film Clubs involved include Midnight Movies, Duke Mitchell Film Club, Close-Up, Cigarette Burns Cinema, Passenger Films, The Amy Grimehouse and FilmBar70, plus distributors Arrow Film, Second Run DVD, Peccadillo Pictures and BFI Flipside.
For the full programme and list of speakers, plus to buy tickets, visit www.scalaforever.co.uk
Scala Forever is supported by Film London and sponsors Jameson Irish Whiskey