Cigarette Burns Cinema aims to broaden the cinematic landscape of London by bringing the overlooked genre gems to the silver screen on 35mm.
Over the past 5 years, we’ve commandeered the screens of The Rio Cinema, The Prince Charles, the ICA, the Phoenix Cinema, the Duke of York’s in Brighton and many others.
some highlights include:
WOLFEN, including a Q&A with director Micheal Wadleigh
DEATH LINE including a Q&A with director Gary Sherman
Exclusive 35mm screening of WAKE IN FRIGHT with introduction from actress Sylvia Kay
Exclusive 35mm screening of DEMONS
We brought Michael Mann’s THE KEEP to London’s screens, along with WITCHFINDER GENERAL and LET’S SCARE JESSICA TO DEATH.
Working with Zipangu Festival, we introduced the mushroom menace MATANGO to London, along side the University of Kent, we shared THE NIGHT EVELYN CAME OUT OF THE GRAVE.
Cigarette Burns has hosted the occasional preview screening, HD remaster screening, and produced a Hallowe’en anthology play THE HALLOWE’EN SESSIONS co-written by KIM NEWMAN, ANNE BILLSON, MAURA MCHUGH, PAUL MCAULEY, SEAN HOGAN and STEPHEN VOLK, and directed by SEAN HOGAN.
Championing the small format’s we’ve embraced 16mm, screening John Carpenter’s THE FOG in a deconsecrated church with Death Waltz Recording Company. In addition Cigarette Burns continues to organise pop up event’s around the capital with a variety of 16mm prints from the CB Archives – including ALICE, SWEET ALICE, LADY IN A CAGE, ALIEN NATION, and many more….
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