Today’s screening: Luc Besson’s Le dernier combat (1983)
April 24, 2010
— Electric Sheep Magazine
Electric Sheep Subterranea – Le dernier combat (1983)
Electric Sheep presents subterranean screenings of minor masterpieces, oddball B-movies and genre classics in our new venue Notting Hill Arts Club.
Join us every three months on the third Saturday of the month for a feature film and a chat, preceded by short films, music and other attractions.
Electric Sheep hosts an afternoon of film, music and comics as part of Rough Trade Shops’ RoTa afternoons.
Electric Sheep Magazine hosts a Rough Trade Shops’ RoTa afternoon of film, music and discussion in the underbelly of Notting Hill.
Main feature: Luc Besson’s debut sci-fi movie The Last Battle, presented with a new live soundtrack by TIME and introduced by Marc Price, the director of the low budget British zombie movie Colin!
+ Apocalyptic garage punk from Speak and the Spells!
+ Apocalyptic shorts!
+ Resonance FM DJ Robin Warren spins soundtrack tunes!
We are very excited to present an apocalyptic afternoon in collaboration with Sci-Fi London. We will be showing Luc Besson’s stunning first feature The Last Battle, about one man trying to survive in a devastated future world. Starring Jean Reno, it has all of Besson’s stylistic flair but is unlike anything else he has made since. Surreal, blackly funny and visually striking, it is a fascinating addition to the post-apocalyptic sci-fi genre. The Last Battle will be shown with a live soundtrack by innovative string and synths duo TIME. Frances Morgan (former editor of Plan B Magazine) and Mark Dicker weave a web of sound where warm harmonies slowly mutate into saturated riffs while haunting vocals add a dimension of storytelling.
Every third Saturday of every third month, Notting Hill Arts Club.
ENTRY TO THIS SCREENING IS FREE!
SATURDAY 24th APRIL, Notting Hill Arts Club, 21 Notting Hill Gate
London W11 3JQ, 4pm
More info at Electric Sheep Magazine Online
Links: Info about our previous RoTa screening
IMDb page on Le Dernier Combat / Colin
Rough Trade Shops
For info on the latest online issue of Electric Sheep magazine, please click here including a comic strip review of Dr. Jeckyll and Sister Hyde by Julia Scheele
Sci-Fi London 9: Life in 2050 from Wednesday 28th April – Monday 3rd May features a variety of comics panels, on topics such as 60 years of Dan Dare, British Female Manga creators, Comics and film and Marvel UK with guests including Kate Brown, Rian Hughes, Gary Erskine, Emma Viecelli, Dez Skinn, Woodrow Phoenix, Garry Leach, Karen Rubins, Dan Abnett, Cyriak Harris and many more. More info at www.sci-fi-london.com
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