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Electric Sheep podcast: alt.cowboy

July 1, 2010

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alt.cowboy

Unusual images of the western - from left to right, Gene Autry comic no. 4, Western Fighters vol.3 no.4, Midnight Cowboy poster, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, no.1

Unusual images of the western - from left to right, Gene Autry comic no. 4, Western Fighters vol.3 no.4, Midnight Cowboy poster, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, no.1

In a pair of Q and As / intros recorded at the Electric Sheep Film Club, in the Prince Charles Cinema in London, Alex Fitch talks to BFI programmer Emma Smart about gay themes in Westerns before and after a screening of Midnight Cowboy and to Ian Rakoff about the crossover between Western themed comics and movies before a screening of For a few Dollars more

More for more information and a variety of formats you can stream / download, please visit the home of this podcast at www.archive.org

Links: Info about the London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival on tour
Midnight Cowboy pages on wikipedia and the IMDb
Listen to Alex’s other interviews with Emma Smart

Info about Ian Rakoff‘s talk about ‘Magical realism and social realism’ in comics at the Victoria and Albert Museum on July 21st 2010
Listen to Alex’s first interview with Ian, about writing The Prisoner and his experiences in the world of film and second interview about comics at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Definition of the ‘alt.’ prefix

Recommended events:

Comica Argentina

A mini Comica festival for Summer: an exhibition of the cream of Argentine comic art accompanies a trio of events at King’s Place in Somers Town…

July 2nd: Paul Gravett gives an illustrated talk about the history of comic art in Argentina. 6.30 pm
July 3rd: The Mystery Of The First Animated Movies – Gabriele Zucchelli’s documentary film, made in 2006, explores the making of El Apóstol. 6.30 pm
July 4th: Paul Gravett talks to cartoonist Oscar Grillo and director / animator Gabriele Zucchelli. 6.00 pm

The exhibition is being held at Canning House, 2 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PJ to June 25 and then at King’s Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG from July 1st-4th.

More info at www.comicafestival.com

Comics at The London Literature Festival

The London Literature Festival runs from July 1st – 18th at The South Bank Centre in London and features a multitude of talks, panels and presentations on the world of books. Comics are represented at the festival in a couple of events including:

Martin Rowson talks about adapting the ‘anti-novel: The Life and opinions of Tristram Shandy, gentleman into graphic novel format – Saturday 3 July 2010 – 4 pm

Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá talk about their careers so far as Brazilian comic creators who have found critical acclaim producing work for the US market – hosted by Jamie McKelvieMonday 5 July 2010 – 7pm

More info at www.londonlitfest.com

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  1. Panel Borders: Four Color Westerns « “Panel Borders” & “Reality Check” reblogged this and added:

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