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Star & Shadow relocation…

We will be continuing in the building until March 2015, and we are still in discussions about our likely new home. We will keep you up to date here!

UPDATE… We're having regularly meetings as often as the volunteers can get together, at the current Star and Shadow premises. These are often arranged at each Monday meeting, so come along to find out more, or send an email to info@starandshadow.org.uk.

    Coming Soon:

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    Film: Joe Strummer The Future Is Unwritten (2007)

    29 Jan 2015, 7:30 p.m.

    As the front man of the Clash from 1977 onwards, Joe Strummer changed people's lives forever. Long in the future after his death, his influence reaches out - the music - the politics - attitude

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    Film: The Rolling Stones Charlie Is My Darling – Ireland 1965 (1966 )

    30 Jan 2015, 7:30 p.m.

    Charlie is My Darling is a stunning movie. The Rolling Stones on a tour of Ireland in 1965. Rock n roll raw before it got cooked. See it and never forget where we came from…

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    Film: Pathé And Journey To Justice Presents: Selma Preview Screening (2014)

    31 Jan 2015, 2 p.m.

    Martin Luther King and the civil rights marches for equal voting rights in Selma, Alabama, that changed America. A fundraiser for Journey to Justice; inspiring action for social justice through learning from human rights movements. A preview screening courtesy of Pathé.

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    Event: Divine Trash Presents Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls

    31 Jan 2015, 7:30 p.m.

    Russ Meyer's 1970 schlock melodrama, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls, will be brought into even more disrepute as Bambi Lamborghini, Sheena Revolta and Lady Annabella Marczewska of Jesmond bring you a drag ball inspired by booze, pills, nervous breakdowns and all of the good taste you'd expect from John Waters' favourite filmmaker.

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    Film: The Last Laugh (1925)

    1 Feb 2015, 7:30 p.m.

    starring Emil Jannings as a proud doorman who unfairly suffers a demotion, ostracisation and an ensuing spiral of grief, notable for the masterful technicalities (the first tracking shot) and emotional depth created by cinematographer Karl Freund and director Murnau…live score by the tasteless colourblind tone deaf butter fingered concrete footed dorkestra PHALLICTITE

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    Meeting: General Meeting

    2 Feb 2015, 6 p.m.

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    Event: Conversation Group

    3 Feb 2015, 4 p.m.

    Informal weekly English language conversation practice to meet people and learn language skills. Open to people with any or no level of experience. The group aims to be inclusive and anti-discriminatory.  New volunteers and members very welcome!

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    Film: Redkity:Nil (2014)

    4 Feb 2015, 7:30 p.m.

    redkity:NIL is the Sci-fi product of 20years reworking text and image into new forms by Artist Johnny Crisop. Apparently cut-up and deceptively narrative by turn, this is the lasest filmic incarnation. Produced at Stratford Grove and possibly the strangest film you're likely to see in ages.

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    Film: Biosci Fundraiser "Donnie Darko" (2001)

    5 Feb 2015, 7:30 p.m.

    starring Jake Gyllenhaal as the eponymous Donnie, who after a bizarre accident falls under the influence of a time travelling giant rabbit agent provocateur tonights screening is a charity fundraiser by way of the BioSci committee, Newcastle University, the money will go towards their chosen charities for this year 2014-15 (including the Great North Air Ambulance service).

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    Event: A Bit Crack Storytelling - Dominic Kelly: Between Fell And Fjäll

    6 Feb 2015, 7:30 p.m.

    Dominic is a contemporary performance storyteller whose dynamic, engaging style has captivated audiences across the UK, and around the world. He grew up amongst the wildness and rain of the Lake District fells. Now his life is divided between northern England and Sweden.

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    Gig: Richard Dawson

    7 Feb 2015, 7:30 p.m.

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    Film: Flesh And The Devil (1926)

    8 Feb 2015, 7:30 p.m.

    starring Greta Garbo as an iredeemable femme fatale utterly dominating the screen opposite the still charismatic headliner John Gilbert, joined in a tragic love triangle with Lars Hanson, beautifully captured by Brown and cinematographer William H Daniels…live score tbc

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    Meeting: Programming Meeting

    9 Feb 2015, 6 p.m.

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    Event: Conversation Group

    10 Feb 2015, 4 p.m.

    Informal weekly English language conversation practice to meet people and learn language skills. Open to people with any or no level of experience. The group aims to be inclusive and anti-discriminatory.  New volunteers and members very welcome!

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    Film: Alternative Film/Video Festival 2014 (Various)

    12 Feb 2015, 7:30 p.m.

    Showcasing the 2014 jury selection from Alternative Film/Video Festival. Hailing from Belgrade, Serbia the festival has specialized in alternative/experimental films from all over the world. It's been running from 1982-1990 and 2003-present, missing over a decade due to a war.