June 2012

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Friday 1 June 2012

Festival: Ae'i Presents Weekender 2.2

12:00 p.m.

weekender returns to fill your bank holiday with film, music and drama, much of it for free, most of it top quality, some of it so bad its good, all of it handpicked by our resident zero-budget production factory itinerant motion picture company More »

Friday 1 June 2012

Event: A Bit Crack (Moved To Chillingham Arms)

7:00 p.m.

Due to a planning glitch A Bit Crack will be sharing their stories at the Chillingham Arms on this evening - back to our regular slot on the first Friday of the month in July.

It's Grimms up North - Other stories told by A Bit Crack Storytellers and friends…
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Friday 1 June 2012

Gig: Evolution Emerging: Gigs + Official Aftershow Party!

7:30 p.m.

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Saturday 2 June 2012

Film: Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde (1920) + Live Accompaniment

6:00 p.m.

"The worlds greatest actor in a tremendous story of man at his best and worst!" John Barrymore stars in what some call "the first American horror movie", giving a typically bravura performance as Hollywoods original and definitive Hyde. Featuring an original, live soundtrack by Lidan Deng More »

Saturday 2 June 2012

Film: "Noctambule...Triptych:Act Two" Plus "Film Noir Project" Dual Premiere

8:00 p.m.

A double bill of brand new work from two of Newcastles most distinctive independent filmmakers.plus support from the "Comedy Pick & Mix" crew More »

Sunday 3 June 2012

Event: Canny Little Library

12:00 p.m.

TODAY THE CANNY LITTLE LIBRARY INFOSTALL WILL BE AT THE GREEN FESTIVAL, LEAZES PARK, 12 NOON TIL 5PM - The library at the cinema will be closed til next week.The Canny Little Library stocks books, zines and pamphlets with a focus on titles with a more critical stance towards the society we live in and not available in most regular libraries/ bookshops. All titles are available to browse and borrow for free. The Star and Shadow also houses a large collection of film, photography and theatre books available for browsing and reference. The library can be contacted at cannylittlelibrary@gmail.com More »

Sunday 3 June 2012

Film: Bill & Coo (1948)

4:00 p.m.

When "The Black Menace" strolls onto the streets of Chirpendale, the terrified residents turn to Bill, the brave young taxi puller.

The worlds one and only all avian motion picture. No, you read correctly…this movie is entirely acted by real live birds!

Kicking off a trio of flight related, public domain obscurities, all screened for you, for free.

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Sunday 3 June 2012

Film: Conquest Of The Air (1938)

5:00 p.m.

Genuine archive footage, mixed with Korda's reconstructions and featuring Laurence Olivier.

An episodic history of manned flight from the middle ages up to the outbreak of WWII.

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Sunday 3 June 2012

Film: Q Planes (1939)

6:10 p.m.

Starring Ralph Richardson as a hyperactive spy and Laurence Olivier as a temperamental young pilot.

Featuring unlikely characters and an improbable plot, with dialogue largely improvised by the cast, this anarchic satire entertains with its tongue planted firmly in its cheek.

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Sunday 3 June 2012

Gig: Fresh Hell...Feat. Mr Blazey & Bert Verso [Live] Joonipah, Raj Pannu, Professor Ojo, Funk Ethics

10:30 p.m.

flinging a flange of underground talent at ya this weekender all handpicked by Raj Pannu (COLDCUT/Ninja Tune)…chosen for favour this time Mr Blazey & Bert Verso [live] (Triptik Records) Joonipah (Nixwax/Triptik) Professor Ojo (Bedroom Research) Funk Ethics (Brownswood) More »

Monday 4 June 2012

Gig: R. Stevie Moore (Nashville) W/ Silver Fox, St James Infirmary & D J Richard Dawson

7:00 p.m.

The Godfather of home recording returns to Geordie shores! Following on from his much loved Newcastle, sell out show at the Star & Shadow last August, R. STEVIE MOORE returns once again w/ his band Tropical Ooze in tow and with a brand spanking new double album, recorded with long term friend/disciple ARIEL PINK.Born in 1952 to famed ELVIS + ROY ORBISON Bass player BOB MOORE, since 1966 - R. STEVIE has recorded nearly 2,000 songs on over 400 very original homemade albums of alarmingly idiosyncratic variety and styles and is often considered a seminal pioneer in the DIY & home recordists ethic.Support comes from Newcastle's own punk pop sweethearts SILVER FOX & ST JAMES INFIRMARY w/ a special DJ set from RICHARD DAWSON to boot!All this and MOORE on Monday 4th June from 7pm. Advance tickets are available online or over the counter from Beatdown Records, Reflex & RPM while stocks last!Records.http://www.wegottickets.com/event/158241https://www.facebook.com/events/394342077260064/ More »

Tuesday 5 June 2012

Event: English Language Conversation Group

4:00 p.m.

Weekly conversation session for people to practice speaking English in an informal friendly setting. The group is informal and volunteer run. Aims to be inclusive and anti-discriminatory. Free. More »

Tuesday 5 June 2012

Event: Nrg Quarterly Meet

7:30 p.m.

In bar and cinema. (This is a closed meeting for members of Newcastle Roller Girls only) More »

Wednesday 6 June 2012

Meeting: General Meeting

6:00 p.m.

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Thursday 7 June 2012

Event: New Volunteer Induction

6:00 p.m.

Come along and find out more about your favourite DIY cinema, and how to get involved. Everyone welcome! More »

Thursday 7 June 2012

Gig: Hobo Sonn

8:00 p.m.

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Friday 8 June 2012

Saturday 9 June 2012

Event: New Volunteer Induction

11:00 a.m.

Come along and find out more about your favourite DIY cinema, and how to get involved. Everyone welcome! More »

Sunday 10 June 2012

Event: Canny Little Library

3:00 p.m.

The Canny Little Library stocks books, zines and pamphlets with a focus on titles with a more critical stance towards the society we live in and not available in most regular libraries/ bookshops. All titles are available to browse and borrow for free. The Star and Shadow also houses a large collection of film, photography and theatre books available for browsing and reference. The library can be contacted at cannylittlelibrary@gmail.com More »

Sunday 10 June 2012

Film: The Eagle (1925)

7:30 p.m.

Valentino's penultimate film, key to understanding the death cult that swept the world following his death in 1926. Director Clarence Brown is comfortable handling Valentino's sensuality and the sets are awesome. More »

Monday 11 June 2012

Meeting: Programming Meeting

6:00 p.m.

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Tuesday 12 June 2012

Event: English Language Conversation Group

4:00 p.m.

Weekly conversation session for people to practice speaking English in an informal friendly setting. The group is informal and volunteer run. Aims to be inclusive and anti-discriminatory. Free. Travel costs can be paid for people who would otherwise not be able to come. More »

Wednesday 13 June 2012

Event: Jazz North East

7:30 p.m.

A GREAT NIGHT 0F PROGESSIVE JAZZ FROM WORLD SERVICE PROJECT - IMPRO FROM THE SMOKE:  AND HEADLINING ALFIE RYNER MEMORIAL - TOULOUSE TRUMPET LED COMBO PLAYING WITH VERVE ELAN AND BRASS BALLSTickets: £7.00 £5.00(C) More »

Thursday 14 June 2012

Friday 15 June 2012

Film: Riverside (1991) + Documentary Crowd Funding Launch!

8:00 p.m.

Special screening of 'lost' live music film footage from Newcastle's legendary alternative music venue, Riverside, which, had it still been around, would have been celebrating its 27th birthday this week. We will be launching our documentary crowd funding campaign at this event. 

Doors 7.30 pm. Crowd funding launch in cinema 8 pm prompt. Film screening follows. Bar until 11 pm.
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Saturday 16 June 2012

Event: Bunga Bunga Summer Nights

8:30 p.m.

The last instalment in the Bunga series. Party party party. Sweat sweat sweat. See website for more details. More »

Sunday 17 June 2012

Event: Canny Little Library

3:00 p.m.

The Canny Little Library stocks books, zines and pamphlets with a focus on titles with a more critical stance towards the society we live in and not available in most regular libraries/ bookshops. All titles are available to browse and borrow for free. The Star and Shadow also houses a large collection of film, photography and theatre books available for browsing and reference. The library can be contacted at cannylittlelibrary@gmail.com More »

Sunday 17 June 2012

Film: Ran + Discussion (1985, Dir. Kurosawa)

7:30 p.m.

"A landmark of world cinema, this is a rousing, staggering epic and a haunting drama of timeless significance." - FILM4 More »

Monday 18 June 2012

Meeting: General Meeting

6:00 p.m.

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Tuesday 19 June 2012

Event: English Language Conversation Group

4:00 p.m.

Weekly conversation session for people to practice speaking English in an informal friendly setting. The group is informal and volunteer run. Aims to be inclusive and anti-discriminatory. Free. More »

Tuesday 19 June 2012

Event: Nrg Meet - Rules

7:30 p.m.

Newcastle Roller Girls Rules Night (in bar and cinema).  This event is for members of NRG only. More »

Wednesday 20 June 2012

Film: Linha De Passe

7:30 p.m.

2008 / Brazil / Walter Salles & Daniella Thomas / Portuguese with English subtitles / 113 mins / 35mm

Walter Salles’ (director of Central Station and The Motorcycle Diaries and this year’s release On the Road) film follows pregnant single mother Cleuza (Sandra Corvelloni, who won the Palm d’Or at Cannes for Best Actress for this role) and her four sons, each by different fathers. Part of ¡VAMOS! Festival www.vamosfestival.com

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Thursday 21 June 2012

Film: The Tempest + Discussion (1980, Dir. Jarman)

7:30 p.m.

“One of the most original and masterly films ever made in Britain.” – THE SUNDAY TIMES. From the very great Derek Jarman. More »

Friday 22 June 2012

Gig: Road To Rimini

10:00 p.m.

Road to Rimini return with TLR!! More »

Saturday 23 June 2012

Film: Makibefo (2001, Dir. Abela) + Director Q&A

7:30 p.m.

Critically-acclaimed as one of the most daring Shakespeare films ever made, Abela’s black-and-white, almost silent, mostly improvised transplantation of ‘the Scottish Play’ to the remote sand-dunes of Madagascar. More »

Sunday 24 June 2012

Event: Canny Little Library

3:00 p.m.

The Canny Little Library stocks books, zines and pamphlets with a focus on titles with a more critical stance towards the society we live in and not available in most regular libraries/ bookshops. All titles are available to browse and borrow for free. The Star and Shadow also houses a large collection of film, photography and theatre books available for browsing and reference. The library can be contacted at cannylittlelibrary@gmail.com More »

Sunday 24 June 2012

Event: Portuguese Language Cafe

6:00 p.m.

Ola! Queres falar Português? Do you want to speak Portuguese?

Drop by to learn some Portuguese phrases or chat with native speakers and students. Lead by Clarisse Almeida (Brazil) who teaches Portuguese at the Centre for Lifelong Learning and Fatima Taborda (Portugal) from Newcastle University.
Part of ¡VAMOS! Festival 2012
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Sunday 24 June 2012

Film: Heleno - Uk Premiere

7:30 p.m.

2011 / Brazil / Dir José Henrique Fonseca / Portuguese with English subtitles / DVD

Heleno de Freitas was a Brazilian football legend whose career for Rio’s football team Botafogo shone briefly, but brightly, through the 1940s.

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Monday 25 June 2012

Meeting: Programming Meeting

6:00 p.m.

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Tuesday 26 June 2012

Event: English Language Conversation Group

4:00 p.m.

Weekly conversation session for people to practice speaking English in an informal friendly setting. The group is informal and volunteer run. Aims to be inclusive and anti-discriminatory. Free. More »

Wednesday 27 June 2012

Film: Tromeo And Juliet + Discussion (1996, Kaufman)

7:30 p.m.

Lesbianism, explicit sex, grotesque bodies: we’re not in Kansas, or Verona (or Baz Luhrmann’s Verona Beach), anymore! This is a tongue(s)-in-cheek(s), slightly depraved, and highly erotic take on Shakespeare’s classic romance. More »

Thursday 28 June 2012

Film: Louder Now! "Privilege" (1990)

7:30 p.m.

Rainer's 6th feature is a genuinely subversive movie about menopause. Out of a subject that has been denied on film by virtually everybody, Rainer has fashioned a witty, risky work about sexual identity and the unequal economies of race, gender and class. More »

Friday 29 June 2012

Gig: Bilge Pump, The Unit Ama, No Fit State & Beauty Pageant

8:00 p.m.

Recycled Bird Presents: More »

Saturday 30 June 2012

Event: Star &Shadow Cinema 6th Birthday!

7:00 p.m.

Tonight we'll celebrate the Star & Shadow 6th Birthday! More »