CINE EXCESS CULT FILM CONFERENCE AND SCREENINGS
Dates: 24 - 26th May
Venues: Odeon Covent Garden and Italian Cultural Institute
Special guests include:
Tarantino favourite ENZO G. CASTELLARI, director of the original Inglorious Bastards. There are screening of two of his cult favourites, the futurisitc Bronx Warriors (Sat 26th May) and Spaghetti Western, Keoma, featuring Franco Nero (Fri 25th May). Castellari will be present for Q&A at both events.
SERGIO MARTINO, the master of the giallo horrors, such as Torso and other genre explotation movies such as Mountain of the Cannibal God and The Violent Professionals. Italian Cultural Institute is screening 'Your Vice Is A Locked Door And Only I Have The Key' (Fri 25th May) and 'All The Colours Of The Dark' (Sat 26th May), including Q&As with Martino himself.
Producer Robert Weinbach will present a rare screening of the delirious The Freakmaker (aka The Mutations) directed by Jack Cardiff, and starring Donald Pleasance and Tom Baker.
Other screenings include premieres of Georgio Amato's CCTV-inspired chiller, 'Closed Circuit Extreme' (Thurs 24th May) and 'Shiver', the new film from UK filmmaker Julian Richards (The Last Horror Movie), starring Danielle Harris (Halloween II), John Jarratt (Wolf Creek) and Casper Van Dien (Starship Troopers) (on Fri 25th May). See the event trailer at the link above.