State of the Eight – Sunday 3rd February 2013 at 1.30pm. £10
At Abbeygate Picturehouse in Bury St Edmunds
The season kicks off with State of the Eight. This documentary double-bill will examine the impact and continued allure of Super 8 from the 1980s through to today.
Super Eight / 1986 | UK | 60 mins. Dir: Jo Comino.
Originally commissioned for and screened as part of the Eleventh Hour season on Channel 4 Television, Super Eight offers a unique insight into the world of the small film format during the 1980s.
Super 8…mon amour ! (Trailer) by Phares-Balises
Super 8: Mon Amour / 2012 | France | 52 mins | French Language (English Subtitles) Dir: Rémy Batteault.
A Super 8 camera itself becomes the narrator’s voice in this whimsical, fantasy documentary about filmmakers and their love of the Super 8 format. We are delighted to welcome director Jo Comino for this special event. Both screenings will be preceded by a short introduction and followed by a Q&A session.
“We celebrated the Olympics on Super 8” – Sunday 3rd February 2013 at 6:30pm- Free screening
where: upstairs room at Number 4, Hatter Street in Bury St Edmunds
13 films were made around one of the following themes: the Olympic flame, sports or people featured in the Olympics or Paralympics. The films were shot as part of a challenge and shown on the day of visit of Olympic flame in Cambridge. Meet some of the people who made the films at the end of the screening.