Film Screenings

The film screenings will take place at Abbeygate Picturehouse in Bury st Edmunds

A season of Super 8

The Cambridge Super 8 Group will present a series of free screenings in The upstairs room at N04 Hatter Street. The stunning new venue at Abbeygate Pìcturehouse.
Join  members of the Cambridge Super 8 Group for’ a season of Super 8 screenings from the archives of the Cambridge International Super 8mm Film Festival. Whether’ your taste is in documentary and drama or comedy and animation, each screening will be themed by genre so we hope to offer something for everyone

These screenings will take place at 6.30-­8.00pm on The following dates:
Sunday 3rd February,  17th February,  10th March and 17th March


The Official Selection Screening / Sunday 10th of March 2013 at 1:30pm at Abbeygate Picturehouse (Bury St Edmunds)

Bike Light by Nicholas Kovats – Canada ( 2012) Waterworks by Arnaud Gerber – Germany

Lyrebird Soup by Naren Wilks – UK (2012) Collide-o-scope by Naren Wilks – UK

Bridge Study by Naren Wilks – UK Farewell by Natali Ilchuk – Ukraine ( 2011)
Carry that Weight by Andrea Nevi – Italy ( 2011) Everything with You by Art Boonparn – USA
Raga for the Light by Ruchi Mital – USA Before War by Jared Katsiane – USA (2010)
Coming Soon by László Hegedűs – Hungary ( 2010) Voice Over by Ronis Varlaam – UK (2012)
ABC of couple by Dairo Cervantes – Colombia Putain Lapin by Guerin van de Vorst – Belgium

Derek Jarman – A Life in Super 8 –

Saturday 16th of February – 6pm At Abbeygate Picturehouse in Bury St Edmunds

1994 | UK | 60 mins
Prod: James Mackay

Derek Jarman (1942-1994) was one of the most important figures in postwar 20th Century British cinema, though over the course of a remarkable career,he maintained a prolific creative output which overlapped into many other realms including stage design, painting, writing and gardening.

We are delighted to welcome the acclaimed director’s long time friend and collaborator James Mackay to introduce a rare screening of Glitterbug (1994) – a montage of Jarman’s Super 8 shorts and personal footage set to an original soundtrack by Brian Eno.

After the screening, Tony Clarke from the Cambridge Super 8 Group will lead a short conversation and Q&A with James Mackay.



Sunday 3rd of February 2013 – 1:30pm

Super Eight
1986 | UK | 60 mins  Director: Jo Comino

Originally commissioned for and screened as part of the  Eleventh Hour season on Channel 4 Television. Super Eight offen a unique insight into the wond of the small
format during the 1980’s.

Super 8 – Mon Amour
2012 | France | 52 mins | French (English subtitles) Director: Remy 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.

Meet the Directors – We are delighted to welcome  directors Jo Comino and Remy Batteault to this special event. Both screenings will be preceded by a short introduction and followed by a Q&A session.

Jo Comino has been a  programmer at the London Filmmakers Coop and a reviewer. writing for City Limits. The Guardian and Sight 81 Sound, She has taught
Film Studies at Leicester Poly UEL and Kingsway College. She currently works For Flicks in the Stick; and Borderlines Film Festival in Heref0rdshire and

Ever since his childhood in Burgundy. Rémy Batteault has had two passions: cinema and musicals. Thanks to his father and his Super 8. Remy learned to love this format in which he directed his fîlms. After working as an assistant director. He started directing documentaries including The Funny Face of Broadway (1997), Charcuterie Fine (2001)  and  Vivre et Grandir (2007).