Archive for October, 2016

Arthouse Cinema Screening: Tharlo




Kala Sangam, Bradford, 2 November, 7.30pm


Tharlo is a shepherd in rural Tibet, who is required by the local police chief to acquire an ID. This seemingly simple request is Tharlo’s introduction to the modern world and it sets in motion a whole range of problems for the shepherd. How will he cope? Winner of prizes for cinematography, script and acting, Tharlo offers a rare glimpse into life in the disputed Chinese territory of Tibet.


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Posted in General by / October 31st, 2016 / No Comments »

Day School: The Western from Outside the US





This follow-up to our earlier Day School on the American Western looks at how filmmakers outside the US, especially in Europe and Latin America, have used the genre to explore their own concerns. The day will include a complete screening of A Bullet For the General (Quién sabe?, Italy 1966). Damiano Damiani’s film is set in revolutionary Mexico and stars Gian Maria Volonte.

Tutor: Roy Stafford, Fee for the day: £14 (Concessions £9)

Tea and coffee will be provided and there are places nearby to buy lunch, although people are welcome to bring their own lunches.




Posted in General by / October 20th, 2016 / No Comments »
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