Episode #14 – World premiere of Emma Dark’s short film ‘Purgatoric’ + award winning filmmaker Geoff Harmer’s short films followed by a live interview with Billy Chainsaw & audience Q&A
Programme Starts: 7.30PM
Admission: £5 in advance / £7 on the door
Billy Chainsaw presents a world premiere of Emma Dark’s short film Purgatoric which will be preceded by a selection of award winning filmmaker Geoff Harmer short films followed by a live interview with Billy Chainsaw & audience Q & A.
‘PURGATORIC’ is an experimental art film from award-winning filmmaker Emma Dark. Shot digitally it has been affected in post production to give it a Super 8mm look and feel. The film explores themes of death, sadness, uncertainty, and ultimately, hope. PURGATORIC stars cult film and arts icon Billy Chainsaw, with music by London based band The Core.
The film will be preceded by a live performance art piece featuring Billy Chainsaw, directed by Emma Dark.
"You have put me in the lowest pit, in the darkest depths. You have overwhelmed me with your waves."
More about Emma Dark at emmadark.com/about
GEOFF HARMER started out making short animations on Super 8mm film when he was just 6 years old, and is now an accomplished filmmaker with numerous awards and international screenings under his belt. From his first feature film ‘Addict’ to festival favorite short ‘Selfie’, his films always give audiences something to talk about. His next film will be the Practical FX driven short horror/comedy ‘Dead Air’ which is currently in post-production.
THE EVENING’S RUNNING ORDER:
• INTRODUCTION by BILLY CHAINSAW
GEOFF HARMER SHORTS
• “Room 4” (2011)
R/T 16.05 mins
• “KAREN’S ROOM” (2013)
R/T 11.50 mins
• “SMILE” (2014)
R/T 11.22 mins
• “SELFIE” (2017)
R/T 6.50 mins
• Live conversation between BILLY CHAINSAW & GEOFF HARMER discussing the artist’s work and influences + audience Q & A
• PURGATORIC linked live performance art piece featuring Billy Chainsaw, directed by Emma Dark
• PURGATORIC (2018)
Director Emma Dark
Music: The Core
INTERMISSION MUSIC PROGRAMMED BY NOVA BILL