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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 

Purgatoric

Doors: 7PM

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

• INTERMISSION

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



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