Venture underground into the Redcliffe Caves this March, as the festival’s biannual screening series returns – our Underground Cinema an unforgettable way to discover, or rediscover, some of the silver screen’s hidden gems, pop culture milestones and genre highlights.
Delve deep into one of the most unique locations in Bristol, and forget about the outside world for a couple of hours… Whether you’re settling down for a favourite fantasy film or a cult classic, it’s sure to be one of the year’s most memorable movie viewing experiences.
Our March 2020 season contains two matinee screenings, offering special rate tickets, celebrating the work of Ray Harryhausen. Saturday’s matinee is the heroic fantasy adventure The 7th Voyage Of Sinbad.
There are soft, hot and alcoholic beverages available to purchase at the surface, including a pop-up ale bar courtesy of our festival partners, Wickwar Wessex Brewing.
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When intrepid sailor rescues the magician Sokurah from the monster-infested island of Colossa, he is surprised to find that Sokurah is desperate to return in order to reclaim a magical lamp. When he refuses, Sokurah places a curse upon a princess and threatens to cause war unless Sinbad can help him return to the island…
THEY SAY: “This film marked the first time we were able to witness the genius work of Harryhausen in color and was in fact the first film of any kind featuring stop motion animation to be shot completely in color. For that reason alone the film is quite groundbreaking, fortunately it’s good as well” – Bloody Disgusting, 2015
WE SAY: Harryhausen is one of those rare figures in cinema where his name often overshadows that of the key cast or director in the credits to a film. We reckon that this career highlight of his will be a childhood favourite for many of our audience, and it still retains the power to capture the imagination. Special mention to the skeleton swordfight, which Harryhausen reworked for our second matinee screening…
Find out what you can expect in the trailer below: