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They Live

Underground Cinema

Sunday 31st March 2019 | Doors: 11:00|Film Start: 11:15| Approx. end: 12:45

Venture underground into the Redcliffe Caves this March – it’s an unforgettable way to discover, or rediscover, some of the silver screen’s hidden gems, sleeper hits and genre favourites. Delve deep into one of the most unique locations in Bristol, themed like a military bunker specially for the occasion. Treat yourself to a beer onsite from our festival partners, Wickwar Wessex Brewing, and forget the outside world for a couple of hours…

Please make sure that you have read the guidelines contained in the Important Information tab above before booking your tickets.



1988 | 15 | 90 mins


After chancing upon a mysterious pair of sunglasses, a Los Angeles drifter is shocked to find that wearing them exposes heinous subliminal propaganda and an alien race controlling the elite to keep the population in line. He resolves to save the world from this dystopia – but will anybody else take him seriously?


STARRING: Roddy Piper | Keith David | Meg Foster

DIRECTED: John Carpenter

WRITTEN: John Carpenter

PRODUCED: Larry Franco


THEY SAY: “Look at what it does to people, look at how it emboldens and provokes… fIt’s disturbing and ridiculous and outrageous and uncomfortable, but I think it’s the kind of great movie that doesn’t really need defense, it just needs to be given the air.”– Jonathan Lethem, 2010

WE SAY: A cult favourite and a surprise (if brief) box office hit, this enticing blend of sci-fi, horror and comedy still retains its relevance and urgency to this today – and if you’ve never seen THAT alley brawl fight sequence, you’re in for a particular treat…!


  • Our stewards reserve the right to refuse entry to those who they believe to be under the appropriate age for each film’s BBFC certification who cannot produce photographic ID. Refunds will not be issued if somebody who fails to produce ID is subsequently refused entry to the venue. Please bear in mind that the Caves are an intense environment and may not be suitable for younger children, even if the film is PG rated – parental discretion is advised.
  • Doors for this event will open at 11:00. The film will commence at approximately 11:15. The event will conclude at approximately 12:45.
  • Due to the cave’s status as a protected environment, no food is permitted into the venue. Drinks will only be permitted into the venue in suitable containers (no glass). Personal alcohol supplies may not be brought into the Caves; the onsite bar will be selling several ales from the Wickwar Wessex range. Please bring ID as our stewards will operate a Challenge 25 policy.
  • Please be aware that drunken or abusive behaviour will not be tolerated in the caves. If an individual appears to be under the influence of alcohol, or is acting in a manner deemed inappropriate by our staff, they may be removed from the venue.
  • It is advisable to wear warm, weather-appropriate clothing in the caves as well as sturdy, appropriate footwear. The caves can be cold, particularly at night, and are uneven underfoot in places. Seating is provided, but guests are welcome to bring additional cushions and blankets if they wish, although it is worth noting that they may get dusty!
  • Please follow the instructions of onsite stewards at all times, and remain on the clearly designated paths. Failure to do so may result in your removal from the premises. In the case of an emergency, the event stewards are fully briefed and will instruct you on the necessary actions to take.
  • This film will be screened without subtitles,
  • Sicario was awarded a BBFC rating of 15: Contains strong violence, images of dead bodies, strong language
  • For more information, please refer to our FAQ section or CONTACT US.


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