I’m ready for my close-up: Shooting Paradise

I’m ready for my close-up: Shooting Paradise

Alex Fitch talks to Michael Almereyda about his new film Paradise, which is currently screening at the ICA and shows the director’s typically avant-garde approach to the travelogue film by collating his home movie footage from the last decade into a thematic sequence of vignettes about the modern world. Alex also talks to Michael about working with David Lynch on the belated Dracula sequel Nadja, Wim Wenders on the script for Until the end of the world and making Hamlet with Ethan Hawke…

Still from Paradise by Michael Almereyda

Still from Paradise by Michael Almereyda

To download / stream this radio interview in a variety of formats, please visit www.archive.org

Links: Buy tickets for Paradise at the ICA
Michael Almereyda pages on Wikipedia and the IMDb

Recommended events:

Ladeez do comics – Cancer and Psychotherapy

In this month’s meeting for female comic book creators and fans of female comic book creators, the guest speakers are: Philippa Perry, Psychotherapist and author of Couch Fiction: A Graphic Tale of Psychotherapy and Ian Williams AKA Thom Ferrier , plus Columba Quigley leading the discussion on our reading book of the month: Our Cancer Year by Harvey Pekar and Joyce Brabner

Monday 24 May 2010, 6.30-8.30pm, The Rag Factory, 16-18 Heneage Street, London E1 5LJ

Please visit the Ladeez’ website for more info

Solipsistic Pop 2 at Orbital Comics

Pencil artwork from Solipsistic Pop 2 cover

Pencil artwork from Solipsistic Pop 2 cover

Original artwork from books one and two of Solipsistic Pop will be on display in the Orbital Comics Gallery from May 14 – 28. The exhbition will last for two weeks.
Contributors: Kristyna Baczynski, Becky Barnicoat, Adam Cadwell, Stephen Collins, Joe Decie, Marc Ellerby, Sally Hancox, Anne Holiday, Tom Humberstone, Philippa Johnson, Daniel Locke, Lizz Lunney, Jack Noel, Mark Oliver, Luke Pearson, Octavia Raitt, Anna Saunders, Julia Scheele, Matthew Sheret, and Matilda Tristram.

Orbital Comics, 8 Great Newport Street, London WC2H 7JA

City of Abacus at The Book Club

Throughout May at The Book Club cafe and bar in Hoxton, London there is a month long exhibtion of the art from The City of Abacus by VV Brown and David Allain, illustrated by Emma Price and Lee O’Connor.

Opening hours: 8am-late Mon-Fri, 10am-late Sat/Sun
100 Leonard Street, London EC2 4RH
More info at www.wearetbc.com