I’m ready for my close-up: Cult entertainment for Autumn

Alex Fitch interviews two curators of very different kinds of cult entertainment.
Robert Rider is a programmer at the Barbican cinema in London which has gained reknown for a variety of different events and festivals throughout the year. 4th October saw the start of their Brazillian film festival and November the yearly Children’s film festival not to mention regular screenings of Silent movies with live accompaniment and their regular Anime slot.
Alex Geairns is a director of the Cult TV festival taking place in Oxfordshire from the 19th to the 22nd of October which is a gathering of fans, creators and stars of Cult TV from the 1960s to the present day and features such guests as Sylvia Anderson (co-creator of Thunderbirds), Matthew Graham (creator of Life on Mars) and Antonio Fargas (Huggy Bear in Starsky & Hutch)…

Originally broadcast 04/10/07 (mp3 format, 28.7 mb)

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Links: Guide to the Cult TV weekend
Film homepage at The Barbican

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