Electric Sheep Podcast: Wicker Man / Buried Land
In this special Halloween themed episode of the Electric Sheep Magazine podcast, Alex Fitch talks to three directors who have made films about man’s relationship with the land.
At this year’s Frightfest, Robin Hardy discusses his classic horror film The Wicker Man and its new, belated thematic sequel The Wicker Tree, a pair of films about fertility and terrifying pagan rites, while Larry Fessenden talks about his eco-themed monster movies No Telling, Wendigo and The Last Winter. Also, in a Q and A recorded at the East End Film Festival, Alex interviews Steven Eastwood, co-director of Buried Land, a ‘mockumentary’ / docudrama about the real-life discovery in a small town in Bosnia of an ancient, buried pyramid which may reinvent mankind’s knowledge of pre-Christian architecture and empire building, but in the short term has changed the fortunes of people in the area.
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Info about the Buried Land screening at the East End Film Festival
Mike and Laura Allred signing
At Orbital Comics on Great Newport Street in London, on Sunday 29th October, Mike and Laura Allred will be doing a signing of their work, including the pop art classics Madman and X-Statics
5pm, 29th October, Orbital Comics, 8 Great Newport Street
Nobrow anthology launch
On Thursday November 3rd at the impossibly fashionable bar Jaguar Shoes, 32 Kingsland Rd, Shoreditch, the pubishers of Luke Pearson’s books Nowbrow press will be launching their new anthology from 6.30pm.
More info: www.comicafestival.com