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March 23, 2017

                                   Moth Club London

In London this week the London Short Film Festival &  Scalarama bring you contemporary underground and alternative cinema. Plus panel discussion, and who doesn’t love a panel discussion! Starting 7pm at The Moth Club

Following the movie a panel exhibition hosted by Kate Taylor (London Short Film Festival co-founder, now at the BFI London Film Festival), alongside Duncan Reekie (Exploding Cinema) Anna Bogutskaya (Final Girls, Underwire, BFI), Laura Shacham (Kino London) and the film’s director Jett Hollywood.

ANARCHY IN THE UK: THE NEW UNDERGROUND CINEMA (dir: Jett Hollywood)

This documentary chronicles the UK’s ‘Misrule Cinema Movement’ boom from 2010 – 2016, which exploded after the government abolished the UK Film Council. At a boiling point a young generation witnessed a backdrop of excess & greed which finally came to a head and changed the film industry forever.

”When cinema culture finally embraced rave!!” Time Out

Offbeat indie filmmakers emerged, taking the Tuition Fee riots, London Olympics, Government Hacking plus the Occupy marches in their stride and creating a DIY Film Movement unlike anything seen before. The crew’s took to the streets and captured life on their mobile phones. Frustrated filmmakers & independent film clubs ignored the industries rigid structure by building their own cinemas and staging guerrilla-style movie screenings through out the country. We bring together all the periods exciting key players in a film that brings an inspiring DIY message to the screen.