PARC/PhotoHastings Film Festival
PARC is partnering with a new photo festival, PhotoHastings, to present a film festival at the Electric Palace Cinema. Highlights include 'From Robert's' Robin Christian's new short film about Robert's Rummage secondhand shop, 'Finding Vivian Maier' which tells the story of the discovery of the archive of a woman street photographer in 60s' USA and Martin Parr's moving 'Turkey and Tinsel' in which Parr documents a pre Christmas trip to a seaside hotel by a group of Midlands' pensioners.
Martin Parr will take part in a q&a after the showing of his film, led by Dr Karen Shepherdson of Canterbury Christchurch University. Professor Angus Carlyle will lead a discussion on 'Finding Vivian Maier' and 'From Robert's'.
Robin Christian's film accompanies the exhibition 'Postcards from Robert's', the second series in Val Williams' ongoing series 'From Robert's' which will be shown in PARC's gallery PARcSPACE at the London College of Communication in October, 2014.
Finding Vivian Maier and From Robert's will be shown at the Electric Palace Cinema, Hastings on 12 October. Turkey and Tinsel will screen at the Electric Palace on 11 December.
To book, visit http://www.electricpalacecinema.com