Director: Rob Reiner
Starring: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O’Connell
This event is now fully booked, however we may have some extra spaces available on the night!
Starring River Phoenix, this classic coming of age tale about four friends’ journey to find a dead body is presented against the stunning backdrop of the Tamar Bridges. Featuring 1950s classic rock soundtrack and that iconic railbridge scene, this Oscar winning film from the novel by Stephen King is one not to be missed.
Also screening as part of the Open Air Cinema, a series of river based short films curated by artist and film curator Lucy Reynolds: Vessel, including Andrew Kotting’s Jaunt and Richard Allman’s new animation Tamarama.
Andrew Kotting: Jaunt (1998)
‘”Ladies and Gentlemen welcome aboard this little jaunt this afternoon, we’ll be travelling from Southend on Sea up the River Thames and ending round about the Houses of Parliament…Our position is about 5 miles up the Southend Pier, it’s a nice day for fishing, surface winds at three five zero at one eight knots, we’ll be boarding shortly, you’re all clear for take off number 7 back by five thirty please.”
‘This is a ‘psychogeographical’ derive conducted along the high ways, by ways and waterways of the River Thames. It begins at Southend-on-Sea and ends up by the Houses of Parliament next to Westminster Bridge.’ Andrew Kotting
Film Programme Consultant
Lucy is a writer, artist and curator. Her work moves between these different forms, bringing them together through the questions of feminism, political space, collective practice and film. Her articles on artists’ moving image have appeared in journals such as Afterall, Millenium Film Journal and Vertigo, and she has curated film programmes for museums and galleries from Tate Modern and the South London Gallery to Mukha, Antwerp. She runs the MRES: Art: Moving Image, a research based MA devoted to the study of artists moving image at Central St Martins, in association with LUX. Her own films, performances and installations have shown in galleries and cinemas nationally, most recently in Film in Space at Camden Arts Centre, and as part of the Blue Coat gallery touring exhibition 3am: Wonder and Paranoia.