Thursday, 14th April from 8pm. Tickets £7 available in advance or on the door.
The Old Hairdressers, Renfield Lane, Glasgow
Mondo Vernon & Burns – A history of Mondo films viewed through the distorting lens of Vernon & Burns: a queasy combination of visual savagery with audio sweetness. A special one-off screening event as part of the Old Hairdressers Fantom Cinema. The film was edited by Vilte Vaitkute and features a narrated essay by Anna McLauchlan.
“A film so debased should not only be restricted to people over 18 years of age, it should also be rejected by anyone with a modicum of self-respect and by all nations that refuse contaminated and rotten merchandise.” – review of Mondo Cane by the Catholic Film Office of France
“I fear you will never persuade the Americans to like Jacopetti – they hate moral ambiguity and their black and white Protestantism clashes head on into the catholic relativism built into every frame of the Mondo Cane films.” – JG Ballard
“A catalogue of horrors…..a hymn to death and mutilation, embellished with a shrug and a giggle.” – Monthly Film Bulletin
Plus Joe Howe will present ‘Era Burp Mesh / Rumba Sphere / Re: Bum Phrase / Mr Rebus Heap’, which is an algorythmically sequenced re-edit of Kon Ichikawa’s 1956 anti-war film, The Burmese Harp made using Max MSP – and the human-machine music of Anneke Kampman.
Advance tickets available here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2526484