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Secret Cinema
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Photo credit: http://celluloidheroesradio.com/2011/04/secretcinema/

This is something that I have been meaning to talk about for a long time and it is SECRET CINEMA.

Secret Cinema is a "gathering of all that love challenging and groundbreaking cinema, screening mystery films in extraordinary locations". The idea is that the audience does not know the location or the name of the film that is being screened in advance. It takes place in unusual venues that can range from a 5 star hotel car park to a London graveyard. The whole event will be themed around the film and can include sets and actors improvising to recreate the film’s plotline.

For more information follow the link:
http://www.secretcinema.org/

It used to be a lot cheaper. It is now a lot more expensive. However, I am highly recommending it as a way to experience film in a innovative and ground-breaking way. I have been to several of their events - Blade Runner, Lawrence of Arabia, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and The Red Shoes.



Lawrence of Arabia Event, September 2010
Photo credit: http://www.empireonline.com/empireblogs/words-from-the-wise/post/p914

Read reviews of their Lawrence of Arabia event (one of my favourites!) here:
http://bestforfilm.com/film-blog/secret-cinema-lawrence-of-arabia/
http://www.londonerseye.com/secret-cinema-lawrence-of-arabia/
http://www.aladyinlondon.com/2010/09/lady-at-secret-cinema.html

I am going to their next event - they are running it throughout December and January. Forget those naff New Year's Eve Parties and go to this instead!

JANUARY TICKETS: Breaking News
Secret Cinema’s most ambitious project yet is in full swing, with all of December’s performances selling out in record time. Additional January tickets have been released; you still have a chance to experience their latest production.

Tickets available here:
http://www.wegottickets.com/secretcinema

Remember, tell no-one.

Highly highly highly recommended.
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