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Another Fine Mess!
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Sunday 13 May | 4.00pm
Laurel and Hardy: £10.00; young people 16 and under £5.00
(Sunrise: Sunday 13 May | 6.30pm £12.00; students £5.00 Joint (adult) ticket for both: £18.00)

A Laurel and Hardy triple-bill with live music 70 mins, certificate U

The greatest comedy duo of all time in three of their craziest short films accompanied by a live band. 

Part of Yorkshire Silent Film Festival, taking silent film with live music to village halls, cinemas and theatres around Yorkshire every May.




Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

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Sunday 13 May | 6.30pm
6.30pm £12.00; students £5.00
(Laurel and Hardy: Sunday 13 May | 6.30pm £10.00; young people 16 and under £5.00 Joint (adult) ticket for both: £18.00)

A classic silent film with live music by harpist Elizabeth-Jane Baldry USA, 1927, 95 mins, certificate U

The great German director FW Murnau, creator of the unforgettable Nosferatu, was lured to work in Hollywood in 1926 and the result was one of silent film's masterpieces. An intimate, emotionally complex story combined with beautiful camerawork won Sunrise three Oscars at the first Academy Awards in 1929. With live harp accompaniment, Sunrise is silent film at its most sumptuous and dramatic.

Part of Yorkshire Silent Film Festival, taking silent film with live music to village halls, cinemas and theatres around Yorkshire every May.


 

AnDa Union: From the Steppes to The City

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Saturday 9 June | 11.00am
£7.00 (£5.00) concs) including coffee and cakes.
(dir. Sophie Lascelles & Tim Pearce, UK, 2012, 90", subtitled, PG)

From the Steppes to the City is a rare insight into a forgotten land and nomadic life on the furthest edges of China, home to more than six million Mongolians. The film follows AnDa Union, a ten-strong group of young musicians, as they travel through the beautiful grasslands of Inner Mongolia. It celebrates their music and culture, from wild parties to moving stories of their sacrifices, and from a pastoral life to the harsh realities of the city. Haunting throat singing and long song with horse head fiddles and two-stringed lutes bring to life this powerful and ancient music



Thanks to support from Arts Council England, the NCEM is now able to show films which support its year-round music programme.

The NCEM has a strong partnership with the Yorkshire Film Archive and the internationally recognised Aesthetica Short Film Festival (ASFF).