Our new season starts with....

14 September Quadrophenia 15 (1979 Franc Roddam) 120 mins

Sting
Join us as the Mods and Rockers arrive at South Bank. Phil Daniels stars as a teenager who seeks escape from his life in 1960s London in the scooters and music of the Mods. Inspired by the Who’s rock opera, music underscores the clash of Mods and Rockers on Brighton front. Quadrophenia’s cast includes many familiar faces such as Leslie Ash, Phil Davis, Sting, Ray Winstone and Toyah Wilcox.

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28 September
20 Feet from Stardom 12A (2013 Morgan Neville) 91 mins
unknown

Winner of the American Academy award for best documentary among many others, 20 Feet from Stardom focuses on the world of backing singers. The film explores the fascinating careers and experiences of a group of women who have shaped pop music and includes thoughts from Bruce Springsteen, Stevie Wonder, Bette Midler, Sting and Mick Jagger on this under-appreciated art. It probably goes without saying but the music’s pretty good too!

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