collaborative events

70x70: Dr Mabuse & Iain Sinclair | film screening | 30 July 2013

Swedenborg Hall, 20-21 Bloomsbury Way, London WC1A 2TH | 12 noon - 9.30 pm

London writer, filmmaker and 'psychogeogrpaher' Iain Sinclair celebrates his 70th birthday year, with the showing of 70 films, handpicked for their relation to his work. As part of the70x70 season, which kicks off at the Hackney Picturehouse on 17 July, the Swedenborg Society is delighted to present Fritz Lang's definitive Dr Mabuse trilogy. These screenings will take place in Swedenborg Hall, 'one of London's most atmospheric venues' (The Guardian) and Iain Sinclair will be present to give readings and discuss the films.

Film Programme:

Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (1922) 
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (1933) 
The 1000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse (1960)

Iain Sinclair

The Society will also launch the latest volume in the Swedenborg Archive series: Swimming To Heaven by Iain Sinclair.

Refreshments will be available throughout the day. Doors open at 11.30 am for a 12 noon start.



12.00-4.00         SCREENING: Dr Mabuse: the Gambler

4.00-4.30            Break (with refreshments)

4.30-6.30           SCREENING: The Testament of Dr Mabuse

6.30-7.00            Break (with refreshments)

7.00-7.30           BOOK LAUNCH: Iain Sinclair/Swimming To Heaven

7.30-9.30            SCREENING: The 1000 Eyes of Dr Mabuse

ADMISSION IS FREE BUT CAPACITY IS LIMITED. Please contact book places in advance.