film screening & talk

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 the 70x70 season, the Swedenborg Society is delighted to present Fritz Lang's fantastic Dr Mabuse saga. These screenings will take place in Swedenborg Hall, 'one of London's most atmospheric venues' (The Guardian) and Iain Sinclair will be present to discuss the films and launch his latest book with the Swedenborg Society.

Film Programme:

Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler (Fritz Lang, 1922) 
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse (Fritz Lang, 1933) 
The Thousand Eyes of Dr. Mabuse (Fritz Lang, 1960)


Iain Sinclair

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

Refreshments will be available throughout the day. Doors open at 11.30 am for a 12 noon start. Seats can be booked for the entire programme or for individual screenings.


11.30: Doors open

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

(Please note all times are approximate.)

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