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The Velvet Underground (15)

20-21 October

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Key

  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly

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The Velvet Underground created a new sound that changed the world of music, cementing their place as one of rock 'n' roll’s most revered bands. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Todd Haynes, The Velvet Underground shows just how the group became a cultural touchstone representing a range of contradictions: the band is both of their time, yet timeless; literary yet realistic; rooted in high art and street culture.

The film features in-depth interviews with the key players of that time combined with a treasure trove of never-before-seen performances and a rich collection of recordings, Warhol films, and other experimental art that creates an immersive experience into what founding member John Cale describes as the band's creative ethos: ‘how to be elegant and how to be brutal.’

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  • Director Todd Haynes
  • Country USA
  • Year of Production 2021
  • Running Time 2h1m
  • Certificate 15

All Monday to Friday shows before 5pm have capacity capped at 50% (unless otherwise stated). All other screenings have full unlimited seating capacity (unless otherwise stated).

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