There is also a special screening of the new 40th anniversary release of THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE (1974) as the opening night film, which also includes a Skype interview with actor Ed Neal. This will form part of the “Scum of the Earth: Horrific Hicks on Film” season running throughout the weekend.CINE EXCESS takes place in Brighton on 14th – 16th November with its distinctive mix of filmmaker awards and retrospectives, exclusive film screenings and a themed three-day conference. All screenings are open to the public.
SUMMARY OF MAIN EVENTS AND SCREENINGSFriday 14th November
Venue: Sallis Benney Theatre, Grand Parade, University of Brighton7.30pm - Lifetime Achievement Award: Jeff Lieberman in conversation with Xavier Mendik, followed by screening of SQUIRM (1976), introduced by the director.
Venue: Late night at Duke’s at Komedia Cinema, Brighton11pm - 40th anniversary screening of THE TEXAS CHAIN SAW MASSACRE (1974), with Skype interview with actor Ed Neal.
Saturday 15th NovemberVenue: Duke’s at Komedia Cinema, Brighton
9.30pm - Screening: BLUE SUNSHINE (1978) introduced by Jeff Lieberman.
Sunday 16th NovemberVenue: Sallis Benney Theatre, Grand Parade, University of Brighton 1pm-10.30pm ‘Scum of the Earth’ screening season, looking at ‘horrific hicks’ on film. Includes:
5.00pm - Screening: JUST BEFORE DAWN (1981), introduced by director Jeff Lieberman.8.00pm - Screening: MIDNIGHT (1982), directed by John A Russo.
Further ‘Scum of the Earth’ screening season titles will be announced shortly.