A Screening of a new film by Jacob Cartwright, inspired by Joel Smith’s Existentialism: A Philosophical Inquiry. The event will include a discussion of the relevance of existential philosophical themes in the Twenty-First Century, led by Joel Smith, and a Q&A with the film-maker. More information to follow. Register here.

The Burgess Foundation has a rolling programme of public exhibitions highlighting the life and work of Anthony Burgess. Because visiting exhibitions has been a little difficult of late, we have expanded our exhibition programme to become fully browsable online. Delve into a world of Anthony Burgess below. Please note: this event page has a date […]

A Black Pride_MCR Film screening of STONEWALL and MONICA – LOOSE ON A CRUISE. Stonewall (Dir Nigel Finch/UK 1995/99 mins) The street riots fought between gay activists and the police around Stonewall Bar in New York 1969 are seen from the point of view of La Miranda Querides, a Puerto Rican drag queen, her lover […]

Come experience 2 days of amazing, unique, and previously un-seen films by American expats and American filmmakers working abroad! Friday’s 5:15pm screening is The Uncondemned (2015), “recounts the 1997 trial of Jean Paul Akayesu for his alleged knowledge of the rapes and other war crimes during the Rwandan Genocide. The film features three women, speaking […]

Come experience 2 days of amazing, unique, and previously un-seen films by American expats and American filmmakers working abroad! Friday’s 5:15pm screening is The Uncondemned (2015), “recounts the 1997 trial of Jean Paul Akayesu for his alleged knowledge of the rapes and other war crimes during the Rwandan Genocide. The film features three women, speaking […]

Come experience 2 days of amazing, unique, and previously un-seen films by American expats and American filmmakers working abroad! Friday’s 5:15pm screening is The Uncondemned (2015), “recounts the 1997 trial of Jean Paul Akayesu for his alleged knowledge of the rapes and other war crimes during the Rwandan Genocide. The film features three women, speaking […]

Come experience 2 days of amazing, unique, and previously un-seen films by American expats and American filmmakers working abroad! Friday’s 5:15pm screening is The Uncondemned (2015), “recounts the 1997 trial of Jean Paul Akayesu for his alleged knowledge of the rapes and other war crimes during the Rwandan Genocide. The film features three women, speaking […]

Film Screening: Double Serum Timeless Classic by Desireworks Films Directed by Howard Walmsley Produced by Giulia Mattei Duration: 27 minutes Manchester-based film collective Desireworks UK presents Double Serum Timeless Classic.  The film dissects the promises offered in the promotion of beauty products and the curious intersection of science and magic they suggest, where text can be […]

Please note this event has been cancelled due to alien invasion and/or lack of interest. “We have had the end of the world with us ever since the world began” – Anthony Burgess. Aged ten, Anthony Burgess witnessed the total eclipse of the sun in 1927 and believed the world would end. His fascination with […]

“We have had the end of the world with us ever since the world began” – Anthony Burgess. Aged ten, Anthony Burgess witnessed the total eclipse of the sun in 1927 and believed the world would end. His fascination with apocalypse stayed with him throughout his life, and appears in his fiction and film writing. […]