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BLOG: Scalarama, Anyone? 02/09/2014

Posted on September 2, 2014 at 2:45 PM

With thousands of screenings throughout the month of September, the annual UK Scalarama season celebrates world cinema with mainstream cinemas, pop-up screenings, pubs, cafes, venues and even boats engaging audiences for a celebration of film.

With titles chosen by those of all fashions, fancies and merits - film from the sublime to the ridiculous are screened, with an open invitation for all ages (check listings for appropriate screenings) to join in on the sharing, caring, passion and review of cinema.

This year BAD PONY MEDIA will celebrate Scalarama with an screening of George Romero's classic NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD as well as a hand picked chosen few classic film and TV shows from throughout the years 1950's to present, including THE MUNSTERS and THE ADDAMS FAMILY. Perfect to get us ready for Halloween next month! Also on the agenda will be shorts from local indie film-makers including Cumbernauld based HOMEDY AND CORROR PRODUCTIONS as well as a sneak peek of what movie fans can expect from the soon-to-launch new Scottish Braw TV channel next year. It really couldn't be more exciting!

Join us for food and drinks at The Avenue in Bishopbriggs, G64 from 8pm this Saturday. Tickets are available from the venue, or by emailing theproducers(@) Our CEO's Frank McGowan and Michelle Martin shall additionally be hosting their own VIP "Home Cinema Day" on Sunday for those who have worked with us 2013-2014. Please RSVP quickly to avoid disappointment as spaces are limited.

Our pop-up cinema experience this year comes courtesy of Joe Thompson, events sponsored by UNITED INTERNATIONAL CHAUFFEURS and BRITISH FILM MAKERS ALLIANCE.

Find out more about SCALARAMA, read the 'Scala Manifesto' and plan your own "Home Cinema Day" and check out local events in your town or city at

About Scalarama:

Scalarama began in 2011 as a tribute to the Scala Cinema in London's King's Cross. Influential in its attitude and contribution to cinema, it celebrated film of all forms from high art to trash, shasher and animation. The Scala officially closed in 1993.

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