Day of the Dead Futuro

What better way to celebrate Mexico’s Day of the Dead fiesta this November 1st and 2nd than by inviting some souls from outer space!

Prepare for an inter-galactic sci fi extravaganza, as Day of the Dead goes futuro with screenings of classic Mexican sci fi films, children’s futuristic costume-making and Day of the Dead face-painting, live music acts, DJs, dance, theatre , authentic Mexican street food and plenty of tequila in a cross-arts weekend guaranteed to be out of this world!

Details of all events below:

Saturday 1st NOVEMBER, 10.30 am – 12.30 pm, Day of the Dead Futuro Children’s Workshop,
Number 6 Brixton, 6 Somerleyton Road, Brixton SW9 8ND
Free children’s futuristic costume-making and Day of the Dead face-painting workshop
Ages 8+

Please note tickets for the workshop are FREE to The Flying Saucers screening cinema tickets holders only. Once you have your ticket please email info@movimientos.org.uk with your booking reference to reserve your place.

Saturday 1st NOVEMBER, 1pm, BFI Sci Fi Season Day of the Dead Futuro Film Screening: THE FLYING SAUCERS, (Los platillos voladores), Dir Julián Soler, Mexico, 1956, 95 min. Ritzy Cinema

Tickets: Tickets: http://www.picturehouses.co.uk/cinema/Ritzy
Box office: 0871 902 5739

Saturday 1st NOVEMBER, 11pm, BFI Sci Fi Season Day of the Dead Futuro Film Screening: The Ship of Monsters (La nave de los monstrous), Dir Rogelio A. González, Mexico, 1960, 81 min. Ritzy Cinema

Tickets: Tickets: http://www.picturehouses.co.uk/cinema/Ritzy
Box office: 0871 902 5739

Please note: The screening of The Ship of Monsters will coincide with a Day of the Dead Futuro fiesta 5 minutes away at Brixton’s Number 6 community venue where live music will precede the film screening and DJs will continue into the night after the screening so cinema ticket holders will get a chance to come before or after at a concessionary price of £5.

Saturday 1st NOVEMBER, 7pm – 2 am, Day of the Dead Futuro Party supported by Wahaca, Brixton’s Number 6 Community Venue

Live Acts: Voodoo Love Orchestra, Malphino. DJs: Cal Jader (Movimientos), Oscar Arroyo (DJ Chilango)

Tickets: £7 advance, £10 on the door: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/293010
Tickets include free tacos from Wahaca’s Street kitchen.

Sunday 2nd NOVEMBER, 6 pm, BFI Sci Fi Season Day of the Dead Futuro Film Screening: Santo vs the Martian Invasion (Santo el enmascarado de plata contra la invasion de los marcianos), Dir Alfredo B. Crevenna, Mexico, 1967, 92 min. Ritzy Cinema

Tickets: Tickets: http://www.picturehouses.co.uk/cinema/Ritzy
Box office: 0871 902 5739

Films courtesy of Alfonso Rosas Priego, Fundacion Televia and Filmoteca Unam.

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