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You can now book tickets online for most films. Simply visit Tate Tickets or follow the links below. For London events you can also call 020 7887 8888 or email us with your daytime telephone number.

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Tate Britain

Tate Triennial 2009 Prologue 1:
Navin Production: Navins of Bollywood >

Saturday 26 April, 14.00
Tate Britain, Millbank Entrance
Free


Navin Rawanchaikul's film borrows from Bollywood song and dance cinema, and is part of the artist's ongoing investigation into identity through his global search for other 'Navins'. This film is played on a loop.

Part of Tate Triennial 2009 Prologue 1: Altermodern >
Navin Rawanchaikul , Navins of Bollywood, 2006
Navin Rawanchaikul
Navins of Bollywood 2006
© Navin Production
 
Tate Britain

Tate Triennial 2009 Prologue 1:
Stephane Goxe and Jordi Vidal: Servitude and Simulacra >

Saturday 26 April 2008, 14.00 and 15.15
Tate Britain, Auditorium
Free


French philosopher Jordi Vidal's film is at once a filmic essay about contemporary thought, a curated exhibition commentated by its author and a supplement to his most recent book.

Part of Tate Triennial 2009 Prologue 1: Altermodern >
 
Tate Modern

Paradise Now! Essential French Avant-garde Cinema, 1890-2008
Programme 15: May 68 >

Friday 2 May, 19.00
Tate Modern, Starr Auditorium
£5 (£4 concessions)

Commemorating the fortieth anniversary of the revolutionary protest events of May 1968 in France, this programme reflects filmmakers' desire to document political events alternatively, taking take direct revolutionary action through cinema and inventing new film forms along the way.

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Part of Paradise Now! Essential French Avant-garde Cinema, 1890-2008 >
Gérard Fromanger, Le Rouge , 1968
Gérard Fromanger
Le Rouge 1968
© courtesy the artist
 
Tate Modern

If Looks Could Kill: Fashion in Film Festival
Co-conspirators >

Saturday 10 May, 19.00
Tate Modern, Starr Auditorium
£5 (£4 concessions)

To kick-start its London series, Fashion in Film Festival (FFF) presents this vibrant programme of newly commissioned films and videos by a mix of cutting edge artists, photographers and fashion designers.

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Part of If Looks Could Kill: Fashion in Film Festival >
Elizabeth McAlpine , SLAP, 2008
Elizabeth McAlpine
SLAP 2008
courtesy of the Artist and the Laura Bartlett Gallery © Elizabeth McAlpine
 
Tate Modern

If Looks Could Kill: Fashion in Film Festival: Office Killer >

Sunday 11 May, 17.00
Tate Modern, Starr Auditorium
£5 (£4 concessions)


In her only feature film direction to date, the American artist Cindy Sherman concocts a peculiarly funny caricature of the psycho-thriller and horror genres. The film follows the transformation of the 'pathetic' office mouse Dorine into an unruly predator of the femme-fatale-gone-wrong sort.

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Part of If Looks Could Kill: Fashion in Film Festival >
Cindy Sherman, Office Killer, 1997
Cindy Sherman
Office Killer 1997
courtesy Metro Pictures © Miramax
 
Tate Modern

UBS Openings: The Long Weekend 2008
Konono No. 1 & Djibril Diop Mambety >

Friday 23 May 2008, 21.00-22.30
Tate Modern, Turbine Hall
£20, booking required


The distorition-fuelled sounds of Congolese band Konono No.1 are combined in a special live performance with film screenings from the maverick African director Djibril Diop Mambéty.

Produced in collaboration with Serious

Opening up art. Tate Modern Collection with UBS


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Part of UBS Openings: The Long Weekend 2008 >
Djibril Diop Mambéty, Badou Boy, 1970
Djibril Diop Mambéty
Badou Boy 1970
© Teemour Diop Mambéty
 
Tate Modern

UBS Openings: The Long Weekend 2008
Early Computer Animation Screening >

Sunday 25 May, 21.00
Tate Modern
Free


Screenings of early computer animation from groundbreaking pioneers including Stan Vanderbeek, Lillian Schwartz and John & James Whitney will transform the Turbine Hall with digital rhythms of colour and sound.

Opening up art. Tate Modern Collection with UBS

Part of UBS Openings: The Long Weekend 2008 >
Lillian Schwartz, Googolplex, 1972, Courtesy of the Lillian Feldman Schwartz collection, The Ohio State University
Lillian Schwartz, Googolplex, 1972 Courtesy of the Lillian Feldman Schwartz collection, The Ohio State University
 
Tate Modern

Anja Kirschner and David Panos: Trail of the Spider >

Friday 30 May, 19.00
Tate Modern, Starr Auditorium
£5 (£4 concessions)


The premiere of acclaimed artist Anja Kirschner's newest film, an unsettling trans-historical vision of the Wild West that collides with the suppressed history of the multi-racial American West and the conflicts breaking up contemporary East London.

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Anja Kirschner and David Panos, Trail of the Spider, 2008
Anja Kirschner and David Panos
Trail of the Spider 2008
courtesy Hollybush Gardens © Anja Kirschner and David Panos
 
 
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Credit for top image:Cindy Sherman
Office Killer 1997
courtesy Metro Pictures © Miramax