In just three weeks, the world’s only outdoor cinema set inside a convent, Shadow Electric, has gotten it’s 2015 season well underway.
Already the iconic Abbotsford venue has hosted a successful series of sold-out screenings, seen it’s band room become a full house, played host to some epic ping pong battles, and served up some super tasty food.
And, because it’s still only January, there’s plenty more to come. Live on the official website, this year’s cinema program now includes the following additional titles (which includes two Academy Award nomination features!):
March 1 – Talking Heads: Stop Making Sense
March 5 – Ukraine is Not a Brothel
February 22, March 6 & 20 – Birdman
March 13 – Kingsmen: The Secret Service
March 30 – Wild
As well as the above new titles, there are some big films coming up in their January and February program.
January 28 – Force Majeure
January 29 – All This Mayhem
February 1 – Finding Fela
February 4 – Charlie’s Country
But it’s not all about cinema. Every Saturday night in the Shadow Electric’s band room (situated in the Industrial School), there will be gigs and special events featuring some Australia’s most iconic bands. Worlds End Press, Kirkis, Public Opinion Afro Orchestra, and HTRK are all scheduled to appear in 2015!
Check out the trailer below for the stylish Bond-esque spy drama Kingsmen: The Secret Service, starring Colin Firth, Samuel L. Jackson, Mark Strong and Michael Caine: