Past Season:

Sally Potter The Music of Cinema

Fri 09 Jun — Sun 11 Jun 2023

The Garden Cinema is delighted to host a weekend of screenings and events celebrating the films and music of one of the UK’s foremost artists: Sally Potter. This retrospective anticipates the 14 July release of Sally’s debut album, Pink Bikini, a semi-autobiographical collection of songs about growing up female in London in the 1960s, as a young rebel and activist. Sally will be live at the Garden Cinema for Q&As following Orlando and Yes and giving a special introduction to The Party. Additionally, Sally will be discussing her album, film music, and more with Miranda Sawyer on Friday 9 June.

Past Screenings

The Tango Lesson PG

The Tango Lesson is about a female filmmaker who discovers and falls in-love with the tango. In between bouts of writing a… Read More
Sally Potter, Argentina, France, Netherlands, Germany, UK, 1997, 100m.
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The Gold Diggers U

The ground-breaking first feature from Sally Potter is a key film of early Eighties feminist cinema. Made with an all-woman crew,… Read More
Sally Potter, UK, 1983, 89m.
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Ginger & Rosa 12A

London, 1962. Two teenage girls - Ginger and Rosa - are inseparable; they play truant together, discuss religion, politics and hairstyles,… Read More
Sally Potter, Canada, Denmark, Germany, UK, 2012, 90m.
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Yes + Sally Potter in Conversation 15

Followed by a q&a with Sally Potter. Told almost entirely in iambic pentameter, YES is the story of a passionate love affair… Read More
Sally Potter, UK, USA, 2004, 100m.
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Orlando + Sally Potter in Conversation 12A

Followed by a Q&A with Sally Potter. Orlando is a story of the quest for love, and it is also an ironic… Read More
Sally Potter, France, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, UK, 1993, 93m.
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The Party + introduction by Sally Potter 15

With an introduction by Sally Potter. Sally Potter’s eighth feature – a political comedy wrapped around a tragedy about a dinner… Read More
Sally Potter, Denmark, UK, 2017, 71m.
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Sally Potter in Conversation with Miranda Sawyer N/A

Our weekend of events celebrating the extraordinary films and music of Sally Potter begins with a screening of two of her most… Read More
£5 tickets, Shorts, Conversation, 100m.
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