Published Monday, 14 October 2013
Oscar winning director Danny Boyle. (© Getty)
Those participating in Cinema City's programme include Oscar winning director Danny Boyle, BAFTA winner Paul Greengrass and Pulitzer Prize winning writer and actor Sam Shepard.
The eclectic month-long programme - which will coincide with the 26th Foyle Film Festival from 20-24 November - will focus on the four key themes of gothic, portrait of a city, legacies of conflict and art in cinema.
Among the highlights of Cinema City will be Danny Boyle, along with BAFTA nominated screenwriter Frank Cottrell Boyce, in conversation at St Columb's Hall on Saturday 23 November.
The event will mark the return of Danny Boyle to the city after 17 years, during which he achieved international acclaim with films such as Trainspotting, 28 Days Later and Slumdog Millionaire.
Meanwhile BAFTA winning director Paul Greengrass will attend a special screening in Brunswick Moviebowl of his new film, Captain Philips, on Thursday 14 November.
Following the screening he will be In Conversation with Professor Martin McLoone of the University of Ulster.
Oscar winning actor and screenwriter Sam Shepard and acclaimed German director Wim Wenders will attend a screening of their classic movie, Paris, Texas in Brunswick Moviebowl on Friday 22 November, as part of the Foyle Film Festival.
And following a screening of his debut feature film, Angel, in the Nerve Centre on 19 November, Oscar nominated actor Stephen Rea will discuss his long standing collaboration with Irish director Neil Jordan.
Cinema City runs from 1-30 November 2013.
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