Screen shot from The New Faces: A Short Film by Dean Chalkley. Photo courtesy of the photographer and the Book Club.
If you haven’t decided what you want to do tomorrow night, what not head down to the Book Club in east London for a rare, free night of film and dancing.
Dean Chalkley will be airing his new short film The New Faces (20mins) at 7.30pm tomorrow at the Book Club in Hoxton – doors open at 6.00pm. Chalkley’s short film “captures mod culture directly via those involved” and will be followed by a party until 2am. DJs include Jamie Parr, Si Cheeba (Black Cat) and Tomas McGrath, as well as Chalkley. Think rare soul, rhythm & blues, ska, Latin and boogaloo.
About the film: “The New Faces: A Short Filmsteps inside the minds of three young men captured in the enthrallment of a culture that they have fondly devoted themselves to. We are privy to their refreshingly honest, personal and polarised views, rooted in the ideology of a modernist culture.” Press release. There’s a Facebook page too.
The film will be hosted exclusively on SHOWstudio website from 9 March.
For a preview:
The New Faces: A Short Film (Trailer 1) from Dean Chalkley on Vimeo.
Chalkley launched his photo exhibition New Faces at the Book Club in 2010. See previous post on this blog about Chalkley’s debut film Young Souls. And, if you want to know more about Chalkley, read on for his biography.
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Dean Chalkley, known for his portraiture and music photography, aired his debut film Young Souls at The Bethnal Green Working Men’s club in London last week. And, if like me, you didn’t get along to the screening, or didn’t know about the film, I urge you to catch it online. It is under 10 mins, running at 9 mins 36 secs to be precise. I’m going to grab a cup of tea and watch it now…
Click on Young Souls to go to 125 magazine’s site where you can watch it.
If you want to read more, follow the links to Dean writing on his blog in a post Young Souls now live to view on 125 magazine. Looks like it was a fun and successful evening.
The film will also be screened alongside an exhibition of photos at the Youth Club Gallery, just off Carnaby Street in London from 22 July – 4 August.
Dean also has a show coming up at the Reading Museum titled The New Faces “depicting a group of young ‘Modernists’ from London”. It runs from 30 July – 4 September.
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