In Person & Previews

UK Premiere: I’ve Been Trying to Tell You

+ Q&A with Alasdair McLellan, Bob Stanley and Sarah Cracknell

A beautiful and enveloping nostalgia trip to 1990s Britain.

We are delighted to announce that Sarah Cracknell will also take part in the Q&A following this screening. The later screening at 9pm features a Q&A with Alasdair McLellan, Pete Wiggs and Sarah Cracknell.

Image from UK Premiere: I’ve Been Trying to Tell You + Q&A with Alasdair McLellan and Bob Stanley

UK 2021
Dir Alasdair McLellan
With AJ Adamu, Iris Law
45min
Digital

Do you look back on the optimism of the 1997-2001 era as a lost golden age, or do you see it as a period of naïvety, delusion and folly? There’s a lot of nostalgia for the nineties at the moment, especially from people too young to remember it who see the decade as a simpler, pre-internet time. Modern nostalgia often draws on corporate American-90s mall culture, but what about British culture? With I’ve Been Trying To Tell You – made to accompany the Saint Etienne album of the same name – director Alasdair McLellan evokes the era through the fog of memory. The resulting film, shot in locations from Grangemouth to Portmeirion to Southampton, is both beautiful and enveloping.

Tickets £15, concs £12 (Members pay £2 less)

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