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Quadrophenia: Calgary Cinematheque 2013/14

August 25th, 2013


Quadrophenia launches the 2013/14 Calgary Cinematheque season, showing this coming Wednesday. Here are a couple of reports.

CJSW.com: An Outdoor Screening: Quadrophenia: Join us for a one-time-only, outdoor screening of Franc Roddam’s 1979 film, Quadrophenia to launch the 2013/14 Calgary Cinematheque season. Prior to the screening, enjoy the Hillhurst Sunnyside Farmers’ Market, and HSCA member and guest beer and wine garden. “Set against the soundtrack of The Who’s 1973 mighty concept album “Quadrophenia”, Phil Daniels plays working-class Jimmy, the drug-induced Mod, who hates his job and is misunderstood by his parents – Continue reading…

Calgary Herald: The Poseur’s Guide to Quadrophenia: Mods and rockers should hop on their scooters and motorcycles and get down to the Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Centre Wednesday. Once there, the two camps need to put aside ancient enmities long enough (a little over two hours) to enjoy Calgary Cinematheque’s screening of Quadrophenia, the 1979 film based on The Who’s 1973 album of the same name. Poseurs, on the other hand, need to study up, then hop on the bus or their bicycles – Continue reading…