Jingle Bell Rocks! …searching for the Soul of Christmas Music.
A festive film event in conjunction with The Culture Vultures & Scalarama Leeds.
5.00pm – 6.00pm
Before the screening, join us at the Hyde Park Picture House as local authors Clare Fisher & Chris Nickson present some of their favourite Christmas stories.
6.00pm – 8.00pm
Jingle Bell Rocks!
A FILM BY Mitchell Kezin, with introduction.
Hilarious & heartfelt, Jingle Bell Rocks! is an Award-Winning Canadian documentary which showcases an eclectic collection of original, offbeat & astonishing songs, alongside a deeply moving and personal journey in search of the soul of Christmas music.
Appearing in the film are stars hip hop legend Joseph ‘RUN DMC’ Simmons, cult film auteur John Waters, fearless freak Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips, soul legend Clarence Carter and The Free Design, alongside many more irreverent & insightful musicians, cultural icons, obsessed collectors and critics.
(Mitchell Kezin, Canada, 2013, 1h 34min)
8.30pm – 11.00pm
Jingle Bell Rocks The Joint!
Head over to the Hyde Park Book Club for an after-party, where DJs Matt Bradshaw (Jumbo) & Bad Santa (Polyester) will be spinning their own weird and wonderful festive choices!