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CHRIS MORRIS of ‘BRASS EYE’ notoriety is to show his debut short film ‘MY WRONGS’ as part of the film section of PULP‘s ‘AUTO’ festival in December.
The film is about a man who no longer uses his name because he’s decided he has ceased to deserve one, and a dog called Rothko. Pad dy Considine (‘Phoenix Nights’), who plays the lead in the film, will introduce it.
It will be screened at the Showroom Cinema in Sheffield, on December 13, as part of the four-day film festival.
Also showing will be ‘Flex’, a collaboration between director Chris Cunningham and Aphex Twin, will be shown, with Warp DJs in the bar.
As previously reported, the Auto festival, organised by Pulp bassist Steve Mackey, includes a performance by the band at Magna Science Adventure Centre between their native Sheffield and Rotherham on December 14.
The event features four stages and a lengthy list of acts and DJs, hand picked by the band, including themselves, [a][/a], Lemon Jelly, LFO, Four Tet, The Bees, The Kills and Warp Films and DJs.
The music and DJ event runs from 7pm – 2am, with tickets priced £30. Click here to read the line-up.
The film event also includes a showing of a docu-feature by Canadian Alan Zweig about obsessive record collectors, which attendees will be asked to bring a piece of interesting vinyl to, and a discussion between Jarvis Cocker and film-maker John Smith, who lectured at St Martin’s College in London when the Pulp frontman was studying there.
For full details of the festival, go to www.auto-festival.net