[spectre] LUX (London) IS OPEN (again)
Mon, 30 Sep 2002 21:50:36 +0200
> LUX IS OPEN
> Dear Friends
> I am writing to you all to formally announce that the new LUX
>organisation is now completely up and running.
> Based out of new offices in Dalston, East London LUX will continue to
>distribute the collection of the former Lux Centre (Hoxton Square) which
>closed last October, one of the largest collection of artists> '> film
>and video in Europe. Combining the archives of the London Filmmakers> '>
>Co-op and London Electronic Arts, two organisations which were merged in
>the Lux Centre, the collection includes more than 4 000 titles stretching
>back over 80 years.
> As well as distribution, LUX will also act as an agency for the promotion
>and support of artists> '> moving image and those who make it through
>exhibition, publishing and research projects.
> Please see our new website at www.lux.org.uk for more details and
>(hopefully) useful information for those making, programming and studying
>artists> '> film and video. The site also offers a comprehensive calendar
>of upcoming London-based events. In addition we are also starting the LUX
>NEWSWIRE which is a bi-weekly e-newsletter of information about the
>international world of artists> '> film and video which can be subscribed
>to from the website.
> We would like to thank all of our friends around the world that have
>encouraged us and given support over the last few months in getting the
>new organisation off the ground.
> PLEASE CHANGE YOUR MAILING LISTS TO:
> 3rd Floor,
> 18 Shacklewell Lane,
> London, E8 2EZ
> Tel: ++44 (0)207 503 3980, Fax: ++44 (0)207 503 1606
> Email: email@example.com web: www.lux.org.uk
> Imminent events (see more details on the website):
> September 11. 7.30pm IN PERSON: Thomas Draschan presents new German
>experimental cinema at the LUX office, London (part of a ongoing series of
>salon events in our intimate screening space).
> September 15 2.30pm THE BATTLE OF CHILE (parts 1-3) Patricio Guzman> '> s
>epic documentary as part of a day event marking the anniversary of the
>Chilean coup at Conway Hall, London.
> SHOOT SHOOT SHOOT - The First Decade of London Film-Makers' Co-Operative
>& British Avant-Garde Film 1966-76. German Tour starts on 13th September
>in Berlin. see www.lfmc.org for details
> Kino Arsenal, Berlin 13-19 September 2002
> Das Kino, Karlsruhe 17-22 September 2002
> Deutsches Filmmuseum, Frankfurt 23 September - 3 October 2002
> Kino 46, Bremen 27-29 September 2002
> Kommunales Kino Metropolis, Hamburg 1-10 October 2002
> all best wishes
> Benjamin Cook
> 3rd Floor
> 18 Shacklewell Lane
> LONDON E8 2EZ
> tel: ++44 (0)207 503 3980
> fax: ++44 (0)207 503 1606
> E: firstname.lastname@example.org