The Cult Film Archive at Brunel University is delighted to announce that Hollywood film director Joe Dante will be the recipient of this year's Cine-Excess Lifetime Achievement Award, at Cine Excess IV.
Dante pioneered the use of SFX and cutting edge, comedy horror in a series of cult classics that included Piranha (1978), The Howling (1981), Gremlins (1984), The 'Burbs' (1989), and the TV political satire Homecoming (2005).
April 29, 8.30pm. JOE DANTE presents the UK premiere of the 90-minute cut of his monumental The Movie Orgy, a collage of films from the 1950s and 1960s originally made during Dante's student days in 1968. Followed by an on-stage discussion between Joe Dante and film critic Kim Newman.
April 30, 5pm Presentation with Cine-Excess Lifetime Achievement award to Joe Dante and Q & A.
April 30, 11pm World premiere of the BFI's newly restored and complete version of Guy Hamilton's The Party's Over (1963). The themes of teen debauchery led to the film being heavily censored at the time of its release. Plus introduction by the film's producer, Anthony Perry.