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Brighton's Cinecity film festival announces live music events with Pere Ubu, Goblin, Sarah Angliss and more

Cinecity, Brighton's annual film festival which this year runs from 20 November–7 December, will once again be hosting a variety of live music and film events.

A number of screenings of cult films will be accompanied by 'live underscores', including Roger Corman's 1963 X: Man With The X-Ray Eyes scored by Pere Ubu (Duke of York's Picturehouse, 23 November, 9pm) and Sergei Parajanov’s 1969 The Colour Of Pomegranates scored by Juno Reactor (Duke of York's Picturehouse, 27 November, 9pm), while Italian prog legends Goblin will perform a live soundtrack to Dario Argento's occult hardy perennial Suspiria, a film the group first scored on its initial release in 1977 (St Bartholomew’s Church, 6 December, 6pm).

Other events include a 'live re-imagining' of John Wyndham's 1957 British sci-fi novel The Midwich Cuckoos by Sarah Angliss and Stephen Hiscock using theremin, modular electronics, robotic instruments, live percussion and foley techniques (Duke of York's Picturehouse, 5 December, 7pm), plus screenings of Helen Petts's 2013 portrait of the late Lol Coxhill, Solo Soprano (Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, 29 November, 1:30pm), and a revised and updated version of Practical Electronica, Ian Helliwell's impressionistic documentary on the early days of British electronic music as seen through the life and work of composer FC Judd: the screening of Practical Electronica will be followed by a discussion of the film between its director and The Wire's Tony Herrington (Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, 29 November, 3.30pm).

More details on Cinecity here.