Based at Electron Workshop's drop in cinema space, Valhalla Social Cinema specialises in cult films, quality new releases and lost treasures. Now screening fortnightly in North Melbourne.

COMING UP

Battle Royale Kinji Fukasaku / 2000

8pm
Fri 03 Oct
2014

$13. Online registration advised. Limited ticket availability at door (while they last). SELLING FAST

Where is it?
At 31 Arden Street North Melbourne. Doors open 7pm, film starts at 8pm.

Based on a book. Well before Hunger Games. A major influence on Tarantino's Kill Bill (2003). Death Race 2000, Turkey Shoot, The Running Man... it's a story told many times: high-school students thrown into a deadly game of survival where it's kill or be killed. A sole remaining survivor wins the game.

Battle Royale is the grand-daddy of 'survival as reality TV show' masterpieces directed by Kinji Fukasaku and astonishingly, was banned outright in several countries on release. Uncompromising, action-packed and duplicitous... see the film that inspired so many others.

Presented in 2K and HD audio. SUBTITLED.

Friday 24 October

Taxi Driver Martin Scorsese / 1976

8pm
Fri 24 Oct
2014

$13. Online registration advised. Limited ticket availability at door (while they last). SELLING FAST

Where is it?
At 31 Arden Street North Melbourne. Doors open 7pm, film starts at 8pm.

What can be said about Taxi Driver that hasn't been written two million times before with more eloquence? Widely regarded as one of the greatest films of all time and winner of the Palme d'Or in 1976, Scorsese's masterclass in direction has Robert De Niro in scintillating form, Bernard Herrmann on score, Michael Chapman on camera and P Schrader on words – the veritable dream team of the era. It all adds up to something equalling cinematic perfection and fits 'just right' into the business end of our program calendar.

Starring Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster, Albert Brooks, Harvey Keitel and Cybill Shepherd in the grimiest New York City ever captured on film.

Presented in 2K and HD audio.

What is a Valhalla screening like? Cosy. Familiar. A bit experimental. Join us and rediscover lost cinema with a big screen, surround sound, deck chairs and a bar serving old-school cinema snacks. We also host the Melbourne cult institution that is the sci-fi movie marathon. Ain't nobody like us.

Cult Movies

Lost Treasures

New + Obscure

Cinema

Marathons

Photography by Umkafoto

Valhalla Social Cinema is made possible with the generous support of:

Electron Workshop Dynomesh Genovese Coffee Cinema Cult (Shock Records) Umkafoto Swear Words