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To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Brass Eye comes a rare opportunity to see this cult film, which will only ever be screened at live events. Includes live, in-person Q&A with director & filmmaker Michael Cumming.

Made from hundreds of hours of unseen and behind the scenes footage from his personal archive, Michael Cumming’s film shares insights into the process of making the legendary TV series Brass Eye. Michael directed the series and both pilots and, over a two-year period, witnessed the highs and lows from a very personal perspective. Oxide Ghosts carries the blessing of Chris Morris and provides a unique glimpse of his extraordinary working practices. At these special 25th anniversary shows, in his introductions and post film Q&As, Michael both builds and shatters Brass Eye myths. 

Michael Cumming is a director & filmmaker whose back catalogue - aside from Brass Eye - contains such gems as The Mark Thomas Product, Snuff Box, Mark Steel Lectures, Matt Berry’s BAFTA winning sitcom, Toast Of London and its follow up, Toast Of Tinseltown, and with Stewart Lee, the critically acclaimed break-out music film of 2021, King Rocker.

Oxide Ghosts offers a well-judged and very rare insight into Brass Eye’s making. If you're an admirer of the show and the opportunity should arise for you to see it, have some self re-cocking-spect and do so without hesitation. 

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MAC’s reopening cinema programme has been generously supported by BFI FAN Covid-19 Resilience fund from the National Lottery, through the BFI Film Audience Fund. Duration includes trailers and adverts. Please note that we do not admit latecomers after the main feature has started and we have a limited food & drink policy. See more information about Relaxed Screenings here.

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