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Saturday 27th March 1999
Dot Com Cafe at the Portobello Fitness Centre under the Westway

HOLLYWEIRD W11: Notting Hill - The Movies from Blue Lamp to Performance and beyond with MC Tom Vague.

We showed a selection of work by Massive Videos and, by popular request, Tom Vague's Hollywood W11 anthology of films made in or about W10/W11 to put the forthcoming Notting Hill movie into an historical perspective.

The Secret Otis Mathie
A young man working in a jungle record shop has a terrible secret. Plus skateboarding and hip hop selection.

MASSIVE VIDEOS Greatest Hits featuring:

Rage (Courttia Newland)

Da Baby Fada (Kae Iden),

DJ Rap (Nathan Gulston),

Car Trouble (Mark Putterill),

Conscience (Jonathan Barnett),

Junk (Cassius Rayner),

Nightmare 2 (Larbi Oumghar),

Lipstick On My Collar (Jenny Dainton),

Age Old Problem (Courttia Newland),

Robin Da Hoodz (Kae Iden)

and more Massive W10/W11 work from MASSIVE VIDEOS.


Saturday 24th April 1999
Dot Com Cafe at the Portobello Fitness Centre under the Westway

Animation & Apocalypse

At Video Cafe no6 we celebrated the best of new wave UK animation including Piet Kroon's magnificent 20s murder mystery "Transit" and showed the unedited 63 minute version of "Watch the KLF burn a MIllion Quid" by regular Film Festival contributor Gimpo.

Watch The KLF Burn A Million Quid 16mm version with live commentary from Gimpo of K2 Plant Hire. Plus highlights from animation sections of Portobello Film and Video Festival including Piet Kroon's masterful Transit and work by top local animators.

Featuring global funk from Karite Ovo fronted by Yebga Likoba on sax; the amazing Akwaaba Drum Orchestra; musical comedy with Den on Double Bass, and Mark Bowden; live painting from Eric; slam poets, and DJs Debbie (Gaia Live Radio) and Tina.