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Buster Keaton, The General (1926)

Buster Keaton, The General (1926)

Haiku Salut

Haiku Salut

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The Buster Keaton Picture Show!

A Live Cinema Event Featuring Haiku Salut

12 Jan 2019

As part of the BFI’s Comedy Genius season, The Screen at Contemporary have produced a live cinema event celebrating the life and work of comedy legend, Buster Keaton.

We will be showing Keaton’s recently restored comedy masterpiece, The General, accompanied by a live original score by all-women trio, Haiku Salut. With a mix of rock, folk and electronica intertwined with a captivating stage show of pulsing lamps we will revive the magic of the ‘Picture Show’ for an evening of comedic and visual spectacle. 

We have 2 screening times:
Sat 12 Jan, 2pm
Sat 12 Jan, 7pm

Adult - £13 (+booking fee)
Student/Senior/Unwaged - £11 (+booking fee)
Children under 7 - £7 (+booking fee)

The Buster Keaton Picture Show! is a touring programme. If you would like to book this event for your venue, please contact

Comedy Genius is a celebration of comedy on screen, led by BFI, the Independent Cinema Office and BFI Film Audience network, supported by funds from the National Lottery.