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Film and Music season at the ICA

London's ICA (The Mall, London, SW1, TEL 020 7930 3647) is holding a mini-season of films with a musical theme which seems to include something for every taste. You can see the following -

Sun Ra: Space is the Place - A mind boggling mix of Science-Fiction, free jazz, Black Panther politics and home made aesthetics. 23/28 April + 1/2 May

I Am Trying To Break Your Heart - When critical darlings Wilco completed their fourth album, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, the last thing they expected was for their record company to reject it. A fascinating look at the tension between artist and record company... 23/28 April + 2 May

Scratch - The history and art of turntablism. Featuring Afrika Bambaataa, Premier, Q-Bert and DJ Krush. 24/29 April + 2 May

Pavement: The Slow Century Essential document of one of the most beloved alternative rock bands of all time. Showing with Heavy Metal Parking Lot Jeff Krulik's underground classic, shot in the parking lot of a Judas Priest concert. 26/30 April

Decline of Western Civilisation Part III - Penelope Spheeris returns to the LA punk scene she first visited in 1981. What she finds is heartbreaking - tales of drug abuse, homelessness and assault. 26/30 April + 3 May

Gigantic The story of They Might Be Giants, the cult duo who are still recording after 20 years... 25 April + 1 May

Jimmy Scott: If Only You Knew The life story of jazz vocalist Jimmy Scott whose career began in the 1940's and continues to this day. 25/30 April + 2/3 May

For more information, prices and screening times, go to the ICA Website..

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