Stop Making Sense (1984) - Cinema on the Square

Stop Making Sense (1984) - Cinema on the Square

Leeds International Film Festival - Cinema on the Square

Available from 24 July 2024 to 24 July 2024

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Get tickets here to watch Stop Making Sense - Talking Heads at Leeds Film Festival's Cinema on the Square

Cinema on the Square is back for 24 July - 26 July 2024 for a larger programme of handpicked films to make even more unforgettable summer memories!

Watch Stop Making Sense - Talking Heads, concert style. Cinema on the Square is the summer open-air cinema in Millennium Square, where everyone celebrates the music, movies and the unmistakable feeling of summer with a line-up of films that has something for everyone!

About Stop Making Sense

"Stop Making Sense," released in 1984, is a concert film by the Talking Heads, directed by Jonathan Demme. Widely acclaimed for its innovative approach and dynamic performances, the film captures the band during their three-night engagement at the Pantages Theater in Hollywood.

It is noted for its minimalist stage design, starting with lead singer David Byrne performing solo with a boombox, and gradually building up as more band members join him on stage.

This progressive buildup mirrors the evolution of the band's sound, creating a powerful and immersive experience. The film is celebrated for its high energy, Byrne's iconic "big suit," and its influence on both concert films and the perception of live music performance.

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By Train:

Leeds Railway Station is the main train station in the city, located about a 10-minute walk from Millennium Square. The station is well-connected with frequent services from major cities across the UK.

By Bus:

Leeds City Bus Station is another hub of public transport, situated roughly 15 minutes on foot from Millennium Square. Numerous local and regional bus services operate to and from the bus station, offering comprehensive coverage of the city and surrounding areas.

By Car:

For those of you driving, there are several car parks nearby, including the Rose Bowl Car Park and The Light Car Park. Millennium Square is well-signposted, and major routes like the A58(M) and A64 provide easy access to the city center.

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