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Psych-Out: The Surreal Side Of Euro-Cult, Newcastle upon Tyne

If your definition of psychedelic cinema goes further than Peter Fonda saying "Far out", prepare to have your mind exploded. Psychedelia was always a better fit with Europe, where it found affinities with surrealism, horror and eroticism. The examples here are six of the most luridly extreme films from the 60s and 70s, with some of the grooviest soundtracks. There's high-end vampire trash such as Daughters Of Darkness and Vampyros Lesbos, but if that sounds a bit tame, try Fernando Arrabal's bizarre I Will Walk Like A Crazy Horse or Andrzej Zulawski's intense Possession.

Star And Shadow Cinema, Sat to 28 Mar

Viva! Spanish And Latin American Film Festival, Manchester

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