Goth Cruise

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Ken (l) and Lobster (r)

Ken (l) and Lobster (r)

2008, 75 minutes

Goth Cruise follows 150 pale, ‘people in black’ on a boat, taking part in the absolute antithesis of Goth – a cruise in the blazing sunshine, as they sail around Bermuda for five days on the 4th Annual Goth Cruise.

A feature ‘gothumentary’ about the enduring allure of Goth culture in the UK and USA. Everyone knows at least one Goth. But how well do you know them?

The most successful VOD title in IFC Free history

W acky… fascinating… downright brilliant WG

Don your best black eyeliner and run to see this film MTV

A sweet movie about people who would hate to be considered sweet. UFS

Disregard everything you know about Goth culture. ‘Goth Cruise’ is a landmark documentary that takes a candid and ultimately redefining look at what it really means to be Goth. Sheffield Documentary Festival

Directed by Jeanie Finlay. Independent Film channel in association with EM Media and Cactus Three present a Tigerlily Films production

Hollywood Theatre - Portland Oregon

Hollywood Theatre – Portland Oregon

Screening History

  • Premiere: Sheffield Documentary Festival
  • Big Sky Documentary Festival, Missoula, Montana
  • Webster Film Series, St Louis
  • Rag Tag Theatre, Columbia, Missouri
  • Hollywood Theatre, Portland, Oregon
  • Flatpack Festival, Birmingham
  • Gala Screening – Broadway Cinema, Nottingham
  • Rich Mix Cinema, London

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  2. [...] Finlay is obsessed with music and it runs through all her feature docs. (Goth Cruise The most successful VOD title in IFC Free history! “Don your best black eyeliner and run to see [...]

  3. [...] Finlay is obsessed with music and it runs through all her feature docs. (Goth Cruise The most successful VOD title in IFC Free history! “Don your best black eyeliner and run to see [...]

  4. [...] Finlay is obsessed with music and it runs through all her feature documentaries. (Goth Cruise The most successful VOD title in IFC Free history! “Don your best black eyeliner and run to see [...]

  5. [...] previous films include feature documentary “Goth Cruise” for IFC (USA, 75 min) and – the most downloaded title ever on IFC – the critically acclaimed [...]

  6. [...] run by her old school pal Tom. A nonfiction filmmaker best known for the popular IFC doc Goth Cruise – which is about exactly what the title suggests – Finlay decided during a lull in another [...]

  7. [...] is a British artist and filmmaker who is obsessed with music and it runs through all her work. (Goth Cruise The most successful VOD title in IFC Free history!, Teenland (BBC4). Currently in production: The [...]

  8. [...] is a British artist and filmmaker who is obsessed with music and it runs through all her work. (Goth Cruise The most successful VOD title in IFC Free history!, Teenland (BBC4). Currently in production: The [...]

  9. [...] previous films include feature documentary “Goth Cruise” for IFC (USA, 75 min) and – the most downloaded title ever on IFC – the critically acclaimed [...]

  10. [...] artist and filmmaker who is obsessed with music and it runs through all her work. SOUND IT OUT, Goth Cruise, Teenland (BBC4). Currently in production:  ORION: The Man Who Would be King and [...]