Cannon Arm and the Arcade Quest

Directed by Mads Hedegaard

The debut feature from Mads Hedegaard about friendship and arcade games was recently awarded the Special Jury Prize by the Dublin Film Critics Circle at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival in March. 

Kim Cannon Arm – father, grandfather, laboratory technician, legend. With the help from his friends at Bip Bip Bar the documentary follows Cannon Arm’s attempts to be the first in the world to play an arcade machine from the early ’80s for 100 consecutive hours. With its collection of heroic outsiders, dreams about legendary world records, quirky hairdos and brilliant players, the film praises solidarity and the attempt to achieve the sublime.

Please Note: This work contains flashing images which may affect viewers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy 

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Translated title:
Kim Kanonarm og rejsen mod verdensrekorden

Languages:
Danish and English

Subtitles:
Partial English

Duration:
123 minutes

Country of origin:
Denmark

Year of production:
2021

This screening has no adverts or trailers and starts at the advertised time