Film festival picks of the week

Oddsac, London, Manchester & Leeds

How to follow up one of the best albums of last year? Rather than release another cryptically titled psychedelic odyssey, New York uber-hipsters Animal Collective have gone even further out and made a film. Well, actually it's a "visual album", made with long-time artist collaborator Danny Perez. Four years in the making, featuring completely new music, Oddsac is a narrative-free, head-spinning vortex of abstract kaleidoscopic trippiness that, as one fan puts it, "makes Matthew Barney look like Matthew McConaughey". Confused? Perez and the band will be on hand to explain themselves.

Ica, SE1, Thu; Mint Lounge, Manchester, Fri; Brudenell Social Club, Leeds, 15 May,

One Night In Turin, Nationwide

The summer blockbuster season is set to be called off for a few weeks this June while the World Cup hogs the nation's viewing attention instead. But to get us in the mood, and keep us in the cinema,
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