Man with a Movie Camera

18 May
Showroom Cinema
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LAURÈNE DURANTEL Double bass, piano, voice

Following a sell-out performance last year, Laurène Durantel revisits her wonderful improvised accompaniment to the acclaimed film Man With a Movie Camera.

Dziga Vertov’s 1929 film, part documentary and part cinematic art, follows city life in the Soviet Union through the course of a single day. It’s a celebration of modern life - a brave new world? – with thriving industries, crowded streets, and intimate, disarming moments of great humour.

'Incredible event, an amazing opportunity to experience a really special combination of film and musical performance' Edward Lawrence, Audience Member, May 2017

 Ranked 8th in ‘Sight and Sound’ Critics Poll of the Top 10 films of all time! 

Part of Yorkshire Silent Film Festival 

Presented by Music in the Round, as part of Sheffield Chamber Music Festival 2018 

Running time: About 1 hour and 10 minutes (including a 15 minute interval)
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