A special screening of the dialogue-free ‘Free Cinema’ classic presented with a newly-commissioned live jazz score for saxophone and percussion.
This film tells the story of two deaf-mute dockers living in London's East End, played by artists Eduardo Paolozzi and Michael Andrews,whose disability isolates them from the outside world.
This screening presents a a new live jazz score commissioned by the Hippodrome Silent Film Festival in Bo'ness. Saxophonists Raymond MacDonald and Christian Ferlaino perform their new work with percussion.
Afterwards, Raymond and Christian are joined by filmmaker Ted Evans for a panel discussion, to talk about the issues raised by the film.
Introduction and post-screening Q&A enhanced by BSL interpretation and electronic note-taking
Raymond MacDonald is a saxophonist and composer who has released over 60 CDs and toured and broadcast worldwide and has written music for film, television, theatre, radio and art installations.
Italian-born saxophonist, improviser, composer and ethnomusicologist Christian Ferlaino focuses on the intersection between composition and improvisation.
Based in East London, Ted Evans has made critically acclaimed short films, written and directed two films for the London Paralympic Opening Ceremony and is currently working on a feature film through Creative England’s iFeatures initiative.
Falkirk Community Trust is supported by PRS Foundation’s Beyond Borders, a co-commissioning and touring programme run in partnership with Creative Scotland, Arts Council of Wales, Arts Council of Northern Ireland and Arts Council of Ireland / An Chomhairle Ealaíon.
Supported by Fingersmiths Ltd.