An exciting new partnership between HippFest and Falkirk’s leading visual and literary arts group [Untitled].
Come along for a special evening of silent film, spoken word and performance by some of Scotland’s finest writers as they celebrate the unique work of Orcadian filmmaker and poet, Margaret Tait. Including screenings of three of Tait’s most enthralling silent films alongside dynamic spoken word sets from Cine Poet Lesley Traynor and Scottish BAFTA winner Gerda Stevenson.
Finally, Falkirk’s SAY Award (Scottish Album of the Year) nominee Adam Stafford will perform his new composition inspired by Tait’s film poems. Featuring One Is One (1951), My Room. Via Ancona 21 (1951) and Three Portrait Sketches (1951) and hosted by Craig Allan.
Screening material courtesy of the National Library of Scotland, Moving Image Archive
Tickets also available at https://filmpoet.bpt.me
If you like this try: Call of the North (another pioneering female Scottish director and with Gerda Stevenson performing on Thursday 22 March at the Hippodrome and Grass: A Nation's Battle for Life our documentary screening at the Barony Theatre in Bo'ness on Saturday 17 March