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Miners' Hymns, The (DVD) Miners' Hymns, The (DVD)

An elegy to the coal mining history of north east England.

An elegy to the coal mining history of north east England.

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This elegy, in film and music, to the coal mining history of north east England, is the product of an exceptional creative collaboration between renowned filmmaker Bill Morrison (Decasia) and acclaimed musician and composer Johann Johannson.

Collaged from archive film footage and drawing on the region's brass music culture, The Miners' Hymns celebrates the labour, endurance, vibrant community and rich culture that characterised the lives of those who worked underground.

This elegy, in film and music, to the coal mining history of north east England, is the product of an exceptional creative collaboration between renowned filmmaker Bill Morrison (Decasia) and acclaimed musician and composer Johann Johannson.

Collaged from archive film footage and drawing on the region's brass music culture, The Miners' Hymns celebrates the labour, endurance, vibrant community and rich culture that characterised the lives of those who worked underground.

Extras

  • Concert Documentation - Excerpts (2010, 12 minutes): highlights from the live premiere performances in Durham Cathedral.
  • Interview with Bill Morrison and Jhann Jhannson (2010, 8 minutes)
  • Original trailer.
  • Illustrated booklet with essays and notes.
  • Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround option (448 kbps)

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 5035673009239
Catalogue Number BFIVD923
Subtitle A film by Bill Morrison
Product contents
  • Concert Documentation - Excerpts (2010, 12 min): highlights from the live premiere performances in Durham Cathedral.
  • Interview with Bill Morrison and Jhann Jhannson (2010, 8 min).
  • Original trailer.
  • Illustrated booklet w
Year 2010
Director Morrison, Bill
Format DVD
Publisher(s) BFI
Countries United Kingdom
Aspect ratio 1.33:1
Colour Colour and Black/white
Sound Silent with music
Running time 50
DVD region 2
Certificate U

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