Playing with the Past

  • The List
  • 19 August 2009
Playing with the Past

This fantastic programme of old movies and new music returns after making an acclaimed debut at this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival. Teaming short film works made in the 1930s and 40s from the Scottish Screen Archive including John Grierson’s Granton Trawler, Norman McLaren’s Begone Dull Care and Harry Watt and Basil Wright’s Night Train with new musical artists Eagleowl, FOUND and Meursault, this is an absolute joy.

Filmhouse, Edinburgh on Sat 22 Aug.

Playing With The Past

  • Various
  • UK
  • 3h
  • E
  • Directed by: Various

Films from the national archive, accompanied by music from three of Edinburgh's highly acclaimed emerging bands: Eagleowl, Found and Meursault. The short films include John Grierson's 'Granton Trawler', Evelyn Lambert & Norman McLaren's 'Begone Dull Care', Alan J Harper's 'Stan and Ollie', Harry Watt and Basil…