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Whatever Gets You Through the Night

Whatever Gets You Through the Night
  • 2012
  • UK
  • 54 min

Screening of the film of the Cora Bissett, Swimmer One and David Greig multi-arts project followed by live performances by participants including Rachel Sermanni, Bigg Tajj, Wounded Knee and others.

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A stellar line-up of Scottish musicians - from Eugene Kelly and Emma Pollock to Withered Hand and Rachel Sermanni - feature in this beautiful collection of stories told in song, shot during the night in locations across the country. Daniel Warren's film, premiered at Summerhall, is part of the Vital Spark project of the same name, created by Cora Bissett with Swimmer One and David Greig. The project launched with a major new performance at the Arches, Glasgow, in June 2012.

The film premiere also includes live music from featured artists, line-up to be announced.

Ages 14+.

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