SCREENING (Bristol Premiere): 26 May 2022 at 20:20

BRISTOL - WATERSHED

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SCREENING (Birmingham Premiere): 29 May 2022 at 17:00

BIRMINGHAM - MAC Arts

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SCREENING (Premiere): 01 June 2022 at 17:45

GLASGOW - GFT

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SCREENING: 01 June 2022 at 18:45

LONDON - CASTLE CINEMA

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SCREENING (Nottingham Premiere): 21 June 2022

NOTTINGHAM - BROADWAY

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Dir. Richard Peete and Robert Yapkowitch, 2020, USA, 85 min

Idolized by Bob Dylan and later by Nick Cave, Adele and Joanna Newsom, folk blues singer and guitarist Karen Dalton was a charismatic figure in the fertile music scene of 1960s New York. A reluctant live performer and a fiercely independent artist who fought against industry demands and directives, the Texas-born, Oklahoma-raised Dalton led a difficult and unconventional life until her premature death in 1993. Since most photographs and film footage of Dalton have been lost or destroyed, this long-awaited film draws on her recordings, and interviews with loved ones and collaborators, to build a rich portrait of a singularly gifted musician and her hauntingly beautiful voice - and a body of work that continues to grow in influence.

Event supported by the BFI, awarding funds from the National Lottery.