Firstsite is a visual arts organisation based in Colchester, Essex. Our mission is to make contemporary art relevant to everyone. Our integrated programme of work includes projects, exhibitions and publications by established and emerging artists, as well as extensive learning opportunities and artists' support initiatives.
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- 1h 27min
- Directed by: Alan Elliott, Sydney Pollack
- UK release: 10 May 2019
Documentary about Aretha Franklin’s 1972 concert at the New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles, shot at the time by Sydney Pollack and realised by Alan Elliott. Digital technology has at last made it possible to sync the sound recording with the footage: revel in Aretha at the height of her power, with…
Wed 19 Jun
- Directed by: Josephine Decker
- Cast: Helena Howard, Molly Parker, Miranda July
Madeline (Howard) is a vulnerable teenager caught between her downtrodden mom Regina (July) and her seemingly sympathetic acting coach Evangeline (Parker), who mines Madeline’s life for the work of their drama group. Decker uses absurdist imagery to explore Madeline’s overwhelmed take on the world; gutsy performances from…
Sun 23 Jun