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[Untitled] Presents: Film Poet - Margaret Tait at 100

  • Behind the Wall 14 Melville Street Falkirk, Scotland, FK1 1HZ United Kingdom (map)

An exciting new partnership between HippFest and Falkirk’s leading visual and literary arts group [Untitled].

Come along for a special evening of silent film, spoken word and performance by some of Scotland’s finest writers as they celebrate the unique work of Orcadian filmmaker and poet, Margaret Tait. Including screenings of three of Tait’s most enthralling silent films alongside dynamic spoken word sets from Cine Poet Lesley Traynor and Scottish BAFTA winner Gerda Stevenson.

Finally, Falkirk’s SAY Award (Scottish Album of the Year) nominee Adam Stafford will perform his new composition inspired by Tait’s film poems. Featuring One Is One (1951), My RoomVia Ancona 21 (1951) and Three Portrait Sketches (1951) and hosted by Craig Allan.

Screening material courtesy of the National Library of Scotland, Moving Image Archive

Tickets are £10/£8 (early bird discount) and available by emailing or calling 01324 506850. Tickets can also be bought online here.

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