The Miners' Hymns [DVD] [2010]

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Overview

Special Features

  • Bonus: 3 films by Bill Morrison
  • Release (13 min.)
  • Al Capone's release from prison is eagerly awaited by a crowd in this split-screen panorama
  • Winner, Golden Gate Award, New Visions
  • 2010 San Francisco International Film Festival
  • Outerborough (9 min.)
  • A trolly traveling over the Brooklyn Bridge in 1899 helped create the footage underlying this neo-travelogue
  • The Film of Her (12 min.)
  • A Library of Congress clerk tries to save early cinematic treasures in this doc-fiction hybrid

Synopsis

The Miners' Hymns
In this reverent, experimental film, director Bill Morrison combines newly shot aerial sequences with historical footage to create a vivid portrait of the mining communities that were once a staple of Northeastern England. ~ Cammila Collar, Rovi

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