Headwaters \\ Scalarama Merseyside
A journey across the Wirral peninsula, Headwaters, curated by Michael Pierce and Monika Rodriguez of Scalarama Merseyside, invites you to explore our connections with water through hidden rivers, oral histories and film archives. Taking place both online and in physical open-air spaces, Headwaters will use local heritage and archive footage as a starting point for discussion; examining the environmental impact of film, activism around water and imagined hydropunk futures. Headwaters will demonstrate how community cinemas and water are used for healing and recovery, and why both need to be respected and protected.
The Headwaters programme:
Fri 2 July | Headwaters: Natural Flow ft. Song of the Sea, Bidston Observatory, Birkenhead | Tickets on sale soon
These screening and discussion events will be accompanied by a series of journal posts in which Michael and Monika share their process and discoveries over the 7 weeks of the festival.
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Headwaters is curated by Scalarama Merseyside and produced by Abandon Normal Devices. Supported using public funding by Arts Council England, Wirral Council and Film Hub North, proud to be part of the BFI Film Audience Network.