An evening of film, spoken word and live music about life and death by the water.
120mins approx. including interval
Influx Press presents an evening of film, music and storytelling
about life and death by coasts and canals. Three writers and
three fi lmmakers look at impact of watery landscapes on our
memories, emotions and sense of history. The Electric Palace’s
own Rebecca E. Marshall evokes the magical joys of sea
swimming in her immersive documentary, Glitter and Storm.
Local author Gareth E Rees will read from The Stone Tide, his
novel about tragedy, folklore and eco-apocalypse in Hastings,
with a live musical performance of U118, a psychedelic invocation of the town’s infamous beached U-Boat. In Ghosts on the Shore, filmmaker Eymelt Sehmer and writer Paul Scraton reveal the dark mysteries of Germany’s Baltic Coast, a place that bears the legacy of a nation’s trauma.
Finally, Gary Budden explores the emotional geography of Kent’s Hollow Shore and London’s haunted canals, including Greenteeth, a wyrd fi ction super-8 film directed by Adam Scovell.