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    Here/Not Here

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    Hip-hop street dancers
    Carlton Dixon

    A new hip-hop film takes in British Sign Language, Krump street dance, football and Visual Vernacular – the choreographed and poetic form of sign language.

    This funny and thought-provoking drama sees three rival groups – Deaf VVers, footballers and Krumpers – clash over who should use an abandoned warehouse space.

    Despite their differences, they find and inspire a common language through movement to communicate, collaborate and come together.

    Here/Not Here brings together a diverse creative team and company from Deaf and hearing communities.

    The film is directed by award-winning film-maker and Deaf artist Bim Ajadi, whose recent works include docu-drama Dot and short film 4.

    Written by Jonzi D, Artistic Director of the annual hip-hop dance and theatre festival Breakin’ Convention, the film is a unique collaboration with the film’s professional and non-professional, Deaf and hearing cast.

    The music is composed and produced by Torben Lars Sylvest, a long-time collaborator of Olivier Award-winning choreographer Botis Seva.

    The film was commissioned by British Sign Language Broadcasting Trust and this screening is supported by Unlimited.

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    Age recommendation/restriction

    For ages 16+

    The broadcast is available to watch for four days on this page, see the ‘Read watch & listen more’ button above.

    This event is Captioned.


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    Dates & times

    14 – 17 Jan 2021, first broadcast 1pm, then available on demand.

    Approximate run time: 30 mins

    Price

    • Standard entryFree

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