The event will be livestreamed on Bury Art Museum's YouTube. There will be a live audience Q&A towards the end of the conversation and questions can be shared via YouTube or Twitter: @BuryArtMuseum.
More about the film:
Here for Life, marks the culmination of a long collaboration between Zimmerman and theatre-maker Adrian Jackson. The film follows ten unruly Londoners as they navigate their wild and wayward way around a city framed by capital and loss, traveling on their own terms towards a co-existence far stronger than 'community'. On reclaimed land, they find themselves on the right side of history, caught between two train tracks, the present tense and future hopes. They question who has stolen what from whom, and how things might be fixed, in an often contradictory rite of passage. Finding solidarity in resistance, they demand the right to go on.
More about the speakers:
Andrea Luka Zimmerman is an artist, filmmaker, and cultural activist. Her work is concerned with marginalisation, co-existence, waywardness, social justice, class and structural violence. It has been nominated for the Grierson and Jarman awards. Other films include Erase and Forget (2017), Estate, a Reverie (2015) and Taskafa, Stories of the Street (2013), written and voiced by the late John Berger.
Philip Davenport is a poet who often works off the page, making site-specific pieces in galleries and streets. He co-directed the mass-collaboration THE HOMELESS LIBRARY (2016) the first ever history of British homelessness, launched at the Houses of Parliament and the Southbank. He runs the arts organisation arthur+martha and is currently working on a new project, WHISPER TO ME ALONE about hearing homeless & vulnerable voices in the pandemic.
Visit Bury Art Museum to see the film 12.00 - 16.00, Thursday to Saturday. Showing until 14 November, free entry. Find out more here: https://buryartmuseum.co.uk/Moving-Image-Gallery.