Wednesday, 21 March 2012

Cineglobe International Film Festival

British Sea Power will premiere a powerful new soundtrack performed by Yan and Noble of British Sea Power in the CERN Globe of Science and Innovation, in association with Branchage Soundtrack to OUT OF THE PRESENT.

Formed in 2000, British Sea Power have built a reputation of both being a blistering live band with a Mercury nomination for their 2007 release Do You Like Rock Music? alongside championing alternative performances in unusual locations from seaforts to caverns to village halls. In 2008 they were commissioned by the British Film Institute to create a new soundtrack to the 1934 silent documentary Man of Aran, which they’ve toured extensively to music and film festivals, including the Branchage Jersey Film Festival in 2009.

Out of the Present is a new challenge for the band, with the film firmly rooted in the futuristic world of space travel mixed with the historical aspects of the Cold War and the fall of Communism. In bringing this to the very location which is at the forefront of science and technology, to perform at at CERN, we can expect a completely new experience in sound and vision from this exciting band.

Cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev is the focus of this documentary chronicle of life on the Russian space station Mir, for 10 months in 1991 and 1992 Mir. While he carries out routine day-to-day activities of eating, exercising, and conducting experiments in weightlessness, he is also a bystander to the collapse of the Soviet Union happening on earth below…

Commissioned by the 2012 Cineglobe International Film Festival at the CERN Laboratory in Geneva, Switzerland tickets are FREE but are to be reserved here.

WHEN: Thursday 29th March 2012
WHERE: Cineglobe International Film Festival CERN, Geneva, Switzerland

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