A free screening of Derek Jarman's 'The Garden'
Shot on Super8, ‘The Garden’ offers an intimate insight into the inner world of the iconic film-maker, author, poet and artist Derek Jarman. The backdrop for the film is the garden Jarman created on the windswept Kent coast in the shadow of the Dungeness power station.
Interweaving narratives play out, almost wordlessly, to create what Jarman described as a dream allegory. The story of two lovers and the homophobic violence they encounter sits alongside episodes loosely derived from the Passion of Christ, set in a contemporary world of paparazzi, celebrity culture and intolerance.
This film has been selected by Simon Bayliss, who will introduce the screening. Simon is an artist and music producer based in St Ives. He works in slipware ceramics, video, poetry, watercolour painting and performance.
Free admission, all welcome. CAST Café food available from 6pm, something hot and something sweet for two courses from £8. The screening will begin at 7pm.