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SHADOWS

NETWORK RAIL / ACE UK / SDA

Addressing urgent psychological battles and enduring mental health stigma during lockdown - “Shadows” is the sixth and final episode of the ‘Silent Spaces’ series, filmed across London at — King’s Cross Station, The Lexington and Genesis Cinema.

“Shadows” invites audiences to see the opportunity we are presented with now to engender a more constructive, societal mindset, imagining a new future for the cultural spaces that give us a sense of identity, community and hope.

In the weeks before the end of UK lockdown, the striking King’s Cross Station and multi-purpose cultural hubs Genesis cinema and The Lexington Pub host the series finale - a fitting backdrop where artists assemble to forge a united, collective spirit.

Directed by award winning filmmaker Souvid Datta, the centre piece spoken poetry is delivered by his brother and collaborator — Soumik Datta - lyrics that speak to the need for improved mental health awareness, especially in inner-city and diaspora communities.

Breaking the silence of iconic venues, closed nightclubs and empty museums that were out of action during the COVID-19 pandemic, SILENT SPACES is an original new series of 6 episodes directed by Souvid Datta and produced by Soumik Datta Arts.

To read more about the full Silent Spaces project and watch the films click here.

Credits


Director
Producer

Starring
Trumpet
Vocals & Body Percussion
Dance & Choreography


Music, Sarod & Lyrics

Crew
2nd Camera & Lighting
Documentary DP
Mix & Mastering
Project Manager
Senior Producer

Co-produced by

Souvid Datta
Melanie Cura Daball


Yelfris Valdes
John Falsetto
Tasha Chu
Maya Yonkali
Bryony Harrison.
Soumik Datta


Jerzy Gudjonsson Documentary
Natalja Safranova
Camilo Tirado
Minal Mehta
Oliver Carruthers

The British Museum | Royal Albert Hall | Sage Gateshead | Depot Mayfield | Hawkwood College | WePresent | WeTransfer | Genesis Cinema | The Lexington | BBC Radio 3 | Network Rail | The Space Arts | Arts Council England | Bagri Foundation | SD Films | Dishoom | Timberland With equipment provided by Shift4Presented by Soumik Datta Arts


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