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The Culture Capital Exchange and Somerset House are delighted to present Rachel Davies, award winning film maker and researcher at Kingston University in conversation with Helen Littleboy, Executive Producer, Director of Documentary and Lecturer in Documentary Practise at Royal Holloway University of London. Rachel will present a screening of her work and Helen will lead a debate on the possibilities and challenges of making hybrid documentaries (where real events and fictional elements are interwoven), about real people, for a wide audience.
Screening two of her short films - Gold, a multiple award-winning short film about gymnasts, and The Assembly, a short film for Manchester International Festival/Sadler’s Wells about memories of singing in a choir – Rachel will also be discussing her new work in progress, They Tuck You Up Your Mum and Dad.
Following the screening there will be a post-show discussion and Q&A with Rachel, discussing issues such as the interweaving of fact and fiction, the progression of the genre, and the use of dance in her work. Active audience participation is encouraged!
For more information on Rachel Davies www.racheldavies.com
For more information on Helen Littleboy http://bit.ly/1s6wvrA
For details and booking, please visit the Somerset House website:- http://bit.ly/SHnmvc
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