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The Blue Description Project

Bonington Gallery, Bonington Building, Dryden Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4GG
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Thursday 13th June | 2024 | 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Bonington Gallery
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The Blue Description Project (2023) is a new experimental version of Derek Jarman's seminal film, Blue (1993). It features expanded accessibility measures including audio description, creative captions and in-person British Sign Language interpretation.

ABOUT THE FILM
In 1993, Derek Jarman released Blue, an epoch-defining account of AIDS, illness, and the experience of disability in a culture of repressive heteronormativity and compulsory able-bodiedness. Though often referred to as a feature film, Blue never existed exclusively in one medium. It was screened in theatres, simulcast on television and radio, released as a CD, and published as a book, creating opportunities for many different kinds of sensory abilities—visual, aural, and textual—to experience the work.

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