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Marianna Simnett
The Bird Game
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Stay safe, and allow The Bird Game to infect your dreams.

 

April 10th to 24th
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For the first time ever, Marianna Simnett will be screening her latest film The Bird Game (2019) online.

Crow says anyone can play The Bird Game. In fact, you only need to look around to realise it’s already being played by millions all over the world. But you have to be ready to play. The Bird Game is for those whose brains can’t be fried by corrosive systems. The Bird Game is for the mutants and monsters and mermaids and cyborgs and aliens and werewolves and unicorns. Crow says we are all sick, every one of us, yes you and you and you and you and you and you and yes you too. And the sooner you get along with that the sooner you’ll win the game. Another thing. In The Bird Game, the rules can change at any moment. There is no stable ground to stand on. And so the only thing to do is to stay alert, embrace the strangeness and fly into the flame.

Directed by Marianna Simnett, co-written by Marianna Simnett & Charlie Fox, produced by Sophie Neave, shot on 16mm by Robbie Ryan BSC, starring Joanne Whalley as 'Crow', with music by Oliver Coates, and performed by live birds and children at Waddesdon Manor. Produced by Film and Video Umbrella. Co-commissioned by the Rothschild Foundation, Frans Hals Museum, and Film and Video Umbrella.

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CREDITS
Marianna Simnett, The Bird Game, 2019 (film still)
Courtesy the artist, FVU, the Rothschild Foundation and Frans Hals Museum

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