7 June 2013

Mirror To The Soul Documentary Film

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Over two years in the making, Mirror to the Soul is a new documentary film about the Caribbean, a unique collaboration between Soul Jazz Records and British Pathé, made up entirely of newsreel footage filmed during the period 1922-1970.

‘Mirror to the Soul: Music, Culture and Identity in the Caribbean 1920-72’ is a massive new release from Soul Jazz Records comprising 2 music CDs, this two-hour documentary DVD and a 72-page book as well as 2 vinyl editions. 

Watch Special Trailer here


“A compelling new film, which takes the curatorial art of the compilation album and applies it winningly to the moving image..”  The Guardian

“A powerful, jigsaw-like testament to the beauty and importance of archive footage. A Chris Marker-esque investigation of memory”  British Film Institute

Read more reviews:

PITCHFORK feature  here

Full Guardian  feature here.

Full British Film Institute (BFI) article here.

Listen to exclusive soundcloud mix of music from Mirror to the Soul here:

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