Quiet Defiance: Gerda Stevenson on Margaret Tait


Margaret Tait, Blue Black Permanent, 1992. Courtesy of British Film Institute.

Event Details

Sunday 5 May 2019

£5 / 3 (concessions)

Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival are delighted to welcome writer/actor/director Gerda Stevenson to give a talk in conjunction with Margaret Tait’s centenary. The talk, Quiet Defiance, reflects on her work with Tait on Blue Black Permanent (1992), Tait’s multi-faceted creativity, and her influence on the younger generation; includes excerpts from Tait’s films.

Stevenson will also be joining the Film Walk, responding to Tait’s Orquil Burn (1955) with a new poem specially commissioned by Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival.