NEWS

Janet Baker film in production

The great British mezzo-soprano, Dame Janet Baker, is the subject of a new documentary profile by John Bridcut, currently in production for the BBC.  It is the first full-length film about the singer since her retirement from the operatic stage in 1982. 

Rudolf Nureyev film in St Petersburg

John Bridcut's 2007 film Nureyev: From Russia With Love is to have a special screening in St Petersburg on Sunday 22nd April.   It will form part of a four-day festival to celebrate what would have been the dancer's 80th birthday.  The festival is sponsored by the Rudolf Nureyev Foundation.

Crux in new distribution arrangements

The Berlin-based distributor, EuroArts, has now teamed up with Crux to arrange worldwide distribution of many of John Bridcut's music films.  His recent portrait of Jonas Kaufmann, Tenor for the Ages is available in its original 90-minute format (or a 60-minute version).  Please contact EuroArts direct.

Queen's birthday film in German-language version

Elizabeth at 90 – A Family Tribute will soon be available in a German-language DVD.  In this film, members of the British royal family (including The Queen herself) watch some of her own home movies, and reflect on the private occasions captured on ciné film.  The DVDs should be available from 23rd March 2018.  They will also carry the English-language soundtrack.