KAREN DALTON
HIC presents

Doc'N Roll: Karen Dalton: In My Own Time (18)

Dir. Richard Peete, Robert Yapkowitz | 2020 | United States | Unrated (18+) | 84 mins | English

Idolized by Dylan and later by Nick Cave, Adele and Joanna Newsom, folk blues singer and guitarist Karen Dalton was a charismatic figure in the fertile scene of 1960s New York. A reluctant live performer and a fiercely independent artist who fought against industry demands, Dalton led a difficult and unconventional life until her premature death in 1993.

Since most photographs and film footage of Dalton have been lost or destroyed, this long-awaited film draws on her recordings, and interviews with loved ones and collaborators, to build a rich portrait of a singularly gifted musician and her hauntingly beautiful voice - and a body of work that continues to grow in influence.

Starring Karen Dalton, Nick Cave, Angel Olsen, Danny Goldberg

Official Selection: CPH:DOX, DOC NYC, Melbourne Int'l Film Festival

Dates
Wed 25 May
Venue
Stage 2, Hull Truck Theatre
Tickets
£7
Concession available for HIC Members, Under 25's & Students
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Dir. Richard Peete, Robert Yapkowitz | 2020 | United States | Unrated (18+) | 84 mins | English

Idolized by Dylan and later by Nick Cave, Adele and Joanna Newsom, folk blues singer and guitarist Karen Dalton was a charismatic figure in the fertile scene of 1960s New York. A reluctant live performer and a fiercely independent artist who fought against industry demands, Dalton led a difficult and unconventional life until her premature death in 1993.

Since most photographs and film footage of Dalton have been lost or destroyed, this long-awaited film draws on her recordings, and interviews with loved ones and collaborators, to build a rich portrait of a singularly gifted musician and her hauntingly beautiful voice - and a body of work that continues to grow in influence.

Starring Karen Dalton, Nick Cave, Angel Olsen, Danny Goldberg

Official Selection: CPH:DOX, DOC NYC, Melbourne Int'l Film Festival

Event Details

Age rating: Unrated (18+)

Running time: 84 mins

Language: English

This heartfelt portrait, which brings the artist tantalizingly close, will certainly bring greater renown to Dalton. But she remains, stubbornly, unknowable. Austin Chronicle
An excellent documentary directed by Richard Peete and Robert Yapkowitz. New York Times
Gives us a taste of what might have been much more than a soulful novelty act, an American Original who might have been too "authentic" for her time, if not for ours. Movie Nation

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Wed 25 May
Rating: Unrated (18+)
7:00PM

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