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The Garden + recorded intro

This event is being sold at full capacity, with no social distancing measures in place.

Close to a nuclear power station, inside his modest, sparsely furnished home on the barren, windswept Dungeness coastline, Derek Jarman dreams. This intimate insight into Jarman’s inner world was beautifully shot on fragile Super 8 film with the help of friends and collaborators. Shifting from the personal to the political, it culminates in a near-mythic exploration of sexual repression at the end of the 20th century, movingly utilising a cast of iconic religious figures that includes Jesus, Judas and the Madonna. Increasingly ill by this point, Jarman faces his mortality with poetry and dignity. 

Featuring a brilliant score by Simon Fisher-Turner, The Garden is a visual tour-de-force. 

Onsale Dates
HOME Friends: Fri 17 Dec, 12pm
HOME Members: Mon 20 Dec, 12pm
General Sale: Tue 21 Dec, 12pm

Event details

This screening will feature a recorded introduction from artists Andrew Kötting and Eden Kötting, who will pay tribute to Derek and his ongoing inspiration.