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John Henry Brookes Lecture Theatre

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AUDIOGRAFT FESTIVAL

SCREENING

Country: UK

Year: 2016

Directors: Peter Middleton, James Spinney

Writers: Peter Middleton, James Spinney

Producer: Jo Jo Ellison

Runtime: 90m

BBFC Rating: U

Language: English

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After losing sight, John Hull knew that if he did not try to understand blindness it would destroy him. In 1983 he began keeping an audio diary. Over three years John recorded over sixteen hours of material, a unique testimony of loss, rebirth, and renewal, excavating the interior world of blindness. Published in 1990, the diaries were described by author and neurologist Oliver Sacks as, ‘A masterpiece… The most precise, deep and beautiful account of blindness I have ever read.’ Following on from the Emmy Award-winning short film of the same name, Notes on Blindness is an ambitious and groundbreaking work, both affecting and innovative – and one of the most essential British documentaries of the year.



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