News

13 July 2009 — Little Ashes on DVD

Little Ashes is now available to buy on DVD. Order your copy from Amazon or all other good DVD retailers.

24 June 2009 — Unheard Melodies Workshop

Miguel led an event on composing for film for A-Level students at the National Film Theatre.

29 May 2009 — Screened Music

‘Screened Music: Global Perspectives’ a special edition of Ethnomusicology Forum edited by Miguel Mera and Anna Morcom has been published. The volume includes Miguel’s interview with filmmaker Atom Egoyan.

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20 May 2009 — Forgotten Music From the GPO

Miguel conducted a special concert of Benjamin Britten’s film music live to picture at the Cambridge Arts Picturehouse. The scores, written during the 1930s for the General Post Office (GPO) Film Unit, included the famous documentary film Night Mail

8 May 2009 — Little Ashes Cinema Release

Little Ashes is released in the USA, UK and Spain today and in Canada on May 22nd. The film tells the controversial story of the relationship between Salvador Dali (Robert Pattinson) and Federico Garcia Lorca (Javier Beltran.) If you want to know more watch the trailer or got to the movie website.

15 March 2009 — Little Ashes Screening

As part of its Lorca on Film season, Little Ashes will be screened on Sunday 29th March at 19:30 at the Cine Lumiere in South Kensington, London. The Director of the film Paul Morrison will answer questions after the screening. Tickets are available from the cine lumiere box office: http://www.institut-francais.org.uk/cine-lumiere/schedule/

7 March 2009 — Satanic Verses Affair

The Satanic Verses Affair - a feature-length documentary about the events surrounding the publication of Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses and the ten year campaign to get the fatwa against the author lifted - is broadcast on BBC 2.

21 February 2009 —

Miguel led a weekend composing for film workshop for talented students at the South West Music School (20th -22nd February). Students performed their final compositions live to picture in the Barn Theatre at Dartington Hall.

7 October 2008 — Little Ashes premiére

Little Ashes The story of the interweaving lives of painter Salvador Dali, filmmaker Luis Buñuel and poet Federico García Lorca received its world premiére at the Raindance film festival in London. The film is due for release early in 2009. Check out the official site and the movie fanatic site for more details.

7 October 2008 — Film Fusion project

Miguel led a day of film music workshops for A-level students and teachers in association with the Wigmore Hall at the National Film Theatre. The Film Fusion project will culminate in a performance of student compositions at the Wigmore Hall in November.

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