Off the Peg

OFF THE PEG – An evening of short films from members of The Moving Image Makers Collective; a wonderful 1978 archve film Romance of Cashmere about Dawson International textile mill (now owned by Chanel) in Hawick directed by Terence Donovan and a special screening of Jacques Perconte’s remarkable hour long film: “Ettrick” a film that interrogates the Scottish borders unique heritage: sheep farming, fabrics, the woolen mill tradition and our unique landscapes all rendered in an impressionistic arc of colour and movement. The event is part of The Everything Creative Festival

Films from the Moving Image Makers Collective included:



TFOD | Jessie Growden | A diary of an experience of the Scout camp



Merzfrau | The Bird and the Monkey / Avant Kinema | A Super 8 ode to the Modernist Muse



A Haining Re-enactment Wedding | by Frank Brown | A Living Image video covering the years from 1830/1930 in period costume



Where Art Thou? | from Jane Houston Green | A quirky look at Romeo & Juliet to celebrate 400 years of Shakespeare … with glass lifts, balconies and Sicilian sunshine



Lips Sigh Red | Dorothy Alexander



Audience | Narda Azaria Dalgleish



What Kind of Circus | Kerry Kezza Jones



Urban Chips | Joy Parker | A glimpse of modern urban living



Busy | Chris Magian | A quick dip into how a visitor from the far past might experience suddenly waking up on a city pedestrian bridge in modern London

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