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Carnival Messiah is a radical re-invention of Georg Freidrich Handel’s oratorio ‘Messiah’ for large scale stage and theatre.

Synopsis

Carnival Messiah is a radical re-invention of Georg Freidrich Handel’s oratorio ‘Messiah’ for large scale stage and theatre, featuring Caribbean and contemporary popular music and dance genres, showcased through the spectacular carnival and masquerade of Trinidad and Tobago. Carnival Messiah: The Film & Documentary presents this incredible theatrical production in full. It includes exclusive behind the scenes interviews, from then and now, with Carnival Messiah’s visionary creatives, cast members, the artistic director of the Southbank Centre, Jude Kelly, and also features additional filmed content from Danielle Dieffenthaller.

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Feature (125mins) Documentary | UK

Language:

English

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Directors:

Ashley Karrell Ashley Karrell works as a director, filmmaker and photographer in Leeds. His professional career spans over 17 years. As the director of production company Panoptical, his work showcases a broad spectrum including visual art, commercial and experimental video productions, and mass participation pieces. His creativity pursues and explores ideas of community, is socially engaging and internationally minded.