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Mirror To The Soul Documentary Film

 

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Over two years in the making, Mirror to the Soul is a new documentary film about the Caribbean, a unique collaboration between Soul Jazz Records and British Pathé, made up entirely of newsreel footage filmed during the period 1922-1970.

 

‘Mirror to the Soul: Music, Culture and Identity in the Caribbean 1920-72’ is a massive new release from Soul Jazz Records comprising 2 music CDs, this two-hour documentary DVD and a 72-page book as well as 2 vinyl editions. 

 

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Reviews:

 

“A compelling new film, which takes the curatorial art of the compilation album and applies it winningly to the moving image..”  The Guardian

“A powerful, jigsaw-like testament to the beauty and importance of archive footage. A Chris Marker-esque investigation of memory”  British Film Institute

 

Read more reviews:

PITCHFORK feature  here

Full Guardian  feature here.

Full British Film Institute (BFI) article here.

 

Listen to exclusive soundcloud mix of music from Mirror to the Soul here:

 

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