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Small Island Big Song Live Cinema

25 July
7:00 pm
9:00 pm

£5.00 - £8.00

Small Island Big Song is a collaborative multi-platform project uniting indigenous musicians across the Pacific & Indian Oceans through song in the face of climate change and cultural loss. Spanning from Taiwan to Aotearoa/New Zealand, from Madagascar to Rapa Nui/Easter Island.

In these cultures, before the written word, songs held the power, passing on the cultural knowledge, like how to live on an island with limited resources. And the fact is, we are losing these songs, when we need them the most.

Winner – Songlines Music Awards UK for Best Asia/Pacific Album 2019


Tim Cole – Australia

Tim Cole is an Australian filmmaker and music producer who has been specialising on cross cultural projects since producing ‘Not Drowning Wavings’ album & DVD ‘Tabaran’ in Papua New Guinea.

He studied filmmaking at Melbourne University under Arthur Cantrill, subsequently perusing an interest in poetic and non-narrative filmmaking. As a music producer/engineer Tim has been behind numerous successful and critically acclaimed albums and soundtracks.

Tim is a Churchill fellow and has been invited to represent at the United Nations Headquarters, SXSW, WOMEX and Peace Boat.

BaoBao Chen – Taiwan

Taiwanese project producer and manager BaoBao Chen has a Bachelor of Business Management degree and a profile as a public speaker, including a TEDx Talk, and a social media following of 150k.

As the project producer and manager of Small Island Big Song, BaoBao has brought the project’s live show to stage, booking and managing an extensive world tours to Europe, Asia, Oceania and Americas, featuring indigenous musicians across the oceans.

She also produced an interactive website showcasing the music, videos and stories of Small Island Big Song which has been nominated for Best Music Website by IMA Independent Music Awards.

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25 July
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
£5.00 - £8.00
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