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Special David Lynch takeover announced for Manchester International Festival


This July, will see a David Lynch be at the centre of an eighteen day takeover at HOME as part of Manchester International Festival that fans of the acclaimed film-maker will not want to miss.

A number of different events have been announced so far for the season including a discussion about the music behind his films with Anna Calvi, These New Puritans and many more. As well as that there will also be a round-table discussion that will feature no other than David Lynch making an appearance over video link talking about ‘The Power Of Transcendental Medicine’ with Tim Burgess and director of the David Lynch Foundation UK, Deirdre Parsons.

MIF have released this statement about the Lynch season: “Weird, wonderful and forever wild at heart – the iconic David Lynch is taking over HOME for the duration of MIF19. Featuring art, film, music and more, this special season of events is a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of the pioneering American artist, musician and director of such works as Blue Velvet, Mulholland Drive and Twin Peaks.”

It continues: “Every corner of HOME will be inhabited by a Lynchian spirit for the Festival’s 18 extraordinary days. In the gallery, My Head Is Disconnected is the first major UK exhibition of Lynch’s paintings, drawings and sculpture. In the theatre, Lynch collaborator Chrysta Bell presents a series of one-off live shows from Lynch-inspired musicians. In the cinema, there’ll be screenings of Lynch’s classic movies and rare short films, along with those of the directors who influenced him.”

For more details visit here and to book tickets go here.