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The Miners' Hymns Reviews

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February 12, 2012
Filmmaker Bill Morrison mined the archives of the British Film Institute for found footage for this poetic and haunting impressionistic study about coal mining in England.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5 stars
February 12, 2012
Imaginatively re-purposes archival footage in collaboration with Johannsson's stirring score. . . to bring back the proud miners like ghosts . . .of labor's heritage.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
February 10, 2012
Found-footage work by filmmaker Bill Morrison matches archival scenes of miners in North England to a new musical score.
February 9, 2012
Morrison sketches a portrait of a vanished way of life for one Northeast England community, along with an explanation of sorts for why it disappeared.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
February 9, 2012
A look at ill-fated mining communities in northern England.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 7, 2012
An elegant, elegiac found-footage work from Bill Morrison, best known for his silent-film reverie "Decasia."
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
February 7, 2012
There are some mesmerizing images of the soot-covered miners at work and of children at play on a coal-strewn seashore.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 7, 2012
It speaks eloquently about the disappearance of most any indigenous working-class culture.
April 22, 2011
In contrast to the vast, impersonal sweep of the contemporary footage, the archival material, some of which dates back over 100 years, is eerily intimate.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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