A Quiet Passion wins at Gent Film Festival

Hurricane Films’ ‘A Quiet Passion’ wins Best Film at Gent Film Festival

Emily Dickinson biographical drama A Quiet Passion has been announced as this year’s Grand Prix: Best Film 2016 at Gent Film Festival in Belgium.

Shot in Belgium and the US, the film has been warmly received in the film festival circuit, with recent festival appearances in New York, Toronto, London, Vienna and Turin. Richard Brody of the New Yorker called A Quiet Passion ‘an absolute, drop dead masterwork’, whilst Michael Pattison of Indiewire called it ‘quietly masterful’.

A statement from the Gent jury read:

“After a long and passionate discussion it was decided to recognize the film which some members of the jury considered the most daring and most rigorous of the twelve films in competition: ‘A Quiet Passion’ by Terence Davies.”

Congratulations to Hurricane Films!

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dot-art commended at MIB Awards

dot-art receives Highly Commended Certificate for Independent Culture and Tourism Business of Year at the MIB Awards!

The dot-art team were delighted to receive a certificate of high commendation at the Merseyside Independent Business Awards in acknowledgement of their commitment to the arts.  Over the past 9 months dot-art have launched a brand new gallery in Liverpool city centre, approved doubled the size of their art class programme, welcomed a full-time Gallery Manager to the team, celebrated their 10th birthday and launched their fifth annual dot-art Schools programme in a new partnership with Liverpool John Moores University.


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