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“Brand New Ancients”: Cinematic Poem Short Films Featuring Rapper Kate Tempest Directed By Joe Roberts (2013)

In collaboration with director Joe Roberts, Battersea Arts Centre has produced three short films interpreting Poet and spoken word artist Kate Tempest’s spoken word through moving image,released across the tour.

This is the first episode of the three part series. Episodes 2 and 3 are posted below.

Directed by:   Joe Roberts
Produced by:   Battersea Arts Centre
Brand New Ancients is written by:   Kate Tempest

A Kate Tempest & Battersea Arts Centre Co-production
Co-commissioned by the Albany.

“The gods are in the betting shops, the gods are in the cafe,
The gods can’t afford the deposit on their flat…
Winged sandals tearing up the pavement,
Me, you, everyone, brand new ancients.”

More info: http://brandnewancientstour.com/