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19–30 JUNE 2019
  • Director

    Shirley Clarke

  • Starring

    Ornette Coleman, Prime Time, John Giordano, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Ed Blackwell, William Burroughs

  • Certificate

    15

  • Run Time

    85 mins

  • Release Year

    1986

  • Country of Origin

    USA

  • Language

    English

  • Director of Photography: Edward Lachman

  • Editor: Shirley Clarke

  • Produced by: Kathelin Hoffman

  • Music: Ornette Coleman

  • Sound Production: Danny Michael

Ornette: Made in America

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A portrait of legendary free jazz saxophonist Ornette Coleman by EIFF favourite Shirley Clarke, pioneering director of such classics as The Connection (1961), The Cool World (1963) and Portrait Of Jason (1967). Exploring avant-garde musician Coleman’s fascinating life and work, Clarke cleverly employs her daring experimental filmmaking techniques to enhance the experience. It’s one of her finest works and features contributions from a selection of luminaries, including William S. Burroughs, Don Cherry, Yoko Ono and Robert Palmer. 



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