HURRICANE FILMS LAUNCHES DOCUMENTARY KICKSTARTER ALONGSIDE BERLIN FILM FESTIVAL PREMIERE
The Liverpool based film production company Hurricane Films are seeking funds to complete their documentary about the life and works of celebrated American poet Emily Dickinson, using the KICKSTARTER PLATFORM.
With just days to go before ‘A QUIET PASSION’ premieres at the Berlin Film Festival, the producers of Terence Davies’ Emily Dickinson inspired biographical drama are relaunching a kickstarter campaign to help complete the companion documentary. ‘PHOSPHORESCENCE’ will chronicle Emily’s life, featuring interviews with Terence Davies and Cynthia Nixon, with stunning Massachusetts scenery complementing testimony from Dickinson experts.
The film’s team is looking to raise post-production funds to in order to complete ‘PHOSPHORESCENCE’. Having secured a small amount of private funding, Hurricane have been able to commence production, filming in New York, Amherst and Boston in December 2015.
The new Kickstarter has a target of $50,000 to facilitate post-production and the film’s completion. The campaign is offering a range of curated perks, including props from the set of ‘A QUIET PASSION’ and 15 minutes alone in Emily Dickinson’s bedroom.
The documentary, ‘PHOSPHORESCENCE’ will take viewers on a journey through the seasons of Dickinson’s life in mid 1800’s New England, using Dickinson’s passionate relationships via recovered letters and then-unpublished poems as an entry point, forming a rich tapestry. The documentary will endeavour to reflect qualities inspired by its subject, Emily Dickinson – deft words, passionate beliefs, searing individuality and a great story well told. The film has the support of the Emily Dickinson Museum and will be completed in 2016.
Hurricane Film’s Dickinson biographical drama ‘A QUIET PASSION’ will premiere at the Berlin Film Festival on 14th February 2016.
“One of the world’s, greatest and most enigmatic poets demands to be celebrated. Emily Dickinson’s life and words reflects her fiercely independent spirit; she demands our focus and I feel compelled to search it out for her and capture her essence on film. Kickstarter is the perfect match to bring Emily to a wider audience and Phosphorescence will turn her words into the shining light of projector screens everywhere” said director Sol Papadopoulos.
You can pledge and obtain one of our AMAZING perks at our PHOSPHORESCENCE KICKSTARTER now!