The Miners’ Hymns by Bill Morrison and Jóhann Jóhannsson, a film and performance, is an homage to the coal mining history of North East England

A lost industrial past stirs in an unforgettable live concert performance of Jóhann Jóhannsson’s score with Bill Morrison’s film.Fiona Maddocks, The Observer
The Miners’ Hymns is an homage in film and music to the coal mining history of North East England, for which Forma initiated a first time collaboration between renowned American filmmaker Bill Morrison and acclaimed Icelandic musician and composer Jóhann Jóhannsson.
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The Miners’ Hymns is produced by Forma and was an original commission for BRASS Durham International Festival 2010. Enabled by North East Film Archive and the UK Film Council’s Digital Film Archive Fund, supported by the National Lottery and Arts Council England.