tue 23/05/2017

mark kidel

Bio
Mark is a documentary filmmaker and writer specialising in the arts and music. Recent films include "Elvis Costello: Mystery Dance ", "Road Movie: A Portrait of John Adams", "Painting the Moment", a film about the French painter Fabienne Verdier and "Martin Amis's England". He is current developing a feature-length documentary on Sly and the Family Stone and a film about Cary Grant

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