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Breathe – Available for Screenings in the Autumn and 2023

Orchestras Live in association with Manchester Camerata and River Rea Films present…

[ B R E A T H E ]

A captivating orchestral film to soothe the soul

Slow down, focus on your breath.
[ B R E A T H E ]
Award-winning Manchester Camerata takes you on a beautiful, intimate and reflective cinematic experience.

Set in the stunning Victoria Baths in Manchester, [ B R E A T H E ] is an orchestral work made especially for the screen. Working with movement artists, the film focuses on the tranquillity in movement guiding Camerata musicians together for a profound and euphoric final scene.

The film invites you to immerse yourself in meditative sounds and stunning visual landscapes, to pause and reflect, breaking from the fast-paced world we live in today, holding you in a space of wellbeing and mindfulness.

Featuring newly commissioned music from the critically acclaimed composer Daniel Kidane, poet Roma Havers and music creator Ben Nobuto, surrender yourself to this stunning short film.
[ B R E A T H E ] is screening across the UK in 2022

Watch the trailer

Featured Music
Daniel Kidane Breathe (new commission)
Daniel Kidane Be Still
Jessie Montgomery Starburst
Arvo Pärt Fratres
Shiva Feshareki Venus/Zohreh

Interludes and narrative created by Ben Nobuto and Roma Havers

Manchester Camerata
Movement artists from Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts

[ B R E A T H E ] includes a short documentary which introduces the audience to the creative team, concepts and community collaboration behind the film. The [ B R E A T H E ] Story blog also takes a behind the scenes look at producing the film and the creative process.

Running Time 57 minutes
BBFC Classification U
Format DCP or Blu Ray
A preview link is available on request.

[ B R E A T H E } is produced by Orchestras Live in association with Manchester Camerata and River Rea Films.

Directors: Mathew Beckett Lee O’Connell (River Rea Films)
Composer: Daniel Kidane
Poet: Roma Havers
Music Creator: Ben Nobuto
Project Management:
Manchester Camerata
Orchestras Live

[ B R E A T H E ] | Orchestras Live

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