Artistic Director Ben Love gives Shakespeare's brutal and gripping tragedy the Ballet Soul treatment in this edgy and evocative reimagining, with a dazzling original score by British jazz legend Julian Joseph. 

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The film transports us to modern Britain, where high flying media man Othello is taking London by storm. He is a passionate and powerful African man, married to the love of his life – Desdemona. 

In a dream he is left a blood red scarf by the spirit of his mother. A token of his past and a symbol of his love, their present and future, Othello gives the scarf to Desdemona. A decision that may come back to haunt him.

CREATIVE TEAM:

Ben Love, Director and Choreographer 

Julian Joseph, Composer 

Xeniya Shalimova, Creative Director & Costume

Calum Brown & Luke Parker, Filmmakers 

Hannah Bixby, Project Manager  

DANCERS:

Brandon Lee Sears, Daiana Andres, Melody Tamiz, Isaac-Lee Baker, Jordan Ajadi, Mattia Sala, Sophie Chinner

Produced by James Joseph

Filmed by Blueboard Productions

OFFICIAL SELECTION AT THE 2021 ARFF BERLIN INTERNATIONAL AWARDS, PHOENIX SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL, CANADA, and the LONDON INDIE FILM FESTIVAL OF 24 FRAMES

With thanks to: Lanterns Studio Theatre, Arts Council England, David Lee, Ben Socrates, Carla Kingham 

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