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Karen Dalton - In My Own Time (N/C 15+)

1 June

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Key

  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly

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Idolised by Bob Dylan and later by Nick Cave, Adele and Joanna Newsom, folk blues singer and guitarist Karen Dalton was a charismatic figure in the fertile music scene of 1960s New York. A reluctant live performer and a fiercely independent artist who fought against industry demands and directives, the Texas-born, Oklahoma-raised Dalton led a difficult and unconventional life until her premature death in 1993.

Since most photographs and film footage of Dalton have been lost or destroyed, this long-awaited film draws on her recordings, and interviews with loved ones and collaborators, to build a rich portrait of a singularly gifted musician and her hauntingly beautiful voice - and a body of work that continues to grow in influence.


Screening as part of Doc'n Roll Film Festival. Event supported by the BFI, awarding funds from the National Lottery.

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  • Directors Richard Peete and Robert Yapkowitch
  • Country USA
  • Year of Production 2020
  • Running Time 1h25m
  • Certificate N/C 15+
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