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Lost and Sound

Lindsey Dryden / 2012 / UK / 76’

London Premiere

Sun 24 June / 14:00 / Darwin Theatre


Nominated for Emerging UK Filmmaker Award


Music is one of the greatest of all human experiences. But what if you lost the ability to hear it? Could you find music again... and could music find you? Lost and Sound is a moving creative documentary, made by a partially deaf filmmaker. It weaves its way through a startling world of sound and silence, via the ears and brains of three extraordinary people as they try to re-discover music: a dancer deaf since birth, a young pianist who lost her hearing as a baby, and a music critic facing sudden partial deafness.


Followed by panel discussion with director Lindsey DrydenMike Smith (saxophonist and composer), Nick Coleman (Music Journalist) and Priya Singh (Director of Clinical Studies, UCL Ear Institute). Chaired by Kate Kinninmont (CEO of 


Tickets £5