“My Soul’s Shadow” by Manual Cinema
Based on the life and work of Federico García Lorca
Commissioned by O, Miami Poetry Festival 2015
Made possible by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
“My Soul’s Shadow,” an original performance by Chicago-based cinematic shadow puppetry collective Manual Cinema, debuted at O, Miami Poetry Festival in April 2015 at an indoor-outdoor warehouse space generously donated by Little River // Miami. With original music composed by Kyle Vegter and performed by Nu Deco Orchestra, the performance blended the poetry of Spanish poet Federico García Lorca with lyricized episodes of Lorca’s life. For more on Manual Cinema, visit manualcinema.com.
Directed by P. Scott Cunningham
Videography by Jorge Gonzalez Graupera & Gesi Schilling
Edited by P. Scott Cunningham & Gesi Schilling
Titles by Topos Graphics
Thank you to Little River // Miami, Nu Deco Orchestra, Box Elder Miami, and Whole Foods Miami.