Bill Douglas & the Secret History of Cinema
The great Scottish director Bill Douglas used early optical devices to magical effect in his last film, Comrades. This documentary explores the poetic vision expressed in that film and in his astonishing collection of pre-cinema artifacts.
A film by Sean Martin & Louise Milne
Produced by 891 Filmhouse in association with Accidental Media
Lanterna Magicka will be included on the upcoming BFI release of Bill Douglas's Comrades on DVD and Blu-Ray.