The 2017 festival explores the theme of Reclaim, with over 300 events taking place across Scotland from 10–29 October.
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SILENT NIGHT: THE GENERAL WITH LIVE SCORE
St Matthew’s presents a programme of short silent films by local filmmakers and artists, followed by the classic silent comedy The General. Leicester Square’s house organist Donald MacKenzie will provide live accompaniment on an original Norman and Beard organ.
In Mark Lockyer’s hilarious, touching and critically acclaimed solo show, the actor shares the true story of how his life fell apart following an on-stage meltdown during a 1995 RSC production of Romeo and Juliet.
As society’s access of pornography increases, so does our unwillingness to talk about it. The Coolidge Effect seeks to break this taboo. Devised from interviews with porn advocates, addicts, mental health experts and scientists, these unique stories and viewpoints are told through four intertwining narratives in this award-winning play.
What does it mean to be mentally healthy in a world gone mad? Neu! Reekie!, “Scotland’s favourite avant-garde noise-makers” (The Skinny), have been invited by Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF), in partnership with Dundee Literary Festival, to curate a night of words, music and film that explores what kind of art we need in an age of anxiety.