During the Rye Arts Festival there is the presentation of the book Super-8 by James Mackay. James Mackay, producer of twelve Jarman films, leading expert on Jarman’s filmography and the author of Derek Jarman Super 8 discusses the visually courageous and creative Super 8s with BBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz, author of Think Like an Artist. The talk will be accompanied by a screening of a selection of the films, all of which have been lovingly and painstakingly restored by Mackay.

Derek Jarman left his entire collection of ninty-two Super-8s to James Mackay, who has spent last twenty years archiving, restoring and digitizing them.  The book features key stills and sequences from the films and has 780 ilustrations.

Venue: The Kino, Lion Street, Rye. Tickets: £12. 3th September 3:00PM – Midnight.

Here is the link to this book, that was published by Thames & Hudson.