Voiceless Reel

Year: 2010
Duration: 3' 17"

Veteran projectionist Graham Lee recalls his experiences of the hidden world of cinema in a documentary produced by Valentina Ippolito. He recounts his cinematic experiences as part of Voiceless Reel, a documentary about 3D projection technology. The film encapsulates Graham’s passion for the cinema as he talks about its history and how technology has affected the way in which we receive, consume or engage with films. Hypnotic shots of rotating reels unfold the busy workday of Graham - a 3D cinema projectionist who works at the state-of-the-art iMAX at Millennium Point, Birmingham.

Extra Info:
Voiceless Reel (2010) has been screened at The Female Lens Networking Event, London (2010); the I’ve Seen Films International Film Festival (2010), Milan; the Portobello Film Festival, London 2010; Hello Digital (2010), Birmingham and the London International Documentary Festival (LIDF), London, UK, 2012. To find out more, read Roll camera, action! - half a century in cinema