Co-director Nick Abrahams infront of the Silent Movie Theatre
Our Los Angeles shows were our best yet, so crowded that people had to stand in the aisles, and everyone laughing so much that we were rather worried… but during one of the Question and Answer sessions, someone explained it was ‘the laughter of recognition’. Phew!
Co-director Jeremy Deller with Orlando
Orlando infront of a photo of his teenage self
We were happy to catch up with Orlando, who features in the film (he managed to sit through all 3 showings!) and his mother (who only managed a paltry single screening). And we also made many new friends:
This gent who had the best hair of the evening kindly sat in the back row so as not to disrupt anyone's view.
The LA Weekly gave us a good review you can read by clicking here
, and then put out another article on us you can see by clicking here
And here’s a great photo from the first Q and A by Sara Wood Lauder, who we met at the screenings:
Behind us are Russian hands making 'heart' shapes, which pretty much sums up all the love emenating from all the devotees in the film.