Haley Fohr of Circuit des Yeux: Salomé

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Silent classic Salomé (1923), adapted from Oscar Wilde’s play of the Biblical tale, has become a cult favourite in recent years. We spoke to experimental Folk musician Haley Fohr about its relevance today as a story of a woman rebelling against the male gaze, and its now iconic status as a Queer film. Fohr performs an original soundtrack live to a screening of the film on Wednesday 16 May.

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