Asunder
  • Year2016
  • Duration72 min

Esther Johnson’s film Asunder uses archive and contemporary footage to convey the story of the North East's involvement in WW1, from the men who fought in the fields to those who stayed behind to work in the region’s shipyards and munitions factories. Narrated by Kate Adie and Alun Armstrong, with a score by Field Music and Warm Digits.

Asunder is co-commissioned by Sunderland Cultural Partnership and 14–18 NOW: WW1 Centenary Art Commissions, supported by The National Lottery through Arts Council England and the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, Sunderland Business Improvement District, Culture Bridge North East and Sir James Knott Trust.

  • Director(s): Esther Johnson
  • Producer(s): Esther Johnson
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Language: English
  • Format: Video
  • Premiere status: None
  • Website: www.asunder1916.uk
Director Filmography
Retreating the Line
2017
It’s Quicker By Hearse The Tale of the Petitioning Housewife, the Protesting Schoolboy and the Campaign Trail Student
2013
Chalk Trace
2013
The View From My Window Tells Me I'm Home
2012
Analogue Kingdom
2010
Credits
Music(s):
Field Music, Warm Digits
Narrator(s):
Kate Adie, Alun Armstrong
Sales Contact
Name
Esther Johnson
Job Title
Artist · Filmmaker · Professor of Film and Media Arts
Company
Blanche Pictures
Email
esther.johnson@shu.ac.uk
Phone
Website
http://www.blanchepictures.com