Alp horn. Wind chimes. Grand piano. Tuba. Chicken bagpipes. A violin made of fire. Nail clippers?
These are just some of the instruments played by the 40+ strong Pilgrim Air Orchestra, as celebrated in Matt Hulse’s eccentric Super 8mm film document of A Pilgrimage, which shakily follows the ups and downs of a 37 tonne cinema on wheels … and its bearers.
The soundtrack blends recordings from the road trip with sounds created live-to-picture by the Pilgrim Air Orchestra, plus an original score by Matt Hulse and Behm Aidan Gerrod MacRae.
The World Premiere of the film will be at this year’s Cucalorus festival.