Behind The Sound

Sisters with Transistors (film) - Premiere

Saturday 27 February - Monday 1 March, 3:00 am - 4:30 am

Suitability: 10 Yrs +


SISTERS WITH TRANSISTORS is the remarkable untold story of electronic music’s female pioneers, composers who embraced machines and their liberating technologies to utterly transform how we produce and listen to music today.

The film maps a new history of electronic music through the visionary women whose radical experimentations with machines redefined the boundaries of music, including Clara Rockmore, Daphne Oram, Bebe Barron, Pauline Oliveros, Delia Derbyshire, Maryanne Amacher, Eliane Radigue, Suzanne Ciani, and Laurie Spiegel.

Sisters with Transistors is more than just the history of a music genre: it's the story of how we hear and the critical but little-known role female pioneers play in that story.

Introduced by Director Lisa Rovner

Feature documentary, 84 min, UK, 2020 | Written and Directed by Lisa Rovner | Produced by Anna Lena Vaney 

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