The filmmaker Sally Potter has won awards at the Venice and Berlin film festivals and directed actors like Tilda Swinton, Cate Blanchett, and Javier Bardem. Now, at 73, she's releasing her debut album. She joins us to discuss the album, Pink Bikini, for an All Of It Listening Party.
Posted 18th Jul in NEWS
Filmmaker Sally Potter built her reputation as a highly respected auteur who launched Tilda Swinton’s career in the Oscar-nominated film “Orlando.” Now in her 70’s, she’s kickstarting a music career with her debut record, “Pink Bikini.”
Posted 17th Jul in NEWS
In this chat, we get to meet the fantastic, storied filmmaker Sally Potter. The writer-director of such acclaimed and varied films such as Orlando and Ginger & Rosa, Sally is actually just now releasing her debut full-length album (!) which is called Pink Bikini.
Posted 14th Jul in NEWS
Award-winning director Sally Potter has challenged British society throughout her 50-year career, in films like “Orlando,” “The Party,” and “Ginger and Rosa.” Now, at 73, Potter’s creative resolve forges on with her first studio album, “Pink Bikini.”
Posted 14th Jul in NEWS
The Garden Cinema is delighted to host a weekend of screenings and events celebrating the films and music of one of the UK’s foremost artists: Sally Potter.
Posted 9th Jun in NEWS
Sally Potter joins Miranda Sawyer to talk about key musical moments from her life and the making of her new album Pink Bikini.
Posted 30th Apr in NEWS
A boundary between helping a loved one and walking away from them is being played with in Sally Pot
Posted 15th Nov in NEWS
Hollywood has an obsession with ‘what could have been’. It’s a question which haunts many of i
Posted 7th Nov in NEWS
THE PIONEERING SALLY POTTER...
Posted 7th Oct in NEWS
Sick of rejections from Hollywood’s bonnet-crazed bigwigs, Sally Potter set out to make a movie of Virginia Woolf's “unfilmable” novel Orlando on her own terms, decamping to the former USSR as the Iron Curtain collapsed. What sounds like a recipe for art-house obscurity yielded box office gold, presaging contemporary conversations about sexual and gender identity by three decades and launching extraordinary careers, not least that of a certain Tilda Swinton. As the film celebrates 30 years in print, here’s how a passion project became a landmark cinematic revelation.
Posted 29th Sep in NEWS
In Look at Me, Rock is thrown to the floor by Javier Bardem. Potter discusses male anger in her film and the similarities between that and Rock’s real-life experience of being slapped by Will Smith at the Oscars
Posted 25th Aug in NEWS