Cigar Box Blues
P. Atkinson, (Writer and Researcher), Virginia Heath (Director) Grant Kier (Producer)
Cigar Box Blues: The Makers of a Revolution.
Documentary Film, 29mins, 2019.
We meet the passionate makers and players of cigar box guitars. Many of these craftsmen and musicians are from post-industrial British towns, and have created a self-identity through making these unique three-stringed guitars.
This film reveals how just three chords, played on their unique, DIY, instruments, hand-made from recycled materials, connect them to their truth.
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