‘Francis Bacon in Paris’

Directed documentary film ‘Francis Bacon in Paris’ 1996 France/ Germany. Screened at the Coutauld Institute, London.

Accompanying David Sylvester in the last days of hanging the retrospective exhibition of Francis Bacon at the Centre Pompidou Paris, this film presents a final dialogue between artist and critic, as previously unpublished conversations between Bacon and Sylvester narrate the hanging of the show. Francis Bacon in his own words.

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‘Model and Artist; Henrietta Moraes and Francis Bacon’

Co-directed and produced documentary film ‘Model and Artist; Henrietta Moraes and Francis Bacon’ 1993. Screened at the ICA, Centre Pompidou Paris and Haus der Kunst Munich.

Meeting Francis Bacon in London in the Sixties, Henrietta Moraes became his most frequent female subject in both portraits and as the model for his larger works. Filmed during the Francis Bacon exhibition at the Marlborough Gallery, London, Henrietta recalls her impression of the artist. Intercut with archive footage of Bacon in interview, these interviews form a final dialogue between artist and model.

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‘Lumin de Lumine’

Appeared in the film ‘Lumin de Lumine’ 2001 screened at Atlantis Gallery, London, Tshingh University Beijing, Complesso del Vittoriano Rome, Centre d’Art Contemporain Geneva, Gulbenkian Gallery Lisbon, and P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Centre NY.

Lumin de Lumine

Shot on location in Particle Accelerator Number One, CERN, Geneva. Lumen de Lumine is a meditation on solitude. A motion picture playing with quantum theory, the nature of light and near-miss particle collisions.

Lumin de Lumine
Director Ken McMullen, 2001
Cast- Martha Parsey

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Short films

Directed short film ‘Facade’ at the Berlin Film Academy, 1995. Screened at the Riverside Studio London and receiving a special recognition at the Ebensee Short Film Festival.

Directed short film ‘Samsa’s Dream’ 1994 for a theatre production of Kafka’s ‘Metamorphosis’ for Oxford University at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Directed short film ‘Major/Minor’ 1993, 16mm for the London College of Printing.

Animated and shot film ‘Frieze of Life’ 1992 at Central St Martins College of Art.

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Film / Theatre / Television

Appeared as an actress in the film ‘Crossbow’ France/UK/USA with Morgan Sheppard and Brian Blessed, film ‘Still Dark’. UK 1987, the Channel 4 film ‘Domestic Bliss’ 1986, the play ‘The Women’ at the Old Vic Theatre, London, the BBC TV series ‘Jury’, the TV Series ‚Behind the Bike Sheds’, in the theatre play ‘The Overgrown Path’ written by Robert Holman, at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in the film ‘Supergirl’ with Faye Dunnaway, Helen Slater, Peter O’Toole, Peter Cook and Mia Farrow, in the 1984 RSC production of ‘Richard III’ with Sir Anthony Sher and Brian Blessed, in the film ‘1984’ with John Hurt, Richard Burton, Cyril Cusack, Suzanna Hamilton, in the ITV series ‘Partners in Crime’ 1983, in the 1981 film ‘Memoirs of a Survivor’ with Julie Christie and in the 1980 film ‘A Tale of Two Cities’ with Chris Sarandon, Peter Cushing, Kenneth More, Dame Flora Robson, David Suchet and Nigel Hawthorne.

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