Journey to the Underworld

A Liverpool Black History Month happening

As part of the special commissions for Black History Month 2020, we Launch LUMA Creations’ Journey to the Underworld a short film which follows the journey of a poem by Francisco Carrasco that speaks of our ancestors and our contemporary struggles. It takes a journey through the lives of indigenous people from Africa, the Americas and connects with us in this moment of urgency, crisis and confusion where we attempt to find answers.

The film is underpinned with an original soundtrack composed by Francisco & Oscar Carrasco. Filmed and edited by Antonio de la Torre & Directed by Francisco Carrasco with performances from Max Alder, Oscar Carrasco, Erik Bichard, Estibaliz Moure Abad, Francisco Carrasco, Marina Pozo, Kinda Ali and many more.

Some of the comments it has got so far:

“Beautiful and very moving…thank you all”

“Very strong script, very well produced!!”

Funded by the Mayor City Fund in partnership with Cool Collective, Writing on the Wall & Culture Liverpool