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'Dreams are Free' selected for Chichester Film Festival

'Dreams are Free', Directed by Gary Barber, who is Head of Brighton Film School, has been selected for screening at the upcoming Chichester Film Festival on Wednesday 21st August.

'Dreams are Free' is an hour long documentary celebrating the talented musician, composer and great storyteller Bobby Wellins.

Wellins played with the cream of jazz musicians, including Ronnie Scott, Stan Tracey and Charlie Watts. Bobby has received critical acclaim for his intense and haunting performances on the seminal track ‘Starless and Bible Black’. yet Wellins struggled to overcome addiction and depression.

Ten years of silence followed, before he began to rediscover the desire to play, and self-belief in his ability.

The documentary includes rare concert footage and interviews with family members, musicians and Wellins himself. His honesty, warmth and humour provides a compelling insight into the world of a musical survivor.

The screening will be followed by a performance from the Bobby Wellins Quartet.

Book a ticket for the Chichester Film Festival screening here. 

Find out more about 'Dreams are Free' (dir. Gary Barber).