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Lost and Sound



Lost and Sound is a moving creative documentary, made by a partially deaf filmmaker. It weaves its way through a startling world of sound and silence, via the ears and brains of three extraordinary people as they try to rediscover music: a dancer deaf since birth, a young pianist who lost her hearing as a baby, and a music critic facing sudden partial deafness.

Music is one of the greatest of all human experiences; millions of us fall under its spell every day, and it engages more parts of the brain than any other human activity. But what if you lost the ability to hear it? Could you find music again... could music find you?


Director(s): Lindsey Dryden

Executive Producer(s): Tom Roberts

Producer(s): Kat Mansoor, Lindsey Dryden

Cinematographer: Peter Emery

Editor(s): Tim Grabham, Adam Lavis

Sound Designer: Duncan Warrick, Jeet Thakrar

Music: Nikky French

Additional Credits: Edit Consultant: Tom Fulford, Ben Chanan, Animation: Karrot Animation

Director Bio


Lindsey Dryden is a partially deaf documentary filmmaker and obsessive music lover from London, UK. She's worked on documentaries for broadcasters like the BBC, Channel 4 and Current TV. She has also screened her films at True/False, East End Film Festival, the BFI and others. This is her first feature.


Public Film Contact

Lindsey Dryden
Little By Little Films
E8 4AA, UK


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