This short film commissioned by Philips art gallery explores his collection and history of the late John Alvaro Caldas. Born in Rusholme, Manchester in 1934. After a successful career as a West End dancer and later as a jazz musician with the John Caldas Quartet, he renewed his early interest in art, producing an impressive body of paintings and drawings over more than three decades.

Directed By

Ashton John

Commissioned by

Philips Art Gallery Manchester


DOP – David Nwikpo Editor – Lee Mckarkiel