SONG OF GRANITE

Dec 2 screening features introduction by Paddy Meskell, Solas Nua Chairman of the Board, and post-screening reception sponsored by the Embassy of Ireland

2018 Oscar® Selection, Ireland

This poetic, hybrid exploration of the life of legendary sean nós singer Joe Heaney mixes narrative elements with performance footage that goes beyond the traditional music documentary and touches on Ireland's past and present. Filmed lovingly in black and white, the striking imagery of Connemara and Ireland's west coast, and the people of the land anchor this lyrical look at the life of Heaney, the master of sean nós (traditional, unaccompanied singing). The film also features performances from some of the most renowned sean nós singers of today and the artists inspired by Heaney's work and legacy. Official Selection, 2017 South by Southwest, Karlovy Vary film festivals. DIR/SCR Pat Collins; SCR Eoghan Mac Giolla Bhride, Sharon Whooley; PROD Jessie Fisk, Alan Maher. Ireland/Canda, 2017, b&w, 104 min. In English and Irish with English subtitles. NOT RATED
Co-presented with Solas Nua and the Capital Irish Film Festival.

No passes accepted.

104 Minutes
Biography - music

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