The Guelph Gaelic Conversational Group presents: An evening of Gaelic Films
All films are Scottish Gaelic with English sub-titles.
Everyone is welcome- bring your friends & family!
Pay What You Can at the door- suggested admission $10 general /$5 Students; 18 years and under with parents - FREE
Feature film/ Priomh fhilm:
Seachd the Inaccessible Pinnacle
A stunning scenery and powerful performances make this a must-see family film. Filmed entirely on the island of Skye and set against the backdrop of the stunning Cuillin mountain range, Seachd is the first contemporary Scottish Gaelic featured film and was nominated for 3 Scottish BAFTAS including Best Film. Stories from the whole swatch of Gaelic history - poisoned loves, bloody revenge, water horses and Spanish gold - Rated PG - 88 minutes.
Documentary film: A' Seinn an aghaidh na Balbhachd / Singing Against the Silence
Documentary about Gaelic in Nova Scotia and current efforts to revitalize the language and culture. In Gaelic with English subtitles. @2012, Michael Newton. 26 minutes
Short film: Faire Chaluim MhicLeoid- The Wake of Calum MacLeod
Nominated for a Genie Award for best live action short film, The Wake of Calum MacLeod is a historic venture into one of the world's most renowned oral storytelling cultures. Shot in the spectacular highlands of Cape Breton and featuring Gaelic Storyteller Aonghas MacLeoid and music by internationally- acclaimed singer Mary Jane Lamond, The Wake of Calum MacLeod is a true original, "a short film but a big deal... a beautifully made, intense version of a short but tall tale." (The Globe and Mail) 8:06 minutes
For more information, email Padraigeag NicNill/ Trish MacNeil: firstname.lastname@example.org
Plus, the Bookshelf will be offering related books, which are on display, for 10% off.