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About A Band: Ceilidh Culture Festival

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About A Band is to be screened as part of Edinburgh’s Ceilidh Culture Festival.

The Ceilidh Culture Festival brings together a large number of contributors from all over Edinburgh and beyond, for a real celebration of all that is wonderful about the grass roots traditional arts in Scotland. With more than 30 contributing organisations, Ceilidh Culture proudly showcases local talent alongside international acts.

About A Band will be shown at McDonald Road Community Library on Tuesday 12th April 2011 at 10.15am. The screening will be followed by music from the Columcille Ceilidh Band.

For more details click here.

 

Breadmakers: Thessaloniki

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Breadmakers is to be screened at the 13th Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival which takes place between the 11th – 20th March 2011.

The Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival is a leading European Documentary Festival since its inception in 1999. Through its tributes and retrospectives, the festival focuses on filmmakers with unique cinematic voices, internationally renowned for their contribution to the documentary genre.

Breadmakers Director, Yasmin Fedda, will be travelling to the Film Festival.

 

About A Band: The Herald review

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A nice review from Alison Rowat of The Herald newspaper dated 17th February 2011.

"Meet another combo, this time a Scots one, in Jim Hickey’s short but uplifting documentary About a Band (***). The Columcille Ceilidh Band from Edinburgh is mainly made up of musicians with learning difficulties. As Hickey follows them from gig to gig it’s plain that, like every other band, the CCB are in it for the sheer joy of playing and the camaraderie of the road. N/C 18+, Wednesday, 1.30pm, GFT."

 

And So Goodbye: Reel Festivals 2011

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And So Goodbye is to be screened at Reel Festivals in May 2011. This is a new arts festival hosting cultural exchanges between Syria, Lebanon and Scotland. The festival will begin in Damascus, move to Lebanon and end in Edinburgh with a changing program of music, film and poetry.

Previous Reel Festivals have focused on Afghanistan and Iraq and have been co-ordinated by Firefly International, Afghan Schools Trust and Edinburgh University Settlement.

The festival, supported by the British Council, will take place for three weeks from 7th May 2011, beginning in Damascus, then moving to Beirut before closing in Edinburgh.

 

About a Band: Glasgow Film Festival

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Our documentary About a Band will be screened at the Glasgow Film Festival at 1.30pm on Wednesday 23rd February 2011 in Glasgow Film Theatre 2.

The film features Columcille Ceilidh Band which uniquely includes musicians with and without learning disabilities. Interviews with the band members show their working relationship and the inevitable tensions which exist within the band, but also the central role that music plays in their lives.

Glasgow Film Festival, the fastest growing film event in the UK, is dedicated to present the best of international and Scottish cinema to film lovers. GFF offers screenings, lectures, discussions, festivals within the festival, workshops and the chance to meet filmmakers from Scotland and around the world.

To book tickets click here.

 

 


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