Music documentary

Limerick music documentary shortlisted for prestigious London Film Festival

THE first documentary from the team behind Limerick’s annual independent music and arts festival, Féile na Gréine, has been selected for the Irish Film Festival in London.

Out of Place, the first feature-length documentary, has been selected as part of the official program of the largest Irish film festival in the world – outside of Ireland.

Showcasing the latest and greatest in Irish film, television and animation, the festival will take place for its London audiences from November 16-20.

Examining the role music plays in building community, Out of Place explores the tensions that emerge as musicians struggle to carve out a place for themselves in their city.

Featuring performances by Denise Chaila, God Knows, Hey Rusty, His Father’s Voice, MuRli and Post Punk Podge & the Technohippies, the film is an intimate portrayal of a local music scene, capturing the diversity of cultural activity in the city. of Limerick.

Tickets are available here.

Director, Graham Patterson, commented: “So excited to share Out of Place alongside other amazing Irish films. Limerick has a strong musical and community culture, and I am proud that it is presented to an international audience.

Comprised of musicians, designers, photographers and other creative practitioners, Féile an Gréine began as an annual music festival and continues to build a national reputation for championing emerging and experimental musical talent from Ireland, while making of Limerick City an important destination within Irish culture. countryside.

Guided by entrenched beliefs in DIY culture, local connections and inclusivity in the arts, the Limerick Festival has grown, as has its creative output, which now includes films and publications, all of which embody a fierce approach to DIY.

The documentary will be available for viewing as part of the festival’s online programming, from November 16 to 30.