Limerick film Out of Place celebrates US Premiere. Photo of Post Punk Podge
Limerick film Out of Place hits stateside for its US premiere as part of the official selection of Vermont Film + Music Festival
Following a successful screening tour around Ireland last February, Out of Place hits stateside for its US premiere as part of the official selection of Vermont Film + Music Festival. The festival takes place between 2-4 June in Stowe, VT.
The film will also be available to view online via Solas Nua, a Washington DC based Irish arts organisation. On 28th June, director Graham Patterson will speak to Capital Irish Film Festival director Maedhbh Mc Cullagh in an online Q&A.
Back home, Irish viewers will be delighted to hear that Out of Place will be shown as part of Achill Island Film Festival this weekend, 11-13 May.
Speaking about the documentary, Limerick-based director Graham Patterson said, “Limerick City has been my home for the past five years, and to experience first-hand the explosion of music and creativity that has been coming from the city has been exhilarating, intense, and I have found a true home within this community.”
The critically acclaimed film which was nominated for Best Documentary last November at Irish Film Festival London, is a meditation on the role music plays in building community, exploring the tensions that emerge when musicians struggle to carve out a space for themselves in their city. Out of Place features performances from Denise Chaila, God Knows, Hey Rusty, His Father’s Voice, MuRli, and Post Punk Podge & the Technohippies.
Exploring music made at a local level, this film follows a variety of musicians as they try to navigate their changing city, in an attempt to find places to create, perform and connect with
others. This proves difficult as space provided for culture is always shrinking, turning the act of music-making into an act of defiance.
Filmed with a DIY spirit, Out of Place is both a celebration of music as form of individual and collective expression.
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