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Doc Edge - Iorram (Boat Song)

Run time:
97 mins
Release date:
26 June 2022

The first-ever theatrical documentary shot in Scottish Gaelic, Iorram (Boat Song) is an immersive portrait of a thousand-year-old fishing community in the Outer Hebrides, as it faces an uncertain future. New Zealand born award-winning filmmaker Alastair Cole layers breathtaking footage of modern island life. Archive sound recordings of voices, stories and songs from the mid-20th century are woven together with an original folk score by Aidan O'Rourke. The result is a poetic dialogue between past and present, reflecting on a culture and language fighting to survive in the globalised world.

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