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Seachd: The Inaccessible Pinnacle

  • Filmhouse 88 Lothian Road Edinburgh EH3 9BZ (map)
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SEACHD: THE INACCESSIBLE PINNACLE
With live performance by Rachel Newton
Filmhouse | Presented by the Folk Film Gathering

Simon Miller | 90 mins | 2007 | Scotland

This screening will feature a special mini-concert from celebrated folk musician Rachel Newton.

A powerful invocation of the Gaelic oral tradition, and one of the first films to be shot within the Gaelic language, Seachd stars celebrated figures within Scotland’s Gaelic community – Angus Peter Campbell, Dolina McLennan and Padruig Morrison – in a tale about the passing down of stories and spirituality from one generation to another. When Angus’s parents are killed trying to climb Skye’s Inaccessable Pinnacle, he is brought up by his grandfather, amongst the magical stories of the Gàidhealtachd: of the water horse, buried gold, of poisoned lovers. When his grandfather falls ill, Angus must confront what is just a story, and what is true.  

Show starts: 5:50pm

Tickets: £11/£9
Buy 3 Folk Film Gathering tickets or more and get 15% off, 6 or more and get 25% off, 9 or more and get 35% off

Earlier Event: May 5
EYG Taster Workshop