Galway Film Centre present Natural Grace: Irish Music and Martin Hayes by Art Ó Briain which won the Best Irish Feature Documentary Prize at the 2012 Galway Film Fleadh. The documentary will be screened Upstairs at Kellys, Bridge Street, Galway at 8pm on Culture Night, 21st September. This film is a musical journey into the heart and style of one of our greatest traditional fiddlers, Martin Hayes as we travel with him from his home in East Clare, to performances in the USA and Japan.
The documentary explores the man, his music and his ideas about balancing the old and the new in traditional Irish music. The director Art Ó Briain has created an eloquent and beautifully crafted film and will be in attendance for a Q&A after the screening. 2 short films made on our recent Film School will be screened before the feature. Mindset and Tough Nut were shot over the Summer in Galway city.