A special screening and unique live event of Niall McCann’s acclaimed documentary Lost in France will take place on Tuesday 21st February in a number of Irish cinemas including the Irish Film Institute, Movies@Dundrum, Movies@Swords, The Gate Cork with other venues to be announced.
The film charts the rise of Scotland’s indie music scene in the 1990s led by iconic Glasgow label Chemikal Underground, the Delgados, Bis, Mogwai, Franz Ferdinand, Arab Strap and other seminal musicians and bands. Following the screening, audiences will be able to experience the magic live as Alex Kapranos (Franz Ferdinand), Stuart Braithwaite (Mogwai), RM Hubbert and Emma Pollock and Paul Savage (The Delgados) reunite for a once-in-a-lifetime performance.
The film and performance will be screened live to cinemas across Ireland and the UK and tickets are on sale now. Watch the Lost in France trailer here: https://youtu.be/984SSIeOxwI
Lost in France will open on general release in Ireland on 3rd March by Wildcard Distribution. Special guests including, Stuart Braithwaite (Mogwai), Emma Pollock (ex-The Delgados, Chemikal Underground Records) and RM Hubbert (Chemikal Underground Records), and director Niall McCann will attend select screenings on the opening weekend.
There are a series of gigs around Ireland will accompany the film’s release including Emma Pollock & RM Hubbert LIVE:
Friday March 3rd – The Workman’s Club, Dublin
Saturday March 4th – Connolly’s of Leap, Cork
Sunday March 5th – Roisin Dubh, Galway