Lost in France One-Off Screening and Live Event to Take Place on February 21

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Lost in France One-Off Screening and Live Event to Take Place on February 21

A special screening and unique live event of Niall McCann's acclaimed IFB-supported documentary Lost in France will take place on Tuesday February 21 in a number of Irish cinemas including the Irish Film Institute, Movies@Dundrum, Movies@Swords, The Gate Cork with other venues to be announced.

Written and directed by Niall McCann and produced by Nicky Gogan and Paul Welsh for Still Films and Edge City Films with funding from the Irish Film Board and Creative Scotland, Lost in France 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.

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

Lost in France will open on general release in Ireland on 3rd March by Wildcard Distribution. Written and directed by Niall McCann and produced by Nicky Gogan and Paul Welsh for Still Films and Edge City Films with funding from the IFB and Creative Scotland.