LINENHALL FILM CLUB - Henry Glassie: Field Work (2019)

LINENHALL FILM CLUB - Henry Glassie: Field Work (2019)

Thanks to our screening partners access>CINEMA and Modern Films we are delighted to be able to bring you the lastest offering in the Linenhall Film Club: Henry Glassie: Field Work.

Tues 8 - 15 June 2021 | €9.99 

Documentary | English/Portuguese | 105 min | Code: Linenhall

Directed by Pat Collins

If you rent this film directly through the link below, you will have the opportunity to support the Linenhall and in doing this we will receive 50% of the rental fee and you will be directly supporting our future film programme. To do so put the code Linenhall in the 'discount code' box during the purchase process. We greatly appreciate your support.

You can access the film anytime that works for you. The Linenhall team are going to watch the film at 8pm on Tues 8 June, which is our regular film club slot!

Screening Link: Click here to rent Henry Glassie: Field Work

About the film

Henry Glassie: Field Work from Director Pat Collins is a portrait of the celebrated folklorist and ethnologist Henry Glassie. Inspired by and featuring Glassie – ‘Field Work’, is an immersive and meditative film set among the rituals and rhythms of working artists in Brazil, Turkey, North Carolina and Ireland.

The film displays the director’s trademark eye for details and the process of the artist’s work is awe-inspiring. Glassie’s subject is folklore and art but his deep abiding love for the people who create it resonates throughout the film. “I don’t study people” Glassie says, “I stand with people and I study the things they create.” Artists like the sculptor Edival Rosas from Salvador in Brazil describe their practice as one where body and spirit are integrated, where in Glassie’s words the creative act brings “a momentary fulfilment of what it is to be human”.

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