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Hull Independent Cinema: THE SILVER BRANCH

HULL TRUCK THEATRE, Hull Truck Theatre, 50 Ferensway, Hull, HU2 8LB

21 Feb 2019

7.00pm

£7.00

18+ only

Hull Independent Cinema & Leeds Int’l Film Festival presents: THE SILVER BRANCH
Katrina Costello, John Brown | 2017 | Ireland | 75 mins | Unrated – 18+ only

See the Jan – Mar 2019 Leeds Audience Favourite Season at a discounted price! See all three films and save. £15 Standard, £12 HIC Member, £9 Students and Under 25s for all three films in the season.

Synopsis
An uplifting and emotional celebration of people and place, which captures the delicacy of the natural world; the heart and soul of a peasant farmer-poet, Patrick McCormack; and the ancient rural spirit of Ireland which stands behind him. The story is centred around Patrick and the land, The Burren, Western Ireland. A wild place where Mesolithic tombs, famine villages and present-day small rocky fields are like jewels telling of our long human story on these hills. Patrick longs to farm in the quiet pace his ascendants did. But his life gains a different momentum when he’s called to battle in the Supreme courts to decide on the fate of this iconic wilderness.

Featuring Patrick McCormack, John Joe Conway

Awards & Reviews
Nominee, Best Documentary – Irish Film and Television Awards|
Toronto Hot Docs Film Festival, Belfast Film Festival, Leeds Intl Film Festival Official Selections

“The Silver Branch is an absorbing, brilliant film that should be honoured everywhere prizes are given, for delving delicately and drinking deep at the well of one man’s story, one family’s joy and heartbreak.” – Paddy Kehoe, RTÉ (Ireland)

“The film was five years in the making by director Katrina Costello and, as with the case taken by McCormack and the Burren Action Group members, it is a testament to patience, determination and love of a place.” – Film Ireland Magazine

Certificate
THE SILVER BRANCH is unrated – 18+ only will be allowed in the theatre.

Venue Details

HULL TRUCK THEATRE,
Hull Truck Theatre,
50 Ferensway,
Hull,
HU2 8LB

01482 323638

boxoffice@hulltruck.co.uk

http://www.hulltruck.co.uk

A pioneering theatre with a unique Northern Voice, locally rooted, global in outlook, inspiring artists, audiences and communities to reach their greatest potential. We produce and present inspiring theatre that reflects the diversity of a modern Britain. We provide the resources, space and support to grow people and ideas, are an ambassador for our city, a flagship for our region and a welcoming home for our communities. Through our work with schools and local communities we engage with thousands of young people, disabled groups and adults, offering opportunities to participate in the arts, whether as the first step into a career, a way to build confidence and meet new people, or as part of a rounded education. During our Year of Exceptional Drama as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017 we welcomed a record number of 108,000 audience members at our home in Hull and on tour around the UK. We were thrilled to work with a wide range of internationally renowned artists and companies to stage 13 home-produced plays, including 7 new commissions. We have announced our ambitious equality and diversity plans as part of our commitment to opening up access to all aspects of the theatre. The animation below details how and why we will be ensuring our doors are well and truly flung open to all. It was developed by the theatre’s Inclusion Action Group.

Facilities

Accessible Toilets

Baby Changing

Blue-Badge Parking

Hearing Loop

Level Access

Wheelchair Access

Opening Times

Monday
10am - 5.30pm (or 30 mins prior to show time)
Tuesday
10am - 5.30pm (or 30 mins prior to show time)
Wednesday
10am - 5.30pm (or 30 mins prior to show time)
Thursday
10am - 5.30pm (or 30 mins prior to show time)
Friday
10am - 5.30pm (or 30 mins prior to show time)
Saturday
10am - 5.30pm (or 30 mins prior to show time)
Sunday
Closed (or from 1 hour prior to show time)