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Hamish

  • 2015
  • UK
  • Directed by: Robbie Fraser
  • Written by: Kevin MacNeil, Robbie Fraser, Clyde Wallbanks

Documentary paying tribute to the life and work of Hamish Henderson, one of the prime movers of the 20th century revival of Scottish folk music. Fraser focuses on Henderson's many achievements rather than his private life, the result being a fond if decidedly one-sided portrait.

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Filmhouse, Edinburgh (0.0 miles)

88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH3 9BZ
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Hamish

23 Feb 20163 stars

Glasgow Film Festival: A warm, if one-sided introduction to a Scottish folk figurehead

Softly-spoken, open-shirted and sporting a grinning mouthful of teeth like cracked headstones, Hamish Henderson cuts an eccentric and intriguing figure on-screen. The poet, soldier, songwriter and archivist, who died in 2002, is credited with…

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