Nov 11 - Nov 19
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE | As the lead singer and songwriter of The Pogues, Shane MacGowan fused punk rock with Irish folk music to create timeless songs such as “Streams of Whiskey” and “Fairytale of New York,” while championing an unabashedly Irish identity. Filmmaker Julien Temple, who began his career making films with the Sex Pistols, is a perfect match to let MacGowan tell his own story, in revealing conversations with the likes of Gerry Adams and Johnny Depp. For any MacGowan fan, this is an essential portrait for understanding his complexity.
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Included with the screening ticket is an exclusive pre-recorded Q&A with Julien Temple (Director), immediately following the film.
Director: Julien Temple
Executive Producer: Jonathan Blanshay, Ciaran McNamara, Damien O’Donohoe, Manish Patel, Gerry O’Boyle, Sam Sarkar, Jeremy Thomas, Jan Younghusband, Steve Lappin
Producer: Johnny Depp, Stephen Deuters, Stephen Malit, Julien Temple
Cinematographer: Stephen Organ
Editor: Caroline Richards
Publicist: Falco Ink
US Distributor: Magnolia Pictures