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Summer Films at glór with Access Cinema at Home: Henry Glassie: Field Work


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Viewing available for 48 hours from time of purchase

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Thanks to our screening partner access>CINEMA and Modern Films glór is delighted to present a summer season of online films for you to enjoy at home. You can rent this title up until June 30th and can view for 48 hours from time of purchase.

Henry Glassie: Field Work |  A Film by Pat Collins
Drama | English | 105 min | Cert TBC

Pat Collins here follows Song of Granite, with Henry Glassie: Field Work, a magisterial portrait of the renowned American folklorist and ethnologist Henry Glassie, now in his seventies. The film is an intricate exposition of Glassie’s life’s work and a vehicle for Collin’s trademark perspicacity and keen eye for the smallest details which yield deep significance. The rituals and rhythms of working artists across Brazil, Turkey, North Carolina and Ireland are recorded in languorously paced sequences which mirror the real time process of the crafting of the work.

Glassie’s subject is folklore but his abiding love for the people who create it resonates throughout the film.


If you rent this film directly, you will get the opportunity to support glór who will receive 50% of the rental fee. This donation will directly support glór’s future film programme.  Simply use the code Glor in the discount code box during the purchase process.

I don’t study people. I stand with people and I study the things they create.” Henry Glassie

access>CINEMA at Home provides a virtual cinema experience that allows glór to bring a new or recent film digitally to their audiences.

access>CINEMA at Home also aims to support independent cinema by returning some of the proceeds from screenings back to the participating film clubs and arts centres presenting the chosen films.

While purchasing, please use the code Glor in the discount box to donate part of the film rental proceeds to glór and therefore support glór as a champion of independent cinema.

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