“Hamish”, the new documentary from LSM director Robbie Fraser, chronicles the life and works of one of Scotland’s most prolific creatives – Hamish Henderson. It is premiering at the Glasgow Film Festival on Tuesday the 23rd of February at 18:00pm. Click here for ticket information.
Hamish Henderson (1919-2002) was a colossal figure in Scottish culture, a man of boundless passion and curiosity whose poems continue to elevate and inspire a nation. Robbie Fraser’s highly anticipated documentary pays tribute to the many contrary forces and diverse facets of Henderson’s life as a poet, soldier, intellectual, activist, songwriter and leading force in the revival of Scottish folk music. The film features a new score by award-winning composer and producer Jim Sutherland. The screening on Tue 23 Feb (18.00) will include a musical overture featuring two of Scotland’s most respected singers, Adam McNaughton and Siobhan Miller, in association with Celtic Connections.